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Injection Molding Manufacturing

Chicago, Illinois, United States
May 10, 2019

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Andrew Muze

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DESIRED POSITION: Plant Supervisor


Over fifteen years injection molding and lean manufacturing experience. Ability to coach and inspire colleagues. Capable of maintaining a positive working environment. Conscientious and detail- oriented with ability to plan, organize, and operate complex machines and programs. Devote to lean manufacturing ideals and practices. Exceptional knowledge in reference materials. Innovative and strategic problem solver. Substantial computer experience. WORK EXPERIENCE

Earthway Products, Inc. - Bristol, Indiana

Production Supervisor, July 17, 2017 - April 24, 2019

• Build and maintain competent staff: select, orient and train employees; develop personal growth opportunities for qualified team members

• Complete production plan: schedule and assign personnel, establish priorities, monitor progress, resolve problems and report processing flow results on shift production summaries

• Create and revise systems and procedures: analyze operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control and budgetary/personnel requirements; implement change

• Develop and sustain professional and technical knowledge: attend educational workshops/ conferences, review professional publications, establish/grow professional networks and participate in professional societies

• Establish and enforce organization standards

• Maintain safe and clean work environment: educate/direct personnel on use of control points, equipment and resources; maintain compliance with established policies and procedures

• Optimize staffing results: communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; coaching, counseling and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures

• Provide manufacturing information: compile, initiate, sort and analyze production performance records and data; answer questions; respond to requests

• Resolve personnel problems: analyze data; investigate issues; identify solutions; recommend action

• Secure safe operation of equipment: call for repairs; evaluate new equipment and techniques

• Sustain work flow: monitor steps of process; set processing variables; observe control points and equipment; monitor personnel and resources; study methods; implement cost/waste reductions; develop reporting procedures and systems; facilitate corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiate and foster spirit of cooperation within/between departments Nylon craft Inc. - Mishawaka, Indiana

• Mold Setter, April 2013 - July 2017

• Operator, December 2013 - April 2013

• Tool Maker Apprentice, August 2011- December 2013 Fortis Plastics – South bend, Indiana

• Supervisor/Process Technician, November 2010 - June 2011 Aucilla Inc. – South bend, Indiana

• Material Handling, January 2008 - March 2009

Nylon craft Inc. - Mishawaka, Indiana

• Mold Setter, September 2002-September 2007

• Materials Handler, November 1999-September 2002


Recent Conferences/Expos

• Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo Cleveland, March 2018

• NPE Orlando, May 2018

• Molding: A Plastic Technology Event Indianapolis, April 2019

• Chinaplas Guangzhou, May 2019

Indiana University - South Bend, Indiana

• General Studies

IvyTech - South Bend, Indiana

• Graphics Communications for Manufacturing

• Hydraulics and Pneumatics

• Turning and Milling Processes

Lake Michigan College - Niles, Michigan

• Industrial Technology (Manufacturing Production, Plastics) COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

• Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Auto CAD 2D

• Blue Print reading

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