Project EngineerFeb 2011 to Current Konecranes Nuclear Equipment and Services － New Berlin, WI
Konecranes is the leading worldwide supplier of lifting equipment for the nuclear power industry.
Lead design engineer on a cross functional team involving engineering, project management, and quality to develop a custom 5 ton capacity JIB crane to be utilized as a portable tool for Arizona Public Service (APS) Nuclear Plant.
The design of the JIB crane will allow for maintaining a high degree of adaptability, rapid deployment, and minimum installation.
This effectively increases the availability of plant equipment without increasing cost.
Patent Pending) Initiated conceptual development and performed critical design utilizing AutoCAD and SolidWorks Developed equipment specification and instruction procedure General Responsibilities: Design and modification of industrial cranes utilized in the transportation of materials and maintenance of nuclear equipment Develop new equipment proposals and component layouts for application engineering Develop rigging plans and procedures for equipment removal/install Develop load testing procedures and facility site acceptance tests to ensure safe operation of equipment Perform equipment assessments warranting mechanical and electrical upgrades to increase equipment optimum productivity and efficiency.
Engineering ConsultantSep 2010 to Dec 2010 Teleflex Medical － Kenosha, WI
Teleflex Medical OEM is a global business dedicated to designing and delivering specialized instruments and devices that touch nearly every organ and system in the human body.
Lean Six Sigma Project Lead of a cross-functional team involving engineering, finance, manufacturing, and quality to re-evaluate and implement a process to reduce the manufacturing cost of the endodscopic clip applier jaw production by utilizing an existing metal injection molding (MIM) Projected cost reduction of 40% in manufacturing was determined Developed current state value stream maps identifying waste and non-value adding activities such as waiting, excessive processing, motion and defects Performed Pareto cost analysis of current state manufacturing and compared the cumulative frequency to the theoretical cumulative frequency of MIM production.
Field Service EngineerJan 2010 to Jun 2010 Rockwell Automation - Allen Bradley － Mayfield Heights, OH
Rockwell Automation (Allen Bradley) is a leading global provider of industrial automation control, field service, and information solutions designed to give manufacturers a competitive advantage in the global market.
Setup, configure, and trouble shoot network services; ControlNet, DeviceNet, and Ethernet.
Utilize programming languages; Ladder Logic, Function Block, Sequential Function Chart, and Structured Text to execute applications in Control Logix, Compact Logix, and Flex Logix.
Utilize Data Highway Plus (DH+) Remote Input/Output (RIO) to interface with ControlLogix to provide message routing between DH+ link and EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, and DeviceNet.
Plant EngineerJan 2001 to Jan 2010 United Parcel Service UPS － Oak Creek, WI
United Parcel Service (UPS) is the world's leading logistic, package distribution company, and synchronizer of global commerce.
Reduced an annual loss of $58,000 in equipment failure for a Tilt Tray Automated Parcel Sorter Performed numerical analysis involving rotational speed calculations, impact theory, and average tangential & angular acceleration to determine forces applied to trays resulting in yielding Prepared cost analysis by assessing and tabulating the frequency of damaged tray repairs, cost of replacement trays, and equipment downtime Performed material analysis, differentiating current material properties; such as tensile & flexural strength, and elongation to those of higher yielding material Utilized Pro-Engineering software to design a tray support manufactured out of high tensile material, in which could be fastened to salvageable trays once failure occurred; thus re-using damaged trays.
General Responsibilities: Oversee plant equipment operation, and initiate changes to improve plant performance Front-line Supervision of five maintenance mechanics and other plant engineering personnel (Union & Non-union) Equipment design, modification, and implementation Create and implement preventative maintenance inspections (PMI's) for maintenance staff to perform on equipment Conduct routine mechanic and staff performance audits to promote safe work practices and improve equipment break-down frequency Provide project management for facility upgrades and new equipment installation Parts ordering and inventory control utilizing Maximo database Allen Bradley PLC/SLC configuration utilizing RSLinx and RSLogix 500/5000 Provide safety training, audits, and compliance according to OSHA regulations.
Operation SupervisorSep 1998 to Jan 2001 United Parcel Service UPS － Sturtevant, WI
Front-line Supervision of unload/reload functions.
Implemented performance time-studies to improve productivity and efficiency.
Control parcel volume flow for more efficient throughput.
Associate of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering Design Activities/VolunteerGateway Technical College － Racine, WIMechanical Engineering Design Activities/Volunteer
Master of Business AdministrationLoyola University of Chicago － Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical EngineeringMilwaukee School of Engineering － Milwaukee, WIMechanical Engineering
Mathematics & Science TutorCEO Leadership Academy, Charter High School － Milwaukee, WIMathematics & Science Tutor Habitat for Humanity - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. sponsored two homes in the North Milwaukee area
Executive Profile Auto-Cad Cosmos (FEA) Software Front-Line Supervision Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt (certified) Matlab/Simulink Maximo Database (certified) Microsoft Office Minitab Pro Engineering Project Management (certified) RSLinx/RSLogix RSNetworx/RSView Solid Works/Solid Modeling