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Ge Oil & Gas - Sustaining Engineering Manager Resume Example

Leah Long
  • XXXXX XXXXXXX XXXX, Houston, TX 77095
Professional Summary
Seasoned Engineer and Manager with several years of experience in fast paced design and manufacturing environment. Decisive, action-oriented, and results-focused professional offering 20+ years of experience in engineering management, design engineering, and project management. Offer outstanding talents in engineering, developing project scope (budgets timelines and delivery dates), cost avoidance, continuous improvement initiatives (Six Sigma, Kaizen, lean manufacturing), conducting status meetings, and customer reviews. Recognized as a dynamic and knowledgeable problem solver and passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.  
  • Complex Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Testing
  • Time Management and resource allocation
  • Six Sigma
  • 3D modeling, 2D drafting and GD & T
  • Team building
Sustaining Engineering Manager, 06/2012 to Present
GE Oil & Gas Houston, TX
  • Managing and coordinating the activities of engineering staff including training, employee development, performance evaluation, hiring decisions, and the establishing of goals and performance objectives for assigned department. 
  • Hired several engineers during last year to improve technical skill level of the department and to meet work load demand.
  • Coordinated  and implemented cost saving projects that work several hundreds of thousands of dollars and also created pipe line of projects that worth $1 million dollars.
  • Responsible for product safety - implement corrective and preventive solutions by doing root cause analysis and creating accident scenario reviews. 
  • Coordinated several projects to reduce the cost of quality by implementing design changes and process changes.
  • Responsible for  implementing code regulations and modifying/redesigning products to meet national and/or international safety regulations.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures.
  • Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand.
  • Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for engineering and technical work.
Project Manager, 01/2007 to 06/2012
Dresser Inc Houston, TX
  • Engaging Team members and coordinating their activities in the new product development project to keep project time lines on schedule and costs on target.
  • Responsibilities include engineering and designing, project management, costing, budgeting, and global compliance. Working closely with customers and marketing department in the development of new product in order to have customer needs met and also have global compliant product. 
  • Working closely with global supply chain and manufacturing groups throughout the project in order to have a product that is cost effective in manufacturing and assembly.  
  • Working with manufacturing to create lean assembly and testing cell for the new product. 
  • Developing new vendors using global sourcing team to meet cost and quality targets.  
  • Creating testing matrix and schedules to test the product for all failure modes. Working with thrid party testing facilities and in house test technicians to coordinate testing and evaluate test results and incorporate necessary changes in designs. 
  • Working closely with electronics design team to integrate it with mechanical design and also make sure electronics instrument meets design requirements.  
  • Using GDP tool to track project progress. 
  • Following NDP process from concept through product launch and beyond to stream line product requirements, product design, testing, documentation, compliance and engineering release. 
Sr. Project Engineer, 02/2000 to 12/2006
Dresser, Inc Houston, TX
  • Developed several new products including a tri lobe blower and several other very successful products. Some of the projects generated new sales in millions of dollars (3-5% of total revenue). 
  • Worked with manufacturing and supply chain groups to create work cells for all new product assemblies with kanban bins and assembly fixtures. 
  • Worked on Kaizen activities and created play book related to assembly cells to balance work elements of the cells. 
  • Designed flow loop for life testing of gas meters, which saved several hundreds of thousands of dollars in testing of meters. 
  • Certified Six Sigma Black belt and Green Belt
  • Conducted several DOE (Design of Experiment) studies to improve the performance of new products and sustaining products, to identify the root causes for different problems in design, manufacturing and assembly. 
Mechanical Project Engineer, 09/1998 to 12/1999
Champion Elevators Houston, TX
  • Developed one of a kind elevator, which travels on a curved guide rails for oil derrick. This elevator won second place as “project of the year 2000” by Elevator World magazine. This project was completed in a short nine month time.
Project Engineer, 09/1992 to 08/1998
JLG Industries, Inc McConnellsburg, PA
  • Analyzed complete boom lift using FEA, dynamic analysis and helped the team to reduce the concept to production time to 8 months from 18 months. This was accomplished by eliminating the number of prototypes and also working on global compliance from starting of the project. 
  • This product was a huge success and generated 50% more sales in next 3 years. Also conducted extensive testing on new products using Labview and NI data acquisition. The concept of extensive analysis, testing and upfront work was used on other projects to reduce time to market. These techniques helped the company to gain huge market share in the boom lift market. 
  • Extensively worked on 3D modeling (using Pro/E) in design of this new line of products.
Master of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Dec 1991 Tennessee Technological University - Cookeville, TN
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Aug 1984 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Univeristy - Kakinada
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Previous Companies:

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Dresser Inc
  • Dresser

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sustaining Engineering Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Sr Project Engineer
  • Mechanical Project Engineer
  • Project Engineer


  • Tennessee Technological University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Univeristy

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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