Sr. Controls Engineer
May 2014 to Present
May 2012 to Present
Systems Engineer Staff
September 2012 to February 2014
Sr. Automation Engineer
May 2011 to February 2012
Sr. Principal Engineer, Automation
October 2007 to June 2011
Young Electric Sign Company
May 2007 to September 2007
September 2006 to March 2007
June 2004 to September 2006
Torrex Equipment Corp.
February 2000 to June 2004
Ultratech Stepper, Inc.
September 1997 to February 2000
• Designing and Managing various equipment control systems (PLC, C#, VB) and data communications (OPC, proprietary). • Coordinating multidisciplinary groups & international vendors to design/install turnkey solar panel factories in China. • Designing and Managing various equipment control systems (PLC, C#, VB) and data communications (OPC, proprietary). • Coordinating multidisciplinary groups & international vendors to design/install turnkey solar panel factories in China.
What company does Kelly Wheeler work for?
Kelly Wheeler works for MiaSole
What is Kelly Wheeler's role at MiaSole?
Kelly Wheeler is Sr. Controls Engineer
What industry does Kelly Wheeler work in?
Kelly Wheeler works in the Semiconductors industry.
Innovative engineer with 18+ years of success in Managing, Designing, and Developing automation and control systems. Proficient in engineering robust embedded, realtime, distributed, networked, human and machine integrated systems. Actively expanding skills and knowledge in Control Systems, Image Processing, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, HMI, Haptic and Graphics interfaces. Specialties: Control systems, Automation, Systems Integration, Robotics, Data mining, Artificial intelligence, Making things work together. All stages of Software and Electrical Project Management and Design from embedded controllers to large server/client controllers (NT,XP,Server 2003,Solaris,Linux). Wonderware, C/C++/C#, VB .Net, Python, Ruby, MFC, GUI, Matlab, Mathematica, ClearCase, Visual SourceSafe, Multithreading, TCP, UDP, DDE, Event driven, OOP, Real-Time OS, learning new languages, troubleshooting, vendor / client relations.Sr. Controls Engineer @ • Designing and Managing various equipment control systems (PLC, C#, VB) and data communications (OPC, proprietary). • Coordinating multidisciplinary groups & international vendors to design/install turnkey solar panel factories in China. From May 2014 to Present (1 year 8 months) Sr. Engineer @ Providing excellent, custom, software and systems engineering expertise to multiple companies. From May 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) Systems Engineer Staff @ • Managed various successful projects for next gen ALD semiconductor equipment and retrofits (UV, RF). • Designed, procured, installed, programmed, documented, troubleshooted, presented devices for semi-equipment. From September 2012 to February 2014 (1 year 6 months) Sr. Automation Engineer @ • Engineering and Developing Automation and Control Systems (SECS / GEM, Drivers, HMI) for wet processing equipment used in Semiconductor, Medical, and general manufacturing with customers and vendors. • Automated development, coding, and configuration processes. Developed communication and hardware drivers. From May 2011 to February 2012 (10 months) Sr. Principal Engineer, Automation @ • Proposed, designed, managed, developed, and integrated many soft/hardware projects consisting of multidisciplinary staff, management, contractor and vendor to deliver results, reduce error and down-time, collect data, and UX. • Integrated fab equipment data collection to central databases. SECS/GEM, C#, VB, custom, SQL, web. • Developed SCADA and DPR systems to reduce MTTR saving time and millions of dollars. From October 2007 to June 2011 (3 years 9 months) Software Developer @ • Developed human/computer interaction GUI and control software in C#/.Net/TCP/IP/HTML POST/SQL. • Designed SQL database backend for tracking sign calibrations, initiated SCM (Subversion) for calibration software. From May 2007 to September 2007 (5 months) Software Engineer @ • Developed custom peer to peer interface in C# w/XML and video over CORBA/IIOP.NET for tele-robotic system. From September 2006 to March 2007 (7 months) Software Engineer @ • “Outstanding Achievement Team Award” Q1 and Q2 of ’06 for developing a 2nd Gen semiconductor tool. • Developed a unique, hybrid pressure control system that is essential to the operation of Savannah. • Gathered customer (Taiwan / S. Korea) requirements, Vendor integration for FlexStar tools at customers’ requests. From June 2004 to September 2006 (2 years 4 months) Software Engineer @ • Developed GUI, automation and real-time control software for FlexStar, a new semiconductor mfg CVD/PVD/ALD. • Managed integration and debugged vendor software for Front-End robotics (SECS/GEM, SEMI). • Managed small projects consisting of inter-disciplinary teams to deliver on time (or early) and within budget. • Delivered installation and support to customers in Taiwan and S. Korea. Established formal documentation such as test, release, analysis, resolution, design request, release notes, and troubleshooting guides. • Designed robust system with 99% uptime, RAID DPR, saved co. $500,000+ with custom system logging system. From February 2000 to June 2004 (4 years 5 months) Electrical Engineer @ • Special recognition for design and development of a Model Based Thermal Control System using an embedded, real-time, multitasking controller. Increased avg production rate by optimizing VxWorks embedded robotics code. • Developed intranet for project/skill dissemination and resource tracking, admin Sun 100s of users. From September 1997 to February 2000 (2 years 6 months) Kelly Wheeler is skilled in: Robotics, Automation, ClearCase, Multithreading, MFC, Matlab, OOP, Integration, GUI, Solaris, Troubleshooting, VSS, Testing, Linux, CVD, Semiconductors, Embedded Systems
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
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