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Maintenance Manager

Location:
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Posted:
December 23, 2015

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Michael Crothers

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Madison, WI 53713

Dear Hiring Manager,

The educational background, experience, and skills listed for the position posted online are only the beginning of what I can bring to your firm.

I have a solid history of producing results within a limited budget. I have built and successfully managed a staff of 56, and I deal effectively with customers, executives, and stockholders on a regular basis. All of these achievements are critical to firms, such as yours, that must compete in today’s difficult economy. Besides these abilities I also have an extensive background in Purchasing, Facilities, Maintenance, Machining, Construction, Fabrication, Safety, Quality Control, and IT as well as lean manufacturing. I also hold a BSBA Degree in Business Administration as well as a Masters Degree in Project Management and Certified OSHA Training.

I would like to schedule an interview with you at your earliest convenience so that we may discuss any questions you may have for me regarding experience and background. I can be reach at 608-***-****.

Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,

Michael Crothers

Michael G Crothers

3 Waunona Woods Ct # 3, Madison, WI 53713

Home 608-***-****

acsv74@r.postjobfree.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Pneumatics Temperature Control Systems. Machining. ISO 9001:2000 Quality System. Calibration and Instrumentation. Electronic Controls. Lubrication Oil Systems. Heat Exchangers. Hydraulics. PLC. Conveyors Systems. HVAC Systems. Contract Negotiations. Purchasing. Safety Coordinator. Trainer EPA and DOT processing and managing, FDA inspections Project Management, Contract Negotiations, Cost Controls, Purchasing, Pneumatics. Machining. ISO 9001:2000 Quality System. Calibration and Instrumentation. Electronic Controls. Hydraulics. PLC. Conveyors Systems. Purchasing. Safety Coordinator. Trainer Industrial equipment engineer with 20+ year’s experience. Extensive knowledge of engineering processes and procedures; significant experience in the maintenance, repair and upgrade of capital equipment; and excellent troubleshooting, critical thinking, problem solving, and analysis. Training and personnel management skills allow for the development of a proficient, proactive, team-oriented work environment. EDUCATION

2007 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - Colorado Technical University. Colorado Springs, CO GPA 3.73

2009 Master of Science, Project Management - Colorado Technical University. Colorado Springs, CO GPA 3.63

1984 Associate, Tool and Die - Southeast Technical College Winona MN GPA 3.83

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 - Present Chief Engineer - The Edgewater. Madison, WI

• Manage the engineering department

• Developed department budget

• Developed the preventive maintenance program

• Negotiate contracts with suppliers and service providers

• Developed the safety program for the company

2012 - 2014 Maintenance Manager - Walgreens Distribution Center. Windsor, WI

Managed maintenance and janitorial staff to maintain equipment and facilities with 56 direct reports and 2 salaried reports

• Purchased all supplies and equipment for the facility.

• Negotiated contracts with outside vendors and contractors and lowered costs by 10%.

• Attended company sponsored training in Lean and 5S programs, trained staff in lean and 5S.

• Developed and implemented continuous improvement objectives per company standards

• Improved and implemented Predictive and Preventive maintenance programs

• Developed plant layout and building design changes.

• Researched and recommended building systems and machines required for capital projects..

• Direct point of contact for all city, state and insurance inspectors and auditors.

• Established and maintained companies EPA compliance per national standards

• Updates building plans as required per building and systems modifications.

2009 - 2012 Maintenance Manager - Aramark Uniform Services. Madison, WI Managed the maintenance and janitorial staff of 5.

• Responsible for managing the budget and reduced it by 35% within the first 6 months of employment.

• Purchased equipment and supplies for the company.

• Negotiated contracts with outside vendors and contractors and lowered costs by 10%.

• Provide leadership on all maintenance and facility projects.

• Developed and implemented continuous improvement objects per company standards

• Developed and implemented Predictive and Preventive maintenance programs

• Aided in plant layout and building design changes.

• Researched and recommended building systems and machines required for capital projects.

• Direct point of contact for all city, state and insurance inspectors and auditors.

• Developed and implemented 1, 3, and 5 year facility plans.

• Administered company's safety program. And the companies Lean programs as it related to maintenance

• Established and maintained companies EPA requirements.

• Updates building plans as required per building and systems modifications.

• Evaluated and utilized CMMS software

2002 - 2009 Owner - M & E Computer Services. Winona, MN Custom build computer system for clients based on their needs.

• Test software for clients and provide feedback to them as to its functionality for their needs

• Repaired computers for clients both hardware and software 2000 - 2009 Facilities / Maintenance Manager - Riverstar, Inc. Winona, MN Managed maintenance and janitorial staff to maintain equipment and facilities. With 15 direct reports

• Custom fabricate machines and fixtures to aide in the production of manufactured product. Through the use of metal and wood fabrication equipment. This was done to increase product through put and output and increase efficiencies.

• Reduce the maintenance budget by 35% within the first 6 months of employment. Continually looking for ways to reduce maintenance and facilities costs in machine parts, maintenance supplies and facility utility costs.

• Negotiated contracts with outside vendors and contractors and lowered costs by 10%.

• Provide leadership on all maintenance and facility projects.

• Developed and implemented continuous improvement objects per company standards

• Developed and implemented Predictive and Preventive maintenance programs

• Developed plant layout and building design changes.

• Researched and recommended building systems and machines required for capital projects..

• Direct point of contact for all city, state and insurance inspectors and auditors.

• Developed and implemented 1, 3, and 5 year facility plans.

• Developed and wrote companies safety program.

• Established and maintained companies EPA requirements.

• Updates building plans as required per building and systems modifications.

• Evaluated and utilized cmms software

1997 - 2000 Shipping / Inventory Control - Badger Equipment. Winona, MN

* Packaged and shipped product to customers. * Monitored inventory turns and performed cycle counting.

1995 - 1997 Quality Engineer for Supplier Support - Express Personnel / OTC. Owatonna, MN

* This position consisted of working with suppliers on quality issues. * Performed quality audits at supplier facilities as well as functioned as the lead on the Material review board for supplier discrepancies.* Reduced supplier discrepancies to within 3% of total deliverables 1992 - 1995 Buyer / Tool Room Manager - Van Norman. Winona, MN

* Was responsible for the purchasing of all perishable tooling as well as all outside contract services. * Maintained tool room budget for tooling.

* Designed custom tooling for customers as well as designed tooling and fixtures for use in the tool room.* Was able to reduce tooling budget by 35% while still keeping all existing tooling supplied* Negotiated a million dollar tooling contract* Utilized and maintained the company cranes and conveyor system

1991 - 1992 Knitting machine technician / supervisor - Knitcraft Corporation. Winona, MN

* I was responsible for maintaining and setting up knitting machines. * Supervised production staff in assigned areas.

1990 - 1991 Custom Fabricator - Michael's Lighting. Winona, MN

* Built custom light fixtures using various forms of metals utilizing press brakes, drill presses, lathes, milling machines welders and torches. 1987 - 1990 Tool Maker - Technical Die Casting. Stockton, MN

* Repaired and maintained aluminum and zinc injection molds. * Build custom tooling for customers and for production purposes. 1984 - 1987 Quality Engineer / Inspector - Kurt MFG. Fridley, MN

* I was responsible for all receiving and first article inspection.* Only inspector who was certified to inspect parts for the military* Performed other inspection duties as required



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