Clay Michael Butler Engineer

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Clay M. Butler

Mechanical Engineer



I am a multi-disciplined, computer oriented mechanical engineer with expertise in

improving production processes from start to finish. I am passionate about improving

product reliability and have a strong background in ergonomics and manufacturing. My

international experience has taught me to manage multi-faceted, ambiguous situations.

I am eager to work for a globally minded company in which my suggestions to improve

product reliability will be heard and make a difference.


Indiana Institute of Technology

BS, Mechanical Engineering

Minor, Mathematics



Magna International 08/2018-03/2019

Manufacturing Engineer

• Supported launch of a new product line

• Controlled and managed PFMEA documents for CHRYSLER business unit

• Project management from quote to implementation of ASRS robotic shipping system

• Provided manufacturing engineering support across OEM’s; GM, CHRYSLER & FORD

• Developed and improved manufacturing methods on multiple CHRYSLER products

• Performed and provided input for typical manufacturing engineering functions

including process design, layout design, facilitated Kaizen activities, quality support,

ergonomics and safety

General Motors 04/2017-07/2018

Virtual Process Manufacturing Engineer

• Created ergonomic reach studies for manufacturing stations that used

Load Assist (LA) Tools for a manufacturing plant in Mexico

• Handled multiple projects and requirements simultaneously

• Led projects for GM manufacturing facilities around the globe

• Designed inverse-kinematics for robots and load assist tools

• Proven skills and experience in dealing with ambiguous situations

• Conducted dynamic simulation studies and verified manufacturing requirements

for dynamic load-cases

• Evaluated tool design and interfaces between tool and product designs using

simulation analyses

• Identified areas for improvement/optimization of product, process & tooling designs

• Provided simulation analysis for MEs, CMEs and Arch Leads outlining issues/solutions

• Conducted analyses review meetings with arch leads, MEs, design and plant engineers

• Strong knowledge of GA processes and standards for BOF and BFI architectures

Eisenmann of Brazil 04/2014-12/2015

Manufacturing Engineering

• Acted as departmental lead engineer for Siemens Process Simulate

• Studied and recreated existing ergonomic problems using Process Simulate JACK for

continuous improvement in ergonomics at manufacturing stations

• Developed new ergo-friendly welding process and improved ergonomic structure for

operations on a hopper rail-car welding fabrication line for the RANDON

• Specialty in 3D manufacturing and design

• Completed projects in partnership with VOLKSWAGON Trucks of Brazil for their ergonomics

team, involving underbody foam spray in the pre-painting station of the assembly process

• Created new reach studies for machine operators for international brake manufacturer, FRASLE

• Developed and designed new factory layouts for international client, RANDON


Process Simulate and Team-Center (Ergo JACK & Robotics) Designer

Emergency Response Team

Captain for General Motors Vehicle Engineer Center

Document translations Portguese

English – Portuguese at Eisenmann

of Brazil

Fanuc Robot programming

5-S Team Lead Magna

Emergency Response Team

Captain for General Motors

Vehicle Engineer Center

Document translations

Portuguese – English – Portuguese at Eisenmann of Brazil

Certified Siemens Process Simulate (JACK & Robotics) Designer

Vis Mockup

Process Designer

Siemens’ Plant Simulation

Team Center




AutoCAD / FactoryCAD

NX Unigraphics

3D Printing

Microsoft Office Suite