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Jerry  E. Ritchie, P.E. 

9827 Waterside Circle
 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
 
(317) 872-022
 
jeritchie@riteng.com

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

CAREER SUMMARY

WORK EXPERIENCE:

RITCHIE ENGINEERING, INC.- Automation Control and Management - 11/93 - Present

President / Owner

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sales

ITW RANSBURG / ABB FLEXIBLE AUTOMATION - Automotive Finishing Systems - 5/86 - 11/93

Project Manager

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responsibilities include directing professional engineering consultants for out-sourced product development projects.

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project responsibility for large automotive-level automatic painting systems - man-power direction and supervision, subcontractor/vender negotiations/interface, schedule/budget responsibility.

Product Development Engineer

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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 digital).

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responsibilities included all phases of product implementation: design engineering, manufacturing engineering, documentation, service, etc.

Process Control Engineer

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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.

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traveled extensively to supervise (and update) projects both during installation and operation in the field.

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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

Systems Operator

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supervised operation of academic computing center

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programmed various system projects.

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worked with Digital PDP-11/70,11/40 and VAX-11/780 family computers running RSTS and VMS operating systems.

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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

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tailored system configuration of office computers

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designed and implemented time-savings system procedures

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programmed a construction field office data management system

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reconfigured software to operate on office PC's.

Miscellaneous Employment:

Applied Computing Devices, Terre Haute, IN 5/84 - 8/84
United Consulting Engineers, Indianapolis, IN 2/78 - 8/82

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

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B.S., Engineering- Major: Electrical Engineering, Minor: Economics , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre-Haute, IN. 1986

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Registered Professional Engineer - State of Indiana

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Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)