Eric Batt


Machine Shop Plant Manager

Aiken, SC

Eric E. Batt
3812 Shiloh Church Rd. ~ Aiken, SC 29805
(803) 508-2502


Accomplished, seasoned Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Manager with a solid background in design, layout, and detail for products, tooling / fixtures, and special machinery. Solid project management capabilities with a consistent track record of anticipating consequences of new designs, initiating solutions, and completing projects to specification in the first attempt. Detail driven with outstanding communication skills and proven success interfacing with both customers and co-workers. Dedicated, work well with a team as well as on my own, can make on-the-spot decisions in challenging situations, and can communicate this effectively to a team and superiors. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.


3/2016 – 7/2016Summit Industrial Contractors, LLC., Wallace, NC
Engineering Manager
• Accountable for managing a group of Mechanical Engineers.
• Manage shop personnel for on time delivery.
• Meet with customers and outside vendors to direct timeframes and budget.
• Responsible for assuring the completeness and accuracy of product documentation.
• Manage Project Log for manufacturing and project manaers.
• Manage SolidWorks, CAMWorks/NestingWorks, PDM Standard, Inventor and AutoCAD files.
• Utilize Solidworks, Inventor and AutoCAD MEP to design poultry processing & handling conveyors, platforms, Ergo stands, etc.

09/2015 – 3/2016Edwards, Inc., Spring Hope, NC
Design Engineering Manager
• Managed a group of structural and Mechanical Design Engineers.
• Managed outside design firm’s ability to be on time and have the right information.
• Met with customers and outside vendors to direct timeframes and budget.
• Submit all RFI’s, Submittals and handle all corrective actions.
• Responsible for assuring the completeness and accuracy of product documentation.
• Manage Project Logs for estimators, project managers, engineering manager and the shop floor.
• Utilize Solidworks, SDS/2, AutoCAD MEP to professionally design structural, piping, weldments, tooling, sheet metal, and plant layouts.

06/2011 – 9/2015Intermech, Inc., Aiken, SC
Sr. Design Engineer/Project Manager
• Utilize Solidworks, AutoCAD MEP & Microstation to professionally design, HVAC, piping, tubing, weldments, tooling, sheet metal, machine design, cubicle and plant layouts.
• Preparation of 3D models, P&ID room layouts, drawings, work data packages, specification sheets, material lists, and other related engineering documentation.
• Accountable for managing a group responsible for design, work data package close out, and the application of mechanical products.
• Detail and pre-fabricate various stainless steel piping assemblies involving radiographic (RT) quality welds and cold bending within strict contract delivery deadlines and in accordance with rigorous project quality requirements.
• Detail and test completed NQA QL-1 and QL-4 stainless steel piping spool fabrications that are for the structural construction of the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site (SRS) DOE.

11/2009 – 06/2011SHAW/AREVA MOX Services Savannah River Site Nuclear Facility DOE, Aiken, SC
Sr. Machine Design Engineer
• Utilized Solidworks to fully-detail fabrication drawings for structural, mechanical equipment, mechanical systems (HVAC), electrical cable layouts and piping systems. Use of SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Microstation for electrical, mechanical and piping layouts.
• Design and detailed hatch motorizations, transfer and lifting grippers, Lid-cutting machines, unscrewing machines, rack and pinion driven transfer trolleys and the complete package of manufacturing drawings per the DOE (Department of Energy) procedures for this project.
• Performed updates and created new designs of gloveboxes, conveyor systems, and equipment layouts of process equipment for the fabrication of MOX nuclear fuels.

5/2009 – 9/2009BAE US Combat Systems Land & Armaments, Aiken, SC
Sr. Combat Systems Design Engineer
• Created assembly drawings, including bills of materials and detail drawings, for machining, assembly, welding, gauging and fixtures.
• Produced engine compartments for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Systems and BAE’s wheeled vehicle designed to deal with improvised explosive devices and small arms fire.
• Designed and engineered machines, tooling built-to and/or tested to withstand specific test methods of MIL-STD-810.
• Solicited feedback from other Engineers, Tool Makers, and Machine Operators to develop designs of the highest quality and cost effectiveness.
• Utilized Pro/Engineer Wildfire, Pro/Intralink, SolidWorks, AutoCAD.


1/2009 – 5/2009Bluffton Motor Works, Bluffton, IN
Sr. Electric Motor Design Engineer/Contract
• Designed and custom engineered fractional electric motors, aluminum castings, rotor/ stator sets, Explosion Proof, Hydro Duty, Electronic start switches.
• Designed for improvement and performance of the electric motor using my design skills in Pro/Engineer Wildfire.
• Supported project engineers and customer needs by meeting project timelines and budgets.
• Utilized Pro/Engineer Wildfire, Pro/Intralink, SolidWorks, AutoCAD.

9/2008 – 11/2008Mancor Industries, Anderson, IN
Sr. Tooling Design Engineer/Contract
• Designed manual and hydraulic fixtures in 4 & 5 axis CNC Mills, for Caterpillar, Cummins, Navistar, International, Mack, PACCAR, & JD.
• Used leading edge design capabilities including SolidWorks, FEA, FMEA, and GD&T.
• Designed plant layouts per ASTM, ASME, ANSI B31, & OSHA standards.

5/2007 – 12/2008Taditel US., Inc, Anderson, IN
Sr. Voltage Regulator Design Engineer
• Created and designed a large number of applications that can be found in currently produced vehicles: Voltage Regulators (One chip or Hybrid), Rectifiers, Ignition Coil Drivers, and Engine Control Units.
• Reviewed all data and files in order to be in compliance with the TS16949, and ISO 9000 Quality Systems.
• Performed surfacing, 3D solid modeling and 2D drawings to design/develop parts and assemblies for customer’s products involving both plastic and non-plastic components in SolidWorks and AutoCAD per ANSI, IEEE, ISO, EM-EMC Standards.

1/2006 – 5/2007SMC Corporation of America, Indianapolis, IN
Sr. Pneumatics Design Engineer/Contract
• Generated 2D and 3D CAD drawings and models for SMC Corporation of America’s ETech System.
• Assisted the Engineering Manager with the required R&M and other engineering and reliability requirements from customers.
• Used and maintained all drawing, red-line and data logs related to engineering of pneumatic automation products.
• Updated engineering and equipment manuals per JIC Specifications.
• Created customer approval, engineering and design change drawings using Solidworks, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office software.

5/2004 – 1/2006Hanover Machine Tool, Inc. Hanover, IN
Machine Shop Plant Manager
• Directed operations, programmed, setup, trouble-shooted, performed maintenance on all CNC Machines.
• Was responsible for departmental safety, quality, operational efficiency, cost control, maintenance, personnel training, and achievement of business metrics per ANSI, ISO, and QS Standards.
• Reviewed and updated all project plan designs for accuracy, created and continual development of CAD and Master CAM database libraries.
• Worked closely with and offered professional suggestions to the President and V.P. of the company.
• Daily internal resource management in order to coordinate/deliver prototype designs, fixtures, gauges, masters, and all other tooling-related items.
• Communications with outside vendors to clarify specifications, and coordinated/tracked prototypes.
• Develop annual cost improvements and manage capital projects for production.


Indiana State University
B.S. – Manufacturing Engineering Technology – In Process – 2017

Ivy Tech State College US-IN-Muncie
Associates of Applied Science – Graduated
AAS – Mechanical Design Engineering Tech. – 2007
AAS – Manufacturing Design & Plant Operations – 2007

SRS – Project Management, PMP training – 2010

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification – Albany State University
Computer Aided Technologies Inc. US-IN-Indianapolis
SolidWorks Professional (CSWP), PDMWorks, PDM Light, EPDM
CAMWorks NestingWorks
Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD
Pro Engineer Wildfire, INTRALINK
Project Professional Management (PMP) through PMI

Will provide References at your request.

Experience BACK TO TOP

Job Title Company Experience
Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer/Design Engineering Manager Intermech, Inc. – Present

Additional Info BACK TO TOP

Current Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Years of relevant work experience: 7+ to 10 Years

Date of Availability: Immediately

Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

Active Security Clearance: None

US Military Service:

Citizenship: US citizen

Target Job: Target Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer/Engineering Manager

Target Company: Company Size:


• CAD/Drafting
• Energy/Nuclear Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
Project/Program Management
• Program Management

Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-NC-Wilmington/Fayetteville

Relocate: Yes

Willingness to travel: Up to 50% travel

Languages: Languages Proficiency Level
English Advanced

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