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John Merj | Elance
 
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John Merj

Micro-Entrepreneur and Engineering Generalist
   United States
  |   Burlington, MA

Overview

• An entrepreneurial-minded professional and engineering generalist, with broad knowledge and interests, driven to contribute toward developing a progressive and sustainable future.

• Offers an earned reputation of integrity and accountability with boundless vigor, intellectual wanderlust and interpersonal mentoring skills within multicultural team environments.

• Proven project management skills, with formidable conceptual, research and analytical capabilities and knack of eliciting ideas from teams and developing innovative solutions to...

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Skills (6)

Tested
Manufacturing Design
Mechanical Engineering
Kaizen
Operations Management
Project Management
SolidWorks

Employment

Summit & Safari Lodge
Co-owner, Manager
2011 - Present
Planning, construction and eventual operation of a 50-unit guest lodge, in Arusha, Tanzania, to host adventure travelers to Tanzanian National Parks.
Kom & Jerri Holdings
Co-Owner, Manager
2011 - Present
Development and operation of 140-hectare of sustainable agriculture; rubber tree (latex), peppercorn vines, cashew trees and coffee trees, in Rattanakiri Province, Cambodia. Enterprise supports...
Park Avenue Citgo
Part-time Comptroller
1986 - Present
Part-time comptroller for the family owned auto repair and service station, located in Massachusetts, responsible for all tax obligations, bookkeeping, EPA and town compliance issues, concerning...
Lytron
Senior Product Development Engineer
2008 - 2012
Design, development and manufacturing project management of aggressive, concurrent prototype product development efforts, for innovative, brazed aluminum, stainless steel and copper cold plate and...
Self
Part-time Consultant
2006 - 2009
Consultant – Renewable Energy Patent Research, Roadway Power Systems, Acton, MA 2009 • Research, documentation and intellectual property protection – through multiple patent applications – for...
Bakshy Export
Co-owner, Operator
2006 - 2008
Export of repairable automobiles – assigned salvage value by insurance companies – to the Kyrgyz Republic to undergo in-country repair and resale. Identified vehicles for the Kyrgyz market,...
Nutfield Technologies
Product Development Engineer
2001 - 2004
Managed the contributions of a multidisciplinary team (mechanical, optical, electrical), bringing a compact, CO2 laser marker system into production, during Nutfield’s venture funded start-up...
Boston Retail Products
Manufacturing Engineering/Facilities Manager
1997 - 2001
• Daily direction and developmental training of (7) multi-national contributors, in an 80-person metal fabrication shop, supporting facilities and manufacturing capital equipment; ran and taught...

Education

Suffolk University
MS - Finance
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Brandeis University
MBA - Sustainable International Development
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Kettering University (General Motors Institute)
BSME - Automotive Engineering
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