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Manager Lean Six

Manchester, TN
November 01, 2019

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Mark Shasteen


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Estimating Manager

Estimating Manager, Operations Manager, Production Planner, Project Manager, Procurement Manager, Estimator/ Planner, Manufacturing Supervisor, Senior Supervisor Machining Operations, Night Shift Supervisor, Machinist


Universal Technologies Inc., Estill Springs, Tennessee Nov 2018 - present

Estimating Manager

Estimate labor and material costs for potential upcoming projects, oversee projects to completion. New business development and investigation of new opportunities

●Presently working to introduce LEAN initiatives and 5S practices

●Reduced non-value added activities

●Implementation of an inventory management program

●Recompeted exsisting projects saving $100K annually

●Development of PWP/CMU Assembly Team

●Optimized Direct Labor Cost

●Introduced new business opportunities

Fischer Tool & Die, Tullahoma, Tennessee Oct 2016 - Mar 2018

Production Planner

Planned and scheduled daily / weekly / monthly activities for the Southern Plant and shop personnel. Assisted the General Manager with the daily operation of the plant. Ordered all material for the machine shop and coordinated with the die shop to assess their needs.

●Developed a small network of local machine shops to assist with overflow machining

●Implemented use of Stainless Steel in die water-jackets eliminating the need for special processing and surface treatment

●Enacted a corrective action policy and developed a corrective action form

●Increased productivity in the machine shop by implementing better machining practices

Micro Craft Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee July 1984 – Oct 2016


Started as a Machinist on night shift, served as Alternate Team Leader, promoted to Night Shift Supervisor, then Senior Supervisor Machining Operations and Estimator/Planner

●Served on several committees and work groups

●Directly involved in the manufacture of the X-43 Hyper-X hypersonic aircraft

●Subject matter expert on Gulfstream 4, 5 & 6 series wind tunnel models


Shelbyville Area State Vo-Tech School, Shelbyville, Tennessee 1980

Machine Tool Technology

●Production Lathe Operator Certificate

Franklin County High School, Winchester, Tennessee 1979


●General curriculum

Awards and Certificates

5S Workshop Certificate issued by The University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma Tennessee, Hyper-X Team Certificate, JSF F-35 Model Team Certificate, F-22 Model Team Certificate, Lean Six Sigma Workshop Certificate

Mark Alan Shasteen

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