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Maintenance Manager/supervisor

McHenry, Illinois, United States
January 26, 2018

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Martin Zuras

McHenry, IL *****

480-***-**** • •

Maintenance Manager / Facility Manager

Experienced manager and supervisor with excellent track record of safety, productivity, and teamwork.


Expertise includes maintenance, operations, and planning for manufacturing facilities in diverse industries, including steel, precision tools, and animal pharmaceuticals.

Consistent record of accomplishment in optimizing efficiencies and improving processes to increase output while reducing risk.

Committed manager and leader who inspires teams to achieve high standards of excellent and quality.

Background includes initiating and implementing comprehensive improvement programs and Quality Assurance initiatives.


ISO 9000 ~ Lean Manufacturing ~ TPM ~ Laser Welding Systems ~ Air and Liquid Plumbing Systems ~ Poly Welding ~ Nutritional Supplements Equipment ~ Automotive Safety Systems ~ Foundry Operations ~ Lock Out / Tag Out ~ PLC Troubleshooting ~ Conveyor Systems ~ MIG / TIG Welding ~ Semiconductor Processing ~ Alarm Systems ~ Hydraulic Control Systems ~ Power Distribution Systems ~ Vacuum Systems

Professional Experience

Lapmaster-Wolters, International, Milwaukee, WI / Mesa, AZ

Service Engineer / Service Manager (2014 – 2017)

Engineered solutions and supported process development, testing, and documentation for precision tool company. Supervised engineering team. Trained and coached staff, including engineering, maintenance, and operations personnel. Ensured proper installation, repair, and maintenance of equipment.

Key Achievements:

Directed installation of two fully automated 5-axis CNC precision grinders while ensuring tolerances of less than 1 micron across each part.

Trained on-site maintenance team to effectively repair and maintain Lapmaster equipment.

Serviced Speedfam lappers and polishers, as well as Barnes precision honing tools.

Precision Science, Phoenix, AZ

Maintenance Manager (2012 – 2014)

Oversaw maintenance, installation, fabrication, and modification of tools, machines, and other equipment utilized to manufacture or improve products for animal pharmaceutical company. Strategized and directed plant improvements with focus on managing costs.

Key Achievements:

Drastically reduced unplanned downtime from 13% to 0.8% through effective problem solving and improvements to plant processes.

Improved key maintenance parameters through preventative and predictive maintenance, including asset utilization, maintenance costs, and PM and schedule compliance.

Established plant CMMS program that leveraged best practices to encourage planning, scheduling, and preventative maintenance.

Sivyer Steel, Davenport, IA

Maintenance Supervisor (2011)

As 24-hour on-call supervisor, coordinated second shift crew of maintenance electricians and millwrights. Oversaw outside contractors handling grounds maintenance, waste removal, and ventilation services.

Key Achievements:

Introduced a Quality Assurance program designed to inspect and test work while minimizing downtime.

Reduced equipment failures and breakdowns by increasing preventative maintenance completion rates.

ME Global, Tempe, AZ

Maintenance Supervisor (2008 – 2010)

Recruited to manage 24/6 facility maintenance for multi-billion-dollar steel company. Supervised 11 electricians and 10 millwrights.

Key Achievements:

Assessed plant on continual basis to track extra emissions, production problems, equipment issues, or any other plant condition that needed reporting to upper-level management.

Previous Experience

Facilities Maintenance Engineer, American Supplement Technologies, Tempe, AZ

Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, Gila River Operations, Pimalco, Chandler, AZ

Maintenance Supervisor, Lifesparc, Inc., Hollister, CA

West Coast Service Engineer, S.G.S. Slicing Solutions, Gilroy, CA

Facilities and Machine Maintenance Supervisor, Crystal Technologies, Inc., Palo Alto, CA

Maintenance Technician, Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, CA

Education and Training

DE ANZA JUNIOR COLLEGE, Cupertino, CA; General Coursework in Math Processes

Certifications & Training

HAZMAT Training ~ OSHA Compliance Training ~ Chemical Handling Training ~ NFPA 70e Arc Flash Training ~ ERT/MERT Training ~ Emergency Toxic Gas Release Training ~ SCBA Training ~ Fire Training ~ Visible Emissions Training ~ High Voltage Electrical Safety ~ Forklift Operator Certificate ~ High Pressure Welding Certificate ~ Alan Bradley Frequency Drives ~ GMP Training ~ Six Sigma Training

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