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Operator Supervisor

United States
August 09, 2012

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Kevin Berry

**** **. ****’s Drive

Mineral Ridge, OH 44440



Professionally rewarding and challenging position with an organization utilizing abilities developed through my experience, knowledge and successful record in the steel industry.


RG Steel Warren (Formerly Severstal/ Warren Consolidated Industries)

August 1989 – Present:

Senior Operating Technician

Directs operating crew members and service areas (Basic Oxygen Furnace and Ladle Metallurgy Furnace)

Communicates with maintenance to maximize production

Performs and assists in production to assure quality and inspection

Performs and leads maintenance activities with crew members to coordinate and work in conjunction with technicians

Attend company certifications and safety meetings

Responsible for the performance of all functions on a producing unit

Extensive experience in melting high and low carbon, alloy, coarse grain, tin and resulphurized steels

Vessel Operator

Received charge data from supervisor to calculate to the amount of scrap, hot metal, fluxes and oxygen to meet heat specifications

Inspects vessel after each tap, reports leaks and unusual conditions to supervisor

Directs or rotates vessel for slag flush, metallurgical test and pouring

Monitor temperature reading and samples and transmit same chemical lab, record production data on heat sheet into database

Ladle Metallurgy Facility Operator

Direct and operate ladle metallurgy facility to bring heat to temperature, chemistry and deoxidation (degassing) specifications

Maintains inventory of expendables in work area

Maintains related tools and equipment

Operates floor operated crane jib hoist and mobile equipment in handling and transporting material and equipment

Sustained high degree of care and attention required to prevent damage to ladle furnace, degassing unit and auxiliary equipment

Sets pace and assumes joint responsibility with supervisor for production of a large unit

Sustained high degree of attention and care required to prevent injury to other

Mental and visual application required to set up, observe and/or operate controls of ladle furnace and vacuum degassing equipment

Highlights: Certified SOT Operator, 3 years overhead crane experience, 5 years multi-head slitter operator, computer

skills, excellent team building, written, verbal skills and organizational skills, initiative to work independently, college courses Cuyahoga Community College


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