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Patrick Olson is currently living in Forest Lake, Minnesota, working as a Business Development in "Motion Maker Engineering" and is interested in Aerospace & Defense, Engineering, Industrial Equipment, Manufacturing, Marketing.
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Business Development


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Forest Lake, Minnesota

Categories of Interest

Aerospace & Defense, Engineering, Industrial Equipment, Manufacturing, Marketing

My Interests

Boating, Fishing, Remodeling, Hiking, Biking and Alternative Energy

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Patrick Olson has joined on Jun 05, 2013

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Patrick Olson
414 8th Street SW, Forest Lake, MN 55025 | LinkedIn | C: 612.270.2841|

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies: Business Development
Consultative sales professional with unique blend of technology savvy and business acumen
Effective in developing relationships with customers to determine their “REAL” requirements
Efficient cross-functional expert to drive performance in People, Quality, Process and Cost.
Experienced Six Sigma Green Belt utilizing DMADV and DMAIC methodologies to change the manufacturing of machinery - producing higher quality at lower cost.


Motion Maker Engineering, Forest Lake, MN 2013 to Present
Business Development, April 2013 – Present
Representing original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract service companies.
Offer automation consulting and project management services, B2B Sales, Marketing, Project Management, Consulting, and Process Development
“Keeping Ideas in Motion and finding the right solution for your needs.”

Flexible Robotic Environment (F.R.E), Rapid City SD 2013 to Present
Business Development, April 2013 – Present
Motion Maker is the first OEM for Flexible Robotic Environment (FRE), a “First in Modular Robotic Systems”. FRE’s owner founder designed and built a robotic solution around an application, including control of the working envelope. The solution features “ModusCAM” a unique capability which uses SolidWorks to do path planning for 6-axis robotic systems. It relies on Inverse Kinematics Algorithms for precise control in a 3D space and a custom MMI containing process parameter control. Other technologies include Drilling, Cold Spray, Laser Deposition, Cladding, Ultrasound Inspection, Scanning, Surface modification, 3D printing, Additive Manufacturing, Jewelry, Robotics.
Assisted this client in completely re-branding and positioning company, competitive differentiation

LasX Industries, Inc. White Bear Lake, MN 2007 to 2012
Equipment Sales Manager, March 2007 – December 2012
Major Responsibilities: System conception, B2B Sales, Process Development, Project Management for customer R&D Development / Proof of Principle / Design of Experiments; Direct sales of machinery and contract service programs B2B ** Travel and Trade Shows as required in market. ** Technical Engineering support ** Marketing campaigns, Quotation, Specifications and manual writing ** Company newsletters and web page advancements assistance. **
Areas of expertise: Industrial Laser systems, Robotics / Work Cells, Work Stations, Web handling, fixed optics and Scanner based solutions, UV, IR and CO2 laser systems
Closed first three year, million dollars per year service contract project -- at a gross margin of 45% -- with an electronics company (Panduit), creating jobs and ability to purchase new capital equipment. Assisted in successful integration of CRM solution (
Assisted with the company’s growth to achieve Inc. Magazine Top 5000 –Fastest Growing Companies (2006-2009)
Integral to the efforts which led to achieving the recognition of Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Fast 50 (2007-2009)

Straub Design Company, St. Louis Park, MN 1998 to 2007
Operations & Engineering Manager, 1999 – 2007
Areas of expertise: Mechanical, Electrical, Assembly and Service; System Conception; Custom and Standard Equipment; Project Management; Web Handling, Tape Applicators, Heat Bonders, Pad applicators; Robotics;, Heat Bonding, Lamination and Custom Equipment

Major Responsibilities:
** Complete Cycle for standard and custom equipment (Conception to Integration) ** Direct Management: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Assembly. ** Responsibility for profit and loss on all machinery projects ** Re-constructed procedures and processes in company for better flow of programs. ** MS Sever Administration Manager

Achievements: Increased profits 6 years in a row
Transitioned Engineering department from 2D cad to 3D cad
New server system installed
Assisted with unique deal with one of largest clients (3M) to acquire capital equipment divesting

Project Manager, 1998 – 1999
Major Responsibilities: Capital Equipment Design/Build Project Management; Employee Management
Areas of expertise: Web Handling, Tape Applicators, Heat Bonders, Pad applicators, Robotics, Lamination
** Complete Cycle for standard and custom equipment. (Conception to Installation) ** Mechanical Design and build ** Trouble shoot, debugging and installation of machinery systems**

Mechanical Designer, Project Engineer, Project Manager (Multiple companies) 1991 to 1998

Mechanical Designer and Project Engineer (Contract Positions), 1997 to 1998
**American National Can - Design and retrofit multiple printing web line components.
**Digital Biometrics - Designed Biometric device for Japanese market
**Despatch Industry – Design and drafting of Industrial Ovens

Project Manager; Paragon Machinery, Brooklyn Center, MN - 1995 to 1997
** Complete Cycle for custom feeding equipment. (Conception to Installation) ** Mechanical Design and build **Product Feeding/Product Conveying/Custom Equipment

Mechanical Designer, Minnesota Automation, Crosby, MN, - 1991 to 1993
** Packaging equipment design and drafting** Cartoner/Case Packers/Sleevers/Vacuum Pick&Place

Areas of Expertise Include:
New Business Development, Manufacturing, Project Management, Sales Process, Process Engineering, Laser, Automation, B2B Sales, Lean Manufacturing, Robotics, Machine Design, Solidworks, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, Product Development, Microsoft Office, Design for Manufacturing, Negotiation,Management, Machine Tools, Operations, Management, Linear Motion, Pricing, Business Strategy

Personal Interests:
Remodeling, Wind Energy, Camping, Fishing and Biking

Community Organizations:
Forest Lake Park Board, Chairman, 2008 – 2012
Forest Lake Area Athletic Association Advisory (FLAAA) Board, Co-Chair, 2010 – 2012

Ongoing Professional Development
Mechanical Design & Drafting, Northwestern Technical Institute - 1989 to 1991
Mechanical Engineering, St. Cloud State University – 1993 to 1994
Green Belt, Six Sigma: Six Sigma. US: Spring 2005
Dale Carnegie, Kaizen Principles, Machinery Risk Assessment, Project Management, Time Management & Supervision Certificates
SolidWorks, DraftSight, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Server Administration, MINITAB

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Patrick Olson
Name: Patrick Olson
Location: Forest Lake,Minnesota,United States
Job Title: Business Development
Company: Motion Maker Engineering

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