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Wallace Resume Cover 091909 2

  1. 1. 4077 Suwanee Trail Dr. Buford, Ga. 30518 678-231-8276 [email_address]
  2. 2. Cover Letter <ul><li>To Whom It May Concern:, </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>This letter is in response to a recent website posting for a position in the Mechanical Engineering field. Enclosed is a copy of my resume for your consideration. I am seeking a challenging position that offers an opportunity for professional development and advancement that will effectively utilize my experience and training. </li></ul><ul><li>As you can see from my attached resume, I currently completed a role as a Project Engineer for LXE Technologies, Inc. in Norcross, Georgia. This position has given me the opportunity to expand my product development skills and industry knowledge in electronics as well as develop skills in project management, process development and market analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>With more than three decades worth of performance-based design experience coupled with over 18 years of direct, on the job, R&D experience working for a fast paced global electronics manufacturer, I offer well-honed, proven abilities in product development, project coordination, customer service/retention and organizational process innovations. </li></ul><ul><li>I possess excellent role adaptation skills and I am open to new career endeavors and challenges. I look forward to talking with you about career opportunities in your company. Thank you for your time and attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Sincerely </li></ul><ul><li>Wallace C. Brooks Jr. </li></ul>
  3. 3. RESUME <ul><li>ENGINEERING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplished and motivated Mechanical Design Engineer with a proven track record of meeting deadlines, creating designs, and problem solving. I have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, adaptable, reliable, ability to work efficiently on an independent basis, and a producer of quality work. </li></ul><ul><li>QUALIFICATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>Offer an extensive, comprehensive and diverse background with experience in Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, Plant Layout, Machine Design, Quality Control, and Policies and Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Computer skills include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pro/Engineer Wildfire 3.0, Intralink 8.x </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Illustrator CS2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro station V8 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prototyping skills: Milling Machine (Bridge Port), Drill Press, Band Saws, and Sanders. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Professional Experience <ul><li>LXE, INC., Atlanta, Georgia, Project Engineer 1990-2009 LXE Inc. designs rugged wireless computers and data collection solutions that improve supply chain performance. These products are used in tough environments such as warehouses and seaports. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Served as the lead Mechanical Core Team member on numerous projects and overseeing the development from inception to completion. (See Links below for examples of projects) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibilities were: Design a plastic or metal housing for a Rugged Mobile Computer with Radios, PCB’s, Display’s, Touch Screens, Keypad’s, connectors, antenna’s and pass IP67. Build Prototypes, Perform Vibration, Thermal, and Drop testing, Write Test Spec’s and Test Results, and Create drawings. Design Desk Top and Vehicle mounted Cradles and other accessories. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand Held Computers: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle-mounted Computers: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless NEMA4 Enclosures: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily communication with vendors to select core product components for final products. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed Product Functional Specifications (PFS); Mechanical/Packing Design (MPD); Engineering Prototype and Testing; Product Architecture Specification (PAS) and Guidelines; and Integrated Project Plan (IPP) Step Guidelines. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaced with other departments for each design. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognized multiple times by LXE management for product designs and team contributions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Professional Experience <ul><li>CH2M HILL, Atlanta, Georgia, Mechanical Design Engineer 1989-1990 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed Industrial Water Treatment Plants, HVAC, Process Piping, P & I ID, and Schematics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Kimberly Clark Corporation– Roswell, Georgia 1989-1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Design Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibilities were in the Fiber Extrusion areas and Design and layout of Dowtherm Piping. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed and detailed the supporting system for Fiber drawing units. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quench Air supply and Exhaust Hanger System. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Checked assembles and details of a Spun Bond and melt Blown Distributor with die tips. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Professional Experience <ul><li>The Coca-Cola Company– Atlanta, Georgia 19871989 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Designer Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assisted in design of Beverage Dispensing System used by the Russians in the space program. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and development of a new space can and beverage dispensing system on the space shuttle and space station. NASA Project: (Prototype) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other projects included convertible dispenser, automatic ratio controller, and plant layout. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervised the construction and assembly of parts on NASA project. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AT&T Network Systems– Atlanta, Georgia 1985-1987 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Designer Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided design assistance of Fiber Optics and under ocean cables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsible for Spray/Sludge Waste Water Filtration System, Tank Design, Process Piping, Structural, Plant Layout, field Inspection. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine Design responsibilities were; Copper Cable Reduction, die Design, Design Supervision. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials Handling Systems for; Extruders (Plastics), Welders, Corrugators Accumulators. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial Ventilation Systems; Hi-Pressure Duct Design, Process & Steam Piping, Air, Water, Sanitary, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Professional Experience <ul><li>  Hercules, inc. Ross Pulp & Paper Division– Atlanta, Georgia 1984-1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Designer Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Drying units, Cascade Bark Dryers, Cyclones, Classifiers, Design standards, Checking Structural Assembly Drawings & Detail Drawings. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Kimberly Clark Corporation– Roswell, Georgia 1984-1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Designer Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed an Industrial Air Handling Systems for two non-woven fabric machines. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine Design, Plant Layout, Structural Design, forming air equipment, Equipment Sizing, and Removable hold down equipment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Supervision. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia State University, DeKalb Community College & West Georgia College – Atlanta, Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>Completed 3.5 years of college. Focus in Computer Science, Graphic Design and Geology. </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Courses and Certifications </li></ul><ul><li>Pro Engineer Wildfire 3.0 and Intralink 8.x: </li></ul><ul><li>Sheet metal, Surfacing, Cabling, Assembly, Detail Drawing etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Illustrator CS2 </li></ul><ul><li>Testing and Evaluation Methods: thermal measurements, strain gage, hydraulic, pneumatic, accelerated life cycle testing, drop, vibration etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering Design System ( MEDS I, II, III) </li></ul><ul><li>MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Project, HTML etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing process analysis and design </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated Intergraph Engineering Model Systems (A/EMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Intergraph CAD System, ComputerVision CADD 4X </li></ul>