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Engineer Manager

Location:
Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, United States
Salary:
95,000 to 110,000
Posted:
May 30, 2016

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JAMES I. WHITE

*** *** ***** ****

Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096

Home: 847-***-****

Cell: 224-***-**** E-mail: acu0ij@r.postjobfree.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I am seeking full-time permanent employment as a Plant/Shop Manager, CNC Programmer Manager, Manufacturing Engineer Manager, Tooling Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Application Engineer, and a Training Engineer.

I have twenty five years of experience with a wide range of machine tools as well as supervisory work, process improvement, problem solving, set up reduction, training operators on new OEM, CNC, equipment, development of new tooling and special projects. I am currently responsible for the support of 150 CNC operators, four tool & die makers, 20 assemblers, eight polishers, and four mold operators. My responsibilities included technical support, Engineering, 3d surface Programming, 5 axis Laser Programming, 9 axis Multi task machine tool Programming, Production CNC Programming using Custom Macro “B” for Program optimizing and Outside Process Source Quality Engineering Activities (Contract machining, special projects and tooling).

I have extensive knowledge & experience in qualified QMS training (Quality Management System), as well as ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance requirements, helped companies get certified in AS9100, ISO13485, TS16949 and ISO9001:2008. I also helped implement PPAP, APQP, 6 Sigma programs. My training includes the identification of types of inspection procedures including the necessary documentation needed for government and private industry projects. I have a strong background in Lean MFG, Lean manufacturing project using value stream process mapping and saving 35% to 75% on each project completion. I also have extensive Research and Development, Continuous Improvement as mentioned above, I also have the use of processes such as Project Management, FMEA, DFA, DFM, SMED, & CNC machine tool programming. I also have extensive experience in OD/ID grinding operations & other special processes. I am proficient in CAD/CAM, Surfcam, Cadkey, SolidWorks, Autocad Mechanical 2004, 9 axis Esprit software 2015, Geo-Prompt and Geo-Path programming systems. Also have a Z Visa for China, this visa is good until November 19th 2025 and a US Passport good until August 17th 2017.

I look forward to speaking with you in regards to possible opportunities within your company.

Sincerely,

James I. White EXPERIENCE

TTI (Techtronic Industry) Donggaun China 11/15-Present

Advance Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Ensures the effective use of materials, equipment, and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs.

Responsible for the purchasing and implementation of new equipment and materials.

Acts as a liaison with engineering in releasing new products. Develops systems to maintain reports and record keeping of company products, CNC programs and set-up sheets.

Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation.

Developing and reporting resolution schedules to the operations and senior management staff.

Interfaces with project and design engineering in the coordination of activities necessary for the release of new products.

Estimates manufacturing costs determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements for new or existing product lines.

Works on unusually complex, sensitive and unique problems and provides state-of-the-art solutions that are highly creative. As an expert in the field, utilizes professional concepts and principles to develop solutions to critical issues and broad production matters.

LEAN and CI role model / leader.

Managed group of eight Engineer’s with detailed technical training, training MGF operators, distributors and manufacturing quality personnel on all CNC productions equipment and checking methods.

Manage NPD (New Product Development) projects. Ensure to hold 1.33 Cpk on all critical dimension.

Responsible for concept of special designed on fixtures and cutters, also combination of cutting tools with 25% cycle time savings.

Managed group of five Design Engineer’s for fixtures and detailing part prints. Also technical training on CNC productions equipment and checking methods to Ensure Cpk of 1.33.

Responsible for quality and manufacturing engineering support.

Implemented methods to decrease set-up time by 80% using SMED techniques and placing most set-up items in one common place.

HN Precision Lake Bluff, IL 03/14-11/15

Manufacturing Engineering Manager & Training Engineer

Managed and reporting resolution schedules to the operations and senior management staff.

Estimates manufacturing costs determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements for new or existing product lines.

As an expert in the field, utilizes professional concepts and principles to develop solutions to critical issues and broad production matters.

LEAN and CI role model / leader.

Managed group of eight Engineer’s with detailed technical training, training MGF operators, distributors and manufacturing quality personnel on all CNC productions equipment and checking methods.

Manage and Established new machining processes and identified requirements necessary to take a product from research and development to production through PPAP submission and APQP.

Responsible for the production flow of the machining base and saving 15% of flow reduction.

Manage and implemented quality control to reduce scrap in the shop, i.e. control plans and SPC charting with 30% scrap reduction.

Implemented methods to increase tooling efficiency for both existing and new set-ups with 50% reduction in MRO purchases.

Self Employed Contractor Winthrop Harbor, IL 08/09-03/11 09/13-3/14

Contract CNC and Tooling/Training Engineer

Provide detailed technical training to customers, MGF engineers, distributors and manufacturing personnel on all CNC products through on-site training courses. Provide technical support to customers and manufacturing personnel on all CNC and Robotic products.

Established new machining processes and identified requirements necessary to take a product from research and development to production.

Responsible for the production flow of the machining base and saving 10% of flow reduction.

Develop and maintain technical documentation, and course curriculum for CNC products, including programming, startup, operation, and Total Production Maintenance (TPM).

Responsible for quality and manufacturing engineering support.

Responsible for system programming for the entire shop i.e. robots leaktest and light assembly.

Implemented methods to decrease set-up time by 25% using SMED techniques.

Responsible for the implementation and installation of new equipment and materials i.e. Barfeeders, Oil Chiller, Coolant sump, High Pressure Coolant pump, Robot, Shuttle Systems and Chip Conveyers.

Past Customer is as follows, Speedy Packaging 2009, Stellana 2009, Gem MFG 2010, Rock Island Arsenal 2010, Acme MFG 2010, Hanna Cylinders 2011, Emco Maier Corp2013, 2014, Morgan Bronze 2013, 2014 and HN Precision 2014.

Please Note: I accepted a perm position at one of my customers that I was contracting for since 3/14.

American Metal Technologies Racine, WI 7/06-8/07 4/11-9/13

Operations Engineer

Writing all procedures of operation within the plant for the company’s quality manual, per QS 9000 and ISO.

Responsible for justification & purchase of new Capital Equipment for process improvement and cycle time reduction with 10% savings.

Engineer new manufacturing processes and cells layout with meeting or exceeding quoted rate.

Responsible for training all operators and actively identify opportunities for new training classes.

Cutting tool and fixture design in SolidWorks.

Prove out all programs for production readiness.

Actively identify opportunities for customized training classes at each department.

CNC programming for all new manufacturing cells.

Help support QE on SPC documentation, control plans and functional gauging.

6 sigma certified “green belt” and Lean MFG project.

Proto-type machining using all machine shop equipment when necessary.

Responsible for purchase of new tooling, inserts, milling cutter & new fixture.

Responsible for system programming for the entire shop both robotic and CNC equipment.

Implemented methods to increase tooling efficiency on current and new set-ups, able to get 150% more tool life with correct SFM, chip load and tool geometry.

Machinery & Factory Industrial Supply Racine, WI 2/08-9/09

Application / Sale Engineer

Responsible for generating new opportunities with existing and new customers and increase sales by 10%.

Tool testing, and overseeing the implementation and final results for suggested cutting tool packages with end results in 15% savings.

Implemented a Kanban system for both internal customers and external vendors as well as out

Sourcing of contract machining.

Established new machining processes identified and recommend required tooling necessary to take a project from research and development.

Targeted companies for integrated manufacturing and enhancement to install automated systems.

Integrating and providing a complete program in conjunction with existing vendors and other

sources.

Albany-Chicago Pleasant Prairie, WI 1/02-07/06

Manufacturing Engineer / CNC Programmer

Writing all procedures of operation within the plant for the company’s quality manual, per QS 9000.

Responsible for justification & purchase of new Capital Equipment and cell layout to process improvement with flow and cycle time reduction up to 20%.

Engineer new Manufacturing cells and assembly to meet and beat quoted rate.

Responsible for training of new operators.

Fixture and special cutting tools designed in Autocad and Cadkey for cycle time reduction of 10%.

First run setup and program prove-out for production readiness.

CNC programming for all new manufacturing cells.

Help support QE on SPC documentation and control plans as well as PPAP submission.

Proto-type machining using all machine shop equipment.

Implementation of 6 sigma, certified green belt.

Lean manufacturing project using process mapping and saving 35% on each project completion.

Beere Precision Medical Kenosha, WI 9/00-12/01

Manufacturing Engineer / Design Engineer

Responsible for writing all procedures of operation, validation (IQ, OQ, PQ)

within the plant for the company’s quality manual, per ISO 9000 and FDA.

Responsible for the engineering of new projects, including fixturing and tooling for decreased cycle times.

Development of design standards and design controls for internal and outsource process.

Responsible for the design of all new mold cavities for manufacturing and corresponding procedures.

Development of all new projects on SolidWorks Cad System.

Developed assembly procedures on all top level prints.

Responsible for writing test procedures / protocol for new Torque Limiting Instruments, and overseeing the implementation and final testing for said instruments.

Stolper-Fabralloy CO. Brookfield, WI 7/95-9/00

CNC Programmer / Engineer / Machine Shop Manager

Responsible for justification & purchase of new Capital Equipment and MFG plant layout.

Responsible for hiring new employee’s & yearly reviews for all personnel.

Project Leader for installation of all Capital Equipment.

Assigned personnel to specific jobs according to their skill level.

Responsible for engineering of new projects, including routings, operation prints, fixturing,

programming & setting up a bill of materials on MRP system.

Responsible for developing & adhering to all ISO 9002 procedures for the

company certification process.

Development of all new projects on SURFCAM & CADKEY Systems.

Responsible for training of new operators.

Implemented a Kanban system for both internal, external vendors & out, source contract machining.

Responsible for purchase of new tooling, inserts, milling cutter & new fixture.

Developed a training program for General Machinist apprentice program.

EDUCATION AND SPECIAL INTEREST

Gateway Technical College: Electrical Mechanical Engineering, 2012

Society of Manufacturing Engineers - Senior Member 1996

Society of Manufacturing Engineers – Cutting tools Geometries & Materials 1997

Society of Manufacturing Engineers - Time Management - CNC Dept 1996

National Tool and Machinist Association: CNC Programming and Tech Math, 1988

United States Army Machinist School: Journeyman General Machinist, 1985

United States Army Field Artillery School: Lance Missile Crewmember, 1980

Albany-Chicago: 6 Sigma Certified Green Belt, 2002

Albany-Chicago: Certified VSM(Value Stream Mapping) Project Leader, 2005

Stolper-Fabralloy: Certified Lean Manufacturing Technician, 1998

Wacker Development: Certified SMED Technician, 1988

Lucas Aerospace: Certified Manufacturing Technician, 1994

Children’s Crossing, INC: VP Board of Directors, non profit org, 1998-2003

Ramona High School: General Study, 1980

China Z Visa: November 19th 2015 good until November 19th 2025

US Passport: August 16th 2007 good until August 17th 2017

Clearance (PRP Program): Top Secret US Army

SALARY REQUIREMENTS: Negotiable



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