Mike Christenson

Objective

A corporate position that offers an opportunity to apply my machine tools skills on new or existing products.

Summary

My experience includes 12 years in the machine tool industry with 5 years as a CNC technician and 7 years in field services.I have worked with machine tool hydraulics, pneumatics, and electronics as well electrical and mechanical systems.My particular expertise includes Mori Seiki, Hitichi Seiki, SNK, Cincinnati, Nexturn, Mazak, Nakamura, Makino, Youji, Matsuura, Okuma, Hyundai, Kira, Kia, Kiwa, Kitamura, Natgata, Mitsubishi, Fancu Robo Drill, and Haas product lines.I am extremely knowledgeable in computer programs for office requirements such as Word, Excel. Outlook, Lotus Notes as well as specialized programs such as, Fanuc Ladder, Mitsubishi Ladder, Gibs Cam, and other machine tool diagnostic software. I am extremely knowledgeable with Fancu controls and PLC’s, Mitsubishi controls and PLC’s, Yaskawa controls, Hass control, Siemens control, Toshiba PLC’s, and Fadal controls.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Jan 2009

Field Service Engineer

Productivity Incorporation

Responsible for all aspects of troubleshooting, diagnosing, engineering, designing, installing, training, and repair of CNC machine tools.

Designed and implemented maintenance and technical training programs for various machine tool builders.

Installation, troubleshooting and repairing Matsuura Vertical Machining Centers, Makino Horizontal Machining Centers, SNK machining and turning centers, Youji turning centers, Nakamaura Lathe turning centers, as well as several other machine tool builders. 

Jan 2007 - May 2008

Field Service Engineer

Responsible for all aspects of troubleshooting, installing, training, and repair of Mazak CNC machine tools.

Installation, troubleshooting and repairing Mazak Vertical Machining Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers and Lathe turning centers. 

Sep 2003 - Dec 2006

Field Service Engineer

Responsible for all aspects of troubleshooting, installing, training, and repair of CNC machine tools and bar feeders.

Machines include Mori Seiki, Nissin, Nexturn, Hitachi Seiki, Kira, Brother, Cincinnati, LNS, SNK, and others.

Fluent with Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Yasnak, Secios, Okuma, Hass, and Fadal controls.

Designed and implemented Preventive maintenance and training programs.

Designed and implemented maintenance and technical training programs for various machine tool builders.

2000 - 2003

CNC Machinist

Riteway Machine

Set up and operate CNC vertical and horizontal milling centers.  Excell, Fadal, Kitamura, and Matsurra.

Part Programming using Master Cam.

Inspection of parts and maintaining equipment.

2000 - Jul 1997

CNC Machinist

Set up and operate CNC vertical and horizontal milling centers.  Toyoda, Fadal, Mori Seiki, and Mazak.

Part Programming using Gibbs.

Assembly of part components.

Inspection of parts and maintaining equipment.

Sep 1995 - Jun 1997

Machinist Apprentice

Set Up and operate a variety of manual machine including sandblaster, hydraulic presses, NC grinders, NC saws, NC milling center, and NC lathes. 

Education

Education
Jan 2009 - Present

Electronics Technician

Penn Foster

Skills

Skills

Hydraulic troubleshooting, repair, and design

Troubleshoot, repair, and design hydraulic systems on CNC machine tools.