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3711 N 49 ST. LINCOLN, NE 68504 402-202-3240 jklosty@hotmail.



A highly motivated and organized mechanical engineer, able to provide comprehensive coordination of all product development processes from research to production. Proficient in the streamlining of processes to maximize efficiency and reduce costs. Works well under pressure and is able to prioritize to meet operational deadlines. Excellent communications and customer interface skills. EIT Certified, Nebraska Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam.

MartinStill Corp., Lincoln, NE Design Engineer, September 20010 June 2011
(Company was closed)

Performed research and development for new designs and concepts for blow molder machinery. Maintained up-to-date designs for machinery associated with the distilling, bottling, and packaging of bottled water. Reduced manufacturing costs by developing and coordinating assembly procedures for new designs. Granite City Food & Brewery, Lincoln, NE Server, September 2009 October 2010

Communicated with customers to ensure their satisfaction and increase customer rapport. Developed interpersonal skills and improved verbal communication and presentation abilities. Molex Incorporated, Lincoln, NE Contract Engineer, June December 2008
(Laid off due to downsizing)

Worked with other product engineers to implement design changes on current automotive and connector products. Helped to maintain company database of part numbers, stock counts, material information, etc. Conducted testing on new design changes to determine their effectiveness. Dealt directly with customers and suppliers to resolve Quality Notifications. Chief Transportation Products, Omaha, NE Design Engineer, September 2007 February 2008
(Laid off due to downsizing)

Coordinated with offices in Shanghai, China and Fort Dodge, Iowa to resolve engineering issues. Redesigned products and shipping methods for manufacture at offshore facilities, resulting in more reliable shipment from China, as well as reduced post-shipment assembly costs. Supported the sales and marketing team with technical data on products manufactured in domestic and offshore manufacturing facilities. Worked with Quality Assurance to research warranty claims and determine root cause of failures; developed corrective actions to avoid recurrences. Implemented testing procedures to ensure products comply with Canadian and Chinese import/export policies.

University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2007 Coursework Included Failure Analysis, Applied Metallurgy and Design, Acoustics, AutoCAD, and Solidworks 2D and 3D Drafting. Southeast Community College, Beatrice, NE Studies in Psychology 2000 2002; GPA 3.86; Deans List

Proficient in Solid Works, AutoCAD, Finite Element Analysis Software as well as MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook in the Windows, Mac OS-X, and AS-400 environments