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Conveyor Systems Engineer

Pensacola, Florida, 32507, United States
September 09, 2009

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I. Professional Profile

A. Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

1. Commissioned complex integrated electro-mechanical and PC-

controlled systems

2. Developed production-increasing, cost-saving material

handling solutions

3. Engineered cost-saving measures that saved projects up to

$100,000 in cost

B. Leadership Skills

1. Supervised 4 mechanical engineers and served as mentor to

engineering coworkers

2. Managed industrial projects from conception through


3. Led project teams made up of multiple engineering and

construction disciplines

C. Financial Skills

1. Created budgets for conveyor system projects to several

million dollars in scope

2. Successfully managed project budgets of up to a million

dollars in scope

3. Responsibly purchased all necessary components for multi-

million dollar projects

D. Organizational Skills

1. Developed and managed scheduling of large industrial


2. Managed communication among all parties for successful

project implementation

3. Organized all documentation required for project


E. Teamwork Skills

1. Primary contact for customers /contractors in successful

project implementation

2. Successfully resolved interpersonal conflicts during

project implementation

3. Managed construction crews of up to 10 workers

II. Work History

January, 1994 – February, 1996; Conveyor Installer; Conesco; Denver, CO

March, 1996 – May, 2001 Systems Engineer; Rapistan Systems; Irving, TX

June, 2001 – June, 2003 Missionary; International Mission Board; Richmond, VA

July, 2003 – June, 2009 Project Engineer; Dematic; Lewisville, TX

III. Education

September, 1988 – December, 1993

Auburn University; Auburn, Alabama

BS Mechanical Engineering

Participated in Division IA athletics and student ministry leadership

IV. Technical Knowledge

A. Experienced in integration of gantry robot and automatic


B. Experienced in integration of Dematic, FKI and other leading

conveyor systems

C. Experienced with Allen Bradley PLC’s, Profinet and Devicenet


D. Proficient in SAP, AutoCAD and MS Office applications

E. Experienced with RFID and barcode scanners, barcode labelers

and printers

F. Experienced in integration of carousels

G. Experienced with compressors and air handling systems

V. Mechanical/Electrical Experience

A. Installation/repair of new/used conveyor: including

Rapistan, Buschman, Roach, Litton and ACSI; including

pushers, RAPT’s, shoe sorters, diverters, lineshaft, belt-

driven, chain-driven and DC roller, 3M tapers and Mettler

Toledo in-motion scales

B. Installation of material handling system compressors, air

piping and pneumatic control devices

C. Replacement of field and panel electrical devices,

including: air-pressure switches,encoders, photoeyes,

proximity switches, motor starters/overloads, PLC cards and

CPU’s, AC drives, limit switches, solenoids, DC power

supplies, transformers and profinet cards

D. Wiring of control panels and field wiring of motors and

controls devices

E. Programming of AC Drives

F. Troubleshooting of bar code scanners, encoders, photoeyes,

tapers, print-and-apply labelers, proximity switches, limit

switches, DeviceNet and Profinet controls systems

G. Repair/replacement of roller chain and HTD drive trains,

motors and reducers

VI. Training

A. Rapistan SEDP (Sales and Engineering Development): January,


B. AutoCAD R14 Training: February, 1997

C. Contractor Safety Training: May, 2005

D. Dematic Sales (AIDINC Customer Interface) Training: January,


E. Principles of Project Management (PMBOK): June, 2008


Alan Heaton: Operations Manager, Dematic Southwest Operations


Steven Hagenbuck: General Manager, Dematic Southwest Operations


Mike Ehlers: Engineering Manager, JC Penney Alliance D.C.


Lance Perkins, Maintenance Manager, Hobby Lobby D.C.


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