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Mechanical engineer, machine builder, maintenance/facility manager

Location:
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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WILLIAM S. GRIFO

*** ******** **** **.

Naperville, IL 60565

(630) ***-****

acx8xt@r.postjobfree.com

Summary of Experience

A skilled R&D / Manufacturing Engineer with additional career experience in Maintenance Management and Facility Management. Expertise in the design and development of packaging and labeling equipment from concept to production, project management including coordinating R&D projects with European sister companies, machine building, employee/customer training on operation/maintenance, troubleshooting equipment issues with customers and all aspects of facility maintenance, safety and security. Excellent communication skills working effectively with customers, service technicians, engineering, sales and customer service personnel.

2015 to Chicago Meat Authority, Chicago, Illinois

Present A 25+ year old meat processor in the stockyards.

Maintenance Manager. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations. Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and design of both the North and South Plant facilities, including manufacturing equipment, building facilities and employee safety to maintain quality standards and delivery expectations.

Manage and direct all equipment and facility maintenance with a two shift, six-person crew.

Manage and direct all equipment and building maintenance for both the facilities.

Design and improve production equipment to increase productivity and quality while maintaining high safety standards.

Develop annual and future capital expenditures plans for both facilities.

Participate in and help direct safety program.

Used FT Maintenance software programs to manage maintenance including PMs, DMs, issue Pos, and track financials.

Sourced and directed outside contractors as necessary for projects and facility needs.

Sourced new and used equipment and parts for maintenance and projects.

Manage and direct all projects for production and facility improvements.

Developed and conducted training program for maintenance personal.

2013 to Legendary Baking, Oak Forest, Illinois

2015 A $93 million manufacturer of pies and desserts for restaurants, food suppliers and grocery chains.

Engineer/Maintenance Manager. Reporting to the Operations Manager. Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and design of the Oak Forest facility including manufacturing equipment, building facilities and employee safety to maintain quality standards and delivery expectations.

Manage and direct all equipment and facility maintenance with a three shift, fourteen-person crew.

Manage and direct all equipment and building maintenance for the main facility and two remote facilities.

Design and improve production equipment to increase productivity and quality while maintaining high safety standards.

Develop annual and future capital expenditures plans for entire facility.

Participate in and help direct safety program.

Used SAP and Manager Plus Pro software programs to manage maintenance and track financials.

Sourced and directed outside contractors as necessary for projects and facility needs.

Sourced new equipment and parts for maintenance and projects.

Manage and direct all projects for production and facility improvements.

Developed and conducted training program for maintenance and production personal.

2007 to D &D TOOLING & MANUFACTURING, Bolingbrook, Illinois

2012 A premier nationwide supplier of precision stampings for many OEM's in several key sectors including

the automotive, consumer electronics and computer industries.

Facility Manager. Reporting to the President and Vice President. Responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of the Bolingbrook facility including manufacturing equipment and employee safety to consistently meet quality and delivery expectations.

Scheduled and documented maintenance and repair of equipment throughout the manufacturing plants.

Created an equipment library for the identification of all manufacturing equipment along with the capabilities of each.

Ensured that specific safety procedures are in place and provided training in their proper use.

Assisted in the continuous improvement of manufacturing methods and material handling techniques.

Provided guidance and assisted Supervisors in training of operators and other production personnel.

Developed Maintenance tracking system for all equipment and facility.

1987 to NORWOOD MARKING SYSTEMS, Downers Grove, Illinois

2007 A $23 million manufacturer of full contact thermal and hot stamp printing machines for the

Flexible Packaging industry.

1999 to R&D / Manufacturing Engineer/Building Maintenance Manager. Reporting to the

2007 Operations Manager and Controller. Responsible for designing and improving designs of components for thermal and hot stamp printing equipment, project management and new product development in addition to managing all aspects of facility maintenance.

Designed imprinters and interface brackets for packaging and labeling equipment.

Utilized AutoCAD software to create drawings and blueprints.

Assisted and directed the Applications Engineering group.

Evaluated existing equipment and improved/redesigned machinery.

Managed, approved and maintained the engineering change process, procedures and files.

Developed and implemented engineering and drawing procedures.

Maintained and updated several hundred drawing files including AutoCAD, electronic and hard copies of drawings.

Developed and managed R&D projects from concept to production.

Trained customers, service technicians and assembly personnel on machines, machine changes and procedures.

Coordinated R&D and equipment projects with sister companies in England, Spain and Germany.

Solved equipment problems with customers, customer service, technical service and sales.

Managed and controlled all building maintenance personnel and assigned projects and scheduled work.

Developed, coordinated and managed all capital building projects totaling $750,000.

Negotiated, approved and maintained all building service contracts.

Controlled and maintained facility HVAC systems using computer software systems.

Managed building security systems for both the Downers Grove and Frankfort facilities.

Created and implemented security, safety and import/export procedures and processes.

Developed, maintained, and updated operation/owners manuals for all new and existing equipment.

1995 to Production Supervisor. Reporting to the Operations Manager. Responsible for supervising all

1999 aspects of the manufacturing process and inside sales to ensure products meet all customer requirements, processes are operated in a safe manner meeting pre-determined goals for quality, service and productivity.

Motivated and directed production employees to create a productive work environment-fostering innovation.

Led various productivity improvement initiatives.

Utilized technical expertise to investigate customer complaints and resolve problems to restore/promote good customer relations.

Assigned tasks to shift personnel to maximize productivity.

Reviewed all pre-job, in-process and completed documents for completeness and accuracy.

Investigated and implemented corrective actions for non-conformances in production schedules, specifications, raw materials and finished products.

Coordinated with other shifts/departments to ensure production commitments are met.

Distributed, processed and collected production documentation in accordance with production procedures.

Reported status of scheduled work equipment and personnel to other Production Supervisors and Production Manager.

Conducted employee performance reviews and disciplinary administration.

Ensured required training is completed in a timely and cost effective manner.

Approved, administered and documented personnel attendance, including overtime, vacations and unscheduled absences.

Ensured work area was maintained in an orderly and safe condition.

Implemented new procedures and work instructions to improve processes and procedures.

Managed and directed inside sales personal to ensure ordering correct equipment for customer applications.

1987 to Assembler/Machinist. Responsible for assembly, testing, manufacturing, installation and repair

1995 of machinery and interface brackets. Performed technical service and worked with sales for

customer issues. Worked with engineering on development and design of new equipment and

improving/ redesign of existing equipment. Assistant supervisor of assembly department

Responsible for scheduling and production of machines and parts.

EDUCATION: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Coursework in Design Engineering, Electrical and Electronics

PROFESSIONAL

TRAINING: AutoCAD Facilities Management

Product Risk Assessment OSHA Compliance

Product CE certification Safety Plans/Procedures/Committees

Product Development & Marketing Basic Supervision

Project Management Business Writing

PLC Programming/Operation HVAC Systems Maintenance

COMPUTER

SKILLS: AutoCAD (through version 2007)

Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Lon Station and Lon Spec (Honeywell HVAC Control)

ADT Security software

WIND O/1-NV2 (PLC Programming software)

FT Maintenance

Manager Plus Pro

SAP

BOARD

MEMBERSHIPS: Board Member/School District #48 – Vice President, 1992 to 1998

PUBLICATIONS: Developed several new manuals for new machinery. Wrote several instruction procedures for machines, shipping/receiving, security, safety, and import/export compliance (C_PAT).



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