Customer-oriented focused on increasing production, minimizing equipment downtime and costs and maximizing overall efficiency.
Excellent machine operator with 13 years experience operating state-of-the-art welding machines and 5 years operating state-of-the-art Fanuc robots & Okuma CNC milling lathes as well as other types of machinery with regularly scheduled preventative maintenance.
Enthusiastic milling machine operator who successfully applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures.
Highly skilled operator with experience in the Fanuc robotics industry.
Having 5 years experience I am very familiar with automated & manually operated systems on the X,Y & Z axis in use with a Teach Pendant.
Highly skilled Machinist with the ability to produce and repair mechanical equipment with precision and strong attention to detail.
Highly motivated,enthusiastic & determined to continue my education so that I obtain a vast knowledge in the study of Robotics & automation-control technology.
CNC Machine Operation
Large CNC Lathe Operation:Okuma
LB45 series 2 and Haas ST 40L
Extensive experience with Fanuc Controls, Automated
robots & CNC Lathes
Knowledge of Manufacturing
Experienced Machine Operator
Adept in Precision and Measuring Tools
Mechanical Drawing Interpretation
Lean Manufacturing Techniques
Extremely Quick Learner
Keen Manual Dexterity
Strong Mechanical Skills
N.E.A. industrial CoatingsBono, ArkansasCNC Lathe Operator04/2015 to Current
During my employment here at N.E.A. I have had some great experiences that have taught me so much and Im looking forward to learning more.
Welded, heat treated and repaired worn and damaged equipment.
Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
Measured instruments to verify compliance with precise specifications.
Tracked shop cutting tool usage and sharpened and replaced cutting tools.
Calculated and set controls to regulate machining factors like part speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut and clamping methods.
Machined small and large parts to tolerances of +or- .005 or less.
Made appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to type of metal and finish specifications.
Measured and marked dimensions and reference points accurately.
Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Changed equipment over to new product.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
American Railcar Industries Inc.Paragould, AR.CNC Wheel & Axle Lathe/Fanuc Robot Operator05/2009 to 09/2014
Operated heavy duty lathes, boring machines and mills, planers, shapers and grinders.
Worked directly from blueprints, patterns, sketches and specifications.
Operated forklifts, hoists and other material handling equipment.
Developed an effective preventative maintenance schedule for all shop equipment.
Adhered to all safety protocols and safe work practices to reduce likelihood of injury.
Studied blueprints, work instruction, sketches, drawings and manuals to determine dimensions and tolerances.
Selected, aligned and secured holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on wheel lathes,axle lathes & axle drill & tap machine.
Detected and reported malfunctions and out-of-tolerance machining.
Used CNC and manual equipment to perform rough and finishing machining.
Lubricated parts and performed minor maintenance to improve machine function.
Routinely monitored the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
Obtained blueprints and ordered support materials from suppliers and engineers.
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Estimated costs and set quality standards.
Led applicable mechanical design and integrity/reliability issues for static & rotating equipment.
Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
Monitored product standards and quality-control programs.
Responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
Set and monitored product standards, examining samples of raw products and processing tests, to ensure the quality of all finished products.
Set up and verified the functionality of safety equipment.
American Railcar IndustriesParagould, AR.Leadman, level 2 welder, machine operator10/1999 to 05/2009
Bolted, clamped and tack-welded parts to secure components prior to welding.
Used arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc and gas welding equipment to weld railcar parts.
Blew out machines, checked welding leads and wiring and changed filters for preventative maintenance.
Repaired manufactured products by dismantling, straitening, reshaping and reassembling parts.
Salvaged and rebuilt parts whenever possible.
Interpreted verbal and written instructions from work orders and welding blue prints.
Used MIG gun arc to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpieces.
Maintained correct length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead.
Welded in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
Removed and repaired unacceptable welds with an air arc and grinder to meet quality guidelines.
Chipped off excess weld, slag, and spatter using hand tools.
Inspected welds and checked that critical measurements met specifications upon completion.
Examined the structure and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
Inspected and tested components, assemblies and power tools.
Disassembled, reassembled and corrected changeover.
Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
Tested electrical controls and components on the line.
Planned and paced work efficiently in order to meet daily, weekly, project or production goals.
Observed all safety policies and procedures.
High School Diploma1996Ridgecrest High School, Paragould, AR.