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Manager/Engineer

Location:
Fountain Inn, South Carolina, United States
Salary:
65,000 +
Posted:
January 24, 2017

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Wayne Pfeiffer

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Fountain Inn, SC

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864-***-**** home

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EXPERIENCE:

*/** – 1/17 Wright Metal Products. Greenville

COST ESTIMATOR

Responsible for developing the manufacturing process and applying cost/time estimates for precision machining and metal fabrication.

9/07 – 6/16 Transtech Of SC. Piedmont

(Current Conducting systems)

OPERATIONS/QUALITY/PRODUCTION MANAGER/MFG. ENGINEER

Responsible for all aspects of plant operations, cost estimating, manufacturing, engineering, ISO 9001 and plant personnel. Met company goals and objectives for continuous improvement

Conduct staff employee hiring, discipline, and guidance. Lead & support facility staff,

Ensure safety, production, cost control, inventory control, quality, order performance, training, and other duties as required

Developed, trained & managed Lean Manufacturing concepts and Kaizen events.

5/05 to 9/07 Crown Cork And Seal Corp. Winter Garden, FL

(Metal Packaging Products)

DEPARTMENT MANAGER – ENGINEERING & PLANT SERVICES

As the Department manager I lead and supervised all aspects of plant operations from maintenance and repair of buildings to managing purchasing and store room inventory. I was the Design Engineer for tooling as well as the EHS coordinator at this facility.

My responsibilities include the following:

Engineering design and tryout of tooling for high speed stamping presses

Building and Production Equipment planning, layout, maintenance and repair

Plant services and security

Design development and experimental work

Cost estimating

Purchasing manager

Departmental cost control

Writing Capital appropriations requests

Store room inventory management

PM&R program development

Repair and overhaul scheduling

Capital and Expense budgets

Cost reduction and future line improvements

Coordinate and monitor all vendor services

Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator (including training, local, state and corporate regulations)

Directly supervise the Plant Engineer, Machinists (2), Electricians (3), Millwrights(2), Store room clerk and Purchasing clerk

12/99 to 5/05 American Torch Tip Corp. Bradenton, FL

(Welding Product Manufacturer)

MIG PRODUCT MANAGER / MANUFACTURING MANAGER

Reported directly to the Vice-President and directly supervised over 40 employees. I was responsible for the MIG welding product line, welding guns, plasma cutting torch assembly and leads. Duties include product design, cost estimates for manufactured parts and negotiating purchased components. Responsibilities include shop management, product design, plant layout, assembly procedures, cost / time estimates, sales, quality and scheduling.

Developed and designed the new “Lightning” mig gun

Increased sales from $60k in 2001 to $1.2mm in 2005

Reviewed production schedules, staffing tables, and specifications to obtain information, such as materials, priorities, and personnel requirements.

- Compiled schedules and orders, such as personnel assignments,

production, work flow, transportation, and maintenance and repair.

- Monitored work progress, and direct workers to expedite work flow.

Requisitioned and maintained inventory of materials and supplies to

meet production demands.

Calculated figures, such as labor and materials amounts, manufacturing costs, and wages, using pricing schedules.

Maintained files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, and cost reports.

Arranged for delivery and distributed supplies and parts to expedite

flow of materials to meet production schedules.

Examined documents, materials, and products, and monitor work

process for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and

specifications.

Completed status reports, such as production progress, customer

information, and materials inventory.

Conferred with personnel, vendors, and customers to coordinate

processing and shipping, and to resolve complaints.

Trained sales staff (16) and on new products

6/99 to 12/99 A.B.A. Industries, Pinellas Park, FL

(Aerospace/Defense Manufacturing)

MANAGER OF SALES ESTIMATING

Reported directly to the President and my duties included manufacturing engineering, process improvement, industrial engineering, interfacing with customers, sales, contract administration and managing subcontractors. Responsible for developing the manufacturing process and applying cost/time estimates for precision machining in the aerospace industry. I was the team leader for manufacturing process reviews. I directly supervised a 12 member team of Engineers and Supervisors.

6/97 to 6/99 Engraving Design Inc. Largo, FL

(Metal Stamping Dies)

PLANT MANAGER

Managing daily operations of a production/prototype precision machine shop. responsible for plant scheduling and performance. Duties include, manufacturing engineering, cost estimating, manufacturing processing and improvement, quality control, vendor selection, tool & fixture design, plant layout. Supervise all shop personnel, engineering and purchasing departments.

11/96 to 6/97 Breed Technologies Inc. Lakeland, FL

(Automotive Air Bags)

ADVANCED PURCHASING TOOLING ENGINEER

- Advanced Purchasing Engineering Group

Liaison Engineer between in-house Engineering, Purchasing and Suppliers. Managed tooling program from design, quote, vendor selection, cost, tool build, PPAP approval process and qualification..

5/96 to 11/96 Engraving Design Inc. Largo, FL

(Metal Stamping Dies)

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Duties include, manufacturing engineering, cost estimating, manufacturing processing and improvement, quality control, vendor selection, tool & fixture design, plant layout.

8/94 to 5/96 Peterson Mfg. Co. Sarasota, FL

(Metal Stamped Products)

TOOL DESIGN ENGINEER/ ENGINEERING MANAGER

Design tools and dies for drawn metal parts on a transfer press, using Autocad to produce tooling and print drawings. Responsibilities included quotations, sales support, customer contact and follow-up. Managed all subcontractors for price and delivery, offer tool room support, CAD manager and project management.

10/93 to 8/94 Manufacturing Engineering Consultant

Klockner Medipak Inc. Clearwater, FL (10/93-6/94)

(Medical Packaging Machinery)

TOOL DESIGN / PROJECT ENGINEER

Designed thermoset tooling and dies for medical & pharmaceutical packaging machines. Responsible for machine design per customer requirements.

Commercial Refrigerator Door Co. Sarasota, FL (6/94-8/94)

(Refrigerator Doors)

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

8/80 to 9/93 Loral American Beryllium Co. Sarasota, FL

(Aerospace/Defense Contractor – Machined components)

MFG. PROCESS ENGINEER /PROJECT MGR.

Responsible for the development and organization of the manufacturing process for the Defense/Aerospace industry. Duties included design of workholding fixtures, supervision of shop personnel, use of CAD workstations, worked with customers and Government/Military specifications.

MACHINIST 8/80 to 2/90

Worked as a lathe and tool room machinist. Duties included the set-up, operating, and editing of all lathe equipment (manual and CNC machines).

3/78 to 8/80 Magtrol Inc. Buffalo, NY

(Friction Brakes/Clutches)

MACHINIST

Worked as a lathe machinist, bench hand, set-up man and all around machinist.

8/77 to 3/78 Better Wire Products Buffalo, NY

(Metal Wire Products)

TOOL ROOM MACHINIST

Worked as a tool room machinist, set up man.

EDUCATION:

ECKERD COLLEGE – St. Petersburg, FL

Pursuing a degree in Business Management

MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Bradenton, FL

Degree in Industrial Management/Engineering (1992) 3.5 GPA

MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Bradenton, FL

Certificate in Mechanical Drafting (1989)

HARKNESS TECHNICAL CENTER - Buffalo, NY

Certificate in Machine Shop Technology, Drafting, Blueprint Reading,

CNC Programming

SPECIAL SKILLS:

- Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and 5S trained

- Root Cause Analysis

- Granted Department Of Energy “Q” clearance in 1981

- Experienced in working with Government/Military contracts and

specifications

- Experienced with AutoCad versions 10, 12, 13, 14, 2006 and LT

- Managed and operated a Design/Drafting service at home

- Knowledge of Unigraphics 3D CAD/CAM software (limited)

- Experience using MRP programs- Open Systems Accounting Software,

Vista” by DCD, and “Visibility” by KEA

- Senior Member of the Society of Mfg. Engineers

- Member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society

- Attended seminars for Autocad, GDT, TQM, SPC, Microsoft Access,

Microsoft Project, Windows, Supervisory skills and Management and Safety Management, Front line supervisory skills

- Attended "Smartcam" classes for CNC programming (1994 and 1998)

- Experienced using “Costimator” computer aided cost estimating software

- Project Manager on the beryllium component for the Stanford Linear

Accelerator

- Attended EHS seminar in 2005

- Experienced in plant management, supervision, machine and tool

design, cost estimating, purchasing, inventory and cost control

- Trained as a First Responder for First Aid and CPR



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