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Manager Manufacturing

Melbourne, FL, 32904
August 30, 2012

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To join an aggressive goal oriented professional team, utilizing my over 35 years of leadership, manufacturing, management and process planning experience.

Note: Due to the scheduled closing of the machine shop operations at DRS I am available for interview and employment.


1973 Mt Greylock Regional High school Williamstown Massachusetts

1975-78 Berkshire Community College

1985 Massachusetts Real estate Brokers License

1980-1990 Various trade organization courses in regards to efficiency and technical Improvements

1999-2001 Multiple seminars on lean manufacturing/kiazen/5s

2002 (6) Company sponsored management seminars thru CFCC

2003 autocad 2002 series at CFCC

Smartcam training courses thru Point Control Software Systems

Proficient in SmartCam cnc programming package thru version 9.2

2.5 axis

Multiple management training course at DRS

Ability to Set up and operate including trouble shooting 3,4,and 5 axis machining center


DRS OPTRONICS Melbourne Florida

Jan 2005 to present

Mechanical Manufacturing Supervisor

1st Shift Day to day shop floor operations

Monitor and direct off shifts

Designated trainer for all CNC machines and processes

Member of Plant safety committee

Member of SPC green belt team

Former member of 5s audit team

Calibration coordinator

Administrate document control of CNC communications

Work closely with engineering to resolve plant wide issues

Responsible for all edits and process planning on shop floor

A and N Corp Williston Florida

(High Vacuum Components)

May 2001- June 2004

CNC Department Manager

Determine work assignments for the entire cnc mill & lathe department

Quoted hours and process for special projects

Coordinated delivery of raw material to manufacturing environments

Process engineering to continually improve the manufacturing process

Created 2 CNC programmers / planners positions

Instituted an archiving program for all CNC products

Developed Programming for the CNC department using Smartcam

Tested and installed the purchase of Feature cam

Wrote all post processors for cam packages

Standardized program approach, set ups, and tooling requirements

Created and supervised a scheduled maintenance program for all machines, tools and facility

Supervised all staff members

Vacation and personal time approval or denial

Maintaining a constant and effective work flow

Monitored a state funded training series

Instructed a company wide blue print reading course

Created a viable department policy and procedure manual

Instituted a 5S criteria and Kiazen approach to the department

Facilitator to the product review board

October 1998 – May 2001 Linvatec Corp Largo Florida

(medical device industry)

Area owner ( supervisor)

Responsibilities include

Efficiency / utilization attainment

Determine work assignments

Technical support for manufacturing process

Vacation and personal time approval / denial

Maintaining a constant and effective work flow through various work centers

September- December 2000

*Appointed to a temporary assignment as “5s champion” to reestablish our production environment to meet 5s / Kiazen manufacturing criteria

1986 – 1998 Production Plus Manufacturing Inc. (Custom Moldbase Manufacturer)


President /Founder

Develop and maintain customer base of 2.5 million in sales annually

Purchasing for entire operations

Process plan all work loads for all equipment.

Set up and maintain programming system to service 5 cnc machining centers and 9 support pieces for 11 full time employees 5 part time on 2 shifts

Programmed for Okuma,Matsuura,Mitsui Seiki vertical Machining centers

At times set up and ran high precision custom mold bases

Create and maintain a quality first work environment


Former board of directors positions

Berkshire Junior Miss scholarship program

Sing out “Lenox” (up with people) program

Volunteer stage manager for Berkshire Ballet

Former Member

SPE Society of Plastic Engineers

BPN Berkshire Plastics Network

Community involvement committee at DRS

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