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Engineering SC

Charleston, SC, 29418
70000 plus
September 10, 2008

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Professional Profile:

I have my MSA in Vehicle Design and Manufacturing Administration. I am accomplished in working in the automotive manufacturing and mechanical engineering fields; my professional background reflects a wide range of experience and achievements in areas of manufacturing robotic, automatic and manual welding, running PFEMA and DFEMA, processing, productivity and quality improvement, lean manufacturing procedures, determine, manage and control the money for programs, and BIW engineering. My resume demonstrates my ability to work with assembly and sub assembly areas in the manufacturing field, along with the design of holding fixtures, and welding fixtures. With plenty of hands on experience; Responsible for critical path management, following up, and delivery of processes, thinking quickly on my feet, in troubleshooting of problems using a 5-step problem solving procedure, ability to support single or multiple projects at one time, deliver work in a timely manner, and increase production through put just to mention a few highlights. I am capable of effectively communicating, and interacting with work teams, management, individual employees, and clients; with strong organizational skills, and focused on achieving project goals.


01/03/2008 - 08/01/2008

Geometric Engineering Rochester, MI

Packaging Engineer (Contract)

-Working at Cummins Turbo Technologies (CTT) in Charleston, SC on Third Party Logistics (3PL) project.

-Developing and control of the Plan For Every Part (PFEP) database.

-Selecting and sizing repack containers for part line side delivery.

-Creating work instructions for the repacking of containers.

-Creating work instructions for PFEP project.

-Helping with the development of a line side delivery system, using Kanban and Lean Manufacturing processes.

03/19/2007 - 10/31/2007

Geometric Engineering Rochester, MI

Packaging Engineer (Contract)

-Consultant and Industrial Engineering work for Consolidated Diesel Corporation (CDC)in Whitakers, NC on improving part repacking for improved line side part presentation.

-Plant layout revisions for station moves using AutoCAD.

-Design new container rack showing the fit of the updated containers on racks.

-Created work instructions for repackaging of parts into new containers.

-Helping with the development of a line side delivery system, using Kanban and Lean Manufacturing processes.

01/16/2002 - 01/08/2007

Koltanbar Engineering Troy, MI

Design and Processing Engineer and Project Manager

-Project management and follow up of the Hummer H2 Mid-Cycle Enhancement, and 2008 project for AM General. Lean manufacturing practices used in this project.

-Responsible for the primary and follow up processing of the Underbody, Framers, and Closure lines for the GMX-001 and the GMT966/967/968 programs, using Lean Manufacturing practices.

-Develop new processes for manufacturing changes and continuous improvement.

-Develop and maintain process documentation.

-Follow Design Standards and conduct design FEMA's.

-Implemented problem solving (using a5-step problem solving process) with regard to design and process problems.

-Provide training or identify training needs.

09/27/1999 - 10/19/2001

General Motors Pontiac, MI

Mechanical Design Follow Up Engineer and Project Manager (Contract/RCO Engineering Inc.)

-Involved with the GMT800 Current Model Changes and Continuous Improvement in the Body Shop.

-My responsibilities were as follows:

-BIW engineering,

-Responsible for critical path management, following up, and delivery of the process, to ensure timing.

-Determine, Manage and Control the money for the Program.

-Investigate and improve Body Shop production through put.

-Manage, kickoff, trouble shoot, and follow through to completion on revisions to Plant layouts, New Designs and Engineering changes to Welding Tools, Holding fixtures and Kits.

-Manage 15-30 design engineers.

-Follow the Design through the Build, and Support the Installations and maintenance of all Tools and Kits under the program.

05/20/1992 - 09/24/1999

Wisne Design Troy, MI

Process and Tooling Engineer/Project Manager

-Managed the processing, robocad, and catia groups, with a total of (20) employees.

-Coordinator welding process and follow up.

-Responsible for critical path management, following up, and delivery of the process, to ensure timing for GMT400, GMT800, and Chrysler 2001 JR programs.

-Coordinator of Weld Gun Designs between Tooling and Weld Gun groups.

-In charge of coordinating, and trouble shooting the placement of all weld spots for: Chrysler 2001 JR Underbody lines, all GMT800 Body Shops.

-Proactive leadership during problem solving activities.

-Provide training or identify training needs within the manufacturing field.

-ISO 9000 Certified

07/21/1986 - 05/17/1992

Koltanbar Engineering Troy, MI

Layout, Design and Processing

-Follow Up person for all Resident Welds problems, in the (2) respot lines in the Plants Body Shop for GMT400 program.

-Worked on Weld Gun designs and Process Deliverables for GMT 400 program.

Computer Experience:

-AutoCAD 12,13,14, 2000, 2000i, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007

-Unigraphics v18.0, NX2, NX3, I-man

-eM Planner, and Browser

-All MS Office Applications




-Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University

-Masters of Science in Administration Degree in 'Vehicle Design and Manufacturing Administration' from Central Michigan University - Thesis: 'DO THE BENEFITS OF LEAN MANUFACTURING OUTWEIGH THE COSTS OF IMPLEMENTATION?'


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