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Engineer Manufacturing

Broomfield, Colorado, United States
October 11, 2016

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Matthew R. Simmons

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Broomfield, CO 80020


A junior level engineer with exposure to company products, processes, and company culture. Intrinsically motivated, naturally resourceful, very willing to learn and a strong relationship builder. Have professional experience with manufacturing processes, quality management systems, ISO requirements, fixture design and integration, deadlines and customer /supplier interaction.


Air Squared Manufacturing Inc: Broomfield, Colorado November 2014 - Present

Manufacturing Engineer

- Reduced production time by 40%-60% on three production lines, which lead to greater output increasing profit margin

- Implemented and maintained controlled documents for assembly and inspection procedures.

- Optimized floor setup for multiple product lines to reduce waste in movement and product flow

- Implemented lean practices to minimize WIP and improve tact times on unit production

- Design and implement fixtures, tooling and machinery to improve unit quality and reduce tact times

- Developed and updated instructions for proper handling and assembly of parts and products

- Collected and analyzed data to ensure processes capability of machined parts and final assemblies

- Conducted first article inspections and worked with QA to eliminate supplier defects

- Interfaced with customers and suppliers to address corrective and preventative actions

- Worked successfully with cross departmental teams to implement processes and procedures

- Experienced working with regulation controlled products

Backcountry Access: Boulder, Colorado October 2013 – November 2014

Production Specialist

- Quickly adapted and learned and performed a wide variety of manufacturing skills including assembly, inspection, soldering, and programing and calibration as they applied to radio search beacons

- Implemented experience with workflow optimization and quality control providing improvements to product quality and reduced production costs

- Participated in a redesign effort, restructuring the layout of the shop floor to increase productivity and lean production management

Haitoglou Brothers S.A.: Thessaloniki, Greece June-August 2012

Engineering Consultant Internship

- Innovated energy saving, cost saving and waste reducing techniques for the production process and operations

- Diversified cultural experiences including international customs and cultures, pertaining to business and engineering

- Developed multicultural cross functional teams and optimized individual strengths to maximize team output

BPL Global: Columbus, Ohio July-August 2011

Engineer Intern

- Implemented companywide integration and training in AtTask project management

- Designed and constructed a radio frequency test cell



oPlastics and Composite Processing, Material Properties, Process and Document Management, Production Tooling, Lean Manufacturing, Metal Machining and Fabrication, ISO 9001 Trained, Programmable Logic Controllers


oSolidWorks, AutoCAD, MasterCAM, AtTask, C++, C#, Visual Studio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, G Code


Ohio University – Athens, Ohio Graduated: May 4, 2013

oBachelor of Science in Engineering Technology and Management Major GPA: 3.57

oMinor: Business Administration Overall GPA: 3.14


oEngineering Ambassador: Athens, Ohio 2012-Present

oEngineering Technology and Management Ambassador

-Ambassador for incoming students to the Russ College of Engineering

-Act as a liaison to the Dean of the College

oOhio Snowcats Ski & Snowboard Club: Athens, Ohio 2009-Present

oPresident of Ohio University’s Ski and Snowboard Club 2011-2013

oOrganize and manage a board of 8 officers and 200 members

oOrchestrated trips to Colorado and Utah managing a $100,000 budget

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