Michael L. Claeys

Dan Councilman Brian F. LeFevre David Councilman

Skills

  • Responsible for the mechanical design and build of custom automation equipment ranging from $20K to $750 K. Also responsible for installation and maintenance of this equipment.
  • Proficient in developing special machine concepts, layout, details, and process design.
  • Coordinated engineering, technical, and support personnel towards the successful completion of a variety of custom machines, with emphasis on meeting schedule and budget.
  • Design of equipment and components for Cost Effective Manufacture & Short Term ROI.
  • Experienced in the application of the Scientific Method in research and analysis for equipment development.
  • Expansive hands on and 'think on your feet' experience in solving equipment, manufacturing, and production issues on the factory/production floor.
  • Extensive formal and practical knowledge of ergonomics.
  • Experienced with engineering materials and their practical applications.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD. Familiar with PRO/E and AutoDesk Inventor at the intro level.
  • Familiar with the principles and application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Intimately familiar with the close tolerances required for special tooling, fixtures, mechanical devices, and precision machine operation.
  • Proficient in concepting system designs for cost effective, value added manufacturing.
  • Very competent in working with people at all levels of skills, interests, and abilities.
  • Highly proficient in determining and attaining the customer's production requirements.
  • Honest, friendly, warm personality, commendable brainstorming and people skills.

Accomplishments

  • Assisted in conceptual development and authored proposals for custom automated production systems ranging up to $1.5M.
  • Experienced in estimating and proposing equipment ranging from simple to complex.
  • Developed sales proposals, Operator & Maintenance manuals, process analysis, and descriptions of conceptual machine design and proposed operation.
  • Created concise and complete technical instructions, illustrations, and explanations presented as required to the operator, machinist, or technician.
  • Proficient in producing AutoCAD drawings, as well as hand drawn 2D and 3D sketches to depict simple machine elements, machine subassemblies, conceptual arrangements, and entire Production Assembly Lines and systems.
  • Contributed to company wide Operational Standards and Procedures for practical machine design and documentation.

Experience

  • Responsible for the mechanical design and build of custom automation equipment ranging from $20K to $750 K. Also responsible for installation and maintenance of this equipment.
  • Proficient in developing special machine concepts, layout, details, and process design.
  • Coordinated engineering, technical, and support personnel towards the successful completion of a variety of custom machines, with emphasis on meeting schedule and budget.
  • Design of equipment and components for Cost Effective Manufacture & Short Term ROI.
  • Experienced in the application of the Scientific Method in research and analysis for equipment development.
  • Expansive hands on and 'think on your feet' experience in solving equipment, manufacturing, and production issues on the factory/production floor.
  • Extensive formal and practical knowledge of ergonomics.
  • Experienced with engineering materials and their practical applications.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD. Familiar with PRO/E and AutoDesk Inventor at the intro level.
  • Familiar with the principles and application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Intimately familiar with the close tolerances required for special tooling, fixtures, mechanical devices, and precision machine operation.

Work History:

  • B-TEN Systems, Inc, Arvada, CO. 2000-2002, 1991-1998, 1988-1990.
  • Mikron-Denver (formally Custom Engineering, Inc.), Aurora, CO. 1999-2000.
  • Hierath Automated Systems, Inc., Wheat Ridge, CO. 1990-1991.
  • Packaging Research Corporation, Englewood, CO. 1987-1988



Education

  • Semester of Intro to Pro/E, Red Rocks Community College.
  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering and Industrial Technology for Manufacturing: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 1986.
  • Teaching Certification, Secondary Sciences: Colorado State University, 1987.
  • U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School, Machinist's Mate, Petty Officer 3rd Class, 1978.
  • "A" School, Marine Engineering U.S. Navy, 1978.
  • Alumnus of Colorado Outward Bound School, 1974.

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Genesis Engineered Solutions L.L.C.

P.O. Box 1517
Telephone: (303) 908-8011 FAX (734) 264-4011
Arvada, CO 80001