St. Marys, OH *****
I have been a Maintenance Manager, Production Department Head, Tooling Manager and Production Manager in the automotive industry. I have been an Engineering Manager in the metalworking industry as well as in Heavy Vehicle Components. I have been a Vice President/Project Manager/Staff Engineer for a custom steel fabricator. I am currently in Manufacturing Management in the Aerospace industry. I function well in both union and non-union environments.
2010-Present Triumph Thermal Systems Forest, OH
Mfg. Mgt. - Production
Learning new industry & products at a rapid rate.
Improved productivity in my areas of responsibility.
2 grade promotions in 2 years.
2007-2010 Metalcraft, Inc. Botkins, OH
Vice President/Project Manager
Dealt directly with customers, sub-contractors, and staff.
Lead shop activity (engineering and supervising).
Develop quality management system for certification and ISO compliance.
Function as a primary estimator, office manager and staff engineer.
2006-2007 Sypris Technologies Kenton, OH
Established Continuous Improvement Process. Assisted in coordination of CI information with 4 other plants in the division.
Brought APQP into compliance for TS16949 certification. Involved with PPAP, FMEA, etc.
Realized $175K in annualized savings on first improvement project.
Developed $1.9M Capital Budget.
1998-2006 H&C Milcor, Inc. Lima, OH
Managed multiple engineering disciplines (manufacturing, design, tooling and quality) including cost justification, capital budgets and management.
Developed 7 new products that improved our position in the marketplace.
Developed document control system for 5 product lines.
Implemented numerous cost improvement projects involving product design, die design, process development, manpower reduction and ergonomics.
As the parent company moved to close the Lima operation, I functioned as a production superintendent as well.
Acquired 2 US patents for products developed.
Moved 3 product lines to a facility in Mexico.
Early Career History
United Technologies, GM Powertrain, AAP St. Marys Corp., Amcast
Tier I & II automotive supplier in aluminum foundries.
Served as Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Production Department Superintendent, Production Manager and Tooling Manager.
Managed up to 75 employees in both union and non-union environments.
Worked in plastic injection molding and “rotocast” molding.
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN
B.S., in Mechanical Engineering.
Other includes Dorian Shainin Design of Experiments, Crosby Quality College (Lean Concepts), SPC.
Reading, travel, movies, gardening, camping and sports.
ISO 9000, QS 9000, TS 16949, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, TPM, SPC, Continuous Improvement, AutoCAD, Solid Works, Value Stream Analysis, MS Office, MS Project, MRP, ERP, AS400, Mapics.