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Samuel Lewis
Goshen, IN 46526
Professional Summary

Goal-oriented truck Application Engineer whose experience has been in project planning, design guidance, testing and release to production. Planning & Budget       

  • Administration and Management
  • SolidWorks associate certified
  • DFMEA experience
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Troubleshooting
Sr. Application Engineer May 1990Jul 2014 Utilimaster Corporation Bristol, IN
  • 2004 - 2014 Parcel Segment Engineer - Consumer Responsibility - UPS and assisted with other Parcel customers; Fed Ex, DHL, & USPS when there were an overload of projects. Project planning of proposed changes, new concepts to increase delivery efficiency, and field issues. New concepts implemented: keyless entry, folding shelf package, new ingress/egress safety equipment, GPS, backup camera systems, noise reduction, cost cutting body assembly concepts, and better airflow without adding air conditioning. These were designed using SolidWorks 3-D modeling and a staff of designers. Developed the testing program and schedule, followed by field testing and feedback, production process and time study to align with production expectations.
  • 2002 - 2004 HVAC Engineer & Parcel Segment Engineer - Consumer Responsibility - GSA, Spee-Dee Delivery Service, USPS & DHL   HVAC responsibility - Responsible for chassis manufacturer's changes of compressors, hose routing, & engines to locate new components, implement new installation procedures, developed test programs to ensure heating and cooling systems met customer expectations.
  • 1998 - 2002 USPS contract for 21,239 Post Office delivery vehicles on Ford Explorer chassis. Worked with a team to develop, test, prototype build, field evaluate, convert plant, implement a Ford compatible quality program, solved production and parts delivery problems to support production rate of 70 vehicles per day.
  • 1997 - 1998 UPS development program for a new body style for P70 delivery van and to qualify as a UPS supplier.
  • 1994 - 1997 Advanced Engineering Manager for designing, testing and implementation of new body design that standardized manufacturing process.
  • 1991 - 1994 Chief Engineer for Aeromate Walk-In product - Developed solutions for body and chassis changes, cost reductions, and testing until product was terminated in June 1994. Design tool was 2-D CADRA.
  • 1990 - 1991 General design engineer developing new options for Walk-In customers in all usage categories: baking and bread, laundry, utilities, parcel delivery, and municipality applications. Drafting tool was 2-D IBM CADAM.
Reliability Engineer - Highway group Dec 1984May 1988 Mack Trucks, Inc Allentown, PA

Managed a design team concerned with over-the-road tractors, their field and production problems and replacement part issues. The teams consisted of designer, drafter, purchasing agent, customer service associate, a test engineer and an design engineer. Problems with highway trucks are related to vibration and harmonics. Exhaust supports, suspension components, engine mounts, hood components, lighting and frame members failed in the field. To solve the problems required field trips, part analyzing, testing to duplicate the failure, development of field and production solutions, documentation, new part analysis, release, and implementation.

Skills needed:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Writing test requirements
  • Excel usage to document and track progress
  • Tolerance for union drafting workforce
  • Analysis of test data and design of new components   
Design Engineer Dec 1979Aug 1985 Grove Manufacturing, Inc Shady Grove, PA

Chassis systems design:

  • Steering geometry layout on drafting board -Ackerman calculations
  • Hydraulic system routing - lift cylinder design
  • Structural component analysis and design - Outrigger stability systems
  • Hydraulic controls logic and plumbing

Three years of drafting on paper and 2 years of IBM CADAM

Bachelor of Science: Agricultural Engineering State College, PA Penn State University Emphasis on structural and mechanical design
Member of SAE and Outdoors Club.
Worked 30 week during school to pay for room & board
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Previous Companies:

  • Utilimaster Corporation
  • Mack Trucks
  • Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sr Application Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer Highway group
  • Design Engineer


  • Penn State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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