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Assistant Plant Engineer

Springfield, MO
February 20, 2020

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Robert R. Cook

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Springfield, MO 65807 573-***-**** (Cell) EDUCATION

Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Management Technical Emphasis in Drafting and Design

US Army National Guard

Basic Non-Commissioned Officers’ School


Assistant Plant Engineer April 2013 to July 2019

Manchester Packaging St. James, MO

Ensured the safe installation of new equipment and personnel involved with the installation

Planned, coordinated and directed the design and layout of machinery moved from one building to another

Researched and investigated electrical and physical needs to accommodate the installation of new equipment

Converted technical drawings of existing parts, building plans and electrical schematics to CAD drawings

Undertook incomplete projects and completed wiring, plc programming and installation

Prepared and submitted EPA emission reports, storm water inspections and hazmat identification and removal

Assisted in vendor selection through preparing, reviewing and award bid proposals within budget parameters

Assisted with formulating procedures for acquisition of materials and services

Effectively communicate options and oversee machine installation

Learned to program, install and wire Programmable Logic Controllers

Learned to troubleshoot and repair manufacturing equipment Parts Counter Person April 2012 to April 2013

Heritage Tractor Rolla, MO

Ordered and received customer parts

Maintained parts department inventory

Controlled obsolescence

Parts Counter Person April 2010 – April 2012

Al West Nissan Rolla, MO

Responsible for all daily operations and administrative responsibilities of parts department

Analyzed the prices and costs of after-market parts

Ordered and received customer and service department parts Craftsman & CNC Machine Operator June 2004 – May 2009 Black Widow Custom Bows Nixa, MO

Created traditional and recurve hunting bows to customer specifications

Calibrated CNC machine probe, tool setting sensor, and assisted with yearly maintenance of CNC machines

Assist with tool deflection and increase tool lifespan by altered programs to utilize tools more efficiently

Used lathes, band saws, grinders and drill presses to make parts and bows

Used micrometers and dial indicators to check products and CNC machines Robert Cook

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Stocker & Assembler Oct 2002 – May 2004

Wal-Mart Nixa, MO

Ensured sufficient stock was available for customers

Serve as a cashier and responsible for deposits

Assembled displays, equipment and bicycles

Service Manager Jan 1994 – Aug 2002

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Springfield, MO

Administered the terms and conditions of contracts

Negotiated contract modifications and the terms and costs of contract changes

Monitored outstanding contracts to ensure satisfactory progress, to assure compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract, and to identify problems that threaten contractor performance

Advertised, solicited, and procured a variety of products and/or services

Reviewed procurement submissions for adequacy and completeness, and resolves any problems prior to initiation of contractual action

Used a variety of contract types, such as performance based, fixed price, purchase orders, cost-reimbursement, cost-plus-fee (including fixed fee, incentive fee, and award fee), as well as grants, cooperative agreements, and other transactions to procure items and/or services.

Decreased operating departmental budget that was deficit and realize a profit in one year

Assisted customers with maintenance needs and maintenance proposals

Communicated all aspects of the service department with customers and sales personnel

Coordinated and tracked safety training for service department personnel

Provided relevant training and development to improve departmental skill sets

Streamlined operations to improved communications between service and other department Inventory Control Analyst April 1991 – Dec 1993

Thompson Pontiac Springfield, MO

Analyzed pricing and costs of after-market parts

Provided outstanding customer service by ordering parts and answering customer questions Light Construction Equipment Repairman Feb 1981 – Feb 1987 MO Army National Guard Anderson, MO

Acquired extensive mechanical knowledge

Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on industrial equipment

Learned to clean and repair weapons


CNC Machine Operator Certification June 2007

GM Master Parts Guild December 1992

US Army Advanced Training Diesel Mechanic August 1982 Private Pilot License August 1996

Member of Epsilon Pi Tau Honors Fraternity October 1988

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