Christopher Lee Sluder
*** *. *** **. ** Porte, TX 77571
My objective is to obtain a career in a strong and stable work environment. I am a college graduate with several years of management and supervisor experience in chemical and metal manufacturing. I have a background in Project Management, cost estimating, material takeoffs, project scheduling, industrial maintenance, chemical mixing operations, as well as business management, logistics and warehousing. I also have an extensive background in quality control, quality assurance and internal quality auditing. I have great verbal communication skills and I am also accustomed to wearing multiple hats in my work positions.
Mobil Steel International Inc.
April 2015 – Current
Address all incoming RFQ's from customers.
Review drawing documents and job requirements to ascertain whether or not to bid on the project. If the customer needed any follow-up documentation (i.e. signed intent to bids, certification verification, etc.), I would gather the documents and submit them.
Full material take-off of all components supplied including but not limited to structural steel, grating, and any additional buy-out items.
Compile all structural material take-off on a bid spreadsheet separated by material type (i.e. Wide Flange, Channel, Angle, etc.)
Calculate labor based of the work involved; this also involved calculating the production impact of filet welds and full pens throughout the project.
Gather quotes from all outside vendors, including shipping cost based off per legal load
Create a bid proposal summary based off of information gathered.
In some instances, when drawings were not available for a steel takeoff, I would design and sketch a structure based off working load designs set forth by the AISC, and do a takeoff based on the material and submit a bid and the design sketch to the customer to reference for weights and materials.
Issue jobs to the shop to begin fabrication, and coordinate with purchasing and shipping to begin requisitioning material and other buy-out items once final approved drawings were received from sub-contracted steel detailer.
Create a PM spreadsheet and organize fabrication and delivery priority based off of customer needs and PO allotments, at the same time working with vendors for an expedited delivery.
Responsible for ensuring that the QAM's and SOP's were up to date and included updated protocols set forth by the American Institute of Steel Construction 14th Edition and the American Welding Society D1.1/D1.1M 2015
Responsible for internal auditing and ensuring the company had all the training and libraries required for annual re-certification. Other responsibilities as the DCM included ensuring all shop personnel and customers were provided with current shop and erection drawings if there were any revisions by the customer during the course of the job. This also intertwined with my responsibility as the company's Detailing Manager; to work closely with our subcontracted detailer and the customer to ensure the client’s needs are met and follow standards set forth by the AISC Code of Standard Practice.
Worked directly with existing and potential new customers to bring in new projects to advance our workload. This often involved visiting with the customer onsite or having business or lunch meetings to discuss future projects.
Coordinated and oversaw 20 tons - 500+ ton multiple projects from the starting phase of bidding to final delivery of fabricated material to our numerous customers, while actively holding the role of 5+ different managerial positions.
In my tenure I personally have done 200+ RFQ bids with a PO issue rate greater than 85%.
J & B Fasteners Houston, TX
August 2013 – September 2014
Production Supervisor/ Warehouse Manager
Supervised daily operations of product manufacturing.
Trained and implemented safety rules for all plant employees.
Implemented and restructured current plant operations to include 5S standards. Tracked daily production and shipping requirements.
Provided maintenance to facility equipment. Monitored employees to ensure production goals.
Lab inspected and tested of daily production materials which included but was not limited to microscopic and chemical examination.
Supervised workers to ensure proper order fulfillment, packaging and shipping of daily sales order.
Receive vendor supplied material for daily production use, tracked and logged daily shipped materials.
Responsible for order pullers and material handlers, as well as product assemblers.
Monitored employees to ensure heat numbers and lot numbers were entered into the ERP system to track materials and so QA/QC could create proper MTR’s.
Implemented my knowledge from previous work experience to minimize labor cost and to ensure all processes were expedited in a timely manner. I also used my knowledge of electroplating and coatings to ensure a more quality product.
Curtiss Wright Flight Controls Shelby, NC
August 2010 – January 2013
Daily responsibilities were to perform various plating techniques on materials used in the aviation and aeronautics industry.
Worked hands on with several dangerous chemicals, including cyanide
CPO certified as a QA/QC inspector in order to inspect finished material for accuracy and meeting the standards set for by the customer and the FAA.
Processes included, but was not limited to, reading blueprint designs, running chemical analysis to ensure proper plating and recording and documenting inspection logs.
Certified as an internal ISO and NADCAP auditor to perform weekly and monthly audits to ensure process were being followed accurately and were adhering to customer and FAA guidelines.
With my knowledge of 5S and internal auditing I was able to teach and at the same time learn integrating processes to help cut repetitive work and lower labor costs.
Shelby Self Storage Shelby, NC
February 2006 – August 2010
Quickly rose from being the Business Manager into being the Project Manager for both North Carolina and South Carolina facilities.
Upon acquiring new facilities, I would work with contractors and vendors to maintain facility performance.
Personally plan, engineer, and oversea new and existing sites and renovations. I would be heavily involved in the acquisition phase.
Researching the locations, cost impact of necessary site improvements
Get quotes and create estimates and cost portfolios for renovation and repairs.
Tracked and logged all monetary transactions for the three primary facilities I was over and reported weekly activities to the corporate office.
Responsible for hiring and training new managers and getting them setup with the equipment they needed for their facilities.
In three months of starting with Shelby Self Storage I increased profit and revenue by 90%, which influenced the owner to buy additional properties and expand further in the region.
Implemented knowledge into our sales and business practices to further expand sales and revenue which led to a higher profit margin for the company.
Frequently coordinate with the Corporate Manager on new sales techniques and marketing strategies to promote the business.
Aksys USA Inc. Gastonia, NC
May 2005 – February 2010
Team Leader Lv. 2 Assistant Supervisor
Assisted the Supervisor with daily production operations.
Responsible for ensuring production helpers in our area did their jobs correctly and efficiently.
Responsible for tracking warehouse inventory to ensure we had enough product to fulfill our customer orders.
Tracked daily chemical and material usage to report back to management in order to track inventory.
Trained and certified 5S in order to implement into our daily activities.
Conducted weekly audits to ensure production was following customer requirements.
Worked closely with quality control on material formulas and new product lines to ensure we were capable of processing new prototypes.
Cleveland Community College February 2012
National Career Readiness Certificate (Silver Degree) ACT National Testing
Gaston Community College February 2012
ISO and NADCAP Auditing Accreditation Program
Quality Control and Quality Assurance Basic Accreditation
Devry University June 2006- August 2010
Bachelor Degree Business Administration/ Operations Management G.P.A. (3.0)
Charles H. Milby High School August 1995- May 1999
Journalism/ Computer Proficiency G.P.A. (3.5)
Heavy Equipment Operator (14 yrs. experience)
Cost efficiency analyst (5 yrs. experience)
Project engineering (5 yrs. experience)
Project cost estimator (5 yrs. experience)
Project Management (6 yrs. experience)
Shipping and Receiving (5 yrs. experience)
Document Control (6 yrs. experience)
Blueprint reading and interpretation (10 yrs. Experience)
Quality Control Documentation Review (6 yrs. experience)
Procurement & Purchasing (5 yrs. Experience)
Production and Manufacturing (10 yrs. Experience)
Creating and writing Standard Operating Procedures (6 yrs. Experience)
Creating and writing Quality Control Manuals (6 yrs. Experience)
Great Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Type 45 WPM
Microsoft Office (15 yrs. experience)
Quick Books (3 yrs. Experience)
Administrative Assistant (3 yrs. experience)
Production Supervisor (8 yrs. experience)
Office Manager (5 yrs. experience)
Production Team Leader (4 yrs. experience)
Business Management and Operations Management (5 yrs. experience)
Quality Control/Quality Assurance (5 yrs. experience)
5S and 6S Safety trained and Certified (8 yrs. experience)
Metal Fabrication (5 yrs. Experience)
OSHA trained in Safety and Hazard Prevention (12 yrs. experience)
Microscopic, chemical and various lab testing (5 yrs. Experience)
Certified ISO and NADCAP Auditor (5 yrs. experience)
Name Job Title Company Telephone#
Jon Gussler General Superintendent DeJean Companies 678-***-****
Richard Smith Production Planner/Buyer Turner Industries 713-***-****