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lead machinist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Well-organized and punctual Machinist adept at using precision machinery to take accurate and precise cuts and or measurements to achieve desired tolerances and dimensions. Bringing over 15 years of comprehensive experience in operating manual machines, as well as programming and operating conversational mills platforms as well as some surf-cam programming and CNC operations experience. Having grown up in my father's fabrication and machine shop i have over 20 years operating Lathes from 12" chuckers to 72" swing over carriage machines also various knee milling machines of all makes, surface grinders, horizontal boring machines, conversational knee Mills, turret style lathe centers among many other conventional machining platforms, plasma cutters, various welding platforms, pneumatic shears, various press brakes, overhead cranes up to 50,000 lb and operations etc. Sound knowledge of the properties of various metals and other material.

Reliable Machinest skilled at reading and following machine schematics and standard operating procedures. Meticulous and systematic with excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Accomplished in manufacturing and repairing precision parts and or instruments. Capable of performing quality control over self as well as others meticulously. Extremely self sufficient but works very well in a team setting also. Physically fit to perform almost any task set before me while maintaining safe and enjoyable work operations for everyone. I personally own a small lathe and Bridgeport mill as well as a couple welders and do alot of work for the surrounding farmers when I'm not at work. I live, eat, sleep and dream all things metal work!! It's really what I was born to do and all I've ever done!

Skills
  • Lean machining professional
  • CNC/conversational mill and all manual machining centers experience (Journeyman)
  • Thread and plug gauges
  • Problem solving
  • Electric motor repair
  • Centrifugal pumps and compressors
  • Tapping and milling
  • Tooling and fixtures
  • Able to lift 150 pounds
  • Vertical boring machine operation
  • Rotating equipment repair
  • Current forklift operator certificate
  • Welding safety precautions
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Mathematical reasoning aptitude
  • Strategic thinker
  • Metal working ability
  • Expertise in de-burring
  • Production scheduling familiarity
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Certified in high-rise safety and rescue
  • Strategic execution
  • Inventory coordination
  • Workforce training
  • Purchasing ability
  • Production oversight
  • Dedication to product quality
  • Knowledgeable of quality control standards
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Customer-centric
  • Safety management
  • Knowledge of 5S methodology
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Training coordination
  • CNC and manual equipment
Education and Training
Orting High School Orting, WA Expected in 06/1999 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Pierce College Puyallup, WA Expected in : Engineering - GPA :
Experience
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation - Operations Manager
Burgettstown, PA, 09/2022 - Current
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures and managed quality, customer service and logistics.
  • Recruited, hired and trained crew members on application of projects, customer relations and customer service.
  • Collaborated with board of directors to determine mission and values and plan for short and long-term goals.
  • Conducted periodic assessments to evaluate company's financial performance.
  • Motivated and evaluated personnel for performance improvement and goal achievement.
  • Crafted operations best practices using audits and project management team feedback.
  • Collaborated with team leaders on quality audits.
  • Improved morale and management communication by creating employee recognition and rewards practices.
  • Directed day-to-day operations by spearheading implementation of short-term and long-term strategies to achieve business plan and profitability goals.
  • Analyzed finished products to detect possible defects in design.
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation - Lab Machinist
Erie, PA, 04/2021 - 09/2022
  • Operated various NC and CNC machining platforms to cut various exotic materials (inconel,titanium,alloy,stainless steel) to desired specs and tolerances per blueprints and or engineered drawing
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Sustained lockout and tag-out safety protocols by properly using equipment and materials.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Operated hand tools, drill presses, riveting machines and tap burners to safely produce projects.
  • Maintained logs, lists and files and promptly completed necessary paperwork.
Rbc Bearings - Journeyman Machinist
Marion, NC, 05/2021 - 11/2021
  • Operated both CNC and manual Lathe and Milling platforms to achieve desired tolerances in accordance with blueprints
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
  • Monitored and adjusted processes or equipment to improve quality and productivity.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points to meet precise specifications.
Bae Systems - Journeyman Machinist
Silverdale, WA, 08/2020 - 04/2021
  • Being the areas largest pump shop I ran the spray weld and post grinding department where I was responsible to keep up with an extremely fast paced agricultural industry where I'd see over 200 pump shafts in a 4 month time frame where all of them needed to be flame sprayed and post ground down to a bearing fit tolerance.
  • Operated a wide array of machinery on raw materials and or customers parts or samples to achieve desired and required dimensions and tolerances in a job shop setting.
  • Often had to disassemble and inspect/advise various pieces of equipment and repair components or machine new from stock to get customer up and running. requiring cutting, welding, flame spray repair and machining
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Measured, marked and indicated dimensions and reference points on materials.
  • Increased equipment lifespans by incorporating thorough preventive and corrective maintenance processes.
  • Dismantled and inspected components to complete necessary adjustments and repairs.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work by shaping, fitting and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Calibrated machinery to optimize performance according to prescribed standards and specific project needs.
  • Fabricated tools, jigs and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
Legislative Branch - Lead Machinist
Boston, MA, 04/2017 - 12/2019
  • Worked with managers to implement company's policies and goals.
  • Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Managed quality control and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
  • Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.
  • Inspected electric motors to determine what was cause of failure and or what machining needed to be performed to bring components back to ISO standards.
  • Operated various machines to achieve desired tolerances and dimensions according to industry and ISO standards
  • Advised employees on setups, feed and speed rates and helped with loading large parts in and or out of lathes
  • Worked directly with shop/production managers to ensure products would be finished before deadline
  • Operated various machines to achieve desired dimensions and tolerances
Legislative Branch - Outside Machinist
Chicago, IL, 02/2013 - 03/2014

• Measured and cut piping to desired lengths including material for proper bends

• Bent pipe to proper contour of

US Coast Guard cutters, Frigates

• Cut threads on pipe according

to layout measurements

• Worked directly with ships captain to ensure quality standards

• Assisted in system pressurization

and inspection for leaks and

repaired accordingly

Company Name - Machinist
City, State, 06/2014 - 03/2017
  • Monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity improvement.
  • Monitored machines in operation to detect malfunctions and identify product defects.
  • Completed minor machine maintenance, including oiling parts and cleaning components.
  • Regulated machining factors like part speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cuts.
  • Measured, marked and indicated dimensions and reference points on materials.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process to report problems and required repairs.
  • Selected appropriate speeds and feeds according to metal type and finish specifications.
  • Machined small and large parts to tolerances of .0001 or less.
  • Gauged and maintained tolerances on grinding diameters, depths, squareness and parallelism.
  • Measured and marked dimensions and reference points accurately.
  • Maintained clean and organized work areas.
  • Made appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work in shaping, fitting, and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
Company Name - Machinist
City, State, 01/2009 - 02/2013

• Machined raw materials to desired tolerances per customers drawings and or sample parts

• Worked directly with fabrication shop foreman to machine parts in support for support in fabrication

• Inspected broken equipment to find cause of failure and or product issues and machine material to achieve product repair

Company Name - Ironworker Foreman
City, State, 01/2003 - 01/2009
  • Signaled crane operators in safe and accurate lifting and placing of reinforcing iron members and moved rebars manually into specific positions.
  • Studied and understood blueprints and specifications before beginning work on projects.
  • Determined safety risks associated with projects and implemented precautions to address risks.
  • Collaborated with construction foreman to establish and confirm task sequences and reinforcing requirements.
  • Led and mentored less-experienced ironworkers and assisted foremen in assigning work activities.
  • Managed and tracked materials and supplies needed for projects and expedited additional materials to avoid project delay.
  • Identified reinforcing rod quantities, sizes and locations from blueprints and informal instructions.
  • Reinforced concrete via cables and pre-and post-tensioning techniques on arenas and parking garages.
  • Trained over 15 apprentices on-the-job in every aspect of reinforcing ironwork.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Orting High School
  • Pierce College

Job Titles Held:

  • Operations Manager
  • Lab Machinist
  • Journeyman Machinist
  • Journeyman Machinist
  • Lead Machinist
  • Outside Machinist
  • Machinist
  • Machinist
  • Ironworker Foreman

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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