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Maintenance Manager

St. Joseph, MI
August 31, 2012

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Donald D. Gruntman, Sr.

*** ****** *****

St. Joseph, MI 49085

(H) 269-***-****

269-***-**** (Mobile)


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

preventative maintenance.

. 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

efficient operations.

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 Program.

. 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.

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Laboratory Technician, Dishwasher and Automatic Washers, Whirlpool

Corporation, World Appliance Manufacturer, Benton Harbor, MI December 1988-

May 1989

. 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

maintenance and

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.

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. 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

Conference, Finalist

. 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

Maintenance System

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

Buffalo, MI

. 2008, Certificate from General Electric, Lighting and Electrical

Institute, Nela Park, Cleveland, OH, USA

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