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Metallurgical Engineering Technical Specialist

Greenwood, IN
February 28, 2016

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Adeniyi Agbaje

575-***-**** **** Welcome Way Greenwood, IN 46143

Materials engineer skilled in a wide variety of laboratory methods and instruments for materials characterization/evaluation. Understanding of materials selection/processing, failure analysis and corrosion science. Tremendous organizational, statistical/analytical and report writing skills. Expert knowledge of material testing, design of experiments and six sigma. Managerial experience in coaching technical staff, managing department’s finances/budget and organizing/prioritizing lab projects. WORK EXPERIENCE

Cummins Inc.

Columbus, IN 47201, US

Technical Specialist, Metallurgist and Lab Manager Nov 2014 - Present

Product quality inspection and production process validation

Materials process quality audits and technical process development

Evaluation and implementation of beneficial emerging material and material processing technology

Work with cross functional teams on projects that require materials engineering expertise

Diversified knowledge and experience in characterizing engineering materials for physical, mechanical, chemical and microstructural properties

Knowledge and practical experience in metallurgical lab testing and technology

Laboratory management and technical group leader.

Time and attendance and group account/finance management.

Laboratory equipment management, process ownership and safety coordinator. Cummins Inc.

Columbus, IN 47201, US

Senior Metallurgical Engineer and Lab Manager Oct 2013 – Oct. 2014

Technical document owner: issue/review and interpretation of materials/process standards

Manage the Metallurgical Laboratory at the Cummins Technical Center o Supervising 10+ materials engineering technicians and conduct performance review o Prioritizing 120+ work requests per month

o Interfacing with internal and external customers/suppliers

Technical problem solving and root cause analysis

Practical knowledge of industry standards- ASTM, ISO, SAE, ASME, AWS, etc

Product preceding technology projects, design reviews, product validation

Technical report writing and presentation

Coaching, mentoring and supervising laboratory technicians

Successfully led and completed DFSS projects

Cummins Inc.

Columbus, IN 47201, US

Materials Engineer July 2011 – Oct. 2013

Materials and failure analysis

Understanding of material processing, fabrication, mechanical testing and corrosion protection.

Technical problem solving and root cause analysis

Materials analysis for new and current product source approval

Six Sigma and Minitab

Award of company’s highest performance rating

Material selection, testing and property data

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801

Graduate Research Assistant January 2009-May 2011

Routinely used mechanical testing systems for room and elevated temperature fatigue and tensile/compressive testing

Experience with data acquisition hardware and software

Technical knowledge in materials characterization techniques

Competent in the use Optical Microscopes, Scanning Electron Microscopes and X-Ray Spectrometry

Transmission Electron Microscopy- sample preparations and analysis

Worked with Ultra High Vacuum Systems for experimental alloying

Fair knowledge of manufacturing processes- casting, forging, rolling, extrusion, heat treatments, etc

Thermal Analyses: Differential Scanning Calorimetric, Differential Thermal Analysis Tower Aluminum Nigeria Plc

Ota Industrial Estate, Ota, Nigeria

Metallurgical Engineer Intern July 2002 & Dec 2004

Control/supervision and monitoring of production plans in the production of flat aluminum sheet products

Investigating/monitoring of gauge, chemistry, mechanical properties and surface finish of work-in- progress and finished samples

Cupping test, tensile and hardness testing as part of quality control. EDUCATION

M.Sc. Materials Engineering Jan ’09 – May ‘11

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, United States Research Projects:

Design of Thermal-Mechanical Cycling Apparatus for Creep Testing of Lead-Free Adaptive Solder

Development of a Polycrystalline Ni2MnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy with Improved Strain Performance

B.Sc. (Hons) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Jan ‘99 – Oct ‘05 Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Thesis: The Assessment of Corrosion of RST37-2 and ST60Mn Steels in Steel-Reinforced Concrete in Cassava Juice


ASM Practical Fractography ASM Failure Analysis Six Sigma Tools

Dynamically Loaded Hydrodynamic Bearing: Design, Materials and Failures

Principles of Engine Performance Team Based Work System Technical problem solving AFFILIATIONS

Member, National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

Member, American Society for Metals (ASM)

Member, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

Member, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) AWARDS

Ashman Award for distinguished graduate student, New Mexico Tech, 2011.

Nigerian Federal Government Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 2004. Publication/Conference Presentation

Corrosion of Steels in Steel Reinforced Concrete in Cassava Juice (Journal of Applied Science, vol. 7, Issue 17, p.2474-2479)

Development of a Polycrystalline NiMnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy with Improved Strain Performance, Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, October 17-21, 2010. 121E8E8852577510068CB7E

Computer Skills

AUTOCAD (2D &3D) Minitab MS Office

DASYLab and LabVIEW (Data Acquisition, Control and Analysis Software)

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