Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Manufacturing Engineer, Operations Management

Summary of Experience

Ø  Contract Engineer at Lake Region Medical. Transferring new product to production. 10/2019 to present

Ø  Lecturer, Operations & Management, Engineering & Technology, UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI 8/2013 to 6/2019


Ø  Contract Engineer and Independent Contractor 8/04- 8/2013. Visit www.8sigma.comfor work examples.

Ø  Lean Enterprise Coordinator, Electric Machinery, Inc., Minneapolis, MN 5/2011 to 2/2013.

 Ø  Industrial Engineer, Project Manager, and Systems Integration Manager at MultiFeeder Technology, White Bear Lake, MN 9/07 to 3/09.

Ø  Manufacturing Engineer & Model Shop Supervisor, MTS Systems Corp. Eden Prairie, MN 5/1997 to 9/2001.

Ø  Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Briggs & Stratton Corp., Milwaukee, WI 6/1991 to 4/1997.

Ø  FMS Applications Engineer, Kearney & Trecker, Milwaukee, WI 5/1985 to 6/1991.

Summary of Education


Ø  Master of Science Credits:

Program / Project / Team Management


Materials Engineering

Manufacturing Systems

Supply Chain Synchronization

Excellence in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Processes & DFMA

Numerical Control

Managerial Accounting and Performance Measurement in Manufacturing


Ø  Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering, University of Wisconsin “ Stout, Menomonie, WI.

o    Magna Cum Laude.

o    Industrial Engineering Co-Op, IBM Boulder, CO

o    Relevant coursework:

Manufacturing Cost Analysis

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)


Production & Inventory Control A+

Aircraft Construction

Quality Assurance


Ø Sample of Non-credit coursework: CADAM, Cutting Tools, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Cpk Process Capability Index Studies, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Supervision, CNC Programming, Automatically Programmed Tools (APT), PLC Programming, Kaizen, Toyota Production System (TPS), SAP, Oracle, Design Of Experiments (DOE), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Learning Management System

Key words: Medical Devices, electro-mechanical, drafting, DFSS, Visio, MS-Project, FMEA, Operations Manager, Supplier Quality, Okuma, Haas, G&L, TIG, MIG, Laser, machining, process validation, PLC, robotics, robot, DNC, trigonometry, Quality, Mechanical Engineer, Just-In-Time, quick response manufacturing QRM, theory of constraints, Kaizen, FDA, ISO 13485 ISO 9001, Quality Engineer, Master Black Belt, G-code, custom macroFanuc, SMED, DMAIC, consulting, ERP, CTE, Inconel, titanium, niobium, automotive, marine, defense, turbine CPIM