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Technician Plant Manager

Location:
Crown Point, IN
Posted:
April 20, 2020

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THOMAS F. KORNELIK

**** ***** *****, ***** *****, Indiana 46307

Cell 219-***-**** e-mail: adcvvo@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Atkore – Allied Tube, Harvey, Illinois (10/2015 – 04/2020) Senior Supervisor Quality Technician

Quality inspections of material on the Mills making sure material meet specifications and quality requirements.

Run preece, zinc coverage testing on tubing and coatings. Use various micrometers, calipers, rulers & field gauges.

Testing of power strut, unistrut & nuclear unistrut. Inspecting material for shipping in warehouse. Report findings.

EXOVA, Gary, Indiana (old name Bodycote see below.) (05/2015 – 10/2015)

Metallurgical Lab Technician

Look at manifests & samples if they have been properly identified & prepared properly.

Use micrometers, calipers, squares, tape measure and verify them before use and its calibration,

Measure test samples and make sure they are within specs.

Enter data into computer test data sheet

Run the tests customer requested, such as various tensile tests, Rockwell’s, brinells, impacts etc.

Be sure that test machinery has been calibrated and meets all standard qualifications.

REAL ALLOY (Aleris), Chicago Heights, Illinois. (01/2015 –05/2015)

Production Supervisor (Recycling Aluminum)

Run 2 furnaces and supervise personal.

Make sure schedule and production is being followed and goals are met.

Making sure equipment is working properly and personal following safety and wearing PPE.

Preparing and performing production documentation.

MONOSOLRX, Portage Indiana. (See below.) (04/2014 - 09/2014)

Coating Scientist (Pharmaceutical Operations film strip)

Inspection & verify raw material to be weighed for batch. Weigh out the material for the batch.

Inspection packaging components, printed materials & comparing results to ensure compliance.

Follow batch record for mix and make the batch.

Set Up and perform opening line clearance for weighing, mixing and coating.

Instrumented analytical testing, including Karl Fischer

Take batch and coat substrate to make roll of product for slitting operation or pouch production.

SET ENTERPRISES, Chicago Heights, Illinois. (07/2011 – 02/2014)

Production Supervisor (Stamping Co. Auto Industry)

Supervise 30+ employees, operators, fork truck drivers & material handlers.

In charge of operations of 6 stamping presses & releasing of coils on schedule.

Make sure operators are running at correct speeds to make production goals and prevent down time.

Be sure everyone is following safety procedures and wearing proper PPE.

Making sure Quality material is being made and within the specifications of customer requirements.

Looking at material being packaged that it is identified properly and packaged correctly.

MONOSOLRX, Portage, Indiana (see above.) (06/2009 - 06/2011)

Coating Scientist (Pharmaceutical Operations film strip) (See above)

Inspection & verify raw material to be weighed for batch. Weigh out the material for the batch.

Inspection packaging components, printed materials & comparing results to ensure compliance.

Follow batch record for mix and make the batch.

Set Up and perform opening line clearance for weighing, mixing and coating.

Instrumented analytical testing, including Karl Fischer

Take batch and coat substrate to make roll of product for slitting operation or pouch production.

BODYCOTE, Gary, Indiana (new name Exova see above.) (11/2007 - 12/2008)

Metallurgical Lab Technician

Look at manifests & samples if they have been properly identified & prepared properly.

Use micrometers, calipers, squares, tape measure and verify them before use and its calibration,

Measure test samples and make sure they are within specs.

Enter data into computer test data sheet

Run the tests customer requested, such as various tensile tests, rockwell’s, brinells, impacts etc.

Be sure that test machinery has been calibrated and meets all standard qualifications.

LAFARGE EAST CHICAGO SLAG, East Chicago, Indiana. (05/2004 - 09/2007)

Production Shift Supervisor

Provided management support to crew of 4-10 loader operators also maintenance personnel, laborers and outside contractors: prioritizing jobs and personnel according to job specifications.

Functioned as Plant Manager during afternoon and evening shifts as needed.

Responsibility for runners, blow boxes & noses kept clean, hoists, gates, pit & box sprays were working properly.

Tested granules for moisture and iron according to specifications.

Inspected safety equipment, tools, and personal protection equipment.

During shift, involved in ensuring drums, rolls, belts, and truck scales are operating properly as well as the sump station is filled with water and working.

ACME PACKAGING (ACME STEEL) COMPANY, Riverdale, Illinois. (05/1979 - 04/2004)

Production Shift Supervisor/Packaging Division (1/03 - 4/04)

Directly responsible for the workflow of 2 production slitter painter lines.

Interfaced daily with customers concerning specifications.

Instrumental in working closely with department managers to improve efficiency and reduce downtime.

Presided over safety meetings, implementing safety guidelines and promoting safety team concept at all job sites.

Met and exceeded all production forecast goals.

Metallurgical Technician-Quality Assurance Department/Packaging Division (1/94 - 1/03)

Scope of responsibility, verifying production tags vs. order requirements and visual inspection of test samples.

Physical testing performed included but not limited to tensile, hardness, bend, and lubricity, cure, and adhesion, paint testing, coating thickness and coating weight.

Involved with different areas of processing, from cold rolling, galvanizing, heat treating & annealing.

Interfaced with managers and operators to resolve application and mechanical problems. Expertise in application testing including paint Viscosity, PH, wax concentration, paint temperatures, wax, bake oven, quench pots, line speeds, voltage, mechanical inspection of paint & wax wipes, cutter & edger units, tools, and stamping units.

Collaborated with managers and vendors on paint trials.

Worked closely with Customer Service, performing testing on complaint samples and field testing.

Instrumental in promoting safety team concept at all job sites and performed ISO internal audits.

Product Technician/Packaging Division (7/87 - 1/94)

Transferred to the Packaging Division, tested paint for PH, film evaluation, and thickness.

Measured test samples for camber, bundle curve, and twist.

Conducted tape tests and aging evaluations on paintings straps.

Monitored progress of jobs, ensuring adherence to quality assurance requirements.

Senior Product Technician/Steel Division (1/87 - 7/87)

Contributed to performing quality assurance testing including releasing orders for further processing and shipment.

Evaluated customer complaints for surface defects, brittle, part forming, pipe, breakage, poor anneals, and heat treating by performing bends, hardness, tensile, scallop, and die penetrate for forming materials.

Prepared, examined micros, polishing, etching, examine structure of annealed, heat treated, and hot-rolled material.

Skilled in Jominy hardenability testing and macro etching.

Trained employees on sample pickup, preparation, testing, data entry, and utilization of test equipment.

Prioritized jobs and personnel according to job specifications.

Metallurgical Observer/Steel Division (1/86 - 1/87)

Checking & reporting steel production processes & products to ensure quality control standards were met.

Acquired excellent training and experience with processes of start material to finish material from the melt shop, primary mill, slab yard, hot mill, pickle, and cold mill, slitters, cut to length, annealing & heat treating.

Responsibility, inspecting materials & equipment; reporting any changes improvements to be made.

Physical Test Technician/Steel Division (5/79 - 1/86)

Began career at Acme Steel as Physical Test Technician, directly responsible for sample pick-up and preparation, testing, and data entry into mainframe computer.

Experience in utilizing tensile machines, measuring with micrometers, and conducting hardness tests.

EDUCATION

THORNTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, South Holland, Illinois

Associate of Applied Science in Data Processing (5/86)

SEMINARS

ISO 9000 - Internal Auditor - SPC Training



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