Hard-working CNC machinist with 6+ years of experience, skilled in CNC operation and Kaizen. Seeking to reduce lead times and improve quality at Standard Castek. At Aero Turner Materials, contributed to a setup reduction drive that cut lead times by 23%. Ran CNC machine for 5 years with an average of 95% efficiency. Performed daily equipment maintenance that kept equipment downtime 15% below department average.
Aero Turner Materials
April 2014–May 2019
Worked on setup-reduction team, contributing 24 ideas that helped shorten production lead times by 23%.
Ran a CNC milling machine in a high-volume shop at 95% production efficiency.
Maintained equipment, checking all gauges, lubricant levels, air filters, belts, and chains. Performed regular maintenance and kept downtime 15% below average.
Worked 5 hours per month on a CNC laser cutting machine.
Wright Davis Tek
Jan 2013–Feb 2014
Operated a CNC lathe in a busy shop.
Spearheaded a Total Productive Maintenance drive that pushed machine downtime from 65% to 20% in 9 months.
Created pokayoke jig that dropped defects from incorrect tooling placement to 0%.
2011–2013 Bethel University
Associate’s Degree in Business
Excelled in CNC coursework.
Conducted a machining project to make laser-cut signs for 3 area businesses.
Hard skills: CNC operation, Kaizen, SMED, setup reduction, kanban
Soft skills: Collaboration, communication, problem-solving, time management
Scoutmaster, BSA Troop 432, Tennessee
Little league coach 2x per week for 10–12 year-olds
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