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Mechanical Engineering Engineer

Mebane, NC
April 27, 2014

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Matthew J. Kane

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OBJECTIVE: To acquire a full-time position in the field of Engineering and continue my education at night.


Success oriented, dedicated, results-oriented and outgoing with a positive, customer focused attitude

Lean / Six Sigma principles

Outstanding leadership skills with strong sense of responsibility, focused on continuous improvement

Superior analytical skills enabling the development of many cost savings projects

EDUCATION: University of Colorado – Denver, current

Denver, CO

Masters of Engineering –Mechanical Engineering

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, November 2013 Terre Haute, IN

B.S. Mechanical Engineering Dean’s List 2013-2014 GPA: 3.02/4.0

Rated #1 Undergraduate Engineering School for 15 years running by U.S. News

SKILLS: MatLab, Maple, MPLABx, Picosoft, Minitab, AutoCAD and SolidEdge

COURSES: Vibration Analysis, Mechatronics (Mechanical/Electrical Design), Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics

Lightweight Structures, Mechanical Engineering Design, Machine Component Design

EXPERIENCE: Mechatronics (Mechanical/Electrical Design) - Paintball Arena Simulated Bomb

Fall 2013 Goal was to create a “bomb” to be used in a paintball arena for one team to try to disarm

The “bomb” is disarmed when the correct code is entered with wires connected correctly

Blue LEDs light when the correct data is entered in the keypad and red LEDs light with the incorrect data

When the correct code is entered a door opens exposing wires to be connected

A siren sounds when time runs out and LEDs flash the color of the winning team

Bemis Company, Inc. - Senior Design – Film Trim Recycle Process Improvement Winter 2012

Polyethylene trim became statically charged traveling to the grinder causing – Spring 2013

clumping of trim which caused the grinder to jam Implemented a solution in which we

grounded the cyclone to reduce or eliminate the static charge which solved their $300,000 problem

Frito-Lay - Frankfort IN, Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Internship Summer 2012

Evaluated and compiled a system to determine a list of “critical spares”

Reduced the level of spare parts inventory which decreased net working capital

Analyzed the “popcorn” line’s slurry waste problem and designed an inline process to solve issue.

The solution required me to design, test, and implement a new liquid flow process pump

Technical Communications - Reducing Paper Usage on Campus Fall 2011

Proposed a solution to the paper waste problem in five classes that 300 students take yearly

Reduced paper used by 40% by implementing e-books and duplex printing

ACTIVITIES: Triangle Fraternity – Vice President

Represented a 98 member fraternity in the Intrafraternal Council

Led a group of 15 middle school students as a S.A.D.D. leader

Rose-Hulman Men’s Club Lacrosse – Vice President

Conducted practices, organized insurance waivers, and scheduled games

Rose-Hulman Career Fair Team

Contacted and registered companies for career fairs

New Orleans Mission Volunteer / Hurricane Katrina

Painted houses, sorted clothing and led an inner-city event for victims of Hurricane Katrina

International Sports Engineering Association Member

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