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MIkel Janitz

OEM Engineering

I was the Chair for the ASME Mid-Continent Chapter in Tulsa 2016 - 2018. I have been an ASME member for eight years and on the Tulsa board four years. I am also an active member in the OSU Alumni Tulsa chapter and President of Fluid Power Society - Tulsa. Currently, I am an OEM application...
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Engineering OEM Manager  
Bezares USA, January 2016 to Present, Tulsa, Oklahoma United States
(Mobile Power)

Manager of Engineering  
Muncie Power Products, Inc., September 2010 to July 2014

Manage Design, Test Lab and Sustaining Engineering functions.

Product Design Engineering  
Submersible Pumps, Inc, January 2008 to October 2010

Engineering Manager  
Danaher, January 2006 to January 2008

R&D Manager  
Mercury Marine, January 2000 to January 2006

Sr. Project Engineer  
Dana Corporation, January 1995 to January 2000


OSU Tulsa  
Master Of Science, Engineering Management, Jul, 1999 to Aug, 2001

Oklahoma State University  
Bachelor of Engineering, Engineering Design, Aug, 1984 to May, 1988

NEO A&M Jr. College  
AS, Design, Jan, 1982 to Jan, 1984

Booker T. Washington  
Jan, 1980 to Jan, 1982


Trolling Motor Propeller with Elastomeric Hub  (US 2009/0129930 A1)    
Inventors: Mikel Janitz.  Issued May 21, 2009  in us

Watercraft docking system and propulsion assembly  (# 7,150,662)    
Inventors: Mikel Janitz.  Issued   in us

Container with locking system  (7,823,741)    
Inventors: Mikel Janitz.  Issued   in us

HPS Intake / Pump Shaft Support      
Inventors: Mikel Janitz.  Issued   in us

1. Designed large intake for 675 HPS unit 2. Created multi-pump shaft support design

Power Take Off      
Inventors: Mikel Janitz.  Issued June 12, 2014  in us

Applied for three novel patents related to PTOs and mobile power applications.


PTO series of four articles, Oct 2012 - Jan 2013     
Published by (WasteAdvantage Magazine)
Authors: Mikel Janitz.  Published October 14, 2012

A series designed to help end users, owners and operators to plan the selection, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of refuse vehicles equipped with power take-offs.

Reducing Gear Rattle     
Published by (Gear Solutions Magazine)
Authors: Mikel Janitz.  Published June 07, 2011

The professionals at Muncie Power Products help you to address—and eliminate—gear noise/rattle one step at a time.

Best Practices for Wiring a PTO     
Published by (Trailer Bodybuilders)
Authors: Mikel Janitz, Mike Essin.  Published March 01, 2014

If the power take-off (PTO) is the heart of a mobile hydraulic system then the electrical wiring is the central nervous system...