Manufacturing Engineering “All-Star” #61752

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than trying to solve them.”   Henry Ford

I love this quote from Henry Ford and appreciate it even more now as I got to see his problem solving tenacity first hand a few weeks ago at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.  One of the exhibits featured the “kitchen sink” where he tested his first experimental engine in 1893.  His wife, Clara fed gasoline into the intake valve by hand while he spun the flywheel.  How’s that for trying to solve a problem?  Henry Ford’s “Kitchen Sink”

This leads me to an early career engineering “All-Star” we’ve recently recruited with experience working for a major manufacturer of off-highway and agricultural machinery. She hasn’t been using the “kitchen sink” to solve problems but has been putting her mechanical engineering training to problem solving use in a manufacturing engineering role.

The manufacturing engineering “All-Star” has had to use investigative skills to identify problems and determine root cause for quality related issues.  She’s recently used these problem solving skills to formulate quality plans for suspension and drivetrain components.

This engineering “All-Star” is currently employed yet on the “hunt” for a new engineering career opportunity that will allow her to apply her problem solving and technical skills while continuing to grow her engineering career.

Do you have a problem with your “kitchen sink” that needs solving?  Please give me a call or email to discuss how this engineering “All-Star” can help you solve your manufacturing engineering problems as we look ahead to the new year.

Best Regards,

Cliff

Manufacturing Engineer, Off-Highway and Agricultural Machinery, #61752 (Chicagoland)
-More than 2 years of manufacturing and quality engineering experience in assembly and new product launch capacities
-Used root cause analysis to formulate quality plans for vehicle suspension related components
-Implemented FMEA to establish approval criteria for internal and external parts
-Fabricated assembly tools to improve operator efficiency
-Experienced using lean manufacturing and Six Sigma tools to drive process and continuous improvements
-Proficient using Solidworks and AutoCAD for 3D modeling, drawings and layout related tasks
-Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University

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