PETER LAVOIE
Engineering Executive
 
SUMMARY
Accomplished leader with over 25 years of broad industrial and international experience in business development, commercializing technology, and establishing major engineering initiatives, both internally and externally.
 
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Highly versed in electromechanical design
  • Managed numerous projects from concept to commercial fruition
  • Developed proprietary hardware and software solutions
  • Proficient in Solidworks, PCB123, Eagle, Visual Basic, Pascal
  • Created applications for PC, iOS, and proprietary controllers
 
Work Experience
TOMRA | Vice President - Engineering
2012 - Present
Executive level manager
Acts as liaison between North American, and Norwegian management and technical groups
 
TOMRA | Director of R&D / Engineering
2007 - 2012
Managed North American R&D / Engineering group
Completed many cross-functional projects on time and on budget
 
TOMRA | Product Development Engineer
2002 - 2007
Designed and developed market driven engineering solutions to adapt machine portfolio to specific customer requirements
 
TOMRA | Senior Technical Services Engineer
2000 - 2002
Provided support services for the complete Tomra portfolio of Reverse Vending Machines in the North American market
 
TOMRA (Mobile Redemptions Inc.) | Project Manager
1998 - 1999
Organized and managed the installation of on-line telecom equipment and supporting services for all RVMs in the New England Market area

 
TOMRA (Mobile Redemptions Inc.) | Service Manager
1993 - 1998
Managed Field Service Technicians

Ensured quality and customer satifaction
 
TOMRA (Mobile Redemptions Inc.) | Field Service Technician
1991 - 1993
Maintained and Serviced a route of Reverse Vending Machines in the North American market
Triaged and repaired electronic circuit boards and  modules, mechanical parts and software configurations
 
Professional Affiliations / Awards
Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
VIP award 2004, President’s Awards 2001 & 2003,
Engineering Fellow 2015
 
Patents:
Lavoie, Peter, 2014, A Receptacle Assembly and a Reverse Vending Machine Comprising Said Receptacle Assembly, Patent Number 9292991, Issued 3/22/2016

Lavoie, Peter, 2014, Receptacle Assembly, Patent Number D756050, Issued 5/10/2016