Engineering manager sample resume

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Benjamin Eyr

101 Calavera Ave
Chetswood NSW 2500
M: 0400 000 000
E: [email protected]

Career Summary

An industrial engineer with over 13 years’ experience in automotive manufacturing and mining operations, I have extensive senior management experience in large organisations with operations around the globe. My strengths lie in strategy, business development, improving efficiency of operations and relationship-building.

Skills and Abilities

Management and leadership
Years of working in manufacturing and engineering at a senior level have given me excellent interpersonal, management and leadership skills. I am able to take responsibility and lead a wide range of projects with full accountability.

Strategy and project management
High-level problem-solving and decision-making, combined with extensive knowledge of economic value analysis, allows me to implement appropriate strategies for product costing and system improvements.

Computer and program skills

Six Sigma Q1 quality  
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Microsoft Excel
Kanban scheduling systems Microsoft Word
ISO 9000:1994 and 2000 Impact and SAP systems
VDA 6 quality system Injection mould tooling

Employment History

October 2008 – Present:
Maintenance and Engineering Manager, MWB Extraction Pty Ltd
Draper, NSW


  • Building a culture of empowerment and delivery by implementing systems to sustain production improvements.
  • Managing $70 million budget with a focus on ensuring availability of plant and mobile equipment.
  • Supervising the safe and efficient logistical chain of ore movement from mine to port to ship through logistical processes and maintenance of road trains.
  • Managing a team of over 250 staff.
  • Ensuring the department meets operational requirements for major expansion projects.
  • Managing the port stockpile area through regular maintenance of port conveyors, equipment and wharf materials.


  • Restructured and reorganised maintenance activities for the port site while increasing maintenance compliance and execution by 11 per cent.
  • Reduced downtime and lost time by 18 per cent through clarification of roles and accountability.
  • Increased productivity by realigning systems and focusing resources in the appropriate areas.
  • Aligned business plans and linked key performance indicators to relevant milestones.
February 2007 – October 2008:
General Manager; Manufacturing Division, Titanic Automotive
Axle, NSW


  • Managed four large manufacturing factories.
  • Ensured quality product, sequenced delivery and optimisation of manufacturing facilities.
  • Ensured budgets were met and targets were achieved in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provided strategic leadership while implementing a rollout of Lean production practices and ensured a stable platform for consistency.
  • Correlated statistics and benchmarks to identify issues in the production process.


  • Grew annual turnover by $94 million by applying value stream analysis to identify problem areas and implementing appropriate strategies.
November 2005 – January 2007:
Manager; Manufacturing Department, Domo Electrics
Risotto, NSW


  • Provided regular support to the production department and liaised with research and development teams to ensure consistency across the organisation.
  • Re-calculated standard production times and re-balanced all products and lines to reduce pull-through time of product and increase efficiency.
  • Managed industrial engineering, test and measurement, production engineering, maintenance and continuous improvement engineering departments.
  • Monitored and controlled human resource issues, including staff downtime and absenteeism.
  • Increased reliability of all measuring equipment through effective management of production systems.
August 1999 – October 2005:
Senior Production Engineer, Domo Electrics
Risotto, NSW


  • Controlled and maintained manufacturing expense budgets and capital expense budgets.
  • Conducted and maintained accurate product costing, time studies and line balancing.
  • Resolved product, system and procedural issues across the organisation.
  • Performed regular internal audits to maintain lean production methods and processes.

Education and Professional Development

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Martin College
Completed: 1999


Diploma in Quality Management
Chetswood, NSW
The Engineering Institute
Completed: 1998


University of New England
Graduated: 1996


Available upon request.

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