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Combination Resume - Older Worker
As an older worker, Donald does not put down the date when he received his B.S. (1961). In this way he does not call attention to his age. He could also take three positions he held prior to the one at Elton and summarize them in a short paragraph under "Other Relevant Work Experience."
Donald E. Edwards
896 Fairleigh Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: 412-555-1236
Goal: Director of Engineering Services
EDUCATION
Carnegie Mellon University, M.S.
Major - Industrial Administration
(Anticipated - 2005)

University of Pittsburgh, B.S.
Major - Mechanical Engineering
GENERAL BACKGROUND
Nineteen years varied experience in mechanical engineering with the following firms:

CHIEF ENGINEER Elton Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh
1996 - present (Confidential)
PROJECT ENGINEER Southern Machine Works, Inc., Patterson, NJ
1994-1996
DESIGN ENGINEER MADA, Inc., Yonkers, NY
1990-1994
SYSTEMS ENGINEER U.S. Army Material Area
1986-1990

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE
ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION - Over-all supervision of engineering and production staffs of 100 to 500 workers. Direct administration of design and development departments. Budgeting, contracts, customer contact. Schedules, programs, department coordination, estimating procurement. Hired professional staff. Progress reports; management review.

DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT - Medium and light machinery in steel mills and manufacturers of farm implements, vending machines, food processing and packaging machines. Designed and developed both automatic and special machines, instrumental systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, tooling, machine conversion flight simulators.

PLANT LAYOUT & PRODUCTION ENGINEERING - Planning for production efficiency and utilization of space and staff. Purchasing and installation of machinery and equipment; modernization; maintenance. Quality control; use of industrial engineering techniques and machine shop practices.

RESEARCH - Experimentation; devised tests and reliability studies; new product evaluation.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

LICENSE
Professional Engineer (Pennsylvania)

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