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Machine Operator Manufacturing Engineer

Punta Gorda, FL
February 25, 2020

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Dedicated Manufacturing Engineer with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills demonstrated by over 10 years of experience. During which I have successfully created and implemented a Pull Supermarket, initiated, trained, and implemented TPM Methodology, and promoted OEE as a core metric for Machine Manufacturing. I have also been a key contributor in converting a factory to a new ERP system and developed Lean plans for two different facilities.


Assistant Manufacturing Manager November, 2017 – December, 2017

Peterson Manufacturing Company, Inc. 155 Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232

Scheduling production of production to meet customer demand and minimize inventories

Purchase raw materials and supplies for factory

Develop initial job quotes for new products

Develop initial tooling for new jobs

Accurately process time cards and charging for production employees

Manufacturing Engineer April, 2017 – October, 2017

New England Machinery 2820 62nd Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34203

Define and create Process SOP's as needed for process improvement

Function as Project Manager for time critical project

Develop scheduling methodology for internal machine shop using existing MRP system

Work with Purchasing to ensure prompt material replenishment

Liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing for design issues and solutions

Manufacturing Engineer February, 2015 – December, 2016

Tool Gauge 4336 S. Adams St, Tacoma, WA 98409

Defined and created process specifications

Developed lean training to implement a lean transition within the facility

Coordinated processes to bring the area from 100+ work orders past due to 0 in first four weeks

Developing layout to reduce waste and improve flow

Scheduled machine shop work load to ensure on time delivery of product

Industrial Engineering Technician June, 2007 – December, 2014

Rockwell Collins Inc. 1100 W. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

Developed and published process specifications for 6 production areas

Identified process deficiencies and collaborate to develop solutions that have led to 150% improvements in quality

Facilitated lean initiatives within a department that encompasses 10% of the workforce

Achieved and maintained Lean Master Certification and Six Sigma Green Belt

Resolved part and assembly discrepancies

Designed space plans to account for ongoing departmental growth and/or reduction

Operated computer-assisted engineering and design software to complete engineering tasks by deadline on an ad hoc basis.

Senior Quality Training Coordinator November, 2000 – June, 2007

Rockwell Collins Inc. 1100 W. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

Designed and implemented Customer Pull System for key products

Instructed and facilitated teams during the beginning of a factory-wide Lean Transformation

Collaborated with multiple functions from production, planning, management, and engineering to develop win-win solutions

Production Team Lead January, 1998 – October, 2000

Rockwell Collins Inc. 1100 W. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

Coordinated the output of SMT for all of second shift

Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs

Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers

Monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity

Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance

Worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.

Machine Operator February, 1996 – December, 1997

Rockwell Collins Inc. 1100 W. Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

Troubleshot problems with equipment, devices or products

Started up and shut down processing equipment

Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures

Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.


Facilitation of process improvements

Quality control

Experienced in developing training

Coaching cross functional teams

Team player

Lean manufacturing and design

Troubleshooting and problem solving

Strategic thinker


Used operational knowledge of systems, parts, and components to solve problems that arose during assembly

Contributed to annual 20%+ increase in productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety, and administration

Created critical KPI’s to track and improve on-time delivery, customer issues, and safety statistics

Performed data collection and statistical analysis that resulted in sound recommendations that were adopted by department

Achieved Lean Master Certification from Rockwell Collins Inc.

Achieved Six Sigma Green Belt certification from Rockwell Collins Inc.


DeVry University

December 2013 Bachelor’s of Science in Technical Management (Specialized in Operations Management)

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