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SUMMARY

John J. Gregel P.E.
18222 Snyder Rd
Bainbridge, Ohio 44023
(440) 543 7700

I am a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in the State of Ohio and have extensive experience in Mechanical Design and Product Development.  I have several patents in the United States and around the world for new products I have invented. I am highly creative and enjoy Engineering challenges.

EDUCATION

Degree:  Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E) from the University of Akron
Professional Engineer, State of Ohio since 2005
Honors: Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.  Inducted 1996

WORK EXPERIENCE

2004               JJG Engineering Services

Started JJG Engineering Services
F.E.A., Mechanical Design, New Product Development, Steel Structures

1999-2004      Product Engineer ERICO Products Inc., Solon, Ohio

New product development, R&D
Two U.S. patents and four others pending.
ANSYS F.E.A.: Structural Nonlinearities, multi body contact analysis                                   Transient heat transfer with nonlinear properties
Fatigue study of martensite in rail steels
3D solid modeling with Mechanical Desktop
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orensic analysis of component failure
Manufacturing and sales support

1985-1998     Shop Manager/Welder-Fabricator Spirit Fabricating Ltd.

Creative problem solving and design of prototype machines.
Designing, drafting, quoting and managing of all types of design and fabrication projects.
Welder: TIG, MIG, Stick and Gas welding of steel, stainless steel, aluminum alloy, titanium alloy, cast iron, nickel alloy, copper and inconel.  Plastics: PVC and polypropylene.
Machinist:  Small Lathes (up to 36” dia X 9’) Horizontal and vertical mills (up to 10hp)
Precision layouts and fabrication of sheet metal guards and cabinets
Design and fabrication of selective plating fixtures for the plating industry
Large and small precision mould design and fabrication

1983-1994     Industrial Electrician Apprentice J&L Electric

Worked full and part time doing industrial wiring and installation of control systems
Residential wiring of new and pre-existing homes
Overhead crane repair and maintenance (Up to 60 ton capacity)

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