Edward Potts

Edward Potts

Objective

Recent graduate seeking a challenging career as an entry level Wind Turbine Technician where I can bring forth my recent schooling, prior experiences and drive for results to develop and effectively make a positive impact.

Qualifications

·Tightening and Tensioning

·CNC machine maintenance

·Print Reading

·Precision Tools

·Team player

·Computer based scheduling and reporting

·Self motivated

·Drive for results

Education

Education
May 2009 - Apr 2010

Power Technology Technician Diploma

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
  • Wind Turbine Operation and Design
  • Composite Identification and Inspection
  • Hydraulic Fundamentals and Operation
  • Lubrication Systems and Cooling
  • AC/DC Electrical Operation
  • Turbine Engine Operation
  • Turbine Engine Designs and Instrumentation
  • Turbine Engine Maintenance, Overhaul and Troubleshooting
  • Gear Systems Operation and Design
  • Tools and Safety
  • Materials and Processes
  • Welding (TIG & MIG)
  • Precision Measuring Devices
Sep 1987 - Jun 1989

Building Rehabilitation Certificate

Calhoun Area Technology Center

Work History

Work History

CNC Machine Operator

Tru-Turn Corp.
  • Performed maintenance and preventive maintenance on CNC turning equipment
    • Maintained proper levels of liquid and semi-solid lubricants according to manufacturer specifications.
    • Performed scheduled maintenance as assigned by the manufacturer and employer.
    • Conducted most other unexpected repairs as needed.
  • Operated CNC turning equipment for production of automotive rotors per customer specifications 
    • Make numeric offset adjustments to keep product within blueprint specifications and tolerances.
    • Take measurements using precision measuring devices (calipers, micrometers, bore and height gauges) to meet quality specifications.
  • Conducted final inspection on  product before shipment to the customer
    • Verify final finished product meets customer requirements and expectations
      • Take final measurements to assure product is within print tolerances and specifications.
      • Complete final paperwork for shipment
Jul 2004 - Feb 2009

Material Handling Line Coordinator

Benteler Automotive Corporation
  • Assisted Team Leader with equipment maintenance including filling out service documentation and performing any approved adjustments or service
  • Trained employees on proper procedures and equipment operation
  • Completed performance documentation for corrective action and recognition
  • Ensured departments are supplied with requirement material for production
  • Supported team with response issues: secure support from skilled trades, minimize production downtime, and address all safety and quality concerns
  • Supported team with process issues: 5s implementation, TS16949 and ISO14000 compliance, assisted in the disposition of material, perform dock audits to ensure procedures are being followed.
  • Directed team activities to improve performance measures, material flow, FIFO, 5S, and line scoreboards
  • Performed shipping and receiving functions as needed: make bills, load and unload trucks, scan in all incoming material to maintain accurate inventory, correct any inaccurate documentation.
Jul 1999 - Feb 2004

Pilot Plant Technician

Kraft Foods (Post Division)
  • Performed maintenance and preventative maintenance on Pilot Plant equipment
  • Conducted all safety checks and audits for the department.
  • Assisted developers in running Pilot Plant equipment to complete project work within  timelines.
  • Controlled all raw material and finished goods within the building.

Skills

Skills

SAP Business software

AS400

Microsoft PowerPoint

Troubleshooting and Repair

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Certifications

Certifications

OSHA 10 hour Safety

OSHA
Apr 2010 - Present

Competent Climber

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
Jan 2010 - Present

HYTORC® Hydraulic

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
Jul 2009 - Present

5 Ton Overhead Crane

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
Jun 2009 - Present

SlingMax® Lifting and Rigging

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
May 2009 - May 2011

First Aid/CPR

Medic First Aid International