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Brian Breuhan

Mfg Mechanical Engineer

Brian recently started a new position at Chrysler Group LLC as a Facility Engineer at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant the beginning of July 2014. In addition, Brian has recently graduated Summa *** Laude and Salutatorian of the Engineering Technology Program from Wayne State University with a...
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Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer - Facility Engineering  
Chrysler Group LLC, July 2014 to Present, Warren, Michigan United States
• Project management of facility and production related engineering projects • Coordinating and scheduling work with contractors and maintenance • Managing CAD data, Working and collaborating in a large production facility with various departments (tooling, quality, manufacturing, environmental, finance, construction, etc.) Chrysler Training: • PentaSAP – Indirect Requisitioning • Performance and Leadership Management (PLM) Goal Planning • Tool Stores Ordering • Kaizen Basics • Early Product Management (EPM) • Early Equipment Management (EEM) • Safety Management Audit Training (SMAT) • Maintenance Prevention Information (MPI) • Lock Out/Energy Control (Safety) • Hazard Identification (Safety) • Fall Protection (Safety) • Low Frequency/High Risk Maintenance (Safety) • Personal Protective Equipment (Safety) • Safe Operation of Powered Industrial Vehicles • Safe Operation of Aerial Devices

Research Project  
Wayne State University, September 2011 to December 2011, Detroit, Michigan United States
• Team project for Instrumentation course • Applied application of a Piezoresistive Load Cell for Passenger Airbag Deployment • Successfully worked in a team of three colleagues • Was elected team leader and successfully manufactured and tested the load cell • Co-wrote the final report describing the results using peer reviewed research

Mechanical Engineer - Project Engineer  
FEC Automation Systems, May 2009 to June 2014, Shelby, Michigan United States
• Designed automated, semi-automated and manual manufacturing assembly production equipment. • Servo Press Stations for dowel pin press, bushing press, radial bearing press, needle bearing press, oil seal press and pinion press applications • Single to multiple electric nutrunner assembly stations with nutrunner pitching and quick change sockets • Electric hand held nutrunner applications with torque tube and mistake proofing socket trays • Travel to customer locations international (Japan and Canada) and within the USA • Mechanical support for machine installation at customer facilities • Continued work with ISO auditors and procedures for engineering group • Translating Solidworks and AutoCAD data for venders and customers • Release mechanical components to purchasing • Work with venders and manufacturing to trouble shoot mechanical issues • Assist mechanical assembly during build process and final machine run-off

Mechanical CAD Detailer  
FEC Automation Systems, May 2005 to May 2009, Macomb, Michigan United States
(Machine Design)
• Detailed large working assemblies • Designed pallet layouts and part touching details • Assisted with machine installations at Honda and Nissan Assembly Plants in Ohio and Tennessee • Designed a variety of company standard components currently used in production assembly machines • Drafted company standard machine maintenance instruction document • ISO training with paperwork, procedures and audits • Worked with engineering ISO auditor with 8+ years of following procedures and assuring all engineering paperwork and standards are up-to-date and compliant

Engineering Assistant  
FEC Automation Systems, May 2001 to May 2004, Macomb, Michigan United States
(Machine Design)
• Detailed small assemblies and tooling • Balloon and stock list assembly drawings • Maintained company standard CAD files • Updated AutoCAD files to reflect shop and build changes • Assisted with companywide implementation of Epicor parts database • Assisted with mechanical machine building • Assisted on machine installations at two Honda Assembly Plants in Ohio

Co-Op Student  
FEC Automation Systems, May 1999 to May 2001, Madison Heights, Michigan United States
(Machine Design)
• Assembled maintenance manuals • Prepared consumable parts lists under direction of engineers • Prepared lubrication drawings under direction of engineers • Make updates to CAD standard drawings using AutoCAD • Improved the layout and way the information is presented within the standard company manuals shipped to end users

Parts Specialist  
Sears, Roebuck and Co., July 1998 to August 1999, Sterling Heights, Michigan United States
(Service and Maintenance)
• Pull and Prepare Service Call Parts for Repair Technicians • Contact Customers Regarding Issues Related to Service Calls • Backup for Point of Sales


Central Michigan University  
Master Of Science, Engineering Management, Jan, 2014 to Present
Was accepted in the graduate studies program and will begin taking course work January 2015

Wayne State University  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Jan, 2009 to Dec, 2013
Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society - Past President of Michigan Beta Chapter, Engineering Technology Student Organization Treasurer, Golden Key International Honor Society Member, Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Macomb Community College  
Associates of Applied Science, Vehicle Design and Technical Drafting, Sep, 1999 to Jan, 2004
Graduated Magna Cum Laude


  • Solidworks Advanced Assembly Modeling
    DASI Solutions 
    November 2011
  • Solidworks Essentials Training
    DASI Solutions 
    November 2005
  • Vehicle Design - Technical Drafting
    Macomb Community College 
    May 2004
  • Vehicle Design - Basic Unigraphics
    Macomb Community College 
    March 2004
  • Solidworks Drawings
    DASI Solutions 
    December 2013


2013 Engineering Technology Service Award
Appreciation for the Dedication & Commitment to the Engineering Technology Student Organization

2012 Highest Scholastic Average Award in Engineering Technology
Highest GPA in Engineering Technology Program

Howard M. Hess Highest Average Scholarship
2013 - Highest GPA in Engineering Technology Program

Howard M. Hess Highest Average Scholarship
2012 - Highest GPA in Engineering Technology Program

Ridenour Annual Engineering Scholarship
Annual Scholarship for Engineering Students with Outstanding Averages

Professional Order of Engineering Technology
2014 - A one-time induction for graduating students or graduates of engineering technology programs. In addition, a person with outstanding achievements in the field or one who has rendered valuable service to the profession may also be bestowed with this honor. All prospective members must be nominated and approved by the full-time faculty of the engineering technology program. Inductees must attend the initiation ceremony to become a member of the POET.