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Stephen J.

Matuscak 49363 Wildwood Court Shelby Twp, MI 48315
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586-419-3410 (Phone)

Years experience | Over 10 years as an Electrical Design Engineer working in a Manufacturing environment on military vehicles, satellite ground equipment, automobiles, trucks, and construction equipment. Education level | B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Youngstown State University. Current interest level | Wanting a Direct Hire opportunity with a company where I can contribute my years of experience as an Electrical Engineer.

Professional Experience: Livernois Vehicle Development, Fort Wayne, IN, 01/2010-Present Senior Electrical Engineer: Responsible for the design, integration, and release of wiring harnesses for trucks. Also, coordinate the development of a small volume wire harness manufacturing facility to produce small prototype and small volume wiring harnesses. ITT Industries, Monrovia, CA, 9/2009-01/2010 Cognizant Development Engineer: Responsible for the design and integration of wiring harnesses and communication equipment racks for NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab(JPL) Deep Space Network(DSN). Inspected current wiring for Antennas and equipment and recommended replacement of harnesses. Interfaced with JPL engineering concerning wiring harnesses and racks. Worked with drafting to update harness and rack prints. Released wiring harnesses and racks into JPL system. Tri-Co Solutions contracted to Navistar/International Truck, Ft. Wayne, IN, 9/2008-8/2009 Electrical Engineer: Responsible for the design and integration of wiring harnesses, power distribution systems, and power distribution units on the M-ATV and MRAP military programs. Developed fusing and grounding strategy. Also, responsible for the design and release of 12 volt DC and 24 DC battery systems. Also, responsible for design and integration of C4ISR equipment, i.e. FBCB2, Sincgars, AN/VRC-110 radio, AN/VRC104V3 radio, ANVRC/111 radio, and MIK21-75(SATCOM on the move), DAGR , Duke IED Jammer, and Rhino II IED detection into M-ATV vehicle. Also, integrated wiring harnesses and sourced connectors for C4ISR equipment. Supported all builds for M-ATV program. Utilized Navistar’s 8-D process to resolve issues. Performed FMEA analysis on all harness designs. Worked with harness supplier on quality issues. Traveled to supplier plants to resolve harness and connector issues. G-Tech contracted to General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, MI, 6/2008-8/2008 Wire Harness Engineer: Responsible for the design and integration of wiring harnesses on the FCS program. Designed Flex-Bus Power Cables and interfaced with engineers and suppliers on wiring issues. Utilized E-Cards, E-Start, Teamcenter, Intralink, Oracle, and Visio. Case New Holland, Burr Ridge, IL, 7/2007-6/2008 Electrical Engineer: Designed and released wiring harnesses for construction equipment. Coordinated wire harness design and release for skid steers, wheelloaders, and backhoes. Developed fusing and grounding strategy. Performed FMEA analysis on all harness designs and PPAP’d harnesses. Developed root cause and resolution analysis for 8-D’s. Coordinated with SQA on all harness and connector supplier quality issues. Worked with Six Sigma Quality Engineer to resolve all harness and connector quality issues. Responsible for implementing new harness design process utilizing ProEngineer Cabling, Pro-Engineer Diagram, Pro-Engineer Harness-MFG, and Mentor Graphics Vesys. Responsible for developing timing for the design and release process of wiring harnesses. Develop common processes, standards, and specifications across platforms. Oversaw engineers designing wiring harnesses. Supported all plants during build process. Traveled to supplier plants to resolve quality issues. Vantage Mobility International, Phoenix, AZ, 4/2007-6/2007 Senior Electrical Engineer:

Responsible for the development of electrical systems for wheelchair accessible vehicles. TAC Automotive contracted to Daimler-Chrysler, Auburn Hills, MI, 7/2006-4/2007 Wire Harness Engineer: Responsible for the design and integration of wiring harnesses on RT/RM mini-van programs. Interfaced with suppliers and various engineering departments on wiring harness issues. Interfaced with manufacturing on assembly issues. Released harnesses into Chrysler’s Change system. Supported all builds. Resolved all E-CIMs(8-D) issues associated with wiring harnesses. Developed FMEA’s for harnesses on RT/RM minivan programs. Reworked wiring harnesses also. Roush Industries, Allen Park, MI, 5/2005-5/2006 Development Engineer: Responsible for the development of hybrid electric system and electrical wiring harnesses on the FTTS-UV Military program. Also, responsible for AC Power distribution design and integration with Hybrid System. Also, responsible for the design of high voltage wiring harnesses for hybrid electric equipment. Packaged all hybrid electric equipment. Routed and designed high voltage wiring harnesses. Sourced all high voltage and low voltage connectors for Military Vehicle and Hybrid Electric System. MSX International contracted to Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI 8/2004-5/2005 MCR Electrical Engineer: Responsible for the development and implementation of Material Cost Reduction Ideas to the electrical system and wiring harnesses on the Ford Focus. Coordinated all changes with design engineering and manufacturing. Implemented and tracked all changes in WERS. Supported vehicle builds at Ford's Hermosillo Mexico and Wayne assembly plants. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Marysville, OH 7/2003-3/2004 Electrical Engineer: Designed wiring harnesses utilizing CATIA. Performed design checks and interfaced with Honda engineers on design issues. Coordinated with manufacturing on issues. Team leader on the 2004 and 2005 Acura MDX. A.T.S.I Contracted to G.M., Warren, MI 10/2002-5/2003 Design Engineer: Designed prototype wiring harnesses for the advanced vehicle-engineering group at General Motors. Utilized prototype schematics and production wiring harness prints to design wiring harnesses. Designed wiring harness prints on Visio CAD software. Interfaced with wire harness technicians on build issues. Troy Design, Oak Park, MI 5/2002-10/2002 Designer/Engineer: Contracted to American Sunroof Corporation on the Chevy SSR Program. Developed electrical schematics by tracing circuits utilizing wiring harness prints. Designed mechanizations utilizing Mentor Graphics. Peak Technical contracted to A.F.L., Allen Park, MI 9/2000-9/2001 Systems Engineer/Design Engineer: Responsible for the systems engineering on the Ford Windstar program. Performed voltage drop, short circuit, overcurrent, and resistance calculations. Recommended wire type and gauge utilizing calculations and charts. Attended Ford P.M.T. and P.A.T. meetings. Utilized Transcable to draw schematics. Training: Unigraphics modeling course, UG PDM course, UG assemblies course, UG drafting course, UG harness course, Pro-Engineer Modeling course, IVED course, Mentor Graphics course, Transcable course, Catia V4 experience, WERS Training, Ford Motor Company, Visio experience, Orcad experience, Chrysler DFMEA Training, Vesys Training,