Director of Engineering - Lead Engineer @ Taylor Industries
Engineering Manager @ Pipeline Equipment, Inc.
Manager of Engineering @ Muncie Power Products, Inc.
Associate's degree, Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians @
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
I’m a problem solver. I am out going and gregarious! I have extensive experience working with a broad range of customers to find solutions to their issues. I‘m a leader with experience in improving margins, cultivating customers, and providing solutions. I have been a change agent, project manager, lead auditor, inventor and salesman. And while in
I’m a problem solver. I am out going and gregarious! I have extensive experience working with a broad range of customers to find solutions to their issues. I‘m a leader with experience in improving margins, cultivating customers, and providing solutions. I have been a change agent, project manager, lead auditor, inventor and salesman. And while in those roles we successfully navigated the waters to achieve the desired results for the clients; Bringing new products to market, improve safety, install ISO, market services and goods. During the course of those adventures I can say I hold six (6) patents, with three others pending.
Specialties: Problem solving, Leading teams, Team building, Product Design, ISO & QMS Design, Implementation & ISO Auditing, Patent process & Product Development.
Familiar with 3D software, Structural Design, Weldments, manufacturing, assembly, Gears, Testing, P&ID, API standards and practices & Pigging, ASME B31.4 - Author, Speaker & Inventor.
I am currently the Vice Chair for Tulsa area ASME Mid-Continent section (5 years).
Board member of the OSU Alumni – Tulsa Chapter. I enjoy volunteering, participating in chapter events and I support numerous chapter committees.
Also, I am a member of ASQ, SME and the International Fluid Power Society.
Director of Engineering - Lead Engineer @ Responsible for engineering, drafting and project management roles. Primary responsibility to establish a strategy, update new products and build a team. I managed five water well drilling rig projects. All of them with multiple rig options. I was the leader on three new mast designs, using outside resources. These masts are lighter and stronger than before, resulting in less cost and improved customer satisfaction. They meet API 4F requirements. From 2015 to 2015 (less than a year) Tulsa, Oklahoma AreaEngineering Manager @ Responsible for leading engineering department. Primary responsibility is to establish a strategy, build an engineering team and improve manufacturing and overall profitability. Manage design and drafting department. Results: Project manager. Built large pigging systems using large gate valves, ball valves and large flanged pipe. Deigned skids. Upgraded engineering work stations, software and hardware From 2014 to 2015 (1 year) Tulsa, Oklahoma AreaManager of Engineering @ Manage the Design, New Products, Test Lab and Sustaining Engineering functions. From 2010 to 2014 (4 years) Director of Engineering & Technology - Lead Engineer @ Department head. Lead team to design motors, pumps, intakes for artificial lifts. Developed horizontal pump and thrust chamber and patented intake. Responsible for returned, testing, troubleshoot and repair of products, improving turn around time and profits. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Engineering Manager @ Lead the design and manufacturing engineering teams. Responsible for plant maintenance and EH&S. Manager for tool and die dept. Engineered products like JOBOX, Delta, Champion truck tool box. As well as, other name brands. Received numerous industry award on new products and patents. From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) R&D Manager @ Headed team to design new MotorGuide trolling motor product line. Member of leadership team responsible overall profitability. Manager for mechanical designers, electrical engineers and test lab personnel. Created many patents for new products. Won two fishing industry awards. Implemented ISO systems throughout numerous locations. Responsible for final engine assy testing and quality. From 2000 to 2006 (6 years) Project Engineer @ Project engineer responsible for numerous product lines such as Ford, Navistar, Mercury and NAPA. From 1995 to 2000 (5 years)
BS, MS, Engineering @ Oklahoma State University From 1999 to 2001 Associate's degree, Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians @ Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Mikel Janitz is skilled in: Product Design, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Product Development, Management, Mechanical Engineering, FMEA, Project Management, Pro Engineer, Six Sigma, CAD, ISO, Continuous Improvement, Team Building
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