Jerry E. Ritchie, P.E.
9827 Waterside Circle
Indianapolis, IN 46278
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
RITCHIE ENGINEERING, INC.-
Automation Control and Management - 11/93 - Present
President / Owner
ITW RANSBURG / ABB FLEXIBLE AUTOMATION - Automotive Finishing Systems -
5/86 - 11/93
responsibilities include directing professional engineering
consultants for out-sourced product development projects.
project responsibility for large automotive-level automatic painting
systems - man-power direction and supervision, subcontractor/vender
negotiations/interface, schedule/budget responsibility.
Product Development Engineer
worked as part of a small engineering staff supporting/designing a
wide variety of products including high voltage power supplies, closed-loop flow
controllers, closed-loop turbine speed controllers, pneumatic control hardware (analog and
responsibilities included all phases of product implementation:
design engineering, manufacturing engineering, documentation, service, etc.
Process Control Engineer
was responsible for design and implementation of various software
projects including PC based hardware device drivers, real-time communications drivers,
man-machine interfaces, and PLC interface drivers. Specific operating systems include
extensive DOS experience, OS/2 and VRTX.
traveled extensively to supervise (and update) projects both during
installation and operation in the field.
worked with a large variety of automation and control hardware and
software in the manufacturing environment including PLCs, industrial PCs, process
parameter controllers, etc.
ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF
TECHNOLOGY WATERS COMPUTING CENTER, 3/83 - 3/86
supervised operation of academic computing center
programmed various system projects.
worked with Digital PDP-11/70,11/40 and VAX-11/780 family computers
running RSTS and VMS operating systems.
dealt with a variety of students and professors both as team members
and as an instructor.
INDIANAPOLIS DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, 5/85-8/85 (Full), 9/85-6/87 (Part)
Internal Computer Consultant
tailored system configuration of office computers
designed and implemented time-savings system procedures
programmed a construction field office data management system
reconfigured software to operate on office PC's.
Applied Computing Devices, Terre Haute, IN 5/84 - 8/84
United Consulting Engineers, Indianapolis, IN 2/78 - 8/82
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS