Process Engineer/Senior Manufacturing CNC Programmer with more than 30 years of experience. Worked within a fast-paced manufacturing/production industry. Excellent in configuring and evaluating job analysis and processes. Specialize in cost analysis, productivity to streamline workflow to create a more efficient process in eliminating operating costs and overhead expenses with 40% reduction of cycle time of proposal submittal and cellular manufacturing. Engineering/design of new processes and their positive financial impact . Track record of achieving exceptional results in lean manufacturing as a member of the 5s in six sigma teams. Analyzing cost productivity, establishing processes, quoting new products. Proficient in problem solving, maintaining and repairing production equipment. Engineering and Technology Mathematics
Complex Problem Solving Production and Processing
Critical Thinking Judgment and Decision Making
Computers and Electronics Operations Analysis
Systems Analysis Systems Evaluation
Technology Design Quality Control Analysis
Management of Financial Resources for
Administration and Management Hire, Education and Training of new personnel
CNC Programming Equipment Maintenance on CNC Machine Tools
CNC Manufacturing Engineer, 11/2017 to 05/2019
Felss Rotaform – New Berlin, WI
Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification. Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs. Perform personnel functions such as supervision of production workers, technicians, technologists and Summary
other engineers, or design of evaluation programs. Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
Apply engineering principles or practices to emerging fields, such as robotics, waste management, or biomedical engineering.
Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects, and prepare contract documents.
Study industrial processes to determine where and how application of equipment can be made. Manufacturing Process Engineer, 04/2017 to 11/2017 Kinetic – 6775 West Loomis rd, Greendale, WI
Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.
Provide technical expertise or support related to manufacturing. Incorporate new methods and processes to improve existing operations. Design, install, or troubleshoot manufacturing equipment. Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
Manufacturing Process Engineer/CNC Programmer, 08/2015 to 04/2017 ETW INC. – Waukesha, Wi
Consulted with managerial, engineering and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes to improve processes. Wrote instructions to guide operating personnel during production runs. Identify opportunities for improvements in quality, cost, or efficiency of automation equipment. Revised and directed revision of existing programs to increase operating efficiency and adapt to new requirements.
Worked within the engineering department; designing and manipulation of designer models; Wrote and optimized CNC programs to create complex parts for 5-access mill/turn CNC machines. Used Siemens NX11 software, to create and program for special cutting tools and holders to be used on CNC machine tools.
Successfully accomplished duties to received quarterly bonuses from the owners Manufacturing Engineer/Senior Programmer Manager /Asst. Plant Manager, 09/1987 to 06/2015 Hanel Corp. – New Berlin, WI
Managed three departments: CNC Programming, CNC Milling and Tool/Cost Reduction departments. Assisted and over saw day to day processes of the production department. Performed personnel functions including supervision of production workers, technicians, and engineers. Assisted engineering in developing the structural design of products using drafting tools or computer- assisted design (CAD/CAM) or drafting equipment and software including Siemens NX9, Edge-cam, Smart-cam, Master-cam and Virtual Gibbs.
Worked on a routine basis using Excel, Word, and Power Point software. Researched, designed, evaluated, installed, operated, and maintained mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes and new CNC machine tools.
Leveraged existing plant floor space and equipment through Lean initiatives allowing a 50% increase in actual sales in addition to reclaiming 26% of floor space for new production cells. Reduced overall facility downtime by 20% and achieved aggressive production downtime goal. Maintained existing equipment and repair as needed ensuring they were installed and functioning according to specifications..
Developed the strategic framework for Manufacturing and led the team in delivering on productivity savings and complexity reduction in excess of 7% annually. Accelerated plant responsiveness by reducing complex setups by 50% through presetting programs. Improved efficiencies through the implementation of standardized work and a cost control system that was integrated thought creating cellular manufacturing system resulting in a 50% headcount reduction in the departments.
Studied industrial processes to determine where and how application of equipment could be made or to make it more cost efficient by using lean manufacturing Implementations and creating cellular manufacturing cells.
Researched and analyzed customer design proposals, and tooling to specifications, manuals, or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, or maintenance requirements of designs or applications. Estimated costs and submitted bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects, and prepared contract documents.
Read and interpreted blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports Worked with keeping within the tight tolerances as small as .00005 on a routine basis to meet requirements of job specifications while, applying knowledge of engineering principles. Developed processes and create programs for KMX Swiss Style, Hardinge Quest 8/5, Mori-SeikiTL-5A, Traub TNL-26 Swiss Screw Machine, Kitamura HX-400,Haas VF-4 and many other types.
High School Diploma:
Kettle Moraine High School - Wales, WI
Dale Carnegie Certification
Edge Cam training certification
Smart Cam training certification
Husco training certification
Engineering and Technology Systems Analysis
Design Systems Evaluation Mathematics
Technology Design Complex Problem Solving
Quality Control Analysis Production and Processing Time Management Critical Thinking Administration and Management Judgment Decision Making Time Management
Reading Comprehension Troubleshooting
Education and Training Computers
Electronics Programming Operations Analysis