Home Experts
pdf_button
Print  pdf  email

Automotive Manufacturing Plant Design Expert Consultant Resume

Resume of FQW Consultant

Principal Industries Served:

  • Automotive
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Occupational Safety

Expertise and Services:

Automotive Manufacturing Plant Design Expert Consultant Resume
 

This associate is an expert in automotive assembly facility design, AutoCAD, advanced planning, and manufacturing feasibility studies. Additional expertise includes process scroll layout, industrial engineering workstation layout, project timing, and conveyor and related equipment design and engineering funding. This associate also has experience with program approval, assembling process requirements, preparation of contract bid layouts, and specifications.

This associate also specializes in coordination between owner and suppliers, management of program documentation, tracking program expenditures, and on-site management of equipment installation. More specific expertise includes start-up and debug, line lengths, speeds, cycle time determination, and chain pulls. Additional specialization includes kip loads, demolition layouts, demolition preparation, and roll test and toe-in processes. This expert also has experience with prototype chassis development, purchasing coordination, bid specification, and complete bid packages.

This expert is highly experienced in areas including production tooling, fixtures and aids purchase, field action coordination, and component delivery conveyor systems for semi-truck trailers. Furthermore this associate has expertise with detail conveyance layout, fabrication drawings, paint shop delivery system conveyor layouts, and process equipment and tools layout. This consultant has experience with simulation modeling, material handling requirements, safety and ergonomic issues, and progress tracking. This expert is also experienced with AS/RS Painted Body Storage Bank simulation model construction and analysis.


Professional Experience:

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing industrial engineering consulting, automotive plant design consulting, vehicle manufacturing facility and process consulting, failure analysis, forensic engineering, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Field Engineer, Ford Motor Company

Was responsible for conveyor, process layout, installation management, debug of various plant-wide projects at direction of Ford Motor Company Vehicle Operations. This Project coincided with project management support For Lesco Design & Manufacturing Company. Responsibilities included determining line lengths, speeds, and cycle times. Engineering calculation including chain pulls and kip loads. Detail design of conveyor layout inclusive of header and screen guard steel, demolition layouts and the detail/fabrication drawings.

 

Project Manager, B-750 School Bus Chassis/Detroit Chassis Plant, Detroit, Michigan

Was responsible for the B-750 Bus Chassis Program including implementation of all facilities and tooling to the existing facility with existing product lines and manufacturing feasibility studies. Industrial engineering responsibilities included tear down and process development of prototype chassis and determine build facility requirement from collected teardown information. Oversaw facility design of Roll test and Toe-in processes. Determine and coordinate purchase and installation of tooling, fixtures and aids required to support production. Produce bid specification and complete bid package. Qualify all bidders and work with the production facility in choosing the successful bidder. Coordinate all field actions of the successful bidder to assure the facility met all requirements.

 

Project Manager, Rapistan Corporation, Farmington Hills, Michigan

In charge of the development of component delivery conveyor systems for over the road semi-truck trailers. This program included trailer conveyor concepts thru detail design drawings and fabrication for the new General Motors Grand River Facility in Lansing Michigan.

 

Project Manager, Central Conveyor Company, Brighton, Michigan

Oversaw the development of miscellaneous Body Shop Conveyor revisions at the General Motors Lansing Small Car Plant. Responsibilities included detail conveyance layout and fabrication drawings. Responsible for the installation layouts and details drawings for the rework the existing Elpo/Phosphate power and free system.

 

Project Manager, General Motors, Ramos Paint Shop Delivery Systems– Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico

Oversaw Paint Shop Delivery System Conveyor layouts. Determine line lengths, speeds, and cycle times. Engineering calculation including chain pulls and kip loads. Detail design of conveyor layout inclusive of header and screen guard steel, and demolition layouts. Developed Bill of Materials for purchase.

 

Project Manager, PL2000 Body Shop Program, Chrysler Corp., Belvidere Assembly Plant, Belvidere, IL

Was responsible for developing the plan for the new Body Shop facility. Development of program layouts, project timing, and determining appropriate funding. Assist in layout of process equipment and tools. Developed conveyor system layouts. Preparation of bid packages and specifications for facilities. Determine line lengths, speeds, and cycle times. Engineering calculation including chain pulls and kip loads. Detail design of conveyor layout inclusive of header and screen guard steel, and demolition layouts. Involved in the detailed construction and analysis of Simulation Models. Developed Bill of Materials for purchase. Facilitated coordination between plant personal, installation crews, and tooling suppliers. Address safety and ergonomic issues. Worked as an on-site project manager and consultant. Supplied as-built drawings.

 

Program Manager, Dual URS Program, Belvidere Assembly Plant, Belvidere, Chrysler Corporation, IL

Was responsible for conveyor layouts to support the new process. Determine line lengths, speeds, and cycle times. Engineering calculation including chain pulls and kip loads. Detail design of conveyor layout inclusive of header and screen guard steel, and demolition layouts. Developed Bill of Materials for purchase. Facilitated coordination between plant personal, installation crews, and tooling suppliers. Worked as an on-site project manager and consultant. Supply as-built drawings.

 

Field Engineer, Bramalea Assembly Plant, Chrysler Corporation, Bramalea, Ontario

Assisted with the Trim/Chassis/Final Installation Package including engineering and design of conveyor systems and tooling installation for 98LH program

 

Project Manager, Ford Motor Company, Chicago Assembly Plant, Chicago, Illinois

Was responsible for the detail power and free conveyor layouts, design calculations, the coordination of process and supervise simulation modeling.

800.367.5524

 

Find Experts and Case Studies

FEATURED CONSULTANT
Peter Habicht, Lead Consultant
Peter specializes in welding and metallurgical engineer with 40 years industry experience in commercial nuclear power plant construction.
CONSULTING OPPORTUNITIES
  • Poly(methylmethacrylate) Manufacturing Operations / Processes Consultants
  • Cell Phone Technologies Expert
RAPID RESPONSE
Our Business Model
At Kevin Kennedy Associates, we’ve revolutionized the consulting business by streamlining the way our clients interact with experts.