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Engineer, Management, Manufacturing

Location:
Jefferson, Oregon, United States
Posted:
October 26, 2016

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DON WELLS

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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT ENGINEER

Key Operations Management Engineer with experience in development, design implementation, and safety administration with proven track record of consistently driving growth and improving worker efficiency. Exceptional technology skills combined with proven ability to manage, deliver growth, form strategic partnerships, and successfully oversee complex projects. Outstanding strategist distinguished for proven leadership and team-building skills with excellent conflict resolution abilities. Demonstrated management skills that enhance productivity and drive sustained organizational performance.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Strategic & Tactical Planning ● New Process Development ● Designs● Efficiency Administration

Profit Growth ● Company-wide Implementations ● Project Management ● Staff Development

Supply Management● HR Administration ● Customer Relations● Competitive Analysis

EDUCATION

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR, Associate of Science, Engineering Emphasis

Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR, Associate of Science, Crafts and Trades

State Of Oregon Journeyman Machinist, Salem Oregon

Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR, Associate of Science, Machine Tool Technology

United States Army, 75B Sidpers Clerk 62-E, Heavy Construction Equipment Operator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Eaton, Tualatin Oregon

Manufacturing Development Engineer III, 2015-Current

Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties. Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods. Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods. Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions. Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

Key Accomplishments:

Managed the relocation of entire manufacturing facility including setting up equipment, manufacturing lines and infrastructure upgrades

Experience conducting pilot runs and presenting results

Managed day to day operations of contractors throughout relocation process to and including Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Mechanical, General and Material Handling

Demonstrated ability to manage to a budget.

Developed project task and timing (Gantt charts) and reported out daily and overall weekly on progress

LAM Research, Tualatin Oregon

Industrial/Safety Engineer, 2015

Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards. Coordinate quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost. Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status. Design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using drafting tools and computer. Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities. Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and design standards. Develops and implements safety program to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions, utilizing knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws: Examines plans and specifications for new machinery or equipment to determine if all safety precautions have been included.

Key Accomplishments:

Determine amount of weight that can be safely placed on plant floor.

Tour plant to inspect fire and safety equipment, machinery, and facilities to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Determine requirements for safety clothing and devices, and designs, builds, and installs, or directs installation of safety devices on machinery.

Conducts or coordinates safety and first aid training to educate workers about safety policies, laws, and practices.

Investigates industrial accidents to minimize recurrence and prepares accident reports.

Exact Repair, Jefferson, OR

Manufacturing Engineer, 2011-Current

Developed, implemented and maintained equipment and systems for operation efficiency. Identification, assessment, and execution of Technology Development and Strategic Research programs to further enhance Performance Capacities and provide ongoing support to the accepting business units. I keep abreast of the latest general specific performance technologies with view toward recommending to various business units. I have had the opportunity to deploy and provide formal and informal training for equipment and systems optimization.

Key Accomplishments:

Established and implemented business unit Machine Maintenances program, training and criteria to enhance work flow and efficiency

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others to achieve Company and business unit goals

Provided excellent verbal and written communication skills, personal initiative and adaptability whilst being a team player. Customer focus is first and foremost

Demonstrated Journeyman level efficiency in the diagnosis, mechanical and fabrication repair of various pieces of customer tooling and equipment.

Developed and administered Equipment maintenance schedules

Wah Chang, Albany, OR

Safety Engineer, 2004-2011

Developed, implemented, and maintained company policies. Managed with strict emphasis on adhering to local, state, federal, environmental, health, and safety regulations. Involved in designing and developing of facilities, work areas, and procedures. Suggested environmental, health, and safety recommendations to improve work environments. Managed all fire suppression systems, wet-dry-chemical-portable, and fixed. Maintained quarterly and semi-annual inspection/performance records.

Key Accomplishments:

Established and implemented a companywide Machine Guarding audit program, team training package, and criteria to enhance work flow and efficiency

Developed and administered a plant wide LockIt-ConformIt LOTO system

Served as direct contact for all federal, state, FM Global and local regulatory bodies

On-site ergonomic analysis Engineer, formal training thru University of North Carolina

Oregon Industrial Repair, Salem, OR

Shop Superintendent, 1995-2001

Oversaw daily operations as the Shop Superintendent. Charged with HR duties including, hiring and termination of shop personal. Developed and maintained shop scheduling database daily. Scheduled 40+ work orders per month and met scheduled deadlines. Administered all outbound shipments to customers, including scheduling sublets to outside vendors. Consistently built and maintained strong relationships with customers and vendors through effective communication. Aided engineering staff in project planning with an emphasis on sound engineering practices and principles, calculation review, work order procedural flow, and material procurement.

Key Accomplishments:

Managed 45-53 employees directly including 5 department supervisors

Enhanced growth from 100K monthly gross to 300K+ within the first two years

Consistently operated between 28-33% gross profit

Machine Shop Foreman, 1992-1995

Acting supervisor for the machine and welding shop departments. Oversaw training for new employees and created a Supervisor position while enhancing quality and production goals. Promoted and encouraged employee growth through education, mastery of tasks, machine, and basic shop principles.

Key Accomplishments:

Employed tooling and supply lists for shop departments to minimize operating expenses

Created, designed, and initiated lock out tag out program and built numerous machine guards

Gatchet and Purvine-Oregon Industrial Repair, Salem, OR

Machinist Apprentice-Journeyman Machinist, 1987-1992

Worked to achieve and demonstrate competency in a Journeyman position. Provided works to meet Industrial and Government specifications and interpreted drawings. Developed a proficiency in layout and fabrication skills including: wire feed, welding, stainless steel, mild steel, air arc, plasma arc, and stick welding.

Key Accomplishment:

Built numerous jigs, fixtures, and profile templates supporting all shop departments

ACHIEVEMENTS

Lecturer, Manufacturing Engineering classes, Oregon State University

Senior design project, Machine Guarding Audit Package, used by Oregon State Universities Safety and Health department and Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering department as an exemplary design project for future seniors

Designed processes and tooling enhancing performance and reducing manufacturing times from 60-45minutes to 17-14minutes while lowering noise level from 123dBA to 103dBA

National Science Foundation Tech Scholar



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