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Skilled Trades Team Leader

Spring Hill, Tennessee, United States
October 11, 2016

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Larry Edward Harrison

**** ******* *****

Culleoka, TN 38451 US

Mobile: 931-***-**** - Ext:



Job Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Desired locations:

United States - HI

Work Experience:

General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing

100 Saturn Parkway

Spring Hill, TN 37174 United States

12/2002 - Present

Salary: 120,000.00,Yearly

Hours per week: 55

Industrial Mechanic (Machine repair, machining, mill wright and pipe fitting).

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Preventative maintenance of conveyor systems, air handling systems, Fanuc seven axis robots, high volume water/chemical pumps, paint delivery systems and general production tooling. Tasks also include the diagnosis and repair of conveyor systems, robots, water/chemical pumps and other tooling. Currently, I am the Team Leader for 15 skilled tradesmen, including electricians. It is my responsibility to review safety of work procedures, determine daily workloads, and ensure all preventive maintenance work orders are completed in a timely manner. We, as a team, implement continuous improvement modifications to existing equipment to ensure longevity of equipment and higher throughput. I am also responsible for the planning of new equipment installation and the removal of old equipment, including ordering material which may be needed for installation. Other duties involve repairs and installations such as: metal fabrication, welding, pipe fitting, following prints to machine details needed for tooling, rigging and electrical support. I am proficient with arc (stick) and MIG welding, have experience with TIG welding. Additionally, I have experience with CNC and wire EDM machining. I have experience with CNC engine manufacturing equipment in both diagnostics and repairs. I also have extensive experience with plastic injection molding machines, with preventive maintenance programs and repair of said equipment. Computer skills include use of MAXIMO, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Excel.

While in the paint shop, I am required to maintain a clean room environment, and understand the importance of clean room policies and procedures.

Supervisor: Maurice Garces 615-***-****)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

Tennessee Technology Center

813 W. Main Street

Hohenwald, TN 38462 United States

05/2000 - 12/2002

Salary: 65,000.00 USD Per Year

Hours per week: 40

Automotive Technology Instructor

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Responsibilities included the instruction of students in all phases of automobile diagnostics and repair, including anti-lock brake systems, electronic fuel and ignition systems, gasoline and diesel engine theory, operation and repair, transmission theory and repair, heating and air-conditioning theory and repair. 100% of my students passed the ASE certification test in eight automobile repair categories after successfully completing the program.

This program was funded by the State of Tennessee to educate dislocated workers in a new field of study. Program funding was cut off and job was eliminated.

Alexander Automotive Group

106 S. James Campbell Blvd

Columbia, TN 38401 United States

04/1986 - 05/2000

Salary: 70,000.00 USD Per Year

Hours per week: 60

Fixed Operations Manager

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Managed a total of nine dealerships service and parts departments to ensure customer satisfaction scores were at or above manufacture’s requirements, worked with all service and parts managers to incorporate financial goals for each individual department hence maximizing profits while maintaining high customer satisfaction scores. Worked with vendors to obtain the best possible products for the least expenditure and performed financial forecast for all nine dealership locations. Also worked with manufactures to ensure all service employees received yearly training. Performed individual employee evaluations and worked with the employees to identify which areas of training that would benefit them in performing their tasks to the best of their abilities. Continuously monitored progress and achievements in certification programs such as ASE, Ford's Blue Oval and Chrysler's Five Star programs.

I left this employer when owner passed away and group was sold to another dealer group with opposing standards of customer appreciation.


Columbia State Community College Columbia, TN United States

Technical or Occupational Certificate 12/2005

GPA: 4.0 of a maximum 4.0

Credits Earned: 78 Semester hours

Major: Technology Minor: Mathematics

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:

Mathematics, science and engineering classes taken for completion of skilled trades apprenticeship program at General Motors. Classes included: Physics, calculus, chemistry, biology, mechanical power transmission, hydraulics, auto cad, trigonometry, algebra, and history.

Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN United States

Industrial Maintenance Certificate 12/2005

GPA: 4.0 of a maximum 4.0

Credits Earned: 18 Semester hours

Major: Technology (strength of materials and metallurgy)

Relevant Coursework:

Strength of materials and metallurgy classes as well as two semesters of aerospace technology.

Job Related Training:

I have completed over 200 hours of management training with Chrysler Corporation. This training was for the attainment of Chrysler's gold certification level of service management training and included:

Financial strategies, employee development, customer resolution and dealership problem solving. Also have attained over 600 hours of automotive technology training from Chrysler, Ford, Isuzu.

Further training from General Motors includes: Welding, team leader management, machining (including CNC mill and lathe), pipe fitting and metal fabrication. Along with Fanuc robotics training for programming, diagnosis and repair of Fanuc robotics.







Jarred Dotson General Motors Corporation

Machine Repairman


Earl Johnston

General Motors Lansing Delta Township Manufacturing

Pipe Fitter


Antonio Pinori General Motors

Capacity Assurance Coordinator

615-***-**** Indicates professional reference

Additional Information:

ASE master certified automotive technician, Attained Chrysler's Gold Service Manager certification.

Have worked with predictive industrial maintenance technology such as: Vibration analysis, infrared cameras and fluid flow technologies.

In 2012, I was the Subject Matter Expert on the new Corvette bumper fascia program at our site. My task included the design and fabrication of new tooling for the paint shop so we could convey the parts through our paint booth systems. Also I was tasked in working with the plastic injection molding team to detect quality issues with molded parts and work out resolutions to continuously improve our quality.

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