Model Maker with 21 years experience. Areas of expertise include using Esprit CAM software to program CNC machining centers and wire EDM. Highly skilled Model Maker with an exceptional ability to produce and repair production tooling with precision and strong attention to detail.
Esprit CAM knowledge
Use of Esprit CAM to program Haas VF1, Haas Toolroom Machining center, Mitsubishi FA-10 Wire EDM.
3D Mill Programming
4 axis Wire EDM programming
Setup and operation of tool room machinery
Able to work to close tolerances of +/-.0002"
Numerical controls understanding
Blueprint interpretation expertise
Extremely quick learner
Training of new associates
Inspection and documentation of critical print dimensions.
Use of SolidWorks CAD software on a limited basis.
Model Maker, 07/1995 to Current Greatbatch Inc – 4100 Barton Rd. , Clarence, NY 14031
Use of Bridgeport mills with Accurite Mill Power controls, EZ-Trak controls, manual mill, engine lathes, surface grinders. Setup and operate press brake, power shear, spot welder, mig welder.
Demonstrate ability to work with engineering on new part design and fabrication. For example make suggestions for ease of new part manufacturing within new fixtures.
Manage the ordering of tooling, material, fasteners, hardware, and miscellaneous items in the Model Shop.
Reconcile monthly department credit card statement with order receipts.
Maintain 5-S program.
Machine Operator, 02/1990 to 07/1995 Greatbatch Inc. – 4096 Barton Rd
Responsible for operating and tooling to maintain quality machined parts to tight tolerances on Hardinge Conquest and Miyano GN-4. Used SPC system to insure critical dimensions were held within tolerance.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Lube Technician, 04/1988 to 02/1990 Avis Lube – 3550 Sheridan Dr., Amherst, NY 14226
Stock Clerk, 04/1987 to 04/1988 Budwey's Bells – 535 Division St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Machinist/Maintence, 02/1986 to 04/1987 ProtoType Manufacturing – 367 Schenck St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Certificate of completion: Computerized Numerical Control Training Course, April 1999 The Metal Working Institute of Western New York - Depew, New York
Trained on writing G and M code for both CNC milling and turning center.
Undergraduate:Mechanical Engineering Technology Curriculum, 1995-1998 Erie Community College - Williamsville, New York