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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

West Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
May 14, 2019

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John Robert Lawzano

Mechanical Engineering Professional

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West Nanticoke, PA




A mechanical engineering position in a highly focused company which would allow me to contribute my abilities as a leader. I am a dynamic, team spirited individual that is performance driven with a blend of manufacturing design, modeling, and analysis. Recognized for ability to improve the quality and efficiency of product design and manufacturing process. Ability to communicate and motivate team members to enhance strategic objectives. Excellent problem solving skills complemented by a meticulous attention to details for both drawings and technical specifications.


August 2011-Dec 2013 Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, Pa

Masters of Business Administration (Operations Management and Leadership)

August 2008-May 2011 Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, Pa

Masters of Science in Engineering Management (Engineering Operations and Strategy)

August 2003-May 2007 Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, Pa Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Minor in Physics)


AutoCAD Expert

Microsoft Office Expert

Microsoft Access Intermediate

Lean Manufacturing Intermediate

Six Sigma Concepts Beginner

Brinell Hardness Testing Intermediate

Ferrite Testing Intermediate

Helium Leak Testing Intermediate

Dye Penetrate Testing Intermediate

CNC Programming Beginner

Process Validation Intermediate


Eagle Scout Award Boy Scouts of America

Collegiate Leadership Leadership Wilkes-Barre

Upward Bound Graduate Wilkes Upward Bound

Safe Start Trained In-House Safety Program

CPR/First Aid Certified American Safety and Health Institute

OSHA 30 Certified OSHA

Fork Truck Operator Forklift Academy


September 2012 – March 2019 Bilfinger Industrial Services Mehoopany, Pa.

Mechanical Planner/Construction Manager

Plan and review major construction projects involving plant upgrades to automated equipment and plant facilities at Proctor and Gamble Baby Care Production Facility.

Develop cost efficient quality processes to assist with employee efficiency and development.

Manage project workflow and maintain construction schedule.

Review and analyze Engineering Instructions, drawings, and other technical documents.

Work with Mechanical, Pneumatic, & Sheet Metal trades (Union and Outside Contractors).

Manage a union, multi-craft workforce and fabrication shop.

Maintain shop consumables/tool tracking and multiple shipping/receiving functions.

November 2008 – September 2012 Doyle & Roth Manufacturing Co. Simpson, Pa.

Mechanical Engineer

Perform specialized testing. (Helium Leak testing, Ferrite testing, Brinell Hardness)

Manage project workflow and develop schedule for fabrication.

Review and approve details, drawings, and other work of team members before being issued.

Otherwise same as listed below

June 2008 – November 2008 Weir Mineral North America Hazelton, Pa.

Mechanical Engineer

Oversee multiple design and retro-fit projects involving slurry pumps, both submersible and centrifugal.

Managed a team of three draftsmen after being placed in charge of retro-fit projects.

Retro-fitted old designs to meet new codes and to accommodate customer requests.

Reviewed designs and drawings for projects to ensure proper codes were followed and to ensure the manufacturing of each part was feasible by our shop.

Created bills of material and scaled AutoCAD drawings.

Provide technical support to both shop floor and customers.

March 2007 – June 2008 Doyle & Roth Manufacturing Co. Simpson, Pa.

Mechanical Engineer

Started as an intern and was hired full time upon graduation.

Responsible for reviewing customer drawings and creating detailed AutoCAD drawings for shop fabrication.

Create bills of material and order required material not in stock.

Oversee the production in the shop and troubleshoot problems with fabrication.

Develop CNC programs for drilling and milling processes.

Review and apply customer technical specifications to both drawings and fabrication.

Perform testing and analysis of failures and work in progress to improve quality.

January 2006 – August 2006 Sanofi~Pasteur Swiftwater, Pa.

Manufacturing Technology Engineer

Full – time Co-opportunity with hands on experience in Influenza manufacturing and FDA testing and regulations.

Responsible for leading multiple cleaning validation and cycle development projects.

Analyzed mechanical systems in new vaccine formulation and filling facility and conducted multiple testing on cleaning systems like the storage tank cleaning station, sonicating wash station, and sterilization wash chambers.

I developed and wrote cleaning procedures for the operation of these systems and validated the results in order FDA review.

I also participated in environmental monitoring processes during Influenza licensing period by conducting air quality monitoring and particulate testing.


Jack Frederick Site Leader Professional 314-***-****

Mike Drouse Group Leader Professional 570-***-****

Cathy Castrogiovanni Project Engineer Professional 570-***-****

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