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Senior electrical engineer experienced in directing projects and staff in fast-paced, results-oriented environments

  • Business Manager with Program Management experience
  • Full lifecycle development
  • Quality- assurance strategy / process
  • Cross-functional team building and leadership
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Scope/requirements definition

Controls Engineer with plant experience

  • Control system design
  • PLC programming
  • Robot programming
  • HMI design
  • Management of contract resources


Controls Engineering and Project Management
  SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS   Managed entire System Development Lifecycle for application projects from planning to production implementation.  Extensive experience with Allen-Bradley Logic Controllers and Configuring Associated Networks, i.e., DeviceNet, ControlNet, DH+ Allen-Bradley and Siemens HMI design experience. Detailed knowledge of multi-axis servo control systems Proficient with Windows and Unix Operating Systems and in FORTRAN, C and Java Programming Languages Proficient with ePlan P8 and AutoCAD with demonstrated experience focusing on heavy industrial facility design, Instrumentation and Controls. Ability to communicate effectively interdepartmentally, and externally with vendors.  Ability to design and lay out entire system architecture and develop technical reports and present technical material. Ability to interpret drawings, schematics, technical journals and papers, and other related material. Business Applications: MS Project, MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Quick Books  

Work experience


Robotics Engineer

General Motors
  • Provide complete robotic dispense applications for new installations.
  • Recondition robotic dispense equipment for reuse in new programs.
  • Manage asset recovery and reuse of all robotic equipment from plant closures.
  • Regular reviews with dispense council for revisions to dispense standards.
  • Coordinate capital purchases of robotic equipment for new programs.

Business Manager

General Motors

  • Directing and coordinating planning, organization, control and completion of engineering projects.
  • Development of project proposals to be presented to executive directors.
  • Budget and schedules development and management.Resource management and forecasting.
  • Task and delivery management, risk identification and management.
  • Prepare strategic and business plan communications for presentations to GM Executive Directors, Project Managers, engineers, suppliers and partners.
  • Coordinating and tracking the division budget among the Execution Managers, tracking and forecasting manpower, and running coordination meetings between our and related divisions. 
  • Developed new vendors for specialized production parts and procedures.

Senior Electrical Engineer

General Motors

  • Responsible for designing, installing and debugging new robotic manufacturing systems for manufacturing plants, including supporting plant production.
  • Perform design of controls hardware including power distribution systems, control reliable operator and maintenance safety circuits, pneumatic and electrical circuits for system operation, hardware interlocks to robots, and sensor / communication networks.
  • Controls software design includes creation of logic to operate the system and diagnosing problems for quick error recovery. It also includes programming of the operator interface to the logic and programming the interface to the plant monitoring system. The systems use Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5550/5555 and PLC-5 processors, RSLogix 5000 software, ControlNet and DeviceNet networks.
  • Systems included multiple robotic applications with operator interfaces and servo drive applications.
  • Install and debug includes working with skilled trades to have the system built, designing corporate specifications, finding and correcting mechanical/electrical design problems,correcting control panel and system build problems, and ramping up of system to full production status.
  • Reviewed product design for compliance with engineering principles and company standards.
  • Designed products and systems such as primary power distribution, electrical/electronic controls, robotic control systems and verification of electrical control interfaces.
  • Coordinated fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and customer specifications.
  • Works closely with software and mechanical developers to integrate systems operation.
  • Designing electrical systems for automated machinery.
  • Program and troubleshoot PLCs.
  • Design and build various electrical controls and machinery in-house.
  • Support equipment installs and line changes.
  • Design, estimating, startup and troubleshooting for instrumentation and electrical control systems. Experience with PLC and PC based controls.


May 20072008


University of Michigan

Optical Engineering Major

Sep 1992May 1997


University of Michigan