Donald D. Gruntman, Sr.
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Maintenance Mechanic, Dura Mold, Inc., Stevensville, MI May 2011 to August
. Daily inspection and maintenance of machinery.
. Ensure that all repairs are completed in a timely manner.
. Responsible for Preventative/Predictive Maintenance throughout
. Responsible for installation of new machinery/equipment.
. Responsible for all Mechanical and Electrical functions in the entire
Director Environmental Services, Royalton Manor Nursing Home, St. Joseph,
MI May 2009- May 2011
. Responsible for facility, building codes, safety regulations, and
. Directed environmental service areas, contracted projects, and
. Responsible for employee evaluations and reports to management of
daily facility issues.
Facilities Maintenance Manager, Fourwinds Casino Resort, New Buffalo, MI.
May 2007 - January 2009
. Responsible for maintenance operations efficiency, productivity, and
compliance with established standards.
. Ensure that all general maintenance and repairs throughout the
facilities and property completed in a timely manner.
. Responsible for repairs on HVAC systems, kitchen equipment and all
facilities maintenance operations.
. Directly hire, supervise, and evaluate all maintenance personnel.
. Responsible for payroll of department.
. Responsible for Preventative and Predictive Maintenance throughout the
. Implemented safety programs to ensure all employees and guests
provided a safe, hazard free environment.
. Conduct daily inspections of property and project areas to ensure
Maintenance Supervisor, Team Advisor, Reliability Based Maintenance
Coordinator; Vibration Analysis, Whirlpool Corporation, World Appliance
Manufacturer, Benton Harbor, MI February 1997-May 2007.
. Plan, prioritize, schedule, repair and maintenance of all plant
. Responsible for plant/ building maintenance.
. Supervision of up to 68 union and non union employees, Production and
. Liaison for Safety Steering Committee, reporting safety status to
. Problem identification and problem solutions in all aspects of plant
operations including Preventative Maintenance.
. Schedule daily and weekend overtime, in Manufacturing and Maintenance.
. Implemented Reliability Based Maintenance Vibration Analysis program
and trained associates.
. Review and evaluation of apprentices and Journeyman.
. Use of Computer Based Preventative Maintenance and Work Order Systems.
. Responsible for Lock Out, Tag Out Training and Yearly Awareness, wrote
the current program.
Journeyman, Industrial Machine Repairman, Machine Maintenance Rebuild Team,
Vibration Analyst, Level I Certified, Denso Manufacturing, Battle Creek,
MI, May 1989 - February 1997
. Schedule, plan, pretest, rebuild, and after-test high-tech machinery
on yearly basis.
. Responsible for machinery running at highest productivity levels.
. Total implementation of a Vibration-Based Reliability Based
. Maintenance and schedule of vibration database and schedule of repair
of high tech machinery.
. Analyzed Spectrum and Waveform Data and prepared Quarterly and Yearly
Cost Savings Reports.
. Condition Monitoring-Alignment, Balancing, Infrared Thermography.
Donald D. Gruntman, Sr.
Laboratory Technician, Dishwasher and Automatic Washers, Whirlpool
Corporation, World Appliance Manufacturer, Benton Harbor, MI December 1988-
. Laboratory support for brand design engineering groups through product
. Responsible for reports on testing done on dishwashers and washers.
Maintenance Mechanic, Imperial Printing Company, St. Joseph, MI October
1987 - December 1988
. Responsible for facilities/ building maintenance.
. Installation of new machinery and troubleshooting of all machinery.
Journeyman, Industrial Machine Repair, Apprenticeship Served, Whirlpool
Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI September 1972 September 1987
. Planned and layout all required operations in the installation, repair
rebuilding, of a variety of standard and special purpose machine
tools, processing equipment and their accessories, Journeyman
. Served and completed a four-year Apprenticeship program in three
years and three Months.
. Responsible for total set-up and operation of the making of the Wig
Wag Solenoid (inlet valve
solenoid), for Whirlpool Brand Name Washers, Lead-Man, Set-up.
. Various other assembly jobs leading to eventual selected Apprentice.
. Apprenticeship served 1983-1987
. Whirlpool Leadership Academy
. Coaching for Success
o Leadership Culture
o Will To Win
o Imperative for Change
o Decision Making
o Operational Excellence
o Alignment of Goals To Accomplish Great Things
o Enduring Values-Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork
. College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1991
. Breakdown Avoidance Through Vibration-Based Predictive Maintenance
. Ferris State (College) University
. Attended One Year, Pursued Business Administration
. Lake Michigan College
. Graduated in 1987
. Four Year Technical degree in In Skilled Trades Technology
Donald D. Gruntman, Sr.
. Certified Vibration Technician, Vibration Institute, Chicago, IL
. Certified Vibration Analyst, Computational Systems, Inc., Knoxville,
. Microsoft Office Professional, and Internet Applications
. Proficient in HR Logix
. Oracle basics
. Reliability Based Maintenance, Vibration Analysis-Advisor
. Quality Circles, Secretary and Leader
. Secretary of Golf League
. Papers Published and Presented in a training atmosphere
. 1995, Annual Vibration Institute Meeting, St. Louis, MO
. 1996, Annual Vibration Institute Meeting, Indianapolis, IN
. 1996, Annual Computational Systems User Conference, Nashville, TN
. 1997, Program of the Year Award, Computational Systems, User
. Finished in top Three of New Programs, with Competition against 47
Corporations, Denso Manufacturing, Battle Creek, MI
. Published, Presented Presentation on Denso's Reliability Based
for Program of the Year Award
. 1999, Annual Computational Systems Reliability Conference, Nashville,
. 1999, Wrote Training Manual for Teaching of Technical Skill Sessions
for Vibration Analysis and Reliability Testing of Rotating Machinery,
Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI
. 2002, 2003, PowerPoint Presentations, of Total Productive Maintenance,
Manufacturing (TPMM), to Upper Management Staff for Two Different
Manufacturing Areas, Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI
. 2003, Updated and Rewrote, Lock Out, Tag Out Procedure and Training
Presentation, Trained entire Plant on this Procedure, Whirlpool
Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI
. 2007, Leadership classes, Leadership 1-5 Fourwinds Casino, New
. 2008, Certificate from General Electric, Lighting and Electrical
Institute, Nela Park, Cleveland, OH, USA