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Repair Technician

Lakebay, WA
July 21, 2021

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Wesley B. Hadden

***** **** ** ** ** SW

Lakebay, WA 98349

Cell 253-***-****

Objective: To have daily involvement with the repair, designing and updating of automated manufacturing equipment.


·Thrive in an environment where every day presents a new challenge.

·Highly organized and analytical mind.

·Very high aptitude for troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, pneumatic and electrical problems. Good Microsoft office computer skills. MANUFACTURING SKILLS

Eleven years’ experience as a machinist/toolmaker in limited production shops. Over twenty five years as a machine repair mechanic; two years working on research and development projects for high speed production machines requiring electronic to pneumatic, and fluidic to pneumatic interfacing systems; over six years as a field service tech/engineer. I have Supervisor experience as a Foreman in a 32-person shop and as a Lead man at Savage Arms, ATS, and Boeing. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

April 2012 to Present:

Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Seattle, WA

CNC Mechanic “A”, Assigned to the Frederickson, WA plant Repair and preventative maintenance of CNC gantry routers, up to 210’ long, for production of wing components on all Boeing commercial jets. I have been a temporary lead at the Auburn, WA plant, for approx one year total. I have taking courses all along the way in CNC controls, (Including Siemens 840D, and Heidenhain), pneumatics, hydraulics, PLC, and electronics.

November 2010 to 2012:

Advanced Technology Services,

Peoria, IL

Team Leader, third shift, assigned to Caterpillar building HH

·I am a working Team Leader at a Cat plant in East Peoria, IL. I have a group of 7 mechanics and electricians under me, at the present time.

·We are subcontractors to Caterpillar for all their CNC and support equipment repairs at this facility that produces undercarriage and planetary gear drives for large earthmovers.

·We work mostly on CNC controlled gear shapers, hobs, vertical turret lathes, and gear grinders at this facility.

December 2009 to November 2010:

MeadWestvaco AGI Polymatrix,

Pittsfield, MA

Machine Repair Mechanic 12hr night shift:

·Repair and Maintenance of all injection molding machines, Robots and secondary operation machines having to do with the manufacturing of packaging for the Entertainment and Medical industries.

·Robots are DC servo type, made by ABB, Whitman, and Sepro; packaging and secondary operation machines are all PLC controlled and pneumatically actuated.

·HPM, Sumitomo, Husky and Nestal made the injection molding machines. April 2009 to December 2009:

Savage Sports, Westfield, MA

Lead Maintenance Mechanic 2nd shift:

·Repair and maintenance of all shop equipment and machines, both CNC, and manual, in this Sporting rifle manufacturing company.

·Building and auxiliary equipment repair as needed. Preventive maintenance. Hazardous waste removal and disposal

October 2006 to January 2009:

Trident Machine Tools, Windsor, CT

Territory, All of NE

Field Service Engineer:

·Repair, installation, preventive maintenance, software installation, and interfacing of CNC machine tools made by Haas Automation, Oxnard, CA. I was trained & certified at the factory in March of 2007; I returned for advanced lathe alignment training in February of 2008.

·Haas CNC machines are DC servo driven; the operating system is similar to a Windows environment. Filing of paperless service reports and expenses over the Internet.

·Replaced Ball screws, linear guides, motors, drives, drawbars, spindles, LV and HV power supplies, processor, video, power distribution, MOCON and I/O Boards. 75% of my work was electrical, or electronic in nature. Training and direction of junior service engineers.

April 2005 to Oct. 2006:

Thomas & Betts Corporation, Orange, MA

Machine repair Technician:

·Repair and Maintenance of all injection molding machines, Robots and secondary operation machines having to do with the manufacturing of wire ties, and other plastic components for the electrical industry.

·Robots were DC servo type; packaging and secondary operation machines were mostly PLC controlled and pneumatically actuated.

·Many of the injection molding machines were Husky. Sept. 2004 to April 2005:

Cuno Inc., 250 South Road, Enfield, CT

Machine repair Technician:

·Repair and updating of all in house built equipment in the “Black Magic” Division of this carbon filter manufacturer.

·Preventive maintenance and repair of air filtration and other mechanical systems in the plant.

·Many of these proprietary machines were Windows based computer controlled; most were pneumatically driven.

May 2004 to April 2005:

Opex Corp., 305 Commerce Drive, Moorestown, NJ

Field service Technician:

Factory trained in Irving, TX, assigned to Fleet Bank locations, in and near East Hartford, CT

·Repair, updating and preventative maintenance of sophisticated postal sorting machines, utilizing my computer, mechanical and electrical skills. April 2003 to June 2004

YoFarm Corp., 162 Spring Street, Naugatuck, CT

Machine repair Technician:

·Repair, setup, updating, installation and preventative maintenance of machines related to the manufacturing of yogurt. My responsibilities included the blending, filling and packaging areas, as well as the CIP units, furnaces, shrink-wrapping units, forklifts in the cold storage warehouse, wells and refrigeration units used in the production of product. I was also assigned to facilities repair, as needed.

Mechanic/Machine Repair/Preventive Maintenance, 1997 - 2003 Goodrich Pump and engine controls, West Hartford, CT

·Repair and preventive maintenance of all production, CNC and manual machines, including test stands and assembly equipment.

·Maintaining and repairing of plant support equipment such as overhead cranes, forklifts, washing and plating tanks etc.

·Keeping records of all preventive maintenance and inspections for compliance with ISO 9000.

·Emergency repairs of air, water, or steam problems as needed. Mechanic / Production Machines, 1992 - 1997

Ensign & Bickford Co., Simsbury, CT

·Troubleshoot, repair and maintain all production equipment.

·Interface with the Engineering Dept. to install new high speed production machines.

·Make suggestions in programming and function, of new and existing equipment, and to help install and modify for these changes.

·Machining, welding and fabrication of unique components for repairing and modifying equipment.

·Most of the equipment here was pneumatically or hydraulically driven and PLC controlled.

Mechanic / Maintenance,

Child and Family Services Inc.

Hartford, CT 1990 - 1992

·Maintain and repair fleet cars and trucks.

·Troubleshoot, maintain and overhaul various maintenance vehicles and equipment.

Mechanic / Machinist,

Connecticut Printers Inc.

Bloomfield, CT 1988 - 1990

·Maintain and repair printing presses.

·Repair of bindery machines.

·Machining, welding and fabrication of unique components.

·Modifying and repairing factory support equipment. Machinist / Finish Mold Grinding,

Osley & Whitney Inc.,Westfield, MA 1987 - 1988

·Fabrication, grinding and fitting of precision molds for many industries.



·Granby High, Granby, CT 1972 - 1974

·Suffield Academy, Suffield, CT 1974 - 1977

·Asnuntuck Community - Tech. College, Enfield, CT 1993 – 1996

·Capital Community - Tech. College, Hartford, CT 1997 – 1999 Math, Science, and Computer courses, working towards a Mechanical Engineering Degree.

·Hamilton Standard, Machinist Training, Windsor Locks, CT 1977 -1978

·Videojet Corp., Factory Training in Chicago, 1996 Repair and maintenance of Excel series high speed, inkjet printers.

·New Horizons Computer Training/ Studying A+ 2002-2003

·Factory training at Opex and Haas, as mentioned in the body of this resume.

·Okuma machining center 201 training Oct. 2009, maintenance and repair.

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