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Project Manager Mechanical Engineer

Location:
Sherman, Texas, United States
Salary:
100000
Posted:
October 07, 2016

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TONY BELL Sherman TX, ***** ǀ Cell (903) ***-**** ǀ acwygj@r.postjobfree.com

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Quality Control Specialist • Project Manager • Six Sigma Green Belt • Cross-Functional Team Leadership

SKILLS & CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:

Areas of Expertise: Project Management • Equipment Troubleshooting • Process & Quality Improvement • Testing & Evaluation • Compliance • Leadership• Teamwork • Site Supervision • Troubleshooting • Product Support • CPI • Truck Builds/Commissioning.

Planning, coordinating, implementation, and onsite supervision of international projects dealing with large mining truck erections in U.S, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, and Western Sahara.

Testing and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic systems. Road testing and commissioning. Operator and technical training of electric drive large mining trucks.

International product support, working with dealers to resolve issues and continuous product improvement projects.

Worked closely with engineers and plant on issues to improve the product.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Master machinist working in extremely tight tolerances from prints and schematics in welding, machine repair, and design in timber, mining, construction, and fishing industries.

Extensive supervisory and team building experience.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

12/01/2011 – Present Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL

Product Support Specialist

Project Management / Product Support dealing with the Unit Rig line of electric drive trucks. This included working with worldwide dealers planning projects and onsite supervision of 7 – 10 mechanics, technicians and welders. 60% of job spent in remote areas, providing daily field reports back to engineering and plant to report and resolve issues, implementing changes as needed to improve quality of product. Worked closely with customers and dealers to ensure testing and final commissioning of trucks met company standards. Provided training to operators and support personnel.

Key Achievements:

Most recent assignment was project manager of a $50M 11 truck build of Unit Rig MT3700DC trucks in North Africa for OCP mining working with Tractafric Equipment. Trucks were completed in an average of 7 days per truck (Average truck build is 21 days per truck). This resulted in direct savings to the dealer and increased production to the mine.

The OCP project provided over $10M in direct OPACC benefit to Caterpillar for 2016 and is the top OPACC job this year.

Led 6 CPI projects per year working with teams built of engineers and plant specialists to resolve issues dealing with manufacturing and production.

Led issue resolution calls with sites around the world including Russia, Brazil, and various countries in Africa.

2/01/2010 – 12/01/2011 Bucyrus International, South Milwaukee, WI

Product Support Specialist

Product support dealing with the Unit Rig line of electric drive trucks. This included working with worldwide dealers planning projects and onsite supervision of 7 – 10 mechanics, technicians and welders. 60% of job spent in remote areas, providing daily field reports back to engineering and plant to report and resolve issues, implementing changes as needed to improve quality of product. Worked closely with customers and dealers to ensure testing and final commissioning of trucks met company standards. Provided training to operators and support personnel.

Key Achievements:

Successful truck builds around the world averaging 7 – 12 days per truck, resulting in direct savings to the dealer and increased production to the mine.

Awarded several Global Mining Recognitions.

Led 6 CPI projects per year working with teams built of engineers and plant specialists to resolve issues dealing with manufacturing and production.

Led issue resolution calls with sites around the world including Russia, Brazil, and various countries in Africa.

6/06/2006 – 2/01/2010 Terex Mining Trucks, Sherman, TX

International Service Advisor

Product support dealing with the Unit Rig line of electric drive trucks. This included working with contracted crews and directly with mine site planning projects and onsite supervision of 7 – 10 mechanics, technicians and welders. 60 - 80% of job spent in remote areas, providing daily field reports back to engineering and plant to report and resolve issues, implementing changes as needed to improve quality of product. Worked closely with customers to ensure testing and final commissioning of trucks met company standards. Provided training to operators.

Key Achievements:

Successful truck builds mainly in China averaging 12 days per truck, resulting in direct savings and increased production to the mine.

Provided product support.

1/01/2006 – 6/01/2006 Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL

Test Engineer

R&D work on lower power trains and heavy equipment wheel brake systems in loaded and no load conditions. Maintained close contact with client on required testing and data analysis, recording steady state and transient events, analyzed power losses and oil and plate temperatures under various operating conditions. Worked closely with pipe fitters, and instrumentation technicians to ensure proper test setups, and performed friction material development and testing.

2001 – 2005 Full – Time Student, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2005 Timken Bearing, Canton, OH

Service Engineering Internship

2001 – 2003 CWTC, Peoria, IL

Job Coach

Trained developmentally challenged adults to work in the community in a variety of industries.

1996 – 2001 Tri City Machine, Peoria, IL

Precision Machinist

Precision machining of hard to obtain parts for heavy industry primarily Caterpillar and ADM. Worked from prints, hand drawn sketches, or broken parts.

1995 – 1996 Boley Tool & Machine, East Peoria, IL

Precision Machinist

Precision machining of hard to obtain parts for heavy industry primarily Caterpillar and ADM. Worked from prints, hand drawn sketches, or broken parts.

1988 – 1995 Freeman Bell Machine, Juneau, AK

Job Shop Manager

Master machinist managed busy machine shop serving the timber, mining, construction, and fishing industries. 40-50% of time spent in the field in remote areas troubleshooting customer needs, estimating job requirements and cost of repairs, and precision machining of components required to return customer to work. Supervised machinists, welders, and trained apprentices. Ordered and maintained tooling, parts, and material inventories.

1986 – 1998 Southmark Management, Seattle, WA

Maintenance Supervisor

Supervised all maintenance for several medium to large apartment complex’s; 300 units to 1000 units, handled all aspects of work scheduling of maintenance crews, cleaning crews, contractors, parts ordering, and major projects.

1983 – 1986 Alaska Lumber and Pulp, Wrangell AK

Power Plant Engineer:

Operated and performed necessary maintenance on a high pressure water tube boiler system, some millwright experience.

EDUCATION:

2001 – 2005 BRADLEY UNIVERSITY, Peoria, IL

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude

Awards/Honors:

Recipient of Presidential Excellence Scholarship granting full tuition.

Team Leader of senior design project for Copeland Compressor. Voted most outstanding senior design project of 2005 out of 28 projects by Mechanical Engineering Alumni Advisory Council



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