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Project Manager Engineer

Merrillville, IN
April 30, 2014

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George Csadenyi

**** ****** *** ***.

Ft. Wayne, IN46819


Cell 260-***-****


Summary: Innovative, hands-on, staff project engineer with

progressive and in-depth

experience in design and development of manufacturing

commercial products. Created value for organizations by

consistently exceeding customer needs, bringing innovative

products with differentiating factors to market, improving

quality, decreasing costs, leading cross functional teams and

improving business processes.


Managing projects Develop and analysis Budgeting


Meeting deliverables Scheduling Resolving problems

Performing product design Planning Identifying new

Developing engineering Scheduling engineering opportunities

personnel personnel Leading engineering


Top Echelon Contracting - Canton, OH

6 months

A consultanting company.

Consultant - Cleveland Range LLC., Manitowoc Corp. - Cleveland, OH

7/13 to 12/13

Set up production lines and work cells. Perform time studies to balance

work flow and improve

efficiencies. Train production personnel on assembly, welding, spot

welding, finishing and testing

products. Assist engineering on new ways to manufacture products and change

drawings to afflict these

processes. Assist purchasing and quality assurance departments on supplier

issues and costumer


Lincoln Foodservice Products, Inc.; Div. of Manitowoc Foodservice -Ft.

Wayne, IN 40 years.

A manufacturer of commercial cooking equipment and supplies.

Staff Project Engineer 2008-


Performing design, procurement, product improvement, developing

manufacturing processes, warranty

claim reduction, cost reductions, customer specific design requests and

manage engineering change

notices and new product release processes.

. Reduced warranty cost per product line down to less than 1.3%.

. Reduced manufacturing costs on each product line every year by 5%.

. Met budgeted labor requirements and improved plant operating

efficiency from 41% to 58%.

. Exceeded 89% on time delivery to the customer.

. Led Kaisen events on oven lines.

Engineering Project Manager 1989-


Performed management, supervision, design, procurement, product

improvement, warranty reduction,

customer communication and customer service of the following key projects.

. Engineered the Tandem Oven for Pizza Hut in four months. Led a cross-

functional team to implement product to production and received

approval from Pizza Hut to be sold to all corporate and franchise


. Engineered the X2 Oven for the general market. Led a cross-functional

team to implement to production and receive approval from Pizza Hut

and Donato's to be sold to all corporate and franchise stores.

. Developed the gas modulation system for the X2 oven.

. Managed nine engineers, three designers, three lab technicians and

three R&D union employees.

Engineering Lab and R&D Manager 1984-


Supervised lab technicians and R&D personnel. Responsible for agency

testing and prototypes.

. Maintained calibration records of all test equipment according to

goverment agencies and ISO9001.

. Met timelines for agency approval so products can be released for


. Designed the power burners used in the Impinger II and Low Profile


. Maintained complete documentation packages to build prototypes.

Senior Lab Technician 1981-


Trained lab technicians and performed testing on existing and new products

to meet customer and government agency requirement.

. Performed, trained and managed all the gas combustion testing for the

Impinger ovens.

. Help received Canadian Standards Assoc., American Gas Assoc. and

Australian Gas Assoc. gas approvals.

. Designed pilot shield for the Impinger I burner.

Lab Technician 1979-


Responsible to perform testing on existing and new products under the

supervision of an engineer.

. Tested existing and new products to customer and agency requirements.

. Developed schematics and wired new products.

. Designed test fixtures.

Lead Man 1972-


Assisted supervisor in the rack and cabinet department.

. Trained workers.

. Set up work schedules at each station.

. Met production rates.

Education: Indiana Institute of Technology - Aerospace Engineering


Training and

Skills: Quality Function Deployment; Value Analysis; Value

Engineering; Value Management;

Project Management; Worldwide Flow College - Demand Flow

Technology and Business Strategy Workshops; Lean manufacturing;

ISO9001; Six Sigma Training; MS project; MS Office; Power Point

Patents: Granted U.S. and foreign patents for power burners. Patents

4,753,215 and 4,846,143.

Granted U.S. patents for conveyor ovens. Patents 4,753,215 and


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