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machine operator

Elyria, OH, 44035
August 05, 2012

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Brian Chapman

*** ********** ** ***********, ** *8625 { 704-***-**** } ( )

Objective New opportunity within the manufacturing industry where over 17 years of

experience will add value to operations.

Experience Production specialist

2010-2012 Providencia USA, Statesville, NC

Responsible for startup of new manufacturing facility and production machine

Trained operators on daily operations and proper start up /shut down of machine

Communicated with lab technicians so to make correct changes to machine to improve quality

Responsible for covering for supervisor when absent

Provided supervisor assistance in assignments of other employees

Assited process engineer in creating new recipes

Assited process engineer in performing new color and weight trials

Assited process engineer in daily planning of production machine

Trouble shooting machine problems to eliminate scrap and downtime

Responsible for monthly maintenance on machine

Assisted production manager in creating machine operation documents

Assisted process engineer in reducing scrap percentage

Lead Machine Operator

2001-2010 Avgol America, Mocksville, NC

Responsible for daily operation of machine

Responsible for daily setup of extruders and dosing units to run specific material

Implemented changes to machine or process to improve quality of material

Assisted process engineer in new product trials

Responsible for training new employees on plant requirements and machine operations

Monitor daily activities of other employees including safety regulations and quality

Communicated with other supervisors and lead machine operators on various machine problems and solutions daily

Provided daily production reports on problems, downtime, and quality issues

Planning, reporting and consulting with shift supervisor, production manager and process on daily production of machines

Verification from lab technicians that product meets costumers specifications

Daily inspection of product with the use of a cognex inspecting system

Machine Operator

1997-2001 PGI Nonwovens Mooresville, NC

Responsible for daily operation of machine

Anticipated and scheduled necessary machine changes

Experience in all aspects of line from extruders, co-extruders, to slitter, and packing

Trained in testing of material for weight, color, defects and quality

Communicating with lab technicians in regard to quality of material

Responsible for setup of knives and counter knives to cut material to specific customer requirements

Familiar with packing specifications of material to ensure proper shipment to customers

Relevant Skills 17 years experience in nonwovens and plastics industry

2 years experience as shift supervisor

Extensive experience in extrusion

Experienced in operation of reifenhauser machines

Quick learner that rapidly becomes familiar with new machinery and equipment

Exceptional people skills, ability to communicate and effectively solve problems

Experienced in new machine startups

2 years experience as process engineer assist

Experienced in machine maintenance (spinneret and spin belt replacement )

Familiar with polypropylene, polyethylene and melt blown resin

Education 1986-1990 Matewan High School, Matewan WV

High School Diploma

1988-1990 Mingo County Vocational School, Delbarton, WV

Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate

Received North Carolina Manufacturing Certificate

References References are available on request.

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