Thomas M. Bachmann
301 Cornelia St
N Mankato, MN 56003-3611
Tom Bachmann


To work in a leadership position directing the development of electronic products. The ideal position for me would be one that takes advantage of my diverse technical, sales/marketing, product management, project management, and leadership skills.


Proficient in the following programming languages:

Proficient with the following embedded technologies and applications:

Proficient in the following desktop applications:

Some experience with:


Master of Arts in Physics with Electronic Instrumentation Emphasis. MSU-Mankato (formerly Mankato State University), Mankato, MN. Final GPA was 4.00 on scale of 4.00.

Bachelor of Science, May, 1986, with majors in Physics and Mathematics. Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa. Final GPA was 3.97 on scale of 4.00.


Senior Developer. Blue Earth Research, Cokato, MN

Develop electronic products, primarily microcontroller-based embedded controls. Manage projects, from working with customers to develop a specification to coordinating production with manufacturing staff. Design digital and analog electronic circuitry, and supervise outsourced engineering. Develop embedded systems software, either alone or together with outside developers. Write component specifications, part lists, and assembly procedures. Create production test software and test fixtures. Provide technical support and assistance to technical staff and end-users for a wide range of products. (2001 - present)

Technical Services Manager. Blue Earth Research, Mankato, MN

Manage the marketing and technical support of mature products. Provide technical support and training to sales staff, dealers, and distributors. Assist with the supervision of service technician and other technical staff members. Update and maintain Web Site, including product information and pricing. These responsibilities were in addition to continued engineering and programming duties for in-house and OEM customer projects. (1997 - 2001)

Applications Engineer. Blue Earth Research, Mankato, MN

Work with microcontroller based electronic control systems. Responsible for complete product life cycle, including specification, design, electronic engineering, programming, documentation, manufacturing, testing, marketing, sales, and technical support. I completed many in-house and OEM customer engineering projects using mainly existing hardware designs and software written in C, BASIC, and 8051 assembly language. (1989 - 1997)

Marketing Specialist. Condux International, Inc., Mankato, MN

Responsibilities included product profitability evaluation, product forecasting, technical sales and support, computer system training and support. (1988 - 1989)

Graduate Assistant. MSU-Mankato (formerly Mankato State University) Mankato, MN

Responsible for instruction and evaluation of various Physics, Electronics and Electrical Engineering labs. (1986 - 1988)

Consultant. R.A.M. Engineering, Inc., Hamburg, MN

Responsible for development of microprocessor based computer systems, with an emphasis on hardware design, layout, construction, and testing. (1984, 1985)


Active in local church, including Song Leader, Religious Education teacher, and Financial Stewardship committee.

Board of Directors, Vice President and PR Committee Chair, Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota.

Member, Mankato West High School Athletic Booster Club.

Member, Twin Rivers Arts Alliance advisory panel.

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