Randy Bock


Design Engineer II

Princeton, MN

Randy Bock
7475 290th Lane
Princeton, MN 55371
Phone: (423) 468-0063
Email: Randybock@live.com

OBJECTIVE: Secure a position that utilizes advanced problem solving skills, encourages constant learning, and promotes working in a team environment.

EDUCATION: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Graduated: Dec. 2010 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

• Member of a team that designed and built a solar powered absorption chiller
◦ Responsible for all energy calculations
◦ Sized system to meet requirements
• Member of team that designed a combined heat and power system for a light commercial building
• Graduated Magna Cum Laude
• Member of Tau Beta Pi – Engineering honor society

Computer Skills: ANSYS, NX, Minitab, SolidWorks, Creo, LabView, AutoCad (2D), GeoMagic, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and Visio, VBA programming, Keyence microscope systems, Faro laser scanner.

Certifications: EIT, Six Sigma Green Belt (GE), WHA (Wendell Hall and Associates) Oxygen safety trained
Developing Skills/Certifications: Working toward PE certificate in 2016

Emerson Process Management (Tescom) – Elk River, MN
Design Engineer II: 10/2014 – Present

• Root cause analysis of pressure regulator component failure
◦ Design, test and implement solution
• Led a multinational team in engineering evaluation of regulator handle
• Project leader of a multidisciplinary team designing a new relief valve
◦ Developed project schedule
◦ Responsible for new design
◦ Created CAD models
◦ Developed ANSYS models
◦ Created BOM structure
◦ Directed engineering evaluation of relief valve
• Provide Technical support to Procurement and Manufacturing
• Direct the work of drafters (on and off site)
• Validate engineering change requests
◦ Determine feasibility and direct work completion

Acucraft – Big Lake, MN
Lead Engineer: 05/2014-10/2014

• Responsibilities include:
◦ Custom product creation
◦ Develop CAD models
◦ Project management
◦ Implement standardized design practices
◦ Implementation of engineering change notice and change request

General Electric – Roper Corp. – Lafayette, GA
Lead Design Engineer: 02/2011-5/2014

• New Product Introduction / Cost take out
◦ Responsible for component design and process feasibility
• Develop parts
• Create tolerance stack ups
• Responsible for component and part analysis
◦ Led teams of engineers in Action work outs
• Project Leader for in-sourcing production and coatings of steel control panels
◦ $5.9 Million savings per year creating 38 new positions within GE (Roper)
◦ Manage investment and expenses in excess of $1.8 million
◦ Created project schedule involving internal and external engineering departments
◦ Qualified tooling used to create parts
• Capability studies
• First piece part qualifications
• Tolerance loop analysis
◦ Wrote Standard Work Instructions for operators
◦ Developed test specs applicable to new the product
◦ Developed specs for new process based on requirements
◦ Developed and conducted component testing
◦ Drove GE Appliances to improve testing methods
◦ Conducted Gage R&R on test equipment
◦ Became an engineering resource for coating analysis
◦ Led multidisciplinary team in root cause analysis of process failures using DOE’s
◦ Verified components met safety, quality, and technical requirements
◦ Verified that all drawings and documents relevant to the project were correct in all respects and up to date
• Initiated and directed testing by outside laboratories
• Created engineering change requests and engineering change notices
• Redesigned storage drawer for lower cost and improved manufacturability
◦ Supervised prototype model creation
• Conducted engineering investigation into safety issue with insulation
◦ Determined root cause and directed the vendor to a resolution
◦ Developed new test procedure for vendor, distributor and GE use
• Led a team in idea generation by dismantling competitors’ products
◦ Developed savings estimates based on discoveries
◦ Benchmarked competitors designs
• Throughout all projects interacted with the engineering manager, chief engineer and department heads during formal reviews

General Electric – Roper Corp: – Lafayette, GA
Design Engineer Coop: 4/2010-2/2011

• Purchased equipment and setup visual testing lab at Roper
• Developed training protocols for new equipment applicable to all skill levels
• Conducted root cause analysis and successfully implemented corrective measures of out of spec parts
• Designed a fixture to allow test equipment to be used on curved surfaces.
• Organized and participated in on-site training for SolidWorks, Geomagic, and a Faro laser scanner

Harmon/Glass Doctor: – Hixson, TN
Manager/Lead Technician/IT: 4/1999–4/2010

• Managerial duties
◦ Hiring individuals to meet job requirements
◦ Addressing customer concerns
◦ Organizing employee training
◦ Liaising with commercial customers
◦ Helped to facilitate smooth transitions during multiple ownership changes
• Technician duties
◦ Excelled in automotive glass repair
◦ Developed skills in light commercial and residential glass repair
◦ Extended skill set to include other types of automotive repair
• Developed long-standing relationships with commercial customers and worked to maintain profitability in said relationships

Safelite Auto Glass: – Chattanooga, TN
Auto glass Technician: 6/1997–4/1999

Replaced auto glass as a technician, I excelled under the challenges of a demanding schedule and heavy work load

Abra Autobody and Glass: – Elk River, MN
Auto glass technician/general repairs: 5/1996–6/1997

• Completed certification programs to further myself in this industry:
◦ Auto body repair certification

Construction: – Elk River, MN & Cleveland, TN
Residential and light commercial construction: 1992–1996

• Developed skills in construction techniques
• Gained practical experience working with subcontractors

  • Updated 8 years ago

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