About Me

I am a Mechanical Engineering and Management Student at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Canada. I have recent experience in the steel manufacturing industry through my 16-month internship as an Equipment Reliability Coordinator at ArcelorMittal Dofasco. My industry experience paired with my extracurricular involvement make me an excellent candidate for your company.

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Desired Location

Northern States

Education

  • September 2014/April 2020
    McMaster University
    B.Eng.Mgt, Bachelor of Engineering and Management

Experience

  • May 2018/August 2019
    ArcelorMittal Dofasco
    Equipment Reliability Coordinator

    • Investigated and analysed equipment failures using root cause analysis to determine corrective actions in order to mitigate failures from reoccurring
    • Collaborated with maintenance personnel to design and execute solutions to restore deteriorated equipment back to full operational capability
    • Facilitated the development of an equipment maintenance program for compressed air dryers and implemented the resulting solutions to improve equipment reliability and reduce reactive maintenance work

  • September 2016/August 2017
    McMaster Faculty of Engineering Learning Enrichment Advancement Program
    Assistant Director

    • Utilized strong leadership skills to supervise and manage 25 employees daily to ensure tasks were being completed and goals of the program were met.
    • Collaborated with 5 senior staff members to interview 50 students and hire employees for the summer term.
    • Attended the Actua 2017 Conference to learn from industry speakers and other program directors across Canada to learn and implement best practices.
    • Resolved conflicts and overcame challenges with students and staff to maintain a positive learning environment for everyone involved.

  • May 2016/August 2016
    McMaster Faculty of Engineering Learning Enrichment Advancement Program
    Engineering 101 Instructor

    • Created and adapted lessons & engaging engineering based projects for high school students entering grades 9-11, based on the Ontario Government’s School Curriculum.
    • Strengthened verbal communication skills when teaching and facilitating groups of 15-30 students in engineering and science activities with the goal to foster a passion for STEM in youth.
    • Problem solved with students to ensure those involved were having an educational and enjoyable experience.

Desired Location

Northern States I am willing to relocate!
McMaster University

McMaster University

The Mechanical Engineering program at McMaster University provides students with a diverse education involving the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

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