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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location:
Littleton, Massachusetts, 01460, United States
Salary:
$60,000 - $75,000
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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Summary

Self motivator and entrepreneur with extensive experience in manufacturing processes. Successfully implemented new technologies, improved efficiencies and developed processes that resulted in sizable annual savings for the company.

Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Analysis, Quality Control, TPM, ISO, PC

Experience Deluxe / New England Business Service (NEBS) 1981 – 2007

Engineering 1993 - 2007

• Technical Operations & Development -1993 - 1997 improved local manufacturing processes through Failure Analysis, TPM, Process Control & Lean mythologies

• Manufacturing Process Engineer – 1997 - 2003 expanded responsibilities corporate wide; Process Mapping, Failure Analysis, TPM, PC & Lean mythologies. Evaluate new technologies, provided financial justifications, and lead projects from development to implementation. Post acquisitions; aligned & standardized processes throughout multiple divisions

• Senior Process Engineer – 2003 - 2006 corporate expert in digital & Laser technologies for prepress output devices. Supported IT & Software Engineering integration efforts for new technologies.

• Digital Systems & Software Engineer - 2006 - 2007 expanded expertise in digital technologies; prepress and digital printing

Consulted across the organization on process refinements and technology improvements streamlining management reporting resulting in cost savings to the firm. Researched new technologies, negotiated consumable pricing, and implemented process control procedures.

 Revealed process improvement and cost saving opportunities by developing detailed process mapping, utilizing Excel calculations for complex manufacturing environments.

 Wrote Capital Expenditure Proposals (CEP) and Technical Evaluations encompassing research, financial justifications, and implementation of equipment, processes & technologies.

 Implemented and supported process control procedures improving quality and manufacturing costs.

 Supported acquisitions; aligning manufacturing processes throughout multiple divisions.

 Developed RFP process to leverage buying power; improving costs, establishing corporate wide rebate incentives and consignment programs. This involved extensive negotiations and cooperation with both manufactures and suppliers of consumables and equipment.

 Collaborated with all corporate divisions including; Marketing, Finance, IT, Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing and Purchasing.

 Led monthly management meetings across 13 plants, in the US and Canada discussing engineering design and process improvements.

 Chosen delegate to represent Deluxe/NEBS annually at the global Graphic Expo conference held in Chicago.

Press -1981 - 1986

• Operator – Offset (sheet & web), flexography, and proprietary presses

• Support – Scheduler, Team lead, Engineering design

Pre-press -1986 - 1993

• Art - Proofer, camera operator, C&P, Rubi

• Plate maker – expert in film output, polymers (liquid & solid), paper, poly & metal plates

• Imagesetter operator – expert in laser imaging, graphic imposition and Rip software.

• Support – Team lead, Engineering design, Facility coverage

B C M Print Management (www.businesscardsandmore.org) 2007 – Present

Business Owner / Print Broker

 Developed & designed ecommerce business and direct marketing to local business.

 Created a network of Print suppliers, Marketers, and Promotional businesses to supply clients with best pricing and service.

Skills

Highly developed analytical capabilities.

Significant experience in all manufacturing processes.

Extensive networking and negotiations experience with major equipment / consumable manufactures and suppliers.

Proficient skills with Excel, Power Point, Visio, Word.

Education NMRS - North Middlesex Regional School

RIT - Rochester Institute of Technology, Digital Process Calibration and Control 1999

GATF - Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, PDF/ Digital Workflows 2004

Contacts Manish Kapoor –VP/MD, Operations at FedEx, Dallas Texas

Email: k6opf9@r.postjobfree.com (also on LinkedIn)

Relationship: Manager at NEBS / Deluxe



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