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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Vaughan, ON, Canada
November 24, 2020

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Jim Ye, P.Eng.

Vaughan, ON 647-***-****

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Improve Product Performance Create Concept Design Provide Engineering Support

Deliver on Project, Manufacturing, & Customer Specifications

Experience in mechanical engineering, development, prototype (R&D), machinery / production, electro-mechanical systems, engineering consulting, manufacturing, and project management. Well recognized for expertise in design, from concept to detail design and final products. Strong mechanical aptitude and development capabilities. Hold 9 US Patents.

Core expertise in:

Complex Machinery Automation Electro-Mechanical & Heavy Industrial Equipment

System Integration SolidWorks, Solid Edge AutoCAD & Inventor Pro-E SmartPlant 3D


TBS ENGINEERING (part of MiTek Automation Solution Division), Mississauga, ON 2017 - Present

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Provided solutions, developed concept and existing designs, and integrated customer automated machines or systems with detailing GD&T packages.

Designed and integrated customer / automated machinery, electro-mechanical systems with complex engineering, such as automatic machinery, transmissions (gearbox), sheet metal chassis and enclosure, control box, frame, extrusion mold, fixtures, sheet metal, casting, and plastic injection.

Executed design reviews and improved or developed existing products, supporting manufacturing processes and meeting engineering, product, and materials prosperity code standards.

Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to create, modify, and change existing products, ensuring documentation always reflected changes (supplier, customer requirement).

Delivered designs to schedule, keeping projects on time and on budget; followed up on outstanding issues.

Inspected machine design, assembly, installation, and commissioning; troubleshoot roadblocks.

Developed, reviewed, approved and released project documentation, including detail drawings, bills of material (BOM), and purchase orders (PO), ensuring parts and assemblies were consistent with ISO standards.

Generated equipment / assembly procedures and test manuals; easing on-site commissioning and reducing production time from 2 weeks to 4 days.

Provided technical support regarding prototypes, design proposals, technical/sales documents, concepts, and engineering changes for management and Production, Marketing, and R&D departments.

SNC-LAVALIN, Toronto, ON 2011 - 2017

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Developed, designed, and improved custom equipment. Executed engineering calculations and analysis for design industrial processes and provided engineering design support on equipment specifications.

Devised and approved 3D models and detail design packages, general arrangement (GA) from concept studies, feasibility analysis, and final design, and manufacturing to project execution level, ensuring customer satisfaction.

Improved, modified, and designed existing equipment / machine upgrades and new facilities, including cage mill, power module enclosure, bucket elevator, screw feed, HVAC layout and flake breaker, enhancing production efficiencies and meeting new specifications.

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SNC-LAVALIN - Continued

Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams on developing optimum equipment layouts and integrating design and changes according to clients’ requests.

Coordinated with engineering team, vendors, and contractors on design changes and equipment selection for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC), improving product performance while reducing manufacturing, operational, and maintenance costs and product cycle times.

Prepared, updated, and checked site layout, GA, and detail fabrication drawings, equipment lists, PFD, P&ID, cost estimates, material procurement (EPC), and manufacturing procedures, in accordance with quality requirements and plans.

Reviewed and updated vendor packages, verifying conformity with engineering design, plant layout, and codes.

Evaluated and oversaw engineering change requisitions, defined solutions, and implemented engineering changes, ensuring designs followed standards.

Conducted technical investigation on mechanical systems function testing; analyzed and developed solutions / recommendations for design issues.

Analyzed, reviewed, and negotiated drawing changes, as required, increasing reliability and design robustness.


Senior Mechanical Engineer (Contract)

Created complex machinery automation products and components, from conception to finished product. Managed all engineering activities.

Liaised with manufacturing on determining best approach; provided technical support of tool / jigs / fixture, casting, plastic injection, coating / plating, and sheet metal processes.

Promoted design for manufacturability, applying novel technology to improve product performance and costs.

Oversaw projects and design schedules, testing documentation, and resource requirements for other engineers.

Developed designs and calculations and reviewed cost estimates, ensuring designs were efficient.

HYDROGENICS CORPORATION, Mississauga, ON 1998 - 2009

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Designed and analyzed engineering drawings, calculations, and specifications. Developed concepts into prototypes (R&D).

Improved, modified, integrated, and adapted existing designs into production or next generation designs, meeting customer requirements; products included electro-mechanical fuel cell power module and test stand, electrolyze system, APU system, sheet metal chassis and enclosure, casting / injection manifolds, and back-pressure valve. Acquired 9 US patents.

Engineered all aspects of complex mechanical systems and equipment, progressing from concept to finished product with complex detailing and system integration.


Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering, Central-South University of Technology

SolidWorks V2019, Javelin-Tech, Toronto ON

AutoCAD Inventor, Ambo-Tech Inc, Toronto ON

SolidEdge ST2; Pro-E Core 3, Designfusion Ltd, Toronto ON

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