manufacturing engineer resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Manufacturing Engineer for the Rolls-Royce Corp. Turbines division with floor experience as a Product and Process Engineer, fabrication familiarity as a Design Engineer, and a Mechanical Engineering background. Has collectively worked in the Aerospace Industry for over 7 years with a majority of knowledge and experience coming in the manufacture of investment castings.
  • Excellent communication techniques
  • Project management
  • Creative problem solving 
  • Continuous improvement
  • Complex problem solving
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office
  • Time management skills
  • Strong decision maker
  • Quick learner 
  • Lean principles knowledge
  • Headed cost improvement and producibility for S&T castings technical group that totaled more than $2.0 million in savings in 2014 and 2015.
  • Lead and managed emergency initiative to save RR300 military engine builds by working with supplier onsite to transform 1st stage turbine nozzle casting from 0% to 90% yield in less than three months.
  • During employment at PCC Airfoils, identified and implemented cost and yield improvement projects that totaled more than $1.0 million annually.
  • In current role, currently working on or has implemented producibility/yield improvement projects that total savings of more than $500k annually.
Work History
Manufacturing Engineer, 01/2016 - Current
Caterpillar Saint Denis, KY,
  • Turbines Blade and Vane Castings - Single Crystal Operations
  • Design, optimize, and manage entire investment casting process from core/wax injection to final casting to meet design requirements for both current production parts and new product.
  • Statistical analysis and lean tools: Analyze part process sustainability; scrap elimination.
  • Technical writing and effective communication: write/edit instructions for manufacture of given parts; relay information and feedback to all stakeholders.
  • Engineering authority over wall and crystal verification inspection areas.
  • Project management and R&D alloy development for the Office of Naval Research.
Manufacturing Engineer, 06/2014 - 2016
Caterpillar Sewickley, PA, USA
  • Structures and Transmissions Supply Chain - Castings and Specialized Components
  • Ensure product integrity for components are delivered through alignment of method of manufacture by interfacing with the appropriate engineering organizations.
  • Influence commodity strategies and sourcing decisions for cast products.
  • Develop supply chain to meet the needs of the customer, improve quality, and reduce cost.
  • Validate aerospace casting suppliers method of manufacture and capability through First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR) and the application of relevant specifications and Supplier Advanced Business Relationship (SABRe).

Product Engineer, 06/2013 - 05/2014
Intel Corp. Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Engineering responsibilities over equiax, directionally solidified and single crystal blade/vane investment castings for turbines.
  • Coordinated all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs.
  • Used lean manufacturing principles to develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods and eliminate scrap.
Foundry Process Engineer, 09/2011 - 06/2013
PCC Airfoils LLC City, STATE, USA
  • Targeted cost improvement: eliminated down time, increased through-put, and completed material savings projects.
  • Eliminated variability: used statistical analysis and best practice to uphold process control.
  • Implemented operating procedures, resolved system malfunctions, and provided technical information to supervisors.
  • Upheld quality and safety: conducted daily process audits.
Engineer Co-operative Student, 2009 - 08/2010
Crane Aerospace And Electronics City, STATE, USA
  • Design of rotary oil pumps used in aerospace applications.
  • Analytical and Testing Experience: CAD modeling; dimensional stack-ups; ANSYS stress modelling.
  • Trouble shooting experience: Failure investigations; metallurgy analysis.
  • Technical writing experience via reports highlighting failure analysis, experiments, and design parameters. 
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in December, 2011
The University of Akron - Akron, Ohio
Status -
Additional Information

Completed Rolls-Royce Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Rolls-Royce GD&T certification

Rolls-Royce AS9102 FAIR certification

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School Attended

  • The University of Akron

Job Titles Held:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Foundry Process Engineer
  • Engineer Co-operative Student


  • Bachelor of Science

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