About

About Me

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Reese McCrary works as a respected Controls Engineer in the manufacturing industry. His professional journey is marked by resilience and determination, reflected in his rise from a Maintenance Technician to a coveted role as a Controls Engineer.

Education and Background

McCrary’s roots can be traced back to the bustling city of Birmingham, Alabama, where he was born at St. Vincent’s Hospital. He spent his formative years in the suburb of Hoover, Alabama, attending the well-regarded Hoover High School. Upon receiving his General Education Development (GED) from Jefferson State Community College in 2007, he developed a strong interest in industrial electronics, leading him to pursue an Associate Degree from Wallace State Community College in 2015.

Area of Expertise

In his professional role, he is recognized for his keen expertise in control engineering. He is skilled in programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human-Machine Interface (HMI) programming, and electrical troubleshooting. He has brought these skills to bear throughout his career, helping increase efficiency and improve runs in various manufacturing environments. Furthermore, he has recently bolstered his skill set with a CORE certification from Inductive Automation, making him a certified integrator of their “Ignition” software.

Career History

McCrary has spent his career dedicated to the technical intricacies of the manufacturing industry. Starting as a Maintenance Technician, he demonstrated a sharp understanding of electrical systems, which, combined with his problem-solving acumen, allowed him to climb the professional ladder gradually. Today, as a Controls Engineer, he is instrumental in implementing and fine-tuning various control systems inherent in modern manufacturing environments.

Personal Life and Hobbies

Outside of his career, he is an avid fitness enthusiast. His desire to maintain health and confidence drives him to work out regularly, and he finds great satisfaction in achieving personal fitness goals. A lifelong video gamer, he engages in gaming as a hobby and as a stress relief. Reese’s love for his dog rounds out his list of hobbies, with the playful companionship offering a refreshing balance to his structured and busy professional life.

Whether troubleshooting complex electrical issues, pushing the limits of his strength at the gym, strategizing in immersive gaming scenarios, or enjoying the simple pleasures of playing with his dog, Reese defines dedication in every avenue of his life.

Reese McCrary - Manufacturing Problem Solver

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