Ben Huguenard

Ben Huguenard
Design and Custom Engineer | 260-927-0544
A positive, motivational, and technical business professional with a multi-disciplinary background in Bio-Medical, Engineering, Sales, Management, and Manufacturing. An award winning top performer and has been recognized as a dedicated engineer. Possess a proven track record of excelling in a variety of positions with the ability to learn, adapt, and excel at a rapid pace. Equipped and prepared to apply creative and analytical expertise to best fit the requirements of a given situation.

Work Experience

Design Engineer
Miller Consulting Group (DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction a Johnson and Johnson Company) – Warsaw, IN

October 2011 to March 2015

Warsaw, IN Oct, 2011 – Mar, 2015
The DePuy companies are a part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of companies and are global leaders in providing bio-medical healthcare solutions in orthopedics.
Design and Custom Engineer
Design custom patient specific instrumentation using NX 6 for complete knee Arthroplasty in a production atmosphere.
• Generated over 2300 surgical plans and patient specific instruments (20% more than required on a daily basis) while creating technical documentation in compliance with FDA protocols
• Provided support in a lean initiatives and reduction of quality actions, reducing the corrective action rate by 30% in a 6 month time period
• Provide leadership, teamwork, instructions, problem solving skills, and guidance in implementation of new products and procedures while researching continuous improvement methods
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, set priorities, schedule, and meet deadlines with consistency while winning numerous design awards
• Supported product design development and continuous improvement

Electrical Technician

Populus Group (Navistar) – Fort Wayne, IN

May 2010 to August 2011

Fort Wayne, IN May, 2010 – Aug, 2011
Navistar is a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense (DOD) vehicles, and engines.
Electrical Technician
Create, manage, maintain, and repair the electronic components and equipment used in any equipment or device that involves electricity.

• Initiated, researched, developed, validation of equipment, and project management in the creation of new data acquisition devices, controls, and testing methods
• Managed Database, gages, and Calibrated pressure transducers saving Navistar $250,000 annually
• Design and fabricated electrical control systems and wire harness for the MRAP helping save the company $850,000
• Proven track record identifying opportunities and with experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams to implement new programs and initiatives across departments
• Overseen calibration of hundreds of devices used in various test technologies in an ISO 9001 environment

Manufacturing Production Worker

Advanced Assembly – Columbia City, IN

August 2009 to May 2010

Advanced Assembly (Lear Corporation), is a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical.
• Inventory Control, Operated Heavy Equipment, Ability to lead, train, and develop using interpersonal skills
• Supported Operations, Quality control procedures, QA, and Quality Management
• Six Sigma, Kanban, 5S, Kaizen, and Lean Manufacturing practices
• Ensure conformance to specifications GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance)

Owner Operator/ Manager

Dust Tech – Auburn, IN

June 2008 to March 2009

Dust Tech was an industrial dust collecting re-bagging and instillation business.
• Manage Projects, payroll, and budget, with proven experience and understanding of business, including strategy, business planning, operations management, accounting, and finances
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects resources, schedule, and budget
• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Ensure resource availability and allocation
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques


Master of Business Administration – Business Management
Indiana Institute of Technology – Fort Wayne, IN


Master of Engineering – Management

Indiana Institute of Technology – Fort Wayne, IN


Bachelor of Science – Business Administration

Indiana Institute of Technology – Fort Wayne, IN


Indiana University – Purdue University – Fort Wayne, IN




Additional Information

Core Competencies include:

Medical Device
Product Development
Project Management
Operation Management
Lean Manufacturing
Industrial Management
Accounting Principles
Business Development
Human Resources
Engineering Principle

Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Unigraphics, Solidworks 2015, Calibration, Team Center, Shop tools, Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Troubleshooting, Technical support, Root cause Analysis, SCRUM, Prototyping, Problem solving ability


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