Twenty+ years experience in all aspects of maintenance duties and responsibilities, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of techniques and materials, use of power tools, welding and repairs, ordering stock and supplies, job completion, reporting to senior management, logistics and planning, managing vendor / supplier relations, and meeting all deadlines. DependableIndustrial Engineerbringing management experience and a willingness to take on added responsibility to meet tight deadlines. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and advanced complex problem solving skills. Dedicated Operations Manager demonstrating effective leadership in all aspects of the job. Excels at cutting costs and streamlining operations.
Developed prototypes that saved company over $120,000 per year.
Assisted in engineering projects for application and distribution lighting.
Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve reduced labor costs.
Evaluated5 service team members' performance each quarter.
Instructed team members on maintenance policies and procedures.
Initiated contact with vendors and built solid working relationships with them.
Improved product quality by customizing tools and eliminating variability.
Collaborated with engineers at the new product introduction phase to develop and verify design changes.
Completed projects by effectively applying engineering, technical and maintenance procedures.
Third Shift Superintendent, 06/2010
to 07/2013 Albar Industries – Lapeer Mi.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Trained staff of30 direct labor employees to perform assembly and manufacture of product.
Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
Monitored product standards and quality-control programs.
Oversaw the production process and managed the production schedule.
Configured any human and material resources needed.
Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
Reviewed processing schedules and production orders concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Set and monitored product standards, examining samples of raw products and processing tests, to ensure the quality of all finished products.
Supervised and motivated staff and management.
to 01/2009 Albar Ind – Lapeer,
Maintain and repair all ovens, hi-los, both gas and electric air compressors and air.
Design and build jigs for production welding.
Repair tooling and racks.
Responsible for opening up shop and starting lines up.
Day Shift Superintendant, 01/2004
to 01/2008 Knoll America – Madison Heights,
Operated forklifts, clamp trucks, and electric pallet jacks.Planned strategies to reduce costs, improve quality, and meet future requirements.Participated in all aspects of warehouse duties including stocking, pulling orders, and packaging.Maintained stock levels for finished and raw materials.Maintained records on damaged goods and returns.Maintained neat and orderly stockroom.Maintained monthly computerized inventory reconciliation.
Took care of all repairs both in the office and out in the shop.
Including electrical outlets, light fixtures, some plumbing.
Set up and implemented inventory control method, cutting shipping preperation in half.
Built and fabricated all complete filtering units sold by the company.
Took care of everything outside the building.
Set up trash pickup, started automatic drop off of hi-lo gas.
Variable production, 01/2004
to 07/2004 Champion Bus – Imlay City,
Build doors, install windows, run wiring harnesses, install interior panels and trim,.
install floor rubber.
Some tig welding.
to 01/2002 Lear Co – Marlette,
Maintain all machines to ensure production was met.
Move lines around to increase production.
Welding and fabrication, pneumatics, electrical.
Manufacturing Supervisor, 01/1998
to 01/2000 Lear Co – Marlette,
Managed work force and coordinated workload schedules with lead personnel.Motivated and.
enhanced employee morale.Performed daily cycle counts and researched all inventory.
discrepancies.Solved problems in a professional and concerned manner.Supervised a support.
staff of fifty employees.Promoted safety awareness and a professional working environment.
High School Diploma: General,
1985 North Branch High - North Branch Mi.
Heat Stress. Incident Investigation. HAZWOPER. Fire Safety. GHS: Globalize Your Communication – Student Stream Accident Investigation. Combustible Dust: Incident Prevention – Student Stream Back Safety: Lift For Life - Student Stream Back Injury Prevention Bloodborne Pathogens. Employee Safety Orientation. GHS: Chemical Labeling & Classification Hazard Recognition. Sexual Harassment: What Supervisors Need to Know Creative Problem Solving
Wayne Helland Plant Manager Albar Industries 810-441-0313 Mark Johnson Programs Manager Albar Industries