A Degreed “Master Machinist” with over 15 years of exceptional technical and mechanical service in the manufacturing industry. I Deliver a cornerstone of “know –how” in the areas of machine tool technology, quality assurance, staff leadership.A Solid performer who increases product quality and quantity while reducing the “cost of business.”At ease in fast-paced, operations requiring strict attention to detail, organization and meticulous follow-through.Extreme mechanical aptitude combined with “fix-it-now” solutions to complex technical issues.Certifications:SAE AS 9100 Rev B Internal Auditor; MCOSMOS CMM and Six Sigma Green Belt Training, Notary Public (1995), Producers Licenses (2004).
A career in management where my 15 years of industrial/machine tool technology and quality assurance can exceed my employers' expectations.
Apr 2007 - Present
2nd Shift Quality Team Leader/Quality Tech. Level-lll
Husqvarna Outdoor Products
¨Trained and developed staff associates.
¨Maintained communications and developed rapport with the senior and mid-level managers.
¨Re-enforce corporate standards and regulations, inventory control and staff motivation strategies for up to10 staff associates.
¨Locate defective merchandise and quarantine accordingly.
¨Trouble-shoot quality issues on a nightly basis.
Programmer Duties: Analyzed quality performance of manufactured parts.Performed PPAP evaluations for supervisors & engineers.
Oct 2005 - Apr 2008
Auditor/Quality Inspector Level II
Still - Walter Mfg. Company
Auditor: I Achieve quality assurance objectives ahead of schedule for critical projects.Drove performance initiatives that met or exceeded 100% company capability.Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the approved suppliers list via extensive telephonic and in-person contact.Maintain a database that consists of more than 150 suppliers.Routinely travel to regional suppliers for on-site audits to meet with quality assurance managers and validate companies quality program.
Corporate Audits/Inspections Performed:DuBose, National Energy Services, (NES),Hialeah Metal Spinning, Certified Measurement Inc. (CMI), Palmetto Plating and Commercial Heat Treat.
¨Performed five on-site audits resulting in over $50K in revenue for Still Water.
Quality Inspector Level II:
¨Audit and inspect more than 1,000 incoming and outgoing manufactured parts.
¨Met AS9100, ISO 9001:2000 compliance for first articles/first piece inspections.
Aug 1994 - Jun 2004
Federal Mogul Corporation
Master Machinist:Used “solid” practical application of engineering, science, technology, raw materials, and production processes, quality control, and costs, and maximized the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.Studied sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information and determined methods of operations needed to fabricate products, determine product dimensions and tolerances.Trained up to 12 personnel in the Die Grinding Department and mentored new employees.Delivered preventive maintenance protocols on Grinding Department equipment. Worked with senior staff/lead operators and selected the highest priority work orders and prioritized delivery based on corporate customer demands.
Areas of effectiveness:CNC set-up/program; design/fabrication of form tools; die assembly/ repair; chrome plating; heat treat metals such as:A2, D2, 4140, M2, 10V and various types of stainless steel.
¨1997 - Federal Mogul’s “Men of Steel Hat” most improved machinist.
¨Wrote shorthand programs on Okuma Lathes Using the Interactive Graphic Function, (IGF).
¨Created over 10custom tool products via design modification or re-engineering solutions.
¨Key player in the preventive maintenance of up to four grinding machines.