seasoned, disciplined leader seeking to leverage extensive tool, assembly, and patternmaking experience in support of corporate profitability and productivity objectives.
consistently contribute to improved productivity, cost effectiveness, operational enhancement, and profitability through leadership, strategic planning strengths, technical expertise, and sound understanding of client needs.
effective leadership skills honed through progressive roles within high-paced, demanding environments that required balancing of numerous projects with varying degrees of priority.
excel in big-picture thinking while energizing teams and building consensus among disparate groups in order to make things happen.
reputation for strong work ethic, exceptional commitment to customers, industry knowledge, approachability and ability to get the job done by focusing on priority tasks, responding to sense of urgency and tenacious commitment to results.
strategic manufacturing initiatives
team leadership & training
scheduling & timetables
manufacturing life cycle
vendor & contract negotiations
product proposals & quotes
process redesign & improvement
mestek-south windsor, ct 2007 to present
senior tool maker / tool room supervisor
conceptualize and transform progressive and hole dies as well as component schemes while maintaining all established manufacturing timetables; utilize blueprints, sketches, models, and specifications to plan fabrication sequences and compute dimensions, alignments, and clearance.
orchestrate tool room workloads, fairly delegating authority to personnel while issuing performance reviews to ensure employee compliance with company output requirements.
conduct test runs with completed tools and dies to verify that parts meet specifications, making adjustment as necessary.
smiths medical-southington, ct 2004 to 2006
supervisor of assembly
distributed assembly tasks among machine teams and administered supplemental training and technical education to optimize productivity; monitored all performance for timely and accurate completion of assemblies.
certified assembly processes and finalized products to conform to customer requirements, performing wide range of complex tests, checkouts, troubleshooting, and reworkings.
prepared reports and suggested improvements or modifications from collected data.
schick razor-milford, ct 1998 to 2004
tool maker / tool room team leader
collaborated with engineering to design and redesign mold components while writing and implementing work instructions for all injection molds to ensure iso certification.
supervised team performance and oversaw proper execution of methodologies for repair and troubleshooting machinery.
agc, inc.-meridian, ct 1995 to 1998
tool / pattern maker
leveraged journeyman expertise to formulate and design injection and compression molds as well as dies and cast patterns for tracing machines.
reported all process disruptions to supervisor and sought out supplementary training to support continuous improvement manufacturing goals.
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further experience as tool maker apprentice for bmc, acquiring journeyman status in 1993.
hartford technology-hartford, ct
completed course in cnc programming
massachusetts institute of technology (mit)-cambridge, ma
completed course in mechanical engineering
member, rotary club
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