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Place of Birth: Wichita,KS
Current U.S. Passport
Marital Status: Married (no children at home)
Hobby: chess and private pilot license•••••Education Northwest Missouri State College ••••• •••••
Piping Design Course ••••• St. Louis Jr. College ••••• •••••
Complete machine design: including equipment justification, original concept, layout and detailed design of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic disciplines. Assembly, installation and start-up, operator training, and documentation manuals and drawings. •••••Types of design:
Rewind machine to interface with printing press. Slit web into nine smaller webs and rewind on removable cores, automatic indexing and flying transfer of paper webs from completed rewound cores to new empty cores while running ••••• ft per minute••••• Secondary packaging equipment on corrugated case sealer automatic loaders and collators; electro/mechanical devices; debugging prototypes; extensive pneumatic moving-part air logic circuitry; field trouble-shooting and design field retrofit; subassembly design, intricate material handling, packaging, automatic assembly, automatic production equipment, automatic inspection equipment. Mfg methods, Equipment arrangement, Work Flow , Equipment Erection , Field Supervision, Mfg Eng: Reduced build time from 8 wks to 8 days, Cost Reduction.
Gears, Geneva drive, cam index drives, air cylinders, and valves, chains, bearings, springs, linear bearings, microprocessors, electrical circuits, ladder diagrams, switches, relays, solenoids, moving part air logic.
Computer AutoCad (••••• yrs), (solid modeling) SolidWorks, Inventor, Alibre,
Experience: Windows XP, Word and Excel, and many others.•••••Work Experience:•••••Dec ••••• (3 week) Contract
Granit City Pickling and Warehaouse, Granit City, IL , Tobey Cauffiel,Pres. •••••
Contract to document Steel pickling line (••••• feet long) after line was refurbished. This is a heavy industrial plant.
Processesing high volumn pounds of steel per day.•••••Feb ••••• to Dec •••••
Took time off for a family health issue. Took care of my wife during this period. She is now heathy.
I have begun to look for work again.•••••Nov ••••• to Feb •••••
Mittler Bros Machine and Tool, Wright City, MO on site engineer at customer site in Lamar, MO, installing several million dollars project , automated hydraulic presses and conveying system. Some minor design work in Lamar. Solidworks experience.•••••Nov ••••• to Nov •••••
WestCo Tech, AutoCad Instructor, St. Louis, MO
AutoCad Instructor at a technical school. Teaching basic and advanced courses in drafting and practices. drafting Taught customizing AutoCAD software to achieve greater productivity and a basic drafting math course.•••••Jan ••••• to August •••••
Alvey Systems Inc., Senior Mechanical Engineer St. Louis, MO
Designed Live roller conveyor systems for large distribution centers. Layout and detail design of metal fabricated parts and assemblies. Sheet metal flat pattern layout.•••••Nov ••••• to August •••••
Automatic System Inc., Kansas City, MO Engineer
On site engineer at GM Truck plant at Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (under contract) Visited several automotive assembly plants in the course of accident investigation.
Designed variety of mechanical devices and systems. Designed lifts and transfers for automotive plants. Designed a conveyor using Intralox belt 3ft x •••••ft to carry people. •••••••••• D. •••••
Sept ••••• to Nov •••••
Alumax Engineered Metal Processes- Design Engineer (under contract) •••••s, MO
Conceptual design of new ••••• ton forging press ancillary equipment mounting ••••• lb electrical coils and adjust location to +/- •••••; designed cooling system; Designed and redesigned various mechanical devices including mechanical grippers and handlers for hot metal billets and forgings. Designed stand alone system to support large high speed robot; designed index table for pre-heating billets and indexing heating coils. Variety of other devices and mechanisms.•••••April ••••• to Sept •••••
Allo Design Inc. - Owner Kearney, NE
Designed machinery; meat packing equipment; Mfg engineering for OEM construction machinery effected build time reduction from 8 weeks to 8 days; Designed intricate delivery conveyor system for robot; robotic gripper.
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Sabel Engineering - Project Engineer Sonoma, CA
Designed packaging machinery; collate unit packages into patterns and load patterns into corrugated case; designed lane divider; designed conveyors; concept work on unitizer (palleteizer).•••••Dec ••••• to July •••••
Becton Dickinson Senior Design Engineer Holdrege, NE
Designed production equipment for high speed; high volume medical device manufacturer. Original concept design work, including: automatically inspect syringe needles for clogged (blocked) at very high production speeds; material handling equipment for rack shuttle between conveyors; Redesign of high speed point inspection equipment; layout and design of packaging area and conversion
while running production. Concept and design of new point inspection machine using video camera with tracking and ejector mechanism; original concept for needle material handling machine, intricate handling of needles at high speeds; original concept and design for brochure dispenser; portable hydraulic dump system; sundry semi-automatic and manual mechanisms and devices.
Jan ••••• to Dec. •••••
Nashua Corporation Omaha, NE (Allo Contract)
Machine Design - Rewind machine to interface with printing press. Slit web into nine smaller webs and rewind on removable cores, automatic indexing and flying transfer of paper webs from completed rewound cores to new empty cores while running ••••• ft per minute.•••••Control Data Corporation Omaha, NE (Allo Contract)
Mechanical design cleanup on prototype machine using T.V. camera and laser optical system. Automatic turntable for quality analysis.
Omeco-Boss Omaha, NE (Allo Contract)
Project Leader for four box lifts (elevators) for George A. Hormel meat packing plant. Responsible for mechanical design of lifts and enclosures, doors, locks, latches, drives and brakes. Assembly drawings and details.•••••(Other projects during this time period on request)