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David Fioritto

6566 Squirrel Ridge


Washington, MI 48067
(586) 677-5854 - Home df1052144@westpost.net
(586) 337-0396 - Mobile
Objective
To play a leadership role where product engineering experience, expertise in pro
blem resolution, and interpersonal skills can be applied to impact market positi
on, cost effectiveness, and customer contentment.
Qualifications Summary
* Attentive to detail, decisions driven by data, enthusiastic engineering profes
sional offering over twenty years diversified experience, including plant facili
ties management, production supervision, component design, systems design, and v
ehicle launch.
* Well organized, logical thinking decision maker and problem solver able to ide
ntify root cause and evaluate alternative solutions and initiate implementation
to achieve time and cost goals, Green Belt certified.
* Self starter with effective communication and listening skills; a team player
driven by anti political behavior with the ability to promote a cooperative team
spirit.
* Focused and flexible, with a strong work ethic, motivated to excel while remai
ning responsible to the commitment of task accomplishment.

Career Highlights
SELF EMPLOYMENT 2008-Present
Patent Generation
Pursuing personal patents: Created CAD models, SLA prototypes. Evaluating oppor
tunities to introduce the new products to market.
TESLA MOTORS 2008
Engineering Consultant
Developed the Manufacturing facilities for the Sedan, the first four door fully
electric vehicle, which is slated for release in 2010. Focused on the logistics
associated with the Paint, Body assembly, and Final assembly centers. Identifi
ed the required material flow from the supplier to the vehicle. Defined the pro
duction equipment for each station of the vehicle build. Summarized the logisti
c definition which was ultimately presented to the Department of Energy in Calif
ornia in the pursuit of the financing associated with the new production facilit
y.
CHRYSLER CORPORATION 2005-2008
Release Engineer
Responsible for the design and validation of the DS (new Ram Pickup) fuel system
. Supported the program from the pilot phase thru vehicle launch at SLNAP and W
TAP facilities. Worked with assembly plants, providing training to address the
intricacies of the new fuel system.
* Maintained Bill of Material (BOM)
* Created product designs with special attention to vehicle packaging.
* Provided robust prototypes.
* Conducted all testing to validate designs
* Launched new products and worked with assembly plants for efficient operations
* Awarded Green belt certification in April 2008 for reactive problem solving.
* Participated in the Fuel tech club which dealt with corporate communications a
nd validation data review
SELF EMPLOYMENT 1998-2005
Licensed Custom Home Builder
Received building certification in 1998 in the Macomb Michigan area. Product li
ne included custom homes, each unique in design and appearance. Promoted team b
uilding which included the interaction of the skilled building trades, city insp
ectors, and suppliers. Maintained project schedules and tracked associated budg
et information.
* Responsible for all design concepts which included being the communication lin
k between the client and the architect.
* Achieved Master Carpenter status providing unique woodworking designs to each
project.
* Provided intricate stone mason services including natural stones, tile, mosaic
s, and cast limestone.
* Company growth achieved thru satisfied client networking.
GENERAL MOTORS 1981-1998
Mechanical Engineer
Perfected corporate organizational and communication skills during diversified a
ssignment opportunities. The duration spanned from a Cooperative position to th
at of a seasoned Automotive Engineer. Worked on the installation of production
equipment, industrial engineering, assembly supervision, component design, and s
ystem design applications.
* Fuel system design and release for Cadillac on the E, K, and V platforms. Lau
nched the first non-metallic fuel system within General Motors
* Fuel module component design for Cadillac with the AC Rochester division
* Production supervisor in the G-car assembly, 42 employees, responsible for the
assembly of radiator support system.
* Statistical Process Control coordinator responsible for plant wide application
s.
* Worked in Plant Engineering, coordinated the installation and startup of manuf
acturing equipment
* Exposed to all facets of the foundry division which produced V6 and L4 grey ir
on block and head castings.
Education
LAWRENCE TECHNILOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Southfield, MI
Catia V5 Certification, in progress
LAWRENCE TECHNILOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Southfield, MI
Masters of Business Administration, in progress
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT, Detroit, MI
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, 1984
DE LA SALLE COLLEGE PREPATORY, Detroit, MI
President Senior Class
National Honor Society
DAR's Citizen Award
Captain Varsity Football and Baseball, 1979