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Operator Machine

United States
March 10, 2018

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Kevin Watson


Shawnee, OK


Self-starter and highly motivated. Committed to performing all tasks and duties to my highest potential and capability, in a very productive and efficient manner, with an open mind and willingness to learn and grow with a company. Team player and an asset. Good problem-solving skills, and detailed oriented.

Work Experience


Career Tech - McAlester, OK

October 2017 to January 2018

Measured and marked lengths, dimensions and reference points accurately using calipers, dial indicators and various other measuring devices.

Repaired worn and damaged parts per request of customers. Machinist

George Fischer - Shawnee Central Plastics, LLC

May 2016 to January 2017

Made and measured parts using instruments to verify compliance of precise specifications according to prints.

Ring gauges, step gauges and length gauges and comparator were used to confirm quality, taper and other specifications. Operated manual and auto threading machines to fill work order. Operated manual bender, operated powder coat machine. Machine Operator/ Supervisor


September 2012 to May 2015

Started as a manual saw operator.

Then was promoted to a CNC saw operator, and a Messer burn table operator. Operated a 600-ton press brake in raw material department. Responsible for filling work orders, by obtaining the correct material, and ensuring it was the right size, shape, hardness, angle and length according to print. Also, was responsible for moving completed part to next work station on traveler by using forklifts motorized hand trucks and overhead cranes.

Some single parts weighed 8ooo lbs.

individually, and some were up to 40ft.


Worked with engineers closely for changes revisions and errors needing correction on prints. Promoted to lead person of raw material with 6 employees under my supervision. Responsible for every aspect of the department such as, morning production and safety meetings. Also responsible for ordering all raw material to manufacture drilling rigs. Responsible for implementing lean, 5s or 6s, ergonomics, training, purchasing tools and maintaining the process.

Responsible for achieving good productivity and efficiency numbers keeping flow and adding value to the stream.

Involved in focus groups, Kizan events, and constant improvements to department. Promoted to supervisor of the raw material dept.

and of the manual machine shop.

Submitted payroll each week.

Career Tech graduate, basic manufacturing principles certifications Washington High School - Kansas City, KS

1979 to 1979

Kansas City, Ks Music ed./Mechanical Engineering Butler County Community College - Eldorado Ks HOBBIES AND HONORS League bowling, jogging, writing music and wood and metal crafting. Career Tech graduate, basic manufacturing principles certifications. Skills

boring (Less than 1 year), boring mill (Less than 1 year), burn table (2 years), CNC (2 years), ergonomics (2 years)

Additional Information


.Manual lathe operator . Operated 600 ton press brake .Manual mill operator .Operated forklift

(8000 to 20,000 lb. capacity) .CNC Hydmec industrial saw .Operated overhead crane(20,000 lb. capacity) .Messer burn table operator .Lean trained .Familiar with CNC MAZAKS .5s or 6s trained .Horizontal boring mill .Kizan events participant .Vertical turret lathe .Rigging and lifting trained .Performed ergonomic studies . Safety committee member . .OSHA 10 certified .Focus group participant .Basic manufacturing principles .Drilling and grinding .Familiar with jigs and fixtures. Warehousing, kitting, inventory, audit, packaging.

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