Richard Brodala

Name: Richard Brodala
Home Location: US-MN-Osseo-55369 (Not Specified)

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Experience: 7 Years, 7 Months
Most Recent Pay: Managed Others:
Spoken languages: English
Sec. Clearance: No

Company Information
Start Date: January 1900 ~ End Date: November 2017
Company Name: Vision
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Start Date: April 2016 ~ End Date: September 2017
Company Name: Sil-Pro
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Start Date: November 2013 ~ End Date: April 2016
Company Name: Sil-Pro
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Start Date: June 2013 ~ End Date: August 2013
Company Name: Viking Engineering Frid
Job Title: Engineering Technician

Start Date: January 2008 ~ End Date: May 2011
Company Name: US Army Colorad o Springs, Colorad o
Job Title: Combat Engineer (SAPPER)

School:Ind u strial engineering; Dunwoody College of Technology – Minneap olis, MN; Dunw ood y College of Technology; Dunwoody College
Degree:Bachelor’s Degree
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Job Type: Full-Time
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Information Technology (No experience)
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5519 Regent Avenu e N orth, Crystal, MN 55429

Cell: 6513281032


Profession al Su m m ary
A highly motivated individual with a broad range of skills and experiences with 2+ years of full
automation design, build , and implementation to offer a manufacturing environment. Having 1+ years
as a Manufacturing Engineer I am still learning (w e really never stop learning no matter how
experienced w e are). I have become proficient in troubleshooting production issues on the floor in a
timely manner, as w ell as working with production release teams to make sure any product moving into
prod u ction is read y.

Lean manufacturing

PLC programming


Electrical design and implementation

Design using solid works or d raft sight

Fast learner

manual machining

Team Player


Vision system programming

Microsoft office


Process Improvement

Good written and oral communication

Robot programming and implementation

Product design

Structural drafting

Electromechanical troubleshooting

Work H istory
Manufacturing/Design Engineer, 04/2016 to 09/2017
Sil-Pro Delano, MN
Performed d ata analysis to provid e most effective solutions to problem s
Determ ined root causes for prod uct specific cu stom er com plaints
Created facility layouts for com pany expansion using d raft site
Cond u cted continuous improvem ent activities for legacy prod ucts to red uce scrape rates and
im prove cycle time
Prototype silicone m old review s for u pcom ing prod u ct
Trou bleshooting Silicone m old ing processes
Implem ented and created PSOPs for all new and old prod uct lines

�Cond ucted valid ations, OQs, and PQs for new prod uction prod ucts
Automation Engineer, 11/2013 to 04/2016
Sil-Pro Delano, MN
Mad e recom m end ations and d eveloped technical d esign for new application features.
Id entified and corrected perform ance issu es.
Designed electrical and pneum atic schem atics for autom ated cells
Au tom ated cell d esign using solid w orks
PLC p rogram m ing and d ebugging
Vision system programm ing and d ebu gging
SCADA p rogram m ing
Continu ou s im provem ent for existing autom ated cells, fixtures and silicone m old s
Spec ou t com ponents for autom ated solutions
Machining know led ge w ith the ability to use lathe, m ills, and other manual machining equipment
Electrical, pneum atic d esign and im plem entation for au tom ated cells
Engineering Technician, 06/2013 to 08/2013
Viking Engineering Frid ley, MN
Cund u cted troubling shooting and repair on au tom ated m achinery
Revised out of d ate PLC program s
Revised electrical and pnu em atic schem atics.
Electrical w iring of control panels
Combat Engineer (SAPPER), 01/2008 to 05/2011
US Army Colorad o Springs, Colorad o
Perform ed su rveillance of suspects using binoculars, cam eras and camcord ers.

Perform ed route clearance m issions to eliminate explosive ord inance.
Team lead er w ith 5-6 personal.
Cond u cted and lead m ultiple team based training exercises.
Managed and perform ed routine m aintenance on route clearance vehicles.

Bachelor of Science: Ind u strial engineering, 2014
Dunwoody College of Technology – Minneap olis, MN
Treasurer as w ell as helped start the IIE stud ent chapter at Dunw ood y College of Technology
Associate of Applied Science: Au tom ated system and robotics, 2011
Dunwoody College of Technology – Minneap olis, MN

�Member of the robotics team

PMMI flu id pow er certification
PMMI PLC 1 certification
PMMI ind u strial electricity 1 certification


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