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Cell 810-***-**** / E-Mail: email@example.com Tool and Die Project Designer/Manager
Successful project designer and manager, marketer and "dealmaker" with extensive experience in the automotive industry both domestically and abroad. Able to identify business opportunities and leverage competencies to drive growth, reduce costs, improve market positioning and strengthen bottom-line financial performance. Excellent qualifications in planning, marketing, budgeting, expense control, staffing, training, and quality management.
Professional Skills Profile
Technical Competencies/Experience Business/Management Skills/Experience Machinist Identification of New Business
AutoCad Initial Customer Contact/Presentations
Think 3 Project Design
Visi 2016 Closing Presentations
Power Point Project Management
Compression Molding Budgeting and Procurement
Production Tooling Project Team Construction /Recruitment Secondary Tooling Production Oversight
Free Standing Press Fixtures Expense Management
Trim and Pierce Tooling Product Testing
SMC Compression Tooling Product/Systems Installation Injection Molding (low and high pressure) Post Installation Troubleshooting Resin Transfer Molding Post Project Customer Relations Bond Tools
Professional Work History
Century Tool & Gage Inc, Fenton, Mi.
Jan.1992 to Present
Project Manager / Chief Designer
As Project Manager/Chief Designer, I identify target markets, develop sales, prepare quotes, design tools, purchase materials and manage the production team. I work directly with customers for quotes, design approval, checking part data to see if any modifications should be made so it can be manufactured properly. I also make timing charts for customers and assist the shop foreman while projects are in process. My responsibilities also include oversight of in-house manufacturing of prototype parts to meet customer specifications and follow up with installations at customer facilities. (Travel is required 20 percent of the time.)
• Designed the largest RTM tool for Dodge Automotive Corporation on the Viper program to contain eighteen components in a single tool.
• Automotive Interior Examples: Headliners, Door Panels, Package Trays, Visors, Trunk Trim, Seat Backs, Heat Shields, sound barriers and various reinforcement parts.
• Automotive Exterior Examples: Tonneau Covers, Convertible Boot Covers, Bed Liners, Hoods, Trunks, Front and Rear Quarter Panels, Running Boards or GOR Parts, Battery Covers For Electric Cars and Mounting Brackets. Both "A" & "B" Class Parts.
• Designed, Manufactured and Tested trim and pierce tools for various production parts. AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT, INC., Norwalk, OH.
Jun 1986 to Jan 1992
Mechanical Designer, Machine Operator
Duties: While acting as a mechanical and tooling designer I was also a machinist and assembler. Also designed various forms of material handling, such as screw conveyors, belt conveyors, vibration hopper feeders and gravity flow conveyors.
FIRELANDS COLLEGE, BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY, Huron, OH 1983-1985 Bachelors Degree in Business Management
Studies In: Business Management, Mechanical Design and Arts