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Manager Engineering

Location:
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Posted:
February 15, 2018

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Philip LeMay

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ac4hhx@r.postjobfree.com

715-***-****

A results oriented, hands-on individual with more than twenty years of progressive manufacturing and management experience. Strongly emphasizing teamwork, creativity, and empowering people.

Qualifications:

General Manager

Screenco Manufacturing, Sheboygan, WI

Feb 2016 – October 2017

Canadian owned company. Lost major contract, shut down US division.

Evaluated employee performance, set goals, and developed improvement plans.

Increases management's effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives;

Assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing incentives; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; providing educational opportunities.

Develops strategic plan by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting assumptions; recommending objectives.

Accomplishes subsidiary objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections.

Coordinates efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies and practices; coordinating actions with corporate staff.

Mentored junior team members to improve performance.

Reduced and controlled expenses by optimizing on-site work processes.

Implement safety policies to reduce or eliminate incidents.

Define employee functions and keep individuals on task.

Solicited information from administrative staff, executive leadership, and other department managers to make informed decisions regarding operational changes.

Attended industry conferences and tradeshows to maintain knowledge and network.

Work with team members to increase individual performance and set realistic improvement goals.

Optimized site processes to ensure high team performance.

Installer

Budget Blinds of the Fox Valley, Appleton, WI

December 2015 - Feb 2016

Hired as General Manager of Screenco Manufacturing in Sheboygan, WI

Install, move, and modify window coverings and related equipment, according to job order specifications, standards, and procedure.

Diagnose equipment malfunctions.

Repair product and service equipment.

Maintain and report accurate records of hours and materials used.

Report and monitor service order changes.

Maintain and install equipment according to manufacturer recommendations and specifications.

Perform additional functions incidental to technician activities.

Install electrical and manual control systems.

Train the customer on system use and how to maintain the system maintenance if needed.

Reduced and control expenses by optimizing on-site work processes.

General Manager

American Industrial Sales, Berlin, WI

September 2014 – December 2015

Owner sold the company and retired. New owners let all senior staff go.

Evaluated employee performance, set goals, and developed improvement plans.

Increases management's effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives;

Assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing incentives; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; providing educational opportunities.

Develops strategic plan by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting assumptions; recommending objectives.

Accomplishes subsidiary objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections.

Coordinates efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies and practices; coordinating actions with corporate staff.

Mentored junior team members to improve performance.

Reduced and controlled expenses by optimizing on-site work processes.

Implement safety policies to reduce or eliminate incidents.

Define employee functions and keep individuals on task.

Solicited information from administrative staff, executive leadership, and other department managers to make informed decisions regarding operational changes.

Attended industry conferences and tradeshows to maintain knowledge and network.

Work with team members to increase individual performance and set realistic improvement goals.

Optimized site processes to ensure high team performance.

Maintenance Manager / Warehouse Manager / Lean Manager

Brillion Iron Works, Brillion, WI

October 2011 – September 2014

Union was unable to agree with contract offer. Company shut down.

Lean Manufacturing Implementations

Implemented a PM system to maintain equipment

Continuous Improvement Processes

Supplier and Customer Kanban Systems

Kaizen Events

5-S Implementation

Make vs. Buy Decisions

Supplier Agreements

Developing Performance Evaluation Systems

Team Building

Mentoring / Coaching

Developed a local supplier to eliminate quality and delivery issues resulting in savings. Performed a Make vs. Buy analysis on an existing product lines.

Developed a strategy to create preferred supplier partnerships for outside services with industry leaders to consolidate suppliers and open the door to co-marketing and selling agreements.

Accountability for profit, loss, and management for all departments responsible for complete fulfillment of customer orders, including: Production, Engineering, Quality, Planning and Scheduling, Purchasing, Machine Shop, Warehousing, and Customer Service.

Implemented lean manufacturing.

Transformed the production methodology to a push - pull system. Implemented Kanban inventory systems with suppliers and customers resulting in: --Streamlined inventories and increased inventory turnover. --Improved customer delivery performance while reducing lead times. --Reduced scrap and waste. --Accelerated plant responsiveness by reducing complex setups through value stream mapping. --Leveraged existing plant floor space and equipment through Lean initiatives, reclaiming floor space for new production cells. --Cultivated and championed a continuous improvement team.

Quality Engineering Manager

Karl Schmidt Unisia, Marinette, WI

May 1995-July 2011

Plant shut down. Offered position as Maintenance Manager at Brillion Iron Works.

PPAP

Control plans Created, managed.

ISO 9000 Certified

CMM used preset programs daily.

APQP (Advanced product quality planning) Trained in, and followed.

CNC Operated daily.

Gauge R & R over 240 done yearly.

Measured with hand gauges, utilizing: Digital venire, Height stands, OD ID Gauges, and many other proprietary measuring gauges.

Measured in Microns, tolerance was 2 microns.

Frequency was %100 on piston dimensions, and %100 visual.

Perform validations / verifications of various electronic systems.

Design and write test procedures, critique system test procedures, and assist in the development of upgrades and enhancements.

Investigate systems problems and provide results of the investigation.

Prepare recommendations and solutions on system problems to include alternate testing to verify change.

Comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, system specifications and test procedures.

Provide technical data and evaluation for components, equipment and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout and contract requirements.

Prepare Quality Assurance Documents.

(URO/MRC) and reprogramming of Gauge talker.

Machine Maintenance Technician

Karl Schmidt Unisia, Marinette, WI

February 1993- May 1995

Promoted to Quality Engineering Manager.

Repaired molds and machinery: Hydraulics - Pneumatics - Electronics - Welding - Metal Fabrication.

To be sure that molds were set up and aligned correctly.

Make sure process was set up to run quality parts in the quoted cycle times.

Ensured that the molds were cleaned and put away in the location assigned to that mold.

Worked on process when needed.

Preventative maintenance performed daily.

Cleaned and prepped molds on regular basis.

Ensured insert changes were done correctly as needed.

Made sure that mold was set up for correct parts before taking first piece to QA.

Operated Kastako 5, hydraulic mold machine, used in conjunction with Allen Bradley 550, 600, and 650 touch screen systems to produce automotive pistons.

Metal fabrication, welding, and hydraulic repairs.

Detail machine overhauling including tear down and rebuilding.

Final finish assemblies including precision painting.

Drove forklift to pour liquid metal into holding furnaces.

Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, United Air Force

1991-1993

Accepted buy out to get out early after the Berlin Wall came down.

Facilitated the overall aircraft operations.

Facilitated the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating

Maintenance operations.

Supervised personnel whether they are qualified or not.

Scheduled the availability of personnel to ensure best end results.

Repaired and modified all airframe, power plant and propeller.

In-charge of removal and dismantling of faulty parts.

Examined operational procedures on all aircraft.

Controlled all power tools and equipment.

Education:

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Marinette, WI

Engineering / Lean Implementations / Business Management / Safety Management / Ergonomics

August 2007 - June 2009

Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power Point

Quality Documentation

Safety Management

Accident Investigation

Work Measurement

Ergonomics/Safety

Process Improvement

Materials Science

Facilities Planning

Precision Measure

Manufacturing Materials

Material Resource Planning

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI

Engineering

August 1993- June 1995

Impacts of Engineering Design

Welding

Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer

Manufacturing Process Engineering

Controls And Instrumentation

Fluid Mechanics

Manufacturing System Design And Simulation

Design Of Jigs, Fixtures, And Tooling

Manufacturing System Design Problems

Field Problem In Manufacturing Engineering

Emerging Manufacturing Materials



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