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Plant Manager Engineer

Clinton, Illinois, 61727, United States
December 01, 2016

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Michael Joseph Cooley

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Clinton, IL


Objective: To obtain a position utilizing my manufacturing production knowledge and leadership skills contributing to an efficient and productive environment.

Experience: Synectics (Temp Agency) Caterpillar, Inc. Chicago, IL

Collaboration Engineer 03/2015 to 07/2016

Cost model all Hydraulic, Electrical and (EIC) Engine and Cooling parts for (OHT) Off Highway Trucks thru aPriori

Completed all TCO's as needed for cost reduction

Combined parts to (MWLC) Midwest Logistics Company to work with logistics

Monitored all after market pricing for a better overall end cost

collaborated with suppliers to establish a better pricing of OHT parts

Verallia (Glass Manufacturer) Lincoln, IL

Product Line Supervisor 11/2011 to 06/2013

Developed supervisory skills with 15 swing-shift employees on safety producing glassware in a designated time frame

Successfully decreased critical defects from 7% to 4% within 8 months by working with hot and cold end departments

Improved down ware by increasing belt speed for proper alignment

Trinty Industry's (Windmill Production) Clinton, IL

Paint Foreman 08/2011 to 11/2011

Directed 17 employees and 1 lead person in blast, prep, and paint operations, which resulted in an increase of manufactured products

Nestle (Food Industry) Bloomington, IL

Product Line Supervisor 03/2005 to 01/2010

Coordinated the duties of 30 employees and 8 lead employees

Developed critical thinking skills by using logic and reasoning techniques to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions

Team managed CDM, GMP, and Quality meetings on a weekly basis

Implemented an ergonomic work area that increased productivity from 6 shift cleaning to 3 shift cleanings of the lines weekly

Acme Manufacturing (Sheet Metal Production) Bartonville, IL

Plant Manager 03/2002 to 03/2005

Established effective communication lines, identified, and solved employee problems, managed conflict, and responded to grievances

Identified essential functions, knowledge, skills, and abilities required to respond to questions concerning background checks, assigned work shifts, and efficiencies

Cutler Hammer (Circuit Breaker Panels) Lincoln, IL

Line Coordinator 02/2000 to 01/2002

Responsible for the supervision of 35 plus employees

Improved operator techniques which resulted in a reduction of overtime hours by 10% and increased productivity by 6%

Education: Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL

Bachelor of Science/Industry Technology/Manufacturing

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