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Production Supervisor

Kings Mountain, NC
March 06, 2018

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Keith Blanchard

*** ********* ***** ***** **. NC 28086


Qualifications Summary

•Supervisor/Manager with ten plus years experience working in production/manufacturing environment.

•Developed methods and procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.

•Quality control experience ensuring standards of manufactured products, testing samples against specifications, troubleshooting cause of defect and implementing procedures to anticipate and reduce future defects.

•Confirmed production requirements were met by keeping accurate logs of inventory, machinery, and employees.

•Collaborated with team members to improve manufacturing procedures, technical leadership, training, coaching, and feedback.

•Trained employees in required continuous improvement standards (ISO, 5S, ANSI, OSHA, CPK).

•Expert Computer skills, advance Microsoft Excel skills, Data mining, PowerPoint and Visual Basic.

Personal Achievements

•Worked with a development team to design a prototype extruder, developed product ratios from raw materials and designed testing procedures to ensure product quality.

•Created training programs to teach new employees manufacturing operations, workplace policies, job requirements, performance expectations, and leadership skills.

•Created automated reporting systems taking raw data and compiling it into overview report for upper management.

•Reduced companywide risk exposure and increased Profit and Loss by creating a real-time asset management system.

•Member of safety committee Establish procedures for employee input, i.e. to receive suggestions, report hazards, and other pertinent safety and health information. Established procedures for workplace inspections to identify safety and health hazards. Completed CPR certification.

Working knowledge

•Experienced with Fanuc, Hass, Okuma, Mazak, and Siemens CNC controllers.

•Experienced on dual turret Okuma lathes, dual turret Gildemeister lathes, Daewoo lathes, Gleason machines, Hobbs machines, Hass mills, Hass lathes and Esco wire machines.

•Experienced with Bridgeport manual mills, centerless grinding, surface grinding, heat-treating, tempering metal, cold heading forming, thread rollers and mill twist.

•Experienced with cast aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, brass, plastic, and Lexon.

•Experienced setting up machines including; tooling, offsets, boring jaws, presetting, Q setting and dry running new programs.

•Experienced using inspection tools including; Calipers, micrometers, depth micrometers, pre- setters, optical comparators, dial bore gauges, CMM machines, and Microscopic tool calibration.

•Advanced blueprint reading, CNC programming, Machine processes, and Visual Basic

Work History

Financial Advisor

Waddell & Reed

6000 Fairview Road Suite 310 Charlotte, NC 28086

Determined the financial needs of individuals and helped them with investments (such as stocks and bonds), tax laws, and insurance decisions. Formulated clients plan for short-term and long-term goals, such as education expenses and retirement. Developed and successfully implemented financial planning seminars for clients and prospective clients. Created and developed a customizable CRM to track client data. Executed data extracts and various data mining queries using excel macros and visual basic.

FINRA Series 7

FINRA Series 66


Title Trading

6230 Fairview Rd. Suite 300 Charlotte, N.C. 28210

Supervised and managed a local office in Charlotte, N.C.

Helped set up and grow remote offices in Canada, India, China, and Poland.

Hired employees and mentored office managers on company procedures, quality assurance and, asset management.

Implemented strategies to reduced company’s global market risk while increasing profitability.

Successfully created a detailed training program for remote offices to train and hire employees.

Production Supervisor

P & E Machining, LLC

2003 Lane St, Kannapolis, NC 28083

Supervised a manufacturing plant with eight turning centers (four to six employees per center)

Set up machines, tooling, fixtures, tested for quality and set production goals.

Designed unique measuring equipment which decreased testing difficulty while improving testing accuracy

Demonstrated technical troubleshooting strengths in pinpointing and resolving equipment malfunctions related to statistical process control (SPC) issues.

Successfully created, communicated, and implemented new department-wide processes and procedures.

Ensured that shift was fully staffed with trained personnel in correlation with the number of machines.

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