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Engineer Manufacturing

Freeport, Illinois, 61032, United States
October 18, 2016

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George Williams

**** * ****** #***, ******** IL. 61032

(815) 616- 4262

Manufacturing / Quality Engineer

Seeking a career transition that allows the use of my broad range of skills and 25+ years of experience, to initiate actions in order to maintain operating efficiency and help meet the safety, quality, productivity, and financial goals of the organization, while maintaining a culture built on integrity, grace, dignity and respect.

Overview of Technical Abilities and Experience


Control Document Development Supplier Issues

Quality Issues New Process Development

Safety Initiatives Lean Principles

Fixture Design - AutoCAD (2D) Bill of Materials


Project Management

Led various continuous improvement projects involving multiple disciplines; Tool Room, Quality

Engineering, Production Control, Operations, and Maintenance


Identify Strengths and Weaknesses Employee Development

Inspire action Optimistic

Support and facilitate team Decisive

Relevant Professional Experience

Quality Technician Danfosss., Freeport, Il. (2016 – Present)

Perform Gage Reproducibility Studies utilizing Measurement System Analysis

Perform Process Capability Studies and PPAP methods for internal and external customers

Audit Manufacturing Processes for TS16969

Shift Manager Sullivan’s Foods., Freeport, Il. (2014 – Present)

Delegate various job assignments

Address customer concerns

Report to Management about relevant issues concerning customers and employees

Manufacturing Set-Up / Operator H.B. Plastics Inc., Freeport, Il. (2010 – 2012)

Set-Up and Operate thermoplastic and thermoset plastic press machines

Performed routine preventative maintenance

Para-Educator / Tutor Freeport School District, Freeport, Il. (2004 – 2010)

Para-educator for special needs children

Tutored students in math and science

Administered standardized testing

Manufacturing Technician Poly-Pak and Ship Co., Vandalia, Il. (2000 – 2004)

Set-up automated production equipment for operation

Perform preventative maintenance on machines as needed

Certified Fork-Lift operator

Manufacturing Engineer Bourn & Koch Machine Tool Co., Rockford, Il. (1996 – 2000)

Prepared and updated product routings for machined parts

Scheduled and tracked purchased products

Estimate costs, production times, and staffing requirements for new products

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Allen Bradley Inc., Milwaukee, Wi. (1994 – 1996)

Applied lean manufacturing methods to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.

Train production personnel on new and existing methods.

Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures

Quality Engineer Honeywell, Freeport IL. (1992 – 1994)

Implemented and revised inspection procedures for solid-state and electro-mechanical products for compliance with ISO 9001 certification process

Standardized manufacturing, quality, and design procedures in preparation for ISO 9001 audits

Implemented failure mode cause and effect analysis, Gauge R & R (Repeatability and Reproducability) studies, and Statistical Process Control (SPC) analysis

Verified and dispositioned all product non-conformances

Manufacturing Engineer General Dynamics, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. (1986 – 1992)

Implemented Surface Mount technology for Stinger Missile program

Implemented automatic wire bond and Infrared re-flow process for Stinger Missile program

Provided cost analysis/avoidance for electrical components and manufacturing process

Set-up pilot facilities, within specified budget, prior to full-scale production

Supported various concurrent engineering programs


Northern Illinois University - Dekalb, IL

Bachelors of Science – Electrical Engineering Technology 1986

Minor – Mathematical Sciences

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