My Resume

Jeremy Cook
[email protected]
864-844-4467

Summary: Mechanical Engineer with 10 years factory automation experience.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina – 2004
GPA 3.09/4.00 Passed FE examination

Relevant Experience

Freelance Writer – Various Publications 2011 – Present

  • Writer for technical online and print publications
  • Howto and personal interview articles for Wired UK magazine
  • Contributor to Popular Science magazine
  • Contributor to Hackaday.com and EETimes.com

Manufacturing Engineer – Reliable Sprinkler 2012 – 2016

  • Engineer over automated production line for fire protection industry
  • In charge of lines that produced over half of factory’s throughput.
  • Supported day-to-day line issues and set up spare parts.
  • Designed and modified machinery to assist with production and quality problems.
  • Involved in various problem-solving teams.

Manufacturing Engineer – Itron 2010 – 2012

  • Member of engineering team over electrical meter assembly
  • Worked with the assembly of cutting edge Smart Grid electrical metering technology.
  • Designed and setup machinery for the successful launch of several new product lines while maintaining very tight deadlines.
  • Worked with test engineering staff to effectively implement projects and manufacturing support.
  • Utilized systematic problem solving techniques to improve production line yields.

Project Engineer – Timken 2004 – 2009

  • In charge of assembly engineering including: tooling design, day-to-day support, and automated machinery design.
  • Designed and built eleven production machines including: mechanical design, safety systems, wiring, pneumatics, PLC programming, and vision system programming.
  • Capital improvement projects implemented in 2008 were scheduled to save $215,000 per year.
  • Effectively trained and lead team members in machine design and everyday manufacturing support.
  • Implemented an efficient system for tracking and ordering spare tooling automatically. Implemented on over 125 part numbers.
  • Learned to effectively work and communicate with managers and internal and external customers in an ISO 9001 environment.

Engineering Co-op – Timken 2002 – 2003

  • Designed and constructed an assembly machine, including: ordering parts, machining, wiring, assembly and detail drawings, programming, and final implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Learned to use machine tools such as grinders, lathes, and milling machines. Also used acetylene, tig, and mig welders.
  • Acquired hands on experience in wiring and pneumatics.

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