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Injection Molding Engineer

Canton, MI
February 20, 2020

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YANG WANG (US citizen)

*** ********* ***** ****: 734-***-****

Canton, Michigan 48188 Email:


A product development environment where technical strengths and academic background can be utilized in Product Design, Release and/or Validation/Quality engineering and/or Management Team responsibilities.


Oklahoma State University Master of Science Mechanical Engineering 8/1988 – 12/1990

NW Polytech University in Xi'An, China Bachelor of Science Aero Engine Design 8/1978 – 6/1982

Six Sigma Master Black Belt certificate earned in March 15, 2004


TUNG THIH Electronic (TTE) USA Co., Farmington Hills, MI 1/2008 – 10/2019

Senior Project Engineer and Business Account Manager

Worked on Customers' site as Design & Release Engineer for GM & Ford programs. Conducted APQP deliverables from R&D to final launch for Ford rear park assist (RPA) system, and multiple GM advanced park aid programs. Used Ford WERS and GM EWO applications in releasing new/modified parts. Applied Vspy for Bench/vehicle testing and diagnostics.

Lead and coordinated the marketing team efforts for securing new electronic projects (Rear View Camera, APA & UPA Park Aid Systems & Tire Pressure Monitor Systems, etc.) with Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan; successfully bringing in new GM and Nissan businesses worth over 60 millions.

Product Manager for $1 million dollar Nissan Non-ECU Smart Park Aid system.

Warranty analysis for finding root causes and taking corrective actions on current GM APA/UPA systems.

Coordinated logistics resulting in 99%+ on time parts delivery for OEM customers resulting in winning multi-year "Excellent Supplier" award.

MAZDA, Flat Rock, MI 3/2004 – 11/2007

Vehicle Quality Engineer

Worked with suppliers to address early warranty issues and led to 8D resolutions. In addition, reduced warranty claims and costs by managing Mazda ports re-work & developing repair procedures. Resulted 0-1MIS R/1000 and CPU dropping 50%. Ports repair saved 0.4 million per year.

In charge of consultation for warranty analysis resulted in successfully finding root causes and taking corrective actions on quality issues in mfg. processes and designs. Submitted 15 redesign proposals for battery, transmission range switch, brake rotor, cluster, IP, interior trims, harnesses, MAF sensor, PCM, PSD, etc. studies with the objective to improve J.D. Power ratings for new Mazda vehicles.

Conducted benchmark and customer survey studies on vehicle systems. Performed probability calculations to decide for possible field action or recall if the defect affecting safety and/or Government regulations.

VISTEON Corporation, Allen Park, MI 11/1999 – 2/2004

Product Design Engineer – Instrument Cluster and Control Modules

Responsible for ensuring six-sigma (robustness) design elements are integrated into key phases of product development for instrument panels, audios, instrument clusters, and control modules. Understood customer requirements by reviewing OEM specs & drawings.

Leader on 8D, 5P cross-functional teams. Conducted reliability prediction, Failure Tree(FTA) & warranty Analysis, and presented status and recommendation reports. Worked with team to address supplier concerns on LED display, film printing, circuit board quality and Mexico end of line testing process issues during cluster launch.

Developed and updated DFMEAs, PFMEA, Control Plan, Design Verification & Product Validation (DV&PV) plan as well as PPAP.

Established & reviewed GD&T for technical design specs and standards.

Conducted APQP, supplier QS9001/TS-16949 quality audits, and was a key member of safe launch efforts team. Heavy involvement with Honda, Nissan, Ford PD/quality/reliability engineers in meeting robustness design target.

Increased long term reliability by establishing Visteon cluster "Combined Environment Reliability Test" method and profile, reducing testing time and costs by 30 to 40%. Established radio mechanism CD ejecting test method and specifications, significantly reducing warranty costs

Obtained 6-sigma training and earned Master Black Belt Certificate.

Trained reliability process and taught 6-sigma classes to other groups resulting in a 16% reduction in R/1000 year over year for radio and instrument clusters.

FORD Motor Company, Milan Plant, MI 11/1996 – 11/1999

Manufacturing Engineer

Supervised skilled tread personnel to insure & maintain Injection Molding & Advanced Material Handling Systems up-running to plant target. Led the team to solve mechanical and electrical issues so to reduce fault rate by 12% year over year.

Key member of new bumper In-Line Vehicle Sequencing (ILVS) team, resulting in considerable reduction of in-process inventory at customer plant. Supported APQP and conducted process capability study.

Performed packaging study and implemented changes for bumper racks, increasing density by 100%. Worked with injection mold tooling supplier in design and try-out the new injection molding tools.

Performed PLC programming and design review on injection mold machines and made modifications that boosted uptime rate 8%. Designed and installed injection molding safety mats resulting in improving safety

Managed two project budgets and spare parts inventory in reducing costs. Sourced new parts for meeting production needs.

CUSTOM AUTOMATION, Sterling Heights, MI 1/1991 – 11/1996

Product Development Manager

Knowing customer requirements, managed product development timing & budget. Used AUTO-CAD to perform conceptual design of material handling and automated equipment. Electrical schematic design and CNC & PLC programming (Allen-Bradley and Modicon software). Conducted equipment testing, on site troubleshooting, written engineering spec. and conducted customer training.

Created the Factory Information System for American Axle assembly lines by using PLC-5, Allen-Bradley Winview and Intellution. The end results increased uptime rate from 75% to more than 92%.

Managed more than two-million budget and tracked, negotiated all late change costs, which saved more than $300,000 for the company due to customer’s random change requirements.

Accomplished following projects: GM Lordstown conveyor units; Chrysler St. Louis Frame, Seats and Fender systems; GM Power Train and Mansfield Shuttle Delivery systems; Ford Windsor Shuttle Delivery systems and GM Baltimore Oven system. Saved millions of dollars in costs by knowing the full cycle of design, build, tests, installation, on-site debugging and other technical supports.

MAINTENANCE BASE of AIR CHINA, Beijing, China 7/1982 – 8/1988

Safety / Supplier Quality Engineer

Performed routing Airworthiness analysis in securing aircraft safety. Approved several engines hot section inspection and overhaul processes, and routing maintenance schedules. Supported Engine and accessories repair process development; conducted special tools design.

Conducted supplier quality audit and certified 15 US engine repair companies’ quality control systems in compliance with ISO9000 and their repair capabilities.


Ford WERS, GM E-Square systems. Six Sigma, statistic calculations, Vspy software, DOE, electronic product accelerated testing. Microsoft Word / Excel / Access / Project / Outlook; AutoCAD, CATIA exposure, PLC programming, mechanical & electrical design; warranty analysis; Winview; Fluent Chinese language skills.


Electronic surface mounting, wave soldering and assembly technologies; Welding, Brazing, Plating, Cutting, Forming, Material removing, Extruding, Injection molding; Film printing, AGV, ASRS, Monorail & other conveyor systems, Shuttle delivery units, Multi-station assembly lines, manipulator and inspection processes.






Ford WERS, GM E-Square, GM Eng. Chang Request, Vehicle Dynamic Design, Wheel Balance, Project Management, Database Query Formatting, Visteon Internal University Training classes covering: material selection, instrument panel design, PWB technologies, solder joint reliability, benchmarking analysis, cluster design and future trend, injection molding technology, worst case design for electronic circuit analysis, etc. and System Engineering, Six sigma, Ford Warranty Analysis, Powerful Presentation, English Writing,, Industrial Electricity, English Conversation, Fundamentals of Injection Molding, and Modicon 984 programming level 1 & 2, etc.

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