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Harry Smith
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A very experienced mechanical engineer with over 7 years invaluable experience of successfully overseeing and completing projects from conception to completion. Having a proven ability to improve efficiency by finding solutions to complex customer problems all to tight work schedules. Currently looking for a suitable mechanical engineering position with a progressive manufacturing company, willing to relocate if necessary.


February 2008 - present
Involved in the examination, development as well as testing of mechanical equipment and tools. Responsible for providing engineering support for workshop activities to ensure that components and equipment is maintained and refurbished correctly. 

  • Making sure all safety precautions are taken.
  • Carried out safety tests and recorded results on mechanical equipment and systems and recommending improvements.
  • Regularly making dimensional orientation and materials checks and comparisons.
  • Responsible for the plant and equipment maintenance and replacement of worn-out parts.
  • Having to scrutinize technical mechanical problems and follow corrective procedures to fix the problem and avoid recurrence.
  • Explaining technical problems to non technical colleagues.
  • Carrying out staff appraisals.
  • Prepared monthly reports for senior managers.
  • Involved in the design of new machines and equipment, whilst at the same time taking account of cost, availability of materials, strength and maintenance requirements.
  • Supervising the smooth operation of the company manufacturing plants.

March 2005 – February 2008
Giving technical maintenance support to on site activities and ensuring that the correct components and procedures are followed to ensure quality control. Provide Mechanical Engineering expertise and technical advice to other members of staff.

  • Preparation of estimates for Mechanical Engineering works.
  • Responsible for coordinating and planning daily maintenance and repair activities.
  • Responsible for recording and maintaining engineering records.
  • Prepare risk schedules to identify and quantify risks and mitigation measures.
  • Maintain good client relationships at all times.
  • Built a data base for mechanical equipment.



  • Able to adapt computer program solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness, organizing records, and compiling reports.
  • Experience of using Computer Aided Design Systems and related software.
  • Have previously worked with multi-national and multi-skilled crews.
  • Experience of designing cost-effective and practical mechanical equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability.
  • Able to adhere to engineering principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of considering time constraints like safety, cost and environmental issues.
  • Ability to evaluate and test theoretical designs.
  • Experience of working with minimal supervision or as part of a small team in analyzing mechanical failures.
  • Knowledge of designing and maintaining new databases.


Fault location

Client liaison

Quality assurance


Staff training

Project management

Strategic planning

Feasibility studies


Root cause analysis

Product improvement

Process validation


Engineer   Blakemore 2004 - 2005
Trainee   Howards worksshop 2003 - 2004


Exeter University   Engineering Degree 2000 - 2003
Southampton College   A levels 1999 - 2000


Available on request.

Driving license: yes
DOB: 1982
Languages: English, French

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