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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
23+ / hr
October 27, 2016

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Shawn Behrens

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Pleasant Hill, MO. 64080



A machinist who is proficient with metallurgical terms and can add value by improving productivity and profitability to an organization with my 25 plus years of experience in working on mills and lathes to manufacture precision parts and tools.



2014 to 2016 Eagle Fluid Power @ 4215 N.E. Port Dr. Lees Summit MO.


Set up and operation of lathes and mills, as well as daily and periodical

maintenance on same, including 24 in. chuck Samsung lathe.

Write programs when necessary. Work with proper personnel to correct

any foreseen problems with prints or process.

Temporarily supervised second shift and provided training whenever possible. Ensured proper paperwork was always completed.

Engineer and build fixtures, jigs, adaptors when needed.

2012 to 2014 Pro-Con @ 1000 W. Hunters Ridge, Lees Summit MO.


Responsibilities centered on one to five piece order large millwork.

Process and ensure correct tooling was ordered for jobs

Help expedite any job that was considered hot. Built necessary fixtures.

2010 to 2012 Creative Blow Mold Tooling @ 2350 N.E. Independence Ave. Lees Summit Mo.


Majority of work involved building necks for mold tooling

Analyzed and successfully inspected the finished products by correcting engineering and programming errors, if present, to ensure its effectiveness.

Managed and controlled a 3 mill cell, a lathe, grinder, and Bridgeport.

Responsible for reloading parts, pick-up homes, and rerun to new specs, as critical dimensions on necks were revised.

2006 to 2010 Wicklin Machine

Lead Machinist

Provided management assistance to a machine shop including the following duties:

Maintained four 3-axis mills and four duel spindle, live tooling lathes.

Monitored organization of all machines, setup, and running, as well as coordinating changes based on customer needs.

2005 to 2006 Dwyer Instruments @ 250 High Grove Rd. Kansas City, MO


Responsible for set up, operation, and inspection of parts for two 3- and 4-axis mills.

Completed training for eventual supervisory role for third shift.

Organized selection of proper tooling and materials for the job based on set-up sheet.

Inspection of parts on manual CMM, and identified parts for the correct staging area for the next operation.

2001 to 2005 Plastic Sales & Mfg. @ 3124 Gilham Plaza Kansas City, MO


Coordinated the set up, operation, and inspection of parts made on six 5-axis CNC machining centers following PSM procedures and policies.

Read and interpret blue prints, mylars, travelers, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, set up procedures, control settings, and machining methods. Utilized mathematical ability to solve problems.

Secure and align tooling, attachments, and work piece on the machine tool; select and install cutting tools in machine.

Inspects tooling for proper condition and measure parts for conformance to specifications.

Maintain communication with supervisor or CNC programmer to resolve program or machining problems and provide written and verbal instructions to co-workers and supervisors to coordinate activities.

Follow procedures for nonconformance parts and assist with cause and corrective actions.

Provide proper documentation of quality records, manufacturing plans, SPC charts and data collection.

Responsible for handling any necessary inspiratory or disciplinary actions for the employees I supervised.

Responsible for proper closure of the shop.



Knowledge of gauges, readings and indicators of operational machines.

Mathematical or analytical skills to perform calculations.

Monitoring skills to ensure product quality.


Bishop Hogan High School Kansas City, MO

Diploma, General with math emphasis, GPA: 3.5.

Rockhurst College Kansas City, MO

General with math emphasis, GPA: 3.0

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