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Coating Technician

Somerville, MA
December 30, 2020

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Brian Sheard

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Rochdale, MA. ***** 774-***-****

Career Objective

Results oriented professional with proven communication, analytical, and creative thinking skills. Aiming to leverage my abilities to successfully fill a role at your company.

A Few Accomplishment

Six sigma black belt

Six Sigma Green Belt

Conducted projects that enable us, through doe’s, and other six sigma tools, apply DLC on chalcogen substrates.

Through six sigma tools, added 1000s of available coating hours to vacuum systems per year.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Lean Training and implementation

5s trained and project implementation:

Example: Project eliminated wasted time proved out through time study searching for items to perform preparations on chambers. In addition, the project Pokie Yoked the prepping process of the job.

Willingness to work various shifts in order to achieve company goals work weekends as needed.

Company,Name – Andover Corporation.

Assistance Operations Manager, Jan1st 2020-2020 April 1st

●Lean Manufacturing Implementation

●Created a baking process which has been utilized to improve yields as baking shifts filter placement.

●Established stripping process which reduced the cost of reworking precious materials such as Ge, Si ZnSe, etc.

●Assisted coating technicians with process related problems.

●Established a plan to reduce manufacturing costs by reducing coating material and deposition source costs in addition to design adjustments to eliminate high cost materials.

Company Name - Newport Corp./ MKS Instruments

Production Supervisor/Engineering Technician, 2008-2019

●Lean Manufacturing Implementation

●Responsible for running (3) automated vacuum coating systems daily

●Maintaining yields above 80%; test runs below 20%; aborted runs below 20%

●Assisting coating technicians

●Writing performance evaluations

●Troubleshooting and resolving problems with equipment and coating designs

●Daily use of filmstar design and monitor programs

●Training of new coating technicians

●Daily use of SAP

●Qualify spectral results

●Design improvements

●Disassemble and reassemble vacuum systems

●Established planning procedure to improve OTD

●Created ISO training plan for new hires. Template

Company Name – Ophir Optics., North Andover, MA

Coating Technician, 2001-2008

●Lean Manufacturing (5S, TPM, Standardized Work)

●Coating Process development and improvement utilizing the DMAIC process

●Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

●Multiple Lean projects successfully completed for maximizing production to process development and process improvements

●Safety team member/CPR certified

●DLC coatings

●Knowledgeable with handling many substrates including, germanium, ZnSe, ZnS, CaF2, Si, Chalcogen glasses

●Manually cleaning and inspecting optics

●Daily operation of Branson Ultrasonic cleaning systems

● ● Manual and automated coating process

●Qualify coating runs using spectrometer/FTIR

●Troubleshooting and resolving problems with equipment and coating designs

●Daily use of filmstar design and monitor programs

●Training new coating technicians

Company Name – Optical Corporation of America, Coating Technician,

1997- 2001

●Process Developments and improvements

●Train Technicians

●Operate coating chambers with a high degree of proficiency

●Assist technicians with process problems

●Successfully utilized Filmstar

●Improved process yields and decreased downtime on lower producing systems.

●Manually Cleaning Optics for Coating

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