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Program Manager

Casco, MI, 48064
March 20, 2018

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Christopher P. Raska

Phone: 586-***-**** • Email: • LinkedIn: OBJECTIVE

Seeking a full-time position in an industry leading company where I can simultaneously utilize my leadership skills, problem solving skills, and team experience to help further develop the organization. EDUCATION

Ferris State University – College of Engineering Technology, Big Rapids, MI December 2016 Bachelor of Science: Plastics Engineering Technology Associates in Applied Science

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL Expected Graduation: December 2018 Associates in Applied Science


Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Charter Township, MI November 2010 - November 2017 A branch of the United States Air Force that stands ready to defend the country from foreign and domestic threats while still maintaining a civilian life.

Air National Guard/ Machinist and Welder

Worked as a team leader created and maintained scheduling for 7 employees

Utilized team work skills through communication and developed leadership skills

Interpreted Engineering blueprints

Certified and specialized in machining and welding of aircraft maintenance

Performed tasks with precision measuring equipment

Self-disciplined and focused under stressful situations PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE

Proper Group International, Warren, MI

Proper Group International is a privately-owned company that builds and runs Tier 1 automotive injection tools. A custom injection molder that is integrated with tool design and build capabilities with molding machines that range from 70-3,000 ton. Program Manager January 2017- Present

Managed a program that had a projected $60 million in lifetime sales

Led and supported 12 programs ranging from prototypes to full rate production

Supported programs with combine projected sales of $12 million

Controlled expenditures within limitations of project budgets and completed projects on time

Worked with the design team to develop cost effective reliable products

Coordinated shipping and tryout schedules as well as completing work orders to keep tools on schedule

Tracked key milestones and adjusted project plans accordingly to meet shipping deadlines and tooling deadlines

Knowledge in robot flame and glue, foam assembly troubleshooting on production lines, and maintained assembly line

Familiar with Krauss Maffei Injecting Mold Machines, Fanuc Robots, and Krauss Maffei Foaming Machines Engineering Intern Summers of 2014 - 2016

Created and reformed Proper’s quote sheet to accurately quote out piece prices

Maintained inventory checks to ensure all pieces are present for projects

Delivered parts to customers to help maintain good customer relations between organizations

Trained in various tasks and operations of injection molding robot programing

Used advanced Microsoft Excel to generate spreadsheets, create pivot tables, and other excel functions

Implemented and managed project changes, interventions with tooling, packaging, and resin Play-It-Again Sports, Chesterfield, MI January 2010 - July 2011 The number one used sporting goods store that is dedicated to providing used and new equipment at reasonable prices. Sales

Managed and balanced money for cash registers

Ensured customer service through product knowledge for customers

Organized and executed multiple display reformations for campaigns

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