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Engineer Manager

Lockport, New York, 14094, United States
January 06, 2017

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Philip G. Majka

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Lockport, NY 14094



Ingersoll Cutting Tools IMC 2015-2016

Automotive Sales Engineer

Sell and Support Tooling for GM Tonawanda and St. Catharines.

Assist GM in cost reduction and CPU savings

Mapal Inc. 2013-2015

Application Engineer

Support GM Powertrain Tonawanda with all tooling issues

Test Process improvements with new tool design to reduce cycle time

Monitor current tools and improve tool life for cost savings

Pac Group-Troy Mich. 2010-2013

Process Engineer

Based in Tonawanda Engine Plant working on LGE Head machining PPAP documentation.

Assist in runoff of Head Machining

R&R all gauges for runoff and production

Verify all gauge boxes and programs

Verify and fix CMM programs for LGE

Gather data in Q-Stat and analyze capability for runoff

Shively Bros-Flint Mich. 2009-2010

Tooling Site Manager

Stationed at Brunner International in Medina New York. Responsible for purchasing tooling and process improvement in manufacturing of machined product.

Reduced turning and milling tool cost by 40%

Reduced machining cycle time by 35%

GM Powertrain - Tonawanda, NY 2002- 2009

Process Engineer

Assigned to install and PPAP I4/I5 Head Machining department.

Hold machine capability to Six Sigma standards

Modify CNC programs for cycle time and product improvements

Install and Maintain Marposs gages for Head Machining

Worked in New and Major Projects

Lead for UV8 Head Machining Project

Lead for HOD Diesel Head Machining Project

Traveled to Germany and Japan for Machine runoffs

PPAP Return of I5 Block and Head Machining

Felton Machine/ VBR- Niagara Falls, NY 2000-2002

Process Manager and Production Foreman

Responsible for two companies in one building. One company manufactured drill head sensors for oil drilling and other company was a full machining operations for various companies in Buffalo area. Supervised 30 people between the two companies.Of the 30 people 20 were toolmakers and machinist.

Reduced tooling cost by 70%

Test and Purchase New Tooling

Reduction of cycle time on CNC by 10%

Program and verify machine tool path

Implement ISO 9000 quality process

Implement safety programs for all employees

Implement PM programs for all equipment

Niagara Developement and Kintex Thermal Systems-Niagara Falls, NY 1982-2002

Manufacturing Manager

Involved with start up of brand new Heat exchanger company. Set up layout of new facility with production lines and machining component line along with stamping capability(Pressroom).Supervise 120 employees,from nonskilled to skilled employees.

Purchase CNC equipment

Program CNC equipment ( Fanuc, Okuma)

Purchase Press room equipment

Purchase Vacuum Furnaces for High and Low temp Heat Exchangers

Program all CNC equipment and Furnace programs

Setup pressroom equipment and troubleshoot

Design and build all tooling and fixturing for product

Design and build fin dies from Pattern #1 thru #6

Purchase CMM equipment and program

Responsible for hiring and firing of employees

Responsible for production scheduling and on time delivery

Responsible for building prototype builds in short lead time

Are-Kay Tool, Tonawanda, NY 1978-1982

Plastic Injection Moldmaker

Served a four year apprenticeship in tool and die making.Worked to tight tolerences for molds used in the medical industry. Also built molds for Fisher Price and various other companies.

Wilson Greatbatch - Clarence, NY 1976-1978


Worked in Engineering modelshop on all prototype products and support of battery production

Wurlitzer Company - North Tonawanda, NY 1973-1976

Modelmaker Apprentice

Served apprenticeship for Modelmaker in Engineering facility. Worked on all prototype organs, piano's, jukeboxes.


Graduated from Royalton Hartland High School

Have 4yr Toolmaking and Modelmaking Journeyman

Have Safety Training from General Motors

Have Statistical Six Sigma Experience Training from GM

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