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Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Piedmont, SC
Posted:
November 01, 2019

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Milo Thomas

Greenville, SC

adaqe6@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/MiloThomas

843-***-****

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Seasoned Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years of engineering experience in design, testing and production. Military veteran who once held a DOD Secret Security Clearance and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Desires a position with a stable company who offers opportunities for growth and professional development. Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Twenty (20) years of engineering experience in tier 1 & OEM manufacturing environments Experienced in Process Flow, 6-Sigma (DMAIC), FMEA, ERP/MRP, EBOM and MBOM generation Expert in design, V&V of manufacturing products consisting of mechanical packages Comprehensive knowledge of AutoCAD, Solid Works, Windchill and Microsoft Office Suite Able to create SOP, engineering drawings, documents and work with fabrication, machine and integration teams Good troubleshooting, product life-cycle management tools, analytical and communication skills Provides technical expertise and leadership in handling customer-driven and internal product changes, Launching new products, and post-launch activities, ensuring successful execution of changes A career history with both small privately owned companies and large international fortune 50 companies Certifications

Fork Lift, Crane Operator, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), DuPont Automotive Finishes, OPSEC, HAZMAT, Ethics Work Experience

Hydraulic Engineer Mar 2017 – Oct 2019

Faiveley – A Wabtec Co. - Duncan, SC

Design & maintain passenger rail brake systems

Develops new ideas for the next generation of excavating equipment utilizing design for manufacturing concepts.

Created more efficient components using 2.5% less materials and 8 hours reduced build time.

Works with fabricators, machinists, Painters, Assemblers, and Inspectors to improve designs for greater efficiency. Senior Design Engineer Jan 2015 – May 2016

McLaughlin Group – A Vermeer Co. - Greenville, SC

Designs Vacuum Excavating Equipment

Develops new ideas for the next generation of excavating equipment utilizing design for manufacturing concepts.

Created more efficient components using 2.5% less materials and 8 hours reduced build time.

Works with fabricators, machinists, Painters, Assemblers, and Inspectors to improve designs for greater efficiency. Senior Industrial Engineer Apr 2014 – Oct 2014

Otis Elevator – A United Technologies Co. - Florence, SC Consulted Process Improvements (Contract)

Conducts time studies to maximize efficiencies utilizing United Technologies and Salvignini methodologies.

Creates charts and presentations supporting finding and recommendations. Introduced MBOM applications.

Design layout for assembly and material handling. Coach others on proper manufacturing methods. Milo Thomas (Continued )

Senior Manufacturing Engineer Mar 2013 – Mar 2014

Proterra Inc. - Greenville, SC

Manufactured Advanced Electric Transit Busses

Conducts process improvements and implemented innovative products and practices for production startup.

Evaluates vehicle quality to contract and customer expectations. Generates reports and Root Cause Analysis.

Closely works with composites on tooling and finish requirements. Design equipment to be manufactured on site. Regional Operations Engineer - Operation Enduring Freedom Jan 2011 – Dec 2012 General Dynamics Land Systems / Force Protection - Afghanistan Retrograde Mine Resistant Armor Protected Vehicles (MRAP) at Forward Operating Bases

Lead major modernization projects from factory planning and validating to implementing production lines OCONUS and key combat zone locations.

Continuous support, documentation and process improvement, tooling development utilizing 3D Modeling, Lean Manufacturing and work instructions for U.S. and foreign governments.

Maintained quality assurance and configuration management through communications with design and weld engineers, program management, Department of Defense and the Joint Program Office.

Coordinated efforts between OEM’s and contracting agencies to ensure mission success. Also acted as Site Lead, Certified Weld Inspector (CWI), Quality Inspector, Environmental Health and Safety Officer. Manufacturing, Production Engineer Feb 2008 – Dec 2010 Force Protection Industries Inc. - Ladson, SC

Manufacture MRAP Category I, II, III (all variants) Combat Vehicles

Create and implement Work and Process Flows, designed and integrated tooling, developed and implemented both automated and manual production line layouts utilizing 5S practices.

Interface with design, quality, weld engineer and manufacturing personnel on production issues to improve product quality, efficiency and safety.

Performed root cause analysis to identify and implement corrective action to resolve problem issues enabling minimum downtime and maximize output.

Conducted Material Review Board Meetings to provide disposition of suspect material and develop rework instructions to correct issues on production vehicles. Design & Project Engineer Jan 2001 – Jan 2008

Mark Rite Lines Equipment Co. - Billings, MT

Design & Manufacture Lane Marking and Removal Equipment

Conducted pre-production planning, design components, assemblies and overall project layouts.

Create production assembly books with schematics, BoM’s, WO’s, stock pull lists.

Design and distribute hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic systems to ANSI, SAE and DOT standards.

Generate equipment manuals and assemble project history then conduct post-production meetings.

Plan factory and trade show layouts to provide most efficient work flow and safety.

Build customer relations by developing specialized equipment and trouble shoot problematic issues. Education

Lean Six Sigma Certification Program

2012 University of Michigan - College of Engineering Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering

2001 Fargo, ND – North Dakota State University

Associate of Science, Engineering

1999 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck State College

Automotive Collision Repair

1989 Killeen, TX – American Technical Institute



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