Park Engineering

 John Park, 32 the Loaning, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Strathclyde, Scotland, U.K. ML1 3HE

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Curriculum   Vitae

Name:                        John  Park

Address:                     32  The  Loaning ,  Motherwell ,  North  Lanarkshire .  ML13HE

‘E’  mail:          

Home  Tel.  No.:          01698-263756   

Mobile  Tel.  No.          0781-8618547                                                      

Date  of  Birth:            ??-??-??            Health:                   excellent , non-smoker

 Marital  Status:           Married            Nationality               British


                                       1958/62                        Kersewell College Carnwath

                                       1968/69                        Motherwell  Technical  College

                                       1969/70                        Coatbridge  Technical  College

                                       1971/74                        Bell  College

                                       1996/98                        Motherwell  Technical  College


Motherwell  Technical  College            Mathematics               ‘O’  Level

                                                       Technical  Drawing        ‘O’  Level

                                                       Mechanics                    ‘O’  Level

                                                       Spanish                        Modules  1 , 2 , 3.

 Coatbridge  Technical  College     Production  Eng.             O.N.C

Bell  College                               Structures , machines

                                                &  Materials.                   H.N.C. (with  distinction)

                                                 Electrical                       O.N.C.

Five day Tekla 3D structural steelwork modeling course. Three day Tekla specialising on connection macros, custom components and the language used in making connection macros. 

Work  Experience

1962/68                        Clyde  Alloy , Craignuek , Works , Motherwell.  (Steel  Manufacturer)

Duties:                        Machine  Operator  in  Steel  Rolling  Mill.


1968/69                        Government  Training  Centre

Duties:                        Trainee  Draughtsman


1969/72                        Taskers  Trailers  Ltd. , Cumbernauld.  (Trailer  Manufacturer)

1969                        Detail  Draughtsman

1972                        Design  Draughtsman

Duties:                     Design  and  Detail  Work  on  all  Varieties  of  Trailers


1972/73                        Siporex  Ltd. ,  Newarthill , Motherwell. (Lightweight  Concrete)        

Duties:                        Design  Work  on  Reinforced  Concrete.


1973/90                        Taskers  Trailers  Ltd. , Cumbernauld.  (Trailer  Manufacturer)

1973                        Design  Engineer

1990                        Chief  Design  Engineer

Duties:                     In  Charge  of  all  Company’s  Engineering  and  Sales  Office  Activities


1990/96                        Fruehauf  Ltd. , Whitburn . (Trailer  Service  Centre)

Duties:                        Regional  Service  Manager  in  Charge  of  Branch  Service  Facility.


1996/98                        Fruehauf  Ltd. , Whitburn . (Trailer  Service  Centre)

Duties:                        Service  Sales  Executive  in  Charge  of  Branch  Sales  Function.

 Nov.98/Jun.99                        Rynex  Uddingston  (Engineers)  Steelwork, Stairs, Walkways, Ladders,

Duties:                        Temporary  Cad.  Draughtsman / Engineer     pipework, Handrailing  & Conveyors

 Jun.99/ now                        Self Employed   Draughting & Engineering Work using autocad and Tekla 3d mainly structural steelwork and stairs.

Technical  Experience

Overseeing  the  design , detail  and  actual  manufacture  of  all  varieties  of  road  trailers  and  associated  products.   Fabrication  of  main  beams , frames  and  sub-assemblies  along  with  the  fitting  out  of  steel , air , fluid and  rubber  suspended  trailers.   Air  and  electrical  layouts  for  trailers.             Designing  and  manufacturing  jigs  for  sub-assembly  and  trailer  production.   Ensuring  technical  records  are  kept  on  all  company’s  activities.  I  am  thoroughly  conversant  with  all  aspects  of  construction  and  use  requirements , plating  and  testing , British  standards , I.S.O.  standards , codes  of  practice , SMMT  standards, E.E.C.  requirements , and  design  practices  within  the  trailer  industry.  Dealing  with  Swansae  on  D.O.T.  standards  lists.   Compiled  computer  programs  to  do  E.E.C.  brake  calculations  and  evaluate  stress  and  deflection  levels  on  chassis  frames.   Set  up  quality  assurance  system  for  Ministry  of  defence.   Making  decisions  for  buying  on  material  selection.   Implementing  systems  to  comply  with  I.S.O.  9000.


Sales  Experience

Handling  all  sales  office  duties  which  include  quotations , order  acknowledgements , and  technical  queries.   In  charge  of  sales  facility  covering  service , repair  and  conversion  work  on  commercial  vehicles. 

Managerial  Experience

 In  charge  of  service  facility  with  over  20  employees.   Organising  work  loads  and  preparing  schedules.   Compiling  computer  spreadsheet  systems  for  monthly  production  schedules.   Industrial  relations.   Handling  warranty  claims.   Travelling  to  site  and  organising  sub-contractors  when  necessary.  Attending  meetings  at  other  group  factories.  Visiting  suppliers  to  ensure  delivery  requirements  and  quality  standards  are  maintained.

 General  Experience

While  obviously  I  have  an  excellent  knowledge  of  the  haulage  industry , I  also  have  a  good , general  all  round  appreciation  of  mechanical  and  electrical  engineering.   In  my  younger  years  I  spent  much  of  my  spare  time  doing  contract  draughting  work  on  house  plans , structural  steelwork  and  general  mechanical  engineering.   I  have  a  good  working  knowledge  of  the  latest  auto-cad. I I  am  very  much  a  hands  on  person  and  there  is  nothing  I  enjoy  better  than  being  in  the  shop  floor  and  physically  helping  out  with  some  operation. I  hope  this  gives  a  clear  picture  of  my  talents  and  abilities  however  I  would  say  my  three  greatest  assets  are  total  dedication , enthusiasm  and  determination.


 Masters  swimming , keep  fit , gardening  and  using  the  computer.                                


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