manufacturing Engineer

Name : De Sha
Industry Type : Building Products - Equipment
City & State : Cleveland,Ohio
Job Title manufacturing Engineer
Relocation Preferences : No relocation
Objective : To be able to utilize all my acquired skills, education and experiences to be active as a
mechanical designer, and process engineer involvement to provide / assist engineering in
designing, developing state-of-art equipment and designs. Looking for contractural assignments
but may consider permanent placement for the right company and or opportunity.
Resume :  
David B. De Sha
7848 Richwood Dr. Mentor, Ohio 44060
Phone: (440) 257-2466; e-mail: david_desha[at]hotmail.com
Summary:
Manufacturing Engineering Manager with experiences in R&D, product design, production, manufacturing processes, fabrications, machining, continuous improvement, quality and reliability. Technical skills include hydraulics, pneumatics, electro-mechanical devices, automatic, material handling machines, forging, castings, plastic molding: compression and extrusion, composites: fiberglass and carbon, procurement, configuration, and inventory control management. Customer/vendor liaison. Disciplined in mechanical, electrical, quality, reliability, stress analysis, packaging: in military and commercial industries. Experienced in AutoCAD, Solidworks, GD&T and PLC ladder logic programming; completed program and have diploma as HVAC technician

Accomplishments:
Expediting and processing efforts of NASA Space Flight hardware enabled tightly scheduled delivery
be met, saving costly losses.
Instrumental in team effort to conceptualize and design prototype, state-of-the-art missile
guidance actuator, earning $6 million contract for company.
Streamlined manufacturing processes for complex military, aerospace assemblies
increasing productivity and improving quality.
Design improvements and refurbishments of numerous automatic material handling,
pneumatic machines increased companys production quotas 40%.
Team leader in implementing ISO9000 procedures at NASA.

Desires:
To be able to utilize all my acquired skills, education and experiences to be active as a
mechanical designer, and process engineer involvement to provide / assist engineering in
designing, developing state-of-art equipment and designs. Looking for contractural assignments
but may consider permanent placement for the right company and or opportunity.

Education and Training:
Cleveland State University, (BS Mechanical Engineering Technology),
Cleveland, Ohio
Lakeland Community College, (Associates in Applied Sciences)
Mentor, Ohio.
(Also, minor in metallurgy).
HVAC Technician, diploma received from Penn-Foster Career School.

Experiences:

2007-2009: Manufacturing Engineer [Hunter Manufacturing Co.]

Supported and managed existing and new product development manufacturing for Chemical-Biological
unit providing visual instructions, routings and hands-on directions to floor personnel. Designed fixturing and tooling for existing and new product lines and equipment. New products were state-of-art designs and required innovative and creative manufacturing inputs to keep production moving throughout design development and retrofits. Instrumental in Kaizen events, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvements to streamline manufacturing. Assisted engineering to improve product design and functions. Ensure product integrity for numerous product lines for commercial and military applications. Tracked production, inventory and serve as customer-vendor liaison. Job functions: generate clear concise instructions, provide product and in-process improvements, perform quality inspections, and managing floor production on process techniques and general labor requirements.


Experiences cont:
David B. De Sha
7848 Richwood Dr. Mentor, Ohio 44060
Phone: (440) 257-2466; e-mail: david_desha[at]hotmail.com

2005-2007: Process Engineer / Designer, [Conn-Selmer, Inc]
Instrumental in Kaizen and Lean Mfg events. Develop manufacture processes for brass instruments
production for forming, brazing, drawing, spinning, and assembly. Designer of tooling and fixtures to
produce high quality polished brass components and assemblies. Maintained and refurbished current
and new machinery.

2000-2004: Manufacturing Engineer Manager, [Volt Technical Services] (Contractor)
Manager for complex production and assembly cell at Goodrich Corp for electro-mechanical equipment. Generated processes and routings, trained operators in manufacturing components and all final assemblies. Established work cell, and equipped with tooling and machinery to facilitate production. Liaison with
customers and vendors. Managed production and MRO of Patriot Linear Actuators. Expedited procurement and facilitated receiving inspections and inventory control.

1999-2000 Material / Inventory Control Manager, [Aerotek Engineering] (Contractor)
Manager for tooling and inventory tracking at NASA, Brook Park, Ohio to establish centralize storage for
micro-gravity space experiment programs.

1997-1999Manufacturing/Design Engineer, Perfection Corp., Madison, Ohio
Designed automated material handling, electro-mechanical, pneumatic machines used in plastic extrusion manufacturing. Actual hands-on in building machines, including wiring, mechanical assembly, pneumatic connections, programming PLC's, and writing and debugging programs. Managed factory machine performances, trouble shooting malfunctioning automatic machines, while concurrently developing and modifying new and existing machines/tooling to enhance production. Maintained configuration control throughout design and build of new and refurbished machines and tools. Instrumental in generating mechanical designs, issuing purchase requisitions and interface with vendors for fabrication purposes.

1993-1997Manufacturing Engineer, Aerospace Design & Fabrication, Brook Park, Ohio
Processed experiment flight packages for manufacturing and fabrications. Assisted in critiquing and
checking design packages. Directed and ensured fabrication integrity of flight hardware. Supported
assembly and testing experiments. Redesigned, and constructed CFC cooling stand for NASA
Space experiment. Team leader for implementation of ISO 9001 at NASA.

1987-1993Product Engineer, Propulsion Technologies Inc (Argo-Tech Corp), Clev, Ohio
Directed assembly and test of hydraulic actuated equipment ensuring evidence of stringent specifications
of highly technical, military equipment. Generated failure reports and implemented positive corrective
actions to customer and government. Served on vendor approval / audit committees. Performed duties of
Reliability Engineer. Generated and expedited FARs (failure analysis reports) in support of deliverable
hardware to the U.S. Navy.

1981-1987Mechanical Design Engineer, Gould, Inc. (Ocean Systems Div.), Clev, Ohio
Supported R&D in upgrade of high tech equipment for alternators, fuel pumps, and cables for thermal
and capability improvements. Designer of state-of-art high speed AC Synchronous motor for underwater propulsion vehicle. Assisted in design and test of ballscrew screw Fin Actuator Assembly on missile program.

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