Michael Thiel

Michael Thiel

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Medical Device Operations

W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.

 Currently I am involved in the creation of standard operating procedures for complex manufacturing equipment, the creation of master process sheets that document pertinent equipment usage information, the write up of process improvement change orders, and value stream maps that are designed to eliminate waste and add value to production processes.

I am a certified trainer for new associates or season associates moving into new commitments.

Communication a diverse network of associates that include front line manufacturing, engineers, quality assurance personnel, and customers

Photograph company events                                                                              

Operate complex manufacturing equipment related to polytetrafluoroethylene expansion.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2009

Science Reporter

Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Daily Sun, science beat reporter, September 2008 – December 2009: Covered achievements within the science community, weather and climate issues, and profile pieces of prominent scientific figures in the Flagstaff area.  The Arizona Daily Sun is a newspaper located in Flagstaff, Arizona with a circulation of 12,000 newspapers each day Monday through Saturday and up to 15,000 on Sunday.

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Education

Education
Aug 2006 - Dec 2009

Mass Communication

Northern Arizona University

Skills

Skills

Digital Camera and Video Equipment

Well versed in the operation of digital media recording equipment, camera and video, for the pursuit of capturing that special moment.

Adobe Photoshop

Process and edit photographs from Canon or Nikon Raw files to JPEG and DNG formats.

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2011 - Present

Technical Writing Certification

W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.
The Technical Writing Certification has been able to provide the training necessary to achieve more effective communication of technical material through training manuals, standard operating procedures, master process sheets, and other relevant documents.