Manufacturing Automation Manager/Engineer/Technician
Daniel E. Mahoney
Northhwest Suburban Chicago, IL
Areas of Skill and Expertise:

* Superior troubleshooter
* Quality and detail oriented
* AutoCAD 14
* CNC Programming (FANUC)
* PLC Programming (AB, Idec, Omron, etc.)
* MS Windows based PCs
* Pneumatics and hydraulics
* Machine shop practices
* Electrical control wiring
Experience:

October 2001 to Present
"A Leading Pharmacy Automation Company" - IL
Pharmaceutical Dispensing Automation
Office Manager
Responsible for day to day management of IL, CA, FL and TX office operations. Duties include scheduling machine installations, upgrades and maintenance. Promoted from Field Service Engineer position in April 2003.

Field Service Engineer
Performed QC, installation and maintenance of automatic prescription vial filling machines used in retail pharmacies. Utilized hand tools, measuring devices, electronic test instruments and industry related computer software to achieve goals. Traveled to various customer locations in the continental USA to install, repair and modify equipment.

July 1994 to October 2001
Lee Manufacturing - South Elgin, IL
Custom automation machinery
Systems Engineer
Over 7 years of diversified experience in the building of custom automated assembly machinery. Duties included design, assembly, installation, integration and repair of Electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Utilized machine shop, hand tools, measuring devices, electronic test instruments and industry related computer software to achieve goals. Traveled to various customer locations in the USA, Canada and Mexico to install, repair and modify equipment.

* Learned to program and utilize CNC vertical milling machine.

July 1994 to February 2000
Panasonic Factory Automation - Franklin Park, IL
Electronic Measuring Systems (EMS) division
Systems Engineer (contracted through Lee Mfg., Inc.)
Over 5 years of diversified experience in all phases of custom semiautomatic and automatic product testing equipment. Duties included design, assembly, installation, integration and repair of Electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems. Utilized hand tools, measuring devices, electronic test instruments and industry related computer software to achieve goals. Traveled to various customer locations in the USA, Canada and Mexico to install, repair and modify equipment.

July 1983 to July 1994
Grayhill, Inc. - Carpentersville, IL
DIP switch manufacturing division
Tool and Die Maker
Over 10 years of experience in a production support tool room responsible for maintaining Electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems for high speed automated assembly equipment and laser marking systems. Duties included design, assembly, installation, integration and repair of Electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Repairs ranged from board level electronics to motors and gearboxes. Utilized machine shop, hand tools, measuring devices, electronic test instruments and industry related computer software to achieve goals.

* Recipient of the Grayhill Achievement Award for designing, building and installing a quality control system to detect discrepancies in product quality and report them to an SQC system that was subsequently implemented on multiple systems.

* Traveled to new facility in Europe to provide on site technical support and training.

* Promoted from positions as technician and Journeyman Machinist through federally recognized apprenticeship program.
Education:

McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL
1990        Certificate - Tool and Die Maker

Tooling and Manufacturing Association, Park Ridge, IL
1987        Certificate - Machinist

William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL
1983        Completed 1 year of coursework towards Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Barrington High School, Barrington, IL
1979        Diploma
Industry Related Programs and Certificates:

United States Department of Labor
1993        Certificate - Journeyman Tool and Die Maker

United States Department of Labor
1990        Certificate - Journeyman Machinist

International Programmable Controllers Association
1986        Certificate - PLC programming

Grayhill, Inc.
1989        Certificate - Towards Excellence Training Program
1989        JIT (Just in Time) Manufacturing Training Program
References:

Available upon request.