Clarence S. Ward
I am seeking a position with an organization commensurate with my background. I hold 3 Federal Skilled Trades degrees, am a Senior Member of SME and have a State Storm Water Operator License among other certificates. I have an extensive background in supervision, management, EHS, employee training and consulting projects. Career areas of responsibility include skilled trades, machine building, maintenance, production, project engineering, ISO-14001, OSHA, DHS, related audits, licensing and permits. Primarily based in plant management or HR.
Some previous experience:
US Manufacturing – Axel tube assemblies, drive and steering components. 1997 – 2015
Machine Build Supervisor, advanced to Maintenance Manager and then to Management Representative for Environmental and Safety with dotted line responsibility for the Mexico division.
ISO – 14001, Major role in implementation and maintenance. Significant reduction in accidents.
Major role in divisional relocation to the Warren facility.
Major role in setup and training for the Mexico plant.
Several significant production and safety program cost savings innovations.
Iverson Industries – Production machining, precision boring and turning, machine building. 1992 – 1995
Plant Manager of the Machine division.
Set up manufacturing ERP system.
Implemented advanced manufacturing methods.
Significantly increased productivity.
Olofsson Corporation – Military fabrication and machining, medical and industrial equipment. 1978 – 1990
Started in an engineering position at the Machine Division and advanced to Divisional Manager and V.P. of Operations, Kincheloe A.F.B. plant.
Set up and expanded Kincheloe facility.
Over 3 years grew to over 150,000 sq. ft. and 160+ employees. Profitable from first year.
Implemented Skilled Trades Program and graduated 27 employees. Received State of Michigan Tribute Award for the program.
References on request.