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Multi-faceted Manufacturing Technologist owning progressive experience as a machinist/toolmaker, trainer, inventory manager, and leader, possess a successful record of accomplishment.
Summary of Qualifications
Experience in inventory management, production scheduling, CNC programming/setup, supervision, technical training, and technical writing with a hands-on focus for results, improving output, inventory accuracy/integrity, and improving customer service as well as reducing scrap, and streamlining processes, while working independently in a manufacturing environment.
Strengths include proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite (including VBA), machining concepts, attention to detail, team/goal oriented, and excellent communication skills. Leadership skills include hiring, termination, training, scheduling, timekeeping, and promotion.
Streamlined inventory and production tracking by developing an updatable real-time spreadsheet solution (VBA) resulting in considerable time saving as well as improving production scheduling, outsource ordering and fewer backorders. Aggressively design spreadsheet/database solutions for data analysis/reporting, forecasting, and integrate the results into a scheduling function using EOQ/SS for more efficient inventory control.
Establishment of a satellite campus for the Northeast Kansas Technical College to fulfill a skill shortage of trained machinists. Designed and organized complete curriculum, acquired machine tools and equipment, recruitment and instruction in concepts of machining and manufacturing.
••••• ••••• - Production Supervisor IMTEC, Ardmore, OK
••••• Present - Manufacturing Technologist 3M IMTEC, Ardmore, OK
Proficient programming/setup of Citizen and Tsugami lathes and HAAS VF••••• mill utilizing proprietary software for the specific machine tools.
Trained and led six - eight direct reports in Swiss-turn environment in machine operations and sub-operations.
Disciplined administration of inventory data and transactions using Access, Excel, and MAS••••• organized for a medical device manufacturer. Production scheduling with attention to setup reduction and customer demands for ten CNC machines and the utilization of EOQ/SS.
Developed and manage Access databases & spreadsheets (w/VBA) for inventory/process tracking and non-conforming material tracking.
Contributed to team effort creating VSM applications to improve processes and eliminate waste.
••••• ••••• Northeast Kansas Technical College, Atchison, KS
Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Competent instruction in the concepts of industrial safety, precision measuring, blueprint reading, math, quality assurance, machine tool theory, practical machining skills, and CNC machining.
••••• - ••••• Harlan Corporation, Kansas City, KS
Manufacturing Analyst / Raw Material Manager
Supervised/managed machine shop operations, quality assurance, custom projects, BOM/routing & costing using MAPICS on AS••••• system.
••••• 3M IMTEC
Lean Six Sigma and Green Belt Training
••••• ••••• Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
Technical Education courses:
TED ••••• Techniques of Teaching Vocational Technical Education
TED ••••• New Teacher Workshop
TED ••••• Principles of Vocational Education
TED ••••• Identification/Instruction of Students with Special Needs
TED ••••• Trade and Job Analysis
TED ••••• Coordinating Techniques in Cooperative Education
Sperry New Holland, Grand Island, NE
Apprenticeship / Certification:
Two-year, on-the-job, toolmaker apprenticeship.