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State: FL Florida
Country: United States
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Brian Peters
526 Golfview Court
Leesburg, FL 34748
1-352-314-2592
blp_4429@yahoo.com
Education
Education: - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 2007
Structures, Solid Mechanics, and Materials
Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne, Florida
- Master of Business Administration, May 2008
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts
- Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, April 2002
Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
Experience
Sr. Logistics Associate, 2015 - Present
Harbor Freight Tools– Leesburg, FL
Responsibilities: Logistics Management
• Process incoming shipments per established processes and productivity standards & procedures
• Establish operating standards as well as implementing and communicating quality improvements as well as ensuring organization of the warehouse
• Control inventory by implementing cost containment/reduction strategies
• Processing of regular and defective merchandise
• Provide customer service and assist retail operations in achieving sales goals

Project Manager, 2013 - 2014
SPX Flow Technologies - Goldsboro, NC
Responsibilities: Project manager responsible for design, analysis, and testing of APV brand gasketed plate and hybrid fully welded heat exchangers
• Heat exchanger design for industrial (oil, gas, chemical, power, HVAC, and marine) as well as sanitary applications (dairy, food, and beverage) per 3A code
• Review customer specifications and provide project management for contract orders
• Define product concepts, provide mechanical design and stress analysis, integration and test support, as well as applications engineering support
• Generate design, drawing, calculation, and documentation packages in accordance with ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessel Code, API662 for Oil & Gas Industry, Building Codes, P.E.D. and C.E. requirements for European products, and also Canadian Registration for pressure vessels
• Develop Inspection & Test Plans and work with Third Party Inspectors to ensure compliance with design codes and customer specifications
• Review supplier material test reports, weld procedures, and weld plans, drawings & calculations, visual examinations and dimensional inspections of components
• Define any non destructive examination or testing that is required to verify compliance with code and customer requirements
• Support mechanical, factory acceptance, hydrostatic/pneumatic, and performance testing

Project Engineer, 2011 - 2012
Alfa Laval Champ Inc. - Sarasota, FL
Responsibilities: Project Engineer responsible for the design and project management of products within the OEM engine cooling group
• Mechanical design and sizing calculation lead on shell and tube heat exchangers (gas/diesel engine, lube oil, transmission, gear, hydraulic, power steering, brake, fuel, charge air, and auxiliary equipment coolers) for the transportation industry (including automotive, marine, locomotive, and gen set applications)
• Responsible for project management, program execution (cost, schedule, product performance), customer and supplier coordination, and integration & testing of shell and tube heat exchangers
• Generate product specification data sheets and perform product testing to correlate heat exchanger sizing software calculations and customer & SAE performance requirements
• Provide business assessment and quoting for new projects




Sr. Mechanical Engineer, 2010 - 2011
ITW Military GSE - Palmetto, FL
Responsibilities: Lead Mechanical Engineer in charge of overall system level design on preconditioned air and electric/diesel engine driven power generation equipment for military aircraft ground support.
• Responsible for overall system level design, evaluation of component suppliers and vendor selection, manufacturing, assembly, and testing to validate system specifications and compliance with MIL & EPA standards
• Mechanical design and shock/vibe dynamic analysis team lead responsible for hand calculations & FEA on cart structures and running gear for mobile systems
• Thermal & fluid analysis and calculation lead for HVAC and gen set system designs
• Electronics packaging and sheet metal design as well as interconnection diagrams
• Perform technical writing of mechanical design specifications and data sheets for military proposals

Race Team Engineer/ Crew Member, 2009 - 2010
BimmerWorld Racing - Dublin, Virginia
Spin2Win Racing - Burlington, Ontario Canada
Bridgestone Racing Academy - Mosport, Ontario Canada
• Perform adjustments to the car setup and prepare cars for the track
• Provide maintenance for the cars between track sessions
• Data analysis using MoTeC PDM/Dash Manager, Bosch ECU, Racepak G2X
• Design, specification development, documentation, fabrication, and assembly of race car components (including cooling systems, aerodynamic, and suspension)

Mechanical Engineer II, 2002 - 2009
Harris Corporation Government Communications Systems Division - Palm Bay, Florida
Responsibilities: Structural design and analysis of mechanical systems for space deployable reflectors and mesh antenna systems for commercial and military programs
• Stress analysis using hand calculations and FEM
• Analysis of composite tubes and bonded/riveted composite joints
• Design of metallic fittings and precision positioning mechanisms
• Electronics packaging design including boards, chassis, and cabling
• Development of system interfaces and writing of technical specifications for system cabling to be used in procurement
• Review supplier drawing and documentation packages
• Qualification testing of chassis and cabling to verify performance in accordance with customer & MIL specifications
• Mechanical structure integration & test support
• Test data reduction and telemetry analysis
System architecture design and concept generation for advanced technology
programs, pursuits, and proposals
• Emphasis on lightweight composite material solutions to meet requirements for space deployment and near space applications
• Development of prototype and demonstration units
• Quick react trade studies & design sensitivity/optimization
• Cost and time budgeting for manpower and materials

Engineering Intern, 2006 - 2007
Matrix Composites, Inc. - Rockledge, Florida
Responsibilities: Manufacturing of stable structures
• Develop tooling and assembly methods for tight tolerance parts
• Assist in the fabrication of high performance bonded structures for optical platforms
Comments
Skills: Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks, Inventor (3D CAD software); AutoCAD (2-D CAD Software); FEMAP/MSC.Nastran, ALGOR, ANSYS (Finite Element Analysis software); HTRI, Aspen, CAS-Alfa Laval, ASK-SPX (Heat Exchanger sizing software)

Sec. Clearance: Inactive – Top Secret/SCI/SSBI

EIT Certification: State of Florida