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Manager Maintenance

Location:
Stow, Ohio, United States
Posted:
October 03, 2017

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Ray Ball

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Stow, Ohio *****

330-***-**** cell

330-***-**** home

ac2kw5@r.postjobfree.com

Career Highlights

Planned and managed capital improvement project to eliminate scrap caused by uncontrollable water temperature going to the casters in a large steel mill.

Planned maintenance activities around production schedules to prevent unnecessary downtime. Co-ordinated activities with the Production Manager so that no shipping schedules or production schedules were interrupted.

Resolved ongoing employee/employee and employee/management conflicts that were undermining department efficiency

Eliminated the constant repairs needed to the factory installed piping by designing a new blowdown system using AutoCAD and SolidWorks for the boilers at the Timken Bearing facility.

Significantly reduced maintenance costs by locating new sources for parts.

Created a Min/Max inventory system to track what was on hand and what needed to be ordered using Lean Systems Management.

Improved employee skill sets thru continuous training.

Eliminated the need to store and dispose of filtering media by designing a new mist collection system that exceeded EPA requirements for Timkens’ Bearing Machining plants.

Assisted in the complete automation of the plant air producing systems.

Experienced with several CMMS systems, Faciliworks, B&L (Odessy), Maximo.

Experience

American Light Metals (Empire Die Casting) Jan 2016 - Present

Maintenance Manager

Managed three shifts of maintenance leaders and crew

Maintained and serviced all Aluminum and Zinc casting equipment

Maintained all hydraulic trim presses

Responsible for two foundries (Aluminum and Zinc)

Set daily and weekend maintenance schedules

Planned projects/collected bids/managed projects to conclusion

Created a database of all equipment and PM schedules

Trained employees in all aspects of safety (LOTO, working at heights, confined space, etc

Disciplined employees, hired and fired, started programs to improve moral and reduce squabbling.

Performed weekly LPA audits

Purchased parts, tools, and equipment rentals needed to complete assigned tasks

Participated in energy efficiency meetings in an effort to reduce waste and improve recycling

Managed facility repairs and contractors

General Aluminum, June 2012 – Oct 2015

Maintenance Manager

Managed three shifts of maintenance supervisors and crew

Maintained and serviced all aluminum casting equipment

Maintained and serviced all facilities and equipment (HVAC, plumbing, parking lot, building and grounds)

Maintained all sand core machines

Responsible for two foundries

Set schedules

Planned projects/collected bids/managed projects to conclusion

Created a database of all equipment and PM schedules

Trained employees in all aspects of safety (LOTO, working at heights, confined space, etc

Disciplined employees, hired and fired, started programs to improve moral and reduce squabbling.

Performed monthly audits to improve housekeeping

Performed monthly audits looking for safety violations (missing guardrails, damaged stairways/ladders, broken LOTO handles, etc

Held weekly safety talks at beginning of each shift

Purchased parts, tools, and equipment rentals needed to complete assigned tasks

Participated in energy efficiency meetings in an effort to reduce waste and recycle

Republic Steel, January 2011 - December 2011

Maintenance /Project Manager

Supervised Boilerhouse crew - updated their training - planned outages for major boiler/turbine/blower repairs - worked with the melt shops (3) to provide clean steam for Degas operations around the clock

Plan maintenance using a CMMS (Faciliworks)

Plan projects and capital improvements

Supervised maintenance crew for the entire facility

Responsible for all the Mechanical Utilities, Air, Oxygen, Gas, Nitrogen, Water, Sewer, Steam, Chemical, and process water lines

Updated the CMMS program with all new equipment brought onsite

Created 7 day operating schedules, ordered material, and assigned technicians

Held monthly audits

Performed quarterly safety analysis of jobsites and did Fall Prevention Surveys

Responsible for Confined Space Entry permits, training, and contractor bidding

Kronos payroll system

Operated the water/wastewater treatment plant which consisted of 2 one million gallon clarifiers

General Motors (Contract Assignment thru DCP), August 2009 - December 2010

Maintenance Supervisor/Project Manager

Supervised union maintenance and janitorial staff at two GM plants in Cleveland.

Planned and lead daily maintenance for all facilities and projects using CMMS.

Held weekly safety training classes. Implemented Lean Manufacturing.

Supervised and upgraded PM program to improve equipment reliability.

Supervised outside contractors – negotiated contracts for services.

Recommended processes to reduce cost while maintaining output.

Created a database of all equipment to improve maintenance response time and cross reference common parts use.

Brewer-Garrett @ Timken, April 2008 - June 2009

Service Manager

Assisted with maintenance at the Timken bearing plants, supervised union personnel.

Increased production by improving reliability and sustainability of equipment using TPM and a CMM system.

Planned and lead the day to day operation of several large and small industrial facilities including maintenance, energy efficiency, designing and implementing upgrades to improve equipment reliability.

Scheduled techs, ordered parts and supplies, maintained an inventory of critical parts.

Implemented continuous improvement training for maintenance technicians.

Designed new systems and managed new projects that increased efficiencies.

Was responsible for all eight boiler rooms at the Timken facility.

Managed $1.3 m in contracts while working within a strict budget.

Ford Motor Co. January 1977 – December 2007

Senior Powerhouse Engineer (1986 – 2007)

Assisted in bringing Visual Factory/Standardized Work to the plant

Serviced and did yearly rebuilds on all compressors from small 5 hp units to large 4 stage, three thousand HP centrifugal units.

Planned, laid out and managed maintenance projects.

Implemented upgrades and modifications to the existing systems to increase productivity.

Trained the new apprentices.

Operated and maintained the main boiler room, including all steam, air, water, and chemical systems.

Education

Akron University

Autodesk Inventor 2012

Autocad 2010

Solidworks 2011

Certified in Applied Project Management

Certified in Lean Mastery, 5S, 5 Why, SPC

Science, Math, Computer operating systems, Spanish

Certified MS Office

Engineering Apprenticeship Cleveland, Ohio

First Class Engineers License - Current

Electrical, Physics, Turbines, Metallurgy, Drafting, Welding, Steamfitting, Boiler operations, Water Chemistry, HVAC-R, Diesel generators

Certified Confined Space Entry

Certified Working at Heights

Certified Job Safety Analysis

Certified Lockout /Tagout



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