Richard P. Henry
Oct 2018 – May 2019. Apex Industries Tigard Or.
CNC Turret Style Lathe Machinist
Apex is a plastic fabricator and manufacturer of a variety of different Stiles greige durability of plastics. My responsibilities their virtue program set up operate CNC lathe machine variety of different Plastics. I gained a lot of experience or knowledge with the reaction plastic as it’s being machined. I had the opportunity to provide my experience and knowledge on setting up blue machine lathe cell making more efficient and standardized the processes for each individual job. Unfortunately because of lack of work I was laid off but I do get a lot of knowledge and experience machine plastic. Which is a lot more difficult than I expected. Sep 2018 -- Oct 2018 Pacific Swiss Machinery Clackamas Or. CNC Swiss Style Lathe Machinist
This company is a strictly CNC Swiss Style Lathe manufacturer job shop, which is where most of my experience entails. It's also where I feel most comfortable. My responsibility involves programming new parts and revising existing programs to be more efficient. Setting up and proving out new programs and providing 1st Article. Generate, maintain, and update setup sheets. Provide individual tool job boxes for each job and inspect and return finished tools after completed jobs. Assist with other machinist with daily issues and help out with setups and inspections as needed. It was truly my ideal career opportunity, unfortunately due to circumstances beyond my control I was let go. Apr 2018 -- Aug 2018 Pro-Met Machinery Gresham Or. CNC Turret Style Lathe Machinist
This company was a small family owned job shop with customers located throughout the United States, with Boeing as it’s biggest and longest costumer. I manage older with FUNUC controllers. Being such a small shop we all had to lookout for each other both in safety and in quality. I also had to get a crash course in inspection above the normal daily routine by using and operating a larger than normal CMM. Scrap is a very important quality with smaller shops and every part must be within the print specification to keep the profit margin favorable. My attendance was excellent which strives from enjoying my job, the people I had the pleasure to work with, the family and stress free environment that comes with the a small shop.
2007 -- 2017 Benchmade Knife Co. Oregon City Or.
CNC Swiss Style Lathe Machinist
Fabricate a large amount of turn part components from 316, 416, 420, 4140, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, and 01 Tool Steel round stock to support the numerous variety of different models of knives that Benchmade has to offer. I am responsible for all aspects regarding the production of components necessary for the success Benchmade has experience. Which involves programming, setting up, and operating two SR-16 Star Swiss Style Lathes, and two Citizen L12 and L16 series Swiss Style Lathes. To be able to support the large quantity knifes produce everyday. I have a very good understanding of programming, and I have been programming for the turn parts department sense July of 2010. I took responsibility for all ordering of the tooling and bar stock to keep all four lathes running at 96%. My 6S skills are excellent, receiving many accommodations for outstanding performance in this area. I have an excellent knowledge of reading blueprints, sketches, and specifications necessary to keep a very close tolerance, while optimizing running time and developing new procedures to keep a high quality of parts. 2006 -- 2007 Allied Components Portland Or.
Shipping & Receiving
My first responsible is to fill orders with our high demand parts distributors located throughout the Pacific Northwest with replacement parts from a number of manufactures located all over the U.S. I receive a great deal of knowledge and experience working with the detail measurements (standard & metric) surrounding the many different sizes and specifications. I receive hands on experience working with all the parts that Allied supplied, which include Oil Seals, Roller Bearings, Insert Bearings with Matching Housing, Large variety of Brass, steel Bushing, complete set of shaft collars
(solid, stainless, single split, double split, and single and double split stainless), complete range of belts to accommodate any type of industrial machinery, and a large supply of chains and sprockets to support our customers. Then process each order for shipment, normally through UPS, but with larger and heavier orders I would coordinate with local trucking companies for our customers shipping needs. The ability to pay close attention to detail was necessary to provide quality customer service. On constant and regular bases, shipment of product would arrive which involves being inventory for accountability, and then placed in its proper location. To accomplish this task often it would call apron ability to operate a propane fuel forklift. Finally for safety purposes I always try to find the time to keep a high level of cleanliness throughout the warehouse. 2004 – 2005 Bob’s Red Mill Milwaukie Or.
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on various types of food packaging machines, Troubleshoot machinery, and exchange components as needed. Provide building maintenance support as needed to ensure the safety and proficiency for the company. 1989 - 1999 Mail-Well Envelope Co. Portland Or.
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on high-speed envelope machines, Troubleshoot equipment, and exchange components as needed. Calculate various setups with very low tolerances; attention to detail was always present in this fast pace work environment. 1985 - 2003 U.S. Army / National Guard U.S.A.
Telecommunications Terminal Device Repairer
Perform maintenance on telecommunications terminal equipment and microcomputer systems. Troubleshoot equipment using built in test equipment (BITE), Test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE), schematics flow charts through technical publications; repair assemblies, subassemblies by disassembly, adjusting, aligning, and replacing faulty and shop-replaceable units; test repaired equipment to ensure operability and compliance with technical specifications; maintain selected commercial off-the- shelf computers.
Machinist Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Mechanic Service, lubricate, remove, and replace components and assemblies such as engines, fuel, cooling, engine performance, final drive, track, and suspension; perform corrective maintenance and hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems and /or components; employ measuring and diagnostic equipment in troubleshooting.
Officer Candidate School (OCS)
I completed an 18-month Officer Commissioning Course through the Oregon Army National Guard. OCS consists of appropriate managerial and organizational skills needed to lead, Motivate, and counsel soldiers in today’s Army.
Due to the volume, I will provide all Military documentation upon request. Education
1999 – 2001 Associate Degree in Applied Science and Technology Type 1 Mt. Hood CC 1999 – 2001 Associate Degree in Applied Science and Technology Type 2 Mt. Hood CC 1999 -- 2002 Certificate of Completion for Light Rail Vehicle. Mt. Hood CC 1999 – 2002 Certificate of Completion for the Apprenticeship. Mt. Hood CC 1999 – 2002 Certificate of Completion for HVAC Technician Type II Mt. Hood CC 1989 – 1999 Certificate of Completion for Premium Adjuster Mt. Hood CC