Engineering Manager

Name : Mike
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Anderson,IN
Job Title Engineering Manager
Relocation Preferences : IN HA
Objective : Seeking an engineering position (Project/Process/Manager) in plastics, metals, or construction estimating.
Resume :  
Michael D. Clegg
1015 Ranike Dr.
Anderson, Indiana 46012
(765) 623-3375
Email: clegger[at]

Background Summary
Manager with 20+ years in project management and P&L responsibility. Facilitation of project prioritization and customer relationship management all with the goal of flawless implementation that aligns the business needs. Usage of Systems Development Life Cycle, Risk Management techniques, Quality Assurance Management, and fully understand the needs of the customer- responds appropriately. Background includes:

TS16949/ISO2001 Micro-Soft Office Suite (Advanced Project)
SAP/AS400 Kan-ban Systems
CIP Leader Lean Manufacturing Techniques
World Wide Web Multi-Plant Responsibility/Leadership


Bachelor of Science Business Management
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana


PLASTIKON Industries Hayward, California 10/08 02/09
Plastikon is a diverse plastics injection molding company supporting auto, medical, consumer, and defense systems globally.
New Product Engineering Manager Managed 7 engineers with multiple projects and disciplines
Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
Final SOW (Statement of Work) review/approval with staff.
Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees.
Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
Weekly safety status reports and corrective actions as required.
Created weekly Staff Management Report reduced meeting time 50%
Created PE/TE/QE progress reporting structure reduced meeting time 70%
Reduced safety incidents 20% as committed co-chair.

EAR Specialty Composites Indianapolis, Indiana (SIX MONTH CONTRACT) 05/08-10/08
3M -EAR Specialty Composites is a Tier-I global manufacturer of acoustics, adhesives, and design for Heavy Truck applications.
New Product Project / Quality Engineer - Design and quote new acoustics applications while maintaining projects budget. Frequent customer visits insuring fit/function and corrective actions as needed.
Maintain customer SOW requirements and quality standards.
Coordinate internal / external supply chain requirements while establishing quoted projects
Utilization of DOE, APQP, and PPAP processes to ensure that we meet customer requirements in a cost effective manner.
Maintain TS Quality Standards / SQE for assigned suppliers to designated BU.
CIP methods in support of customer satisfaction.
Create Operator Instructions, Process Flow Charts, PFMEA, Control Plans, assembly plant layouts, stemming from Lean Manufacturing Practices.
Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) ASQ

Ryobi Die Casting [USA] Shelbyville, Indiana 01/05 05/08
Ryobi is a Tier-I global manufacturer of vehicle die cast, case & housings, machining, and assemblies.
Program Manager - Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
Effectively applies methodology and enforces project standards.
Establish and maintained program timing, resulting in critical paths identified to achieve deliverables within the work breakdown structure of customer milestones.
Understands basic revenue models, P/L responsibility and cost-to-completion projections.
Approval of customer SOW (Statement of Work).
Assuring resolution of open issues, goals, and objectives
Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs.
Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing.
Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.
Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
Successfully launched 22 projects on-time and within budget

ARVINMERITOR, INC, Franklin, Indiana 05/98 10/04
Arvin Meritor is a $7B+ global manufacturer of vehicle OEM / aftermarket exhaust and ride control products, lift supports, vacuum actuators, suspension components, and fabricated / coated metal products.
Program Manager, Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
Coordinate all APQP procedures/processes expectations structured for continuous improvement
Established and maintained program timing.
Create and executes project work, plans, and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs. Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for changes.
Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with staff/team members.
Successfully launched 17 new products on-time
Relocated project to another plant location with no customer issues
Managed multi-plant projects with consistent timing and inventories
Created APQP launch system (APQP/Phase I thru Phase V)

GUIDE LAMP INC., Anderson, Indiana 01/89 05/98
Process Engineer/Quality Assurance, Maintained operation of plastic injection molding machines and scheduled tool maintenance, as needed.

Ensured quality standards meant, communicated daily with engineering and supervisory support staff all open issues.
Specialized in Krauss-Maffei multi-color operations, Cincinnati Milacron, Van Dorn, and Husky
Received accreditation to produce QS9000 standards and support engineering practices
Designed, purchased, and implemented secondary assembly equipment for production readiness: hot/cold air upset welding, ultrasonic welding, automated fastening, and fabric gluing,
Created operator instructions, cost analysis, PFMEA, APQP Control Plans.
Applied Lean Manufacturing practices for new/current product launches
Created A2LA Standards and Operating Lab Manual
Reduced scrap by 10%
Assigned leader on off-shift operations


Self-contractor skills in plumbing, woodworking, electrical, and painting
Installation of HVAC / Vacuum Actuators
Outside sales (5+ years) - Wickes Lumber Company
Certified Master Carpenter
R/C Helicopter Pilot Expert Rating
R/C Aircraft Pilot Expert Rating [at] National Champion (2005)
Boy Scouts of America Eagle Rank and Volunteer (Central Indiana)

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