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Engineer Manager

Islip, New York, United States
August 24, 2018

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Baldwin, NY 11510

Professional Profile

A skilled engineer with extensive experience in the field of manufacturing. A strong leader with creative abilities in managing various aspects of operations, production and administration. A team player with a proven record of excellence.

Professional Highlights

Fire Research Corp, Nesconset, NY 2016 – Present

Continous Improvement Engineer

Hired to convert batch operations to one piece flow operation

Reduced annual labor cost of primary product by $230,000 using lean manufacturing

EHS Coordinator – train all personnel in all safety procedures. Chair of Safety Committee meetings

Apogee Translite., Deer Park, NY 2012 – 2016

Operations Manager

Hired to run the day to day operations of transit lighting manufacturing.

Initiate new MRP system using E2 Shoptech .

Review and monitor all Engineering projects

Cooper Lighting, Hicksville, NY 2005-2012

Manufacturing Engineer

Hired to create Manning charts with standards for tooling, operations and balanced production for (6) assembly lines. Increased productivity by 50%

To be liason between Manufacturing floor and Engineering Department.

Ergonomics coordinater: Trained 194 employees including all supervisors and managers in Ergonomic awareness.

Environmental Coordinator: took over duties of previous Environmental Coordinator including chemical inventory, waste management, container mangement, and air emissions.

MVP Expert: Cooper Industries version of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing.

Louis Baldinger & Sons, Astoria, NY 2000-2005

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Hired to be liason between Manufacturing floor and Engineering Department.

Initiated Engineering Change Request/Notice procedures. Head up team to correct and update Bills of Material in Vantage Production System.

Quality Control: Developed a corrective action program with vendors. Program reduced rejection rate by 65%.

Operational Enhancements: Introduced Methods and Standards to Production floor. Relocated the production of standard fixtures to new area, utilizing self contained staging and machine shop operations. (Lean Manufacturing)

Winholt Equipment Group, Garden City, NY 1998-2000

Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor

Asked to assume responsibility, at Texas Facility, to document processes and methods to fabricate stainless steel products to be manufactured in the new Northeast facility.

Member of the team who implemented the new JD Edwards version 7.3 Y2K compliant computer system. Received certificate in Product Data Management and Shop Floor Control from JD Edwards.

Apogee Lighting Co., Deer Park, NY 1991-1998

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering Manager

Cost Reduction: Responsible for the purchase of machinery such as the Amada CNC Turret Press and Cincinnati Brake Press with NC Control Back Gauge which reduced labor cost, eliminated hard tooling and provided flexibility in changing set-ups

Plant Relocation: Relocated manufacturing facility, which included allocating departmental office space, from 12,000 square foot building to a 35,000 square foot building. Achieved efficient workflow by laying out the fabrication and assembly departments to coordinate with each other as well as with the stockroom and warehouse.

Operational Enhancements: Introduced Macola Inventory System, which streamlined inventory control. Wrote and implemented procedures to use new system.

Marks Hardware Co., Amityville, NY 1988-1990

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering Manager

Brought on board to develop Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Control Departments of a growing lock manufacturer.

Operational Enhancements: Changed bench operation to assembly line operations, which improved productivity by 65%. Initiated shop floor control, utilizing work orders, which reduced lead-time, increased on time shipping, and optimized inventory. Certified by EMS in Inventory Management and Shop Floor Control.

Plant Relocation: Assigned the responsibility for the relocation of manufacturing facility from Hicksville to Amityville, which included allocating departmental office space (from 25,000 square foot building to a 75,000 square foot building.) Designed the new plant layout coordinating installation of air and electrical lines and directed outside contractors.

Quality Control: Developed the Quality Control Department outlining all specifications and procedures for incoming, work in- process, and assembly inspection. Initiated corrective action program with vendors. Program reduced returned goods by 50%.

McPhilben Lighting Co., Melville, NY 1985-1988

Senior Industrial Engineer

Technical training: Trained and instructed technicians at the Tupelo, Mississippi facility in the use of Fabricam CAD/CAM Programming System for AMADA CNC. Held periodic training and updating meetings with personnel. Provided product transfer training to out of state facilities.

Industrial Engineering: Provided time studies, along with process sheets, and administered incentive standards, line balancing, plant layout, estimating, method improvements and developed predetermined standard data.

Manufacturing Engineering: Worked closely with design engineering department in new product development, introducing new products to production, vendor sourcing and follow-up of outside tooling, purchasing new equipment, designing jigs and fixtures, and trouble shooting. Programming the AMADA CNC press using Fabricam Programming System.

P.A.C. Toy Co.,Farmingdale, NY 1982-1985

Senior Industrial Engineer

C.B.S. Toys, Bronx, N.Y. 1979-1982

Senior Industrial Engineer

Ideal Toy Corp., Hollis, NY 1977-1979

Industrial Engineer

Leviton Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, NY 1976-1977

Jr. Industrial Engineer

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