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Mechanical Engineer Design

Lexington, KY
December 31, 2020

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Aaron J. Boggs **** Candytuft Ln • Lexington KY, *0511 • 859-***-****


Team-oriented, internationally experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with over 13 years of consumer product development, manufacturing, and deployment experience delivering exceptional projects. 2 US Patents.


Lexmark International Inc. – Lexington, KY (2007 – Present)

• Customer Success Engineer: Mechanical Lead (2018 – Present)

Netted saving of $10 million annually by working with the marketing and supply chain to reduce the number of base SKUs by 50% and then setting up global customization centers to convert base models for low volume SKUs resulting in reduced inventory carrying charges.

Mentor for our Chinese quality team on problem resolution so that they can work independently to solve factory issues.

Used Power BI for data analytics to drive the factory first pass yield above 97% by monitoring the repairs actions and machine variable data to drive corrective actions and process improvements.

• Mechanical Team Lead & Project Manager: Printer Modules (2009 – 2018)

Led international team while on assignment in Germany converting concept prototypes to parts designed for manufacturing consisting of 56 tooled parts resulting in $500K tooling costs

Train and supervise line workers and leaders at contract manufacturer in China during development builds while managing issue tracking lists and compiling daily build status reports

Led team engineers in Philippines through 4 products in design, testing, and delivery of modules on schedule meeting cost and performance metrics while managing up to 300 assorted injection molded, progressive die sheet metal, and manufactured parts per project

Responsible for triage, diagnosis, documentation of issues seen during development testing as well as leading cross-functional teams for resolution of mechanical system and firmware related items

Applied Taguchi-based testing and redesign of pick restraint system to reduce cost and error rates, which has saved over $500K across six products and counting.

Collected, organized and presented weekly development quality testing updates to VP of R&D during critical final phase prior to launch culminating in product launched on time and meeting specifications and leading to development of 10X faster data reporting for all product testing

• Mechanical Design Engineer (2007 – 2009)

Collaborated with teams for product development in safety, thermal, and packaging areas

Developed improvements for prominent tones during acoustic evaluation using FFT analysis of semi-anechoic chamber recording to meet Blue Angel (Der Blaue Engel) standards


Siemens NX, Teamcenter, & Enovia PLM

Injection Molding Simulation (IMS)

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

3D Design and 2D Drawings with GD&T



User experience, UX

Tolerance Analysis, TA

Root Cause Analysis, RCA

Quality Assurance, 8D

Microsoft Office, Power BI

3D Printing


• University of Kentucky – Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 2007, cum laude (GPA, 3.5)

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