• Chicago IL
  • metaldave823@hotmail.com

David Rodriguez

Work History

Work History

Engineering Assistant

Apr 2014 - Present
Methode Electronics
Harwood Heights IL Engineering Assistant Create and modify engineering drawings Maintain documentation such as product releases, engineering changes, and data sheets Program surface mount machinery Create work instructions Assist in the building and design of prototype models Assist in the building and design of programming fixtures Conduct annual quality audits Solder, repair, and modify circuit boards used for programming and testing

Cnc Production Machinist

Feb 2007 - Apr 2014
Electromotive Diesel
La Grange IL CNC Production Machinist CNC lathe and milling machining for clutch supports Perform first part inspection using various metrology equipment Collaborate with maintenance staff and engineering in identifying causes for machine defects, resulting in a reduced scrap rate, and improved quality

Machine Operator/coordinator

Sep 2005 - Feb 2007
Resingno's Mailing Solutions
Machine Operator/Coordinator Operation of mail-inserting machinery and ink jet printers Assist in coordination of operations including project supervision and inventory, improving quality, and efficiency Deliver products throughout Chicago land area


Jul 2004 - Mar 2005
Anderson Copper and Brass
Machinist Set-up and operate multiple spindle machines Sharpen tooling using surface grinders Perform basic repairs to machine, to maintain quality and reduce waste


Aug 1999 - Jul 2004
United Parcel Service
Mechanic Repair light equipment Repair building structures(doors, lighting, dock equipment) Maintain inventory in stock room Installation of safety equipment(fire extinguishers, evacuation plans, exit signs)




2014 - Present
Purdue University

Mechanical Engineering Technology


2012 - 2014
Triton College

Engineering Technology


Daley College

Manufacturing Technology