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Engineer Engineering

Menifee, California, United States
90k -100k
January 13, 2017

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Isidoro “Popo” Cardenas

***** ******* **.

Sun City CA. 92586

Cell: 951-***-****

Home: 951-***-****

A summary of my qualifications include 35 years of comprehensive engineering in the Investment Foundry supported by extensive troubleshooting and problem solving skills. I have consistently demonstrated my ability to design tooling, including straightening and inspection fixtures, posse’s sound Cost reduction and material review skills, as well as extensive mold repair experience. Moreover, I have Experience with a variety of alloys. Can take a job from conceptual stage through the production process, and have expertise in meeting scheduled deadline. Furthermore, I have experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance, ANS 9102 forms, Mapping Kaizen events (Lockheed presentation) Internal Audits and search and development. Posses a background in plant layout relative to new systems development, as well as expertise in presenting capital justifications. I have been involved in several systems that successfully reduce materials, cost and labor cost. Set up a Metallurgical Laboratory; Heat Treat Facility and Non- Destructive Testing department.

An interview will allow me to discuss in greater detail how my outstanding oral and written communication skills, supervisory proficiency to adapt quickly to new organizational settings can assist in accomplishing your organizational objectives.

Sincerely Yours

Isidoro Cardenas


Position/ Engineering

A challenging environment and organization skills where my background and experience can be applied.

Summary of Qualifications

Comprehensive engineering experience in casting technology for Aerospace, Medical and commercial castings

Demonstrate ability to design tools and fixtures

Cost reduction and material review.

Extensive mold repair experience.

Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Staff training and development abilities.

NDT background, ANSI/ASME Y14.5

Professional Experience

Consolidated Casting Corporation Hutchins TX

Mar. 10. 2015 Thru. April 15 2016 Product Engineer

Evaluation of gating for all of the production product and modifications as needed. After 4 months I was asked by the owner to take the position of Manufacturing Engineer to assist in all aspects of the process and train personnel as needed. The last six months I was ask to take over the position of Process Engineering in this position I was able to modify the investment process and update the documentation.

Weartech Int.

Oct. 10. 2012 Thru. Oct. 8. 2014 Component Foundry Manager

Running the Centrifugal and the Investment Foundry

The investment foundry I started from the ground up and had our primary customer (Emerson Fisher Group) approved the facility in less the 15 minutes. The Emerson auditor stated that this was the fastest survey they have ever done with only one minor discrepancy (No calibration sticker on a thermometer)

My responsibilities are to manage the two departments from designing the tooling to training the personal on all aspects of investment and centrifugal process, ordering the materials and design all of the work instructions for all of the castings and all of the process involved in the two operations.

CPP Foundry, City of Industry

Sept. 30. 2009 Thru. Oct. 2012 Sr. Engineer for air and vacuum alloys

Establishing the shrink factors to be used during the construction of new wax molds, design gating system for the new programs and have the tool maker add the gates or gate pads to the wax mold.

Assist in the design of all support tooling and re-evaluate old jobs to improve and reduce rework.

CPP Foundry Rancho Cucamonga

Oct. 4. 2004 Thru. Sept. 24.2009 Sr. Development Engineer

Responsible for development of all new projects for Aluminum and Steel Alloys Activities include assisting the Engineering Manager in daily supervision of the other engineers, metallurgical and dimensional personnel.

Establishing the shrink factors to be used during the construction of new wax molds, design gating systems for the new jobs and have the tool makers add the gates or gate pads to the wax molds and assist in the design of all support tooling and re-evaluate old jobs.

Precision Micro Cast Inc. Ventura CA.

Mar. 8.2000 Thru. Sept. 2004 Plant Manager

Duties include the supervision of 169 employees in the day by day running of the Aluminum, Steel and Vacuum alloys. Coordinate the work loads and activities from Quality, Production, Engineering, Safety and Facilities Maintenance Departments.

Cast Alloys Carlsbad CA.

Sept. 8. 1994 Thru. Dec. 14. 2000 Plant Manager / Director of Engineering

Duties manage 450 employees in manufacturing and 29 employees in the Engineering and Quality Assurance in the production of Titanium and steel golf clubs.

Coastcast Corp. Dominguez Hills

Aug. 23. 1990 Thru. Sept. 1994 Product Engineer

Duties development of Aerospace, Golf and Medical castings from Blue Print concept through finish product. To include the design of all the shrink factors, gating and support fixtures.

Amcast Aerospace. Hemet and Rancho Cucamonga.

1987 Thru. 1990 Sr. Product Engineer

Duties Development of Aerospace castings from Blue Print Through finish product. To include the design of all manufacturing and inspection fixture. Assist the Engineering Mansger in the every day supervision of the Engineering Department.

Teledyne PICCO City of Industry CA

1983 Thru. 1990 Production Engineer Supervisor

Duties development of Aerospace castings from Blue Print through finish product. Supervision of Engineering Group.

TiTech Inc. Walnut CA.

1978 Thru. 1983 Product Engineer

Duties include Investment, Sand and Permanent castings in Titanium castings for Aerospace


Mt. San Antonio Jr. Collage

Walnut CA.

Electrical Tech.

Cal Poly Pomona CA.

Supervision and Management

AMS Padgett Thompson

Finance and Accounting for non-financial professionals

Unigraphics Solution

V7 Solid Edge Fundamentals


U.S Army June 1970 Thu. July 1973

Special Forces and 82nd Airborne Division

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