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Engineer Manager

Dundalk, Maryland, United States
January 16, 2017

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George Mathis

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To secure a Project Engineering, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Process Engineering, Application Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Project Manager leadership position that will both benefit personal career growth and exceed company profit objectives.


Over twenty-five years of hands-on experience in mechanical, electrical, and electro-mechanical

design, engineering, project management, maintenance, installation and application.

Supervised/managed Diverse Project Teams of up to 30 employees

Project leadership positions resulting in over 5 million in annual savings

Expert in the application of vision systems for parts inspection and machine guidance. Very knowledgeable in lighting techniques. Considered one of the industry leaders in vision system design. Extensive experience in Adept, Fanuc and ABB robotic programming.

SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Robotics and Machine Vision across P& G North American Cosmetics Division. Consultant for Global Beauty Care Vision Applications

Feed Back to Design Owner/Creator: Database for defects found during prior projects. Eliminates duplicate start-up issues

Expert in TPM systems ie. Automonous Maintenance Pillars, Equipment Ownership, etc.

Designed, installed and managed web based machine observation camera system reducing stops by 80%!

Designed end effector tooling for numerous robotic applications

Well versed in technical problem solving skills with particular expertise in high-speed factory automation systems troubleshooting. ie: Fasson, Quadryl, Label-Aire, LabelJet, and Accraply labeling equipment; Sencorp and Alloyd sealing equipment; Jones,CAM,Romaco and Paxton cartoners; Kemwall and Mateer-Burt fillers; Adept industrial robots; Camco, Montech, Bimba, Parker-Hannifen, Afag, and Menziken pick and place devices; Reliance, Allen-Bradley, Rexroth-Indramat motion control; Little-David and Maxwell case printers; Allen-Bradley and Modicon PLC’s and SKF modular conveyors

Experience and knowledgeable in GMP and FDA requirements and regulations

Proven ability to form a technical consultative relationship with operators and vendors.

Extensive track record establishing training programs. Established Robot training school for Technical Resources across site. Developed step-up card training to track skill development.

Designed and manufactured numerous assembly line systems and improvements. Recently designed State-of-the-art Robotic Compact assembly line for the cosmetics industry utilizing vision guidance in unison with conveyor tracking. Designed controls strategy using Allen-Bradley Control Logix with Flex I/O. Followed projects from conception to appropriation to installation with appropriate scheduling to remain within constrained time and budget schedules.

Designed and Programmed Automatic Cartoner /Collator system using ABB 360 Delta robots to inspect, track and load products into a Romaco p91 cartoner at speeds of up to 210ppm

Led numerous FMECA’s and CQV audit processes to assure vertical start-up and developed tracking systems to maintain process reliability. Developed and executed IQ/OQ protocol for machine acceptance testing to meet FDA requirements.

Project engineer and design leader for breakthrough high speed collating/cartoning technology. Designed ABB delta robot collating utilizing Pickmaster vision guidance. Single minute Tool-less change over. Reduced new initiative start-ups from months to hours.

Knowledgeable in the use of TPM, GMP, SPC, JIT and Total Quality tools and systems

Utilized CIMM software (SAP, Proficy, Quality windows) to track equipment reliability, schedule maintenance, and produce work orders

Developed equipment centerlining plan to minimize/eliminate unplanned downtime

Created Lean Flow Plant layout reducing personnel touches and enabling JIT parts staging

Lead Ergonomic design review team

Completed Front End Engineering training course

Proficient in the design, installation, maintenance and repair of machinery and electronic equipment.

Project management skills utilized with leadership positions on multi-million dollar packaging line installations. Led Global Cartoning Project to single source cartoner installations. Manage projects through Feasibility, Conceptual, Design and Installation phases. Use of Microsoft schedule to track project timing and resources. Cost estimating expert.

Designed and launched Quick Response Team with specialized tools to facilitate emergency

repair and reduce equipment down time.

Trained in Generic Cadd, AutoCad v.13, 14, 2007, SolidWorks 98/99, Microsoft Project 3.0, Word, Excel, Adept V+/ Cognex vision and Adept AIM robotic programming . ABB robot studio, ABB Rapid, ABB Pickmaster, Allen-Bradley, Modicon PLC experience. Experienced with Control Logix and ABB IRC 5 Controller.

Process Engineer for Advanced Technology Robotic Line using SPC tools to track and improve Quality and exceed Process reliability goals (Increased Line Reliability from 73 % to current 87%)

Excellent communication skills reinforced by effective memo writing and team leadership training

Certified TIG welder with aluminum and stainless steel

Experienced on Bridgeport vertical mills, Clausing lathe and other machine shop equipment.


Mary Kraft Associates Hunt Valley, Md

09/16 – Present Contract Productivity Engineer assigned to McCormick & Co., Inc.

JG. Edelen Baltimore, Md

08/14 – 09/16 Manufacturing Operations Manager

PACEWorldwide Elkridge, Md

06/13 – 08/14 Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

General Motors LLC White Marsh, Md

4/16/12 –06/13 Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Procter and Gamble/Noxell Hunt Valley, Md. 21030

06/88 -03/30/12 Productivity Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical Systems)

Freestate Industries Warrenton, Va.

09/87 - 06/88 Installation/ Maintenance Manager

PPG Industries, Inc. Hunt Valley, Md. 21030

09/77 - 09/87 Maintenance Mechanic/ Lead Person


Penn State University York, Pa.

Class of 2003 Associates Mechanical Engineering

3.70 GPA (1st in graduating class)

Member Alpha Sigma Lambda ETA XI (National Honor Society for Adult Students)

Dundalk Community College Baltimore, Md.

02/91 - 6/92 Electrical Engineering Technology

Kenwood Senior High Baltimore, Md.

Graduated 6/77


Allen-Bradley PLC Control Logix I and II

7/12 Baltimore, Md

Fanuc Robotics Controller Maintenance/ Programming

8/12 Rochester Hills, Michigan

ABB Robotics Introduction to RobotStudio

9/06 Coatesville, Pa

Adept Technology San Jose, California

5/90 Adept Controller Maintenance I

9/91 Adept V+ programming

5/93 Adept Vision programming

6/94 Adept Controller Maintenance II

Rexel Hunt Valley, Md

4/04 Fundamentals of Logix5000 Systems

Adept Technology Cincinnati, Ohio

2/04 Adept Motionware Users Course

Commonwealth Controls Baltimore, Md.

8/94 Modicon/ Taylor Pro-worx PLC

Branch Electric Baltimore, Md.

7/95 Allen-Bradley PLC5 & SLC500

PDS systems Owings Mills, Md.

3/97 AutoCadd v.13 for windows

Application examples and references available upon request

Thank you for your consideration


Passion to succeed.

Loves designing and engineering creative solutions


Persistent. Not easily discouraged.

Loves meeting people and building relationships.

Detailed oriented.

Responsive to requests.

Positive, Energetic, and Optimistic

Comfortable operating independently, autonomously

Strong sense of customer service. (Servant’s heart)

Team player.

Ambition and desire to succeed.

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