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Manufacturing Engineering, DFMA â€” Lean Manufacturing Techniques â€” New Product Start-up / Debugging â€” CAD Solidworks/Autocad â€” MSAccess, Excel, Word â€” Program in Visual Basic â€” Machining â€” Sheet Metal â€” Paint and Powder Coating â€” Part / Assembly cost estimating â€” Project Management â€” Optical Metrology â€” Technical Writing â€” Color Measurement â€” Plastics â€” Injection Molding, â€” Thermoforming, ABS, acrylic and polycarbonate â€” Reaction Injection Molding â€” Extrusions â€” Casting â€” Sand casting, Grey Iron, Aluminum, Ductile â€” Mallable Iron â€” Investment casting â€” Die casting â€” V-Process â€” CNC stamping, CNC Laser â€” Die cutting â€” Aluminum Extrusions â€” Hot stamping, â€” Silk screening â€” Joining techniques: â€” Mechanical Fasteners â€” Welding â€” Spot Welding â€” Adhesives â€” Ultrasonic Welding â€” Orbital riveting â€” Heat staking â€” Cold staking â€” Heat Treating â€” Heat sealing â€” Surface Enhancement â€” Plating â€” Electropolishing â€” Shot Peening
Primary Software Used: SOLIDWORKS
Whippany Actuation Systems
â€¢ Selected as a facilitator for our lean efforts, conducted 5S, Value Stream Mapping, and Kazian events. Develope assembly process documentation. work with design engineering on new product design for DFMA Perform PFMEA analysis. DO root cause and corrective action on production rejects â€¢ Use 3D CAD modeling to: a. Design and build assembly and test fixtures b. Identify design issues related to tolerance stack ups and design errors. c. Design safety guards for existing equipment. d. Develop exploded views to improve assembly instructions.
08 / 2004 - Current
Manufacturer of Professional Audio Equipment • Engaged to manage Material Dept. (Mar. 2002), supervised all functions related to procurement, storage and shipment of material. • Promoted to position of Operations Manager in Nov. 2002. Managed all manufacturing of electronic assemblies, from auto insertion of PCBs to final test, as well as continuing to manage the materials functions. • Renegotiated “Non-cancelable” contracts to relieve company of obligation to accept $100,000 of unwanted material.
01 / 2002 - 08 / 2004
Bloomfield Manufacturing Co.
Sheet Metal Fabricator and Contract Assembly • Supervised manufacturing of sheet metal fabrications, CNC turret press, and electronic backgaged brakes, welding, grinding, and finishing operations (Painting and powder coating), Scheduling, Quality, Vendor negotiations, Personnel, Maintenance, Shipping/Receiving, and Customer Service. • Reduced lead times 50%. • Cut outside process cost 15% • Developed a custom shop control software package.
01 / 2001 - 01 / 2002
Supplier Quality Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer, Production Supervisor
Bell + Howell
Manufacturer of Automated Mail Insertion Equipment • Selected to develop and implement a Supplier Improvement Program. (I was qualified as an ISO 9000 Auditor) • Directed a team of five engineers to evaluate suppliers’ capabilities and analyze reject material. Personally recognized and implemented cost reduction opportunities totaling over $500,000. • Improved quality from 90% to 99.96% and on time delivery from 84% to 94.45% on yearly receipts of 56K line items representing 14.5M piece parts at a value of over $41M. This contributed to achieving 40% reduction in inventory on hand. Reduced the number of suppliers from 580 to 260. • Developed automated MS Access Database that captured and analyzed quality and delivery performance data. • Managed six manufacturing areas. Base machine assembly to wiring of microcomputer boxes. • Developed a color control program to implement a corporate color change with minimal rework and or scrap cost and no impact on product delivery. • Managed the pretreatment and powder coating operation at Bell & Howell and provided technical support to suppliers finishing personnel and their sub-contract finishers. • Advised Designers on cost impact of new designs, and introduced new technologies that lowered cost. • Wrote more ECNs than any other individual in the company to correct documents. Resulted in $3,000,000 in cost savings.
01 / 1990 - 01 / 2001
Pope Pius XII
Diploma, Liberal Arts
IPC Certified Trainer for A-610 and J-STD-001
2012, Cert ID: