An experienced Plant Manager who is capable of working in a fast paced changing environment and who continually raises the bar to ensure that continuous improvement is achieved. Is highly trustworthy and handles all responsibilities in a professional manner. Knows how to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Over the years has successfully managed increasing levels of responsibility. Has excellent listening and leadership skills. Would be an asset to any organization seeking someone who is loyal and who can make a positive contribution.
· Excellent interpersonal skills and customer focused
· Ability to work equally well in a team or alone
· Highly adaptable with a broad range of transferable skills
· Ability to multi-task without losing focus
· Has a tremendous sense of urgency
· Possesses excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
· Self-motivated initiating projects to improve efficiency and reduce costs
· Ability to lead, train and motivate others
· Proven performance, results oriented attitude
· Inventory control Project management
· Planning/scheduling Budget development
· Vendor negotiations Performance evaluation
· Training/mentoring Cross functional
Work Experience: AUG 2017-2019
CNC Technical Engineer
·Quoting potential new jobs
·Trouble shooting issues as they arise
·Setting up Cnc Equipment when needed
·Continuous Improvement to increase throughput
·Maintain 5s projects
·Customer visitation/Project reviews
Bartech Ent, Guelph,On MAY 2014-2017
Sales Technical Engineer
Work closely with customers in the Metro Toronto area
Building and maintaining solid relationships
Building and contributing to overall sales to build our market share
Delivering our value message to the market which supports a high value and
services solutions focus
Supplying solutions that exceed our customers and industry partners expectations
Test, evaluate and trouble-shoot metal cutting tools
Properly document and report on tests performed
Delivering on our value message to our customer’s through documented cost savings
Constantly identifying opportunities in the local market and reporting on it
Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions, Newmarket, ON MAR 2013- APRIL 2014
Manufacturing Engineer (one year contract)
·Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
·Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
·Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
·Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
·Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
·Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. .
·Provide manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
·Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
·Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
·Complete design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
·Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
·Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
MSM A DIV. OF MAGNA POWERTRAIN, Woodbridge, ON 1994- AUG 2012
Transmission Components Div.
Managed all production activities of the company, ensuring continued performance and improvements in safety, quality and productivity, while also maintaining a healthy, safe and clean work environment
Communicated Production expectations to the supervisors and lead hands
Ensured that the Supervisors had the training and experience to maintain a motivated workforce and safe working environment Counselled and coached the supervisors when their performance was not acceptable
Practised positive relations: hiring, training, career development, disciplinary action and conducting regular performance appraisals
Worked with maintenance personnel to prioritize unscheduled and scheduled maintenance
Worked with Engineering, Tool room, Maintenance and Material Managers to improve work conditions and throughput
Coordinate and schedule Presses in accordance to weekly releases
Ensured that all shop employees had or received the training and experience to meet quality and volume expectations
Managed all CNC related issues technical support and Hands On if needed
Reviewed Work Instructions to ensure effectiveness and proper implementation
Ensured Supervisors monitored daily throughput and reacted to deficiencies in a timely manner
Established and adhered to department budget
Participated in Product Meetings (APQP and Weekly follow up)
Liaised between Customers and MSM; conducted tours in plant and visitations to Customers Facilities
Collected Required information in order to keep on top of manufacturing sales
·Managed manufacturing, Production Control, and Maintenance Department
·Responsible for hiring, evaluations, disciplines, and terminations in conjunction with Human Resources, Senior Management and appropriate, Department Supervisor
·Initiated planning and revision of forecast with Departments
·Managed within the frame work of MSM Quality operating System
·Analyzed and evaluated costs in order to develop greater efficiencies and profitability in the plant and in its processes
·Reviewed and took action to maintain and improve (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) as required
·Ensured Health & Safety regulations were adhered to
·Observed standards for safe working conditions as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as rules and regulations outlined in the Employee Handbook
·Reviewed weekly scrap and rework costs with responsible Departments Heads to implement actions to prevent reoccurrence of non-conformances
·Daily Production meetings to review Customer Shipments vs. releases and labour efficiencies and Inventory Turns
·Collaborated with Sales office to identify financial opportunities with regards to design, supplier involvement, and volume changes
CNC Manager 2000-2008
Supervised 60 CNC operators including three Set-up Technicians
Reviewed work performance of Production Personnel and made recommendations regarding future Work Assignments, Wage Rates Adjustments, New production Employees
Researched and implemented advanced cutting tools and methodologies for existing production and Prototype work
Maintained production releases for eight different transmission parts
Performed all duties in accordance with Element 4.18 Management responsibility of QS9000 and ISO14001
Involved in resolving customer concerns as well as internal concerns through the 8D Process
Initiated, maintained and updated Continuous Improvement Projects on a regular basis
Responsible for sourcing and purchasing cutting tools used on the shop floor
Prepared Presentations to Management Team and employees on a regular basis with respect to Department concerns
Interacted with Department Managers to resolve production issues as they arose
CNC Setup/Leadhand 1997-2000
CNC Setup/Operator 1995-1997
CNC Team Leader/Operator at Rotoform a division of Magna 1994-1994
Humber College Mechanical Engineering Technician – Numerical Control Program (Diploma)
Humber College Third year of Electromechanical Technologist
O.S.S.D. Diploma (1989), Brampton, ON
Mechanical Brake Release Magna Int.
Manager / Supervisor Development Program, Magna Int.
Team Leader Development Training Program, Magna Int.
Emergency Procedures for Power Presses, MSM
Supervisor Competency, MSM
Theory of Constraints, MSM
Lean Manufacturing, Magna Int.
SPC Levels 1&2, Magna Int.
WHMIS, Magna Int.
References supplied upon request