1072 Main Street · Fishkill, New York 12524 · (845) 401-9170
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Results-driven professional with 20 years experience in Manufacturing Sales including Material Handling Design, and Project Management. Exceptional team-building and analytical skills along with a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail. Ability to manage operations and implement strategies, processes and technologies for improving productivity and efficiency. Commitment to optimal customer service, cost containment and total quality management initiatives. Areas of expertise include:
• Method Analysis • Lean Manufacturing • Procurement• Strategic Planning • Capital Planning-Justification • Material Handling• Project Management • World Class Manufacturing • Contract Negotiation
Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel & Word, Lotus 123, PowerPoint, AutoCAd
THE OVERALL PAINTER., Fishkill, NY
Owner and Operator; 2003 - Present
Painting and restoration.
Managing staff of 4 (seasonal).
NYROCK M & T CORPORATION, Nyack, NY
Sales Engineer: 1999 - 2003
Territory manager for machinery and tooling sales in Long Island, Bronx, Westchester and Fairfield Counties with annual sales of $1.2M.
Increased sales throughout region by 65%.
Provided customer support, training and service on purchased product.
M & E MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Kingston, NY
Project Engineer: 1997 - 1999
Leading First Pass Zero Defect Quality Teams. Bringing engineering support groups and production together to streamline manufacturing processes.
Created and maintained a comprehensive safety program ensuring OSHA compliance.
Implemented Lean Manufacturing in production areas increasing thru put by 30%.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, continued
AMERICAN HEATING AND COOLING, Poughkeepsie, NY
Design Engineer: 1997 - 1997
Created AutoCAD Design/Layout for HVAC systems.
Supervised duct work man
EDUCATION Diploma in Mechanical and Production Engineering. 1976–1981
Coventry Technical College. Coventry, England.
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