Talented manufacturing person 27 years experience with a strong background in all areas.
Portfolio and letters of recommendation available on request.
27 years in manufacturing work site including material handler, painter, finisher, machine operator, lead man and supervisor and shift foreman experience.
3 Years as National field service manager.
10 years of management skills.
Reduced claims by over 50% by working with factory floor to implement procedures for lowering claims.
Less than 1/2% of 1% of total sales was achieved while in charge.
5 years total as of management skill including West Coast Customer service Manager.
3 Years as National Customer Manager, highly regarding in the field of commercial fluorescent lighting.
Spent last 6 months of Columbia Lighting career training people in the lighting business in Spartanburg SC for the Hubbell Lighting Corporation.
Factory was closed and moved to Mexico and corporate headquarters to Greenville SC.
Assembly line production procedures qualified
Local Interstate Fair volunteer for local organizations
YMCA valley football coach
YMCA Basketball coach
September 1970-October 2006Organizational skills | Columbia Lighting | Spokane, WA
Initiative to work independently.
Microsoft office 2007 proficient.
Received and correctly processed both written and verbal instructions, prints and work orders.
Inspected and tested components, assemblies and power tools.
Correctly and safely used a variety of hand tools, saws and cutting equipment to carry out job duties.
Installed protective devices such as bracing, padding, or strapping to prevent shifting or damage during shipping.
Observed all safety policies and procedures
Planned and paced work efficiently in order to meet daily, weekly, project or production goals.
Executed the entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints.
Wired machines and packages.
Recognized and reported defective material and equipment to shift supervisor.
Verified part numbers and placed parts in appropriate shipping containers.
Obtained appropriate tooling and fixtures.
November 2006-November 2011Manufacturing worker and Customer Service manager |
Liaised between customers and manufacturing to design new product.
Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Assisted machine operators with finished pieces.
Changed equipment over to new product.
Collated components for assembly.
Coordinated and supervised assembly work for couplers and rolling assembly crews.
Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.
Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Maintained proper stock levels on a line.
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
Coordinated inventory and cost control programs.
Coordinated procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification,
including the replacement of machines.
Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
Ensured the most cost-effective production methods were employed.
Estimated costs and set quality standards.
Hired and managed staff, overseeing any personnel
Negotiated union contacts.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer
Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good
Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule
Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel
Responsible for setting minimum standards and providing technical guidance
and support for design, installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical
systems used in the process.
Responsible for the selection and maintenance of
Reviewed operations and conferred with technical or administrative staff
to resolve production and processing problems.
Set up and operated production
equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard
Set up and verified the functionality of safety
Supervised and motivated staff and management.
Tested products or
subassemblies for functionality or quality.
Troubleshot problems with equipment,
devices or products.
Worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
Last five years spent with local company as Customer Service manager and logistics coordinator at Nott-Atwater, until buyout of large corporation and shut down of factory and moving to Portland Oregon.
Was able to save company valuable shipping and receiving cost due to heavy involvement in logistics costing process.
Was involved in quick quoting and very knowledgeable of pricing and profit margins.
Gained valuable new customer and future growth thru knowledge and expertise in field of material processed and sold.
Face to face contacts made with customers was able to grow existing business to new levels.