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Engineer Manufacturing

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 53014, United States
March 03, 2011

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Chilton, Wisconsin *****


Phone: 920-***-****



Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering professional with over 25 years experience. Able to direct complex projects from concept through fully operational status. Goal-oriented, with strong cost reduction and efficiency expertise. Effective working with management, staff, hourly workers (union and non-union), vendors and consultants.


B.S. Industrial Engineering, Kettering University, Michigan


MTM-UAS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, BPCS, and Pro Planner


AXLETECH INTERNATIONAL, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 2010 - 2010

Lean Leader

• Provided lean leadership for all assembly lines. Industrial and manufacturing engineering support.

• Increased assembly line efficiency at Axletech from 65% to over 80%.

• Conducted wide range of time studies and rebalanced assembly line.

KOHLER COMPANY, Kohler, Wisconsin 2005 – 2009

Senior Project Analyst

• Provided purchasing, industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, powder coating support, and internal quality auditing for industrial generator production.

• Increased Powder Coat system production by 50% resulting in savings of over $500,000.

• Participated in several CI events. Saving over $1 million.

• Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANY, New Holstein, Wisconsin 1987-2005

Senior Industrial Engineer

• Provided manufacturing and industrial engineering support for small engine manufacturing. Computer system super user. Assembly line balancing.

• Successfully established new assembly line balances. Saved over $3.5 million

• Established layout for new plant start up and improved layouts for existing plant machining lines.

• Reduced indirect labor cost by $2.5 million

• Ergonomic trainer for Engine division. Training over 100 salary employees.

GIFFELS AND ASSOCIATES, Southfield, Michigan 1985-1987

Industrial Engineer

• Designed plant and equipment for clients

• Established advanced concepts for new plant start ups


At Giffels and Associates:

• Designed new plant for Saturn casting division

• Secured government contract with State of Michigan for $1 million.

At Tecumseh Products:

• Designed methods to control manpower and efficiency

• Created master planning document for future manning and capacity needs

• Supervised junior engineers. Defined career and work related goals and objectives.

• Implemented cellular manufacturing, using lean principles.

• Trained for Oracle computer implementation. Expert in BPCS.

• Capital projects installing new machinery.

• Successfully implemented 100’s of smaller projects

At Kohler Company:

• Experienced in Excel, Word, Power Point, MTM-UAS.

• Implemented cellular manufacturing, using lean principles

• Trained in SAP computer business system

• Experienced with Powder Coating system and applications.

• Purchased tools and equipment.

• Capital projects installing new machinery

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