Versatile and accomplished Journeyman machinist with twenty-plus (20+) years of knowledge and experience in most manufacturing disciplines. Well versed in prototypical as well as high volume production environments. Highly effective at working independently or as part of a team. Received the Group Achievement Award from NASA as part of the MSL Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI Instruments Team for exceptional achievement in the definition, development, and operations of the Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI Instruments and science investigations. Incorporated Lean Management ideas and practices into small aerospace low volume prototypical fabrication/machine shop. Researched, designed and implemented a cost effective water filtration system for the Three CNC machines that utilized water soluble synthetic coolant. Designed and manufactured all of my tooling for most of my career with an extremely high percentage of success.
Extensive Machining Background
Able to read/interpret drawings to ANSI Y14.5 specifications.
Proficient in Surfcam, GIBBS CAM, DELCAM, and Mastercam CAD/CAM
Excellent shop math, geometry, and trigonometry skills.
Posses practical knowledge of machinery limitations and properties.
Designs and manufactures tooling and fixtures
Creative Problem Solving
Good understanding of manufacturing methods and processes
Received the Group Achievement Award from NASA as part of the MSL Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI Instruments
Expertise in a large variety of manual and CNC Strong troubleshooting abilities at various levels
machinery. Strong Lead machinist 15+ years experience
Quality Inspection Proficient Proficient Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
CMM Proficient w/ PC-DIMAS software background and interpretation
Strong technician and assembly background CAD/CAM, and Solidworks software proficiency
Consistent work history Implemented preventive maintenance schedule for
Strong work ethic ISO 9001 Class C certification for the machine shop
Machine Shop Supervisor02/2009 to 02/2015MDA US Systems LLCPasadena, CAReviewed and approved manufacturing processes Prioritized jobs. Responsible for promoting an efficient, safe and clean working environment. Reviewed work orders and communicated with project engineers as well as manufacturing engineers in support of schedule. Facility coordinator. Maintained inventory of all shop tools, and supplies - consumables and non-consumables. All maintenance with the exception of scheduled annual P.M. Program, Set-up, and operate all machines in the shop. Orbital Sciences ATK Satellite Deployment Hinge Assembly - fabrication, tooling, and assembly. Mosquito and RAZTEK autonomous soils sampling and surveying kits.
DARPA, SGT, NRL, JPL04/2007 to 02/2009Mars Science LaboratoryPhoenix, AZATK Goleta and more. CNC programmer April 2007 to February 2009 Roncelli Plastics - Monrovia, CA Programmed CNC mills using Surfcam software. Interfaced with set-up personnel to trouble shoot any issues at the machine. Mars Science Laboratory ATK Goleta Northrop Grumman Boeing Space X Tesla
Lead Machinist11/2000 to 04/2007MagpartsAzusa, CADesigned and fabricated tooling Datum Targeting Tooling Fixtures and supported in the same capacity for check and straighten fixtures for a high volume production Aluminum and Magnesium Sand casting, Permanent Mold, and Investment / Injection Molded casting foundry. Increased production times utilizing Lean management, 5S practices HAAS VFO CNC milling center w/ a Renishaw MP10 Probe, CAT45 mounted with inspection plus software. Responsible for flow of production with regard to all Datum Targeting related jobs as well as assemblies of fastener hardware for Northrop Grumman products. Responsible for purchasing of all tooling and supplies to complete all fabrication efforts.
Lead Machinist01/1994 to 09/2000Luna Defense SystemsBaldwin Park, CAMoriSeiki MV-55 with Fanuc 10T Control MoriSeiki MV-45 with Fanuc 12T Control and fourth axis indexable unit Bridgeport Torque-Cut 22 w/ it's own unique P.C. based control and software My Center-1 with Fanuc 8T control. Mitutoyo V251 Coordinate Measuring Machine (C.M.M.) with GEOPAK 300 control Brother HS-5100 Electronic Discharge Machine (E.D.M.) HAAS VF7 vertical mill Motch Vertical twin lathe / turning center with Fanuc OT control Okuma CNC lathe with 9000 series control Fadal VMC4020 with 4 & 1/2 axis trunnion Hardinge conventional lathes Bridgeport manual mills Kent tool room precision lathes Kent precision tool room mill.
Certificate Of Completion2014Delcam Training CenterPasadena, CA, USCertificate Of Completion: CAD/CAM Software, 2014 Delcam Training Center - Pasadena, CA, US 2.5D and 3D Milling Training Course
Certificate Of Achievement: Professional Development Center2005Glendale, CA, USCertificate Of Achievement: Manufacturing, 2005 Professional Development Center - Glendale C.C. - Glendale, CA, US Completed 80 hours of Shop Math, Blueprint Reading, and Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Certificate Of Completion1994Norwalk, CA, USCertificate Of Completion: Metal Working / Machining, 1994 NTMA Training Centers - Norwalk, CA, US
Associate of Arts: Electrical EngineeringCalifornia State University at Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA, UScomputer aided machining software in September of 2003 Associate of Arts: Electrical Engineering California State University at Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA, USA Select One Los Angeles, CA, US Lift Truck Operator Basic Training Export Control: ITAR Electrostatic Discharge Avoidance (ESD) ISO 9100 Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Critical Hardware Handling Sexual Harassment Prevention Time Management & Organizational Skills
CAPS: Onsite Management RequirementsCalifornia Compliance SchoolCalifornia Compliance School - Module I, HAZ Waste ID - Module II, Onsite Management Requirements - Module III, Transportation - Module IV, Preparedness, Prevention and Training - Module V, Onsite Recycling, and Tiered Permitting Requirements PC-DMIS Inspection Software MAPS II Control CAPS Software Lathe Proficient
CAM Certificate Of Achievement: Manufacturing Certificate Of Achievement: CAD Software Certificate Of Completion: Metal Working / Machining
Completed 12 week metalworking training program at the National Tool And Die Machining Association in
Certificate Of Completion 2014 Certificate Of Achievement : Professional Development Center 2005 Certificate Of Completion 1994 Associate of Arts : Electrical Engineering CAPS : Onsite Management Requirements
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