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Detroit, MI
October 05, 2019

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Niki Arnold

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Detroit,Mi *****


Work Experience:

Pad/Plate Maker ITW/Trans Tech- Nov 2015-current

Inspect and clean metal/steel and foils. Develop images onto material paint. Inspect images through microscope. Measure specific depths that pertains to individual order after etching artwork onto material. Prepare for shipment to customers. Pads: Grind off excessive material from pads. Clean/wash pads, inspect and label. Maintain accurate count on stocked pads in-house while using FIFO methods. Utilized Epicor, Smartsheet and Kanban systems.

Team Lead/General Labor Coca-Cola Refreshments- Dec 2013-Oct 2015

Operate all machines. Warehouse environment. Load and unload trucks. Shrink wrapped loads. Pick orders for shipment. Train and assist new employees. Update flow charts and maintain housekeeping. GMP environment. Manage and organize shift start-up. Ensure quality standards were met. Maintained production was met. Communicate information to team about project status, updates, specific instructions. Promote teamwork within the organization. Ensured safety procedures were followed. GMP facility

Utility Lead/ Dean Foods Nov 2010-Dec 2013

Duties included running mechanical fillers designed to fill gallon or half gallon plastic bottles. Operate blow mold machine. CIP operations to include the filling, casing, conveying and stacking equipment and environmental cleaning. Inspecting product and package quality; work in a sanitary manner to ensure product quality. Work efficiently, using chemical cleaning compounds associated with sanitation. Maintained accurate record keeping ensuring proper production counts. Performing test in lab with finished product. Attend monthly safety meetings. Relief person for all operations throughout facility. Filling in for vacations, medicals and absentees on all shifts. General housekeeping and GMPS were enforced and followed.

Mechanical Assembler/Woodward Governor July 2011-Oct 2011

Assemble, install, align, adjusts and fit sub-assemblies and parts or auxiliary equipment using appropriate tools and equipment; maintains tooling and equipment per proper work instructions; performed flow and/or pressure testing of assembly components and/or performs test stand preset calibration and final test of valves and components. Followed and maintained training plans and SOP associated with assembly skills to become certified for work being performed. Communicates information to others about project status, updates, specific instructions, etc.; and promotes teamwork within the organization. Pick and stock parts assist in troubleshooting and improvement of processes.

Line Lead/QPS Anderson Packaging May 2011-July 2011

Supervised 10-14 employees on assembly line. Final quality reports at end of shift. Ensure machines ran throughout shift and quality parts were shipped.

Mental Health Tech/ Janet Wattles Center May 2009-April 2011

Assisted with activities of daily living through skills teaching and programming to promote independent living, monitor and administer medication, provide practical interventions in the residents’ day to day problems. Complete service activity logs, complete case notes using proper DAP format, monitor the individual client’s status in relation to the service plan. Confidentiality, HIPPA, Behavioral Meds Training.

Manufacturing Tech-Team Leader/ Chrysler/Mopar Parts March 1997-May 2009

Production Team Lead

Certified QS9000 Lead Auditor

Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Environmental Training

OSHA Training

Parts record keeper

Writing SOP’s



Fork Lift Training

Pallet Jack/Stacker/ Man Aboard Driver

Machine Operator




Human Service/ Rock Valley College Aug 2009-Aug 2010

General courses toward degree

Psychology/Social Work/ Strafford Career Institute Aug 2008-Aug 2009

Obtained certificate with 4.0 GPA

Drug and Alcohol Counseling/Strafford Career Institute Sept 2008-May 2009

Obtained certificate with 40 GPA


Microsoft Windows (Certificate)

Microsoft Excel (Certificate)

Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt

QS9000-1 ISO 9000-1 (Certified Lead Auditor)

EEMS (Certified Lead Auditor)

Root Cause Analysis Training

5 why/Preventative Maintenance Training/Corrective Actions Training/Gap Analysis Training/GMP/PPE Training

Lean Manufacturing Training

SQDCM Training

OSHA Training

Safety Training

First Aid/CPR (Certified)

Quality Control Training

Lock-out Tag-out Training

Individual Rights/Confidentiality Training

Infection Control Training

Psychiatric Crisis/Suicide Prevention Training

Relapse Prevention Services Training

Culture Diversity Training

Implementation/Problem Solving Training

Additional Information available upon request

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