Engineering Strategy Manager

Resume posted by Peter Lymperopoulos in Engineering.
Desired salary: $65,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago Illinois, United States

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Summary

I am graduating on December 2015 earning my master degree in mechanical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and even though my background is engineering, I would like use my engineering skills and mentality to shift my career towards consulting, business, strategy, entrepreneurship, project management and product development, having experience in the aforementioned fields. For this reason, I would be interested in pursuing a career in consulting industry working on projects in management consulting, strategy, industry and product development.

Education

BS+MS in Mechanical Engineering (graduated 4th out of the 160 students of the class) and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology with specialization in product development, project managements, reliability engineering.

Experience

EXPERTISE

Objective: Achieve company’s engineering and business goals and projects in an effective, timely, profitable, and efficient manner in a product design and development, project management, strategic planning, consulting, reliability engineering, or related engineering role.

Expertise: Theoretical and applied background in mechanical engineering, computer-aided analysis and design. Finance, engineering investment appraisal, balance sheet, business strategy and other related business skills. Engineering problems solution. Product design and development. Skills in manufacturing machines, conceptualization, and research. Reliability Engineering. Participation in multidisciplinary research teams and support of joint research and development.

Computer programs: ABAQUS, ANSYS, MATLAB, Dassault Systémes Catia, Msc SimDesigner, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD. Programming (G-code for CNC machines).

Professional attributes: Leadership, consulting, team-building, and project management roles. Experience in industrial, military, business strategy, community service (e.g., Rotary International), and educational venues. Trilingual (English, French, Greek). Membership in 7 professional engineering societies. Team involvement in product development, strategic planning, business planning, project management, and decision making.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

(Degree expected 12/2015) Master of Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (concentration in Design and Manufacturing), ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IIT), DEPT. OF MECHANICAL, MATERIALS, AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, ARMOUR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Chicago, IL.

M.Sc. + B.Sc (combined degrees), Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics (concentration in Design and Manufacturing), UNIVERSITY OF PATRAS, DEPT. OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND AERONAUTICS, Patras, Greece (7/2012).

Certifications:

Online Certificate in Strategy and Business Models, (Skillsology.com, 10/2015).
Online Certificate in Finance for Non-Finance Professionals, (Skillsology.com, 8/2015).

WORK EXPERIENCE

Aircraft Engineer, GREEK ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Greece (7/2012-4/2013).
• Trained personnel in engine and other mechanical systems repair of helicopters.
• Supervision of technical personnel in preventive maintenance and related areas.
• Translated technical manuals from English to Greek.

Professional Internships (2009-2015).

Engineering Strategy Manager, GLOBAL ANALYSIS INSTITUTE, Chicago, IL (10/2015-present):
o Achieved the company’s co-founding by applying business strategy and entrepreneurship principles.
o Editor of the magazine Extent – leading a team of five editors.
o Efficiently acted as a conduit between investment team and research team to record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system.
o Achieved the resolution of complex technical issues, evaluating industrial investment opportunities.

Engineering Analysis Intern, FLEXCO, Downers Grove, IL (5/2015-8/2015):
o Recommended product design solutions (including alternatives) by utilizing finite element and motion analyses.
o Communicated findings to audiences with wide varieties of technical expertise.
o Utilized engineering theory by applying computer aided engineering, analysis, and modeling.

Project Manager, ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Chicago, IL, (01/2014-12/2014):
o Product development manager of PathPass: Door opener for people with disabilities – initial research, brainstorming, conceptualization, prototyping, budget control, funding proposals and decision making.
o Developed the business plan of the PathPass product.
o Leaded a team of 12 developers.

Consulting Intern, DIADIKASIA S.A., Athens, Greece (9/2009-12/2009 & 9/2011-3/2012):
o Acquisition and process of real world operation data by major hospitals of the health regions of Peloponese and Western Greece, Greece.
o Improvements suggested (as a technical consultant) in the function of the Health Information System.
o Reported the conclusions to audiences with wide varieties of technical background.

Product Develop Intern, UNIVERSITY OF PATRAS, Patras, Greece (8/2011-8/2012).
o Designed, constructed and deployed of cabinets for autonomous multi-sensor monitoring systems.

Research Intern, UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA, Ioannina, Greece (Summers, 2010 and 2011):
o Trained to the use of modelling techniques in wave propagation in long bones.

Research Intern, NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, Athens, Greece (2009-2012).
o Trained in modeling techniques to simulate the functions of implantable devices in the human body
o Contributed in the organization of Mobihealth 2010 & 2011 conferences.

Skills

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Product Development
  • Business Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Finite element Analysis
  • Budgeting.

Specialties

    Business Planning, consulting, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, product development, Project Management

Groups & Associations

    ASME, BMES, EMBS, iEEE, Rotary International

Spoken Languages

    Enlish, French, Greek