Mechanical Designer Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Demonstrated success in improving production output and quality with a focused and methodical approach. Well-versed in contributing to major plant changes, including equipment upgrades, process changes and retooling processes. Diplomatic and motivational leader. Adept at planning operations, resolving conflicts and implementing proactive solutions for diverse manufacturing issues. Capable of managing parts and materials, completing quality inspections and overseeing safety with the ability to predict troubles and delays. Skilled communicator and project manager. Outstanding organizational and administrative skills with the ability to resolve quality issues in a timely manner.

  • Material handling
  • Quality assurance
  • Root cause analysis
  • Lean manufacturing principles
  • Safety oversight
  • Manufacturing management experience
  • Project development and life cycle
  • New product introductions strategies
  • Cost reduction and containment
  • Process optimization
  • Computer Aided Drafting/Design (CAD)
  • Turbo Cad
  • SolidWorks
  • CNC Bender operation and maintenance
  • CNC Operation
  • Interpreting engineering blueprints
  • Qualitative problem solving
  • Isometric drawing
  • Creative thinking
  • Excel
  • Design Experience
  • Technical Documentation

Certified Solidworks Associate

Overhead Crane Certified

Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA Expected in 2013 : Political Science - GPA :
John Tyler Community College Chester, VA Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Work History
Ppg Industries, Inc. - Mechanical Designer
Lawndale, CA, 01/2019 - 04/2021
  • Sketched outline designs and used CAD programs to create detailed design and specifications.
  • Assisted in development of industrial top-seal systems, including internal production equipment.
  • Developed communication documentation to help convey key design aspects to clients.
  • Managed continuous improvement projects.
  • Designed and optimized mechanical components for industrial top seal equipment.
  • Developed CAD drawings to support prototype designs.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and created engineering drawings and sketches.
  • Worked with Senior Manager of Products to determine project needs and adapt prototypes for testing.
  • Developed manufacturing drawings and oversaw teams of technicians in construction of systems.
Precision Castparts Corporation - Manufacturing Supervisor
Port St, FL, 01/2019 - 12/2019
  • Identified problems and implemented effective solutions
  • Read and interpreted schematics, technical documentation and production orders
  • Communicated job expectations and monitored employees
  • Strengthened performance metrics tracking and analysis to enhance tactical and strategic company plans
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and coaching to individuals with lagging skills
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issue directly and implementing timely solutions
  • Revitalized blades and hot rods area operational structures and procedures to successfully control turnover and waste, enhance output and boost overall quality
  • Developed and submitted strategy and initiative reports to highlight current actions and proposed changes to corporate committee
  • Cultivated professional working relationships with peers including Spares Associates, Stores Associates, Purchasing Associates, Machine Assembly Manager, Senior Administrative Manager, using various skills, including positive collaboration, effective communication, detailed education, and strategic planning
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts
  • Collaborated with other leaders and executives to direct workflow and support operations
  • Sped up completion potential of orders from 10-20 minutes to 3-5 minutes resulting in rapid delivery and increased interdepartmental satisfaction
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets
  • Collaborated with internal teams to optimize operations across materials handling, production and shipping
  • Led company-wide teams by devising effective business plans, training, and strategies to accomplish established company vision
  • Reviewed and assessed ongoing operations, developing initiatives for continuous process improvement
Lkq Corp - Manufacturing Production Associate
Manchester, NH, 08/2015 - 01/2019
  • Assisted engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes or procedures
  • Tested products or sub-assembly for functionality or quality and troubleshooted problems with equipment, devices or products
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications
  • Adjusted alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices
  • Set up and verified functionality of safety equipment
  • Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality
  • Built product subassembly or final assemblies and monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity
  • Calibrated machines to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards
  • Employed backed and floating welding techniques to assemble parts and components
  • Monitored equipment during use to promote successful operations by completing real-time adjustments and enhancements
  • Expertly assembled mill-work products such as standard line, skin, vac/gas, and inboard cut
  • Closely inspected parts to ensure cleanliness and free of contaminants
  • Kept work areas clean by removing trash and debris and organized all tools in preparation for next shift
  • Completed durable assemblies and sub-assemblies with hand and power tools
  • Collaborated with team of 6 in the development of New Leadership Training
  • Production
    Consistently met production and schedule levels
  • Machine Set Up
    Gave directions to other workers regarding machine set-up and use
  • Produced finished parts at a rate of 20 pieces per hour
  • Self-taught Solidworks basics
  • Self-taught operation and care of CNC Benders
  • Pioneered new welding techniques resulting in improved product and vastly larger product offering
  • Introduced new gloves to manufacturing process resulting in lesser costs, improved quality of life and safety, and increased longevity
  • Created ProForm department and operated with a high level of efficiency
  • Promoted to Mechanical Designer in 10 months.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Collaborated with team of Products Department in the development of numerous training documents.

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School Attended
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • John Tyler Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Mechanical Designer
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Manufacturing Production Associate
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science