Enthusiastic Production Manager who successfully applies vast knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures.
In-depth OSHA knowledge
Material handling expert
Exceptional organizational skills
Extremely quick learner
Strong mechanical aptitude
Job shop experience
Good communication skills
Self Employed , Independent Contractor, 04/2007
to Current Independent Contractor – Burien,
Specialized in exterior hardscaping, irrigation, lighting, water features and rock work for private home owners in the Puget Sound Area. Maintained and managed my own client base while handling all billings and receivables. Promoted myself and my business thru referrals and social media. Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies. Reviewed plans and specs during the schematic design of pre-construction.
Assistant Manager, Maintenance, 05/2000
to 04/2007 Larkin Precision Metals – Kent,
Was responsible for managing a team of twelve employees within the shop who help to maintain and run the grinding machines. Maintained their work schedules, conducted employee meeting and recommended salary increases and conducted performance appraisals. Machines maintained by shop were Blanchard and double disk grinders.
Grinding Department Manager, 09/1988
to 05/1999 Cutter Precision Metals – Kent,
Began at Cutter Precision as a saw operator cutting aluminum on chop and plate saws. Evolved into the grinding department with five machines and began managing a crew of five employees in production and maintenance.
Associate of Arts: June 1988 Lake Washington Institute ofTechnology - Kirkland,