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Joseph S. Durna

Geared up to continue excellence in CNC Machine operations.

Notable Achievements

  • Single handedly managed the Pilot Team in commissioning operations with 102% efficiency rate and below 1% waste management rate.
  • Holds a company record of Highest Tonnage of Production in CNC Machining that resulted to 200% above standard production protocol.


– CNC Troubleshooting – Material Inspection – Quality Control
– Machine Set-up – Bench Gauging – Downtime Reduction
– Preventive Maintenance – Production Paperwork – Orthographic Designs
– Engineering Plans – Process Verification – Plan Interpretation

Key Qualifications

• Solid experience as a CNC Machinist 
• Exceptionally skilled in axis CNC machining, tooling and fixtures
• In depth knowledge of drawing interpretation
• Hands on experience in calculating and setting up machine controls according to production type
• Able to read and interpret blueprints effectively
• Proven ability to develop and implement ideas that are resourceful, gainful and quality orientated

Training Certifications

1994 - CNC Programming (Mazatrol Control Machine) | MESCO Inc., Phil.

1997 - Numerical Control Programming (FANUC Control Machine) | UPTOWN Machineries, Phil.

2011 - Gypsum Board Production Line (Siemens PLC Control Machine) | KNAUF, Bulgaria

2011 - Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2008) | BSI Management Systems, Dubai UAE

2011 - Machinery Failure, Vibration & Predictive Maintenance | International HSE Council Dubai UAE

Work experience

Sep 20142016

Online Gaming - Social Media and Community Manager

Online Contractor, USA
  • Maintain consistent and positive presence in discussion forums in order to understand the state of the community, and what they need
  • Should be an active face for the community in channels beyond forums (in-game, etc)
  • Report and monitor all measures and indicators of community satisfaction and engagement
  • Recommend community initiatives based on all metrics and feedback
  • Create and manage events designed to directly engage and enrich the community experience
  • Build and maintain relationships with key community influencers.
  • Identify and leverage user-generated content.
  • Engage in high-level discussions with our customers, communicating the development vision when appropriate.
  • Foster growth of external community through aggressive promotion of fan-created websites, resources and tools.
  • Organize and attend player events.

Feb 2010Jul 2013

Line Supervisor (Pilot Team)

Knauf Gips KG, Ras Al Khaima, UAE
  • Responsible for all production activities for assigned production lines.
  • Manage the production line personnel.
  • Production reporting, including product output, run rates, waste, downtime, etc.
  • Provide supervision & liaison with project managers to external contractors on site
  • Manage departmental costs through material usage, waste elimination & labor
  • First line support of production operators & maintenance to eliminate/minimize machine failure
  • Manage time records, attendance reporting & disciplinary reporting of line personnel
  • Plan personnel scheduled Quality checks performed by line personnel
  • Lead weekly crew meetings
Oct 2006Jan 2010

CNC Programmer

Arabian International Company, Ras Al Khaima, UAE
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer\'s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



Business Management

University of the East, Manila Philippines

Major in Marketing