Brennan Tymrak


Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of engineering experience across product development, research, and field work
  • Proven record of learning new technical areas rapidly with deep understanding
  • Experience in creating processes where none existed before
  • Ability to work cross functionally to achieve project goals on time with quality

Experience

Product Development Engineer

  • BISSELL Homecare
  • Walker, MI
  • October 2020 - Present
  • Technical lead for new wet cleaning products

Calibration Engineer - Active Thermal Management

  • General Motors
  • Milford, MI
  • January 2017 - September 2020
  • Calibrate control system and diagnostics for a new engine Active Thermal Management system

Graduate Research Fellow

  • Michigan Tech
  • Houghton, MI
  • January 2016 - August 2016
  • Investigated improvements to human-powered water pumps for rural African farmers

Agroforestry Extension Agent

  • United States Peace Corps
  • Senegal, West Africa
  • September 2013 - November 2015
  • Trained and coached farmers in improved agricultural practices

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Michigan Tech
  • Houghton, MI
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Tested mechanical properties of components made from open-source 3D printers

Product Engineering Intern

  • John Deere
  • Dubuque, IA
  • May 2012 - August 2012
  • Created and demonstrated GPS processes for tracked harvesters to customers in the field

Product Development Intern

  • John Deere
  • Waterloo, IA
  • May 2011 - August 2011
  • Supported development activities at product testing facility and designed custom instrumentation

Education

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

  • Michigan Technological University
  • 3.86 GPA
  • August 2016

B.S. Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Electrical Engineering

  • Michigan Technological University
  • 3.96 GPA
  • April 2012

Skills

Programming

  • Python
  • MATLAB
  • HTML and CSS

Software Programs

  • ETAS INCA
  • CRETA
  • Solidworks

Techniques

  • Design Thinking
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Control System Calibration

Languages

  • English - Native Speaker
  • Sereer - Advanced Proficiency
  • French - Intermediate Proficiency