~ Senior-Level Applications Engineer eager to contribute extensive talents toward supporting a dynamic industrial controls company in optimizing bottom-line performance. ~
Technically astute with considerable strengths in control system design, safety systems, power distribution, and remote I/O.
Substantial experience in capital equipment sales and installation, field service, field applications (CNC/PLC), SCADA software, and HMI technology.
Significant manufacturing and distribution knowledge with proven success in a broad scope of markets spanning metal working, machine tools, robotics, food processing, and packaging.
Outstanding critical thinking, research, problem solving and relationship-building skills.
Excel in applying safety, PLC, and industrial control systems to diverse customer base.
Confident, poised and able to deliver presentations to upper management and large groups.
Wieland Electric, Chicago, IL, 2006 to 2009
North American Safety Products Applications Engineer
Product Manager for Remote I/O, Safety & Distributed Power Systems
Spearheaded sales and marketing operations for safety and power distribution products throughout North America.
Administered training and product knowledge for direct sales force, distributors, and customers.
SMC Corp, Aurora, IL, 2004 to 2006
Applications / Sales Representative
Efficiently navigated the complete sales cycle to secure new accounts and expand revenues from existing accounts for pneumatic products.
Leveraged solid application engineering expertise to provide customer education and support.
E.A.N. & Associates, Woodstock, IL, 2001 to 2004
Project Engineer / Consulting Engineer / Director
Cultivated, nurtured and maintained strong relationships with OEMs encompassing food products, packaging and pharmaceuticals by providing VAR turnkey systems and solutions.
Planned, designed, installed and tested state-of-the-art safety systems.
Facilitated in-depth customer training on all types of CNC / PLC and hybrid controllers.
Resourcefully performed retrofitting of existing equipment to enhance functionality and exercised strong troubleshooting abilities to service all types of equipment.
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Professional Experience continued
Power/mation, Division, Inc. Wood Dale, IL 1996 to 2001
Advanced Product Specialist
Exhibited proficiency in installing Euchner, Jacob & Banner safety interlock and anti-tie-down switches and relays, servicing GE products inclusive of PLCs, Cimplicity software, CNC, HMI and drives, and commissioning PLCs and drives.
Authored and administered 200+ training classes, and actively supported 25 outside sales representatives.
Applications Director, MacGregor & Co., Glendale Heights, IL, 1986 to 1996
Senior CNC / PLC Applications / Service, Allen Bradley, Westmont, IL
Senior Applications Engineer, Cutler Hammer, Des Plaines, IL
Safety Products: Euchner, STI, Jacob, Banner, Pilz light curtains and safety switches, Wieland safety relays, modular safety & safety PLC.
PLCs / CNC: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Cutler Hammer, Fanuc, General Electric, Mazak, Mitsubishi, Idec, Omron, Westinghouse, etc.
Robotics: ABB, Fanuc and Warner & Swasey
Controls / Software: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Cutler Hammer, Reliance, GE, Omron, Idec, Fanuc, Electrocam, Red Lion, DVT, Acuity, Synergetics, Cimplicity data acquisition and PCIM software.
HMI: Xycom, Nematron, T.C.P., A.F.E., G.E., Uticor, KEP, etc.
Sensors: Banner, Turck, Cutler Hammer, Omron, Micro Switch, Idec, G.E., Sentrol, Euchner, STI.
Motors / Controls: Hydraulic, Fractional Horse Power, DC brush & brush less, AC, variable adjustable speed (manual and computer), vector, linear actuators, etc.
Mechanical: Hydraulic transmissions, Bayside, IDC, various gear boxes and gear motors
M.S.E.E. Degree, graduated Magna Cum Laude
Safety training, OSHA
Certified Fluid Power Specialist
Certified Communications Engineer
Class A & C schools, U.S. Navy, Decorated Veteran
Extensive industrial training: Allen Bradley, Siemens, G.E., Cutler Hammer, Mitsubishi, Idec, etc. controls, CNC and PLCs.
Senior Member, Instrument Society of America; Robotics International division of Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Attend all safety conferences conducted by OSHA, UL and CSA
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Name of Organization
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity as an Applications Engineer and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you exceptional applications engineering experience, expert knowledge of HMI, PLC and industrial automation, and exemplary talents with safety systems and power distribution solutions. To complement these qualifications, I offer outstanding analytical, client relations, troubleshooting, and organizational skills which are paramount as an Applications Engineer.
As a proactive contributor to your organization, you will find me to be a highly motivated professional and stellar leader committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior self-initiative and unparalleled analytical skills. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to <insert name of organization>, and will call you later in the week to see if we can schedule a time to meet.
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