Experienced Industrial Manufacturing
Process Engineer with twenty years of automotive manufacturing experience,
seeking to establish a responsible and challenging career in a fast
paced environment, work effectively, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines,
and enhance my skills with an opportunity for advancement.
Responsible for manufacturing process
of rubber seals, provide expert process support, troubleshooting and
problem solving to continually improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness
OEE and product quality, that will result in improved productivity,
efficiency and bottom line savings. Analyze injection molding and manufacturing
assembly process implement performance improvements utilizing six sigma
and lean manufacturing practices. Customers include General Motors,
Ford, Cummins and Eaton.
Maintained a reliable and safe manufacturing
process, while improving production rates, efficiencies, costs and changeovers.
Forecast equipment tooling and capacity
requirements for longterm planning of Injection molding process and
Lead weekly crossfunctional team activities
for improvements in quality, productivity and implement corrective actions.
Design, modify existing and develop
new production equipment, for rubber injection, compression molding
and assembly process.
Developed specifications for Injection
molding and part design, operating parameters, procedures, acceptance
Prepared AR’s requests for new equipment
and tooling, including preparing Equipment Capability Acceptance Plans
Worked with tooling and equipment manufactures
introducing new process concepts, changes and modifications into improve
Henniges Automotive formerly
GDX Automotive which was formerly GenCorp Inc.
New Haven, MO
Responsible for manufacturing processes
at a Tier I and supplier of automotive vehicle sealing components
to improve process productivity, quality, efficiency, and to reduce
costs, downtime, production time cycles, and scrap. Responsible
for process improvements in profile extrusion process and assembly finishing
departments reducing scrap, downtime of equipment, improve change over
time, improve productivity and quality of product. Programs assigned
to include General Motors, Dodge, Ford, Freightliner, Honda, Saturn
Performed work flow studies of operators
and machines to produce the desired product and determine the optimum
ways to combine operators, machines and methods to be used.
Supported manufacturing process, including tracking data, equipment
monitoring, maintaining documentation, process improvement and process
Process startup, troubleshooting and optimization of plastic and rubber
compression, transfer and injection molding presses.
Headed up technical project teams, as
well as participated in various team meetings involving scrap reduction,
performance, D, lean, continuous improvement, problem solving, quality,
Performed root cause analysis of equipment failures, corrected repeated
equipment failure problems and performed equipment performance evaluations.
Performed time motion study, process work flow analysis examining and
interpreting data to improve efficiency, effectiveness and cost reduction
of new or existing products.
Requested price quotes for new equipment, tooling, parts, service and
modifications for existing equipment.
Experience and knowledge in new program
launches, problem solving techniques, business transfers, and customer
service, meeting launch timelines.
Senior Maintenance Technician
Responsible for maintaining operation
of equipment to all facets of industry, perform preventive and predictive
maintenance and continuing improvements to reduce reoccurrence of breakdowns.
Communicated and documented all work, worked various shifts or weekends
as needed and worked unsupervised.
Development, fabrication, improvement,
implementation, installation and maintenance of complex industrial process
Reduced maintenance costs and downtime
by conducting and analyzing predictive maintenance data such as vibration,
infrared scanning analysis for minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
Installed, modified, maintained, programmed
and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic,
robotic equipment, systems and related electronic controls and devices.
Developed and implemented preventive
maintenance procedures for industrial manufacturing equipment including
stocking of equipment spare parts.
Installed and custom engineered ergonomic
and safety design features to prevent repetitive motion stress; reduce
work place injuries and fatigue.
Southeast Missouri State University SEMO
Cape Girardeau, MO
B.S., Industrial Engineering and Management,
Studies focused in Industrial Management
and courses included Manufacturing Resource Analysis, Manufacturing
Research Global Society, Rhetoric and Critical Thinking, Principles
of Management, Facilities Planning, Work Measurement, Industrial Supervision,
Technical Communication and General Studies.
East Central College ECC
Studied for Engineering Degree
Undergraduate study in PreEngineering
and courses included Engineering Graphics, Refrigeration Transfer and
Recovery, Zenger Miller Team Building and General Studies.
Linn State Technical College LSTC
Studies focused in Aviation Mechanics
and courses included Math and Electricity for Aviation, Publications
and Records, Physics Weight and Balance, Drawing Blue Print Reading,
Powerplant Theory and Maintenance, Gas Turbine Engines, Powerplant System
and Components, Propellers, Powerplant Inspections, Aircraft Structural
and Metal Fabrications, Coverings and Finishes, Structural Shop Skills,
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, Aircraft Environmental Control Systems,
Communication Navigation and Flight Instrumentation, Assembly and Rigging,
Aircraft Position and Warning System, Transport Aircraft Systems, and
General Radio and Telephone Operator License.
Experienced in S, D, Six Sigma, Continuous
Improvement, Engineering Change Request ECR, Failure Mode and Effects
Analysis FMEA, First In First Out FIFO, Job Instructions JI, Geometric
Dimensioning and Tolerancing GD&T,
Step by Step, Just in Time JIT, Kaizen, Kanban, Lean, Toyota Production
Systems, One Piece Flow, Quality Tracker, Overall Equipment Effectiveness
OEE, PokaYoke, Production Part Approval Process PPAP, Preventive
Maintenance PM, Self Directed Teams SDT, Root Cause Analysis RCA,
Single Minute Exchange of Die SMED, Standard Operating Procedure SOP,
Standardized Work Instructions SWI, Takt Time, Total Productive Maintenance
TPM, Value Stream Mapping VSM and Visual Management, ISO/TS
and ISO .
Operating systems: AutoCAD, Google Sketchup,
Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio, Lotus, Mapics,
PMC Computerized Maintenance Management Systems CMMS, MP CMMS,
Allen Bradley AB APS, PanelBuilder, RSLogix and software.
Molding Process: Experience with injection,
vacuum injection molding, compression, transfer, splice molding
and glass encapsulation Sanyu, McNeil, Wabash, Gluco, LWBSteinl, Engel,
REP, NorMec, Desma, Weno, Maplan presses and Conair dehumidifying dryer
Plant Systems: GardnerDenver, Ingersoll
Rand, air compressors, dryers, oil water separators, central chillers
system, air cooled chillers and cooling towers.
Extrusion Experience: Engel, Draftex,
Yoder, Extrusion Services Inc. ESI, Engineering & Industrial Services
EIS, DavisStandard, NRM, Akron rubber and plastic extruders, Barwell
Mixing Mills, Gerlach, Precision Quincy, Cober, HiTech, DT, Tantec,
Nordson, RDN, Sweco, Boston Matthews, Jennerjahn, Goodman EagleMatic,
Tecma, Fostoria, Grieve, Nutro, DriQuick, Infratrol ovens salt bath,
hot air, infrared, microwave, treating systems, pullers, pullcutters,
drillpullers, cutters, roll formers, accumulators, Turbo Spray, RMC
downdraft spray booths, Domino, Imaje ink jet, laser jets, Bytewise
degree laser profiler.
Assembly Experience: Strab, Ingersoll
Rand, L&J, Rousselle, Triple D, Peach Tree, Conceptromec, Altman
Mfg Co., Meikle, Mitchel Inc MI, Minster, Westech machines, waterjet
cutting, trimming, notching, punching, die cutting, stamping, metal
stretch bending, bracket assembly, pin and/or clip insertion and tape
Industrial Controls: Drives AB, Reliance,
ABB, Mitsubishi, Baldor, SSD, Eurotherm, DC, VFD’s and servos. PLC’s
AB, SLC , , PLC and MicroLogix, GE, TI, Siemens. Motion Controllers
– AB, IAI, Trio, servo and steppers. Sensors – AB, Turck, Telemecanique,
EMX, Banner, Ifm efector, Keyence,
STI, Sunx, Inductive, capacitive, photoelectric, fiber optic, T/C, limit
switches, encoders and Cognex vision systems. Temperature Controllers
– Eurotherm, Cal, Watlow, Partlow, Super Systems Inc SSI and Omron.
Hydraulics Vickers, Rexroth, Bosch, Parker. Pneumatics SMC, Numatics,
Mac, Festo, Bimba. Welding Arc, and MIG.
Experienced with Ethylene Propylene
Diene Monomer EPDM, Thermoplastic Vulcanizate TPV extrusions profiles,
EPDM, TPV, Polyacrylic rubber, Fluoroelastomer Viton, Polytetraflouroethylene
Teflon PTFE molded oil seals, rubber seals and sealing products.
Industrial electricity /, /
phase, instrumentation, control system design, programming, mechanical,
electronics, blueprints, drawings, HVAC, sheet metal and tool design.
Training and Certificates
Airframe and Powerplant A&P Certification
Federal Aviation Administration FAA
Aviation Maintenance Technician Course
Certificate Linn Technical State College LSTC
Amateur Radio License Federal Communications
Team Building and Problem Solving Course
Certificate GenCorp Automotive
Maintenance Programmable and Logic Controller
Course Certificate – GenCorp Automotive
Six Sigma Leadership Training Course
Certificate GenCorp Automotive
Zenger Miller Team Building Course Certificate
East Central College ECC
Ladder Logic and Industrial Course Certificate
Intellect Controls Group Inc.
PLCs Course Certificate Siemens Energy
& Automation Incorporated
Work Centered Team Training Certificate
Basic Problem Solving Certificate
I'm dedicated to professional growth,
continually upgrading my skills and improving their versatility.
Resume references available upon request