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Chris A. Robichaud Summerville, SC 29483 843-819-2859 firstname.lastname@example.org www.linkedin.com/in/robes23 Objective Seeking a position in Product Development Engineering with the potential for growth, advancement, and leadership. Education Master of Science in Engineering West Lafayette, Indiana Purdue University, GPA: 3.83/4.0 December 2003 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Tempe, Arizona Arizona State University, GPA: 3.84/4.0 December 1999 Experience Robert Bosch, LLC. Charleston, SC Senior Development Engineer, Product Development Engineering Oct 2011- Dec 2012 - Lead construction of new & innovative hydraulic modulator components using UniGraphics CAD according to international defined functional & durability standards; CAD & BOM support for all production and pre-production builds - Lead design for manufacturing studies with suppliers to achieve robust, low cost design solutions within the limits of costumer project timing; work with these suppliers for ongoing production support for Gen8 & Gen9 ABS/ESP systems - Work with test engineers to construct test plans and validate components for release to production; Analyze & evaluate the test data output for pre-production worldwide test specifications - Negotiate and communicate throughout the engineering community worldwide to ensure that components which will be produced internationally are developed, validated & accepted for use on all global production lines - Evaluate and interpret FEA analysis and hydraulic simulations from internal resources to improve designs (NVH) Force Protection Industries, Inc. (via Applied Technical Integration/Advantage) Ladson, SC Suspension/Driveline Senior Design Engineer, Product Development Engineering Jul 2010- Sept 2011 - Design Responsibility for the vehicle chassis development for a major Government bid. Taking requirements and driving through to prototype; concept-Solidworks CAD design-analysis-approval-Release to build via Windchill - Designed the first rear steering system for FPI to meet the mandatory requirements for eligibility - Designed chassis componentry to ensure Military personnel would survive a major ballistic threat – IED Proof - Utilized quality methods in design & process; 6Sigma driven for quality & sustainability for government projects Sensata Technologies, Inc. Attleboro, MA Senior Design Engineer, Product Development Engineering July 2007- May 2010 - Design and Release Responsibility for current and future electro-mechanical pressure sensors in support of the companies largest customer (~$130 million in global business sales) – Primary DE - Supported Company Business Unit Priorities via technical leadership and product quality experience - Utilized quality/robustness methods in design and process; including DFMEA, DVP&R, and 6Sigma - Championed Design/Process/Testing improvements utilizing DMAIC Six Sigma on one of the companies largest warranty/yield loss issues of 2008; ~$1.1Million save for 2008/2009 Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI Suspension Design Engineer, Product Development Engineering April 2002- March 2007 - Design and Release Responsibility for future model SUV shock absorber and coil spring modules - Responsibilities included technical design of components along with management of internal resources and suppliers to achieve objectives for performance, quality, function, cost, weight, and timing - Design and Release of the 2006/2007 Ford Explorer Shock Module assemblies. Integral part of the suspension design team that implemented a new Trailing Arm Rear Suspension resulting in ~$60/vehicle savings ($18 Million/yr), with ~$8/vehicle savings ($2.4 Million/yr) coming from the shock module alone - Launched 2004 Ford Explorer after developing full-displaced shock absorbers, coil springs, and new mount architecture that led to a ~5% increase in customer satisfaction - Implemented current and future model cost and warranty reductions; ~$2.25 Million for 2005 & 2006 1 | P a g e Chris A. Robichaud Summerville, SC 29483 843-819-2859 email@example.com www.linkedin.com/in/robes23 Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI Rotation Program, Chassis Engineering Feb. 2000-April 2002 Aerodynamicist, Ford Racing / Penske Racing South, NASCAR - Lead Ford engineer on scale model aerodynamic development program - Developed and implemented pressure visualization method that increased wind tunnel test productivity ~60% - Designed components for racecar wind tunnel models for Super Speedway & Intermediate Track configurations that were integrated into the racecar design - Managed program for racecar wind tunnel scale model design & development with resources in MI, CA, & NC Simulation Engineer, Computer Aided Engineering -Vehicle Dynamics - Converted detailed ADAMS model from coil to air suspension for vehicle enhancement – Full-Size SUV - Conducted a detailed Roll Center Migration Analysis using ADAMS velocity vector approach to support a major vehicle dynamics tuning effort for vehicle ride and handling Simula – Automotive Safety Devices Tempe, AZ Design Engineer, Safety Systems, Product Development May 1998-Dec. 1999 - Designed new products, supported Core Engineering development & worked with Applications Engineering to improve design of existing products to enhance performance and reduce material and assembly costs United States Navy – Submarine Service San Diego, CA Engineering Watch Supervisor, Engineering Department, SSN652/SSN614 June 1989 –June 1995 - Qualified by virtue of experience and proficiency to supervise the operation and maintenance of a fast attack submarine nuclear power plant. Supervised watch team of 12 during reactor critical operations - Guided watch sections through a flawless reactor defueling during a shipyard availability - Acknowledged by Squadron Fleet Admiral - awarded the Naval Achievement Medal 2 | P a g e
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