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Engineer Mechanical

Midlothian, Virginia, United States
June 29, 2019

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Midlothian, VA 23112



A challenging position which offers increasing responsibilities within engineering, manufacturing, packaging, project management, or sales disciplines.


Twenty years of successful industrial experience in varied engineering functions including package and product development, project engineering, and project management. Experienced in FDA methods, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and ISO processes.

Develop and implement new packaging initiations. Identify cost reduction opportunities. Issue and maintain Packaging Component Specifications, Co-Packer Manuals, and Pallet Patterns. Design and perform Packaging Test Methods and Package Stability Testing. Provide engineering, sales, and technical support as needed to champion business development, troubleshoot obstacles, and establish new requirements. Excellent problem solver. STEM work with ages 3-5.

SpotOn 03/2019 – Present

Richmond, Virginia

Sales Partner

Redefining the merchant service industry by providing clients with tools and services their business deserves at a price that puts money back into their pocket.

Save clients money with industry low payment processing fees, streamline the checkout process with choice of cutting-edge payment hardware, grow revenue and save time with built-in tools to connect to customers, and allow customers’ to rest easy as there are no long-term contracts or commitments.

06/2009 – 02/2019

Montclair, New Jersey (06/2009 – 06/2015) and Midlothian, Virginia (06/2015 – present)


Specialties include engineering, innovation, and project management leading to solutions

Worked with companies as an unpaid Consultant to generate concepts in marketable products

Aided Manufacturing to reconfigure equipment setups and build more universal tooling to adapt equipment faster equipment setups

Recommended cost savings in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Demand Planning

Offered Innovation leading to Patents in design, process, and control

Volunteered in Nursery School program and Kindergarten classes with Math, Reading, and STEM learning and projects

The Sherwin-Williams Company 08/2006 – 10/2008

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey

Engineer III, Level II Packaging Engineer (Manager, Packaging)

·Manage all phases of Package Engineering in support of Woodcare Products Groups within Diversified Brands division: Minwax, Thompson’s WaterSeal, Dura Seal, and Formby’s Brands

·Responsible for development and implementation of new packaging initiations and the on-going maintenance of regular business packaging for Woodcare Products Groups

·Oversee Packaging Cost Reduction Initiative with Manufacturing, Packaging, and Planning to identity cost reduction opportunities that impact labor savings and component expenses

·Recommend packaging innovations that allow Sherwin-Williams to maintain a competitive edge with cost, quality, and customer satisfaction while fulfilling customers’ needs (Customers may be internal or external to The Sherwin-Williams Company.)

·Issue and maintain Packaging Component Specifications, Co-Packer Manuals, and Pallet Patterns for all Woodcare Products Groups’ products and packaging components.

·Design and perform Packaging Test Methods and Package Stability Testing for all Woodcare Products Groups’ packaging components to ensure that all packaging components meet customers’ requirements and vendors’ specifications

·Provide engineering or technical support to Co-Packers, Venders, Manufacturing, Marketing, Research and Development, etc. as needed to champion business development, troubleshoot obstacles, and establish new requirements

·Support ISO registration as needed

Revlon 05/2004 – 06/2006

New York, New York

Senior Package Development Engineer

·Responsible for global development of packaging for new product launches and the on-going maintenance of regular business packaging for the Beauty Toolset category

·Interfaced with various disciplines including Marketing, Creative, Purchasing, and Manufacturing to bring products from the discovery phase to the production phase

·Investigated new packaging techniques including development, materials, and processes to provide innovative and cost effective packaging concepts and solutions

·Assessed feasibility of new projects as they relate to cost, timing, and manufacturability

·Provided engineering or technical approval of supplier blueprints, c, models, and samples as needed for advancement towards the production phase

·Promoted value analysis efforts through implementation to reduce costs on the Beauty Tools business

·Issued Preliminary Bill of Materials and Final Component Specifications

Schering-Plough Corporation 06/2002 – 05/2004

Kenilworth, New Jersey

Project Engineer

·Responsible as full-charge project engineer supporting Pharmaceutical Production in Liquids Ointments Creams / Aerosols / Dry Powder Inhalants and Packaging

·Acted in all phases of project engineering including design conception, appropriation justification, specifications, design review, factory acceptance test, qualification documentation, installation, start-up, calibration, preventative maintenance documentation, changeover documentation, training, project close out and equipment performance

·Collaborated on design and development of new and existing manufacturing systems to enhance production capabilities

·Provided supervision of contractors to ensure construction projects were executed according to schedule, code, and standards

·Supported efforts to resolve manufacturing issues and to pledge sustained compliance as outlined by the Consent Decree

Digital Optics Corporation 04/1999 – 11/2001

Charlotte, North Carolina

Manufacturing Process Engineer

·Developed and maintained factory layout drawing for relocation of production to new site using AutoCAD software

·Supervised contractors to promote utilities modifications for new facility

·Managed and attained compliance to electrical certification of equipment released to production

·Participated in Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping efforts to achieve optimal equipment and process organization

·Evaluated tooling requirements to support continuous quality improvement

·Designed custom tooling for implementation within the production cycle

Mechanical Engineer

·Designed fixtures and tooling to manage substrates and finished products using Mechanical Desktop software

·Developed FEA models to champion development programs using MEMCAD software

·Configured assemblies required to mechanically mount components

·Created process specification for wafer to wafer bonding of solid wafers resulting in patent submission

·Established and procured tooling for new facility

Duke Engineering & Services – Student Intern 05/1998 – 08/1998

Charlotte, North Carolina

Clemson University – Cooperative Education Student

Reliance Electric Company 01/1997 – 04/1997

Athens, Georgia

Plastic Omnium 06/1996 – 08/1996

Anderson, South Carolina

Dana Corporation 05/1996 – 06/1996

Greenville, South Carolina


MASTER OF SCIENCE, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 2006


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Mechanical Engineering, 1998

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, Clemson, South Carolina


United States Patent Number: D560,854 - “Skin Smoothing Implement” (01/2008)

United States Patent Number: D552,485 - “Tube with Cap” (10/2007)

United States Patent Number: 7,278,431 - “Device for Smoothing Keratinous Surfaces” (10/2007)

United States Patent Number: 7,229,111 - “Tweezer, Kit, Method, and Package” (06/2007)

United States Patent Number: D530,452 - “Curved File” (10/2006)

United States Patent Number: D530,451 - “Skin Buffing Implement” (10/2006)

United States Patent Number: D524,441 - “Device for Smoothing Keratinous Surfaces” (07/2006)

United States Patent Number: D523,143 - “Skin Removing Implement” (06/2006)

United States Patent Number: D515,742 - “Tweezer” (02/2006)

United States Patent Number: US 6,669,803 B1 - “Simultaneous Provision of Controlled Height Bonding Material at a Wafer Level and Associated Structures” (12/2003)

●Engineer in Training (EIT)

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