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Continuous Improvement Technician

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
August 30, 2017

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Ralph B Cabrera

***** * *** **** **.

Maricopa AZ, 85138

Cell: 972-***-****


Skilled Technician with a background in Manufacturing and Production, looking to obtain a position as a Assembler that utilizes my technical experience and maintenance skill set.


Detail Oriented

Results Focused

Excellent Communication skills

Time Management

MS Word and MS Excel

Team Player

Technical skills

SAP knowledgeable


Safeway Ice Cream Plant

Batcher/CIP Operator

Dec. 2016 - Aug. 2017

Following all proper batching ingredients to approved SOP's (standard operating procedures).

Monitor production lines to ensure efficiency; to preform real time visual inspections of product and process.

Following the production schedule and doing weekly changeovers in a timely manner.

Test each batch and filling out daily paperwork to adhere to food and safety rules and regulations..

Maintain a daily log of lost and raw materials and daily waste.

Adhere to all department policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices)

CIP's (Clean in Place) equipment and maintain a clean work area on the daily.

Operate all equipment efficiently and safely: periodically deep clean and sanitize mixing and filling equipment, production lines, and work area during and after shift,

Nestle Waters North America

Blow Mold Tech/Production Line Operator/Maintenance Apprentice

Mar. 2011 - Oct. 2016

Safely and proactively operate, troubleshoot, and optimize PET blow mold and support equipment.

Monitor and adjust bottle processes to optimize quality and correct defects.

Preform quality checks and machines PM's to prevent contamination.

Support continuous improvement initiatives through involvement in root causes analysis events.

Maintain 5S standards in packaging and blow mold work areas

Use brainstorming and analysis tools to find root cause of machine issues and create standards to maintain solutions.

Perform bottle changeovers on Douglas and Kister packages as well as Krones and Sidel blowmolders.

Assisted Maintenance team with equipment repairs, PM's and rebuilds.

Assist Line Mechanics on troubleshooting issues that arouse from the machines while being operated.


Test Technician

Apr. 2010 - Oct. 2010

Analyze problems and take appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operations of the equipment.

Adjust, repair and replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and ensure conformance to specifications.

Maintain daily logs of operation, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions during daily process.

Rework, repaired and replaced damage assemblies.

Inspect and process each individual part before and after process.

Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective action.

Notify Supervisors and other personnel production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.


Test Technician

Apr. 2010 - Oct. 2010

Calibrate, repair and rework pneumatic assemblies ans systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances.

Test performance and electromechanical assemblies using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, volt meters.

Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housing or assemblies, using hand tools, power tools, and fixtures.

Inspect parts for surface defects.

Inspect and test wiring installation, assemblies and circuits for resistance factors and for operations.

Complete, review, and maintain production time, and waste reports.

Measure and adjust voltage to specified value to determine operational accuracy of instrument.

United States Marine Corps

Admin. Clerk

Nov. 1999 - Nov. 2007


South Mountain Community College

Nestle Water Maintenance Program

Mar. 2013 - Feb. 2015

Tempe High School

May 1995 - May 1998

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