I am looking to grow with a fast paced company. I am highly motivated and not afraid to
jump right in to ensure all production goals are met. I am the type of person who enjoys
and thrives upon challenges both inside and outside the working environment. I feel I have
a positive approach and outlook, along with being both organized and innovative within the
Melting Supervisor, 01/2013 to 03/2017 Neenah Foundry – Neenah WI
Ran 3 cupolas which produced ductile and grey iron.
Maintained 5 junkers.
Maintained 5 induction furnaces and chemistries in them
Controlled iron chemistries out of the cupolas to maintain in specs to make quality products.
Supervised all melt employees.
Supervised all employees in ladle repair.
Maintained high levels of house cleaning in the foundry.
Maintained time keeping for all melt employees through Kronos time keeping system.
Documented all incoming truck and rail road material inbound to melt department and maintained records.
Melt Foreman, 04/1997 to 01/2013 Griffin Pipe – Council Bluffs IA
Council Bluffs Iowa 51503
First Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Workers,Annealing,Core making and
Casting Machine Setters and Set-up Operators,Furnace Operators and Tenders Molding and
Casting Workers, Pours and Casters.
Plans,leads,organizes,supervises and controls all functions of the Melting Department
in a cost effective, safe manner.
Supervise the employees of the melting department to insure the timely and cost
effective completion of the duties within the department.
Produce ductile iron in sufficient quantities to meet the demands of the casting
department with the proper chemistry meeting the specifications of the quality assurance
Inspect all incoming raw materials needed to ensure they meet the specifications
Anticipate and plan for the raw materials to assure the production requirements.
Monitor, interpret and analyze the melting process/procedure to assure proper
temperature,quantity and quality of the ductile iron being produced.
Inspect the cupola and all support equipment to assure proper operation.
Schedule and coordinate man power requirements of the department in a cost effective
Instruct, train and motivate all employees on the specific responsibilities of there
jobs.Establish and implement training activities,job related policies,procedures and
techniques(including safety and "right to know" to allow the employees to become job and
safety proficient as quickly as possible.
Investigate any accident which occurs to an employee under my supervision, assisting
the safety department in the analysis of the accident in order to correct any causes of
Review the performance and work habits of all employees in the department to maintain
Establish objectives/levels of performance using Interaction Management Techniques.
Participate in first step grievances in accordance with the Labor Agreement to promote
harmonious employee relations and equitable solutions for the company.
Responsible for covering all shifts in melting department when a supervisor from
another shift is absent, also train new supervisors to the melting department in proper
Also have cross trained into the casting area and the cores and ladle areas.
Assistant Store Manager, 06/1996 to 04/1997 Bag-N-Save – Omaha NE
Responsible for conducting inventory.
Responsible for ordering all merchandise for store.
Conducted funds and bank drop verifications.
Supervised all employees.
Assistant Store Manager, 02/1993 to 04/1996 Gart Sports – Cheyenne WY
Coordinated advertising and sales promotions.
Responsible for hiring,training,managing store budget,selling,shipping,inventory
control and supervising hourly employees.
Directly coordinated duties as operations manager.
Increased productivity by 15 percent.
Security Guard, 06/1992 to 07/1993 Hitching Post Inn – Cheyenne WY
Hitching Post Inn
Provided security and assistance at a 250 room complex.
Conducted funds and bank drop verifications.
Enforced anti-theft procedures.
Security Guard, 09/1992 to 02/1993 Frontier Mall – Cheyenne WY
Provided security for 75 stores and outside grounds.
Responsible for handling disturbances associated with mall activities.
Security Police Specialist, 06/1986 to 06/1992 United States Air Force – Cheyenne WY
Achieved the rank of Buck Sergeant.
Responsible for controlling technical training and writing evaluations performance
Team Leader of nuclear convoys.
Military Escort for President of the United States of America.
Received the award of the Air Force Commendation Medal.
Completed the Air Base Ground Defense Course.
Completed the NCO Preparatory Course.
Responsible for assisting with the security in the missile complex consisting of 12,000
Monitored the quality control program.
Maintained Wartime records during first gulf war for twenty-seven personnel.