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Manufacturing / Process Engineer / Lean Manufacturing

Hopwood, PA
February 23, 2015

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• Manufacturing Engineer with 20 years of experience with an effective blend of leadership,

teamwork skills, business, and manufacturing knowledge.

• Recognized at the corporate level with multiple honors in promoting quality improvements,

transferring best practices and supporting a total performance culture.

• Expert in the development and creation of electronic documentation for processes and the

operational framework to manage them.


Process Improvement Management Systems Engineering

Lean Manufacturing ERP/Oracle/E9 & E2 PRO E/CAD

Six Sigma/6 S’s ISO 9001 2008/OHSAS 18001 CNC Programming


ACE Allison Conveyor Engineering, Allison, PA

A division of Fenner Dunlop – Conveyor belt bulk material handling

Estimator, Project Manager, Manufacturing Engineer January 2014 to Present

Estimate and submit quotes for complete mining systems including Discharge/Transfers, Drive Stations,

Take Up/Storage Units, Tail Loading Sections and Controls/Electronics.

Provide project management and leadership from an estimate to delivery on site. Support fabrication

from concept to final product. Communicate as a liaison between engineering, vendors, customers and

end users.

Key Results include the acquisition of a new customer base resulting in an ongoing project with

over $250,000 in current sales.

Identified and implemented process improvements to include standardized quote forms, material

take off worksheets, and improved material quote templates for complete terminal groups.

Applied for and identified as a highly qualified candidate for a Quality Assurance and Continuous

Improvement position within our company.




BAE SYSTEMS Land and Armaments, Lemont Furnace, PA

A global defense, aerospace and security company.

Senior Manufacturing Engineer September 2004 to December 2013

Created technician work instructions for specific scopes of work based on multiple inputs including

drawings, specifications, customer input, engineering, and manufacturing process constraints.

Managed the integrated engineering documentation system with links and supporting documents for

technician work instructions. Over 2,500 work instructions managed with an estimated 800+ created.

Consistently exceeded manufacturing improvement and expense savings goals in a leadership

role by incorporating Lean Manufacturing techniques with shop technicians, the materials

group, and office personnel.

Supported, trained and empowered employees to improve their processes through Lean

Manufacturing techniques and 6S.

Developed, fabricated and implemented multiple shop fixtures for process flow improvements,

consistent reproducibility, and quality craftsmanship.

Achieved a high level of respect and integrity across all levels of management from corporate

to shop floor personnel.

Extremely proud to serve those who serve and protect us.

Key Results – Recognized with five corporate awards for the following:

90% improvement in the quality of our products by the reduction of non conforming

material received by our customer.

Developed standardized acceptance criteria, specified detailed inspection instructions,

and clarified customer requirements for simple to complex assemblies.

Created vehicle evaluation processes, individualized repair procedures, and uniform

documentation for vehicles exhibiting in theater battle damage.

Enhanced customer performance by delivering consistent quality vehicles and product

otherwise received in varying states of condition and disrepair.

Enhanced customer performance by performing urgent upgrades to vehicles on an

accelerated schedule while maintaining quality, standard reproducibility and within

challenging budget constraints.





Wilhelm and Kruse/Metal Processing, Brownsville, PA

Structural Steel Fabrication

Project Management/Product Engineering 1999 2003

Interpreted drawings to produce raw material purchases.

Created material cut sheets for all structural shapes.

Programmed CNC Super Daito Drill.

Prepared all shop floor documentation and release packages.

Provided QA inspection on beam layouts.

Responsible for sub contractor release packages, deliverables and quality.

Notable Projects:

• PNC Park, Heinz Field, OSU Stadium, Atlantic City Convention Center and the Steel

Workers Monument in Pittsburgh.

Shane Felter Industries, Uniontown, PA

Structural Steel Fabrication

Assistant Controller/Product Engineer 1995 1999

Constructed material cut sheets.

Programmed CNC plate punch and 4 torch burning table.

Provided QA inspection on layouts, welds, and paint inspection to include environmental.

Created and developed bridge weight totals for price per pound projects.

Compiled and submitted material certification packages for traceability of material used.

Promoted to Assistant Controller for management of Joint Check Agreements, project specific

progress billings, project accounts payable and receivable.

Notable Projects:

D.O.T. bridges for Ohio, Maryland, and PA to include the Smithfield and West End bridges in

Pittsburgh, PA.


California University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, 1992

Community Activities

Technology Advisory Board member at California University of Pennsylvania

Technical Advisor for the Fayette County Vocational School in “BotsIQ” Robotics Competition

Served on the Vocational Board for the State Correctional Institute of Fayette County

Represented BAE at Johnstown Showcase for Commerce multiple years

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