Bearing Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Expert Consultant Resume
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Master of Mechanical Engineering, Catholic University, Washington, D.C.

Master of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Madras, India

This consultant has accomplished many years of excellent performance in the areas of manufacturing, quality control and engineering in bearing manufacturing operations. Additionally, this expert has many years of experience in bearing manufacturing equipment and had also designed many bearing manufacturing equipment. Finally, this associate has conducted courses in bearing manufacturing processes in SKF operations.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN
Consults on projects related to bearing manufacturing, bearing selection, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.
Engineering Manager, a bearing manufacturer, Hauppauge, NY
Supported customer requirements such as bearing failures, bearing selection and bearing maintenance programs.
Prepared bearing analysis and recommendations for customer requirements.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Dodge Bearings, Rockwell Automation
Supported manufacturing in quality and process improvements.
Implemented CBN grinding process, as well as special gauging process for more than 300 types of ball bearing sizes.
Completed project using Six Sigma techniques.
Program Engineer, Veeco Instruments, Plainview, NY
Responsible for establishing manufacturing time studies and initiating engineering change orders of manufacturing operations.
Miscellaneous tasks included bringing in new products for production and troubleshooting all the engineering issues that surfaced during assembly integration.
Managed the programs using Microsoft Project program.
Conducted time studies and entered in MRP (SAP) system, resulting in manufacturing cost evaluation for further cost improvement.
Managed and coordinated all the activities of manufacturing operations for the introduction of two new products resulting in bringing in revenue on time for four ion beam tools within the time span.
Created manufacturing documentation for new product resulting future manufacturing easiness and for smooth operation.
Created engineering change orders and work instructions for maintaining design criteria, resulting in customer satisfaction.
Senior Manager of Manufacturing Engineering, Thomson Industries, Port Washington, NY
Responsible for managing staff of ten manufacturing engineers and maintaining all the manufacturing engineering documentation for meeting ISO 9000 and QS 9000 quality requirements and bringing in new manufacturing processes for cost improvement.
Introduced a new process for manufacturing Linear Bearings and established a grinding production cell, which ultimately resulted in 30% cost saving for the steel bearings.
Introduced a new Heat Treat System for hardening the bearings and for increasing the life of the bearing.
Introduced a new concept for manufacturing Linear Precision Shaft called Bar Process, which provided Thomson 50% cost savings for raw material purchase.
Introduced manufacturing cell (4-total) concept for increasing productivity with reduction in labor force.
Supported sister companies for process improvement to bring in greater profit margins. In particular Ball product heat treat process is revised for quality and productivity improvement realizing 10% cost savings.
Promoted to Senior Manager of Manufacturing Engineering.
Provided technical and customer leads for raw material from overseas operations and decreased raw material cost up to 20%.
Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, SKF Industries Inc. USA, Hanover, PA
Responsibilities included maintaining manufacturing operations for quality and productivity during my entire service.
Supervised six manufacturing engineers during my last twelve years of service.
Introduced a new Roller Manufacturing Cell for quality and cost improvement.
Maintained and supported cycle time for each operation for entering in MRP database.
Set up six new product grinding lines and implemented many techniques to reduce WIP, cycle time and increase productivity.
Conceptualized and built two new CNC grinders to grind bearings up to 36” diameter, resulting in a large cost savings for the company.
Represented SKF Worldwide Grinding Technology Team and participated all the
Technical Symposiums and applied the know-how for cost improvement in American operations.
Worked on energy saving programs to improve the power factor for energy cost reduction, resulting in a substantial monthly cost savings.
Implemented a new honing process, resulting in bearing load cycle improvement.
Development Engineer, Keane Corporation, Reston, VA
Responsibilities included developing new product for market introduction, where new products are tested for their life cycle and their performance characteristics.
Developed a process for galvanizing steel plate material by using ultrasonic techniques.
Conceptualized, designed and directed construction for validation.
Provided tests proof for market introduction.
Mechanical Engineer, Fairchild Hiller, Riverdale, MD
Responsibilities included writing proposal for Federal Government contracts that resulted in approval for providing service to Federal Government needs.
Wrote six proposals as per Federal Government contracts request, which resulted in obtaining two Federal contracts for production.

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