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Design Engineer

Indianapolis, IN
December 21, 2020

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David Wheeler

**** * ************ **, ************, IN 46202



Purdue University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Seeking full-time employment as an engineer where I can utilize my understanding of design and continual improvement. EDUCATION

Purdue University West Lafayette, IN

Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology May 6, 2017 Minor: Product Lifecycle Management May 6, 2017


CATIA V5: Three courses worth of experience in

design creation. Knowledge in digital manufacturing, GD&T, and BOM

AutoCad: Five months of mechanical design creation and developing a future plant layout

PTC Creo: Nearly a thousand hours of on the job


Autodesk Inventor: Designed an automated bottle

cap injection molding machine. Designed a device to lift and tilt a dryer

NX9: Designed, modeled, and 3D printed a machine

capable of creating paper projectiles


Elliott Company of Indianapolis June 2020 - Nov 2020 Plant Engineer: Maintained all machines at the plant. Drove continual improvement of machinery, process, and design. Designed the product flow and floor plan for creation of a new multi-million dollar factory Lawler Manufacturing August 2019 - June 2020

Mechanical Engineer: Managed part quality and system integrity within the company, updated all mechanical drawings, designed new concepts to improve products, and tested concepts for improved efficiency Cru August 2017 – July 2019

Intern:Managed, trained, and led a group of Purdue students involved in the campus organization ACME June 2016 – August 2016

Receiver: Responsible for handling, transporting, and care of incoming store merchandise West Construction Management July 2014 – August 2014 File Management:Transferred work receipts to an online database ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Son Foundation Resident Assistant November 2020 - Present Manage, take care of, and assist the efficacy of the house in being a place of rest for cancer patients and their families

FirstBuild of GE: Senior Design August 2016 – May 2017 Brainstormed, designed, and fabricated a device to safely lift and tilt a dryer. Effectively brought laundry to the front of the drum to assist those with disabilities. ADA compliant. CAD Team Leader FIRST Robotics December 2011 – May 2012

Designed, fabricated, and built a basketball playing robot that competed at Purdue University

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