Basic Info

Cherif Morgan

14 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Lead Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager at Walt Disney World

Experience Details

Lead Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Engineering - Oil & Gas/Energy

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Developing life-cycle and troubleshooting engineering solutions for mechanical ride & show systems
• Developing and implementing immediate solutions based on collected data
• Designing mechanical systems utilizing fatigue analysis and failure theory techniques focusing on fasteners, welded structures and assemblies
• Documenting engineering design models and drawings in SolidWorks and AutoCAD
• Utilizing design standards including AWS, ASTM, SAE and ASME and working with international drafting and engineering standards such as DIN, ISO and JIS
• Performing engineering analysis using classical methods and Solidworks simulation and FEA software
• Verifying design/installation compliance with applicable codes and standards
• Supervising fabrication and installation efforts and performing acceptance test planning (ATP)
• Developing engineering design documentation including engineering drawings, calculations, system requirements, hazards analysis, performance specifications, test plans and maintenance procedures
• Directing engineering services to perform the scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) associated with each ride/attraction in a timely manner in order to avoid or shorten any down time
• Investigating and troubleshooting down times and finding safe and reliable engineering solutions in a timely fashion to minimize the attraction’s down time and have it ready for guests
• Leading junior engineers, interns, designers and draftsmen, and supervising their work to make sure they follow the company’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), guidelines and engineering codes and standards


Company Details

Walt Disney World (multinational)

Orlando, United States

More than 1000 employees

Entertainment

N/A

Jan 2015 to present (1 year 11 months)
Sr. Gas Turbine Design Engineer/Project Manager at Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA)

Experience Details

Sr. Gas Turbine Design Engineer/Project Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Manufacturing/Production, Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Designing compressor and turbine parts such as vanes (airfoils), blades, shrouds, seal boxes (housings), seals, retaining pins, diaphragms and ring segments for OEM and non-OEM engine types, following the design from concept to completion
• Design efforts include the 3 diaphragm assembly types, pork chop weld, tenon weld and welded banded type diaphragms
• Producing engineering drawings for manufacturing of parts & assemblies using ANSI Y14.5 standards for Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) using Pro/E, and producing corresponding Bill of Materials (BoM)
• Performing tolerance stack-up analysis to ensure proper form, fit and function of parts and assemblies
• Supervising the work and leading a team of 2 engineers, 2 interns and 2 draftsmen
• Creating ECR (Engineering Change Request) to change the state of a released drawing if an engineering change is needed
• Creating ATP (Acceptance Test Plan) for newly manufactured and modified parts
• Repairing parts, including weld repair, by coordinating with the field service team their needs and demands and modifying parts and releasing new drawings and prints accordingly to match the repair criteria
• Utilizing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) techniques, to simplify the design and the overall process, hence saving time and cost and increasing product performance, quality, efficiency and reliability
• Following up with machine shops on part machining & fabrication status & answering part-related questions, keeping track of project’s budget and schedule
• Holding design reviews at adequate times throughout the project life-cycle in order to make sure the design is on the right track, within budget and schedule
• Have over 22,000 hours of professional Pro/E experience (4,000+ with Creo Elements 1.0, 13,500+ with Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, 4,500+ with Pro/E Wildfire 2.0)


Company Details

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA) (multinational)

Orlando, United States

N/A

Engineering Services, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

http://www.mpshq.com/

Jul 2012 to Oct 2014 (2 years 3 months)
Sr. Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager at Flir Land Systems (Formerly ICx Technologies)

Experience Details

Sr. Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Operations/Management, Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Designed Infra Red (IR) surveillance cameras including development of mechanical components & mechanisms such as gimbals, lens housings, camera enclosures & camera system mounting platforms using Pro/E wildfire 3.0
• Developed electronics packaging, optics packaging & opto-mechanical designs
• Produced engineering drawings for manufacturing of parts & assemblies using ANSI Y14.5 standards for geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T), and produced corresponding Bill of Materials (BoM)
• Performed tolerance stack-up analysis to ensure proper fit and function of parts and assemblies
• Designed for manufacturing, designed for assembly (DFM & DFA), balanced cost & performance requirements and maintained project’s budget & schedule
• Built plastic (ABS Plus) prototypes using ICx's 3-D FDM printer before sending drawings to machine shops in order to check on fit, form & function of parts
• Followed up with machine shops on part machining & fabrication status & answered part-related questions
• Inspected parts upon arrival from machine shops against any machining defects, non-conformance or dimensional discrepancies using standard methods for fit, form & function
• Built & assembled complete cameras once all parts were received in house in order to check on overall design validity
• Held Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs) and Critical Design Review (CDRs)
• Created ECN (Engineering Change Notice) forms if a released design changed
• Successfully completed a Leadership Development Program (LDP) in order to enhance my skills becoming a better leader. The LDP focused on being mentored by a more experienced manager & be a mentor to a less experienced engineer
• Supervised a junior mechanical engineer and a drafter to ensure their designs and mechanical drawings met project requirements, were in accordance with ANSI Y14.5 & MIL-STD-810G specs, were feasible to manufacture and were within project’s budget
• Managed a project that improved an existing camera platform. The heavily modified gimbal was used as the platform for 80% of our product line
• Managed all project aspects from finances, cost and budget, RFQ, ordering parts to building and testing a fully functional camera, ensuring project’s tasks were accomplished on time and within budget constraints
• Project focused on making the camera a water sealed, air tight and Nitrogen-purged system
• Excelled in successfully completing projects through their different phases from concept to production


Company Details

Flir Land Systems (Formerly ICx Technologies) (multinational)

Orlando, United States

More then 1000 employees

Security and Surveillance

http://www.flir.com/

Feb 2008 to Jun 2012 (4 years 4 months)
Mechanical Engineer II at L-3 Communications

Experience Details

Mechanical Engineer II

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Engineering - Oil & Gas/Energy

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Designed & modeled parts & large assemblies using Pro/E as a 3-D CAD tool following design standards such as ASME Y14.100M, ASME Y14.5M-1994, MIL-STD-100G & MIL-STD-810G
• Performed Finite Element Modeling and Analysis (FEM/FEA) on simple and large structures using NASTRAN and PATRAN
• Produced engineering drawings for manufacturing of parts & large assemblies following standard methods of geometric dimensioning & tolerancing ( GD&T) in accordance with ASME specs
• Created NOR (Notice of Revision) & ECR (Engineering Change Request) forms whenever a design change arose after being initially released


Company Details

L-3 Communications (multinational)

Orlando, United States

More then 1000 employees

Aerospace and Defense

http://www.l-3com.com/

Aug 2005 to Dec 2007 (2 years 4 months)
Engineering Technician I at Siemens Energy (Formerly Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation)

Experience Details

Engineering Technician I

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Engineering - Oil & Gas/Energy

Entry Level

• Produced Illustrated Parts Catalogs showing graphics of renewal parts for customer manuals
• Created & maintained database of part descriptions using engineering drawings & engineer notes
• Interpreted engineering drawings & engineer notes & judged which parts to include in the catalogs
• Incorporated changes to existing online Illustrated Parts Catalogs
• Created new & edited existing AutoCAD 2-D & 3-D drawings


Company Details

Siemens Energy (Formerly Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation) (multinational)

Orlando, United States

More then 1000 employees

Energy and Utilities, Oil and Gas

http://www.energy.siemens.com

Mar 2005 to Jul 2005 (4 months)

Education

MBA in Master of Business Administration

Education Details

MBA

Master of Business Administration

University of Central Florida, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

- Business Management. - Marketing. - Corporate Finance. - Macro and Micro Economics. - Cost and Managerial Accounting. - Organizational Behavior and Developoment. - Economic Analysis of the firm.

N/A

University of Central Florida
2008 - 2010
MSME in Mechanical Engineering

Education Details

MSME

Mechanical Engineering

University of Central Florida, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

- CAD/CAM Design - Pro/E - Finite Elements Analysis - Modeling Methods - Continuum Mechanics - Conduction and Convection Heat Transfer - Turbo-machinery - Advanced Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

N/A

University of Central Florida
2004 - 2008
BSME in Mechanical Engineering

Education Details

BSME

Mechanical Engineering

University of Central Florida, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

- Statics - Dynamics - Thermodynamic I & II - Fluid Mechanics I & II - Heat Transfer - Kinematics - Engineering Management - Vibration Analysis - Machine Design

N/A

University of Central Florida
1997 - 2002
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Jesuites

Egypt

1997

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Jesuites
1997

Certifications

TOEFL
Jan 2000

Certificate details

TOEFL

Jan 2000

N/A

N/A

N/A

AMIDEAST

N/A

FE
Apr 2004

Certificate details

FE

Apr 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

Florida Board of Professional Engineers

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

GMAT
Jan 2003

Certificate details

GMAT

Jan 2003

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

GRE
Jan 2004

Certificate details

GRE

Jan 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Aerospace And DefenseAnalyticalArabicEnergy And UtilitiesEngineering ServicesEngineering Technician IEnglishEntertainmentFEFlir Land Systems (Formerly ICx Technologies)FrenchGMATGREHard WorkerL-3 CommunicationsLead Mechanical Engineer/Project ManagerLeaderMBAManagementManufacturingMaster Of Business AdministrationMechanical DesignMechanical Engineer IIMechanical EngineeringMitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA)Oil And GasOperationsOrganizerPro/EProblem SolverProductionProgram ManagementProjectSecurity And SurveillanceSiemens Energy (Formerly Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation)Sr. Gas Turbine Design Engineer/Project ManagerSr. Mechanical Engineer/Project ManagerTOEFLWalt Disney World

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Pro/E

Pro/E

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Mechanical Design

Mechanical Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Hard worker, Organizer, Problem Solver

Online Presence

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