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Maintenance Technician / Supervisor

South Bend, Indiana, United States
$55,000 +
May 17, 2018

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Harold A. Winenger Jr.

South Bend, IN. 574-***-****


Maintenance / Manufacturing Technician with broad range of training and experience.

Welder (Arc, MIG, TIG ) Electrician, Production and Maintenance Supervision,

Machining, Assembly and Maintenance of all types of conveyor systems,

Pumps, Industrial Robotics, PLCs, Maintenance and Operation of R/F Heat Seal and other packaging

equipment, Waterjet Cutters, Composite Presses and Ovens, SPC, ISO 9001-2008, ISO/TS 16949-2009

Machine Design, Fabrication and Assembly from blueprints, Pipefitting, Hydraulics and Pneumatics,

CNC Troubleshooting and repair, Forklift, Compressor and Boiler maintenance, repair and operation.

ANSI A 92.5-2006 Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platform & A 92.6-2006 Self-Propelled Elevating

Work Platform Operator Certification. OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Training Certification.

Forklift Operator and Instructor for over 30 years.

Safety Committee Chairman. Received several Safety Awards.

5 S Workplace Organization. Quality Assurance.

Injection and Extrusion Blow Molding.

Self-Employed @ Hal’s Electric, Contract New Construction Electrician

Electrician 2017-2018

Performed electrical installations at two new facilities at Thor Motor Coach, including conduit bending and

installation, wire pulling and termination, transformer mounting and connection, installed all power

drop cords, etc. Owned and Operated Hal’s Electric, servicing private Customers in residential electrical

installations, upgrades and new construction.

Lippert Components Goshen, IN.

Maintenance Technician (temporary assignment) 2016-2017

Performed all building, facility and machine maintenance for the Glass Division. Performed all P.M.’s,

new machine installations and new lighting projects, including installation of new glass tempering oven

and cooling conveyor system. Rebuilt various types of pumps. Rebuilt Tennant floor scrubber truck. Served

on Safety Committee.

Dexter Axle/Industrial Axle Division Elkhart, IN.

Maintenance Technician (temporary assignment) 2016

Performed all building, facility and machine maintenance for this international manufacturer of axles

including all Vision Camera imaging systems on the robotic welders. Installed updated lighting inside and

outside of the facility. Designed and installed control panel for new assembly line in addition to all

electrical conduit, wiring, pumps, motors and motor controls.

Sampco of Indiana South Bend, IN.

Maintenance Supervisor/Manager 2014-2015

Performed all building and facility maintenance for this roofing and construction material manufacturer.

Supervised and assisted maintenance crew in daily activities and special projects. Reestablished base of

vendors and repair parts, tools and other equipment. Brought plant into compliance with Corporate and

OSHA safety standards. Designed, built and debugged several new product assembly lines. Performed all

purchasing duties for the maintenance department, provided cost analyses for special projects, maintained

records that significantly reduced downtime and increased production. Implemented Forklift Safety

Training and Operator Instruction Program. Chairman of the Safety Committee. Received ANSI A 92.5-

2006 and A 92.6 Aerial Work Platform Certification for Boom-Supported and Self-Propelled Elevating

Work Platforms.

Exacto,Inc. South Bend, IN.

Maintenance Director/Technician 2013

Performed all machine and facility maintenance for this CNC Machine Shop supplying several automotive

manufacturers. Revised preventive maintenance program to restore reliability and productivity to several

Haas and Doosan CNC machining centers and lathes, Sunnen hones, Okamoto, Heald and Toyoda ID

Grinders, Apex broaches, Cincinnati and Blanchard grinders. Iemca bar feeders, etc. Took over new

plant lighting project when contractor proved to be inexperienced in proper electrical wiring and safety

procedures. Maintained compliance with all customer quality issues. Served on Safety Committee.

Modineer Corporation Niles, MI 2012-2013

Maintenance Technician (temporary assignment)

Maintained all robotic welders, roll form mills, various stretch bending machines and support equipment

for this automotive supplier. Worked with team members on a major machinery relocation project and

achieved the projected completion date. Performed welding and fabrication duties as required. Maintained

stamping presses (up to 1,200 tons) and Injection Molding presses.

Peoplelink Staffing South Bend, IN 2010-2012

Maintenance Technician (contract)

This assignment consisted of flying to two different companies in Ohio and Florida relocating to Indiana.

Operated and maintained all machinery and support equipment & performed preventive maintenance before disassembling, cleaning, and shipping the equipment to the Indiana facility where I reassembled it and set it up for production, including AutoPouch, Kabar R/F heat sealers and other packaging systems,

Injection Molding Presses, Screw Machines, Tubing and Bar Cutters and Punch Presses.

●Supervised the Electrical Contractor in running conduit and pulling wire for all electrical feeds.

●Completed the electrical and compressed air feeds, Cat 5 cable, performed diagnostics and set up all work station computers and machines resulting in the facility reaching full production three weeks ahead of schedule.

. SGS Products Inc. Niles, MI 2000 – 2010

Maintenance Technician/ Maintenance Manager/Welder/ Fabricator

●Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and operation of the Niles Conversion facility. (producing packaging materials) Chairman of the Safety Committee.

●Established a base of suppliers and performed all Purchasing duties for the Maintenance department.

●Installed repair parts and maintained all machinery including machine modifications and guard installation.

●Designed and fabricated new machinery and modified existing equipment.

●Performed all building maintenance including overhead doors, loading docks and plant electrical supply.

●Performed all equipment maintenance including Forklifts, Coaters, Slitters, Shears, Stretch and Shrink-wrap machines and all other material handling equipment and Boiler.

●Performed troubleshooting of DC motor drives, electromagnetic and pneumatic brakes and all other production equipment. Performed duties of Plant Manager in her absence.

●Left Company when Owner retired and closed the business.

Koontz- Wagner Electric Co. South Bend, IN 1996 - 2000

Electrician/Apprentice Electrician

Attended classes 2 to 3 times per week, performed on the job training including installation of electric motors and drive systems, pumps, transformers, generators, lighting systems, conduit, diagnostics and troubleshooting, blueprint and schematic reading, eventually leading to Journeyman Inside wireman status.

Received OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Training Certification.

Solvay Automotive South Bend, IN Process Technician 1992 – 1996

●Ensured high quality and productivity of eight production lines in a plastic extrusion-blow molding plant.

●Supervised crews of 30-45 people in operations, mold changeovers, die setting, maintenance and troubleshooting. Operated and Maintained Injection Molding Presses. Served on Safety Committee.

●Wrote process modifications, traced quality problems and applied effective solutions.

●Produced prototype fuel tanks for the Plymouth Prowler and Dodge Viper GTS and initiated the production versions of both.

●Analyzed monthly manufacturing report, established and achieved goals and action plans to resolve downtime, significantly reducing scrap rates.

●Reprogrammed and started up new production line when project was behind schedule, restoring customer confidence in company.

Carborundum Company New Carlisle, IN 1980 - 1992

Furnacing Technician”A”

●Operated 12,500 Volt, 3-phase submerged electrode furnaces in the production of advanced ceramic fiber insulation. Vice Chairman of the Safety Committee.

●Supervised crews in all aspects of production, setup, and maintenance of furnace pots, quality control, and operation/maintenance of support equipment, boilers and conveyor systems.

●Completed SPC training and innovated equipment/procedure modifications which reduced scrap rates and increased product quality, production and consistency.

●Assisted with startup of new Spun Fiber line and new Vertical Electrode Furnace, both the largest and most advanced of their kind in the world; debugged and brought these untested designs into full production months ahead of schedule.


Graduated from James Whitcomb Riley High School in 1977. Honor roll 1975,76,77. Majored in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Honors English, Spanish, Art and Auto Mechanics.

Attended Ivy Tech Northcentral 1977-78 - Studied Machine Tool Technology and advanced Algebra.

Attended Indiana University at South Bend 1978-80 - Studied advanced Algebra and Trigonometry.

Attended South Bend and Vicinity Joint Apprenticeship and Training Facility - 1996-2000 (Electrician’s Apprenticeship)

Studied Algebra, Trigonometry, Electrical Theory, Blueprint and Schematic reading, performed on the job training in all aspects of becoming a Journeyman Inside Wireman.

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