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Work History

Jan 2010Present

Manufacturing Engineer

Federal Mogul

Responsible for manufacturing process of rubber seals and provide expert process troubleshooting and problem solving to continually improve overall plant efficiency and maintain product quality.

Duties

-Maintain a reliable and safe manufacturing process, while improving production rates, efficiencies, costs and changeovers.

-Forecast equipment tooling and capacity requirements for long-term planning of Injection molding process and downstream equipment.

-Lead weekly cross-functional team activities for improvements in quality, productivity and implement corrective actions.

-Design and develop new production equipment, for rubber injection, compression molding and assembly process.

-Develop specifications for Injection molding and part design, operating parameters, procedures, acceptance and validation

19922010

Manufacturing Engineer

Henniges Automotive

Responsible for manufacturing processes at a Tier I and 2 supplier of automotive vehicle sealing components for General Motors, Dodge, Ford, Freightliner, Honda, Saturn and Nissan to improve process productivity, quality, efficiency, and to reduce costs, downtime, production time cycles, and scrap.Responsible for process improvements in profile extrusion process and finishing departments reducing scrap, downtime of equipment, improve change over time, improve productivity and quality of product.

Duties

-Performed work flow studies of operators and machines to produce the desired product and determine the optimum ways to combine operators, machines and methods to be used.

-Supported manufacturing process, including tracking data, equipment monitoring, maintaining documentation, process improvement and process development.

-Headed up technical project teams, as well as participated in various team meetings involving scrap reduction, performance, 8D, lean, continuous improvement, problem solving, quality, and production.

-Performed root cause analysis of equipment failures, corrected repeated equipment failure problems and performed equipment performance evaluations.

-Performed time motion study, process work flow analysis examining and interpreting data to improve efficiency, effectiveness and cost reduction of new or existing products.

-Requested price quotes for new equipment, tooling, parts, service and modifications for existing equipment.

Education

2009Present

B.S.

Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO)

Studies focused in Industrial Management and courses included Manufacturing Resource Analysis, Manufacturing Research Global Society, Rhetoric and Critical Thinking, Principles of Management, Facilities Planning, Work Measurement, Industrial Supervision, Technical Communication and General Studies.

19901992

A.A.S.

Linn State Technical College (LSTC)

Studies focused in Aviation Mechanics and courses included Math and Electricity for Aviation, Publications and Records, Physics Weight and Balance, Drawing Blue Print Reading, Powerplant Theory and Maintenance, Gas Turbine Engines, Powerplant System and Components, Propellers, Powerplant Inspections, Aircraft Structural and Metal Fabrications, Coverings and Finishes, Structural Shop Skills, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, Aircraft Environmental Control Systems, Communication Navigation and Flight Instrumentation, Assembly and Rigging, Aircraft Position and Warning System, Transport Aircraft Systems, and General Radio and Telephone Operator License.

Objective

Experienced Industrial Manufacturing Engineer with twenty years of automotive experience, seeking to establish a responsible and challenging career as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

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Industrial Manufacturing Engineer