Thomas A Ferreira, Jr. 811 Butterﬁeld Dr. Algonquin, IL 60102 ------------ ------------
Summary Working as a Senior Design Engineer for the past twenty years has honed my skills with CAD/CAM as well as communication with customers and fellow employees. My strong leadership skills and experience has enabled me to help in the development of a new department, Heat Seal. I have an adept skill level with nearly all types of metal working machinery. I currently participate in regular progress meetings ensuring date sensitive projects are being completed timely. I am frequently called upon to help diagnose customer problems with and new and existing product packaging designs. Self-conﬁdence in my abilities has enabled me to be the “go to” guy and help in the training and mentoring of my fellow employees.
Work History Senior Design Engineer Rohrer Corporation, Huntley, IL July 1998 – January 2019
My main responsibility is the design and fabrication of heat seal ﬁxtures. I have also been charged with custom retroﬁts of special ﬁxtures to existing machinery. I review and ensure all job order documentation is complete as well as material procurement and inventory. I consistently look for new techniques to reduce costs in materials and procedures while maintaining the best heat seal ﬁxtures on the market. I frequently represent my company at trade shows to prospect for new vendors, outsource options and investigate new opportunities or methods of assembly.
CNC Machine Instructor Advanced Machinery Sales Inc, Elgin, IL January 1995– July 1998
As an instructor I trained upwards of twenty adults how to operate and maintain Fadal and Hyundai CNC machine equipment twice a month. It was my duty to generate curriculum and syllabus to provide exceptional training to maximize the ﬁve day training period. When class was not in session, I traveled where ever I was asked within Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana sales area to provide onsite training.
United States Navy San Francisco, CA December 1984 – December 1988 Honorable Discharged Veteran 1988
Education San Diego Community College San Diego, CA September 1989 – June 1994 Certiﬁcate of Completion of Apprenticeship in the occupation of General Machinist
Computers Microsoft Products, MasterCam, SolidWorks, Adobe, Fanuc and Fadal G-Code, Mazatrol Convers