ALEX DOBRESCU 314 Pilgrims Path Gurnee ,IL 60031 Phone: (224) 381-7735 Cell: 954 295 4347 [email protected]
t MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER SUMMARY STATEMENT: A demonstrated technical leader and manager with twenty two years hands on exper ience and in-creasing levels of responsibility. Proven track record in plant, pr oject and production management, engineering and design, process development, co st and schedule reduction, standards compliance ISO 9001:2000 Internal Quality A uditor and quality programs, sales and client liaison. Trained new technical emp loyees in machine design using AutoCAD and Solid Works 2009 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: To work for a dynamic, progressive manufacturing company in the capacity of Engi neering, or Project Manager, and to apply my technical, project management, logi stical and communication skills to es-tablish or maintain that firms position as a leader in its industry. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Dec. 2008Apr. 2010 ngineer Columbus McKinnon Co. has been pioneering the development of tire recycling sys tems since 1982. CM was the first company to develop turnkey systems specificall y designed for the reduction of scrap tires with the intent on creating valuable end products, commonly known today as tire derived materials. Responsible for major machine projects involving the design of shredding equip ment systems, units and other machine systems. Delegated and reviewed design task assignments. Coordinated with the Manufacturing and Assembly departments. Developed new unit designs and process layouts to meet client require-ments. Dec. 2006Nov. 2008 ing Manager Gribetz International a division of Leggett & Platt , has evolved into the worl ds leading provider of machi-nery, systems and manufacturing processes in the be dding and textile industries worldwide Responsible for major machine projects involving the design of quilting equip-m ent systems, product packaging machinery, web splicing, control units for cut-ti ng, sealing & embossing operations, and other machine systems. Delegated and reviewed design task assignments. Coordinated with the Manufacturing and Assembly departments. Developed new unit designs and process layouts to meet client require-ments. Coordinates and support Q.C. department GRIBETZ INTERNATIONAL INC., Sunrise, FL. www.gribetz.com Mechanical Engineer COLUMBUS McKINNON CO., Sarasota, FL. Senior Mechanical E
Coordinated the machine-testing phase, during which the machine is demon-str ated to meet the clients specifications and requirements. Trained new technical employees in machine design using AutoCAD and Sol-id Works 2008 Conceived, developed and designed a new material alignment system leading t o a U.S. patent application SN 11/739.736 on Apr. 2007. ISO 9001:2000 Internal Quality Auditor Established and document quality, workmanship and productivity standards. In-depth training in areas of ISO policies and compliance, company and de-p artment policies and procedures, workmanship and quality standards, pre-ventive maintenance, material handling and storage Dec. 2003Dec. 2006 LABOCK TECHNOLOGIES INC., Weston, FL. www.labock.com Director of Production Research, Development, and Armoring Manufacturing compan y, Labock Technologie provides unique solutions to a wide range of security and saf ety problems affect-ing military, law enforcement, and civilian personnel. Responsible for Production Control, Manufacturing, Assembly of Armoring Division with sheet metal fabrication and armor glass factory to produce revenue over $ 3M. Developed new process layouts to meet client requirements for armoring several types of SUV, military and commercial tractors trucks. Management of projects in design phase, sheet metal laser operation and weld-in g, direction of mechanical design engineers, and direct interaction with customers concerning vehicles specifications. Built and test vehicle for the development of new type military vehicles for Is raeli Police Supervision of Research and Development department including design task as-sig nment for developing new machinery design for ordnance disposal and review of th eir work. Trained new technical employees in system design -AutoCAD 2005, Solid Works 20 04 and information management system. Responsible for the successful installation and set-up of armoring kits in the cus-tomers location, including over five months in Kuwait (Military Camp Doha) a nd K B R Facility July 2002Dec. 2003 n Manager Responsible for Production Control, Manufacturing, Assembly & Inve ntory Control. Established a production scheme mapping out the daily, weekly and variable dema nds for all departments and key individuals, to meet variable and short-term pro duction demands. Developed, tested and implemented a new work order format with supporting docum entation and training to alleviate difficulties in advancing split lots of a wor k order. Designed of manufacturing fixtures and templates for high volume parts re-sulti ng in reduced dimensional tolerances, lower reject rates and improved efficienci es. Initiation of a subassembly approach to producing complex and high volume parts which decreased production schedules and per piece costs. Established and document quality, workmanship and productivity standards. KITCHEN LOGISTIC, INC., Boca Raton, FL. Productio
March 1991July 2002
CURT G. JOA, INC., Boynton Beach, FL. www.curtjoa.com
An OEM manufacturer of custom machinery to the sanitary a bsorbent industry (diapers, sanitary napkins & related products). Major machines involve up to 10,000 engineering hours, 20,000 manufacturing and assembly hours , 200 subassemblies, and 12 months to produce, costing up to $7 M. R & D Mechanical Engineer Manager (1996- 2002) Developed new units designs and process layouts to meet client requirements. Management of projects in machine design phase, sheet metal and welding, which includes: leading problem solving efforts, direction of mechanical design engine ers, and direct interaction with customers concerning machine specifica-tions. Designed, built and operated test equipment for the development of new con-sume r products for large household product manufactures. Lead test effort for bonding of new materials using plunge and rotary ultrasoni c. Developed new folding assemblies for difficult applications. Conceived, developed and designed a Counterbalanced Web Accumulator lead-ing to a U.S. patent and use of this unit in dozen of machines operating at speeds up to 1000 products per minute. Supervision of contract employees including design task assignment and review o f their work. Trained new technical employees in machine system design -AutoCAD 2002 and info rmation management system. Responsible for the successful installation and start-up of production equipmen t in the customers plant, including over two years in Japan (Daio Corp.) and one year in England (3M) for mechanical engineering support of production equipment . Design Engineer (1991-1996) Responsible for major machine projects involving the design of conveying sys-te ms, product packaging, power transmission, web splicing & tension control, rotar y units for cutting, sealing & embossing operations, adhesive applications and o ther machine systems. Delegated and reviewed design assignments. Adhered to established schedules and budgets. Coordinated with the Manufacturing and Assembly departments. Developed new unit designs and process layouts to meet client require-ments. Coordinated the machine-testing phase, during which the machine is demon-str ated to meet the clients specifications and requirements 1976 to 444 INDUSTRIES - ROMANIA 1991 A manufacturer of military jet airplanes in cooperation with MIRAJE-FRANCE IND. Design Engineer Designed jigs and fixtures for manufacturing and assembly, seats and interiors components of military aircraft.
EDUCATION 1972-1976 UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST, Romania Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineering
PATENTS US Patent # 6,050,517-Counterbalanced Web Accumulator Apr. 18, 2000 US Patent # 7,669,540 Soft Goods Slitter and Feed System for Quilting Mar. 2, 2010