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     Date Submitted:12-11-2012
     Last Modified:09-03-2014 (04:06)
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     Current job:Process Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsAvcoat, Heatshield, NASA Orion, Lockheed Martin, Re-entry Vehicles, space, 3D CAD Design • Manufacturing • Good Leadership Skills Microsoft Office Suite • Data Analysis • Cost Saving Projects • Strong organization skills Interpersonal/Team ski

    Mechanical engineer with excellent manufacturing and design capabilities.  Great communication and networking skills which will save Wyman Gordon over a million dollars a year.  High success rate in cost saving projects and cost effective solutions.  Commended for hard work, communication skills, and ability to work well in high pressure situations.  A willing and quick learner enthusiastic to jumpstart career in the space exploration  industry.


    3D CAD Design • Manufacturing • Good Leadership Skills

    Microsoft Office Suite • Data Analysis • Cost Saving Projects • Strong organization skills

    Interpersonal/Team skills • Development of Manufacturing and Assembly Processes • Ability to multi-task


    Wyman-Gordon, Grafton, MA                                   2013-Present

    Process & Continuous Improvement Engineer (Weld, CNC, Stockcutting, Raw Material Conversion, Industrial Etching, and Open Die Forge)

    Sole engineer of six different departments while reducing costs and improving manufacturing processes throughout the facility.   Analyzed data acquired to perform design and manufacturing changes.  Participate in material review board meetings to determine cause and develop viable corrective actions.

    • Implement a 3D scanning system that will reduce rework by a third, saving over a million dollars a year.
    • Designed communication system for the forge presses that reduced waiting time to a fourth of the time saving over a hundred thousand dollars a year
    • Averted multiple parts destined to be scrap by creating and executing rework instructions effectively

    Design Engineer

    Special project assignment to help design land based turbines for GE.  Designed analyzed stress on pre-heat treat machine shapes, forging dies, test plans, and special tooling for the project.  Quickly executed a design for quote forging that minimized the material significantly under the expected amount.

    Textron Defense Systems, Wilmington, MA                                            2012-2013

    Engineering Co-Op

    Improved and designed parts of the manufacturing process for the thermal protection system in the NASA Orion Program.  Determined the fastest and most cost effective way to perform steps of the manufacturing process. 

    • Created a cost effective method to classify Avcoat (main component of the heat shield)
    • Tested and developed the abasing process and equipment for the Heat Shield using a new, undeveloped vacuum blasting system

    Wyman-Gordon, Grafton, MA                                                     2011-2012
    Engineering Co-op

    Designed and modified forging parts, processes, and dies per the product engineer’s request.   Prepared and analyzed simulations for part yield and stress analysis.

    • Created and designed a tail wing forging for Boeing from start to finish, analyzing simulations to determine any modifications and improvements


    University of Louisville, JB Speed School of Engineering- Louisville, KY                                                                 

    Pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering Management                                        2015

    Northeastern University, College of Engineering- Boston, MA                                       

    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Candidate                                           2013


    Northeastern University Laboratories

    • Determined the best method for repairing broken honeycomb on the hull of ships
    • Calculated the ideal mixture for creating wood composite flutes by brittleness and yield strength


    Applications: Solidworks, Minitab, Edgecam CNC Software, Datamyte, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

    CAD:  Certified in Solidworks, Catia

    Community Service

    Alternative Spring Break                                                                                                                                         

    • Leader of a group to donate furniture to the poor through the charity A Wider Circle  

    Oxford Associates                                    

    • Assisted in facility renovations for men with drug and alcohol addictions

    Interests & Hobbies

    • Strong interest in space exploration, flight and transportation engineering advancements
    • Enjoy snowboarding, exercising, playing sports, watching movies, and searching for career opportunities

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