Knowledgeable Production Technician with 25 years in the manufacturing industry. Offering expertise in the utilization of Kaizen, KPI and Six Sigma methodologies. Experienced manufacturing professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills.
Developed and Instructed 5 week Basic Mechanical Program to new department employees. Managed Pay for Skills program to all mechanical team members.Conducted small group and individual activities based on differentiated learning needs. Coordinated on site training sessions with outside vendors to improve productivity and skill levels of maintenance team members. Assistant to Mechanical and Electrical Department Engineers. Managed Mechanical SOP Library including editing and installing new SOP's. Fork Lift Training Instructor and administrator of the Program for the Maintenance Department. Maintained calibration and inventory on 400 precision measuring tools as well as initiated the purchase new precision tools and monitored usage.
Inspected, tested, and repaired machinery to diagnose malfunctions. Implemented root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality. Completed monthly routine preventative maintenance. Managed work orders coming down through Somax Software System. Analyzed work orders and assigned the orders to appropriate team members for repairs completed in the optimum time frame. Consistently adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
Maintained stemmery, flavoring kitchen and pre-fab machines. Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration. Assisted the experimental group of engineers who developed new blends of cigarettes weekly. Built custom flavoring pump skids and design fixtures for this group. Communicated product and machine failure details to the design team and reliability departments.
Coursework includes Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Quality Control X and R Bar Charting, Machine Shop Fundamentals, and Microsoft Excel.
Fanuc Robotics 740ib, Markum-Image Printers, OTC Daihen Robots, Mazak FF-510 CNC, Panasonic Robots, Fanuc Robo-Drill CNC, Advanced Hydraulics, Murata Lathes CNC, Fuji Lathe Robotics, NTN Bearings-Super Precision Angular Contact, Okuma Millac 44H CNC, SMC Special Pneumatic Products, KYK Induction Furnace, Precision Machine Way Hand Scraping
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