Fabrication Manager01/2010 to CurrentVME ProcessTyler, TX
Monitor employees and resources and to start process in motion to replace or add people and resources when necessary
Monitor performance or direct reports and make management decisions about direct reports as necessary
Be the first responder for all manufacturing facility incidents and to take employees to medical care if injured
Oversee all disciplinary processes for manufacturing employees
Monitor internals projects and manage any fabricating that needs to be subbed out to a vendor
Research resources for future needs and to get their costs included in budget
Monitor any environmental issues that may exist now or in the future and to make management decisions about how to best to protect employees
Review production orders or schedules to ascertain data such as types, quantities, and specification of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations
Plan production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products
Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications
Review production and operating reports and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays
Inspect machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization
Develop or revise standard operational and working practices and observe workers to ensure compliance with standards
Compile, store, and retrieve production data
Actively promote and personally observe all company policies, employee handbook, safety and security procedures
Comply with company work schedule and company timekeeping policy
Review office supply order lists and forward them to place order
Pick up any materials or supplies that are needed quickly for the manufacturing process
Fabrication Lead01/2008 to 01/2010VME ProcessTyler, TXResponsibilities include: Planning, scheduling and prioritizing work to meet delivery schedules and quality standards. Provide leadership, direction, clear communication of expectations and objectives to workers in production department. Conduct continuous assessments and development of the production process, planning and monitoring productions. Initiate problem solving skills to rectify quality and production problems. Oversee layout and fabrication using blueprints and schematics. Work with drafting and engineering departments on research and development to further improve products.
Journeyman01/1999 to 01/2007Goodyear Tire and Rubber CoTyler, TexasResponsibilities include: Maintenance including repairing and servicing wide variety of machines and equipment, including hydraulic, pneumatic and steam. Troubleshooting, fabricating and reconditioning of parts, on-site overhauls and upgrades. Interpretation of pneumatic and hydraulic drawings. Operation of variety of tools, lifting devices, cleaning machinery and machine shop equipment. Handling of mechanical emergencies and maintenance on a variety of machines. Rewiring solenoid valves. Change transducers and thermisters for temperature and pressure readings.
Lead hand/Assistant shop foreman01/1995 to 01/1999Challenger Process SystemWhitehouse, TexasBlueprint reading, lay-out of vessels, cutting torch fitting of nozzles, couplings, internal, etc. Reading of piping and instrumentation drawing (P&ID), flow diagrams, general arrangements and pipe spool drawings. Installation of various vales, piping spools, meter runs, flow charts, screwed piping and tubing. Rebuilding different kinds of valves, regulators, level controls and other miscellaneous accessories. Performed hydro and air testing in all processes of work fabricated and assembled by CPSC. Certified equipment operator including forklift, boom truck and cherry picker.
Shop Foreman01/1994 to 01/1995Smith TankTyler, Texasoversee daily operations of shop and turn in time for workers payroll.
Welder/Fitter01/1993 to 01/1994Challenger Process SystemWhitehouse, TexasWhitehouse, Texas Responsibilities include: Blueprint reading, lay-out of vessels, cutting torch fitting of nozzles, couplings, internal, etc. Reading of piping and instrumentation drawing (P&ID), flow diagrams, general arrangements and pipe spool drawings. Installation of various valves, piping spools, meter runs, flow charts, screwed piping and tubing. Rebuilding different kinds of valves, regulators, level controls, and other miscellaneous accessories. Performed hydro and air testing in all process of work fabricated and assembled by CPSC. Certified equipment operator including forklift, boom truck and cherry picker.
Millwright01/1991 to 01/1993Best EquipmentTyler, Texaspipe fitter, alignment of motor, pumps, and gear boxes. Mounting of instrumentation and run tubing on production units and skids. Painting of production units, shipping and receiving, unload trucks and verify purchase orders and bill of lading. Air test and hydro piping.
High School Diploma1986John Tyler High SchoolTyler, TX, SmithEducation & Professional Membership Graduated John Tyler High School - 1986
CFC CPR/AED CPR Forklift Certification Training-VME Process