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Machine Shop Manager

White Haven, Pennsylvania, 18661, United States
January 31, 2018

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Donald Stewart

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Weatherly, PA.18255

Home phone 570-***-****

Cell 570-***-****

Wyman Gordon

Wilkes Barre, PA

CNC Programmer/Setup engineer

Setup and program CNC vertical turret lathes to machine parts for aircraft jet engines

Machine materials such as Hastex, Waspaloy, and Inconel

Do quality checks in accordance with FAA instructions

Slusser Brothers (Pennsy Supply) Trucking and Excavating

Dorrance, PA.

Purchasing Manager

5/2010 to 1/13/2012

Position Relocated Out of The Area

Do all purchasing for the operation and equipment division of a large heavy construction company

Negotiate with vendors to find the best pricing for the commodity that is to be purchased

Deal with managers purchasing issues and requests.

Contact vendors concerning pricing and delivery issues.

Work with A/P to correct invoice and delivery issues

I am on the regional national accounts committee for finding and securing special pricing from vendors.

Contact and visit vendors to secure special pricing and rectify vendor issues.

Garland Commercial Industries

Freeland, PA.

C.N.C. Programmer / Engineer

10/2006 to 5/2010

Plant shutdown

Program C.N.C. punch presses and F.M.S using Amada AP100 software, Amnest nesting software, and Autocad

Work on design team to develop new products

Develop LEAN manufacturing within the fabrication shop.

Meet with manufacturing engineers to develop best punch and bend routine

Schedule C.N.C punch time

Recommend changes to part or material type to reduce cost

Troubleshoot machine, tooling, and program problems

Work closely with materials and production planning to keep inventory up to date

Specialty Roller and Machine

Berwick, PA.

Production Manager

7/2005 to 7/2006

Layoff, company had financial difficulty

Oversee the complete production of a specialty / job machine shop, C.N.C. lathe, Mills and screw machines in the Job shop, and Manual lathes and mills in the roller shop.

Complete job estimates and shop drawings

Control purchasing of tooling and new equipment

Schedule production and control time of equipment and personnel

Setup and institute quality control program to control quality and customer satisfaction.

Have full control over personnel, including hiring, reviews, discipline, and discharge.

Control budget of personnel, tooling, and equipment.

Schedule machine and building maintenance to comply with maintenance needs.

Program C.N.C. equipment when needed

Develop new ideas to cut production time and cost.

Advance Auto Distribution Center

Kutztown, PA.

Maintenance Manager

9/2004 to 6/2005

Maintenance outsourced

Over see the operation of a 658,000 sq ft. D.C.

Involved with the startup of the D.C. including installation of all machinery and equipment.

Manage 9 maintenance employees including hiring, disciplining and developing a maintenance training program.

Develop and implement P.M. schedule for 112 Crown forklifts, stock pickers, and walkie/riders, 3 miles of Integrated conveyor system and all building systems

Develop P.M. schedule for Contract outside vendors to do projects on site.

Stay within monthly and yearly budget and institute plans to keep cost in guidelines.

Work with other department managers to streamline work flow to cut cost and minimize carton movement.

Develop Hazmat program for the hazardous waste produced in the D.C. service region.

BigLots Distribution Center

Tremont, pa.

Supervisor, Second Shift Maintenance

9/2001 to 9/2004

Went to Advance, better opportunity

Supervise the second shift maintenance team consisting of 7 maintenance personnel

Schedule employees time and track time using Kronos time keeping software

Responsible for the operation of the facility ( 1.2 million sq/ft ) and six miles of Buschman conveyor systems.

Use PMC 2000 computer software to make work orders and track used parts and time.

Caradon Mid-East Aluminum

Mountain Top, PA.

C.N.C. Coordinator

2/1999 to 4/2001


Schedule employees and production on third shift

Ran production machine shop on second shift.

Managed an Aluminum anodizing operation on third shift.

Train employees of their responsibilities

Managed up to 25 employees in a union environment

Cooper Ind / Champion Aviation Products

Supervisor, Machine shop / Plant Maintenance

4/1996 to 3/1998

Plant shutdown

Supervised maintenance and machine shop personnel

Scheduled work flow, hours, and production in machine shop

Involved in instituting an S.P.C. program

Involved in implementing I.S.O. 9000 standards

Monitored a $25,000.00 monthly budget to include purchasing and inventory control

Managed maintenance of a 170,000 sq/ft. building

Used AUTOCAD 14 to develop plant, operations, and machine shop drawings.

Trained personnel in the setup, operation, and programming of C.N.C. equipment.

Instituted the use of Direct Numerical Control

Developed programs for C.N.C. machine shop equipment using C.A.M. programs.

Did all C.N.C. programming for machine shop, also kept all programs and setup procedures up to date

Cooper Ind. Champion Aviation Products

Weatherly, PA.

C.N.C. Programmer

12/1985 to 4/1996

Moved into management

Program, setup and operate various C.N.C. machining equipment

Develop programs using C.A.M. software

Use Autocad to change product designs to facilitates machining

Order all tooling needed to perform machining operations.

Use C.M.M. to do first piece check of machined part.


Pennsbury High School

General courses

Bucks County Vo-Tech. School

Machine shop Certification

Luzerne County Community College

Courses in design and drafting

Lehigh county Vo-Tech. School

Certificate in H.V.A.C.

E.P.A. Refrigeration Certification

Compliance Solutions

40 hour Hazmat certification

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