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Manager Maintenance

Dahlonega, Georgia, 30533, United States
January 28, 2018

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Richard Elmer

Dawsonville, GA *****

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Home: 706-***-**** Cell: 706-***-****

Maintenance Manager/Supervisor:

An experienced, highly focused & safety driven leader with excellent coaching and team building skills who is also a talented developer of maintenance teams, the implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance systems and CMMS. Other skills include analytical troubleshooting, cost/budget conscious, effective communicator, promoter of 5S and good housekeeping, time and cost conscious project manager, driven to exceed KPI’s of maintenance performance and to exceed cost savings goals annually.


J.M. Huber Carbonate Mine – Marble Hill, GA

Maintenance Manager

3/13 to 8/17

Required to coordinate, allocate and oversee the work of 12 skilled multi craft maintenance employees including mobile equipment and facility maintenance. I oversaw the maintenance of 25 large pieces of equipment, a mobile equipment fleet of 40, 7 buildings and 50 acres of grounds. The job requirements also included scheduling and overseeing all work done by outside contractors, spare parts inventory and reduction, and the implementation of preventive/predictive systems I was responsible to perform Root Cause Analysis and to implement CMMS (TabWear System), Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Continuous Improvement and Cost Savings goals. Other responsibilities were negotiating repairs, warranty issues, requesting quotes on all mobile equipment. I also performed all performance reviews for my maintenance team and handled personnel vacation requests and any issues requiring my attention.

Highlights include 30% reduction of downtime, the implementation of Preventive & Predictive Maintenance System, Spare Parts Inventory System Program for both Machine Repair and Mobile Equipment Repair, 5S of Maintenance Department, Receipt of the Presidents’ Award 3 years consecutively (2013-2015) which included a bonus.

Engine Power Components -Grand Haven, MI

Maintenance Manager

7/06 to 3/13

I was responsible to allocate and supervise the work of 15 skilled tradesmen including electrical, mechanical and facility maintenance. This included all maintenance of a 200,000 square foot facility, 450 machines and 10 acres of grounds.

I negotiated, hired and supervised all outside contractors, purchased all materials for the maintenance department and was the administrator of the preventive, predictive and planned maintenance system. I also was certified by the state of Michigan to be a Storm Drain Operator.

Highlights include the creation and implementation of Preventive Maintenance System, Spare Parts Inventory System, Program and Rebuild Program The equipment we serviced was cnc machinery model such as (Mazak JDPhillips Welduction Adcole and Landis

Five Peaks Technology - Muskegon, MI

Production Manager

8/03 to 3/06

I was expected to ensure that 20 on-site employees and 5 build crews met production goals and that scrap goals were met daily. It was my responsibility to ensure that the departmental budget was used responsibly and not exceeded while purchasing all departmental supplies and managing the employee labor costs. I provided performance reviews on schedule to each employee as required. I was active in process and design improvement of both products and equipment.

Highlights include increase in productivity of 63% and reduction in labor Cost by 25%

Iso Trude- Grand Haven, MI

Maintenance Technician

2/03 to 8/03

Responsibilities included scheduled and unscheduled machine maintenance and repair, building upkeep and scheduled maintenance. I also was expected to upkeep 8 acres of grounds around the facility.

Federal-Mogul Assembled /Machined Camshafts- Grand Haven, MI

Production/Process/ Maintenance Manager/Machine Rebuild Manager

10/01 to 11/02

Responsible for daily production goals, scrap goals, departmental budget, and performance reviews

Work allocation of 12 skilled tradesmen and 120 production employees

Oversee and coordinate maintenance of 100,000 sq. ft. facility with 200 machines and 15 acres of grounds

Requisition materials including maintenance items and tooling needed for production

Participate in the creation of the business plan for the following year

Highlights - scrap reduction of 6% & efficiency improvements and implementation in effort to reduce labor cost by 25% in 1 year The Equipment we serviced was CNC models such as (Okuma Lathes, Cell Con maching centers, Heller Maching centers, Liebherr palletizers and Fanuc 5 axis Robots

Richard Elmer

Dawsonville, GA 30534

Reach me at my e-mail:

Home: 706-***-**** Cell: 706-***-****

Federal-Mogul Machined Camshafts- Grand Haven, MI

Maintenance/Rebuild Manager

8/90 to 10/01

Work allocation of 42 skilled tradesmen including electrical, mechanical and facility

Budget responsibility of 150 K per month

Responsible for maintenance of 200,000 sq. ft. facility with 475 machines

Highlights include creation an implementation of Preventive Maintenance System, Spare Parts Inventory System, Apprenticeship Program and Rebuild Program The equipment we serviced was ( Liebherr pick and place robots,Welduction Induction Hardner,Okuma Lathes, Heller Machining Centers,Heller Lathes Adcole gages) The rebuild process we converted Warner Swassey NC OD grinders to full CNC replacing controls motors and all mechanical systems including ball screws. The other machine we rebuilt was a Norton #3all hydraulic machine converted to complete CNC.We replaced hydraulic cylinders with Ball Screws and retrofitted a masterless system to reduce change over


Ravenna High School -Muskegon, MI (high school diploma )

Muskegon Community College / Michigan Department of Labor - Muskegon, MI ( 4 year certificate )

Michigan State University - Lansing, MI (maintenance measurement certificate )

The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Baker College - Muskegon, MI (lean manufacturing certificate)

Lean Manufacturing Training Certificate


Sean Mullett - Plant Manager

Cell: 706-***-****

Carl Redding – Contractor Customer Service

Cell: 706-***-****

Kenny Jones – Business Owner


John Barteau – Previous Employee


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