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Manager Manufacturing

East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
January 16, 2018

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Pablo A. Ortiz

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

East Hartford, CT.

Tel- 1-860-***-****


Objective: To join a company or organization, which can benefit from a proven manufacturing continuous improve- ment leadership. This company or organization will offer me with a challenging, stable and rewarding career.

Special Skills: Lean, TQM, and SPC trainer. President’s award at Wiremold Inc. Member of two Shingo Prize winning companies, and two Danaher's Best Plant World Wide awards. Dale Carnegie graduate, OSHA trained auditor, and bilingual.

Work History:

General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.

Position: Shipyard Superintendent, Area Supervisor PO2 Building, Area Manager. Responsible for the safety, cost, manning and duration in the manufacturing of US Navy destroyers, DDG 1000 and DDG51. Coordinate, lead, and supervise Union trades and Front Line Supervisors, in the assembly(welding HSLA80 mtrl.) and outfitting of equipment into ship's units. Member of the Safety and ESP teams.

August 2012- June 2014.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Danaher Corp. Bloomfield CT.(Jake brake ) Position: Manufacturing and Maintenance Manager, 3rd shift. Responsible for the manufacturing and Maintenance Dept. operations in the 3rd shift. Manage a diverse UAW workforce, providing guidance in safety, standard work, and maintenance practices. Teach, and enforce safety standards, document injury reports and prevention, and provide leadership and experience in an off shift environment. Trained in First Aid, Hazmat,LOTO, Ergonomics, forklift driving,and hoist-crane inspection. Respon- sible for Toyota Prod. System teaching and implementation.(DBS) Oct.2009-August 2012 and June 2014- current

Goodrich Pumps and Engine Controls, West Hartford, CT. Position: Mfg.Team Leader 2nd shift. Responsible for the manufacturing operations for machining, heat treating and plating of precision pumps, shafts and gears. Duties include: material flow, kanban racks, first piece inspection, disposition and work assignments for UAW labor force. Responsible for shift communication, safety and quality in the manufacturing operations. June 2007- May 2009.

Colts Manufacturing and Colts Defense LLC, West Hartford, CT. Position: Production Specialist- 2nd shift. Responsible for the manufacturing operations of M-16, M-4 and AR-15 rifle. Duties included scheduling work flow, assigning unionized labor force, (UAW) assigning Maintenance mechanics and Tool makers, and assigning Process dept. ( Heat treat and Tumble) Responsible for communications between shifts, both written and verbal. Responsible for safety and quality in the manufacturing operations. March, 2005 to April 2007.

Timken- Watertown CT.(Drivesol)

Position- 2nd shift Group Leader, Ishaft Dept. Components. Responsible for production associates and indirect mfg. support in the mfg. of automotive steering columns. Improvements resulted in labor reduction, faster change overs, proper kanban stores, cross trained flexible workforce, TPS training(5S, Kaizen, and standard work) June 2002 to March 2005

Danaher Tool Group, West Hartford, CT. (Holo-Krome) Position- 2nd Shift Plant Supervisor and 1st. Shift Team Leader. Responsible for the manufacturing operations of fasteners, hex keys, and hand tools. Direct supervision of mechanics, maintenance, production personnel, inspectors and material handlers. Responsible for Safety training for 2nd and 3rd shift.

April 1999 to June 2002

Wiremold, W. Hartford, CT. (Legrand Inc.)

Position- Shift leader for the One Piece and Two piece Dept. Responsible for the manufacturing operations for surface electrical wiring systems. Direct supervision of IBEW Union personnel, including production personnel, mechanics, setup men, and tool makers . Member of the Kaizen team in the consumer production team. SHINGO PRIZE May, 1997 to April 1999. Won the President’s award. United Abrasives/Sait. Inc. Willimantic, CT.

Position: Production Manager, 1st shift- Plate and Packing Dept.. Responsible for direct supervision of the Plates dept. union personnel. Responsible for the enforcing Safety rules and operational standards.

Oct. 1996 to April 1997.

Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc. Southington, CT. ( Critikon) Position- Manufacturing Team Leader.

Responsible for quality, safety and production of mfg. cells making medical IV catheters. Direct supervision of team technicians and team operators. Provide leadership role in safety, GMP, Kaizen and TQM areas. Reduced Wing Cell back order- to meet customers demands. SHINGO PRIZE Oct. 1993 to Oct. 1996.

Turbotech Products Inc. Windsor CT.

Position- Product Engineer for the Biomedical Plant. Set and implemented manufacturing operations for biomedical heat exchangers. ( welding of Cu and Cu- Ni heat exchangers) Responsible for SQC, vendor and customer audits, layout, and tooling. Major achievements- reduction of back orders, reduction of labor and in- creased customer satisfaction. (Bard, Ethox, Shilley and Baxter Bentley) Dec. 1987 to Oct. 1993.

Valco Manufaturing and Engineering- Bloomfield CT. Position- Engineering Manager- Prepared cost estimates reflecting manufacturing operations for Aerospace quality parts. Reviewed and prepared operational route sheets and machining sketches. “ On the floor Engineering Manager with the ability to talk to customers“, such as PWA, GE, Lycoming and DISC. Sept. 1986 to Dec. 1987

Heublein Inc. Hartford, CT.

Position- Shipping and Receiving Supervisor. Supervised Shipping and Receiving operations involving Unionized personnel. Set up Shipping safety program to comply with OSHA and GMP requirements. Responsible for bottling lines in the making of spirits. Jan. 1985 to Aug. 1985

Petroleum Meter and Pump- Avon, CT.

Position- Engineering Internship. Responsible for implementing prototypes into manufacturing process. Responsible for process sheets, PERT sheets, layouts and tooling upgrades. June 1985 to Dec. 1985

Ryan Business Systems, South Windsor, CT.

Position- Shipping and Receiving Clerk. Implemented storage and handling systems to reduce cost and in- ventory losses. Delivery and maintained photocopier equipment. Oct. 1979 to June 1985

EDUCATION: Central Connecticut State Univ. New Britain, CT. Major- Bachelor of Science- Industrial Technology, Specialization- Manufacturing Management. Cum-2.87

Teikyo Post Universtiy- International management- 12 credits. Front Line Supervisor training at Bath Iron Works. Activities & Interest- Carpentry, remodeling, cooking, gardening, music, antique collecting, and hiking.

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