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Engineer Mechanical

Georgia, United States
October 14, 2016

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William Gatling

**** ***** ***, ******* ** ****2

Phone 770-***-****


Manufacturing Engineer – Meggitt Polymers and Composites

Apr Apr 2014 – Present

Supported production of military and civilian aircraft fuel tanks

Improved quality by isolating problems in the process

Wrote instruction manuals and assembly procedures

Designed production tools with an emphasis toward ease of use and accuracy

Identified and corrected safety issues in production

Performed 3D scans of complex geometry using a Faro Arm and compared against 3D design

Software used: Solidworks, MS Office, SAP, GIMP, Geomagic Control

Mechanical Engineer – Stanley Black & Decker, Contract

Apr 2011 – Sep 2012

Designed modifications to hand tools to apply RFID tracking tags

Created machined and injection molded part designs

Performed Finite Element Analysis

Wrote test plans for new products

Patents: 61682981, 13585300, 8870078

Software used: Pro-Engineer Wildfire 4.0, Mechanica, Intralink 4.0

Mechanical Engineer – General Dynamics Land Systems, Contract

Mar 2010 – Jan 2011

Designed mounting component and assemblies of electronic systems

Coordinated building and assembly of prototypes

Software used: Pro-Engineer Wildfire 4.0, Team Center project data management

Project Engineer – Whirlpool Corporation, Contract

Sep 2008 – Oct 2009

Coordinated activities between domestic manufacturing and international design team

Managed pre-production builds of multiple variations of a new line of wall ovens

Diagnosed solutions to design and assembly issues

Worked with design team to correct problems and implement solutions

Software used: Pro-Engineer Wildfire 4.0, Product Center data management

Mechanical Engineer – American Panel Corporation, Contract

Oct 2007 – Jun 2008

Designed LCD modules, tooling, fixtures, and parts for military applications

Designed custom machined aluminum carrier trays for use in production

Detailed part and assembly prints with assembly instructions and GD&T

Created assemblies and documentation to build display modules

Software used: Pro-Engineer Wildfire 3.0, Pro-Intralink 3.4, Agile Data Manager

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Emerson Climate Technologies

Feb 1999 – Oct 2007

Designed enclosures, sensors for use in commercial refrigeration and building control

Managed project part and tooling cost estimates

Reduce costs and improve quality of existing products.

Wrote manufacturing assembly procedures and specifications

Designed incoming inspection, assembly fixtures for printed circuit boards

Patents: 6502409, 6779918, 7013661, 7150156

Software used: Pro-Engineer Wildfire 3.0, Star Team, Omnify and PCB layouts using PCAD

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Medex

Sep 1997 – Jan 1999

Designed medical device to deliver extremely accurate fluid flow rates

Supervised design group of engineers and designers

Product design included plastics, springs, extrusions, gears, seals, bearings, and machined metal parts

Software used: Pro-Engineer (Rev 20), Pro Intralink, Microsoft Office

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Bel-Tronics Limited

Jun 1994 – Aug 1997

Designed injection molded enclosures for consumer electronics

Performed project, tool, and part costing

Purchased and assembled prototypes

Coordinated with overseas tool makers

Software used: Pro-Engineer (Rev 12 to 19), Microsoft Office. Silicon Graphics (UNIX)

Design Engineer – Diversified Metal Fabricators

Sep 1992- Jun1994

Designed and improved products for railroad industry

Isolate and resolve problems with current products

Hydraulic circuit design for external wheel brake

Wrote parts & service manual

Software used: Autocad 12 and 12W. Microsoft Office

Design Engineer – Snapper Power Equipment

Jun1988- Sep 1992

Design experience includes including injection, vacuum formed and blow molded plastics, punched steel, wire form, powdered metal, machined parts, and progressive stampings

Machine design experience included deck lift mechanisms, safety interlocks, mower deck, mower blade spindle, clutch systems, and brake systems

Responsibilities included cost reductions, quality improvements, manufacturing simplifications, model line maintenance, derivative models, preliminary costing, and product upgrades. Supervised the work of drafters, model makers, and test personnel as required

Software used: Aries 3D modeling & FEA (finite element analysis). Boothroyd/Dewhurst DFMA (Design For Manufacture and Assembly). Computervision CADDS 4X. Microsoft Office


Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology, Southern Polytechnic State University, 1986.

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