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Maintenance Quality Control

Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 17870, United States
May 26, 2010

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Selinsgrove, Pa 17870 217-***-****

Jacob Thiltgen

To utilize my education, experience, skills, and abilities in today's

Objective industry with an emphasis on maintenance, production, and


Experience July 2008- Present ConAgra Foods Inc. Milton, PA

Area Team Leader

Own all Production, Maintenance, and Quality associated with the fourth

largest cannery in the world.

Manage a crew of 55to 75 union employees responsible for plant start ups

and shut downs, maintenance, quality, and sanitation in accordance with the


Eliminate waste in labor and yield on a continual daily basis.

Cross train employees based on critical areas to build a better bench strength

and eliminate waste in labor.

Start up increase of 12% under my direct supervision.

2007 – 2008 Ring Container, Corp. Decatur, IL

Production/ Maintenance Manager

Supervise 3rd shift production crew of 15-20 employees.

Lead by instructing technicians/maintenance on line maintenance both

verbally and physically.

Supervise schedules, time sheets, and employee performance

Perform maintenance on production lines including general operation and

PM’s, Troubleshoot all major mechanical and electrical problems.

OEE increase of 15-20% average under my supervision.

2005 – 2007 PlastiPak, Corp. Champaign, IL

Project Maintenance

Supervise and perform all necessary maintenance on 54 lines.

Perform all welding, machining, and fabrication associated with lines

Work with engineering dept. on building special equipment.

Sole project maintenance mechanic.

December 2005 - May 2005 Pepsi MidAmerica Marion, IL

Maintenance Management (Attending College)

Perform maintenance on lines.

Fabricate guards, stands, and any necessary equipment for lines.

Managing overtime for the plant.

Work with other managers on developing systems to manage time efficiency.

January 2004 – August 2004 Solo Cup Co. Urbana, IL

Lid Line Maintenance Mechanic (Attending College)

Perform all maintenance on lid line machines.

Responsible for the entire lid lines on weekends.

Fabricate necessary parts for lines.

2003-2004, 2005 Kraft Foods Inc. Champaign, IL

Intern Engineer-Miscellaneous Laborer-Quality Control Technician (Attending


Determine critical parts for the Velveeta line.

Working with maintenance on a line that grosses $55,000 per hour.

Working directly with engineers on implementing new components on

existing machines.

Test and maintain quality control equipment.

Test products to make sure it is within allowed tolerances.

Perform general quality control tasks.

2001-2003 Jake Thiltgen Construction Dewey, IL

Owner and Operator (Attending College)

Owned and operated self-owned construction business.

Completed roofing and siding for new homes.

Manage a crew of three to five people in performing various construction


1999-2001 Metal Fab Inc. Champaign, IL

Machine Operator-Maintenance Mechanic (Attending College and High School)

Operated metal fabrication equipment.

Performed general maintenance on metal fabrication equipment.

Clearance and setup presses and other fabrication equipment.

Education Aug. 2009-Present University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ

M.B.A. Masters of Management. GPA 3.87

2004-2005 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL

B.S. Industrial Technology. GPA- 3.4

National Association of Industrial Technology certified.

Core Courses: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TPM, SPC.

2000-2003 Parkland College Champaign, IL

A.S. Electronics Systems Technology. GPA-3.2

Electrical Power Certificate

I have a lifetime of mechanical and electrical knowledge from working in my

father’s personally owned automotive repair and machine shop.

Management, Metal Fabrication, Maintenance, Mechanics, Machining,

Interests Building and Designing anything that relates to manufacturing.

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