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Kevin Nelson

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer - Main Control Assembly at Ford Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering group, on contract through Kelly Services


Manufacturing Engineer  
American Axle and Manufacturing, September 2016 to Present, Detroit, Michigan United States
Manufacturing Engineer with North America Driveline Manufacturing Engineering. Full-Beam Axle Final Assembly.

Manufacturing Engineer  
Kelly Services, January 2012 to July 2016, Michigan United States
Agency Powertrain Manufacturing Engineer - FWD Transmissions with the Ford Motor Company. Experience includes launch of new equipment, including managing/coordinating installation of equipment and validation of error-proofing systems.

Robotics Advisor  
Peninsula High School, January 2010 to January 2012

Project Analyst  
Tenaris Hickman, July 2008 to February 2010

Process and Product Engineering - Projects Conduct trials to evaluate Manufacturing Process and Propose and Evaluate Improvements Testing of Incoming Raw Material: Assist in development of protocols, and oversee trials Assist in evaluation of products for conformance with respective standards as part of effort to improve design of materials used Worked in development of Procedures, assisted in Risk Assessments, and assist plant areas in implementation of 5S methodology

Engineering Intern  
Rose-Hulman Ventures, October 2007 to May 2008

Designing and developing prototype for a kidney function testing device Create 3D models using SolidWorks Responsible for building custom equipment to conduct prototype experiments Developed design of prototype system assembly Built 1-up parts on-the fly to solve problems in prototyping; based

Teacher/Teacher's Assistant  
Chadwick School, June 2007 to July 2007

Robotics course to fourteen 3rd-6th graders Created and executed lesson plans Fundamentals of Programming and Design Re-learned and then taught Macintosh-based applications Assisted students in two classes with in-class work Taught usage of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and OS X, Camino Mac software

Mechanical Engineering & Fabrication Intern  
IndyRobotics LLC (Now PrecisePath Robotics), May 2006 to August 2006

Built parts and prototypes for robotic systems Tested functionality of products using various instruments Researched commercial availability of components NOTE: Indy Robotics changed name to PrecisePath Robotics.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology  
Bachelor Of Science, to May, 2008


  • GD&T Combo Course
    ASME (46582643)
    September 2011