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Manufacturing Engineer Design

Lanark, Illinois, 61046, United States
January 06, 2017

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Over ** years of engineering experience, 10 years as a manufacturing engineer

Successful leadership of teams and previous supervisory experience

Excellent problem solving skills using lean and six sigma principles

Extensive new product development experience in industrial and aerospace


Woodward Inc., Rockford, IL 2008-2009 and 2010-Current

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Wintool cutting tool management software team member

oCreated database cutting tool assemblies (5000 assemblies, 25000 components)

oTooling related non-conformances reduced by 85%

Continuous improvement through Lean Six Sigma

oProjects led last year resulted in up to 66% reduction in cycle time and 90% reduction in setup time

oIncreased capability of 10 processes critical to the air valve product line

Lead processor using Creo Parametric and 2D design software

oDeveloped process plans (routings, drawings, tooling)

oTrained new team members

Co-led transition team for Creo Parametric design software

oDeveloped proprietary process – reduced design and processing time by 50%

NPI project manufacturing engineer

oManufacturing plans for first run of all new product

o4 projects, 15 assemblies, 59 manufactured parts, 105 sourced parts

Product line integration lead

o20 processes, $14 million in capital, 24000 parts per year

Creative Machining Technologies, East Moline, IL 2009-2010

Manufacturing Engineer

Development and implementation of welding and honing procedures

oReduced rework by 90% cut tooling costs by 85%

CNC lathe and mill programming

o3 axis lathe, 3+2 axis horizontal mills

Execution of lean manufacturing concepts

oKanban for raw materials

oCell designed for continuous part flow

Work cell layout

o7 processes, $2.5 million in capital, 2000 parts per year

Design of part routings and processes

Fixture design

Olson Aluminum Castings, Rockford, IL, 2006-2008

Plant Engineer

Design of machining fixtures and patterns using Solidworks

CNC programming

Redesign and improvement of manufacturing processes

oReduced cycle times by 50%

oIn sourcing of parts

Supervision of machining and fabrication

o2 CNC machines, 2 technicians

Northwoods Design, Sterling, IL, 2004-2006


Designing machining fixtures, mechanical components for companies in 3D CAD for application to CAM manufacturing and stand alone prints.

Use of AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Unigraphix

Moore Machine Works, Sterling, IL, 1996-2004

Machinist 1996-2001

Responsible for manufacturing small and medium sized parts with tight tolerances from steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and cast magnesium.

Setting up jobs and supervising summer help

Supervisor / Manufacturing Engineer 2001-2004

CNC programming for all new jobs as well as refining old processes

Ordering raw materials

Supervision of all turning, milling and grinding.

Cost estimation for new jobs

Set up of CNC mills and lathes

Over sight of all manufacturing processes

Identifying and solving quality problems

Design of new processes and routings

Layout of work cells in the plant


Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL

Associates in Applied Science, Business Management, 2001

Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL

Associates in Applied Science, Automated Manufacturing Technology, 2005

Columbia College of Missouri

Bachelors in Science, Business Administration and Management, Finance Minor, 2014

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