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Engineering senior resume

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Richard Stevens

523 Jones Road
Brisbane Qld 4000
Mobile: 0400 222 000
Home: 07 9999 9999


My engineering expertise is in automated test systems and focuses on analysing and solving complex engineering problems. My solutions have saved my current employer over $23 million in running costs. I have extensive management, research and development, leadership and mentoring experience. I am a self-motivated individual capable of managing teams of up to 30 people and working independently on smaller projects.


University of Queensland
Brisbane, QLD AU
Master of Business Administration
Graduated: November 1991
University of South Queensland
Brisbane, QLD AU
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)
Graduated: November 1989

Employment History

Mar 03 – present: Chief R&D Engineer
Advanced Technologies Inc
Brisbane, QLD AU


  • Develop systems to world's best standard that reduce engineering rework, reduce project lead times, reduce warranty costs, improve processes, and improve product quality, efficiency and manufacturability
  • Manage 30 R&D engineers
  • Research, develop and implement all technologies, products, standards, procedures and processes including engines/transmission control, custom data acquisition and specialised testing systems
Feb 98 – Mar 03: Chief Standards Engineer
Advanced Technologies Inc
Brisbane, QLD AU


  • Managed 20 engineers – this included hiring new engineers, daily supervision, project allocation, mentoring and training, and performance review
  • Evaluated work assignments and developed a master schedule for multiple projects to facilitate the best use of our people
  • Member of standards committee for the development, documentation and implementation of standards for engineering design and practices
  • Implemented and enforced ISO 9001 engineering procedures
  • Developed and administered engineering concept, preliminary and final design review processes
Jun 93 – Mar 98: Project Manager
Carparts Central Pty Ltd
Brisbane, QLD AU


  • Managed the production centre – accountable for the calibration and repair of test equipment and supervision of centre staff
  • Proposed and implemented methods and equipment to detect defects introduced during the production process
  • Provided expert resolution of the most troublesome electrical interference issues
  • Designed and implemented custom electronic circuits for signal conditioning, data acquisition and control functions
Jan 91 – May 93: Graduate Engineer
Carparts Central Pty Ltd
Brisbane, QLD AU


  • Conducted test equipment inspections and reported on the results to the design and production teams – changes made as a result of my findings resulted in increased productivity, saving the company $100 000 per year
  • Contributed to routine safety studies on company operations resulting in a 10 per cent decrease in serious safety incidents compared to previous year
  • Contributed to design teams working on initial designs for new equipment


Sheila Greenwood –  Director of Research and Development
Advanced Technologies Inc
Phone: 07 2211 1112
Mobile: 0456 1234 5678
Brian Andrews – Standards Manager
Carparts Central Pty Ltd
Phone: 07 5556 6665
Mobile: 0414 444 333
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