WILLIAM D. BROOKS
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Innovative, results-oriented Engineering Technician with 15+ years of hands-on experience in a wide range of industries and expertise in and process improvement, some . Resourceful problem-solver skilled at quickly troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing problems to minimize production delays and downtime. Proven ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and complete multiple tasks with meticulous attention to quality, accuracy, and detail. Excellent time management, interpersonal, and communication abilities; effective team builder with strong leadership qualities. Technical skills:
Micrometers Calipers Height and weight gauges Laboratory devices - microscopes and comparator Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Good manufacturing process (GMP) Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) Statistical Process Control (SPC) Blueprint reading / drafting 5S quality systems PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ASTRAZENECA, WEST CHESTER, OHIO CURRENT
ENGINEERING SUPPORT SPECIALIST
ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS
POKA YOKE CHAMPION
APPLIES PRACTICAL ENGINEERING ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDING FACILITY AND EXPERIMENTAL SUPPORT HARDWARE LAY-OUT AND DESIGN, FABRICATION, ASSEMBLY AND TEST. FACILITY MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF CAPITAL AND TEST EQUIPMENT IN SUPPORT OF VARIOUS SPONSORED PROJECTS. MEETS WITH FACULTY AND STAFF ENGINEERS TO DEFINE THE SCOPE OF TASK REQUIREMENTS, AND SCHEDULE CONSTRAINTS.
COMMUNICATES WITH ENGINEERS AND PROJECT MANAGERS TO PROVIDE PROGRESS REPORTS AND FACILITATING THE IDENTIFICATION OF RESOURCES NEEDED TO ACCOMPLISH THE TASK/PROJECT. C&W SERVICES, READING, OHIO. 2017-2018
MAINTAIN METROLOGY PROCESSES IN A COMPLIANT, EFFICIENT, EFFECTIVE AND SAFE MANNER ENSURE EQUIPMENT/INSTRUMENT MEET MANUFACTURERS' SPECIFICATIONS AND FUNCTIONS TO COMPLETE REQUIRED TESTS
PROVIDE CALIBRATION SUPPORT THROUGHOUT LIFE CYCLE
ASSIST WITH TROUBLESHOOTING AND PROBLEM ANALYSIS IN THE FACILITIES, UTILITIES, CRITICAL SYSTEMS, EQUIPMENT, OR INSTRUMENT IN THE MANUFACTURING PACKAGING AND LABORATORIES AREAS RECOMMEND AND ASSIST IN THE REQUISITION OF PARTS AND SERVICES FROM OUTSIDE VENDORS, INCLUDING THE PURCHASE OF THE APPROPRIATE NIST TRACEABLE STANDARDS FOR USE IN THE CALIBRATION PROGRAM REVIEW DEPARTMENTAL OPERATING RANGES, AS WELL AS INSTRUMENT RANGES AND TOLERANCES TO SELECT THE APPROPRIATE STANDARDS
MAINTAINS CALIBRATION DATA AND RECORDS AS REQUIRED PER CGMP AND ISO COMPLY WITH ALL CGMP AND SOP STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES PROVIDE "HANDS ON” BACK UP SUPPORT TO ALL SUBORDINATES TO COMPLETE PROJECTS, WHEN NECESSARY GENERATES TECHNICAL REPORTS, SUMMARIZES ASSESSMENT AND RECOMMENDS ACTION PLANS WHEN REQUIRED DEVELOP METHODS AND SOPS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH REQUIRED CALIBRATION AND MAINTENANCE STANDARDS
SETUP PROCEDURES AND DRIVE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN ALL MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES ASSIST IN PERFORMING METROLOGY AUDITS. PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED TRAIN AND DIRECTLY SUPERVISE HOURLY EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SETTING UP DAILY WORK PRIORITIES
INTERVIEW, HIRE AND TRAIN EMPLOYEES; PLAN, ASSIGN AND DIRECT WORK, APPRAISE PERFORMANCE; REWARD AND DISCIPLINE EMPLOYEES; ADDRESS COMPLAINTS AND RESOLVE PROBLEMS; CONDUCT PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS FOR DIRECT REPORTS AND MAINTAIN PERFORMANCE METRICS.
EXECUTE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORGANIZATION'S POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL LAWS.
OVERSEE METROLOGY LABORATORY OPERATIONS AND INSTRUMENT MAINTENANCE. MANAGE AND PLAN FOR METROLOGY ACTIVITIES UTILIZING SYSTEM REPORTS. EXECUTES PROJECTS/TASKS RELATED TO FIELD OF EXPERTISE. General Electric,Evendale, Ohio. 2016-2017
Process Engineering Technician
Assist in the development of manufacturing processes, assist in the creation and or modification of standard operating procedures.
BARNES AEROSPACE, West Chester, Ohio 2015 - 2016
Inspector / Process Engineering Technician
Manage preprocess inspection and braze alloy technician final parts inspection. Implement brazing and welding techniques resulting in improved first part yield by 43%. SURFACE DYNAMICS, Springdale,Ohio. 2013 - 2015
Developed new products and production processes, created samples for clients, and oversaw first article products; maintained government compliance for medical products. Produced working samples for customer approval and implemented changes to product work instructions. Performed pre / post production audits and tested sample / post production performance values.
Designed process improvements reducing “replacement shoulder” production time by four minutes per product, up to 300 parts per day.
Devised production processes for new products.
METALPHOTO OF CINCINNATI INC., Cincinnati, OH 2012 - 2013 Inspector / Fabricator
Coated metal signage with protective coating and adhesives as well as cleaning / polishing for inspection. Inspected graphic artwork for defects and irregularities. Tested color pigmentation and saturation. Created solvents to prepare metal surfaces for fabrication.
Created five chemical cleaning mixtures, resulting in enhanced appearance and better adhesive coating preparation. UNIQUE HOME DESIGNS, Atlanta, GA 2008 - 2011
General Contractor / Site Inspector
Managed project worksite, secured building permits, and oversaw building material acquisition. Hired / supervised employees and subcontractors in addition to administering payroll. Serve as point of contact for client. Read drawings / blueprints, submitted estimates, and inspected building processes / job site. GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 1999 - 2008
Quality Inspection (Allison Transmission), Indianapolis, IN Inspected. Highway and off-road vehicle transmissions for Department of Defense contractor, including disassembling
/ reassembling all components by hand and testing fluids for debris / foreign materials, metal components for rust / discoloration, bolt torque on all external / internal bolts from final assembly as well as mineral spirit testing for foreign materials. Prepared daily inspection reports, presented test / inspection findings to production staff, and performed audits.
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GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION - Continued
Environmental Controller / Inspector (Delphi Division), Dayton, OH Developed and maintained management information systems, documenting chemical used or shipped from facility and identifying hazardous waste locations within facility. Oversaw removal of hazardous waste materials, such as asbestos and lead in addition to supervising contractors removing / testing hazardous materials. Investigated employee hazardous material / air pollutant exposure complaints. Attended ongoing training, strengthening knowledge of current and proposed regulations related to hazardous materials. Complied with federal regulations, EPA guidelines, and automotive industry standards.
● Revised and presented employee hazardous materials and waste training programs.
● Prepared written facility inspection reports, recommending and coordinating development of programs to maintain hazardous materials regulation compliance. Quality Bonder / Inspector (Delphi Division), Dayton, OH Initiated and maintained heat-tempered brake bonding system operations. Monitored mixing and manufacturing of applied materials that produce automotive brakes. Controlled shipping / receiving of braking system finished products and raw components. Oversaw production of four different product lines for Buick, Saturn, Chevrolet, and Pontiac. Tested and inspected brake applications locally and regionally. EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Coursework in Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP), UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Cincinnati, OH Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Project Manager Certificate Course
● Breakthrough Performance (will complete by April 2020) AFFILIATIONS
Ohio High School Coaches Association; National Youth Sports Coaches Association