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Manager Sales

Location:
Tupelo, Mississippi, 38804, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2018

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JOE C. AUSTIN

*** ***** ****** ****: 731-***-****

Tupelo, MS 38804 E-mail: ac4smc@r.postjobfree.com Home: 731-***-**** SUMMARY

- Responsible for new and existing sales accounts. Been involved in sales in several capacities and field service for over 15 years of my career. Purchasing plant and tool and die MRP and materials (coil steel, etc.) for production.

- Drafting and CAD operations experience (25 years)

- Hands on expertise with ISO 9001 (certified auditor)

- Proficient in AutoCAD, HP C0-create me10, and Microsoft office

- Experienced in capital equipment justification and purchasing/sourcing said equipment. (I have purchased and had installed in excess of $6 million in equipment and tooling while at Quality Metal Stamping.)

- Knowledge of all types of dies, welds, metal fabrication, and check fixtures, roll form/tube mill tooling, tools, and hydraulic components and upholstered furniture manufacturing. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TECHFORM MFG. LLC, Mantachie, MS January 2017 - Present Operations Manager

• Responsible for day to day operations, sales, quality and engineering.

• Responsible for leading/performing all operations including maintenance, scheduling, purchasing, equipment justification, sales/customer service, quality, safety and vendor sourcing.

• Quote new projects for customers and new prospects and make customer sales calls.

• Installed and prepared a new quality manual and qualify the company for ISO 9001-2015 certification. Completed 12/18/17.

CAPITAL BEDDING, INC., Verona, MS January 2016 – December 2016 Vice President of Manufacturing/Contract Sales Manager

• Responsible for day to day operations and management of approx. 75 employees.

• Manage all aspects of operations including maintenance, scheduling, purchasing, equipment justification, sales/customer service, quality, safety and vendor sourcing.

• Plan and train salesman about new products and set up and work furniture markets.

• Help design new products based off salesman and customer feedback. QUALITY METAL STAMPING, INC., Henderson, TN November 2004 - January 2016 Senior Engineer/Safety Manager/Sales

• Responsible for all maintenance scheduling, purchasing, equipment justification, die design, die/tooling build.

• Worked with engineers and buyers on design for tooling on new and existing parts.

• Worked in a sales capacity with new and existing customers and quoted new products per their specifications. Made customer sales calls in 16 states across the country.

• Managed Engineering Dept., Tool and Die Dept. and Maintenance Dept.

• Safety Manager - Responsible for all safety in the plant.

• Backup Quality manager, worked with Quality Manager on ISO 9001 annual re-certifications. CUPPLES J & J CO., INC., Jackson, TN October 2002 – November 2004 Tooling Engineer/Estimator

• Designed and purchased tooling for fabricated and stamped metal parts.

• Quoted laser and CNC punched components, welded assemblies; powder coated or plated items for customers per their specifications. Directed projects. Ordered/sourced supplies.

• Worked with sales in a field service capacity, visiting customers, evaluating possible new jobs. Page 2

ALLSTEEL, Milan, TN/Verona, MS September 2000 – October 2002 Manufacturing Engineer (Location closed)

• Responsible for all production mig welding in the Terrace Department.

• Purchase all welding/safety/powder paint supplies for the Terrace Department.

• Worked with product engineering in preparing necessary tooling, fixtures, equipment, etc., to produce products. SUPER SAGLESS, CORP., Tupelo, MS July 1996 – September 2000 Tool Design Engineer Level II and III

• Designed progressive dies, manual secondary dies, weld fixtures, check fixtures, etc.

• Responsible for (2) largest accounts with more than $2 million in sales annually. OTHER RELEVANT WORK HISTORY

• Branch Manager – Blackstone – Industrial Supply Company – (Location Closed) 1995/1996

• Engineer – Masterbilt – Commercial Refrigeration – (location closed) 1994/1995

• Design Drafter & Product Eng. Analyst – Super Sagless – Recliner Mechanisms/Sofa Sleeper units – 1987/1994

• Design Engineer – Deville Furniture – Upholstered Furniture – (location closed) 1985/1986

• Freelance Drafter – designed metal stamping dies, drew detailed home and business construction plans – 1987/2014 VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Pal League Basketball Coach (Tennessee)

• Prepare schedules, rosters, practices and teach youth the game. SKILLS

COMPUTER OTHER

• Microsoft Office • HP ME 10 Co-create • Supervision • Safety Procedures

• AutoCAD • Metalsoft • Research • Plant Layout

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) 2012 - 2015 CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001-2015 Auditor Certification 2017

Certified Forklift Instructor (3 yr. Cert.) 2015

Certified in CPR and AEP 2015

Dale Carnegie – Effective Communications and Human Relations (14 week class) 2014 Progressive die Sensoring – SME 2013

Die and Fixture Sensoring – Kendall Electric 2013

Die Design and Construction – SME 2007

Concepts of Value Stream Mapping 2001

Time Study Management 2001

Rapid Continuous Improvement Training 2000

Proven Applications of Die Design – SME 1996

Dadco Nitrogen Gas Spring Training – Dadco 1996

Dayton Progress Education Program – Dayton Progress 1996 Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing – ICC 1990 Kaizen Training – L&P 1990

EDUCATION

The Professional Development Program University Of Alabama at Birmingham 1996 Drafting and Design Technology Itawamba Community College 1987 Machine Drafting I & II Pontotoc Technical Center 1981 General Course Studies Pontotoc High School 1981



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