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Manager Technician

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Melbourne, FL, 32935
Posted:
August 08, 2012

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PATRICK D. LANGLEY

OBJECTIVE

Process Technician/ Quality Control / Lab Manager / QA

Manufacturing and Distribution, Research & Development, Process Control

WORK OF EXPERIENCE

October 2010 - Present Kardoes Rubber Company Lafayette, AL

Process Chemist, Lab Manager, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Quality Technician

Supervise, motivate, train and work effectively with diverse employees

Act as a liaison between the research and development lab, production, the Technical Director and the Sales Department

Develop new formulas and expedite laboratory and factory batches

Supply customer with compound MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)

Maintain, clean and calibrate lab equipment ( Tech Pro Training )

Review and approve all incoming certificates of analysis on raw materials

Report hazardous material use to the EPA, ADEM (Alabama Department of Environmental Management), Sara Title III

Approve lab data on all shipments, ensuring all required specifications are met

Track all non-conforming material

Perform Quality internal audits on a weekly basis

Knowledge of the methods and techniques of fact finding, analysis, and resolution of complex problems and the development of concrete actions to solve problems

Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to work

March 2003 – October 2010 Michelin North America Opelika, AL

Quality Process/Technician, Mixing Distressed Stock and Process Waste Manager, Auditor, QAM Aircraft Compound Technician

Responsible for certifying and complete physical testing on all Michelin Aircraft Tire compounds mixed at UG2

Implemented a system which allowed mixing distressed stock to go from 300,000 lbs. down to under 1000 lbs. in less than a year, still maintaining a process waste goal of less than .50%.

Became very familiar with downstream operations (calendars, extrusion, tread tubers) which allowed for the great reduction in distressed stock

Responsible for the testing and release of materials in the mixing and calendar stages

Very experienced in the different stages of the mixing process

Familiar with cold feed and hot feed extrusion process

Michelin Management Training Course

Root Cause Analysis Training

Computer literate, Windows, WordPerfect, Works, Word Processing, Office, Excel, Compugraph, database and spreadsheet applications

June 1999 - February 2003 Kardoes Rubber Company Lafayette, AL

Jr. Chemist, Lead Lab Technician, Lab Manager, Auditor

Supervise all lab employees

Responsible for training of all new lab technicians

Act as a liaison between the research and development lab, production, the Sr. Chemist and the Sales Department

Helped to develop new formulas and expedite laboratory and factory batches

Very familiar with ASTM testing methods

Maintain, clean and calibrate lab equipment ( Tech Pro Training )

Review and approve all incoming certificates of analysis on raw materials

Report hazardous material use to the EPA, Sara Title III

Approve lab data on all shipments, ensuring all required specifications are met

Track all non-conforming material

Certificates of training, Quality System Implementation and Familiarization

Major player in company’s efforts to gain ISO 9000 certification

Create statistical data on customer compounds, communicating with customers about any changes in specifications or formulations to get desired results

While on second shift I was responsible for all plant production, which included two mixers, the calendar plant, lab, and shipping and receiving

May 1995 - May 1999 United States Air Force Keesler AFB, MS, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Law Enforcement Patrolman/Armorer, TASS Operator. Office of Special Investigations

Was one of six airmen chosen by the base commander to represent Keeler AFB as an elite guard

As an armorer, I was responsible for the issue and turn in of all weapons within the 81st security forces squadron

Accountability of all ammo and weapons on Keesler AFB

Was the number one pick of over three hundred and fifty security forces members to lead an anti-terrorism surveillance team

Resulting in the unit receiving valuable information, ensuring the safety of all personnel assigned to the base

Learned to communicate with Arab nationals, and performed critical missions of gathering terrorist information, resulting in lock down of the base and a change to all flight plans in and out of Prince Sultan Air Base

Was hand picked by the base commander to brief the Vice President and Secretary of Defense on the operations of the tactical automated security system (TASS )

Represented all airmen and was chosen as Performer of the Week followed by Airman of the Quarter

EDUCATION

Combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.

Polymer Science correspondence courses, University of Akron (Michelin N.A.)

General Studies, Bishop State

Technical Certificate, (216 hrs) Law Enforcement USAF

Hazardous Material Training, USAF

Michelin Management Training Course

Root Cause and Analysis Training

Process Technician Training (Michelin N.A.)



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