mechanical engineer resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced Mechanical Engineer with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of design and over twenty-five years knowledge as a master machinist. Years of experience on the manufacturing floor provides a unique prospective on the design process and design for manufacture. Extensive experience using computer aided design and manufacturing software provides the foundation for engineering analysis, the completion of engineering documentation, and the basis for product realization. Solid computer skills allows for the completion of clear, precise engineering reports and presentations, as well as effective, efficient project planning.

  • Proficient with SolidWorks 3D Computer Aided Design CAD software.
  • Competent with Enterprise Product Data Management PDM software.
  • Experience with NI Works and Cosmos Finite Element Analysis FEA software.
  • Expert with CamWorks Computer Aided Manufacturing CAM software.
  • Capable use of Global Shop and Total ETO Enterprise Resource Planning ERP software.
  • Master machinist with over 30 years experience including programing 5 axis machine tools.
  • Experience with electro-mechanical and pneumatic actuators and servos.
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Project planning software.
  • Project Management training and experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma practices.
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA Expected in 06/2011 Bachelor of Science : Mechanical Engineering - GPA :
Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA Expected in 05/2000 Associate of Science : Engineering And Engineering Technology - GPA :
Work History
Lockheed Martin - Mechanical Engineer
Rockville, MD, 09/2016 - 11/2020
  • Provided mechanical design and design for manufacturing review of mechanical systems including servos and electro-mechanical components contained in unmanned aircraft systems.
  • Liaised between manufacturing facility and engineering department, facilitating communications and keeping appropriate parties updated on project developments.
  • Documented products and processes using SolidWorks, Enterprise PDM and Total ETO ERP software to document release notes and designs.
  • Secured capital equipment for facility by developing quotations and purchase requisitions.
  • Designed and built process tooling for 5 axis CNC machine tools for the manufacture of tight tolerance aerospace products.
Lockheed Martin - Mechanical Engineer
Goleta, CA, 02/2015 - 09/2016
  • Updated engineering documentation from AutoCAD 2D drawings to Solidworks 3D models and drawings for a high precision machine tool the company designed and manufactured.
  • Designed and built prototype mechanical assemblies utilizing electro-mechanical and pneumatic rotary and linear actuators to improve machine tool performance while cutting manufacturing cost.
  • Developed and coordinated testing of designs to verify improved performance in the machine tool, while tracking manufacturing and assembly cost.
  • Designed, manufactured and tested mechanical components to the machine tool to improve overall machine stiffness allowing the company to pursue new markets in harder materials.
Lockheed Martin - Mechanical Engineer/Machine Shop Manager
Ocala, FL, 07/2012 - 08/2014
  • Led the effort to improve the company's engineering documentation from a 2D CAD system to a 3D solid modeling system resulting in improved engineering quality and reduced scrap/rework on the manufacturing floor.
  • Implemented the use of Product Data Management PDM software and the use of solid model templates for the company's standard products leading to an increase in engineering throughput and reduction of cost.
  • Championed the use of modern machine shop practices including high speed machining and multiple part fixturing leading to dramatic improvements in production and capacity.
  • Introduced the use of macros and sub programs to create the company's standard products resulting in a reduction of programing time, cost and lead time.
Paris Precision Products, Inc - Mechanical Engineer
City, STATE, 06/2011 - 07/2012
  • Working directly with the corporate Chief Operations Officer, developed a project plan and budget to consolidate two manufacturing divisions owned by the private equity ownership group.
  • Acknowledged by the COO as a key member of the integration team outstanding effort and performance developing the consolidation plan.
  • Named Project Manager for one of the company's top five customers with annual sales nearing seven figures.
  • Worked directly with the customer's engineering and quality control staffs to technical issues. Using extensive engineering and manufacturing experience proposed and implemented improvements in the production of the customer's products leading to a reduction of scrap/rework and improved customer satisfaction.

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School Attended

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  • Bakersfield College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer/Machine Shop Manager
  • Mechanical Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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