project engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Reliable Project Engineer successful at liaising between divisions to ensure that staffing needs are met. Organized leader able to effectively allocate resources to guarantee project completion. Analytical and results-driven professional. Offering 20 years of experience in the automotive, packaging and material handling industries.

  • Field support
  • Project bidding
  • Value engineering
  • Contract compliance
  • Change orders
  • Document management
  • Proficient in Autocad, Solidworks, Teamcenter, Agile, and other 3d modeling and processing software.
  • Cost management
  • Design build
  • Quality control
  • AutoCAD expertise
  • 3D design and simulation software
  • Quality assurance controls
10/2012 to 04/2020 Project Engineer Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. | Montreal, WI,

Project Development Stage

  • Attend Project Turnover meeting (customer turnover) and gather information,
  • Participate in Process Planning
  • Attend team meetings for project open issues and updates.
  • Review R & M requirements, if applicable.
  • Conduct Field checks and organize health assessment when interfacing with existing tooling.
  • Participate in development of quote material
  • Participate in PFMEA's with customer
  • Coordinate System Layout development.
  • Validate customer cycle time requirements can be maintained. Review stations cycle time and time effect on system throughput.
  • Fully understand and implement customer contract requirements.
  • Establish Vendor quotation content when required.
  • Participate in development of design schedule and design budgets.
  • Request sheet metal try out parts from customer.
  • Assist in cost optimization reviews with customers. Provide all necessary engineering data to support cost and content incurred.
  • Review Design requirements and documentation. Resolve any ambiguous or conflicting requirements prior to release.
  • Maintain a up to date electronic Project Folder, Doc Tree, Teamcenter or agile. (Master Project Folder)

Prepare for Design Phase

  • Awareness of approved project mechanical design budgets.
  • Begin to assemble a job buy off book.
  • Assemble process material/documentation to be used in design.
  • Inquire and review process for simplicity, commonality
  • Awareness of approved project mechanical design budgets.
  • Begin to assemble a job buy off book.
  • Assemble process material/documentation to be used in design.
  • Inquire and review inventory material list for potential use on project.
  • Review process for simplicity, commonality, design practice and standardization of design.
  • Assemble design material/documentation to be used for quoting purposes.
  • Assemble customer preferred component list.
  • Request line-up meeting with (3) Vendors and Kuka Purchasing.
  • Include an RFQ book for each Vendor and Purchasing.
  • Quote to be addressed to purchasing along with project number and CC: to Project Eng’r.
  • Receive quotes and review with Project Manager for the following.
  • Money and content.
  • Delivery Date
  • Signed contract.
  • Project Team, along with purchasing, will select an outside design source based on price, delivery and past quality.
  • Project Engineer will prepare a Service Release & attach quote from design source.
  • Once the release is approved by Project Management and the team agrees with the content and price then the Project Engineer can facilitate a kick-off with design.
  • Unitize tools prior to design start.

Facilitate and Manage Design

  • Kick-off engineering.
  • Coordinate information flow between all the design entities. Continue this process throughout the project.
  • If kits, facilitate appropriate field checks with the mechanical and controls design sources.
  • Visit design source(s), including internal, regularly (every other day minimum). Lead the work (do not follow up).
  • Communicate changes and maintain information flow for joining/ joining spot tracking, product tracking, robot simulation, systems layout and mechanical design.
  • Supply input to Project Manager for items that need to be on the Open Issues Matrix.
  • Initiate ECN process on design changes caused by customer and outside of original SOW.
  • Facilitate and monitor One11 job tree to add or remove lines, stations, and/or tools.
  • Facilitate and monitor PLM E-BOM to add or remove lines, stations, tools, and/or units.
  • Issue “Technical Specification Package” (QPA/FM/6/084) and follow up design from suppliers of purchased peripheral equipment (conveyors, overhead assists, end effectors, balconies, etc).
  • Attend internal and selected external (customer/supplier) project meetings.
  • Review sketches with design source prior to customer meeting.
  • Review ergonomic issues prior to customer meeting.
  • Coordinate ERGO meetings with supplier.
  • Review safety issues prior to customer meeting.
  • Perform product comparison for product downloads from the customer and approve its release to the other groups for use. (See attached KOS Group Flow Chart)
  • Facilitate on-going sketch review meetings and alert Project Team when designs are ready for 40% or final design sign-off.
  • Fill out Customer drawing approval forms for design sign-offs.
  • Verify component sign off sheets are in place and signed off.
  • Coordinate FMEA with Engineering & Quality Dept.
  • Update design schedules by collecting progress from design source(s) (both mechanical and controls) on a weekly basis and update the system. The P.E. is responsible to monitor accurate progress reports.
  • If final design completion dates conflict with the project schedule, with concurrence from the Project Team, note change reason and adjust dates in Protrack. Advanced planning will be notified if the milestone is changed.
  • Follow up system layout progress/status.
  • Facilitate control’s line-up (preliminary). Track progress of deliverable.
  • Complete the control line ups for kits. You are the one that knows the details.
  • Supply 40% and 100% bought off mechanical design files to robot simulation and Controls Design using e-mail and MoveIT-DMZ.
  • Review station cycle times for overall line throughput issues.
  • Review through put simulation results and, along with the project team, make changes as required.
  • Ensure that joining matrix is being maintained.
  • Ensure that end effector payload calculations are completed and signed off by robot manufacturer.
  • Generate and maintain a customer furnished matrix.
  • Generate and maintain a long lead item’s matrix.
  • Ensure that clamp and power pivot applications are signed off by component manufacture
  • Follow up on weld gun tracking and design sign off.
  • Inform design of date for final original files to be sent to the customer.
  • Review and approve final designs prior to release.
  • Follow-up with System Engineering to insure that all System Level Mechanical Equipment (ie; conveyors, w/g brackets, etc.) is correctly identified and released.
  • Follow up that all designs have been released.
  • Prepare and attend lessons learned meeting.

Shop Line Up

  • When the schedule dictates, coordinate (with P.M.) shop line up meeting to supply the following; schedules, build plant layouts, assembly prints, BOM’s, manufacturing budget, customer specifications and parts list, R&M checklist and any information that will aid in build.
  • Review sheet metal tracking matrix with product/ design levels for fixture assembly.

Project Follow Up after Release from Design

  • Follow up with the engineering services group that they have received copies of the 3D design electronic files at the time of release of the last unit on each station and/or tool from the outside design shops. These files will be stored on the PLM Doc Tree. The outside design shop will retain the original files until the end of the project.
  • Follow up with build problems on our build floor or at supplier.
  • Ensure that end of arm tooling (in final production configuration) is weighed and the EOT is stenciled with the correct weight.
  • Ensure that Robot Load programs are run on each robot with complete end of arm tooling and dress packages installed (production ready), pass, and are signed off by robot manufacturer.
  • Attend technical equipment buy-off at supplier before ship.
  • Coordinate drill hole studies/SMX studies where required.
  • Provide data for maintenance manuals.
  • Act upon and close out non conformances. Close NCR’s if PE is indicated as the probable source, if generated by someone else then PE to verify that NCR’s are closed by the responsible group.
  • Populate all engineering documents into the buy-off book.
  • Supply cycle time summaries for buy off book.
  • Facilitate as built drawings.
  • Facilitate locating pin book and/or locator book if requested by customer.
  • Approve payment of invoices through Accounting. Review with P.M.
  • Support problematic installations at customer plant as requested.
  • Follow up that outside design cad files are delivered to KUKA.
  • Attend lessons learned meeting “Build”.

ECN’s , What If’s?, and Negotiations

· Investigate and compile information for customer change requests (ECN).

· Request quotes, content and timing from design source for ECN’s.

· Project Team will record and create outside or internal ECN’s in Protrack and follow where required in PLM.

· One of three methods must be met to go ahead with a design change.

· Customer approval (two-way memo).

· PM written go ahead for the change. (AVO or e-mail)

· PM approval of Service Release is required.

· Prepare Service Release with attached quote and submit through the PLM.

· Once Service Release is approved by P.M. and the team agrees with the content, P.E. will kick off design.

· Follow up design responsibilities are the same as listed in the ‘Facilitate and manage design’ section above.

· Obtain and maintain investigation documents, prints for before and after change within the PLM Doc Tree "Master Project/ ECN's Folder"

· Coordinate information required for ECN quoting and negotiations purposes.

· Participate in negotiations where required.

· Make sure the revisions to drawings are documented correctly both on the drawings and in PLM

09/2002 to 09/2012 Project Manager Honeywell | Brooklyn Center, MN,
  • Maximized cost-effectiveness of projects through value engineering processes to assess methods, materials and means.
  • Defined project plans and timelines, managed workflow and personnel and achieved completion deadlines on or before schedule.
  • Utilized project schematics, drawings and specifications to complete detailed and highly accurate take-offs.
  • Made changes to project scope and cost and implemented most effective change management processes to keep project up-to-date.
  • Cradle to grave responsibility for the project. Proposal through install, warranty and field service.
  • Main customer contact for projects with companies like, 3M, Nestle Purina, Bosch Doboy, etc...
09/1999 to 07/2002 Mechanical Designer Zen Sherpa Llc | Moses Lake, WA,

Design Fluid fill adapters for the automotive industry.

Design, detail, check engineering drawings for release.

Motorized Tracking system Design.

TPS monitor Systems.

Ford Tire Room Layout (all Ford assembly Plants in North America)

Education and Training
Expected in 06/1994 to to High School Diploma | Lampher High School, Madison Hts, MI, GPA:
Expected in to to | Secondary Education Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Information Technology Oakland University, Rochester, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Business Administration And Management Detroit College of Business, Warren, MI, GPA:

Patent awarded for work done with Nestle Purina for sealing and cutting woven plastic bags.

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School Attended

  • Lampher High School
  • Central Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Detroit College of Business

Job Titles Held:

  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Mechanical Designer


  • High School Diploma

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