Mark Eaton
748 North 500 West | American Fork | Utah | 84003
Phone:801-380-7935 Fax:801-406-7600
 

   OBJECTIVE

Seeking opportunities where I can use my Engineering skills, design talent, and business management acumen to develop solutions that will be innovative in the market place, industry sales leaders, and profit generators for my Customers.

 
   EMPLOYMENT
  PRESIDENT & OWNER 2009-Current
  3D Parts To Go, American Fork, Utah
 
 

Operate a rapid prototyping service bureau using fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing for various clients such as Lowry Industries. Reducing client's time to market for new products by half, as well as reducing delevopment costs by as much as two-thirds.

 
  PRESIDENT & OWNER 2004-Current
  The CMC Doctor LLC, American Fork, Utah
 
 

Engineered, designed, and manufactured computerized mat cutters (CMCs) for the Art Industry.Provide technical support and onsite service for owners of new, used, and discontinued CMCs as well as provide custom programs for CMC owners nation-wide. Designed a new cutting bit and router system upgrade for the MatWRITER CNC router, allowing the customer to cut features 30% smaller and with more detail.

 
  PRESIDENT & OWNER 2003-Current
  Mark Eaton LLC, American Fork, Utah
 
 

Engineered, designed and developed business software and operating procedures for a client with a manufacturing office in California and sales office in Oregon. Designed and developed business web sites (i.e. Heritage Picture Frames).

Engineered, designed and developed a custom lift mechanism for pulpits used by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. This lift uses a unique safety switch to prevent damage to the lift by mis-use as well as eliminating annual maintence programs, reducing operating costs and improving functionality.

 
  DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS 2001-2003
  Advanced Air Products Company &  AAP Automation, Salt Lake City, Utah

Expanded the company’s market from pneumatics and hydraulics to also include a full line of automation products. Engineered and manufactured various customer driven projects using pneumatic, mechanical, and electronic components. Projects included components for DNA analysis equipment and components for a Critscan medical device. Responsible for phone systems (including installation of voice over IP), cells phones, all computers (desktops, laptops, and servers), security, remote access, and web development. Reduced IT expenses by $15,000 annually while improving equipment, services, and communications. Managed operations personnel in Denver, CO and Salt Lake City, UT offices.

 
  PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER 1996-2001
  Kaibab Artistic (Eclipse), Draper, Utah

Engineered, designed and developed ALL aspects of two complete product lines of computerized mat cutting machines (CMC) using pneumatics, mechanical actuators, electronic sensors, motion controllers, stepper and servo motors. One product line, called the MatWRITER, was a 3-axis CNC router. The other product line, called the Eclipse, was a 2-1/2 axis CNC knife blade. Created and set-up national distributor network. Worked trade shows. Installed equipment, serviced equipment, and trained customers worldwide. Managed all sub-contractor and supplier relations including price negotiation and buying. Managed a crew of technical support and assembly personnel, a Mechanical Engineer, and a Software Engineer. (Now owned by Wizard International.)

 
  PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER 1994-1996
  Alpine Automation, Orem, Utah

Engineered, designed and developed ALL aspects of a product line of hydro-dynamic magazine bar feeders used in high production and low volume machine shops, using pneumatics, hydraulics, electronic sensors, and PLCs. Managed assembly personnel, intern Engineers, and supply channel.

 
  SOFTWARE APPLICATION ENGINEER 1991-1992
  Ahlstrom-Pyropower, San Diego, California
(Now owned by Foster-Wheeler)
 
  SOFTWARE APPLICATION ENGINEER 1989-1991
  Sauer-Sundstrand, Ames, Iowa
(Formerly Sundstrand Hydro-Transmission, now Sauer-Danfoss)
 
  SENIOR DRAFTSMAN 1984-1986
  Sundstrand, Hydro-Transmission Division, Ames, Iowa
 
  EDUCATION
MASTER'S TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, MTM 1992-1994
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
MTM is a Masters in Business for Engineering Graduates
Graduate Minor in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

BACHELOR'S DESIGN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, DET 1986-1989
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
DET is a mechanical engineering program with an emphasis in software development.

ASSOCIATE'S OF APPLIED SCIENCE DRAFTING & DESIGN TECHNOLOGY 1981-1983
Iowa Valley Community College, Marshalltown, Iowa
  SKILLS
CAD - AutoCAD 2D and 3D wireframe, Solid Works 3D solid models and assemblies.
Galil Motion Controller programming.
MS Office (Advanced user in Excel), Word Perfect Office, Open Office.
Various software languages Visual Basic, Pascal, Fortran, some C.
HTML/XHTML, CSS, Java Script, and PHP.
Networking, Firewalls, Voice-Over-IP, Web Cams.
Mechanically inclined. Driven to succeed!