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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
December 23, 2015

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Charles (Charlie) T. Ritt


JOB SEARCH OBJECTIVE Seeking a position in manufacturing engineering – plastics injection molding. Able to relocate and travel.

EDUCATION University of Wisconsin-Madison (Graduated May 2013) B.S. Mechanical Engineering (GPA – 3.1)


United Tactical Systems – (Lake Forest, IL)

Project Engineer, February 2015 – Present

UTS manufactures irritant-filled projectiles and associated air launchers under the PepperBall brand

Utilize Solidworks to model current plastic molding components and redesign associated parts

Create and update molding part drawings

Coordinate with outside suppliers and designers for manufacturing of various molds and parts

Create CAD models for assembly machines and identify areas for improvement

Develop bills of materials for assembly machine equipment MGS Mfg. Group – (Germantown, WI)

Manufacturing Quality Engineer, June 2013 – January 2015 MGS is a privately owned manufacturer of injection molded plastic parts and molding machinery

Primary QE contact with assigned customers to support sales by defining customer issues, determining root cause and working with manufacturing and design groups on corrective actions

Use 8D and 5–Why methodologies to resolve ~15 customer complaints per month (Corrective / Preventative Actions) to grow sales

Lead cross-functional team of Quality, Manufacturing, and Tooling to work with customers to reach resolution

Resolve quality issues for Hewlett Packard to save ~$10,000 in sales per month for MGS

Manage internal non-conforming material reports daily with Quality and production personnel

Write and train employees on manufacturing work instructions to be followed by production personnel

Develop and implement qualification protocols for new and existing parts Milwaukee Cylinder – (Cudahy, WI)

Manufacturing Engineer Intern, Summer 2012

Milwaukee Cylinder is a 100-employee machine shop manufacturing high pressure hydraulic tools and components

Converted CAD drawings to metric for various products for sales in the European marketplace

Managed ECOs (Engineering Change Orders) based upon customer request or internal decisions

Initiated a project to improve routings between work cells in the plant SKILLS

Programming Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, SolidWorks Machining Machining (mill and lathe), MIG welding, carpentry Language 3 years of French


Golf, Hockey, Running

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