Present Address: Permanent Address:
101 Windtree Road Unit H E-mail: 109 North Acres Rd.
Greenwood, SC 29649 Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 505-0958 (864) 505-0958

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, GPA 3.46, May 2002

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA 3.05, December 2001

• CNC machining and grinding, G codes and M codes
• 1St Article inspections, SAP, SPC, Lock out tag out,
• 5S and Lean manufacturing, Comparator, Microview
• Hass milling and lathes, EDM
• AutoCAD, Blueprint Reading, calipers, micrometers, CMM.
• Windows, Microsoft Office 2007: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Competent in team and individual environment.
• Reliable, fast learner, eager to accept new challenges.

EXPERIENCE CeramTec North America, Laurens, SC, June 2014- Current
CNC 2nd Shift Team Lead Technician
• Interpret technical drawings and effectively troubleshoot machining issues.
• Monitors product quality through regular inspection intervals.
• Experience with G and M codes, programming and ability to optimize existing programs.
• Performs regular training to machine operators, on the proper use of the necessary tools to
perform the job, – i.e. micrometers, calipers, CMM, etc.
• Troubleshoot and Edit CNC lathes and mills, HAAS, Nakamura-Tome, to correct machining problems.

ZF Transmissions, Gray Court, SC, Feb 2013- Jan 2014
CNC Machinist Level III / SPC Champion
• Optimized Operation 10, 8HP Input Shafts, to almost completely eliminate scrap.
• Responsible for daily Preventive Maintenance, 5S, and Statistical Process Control checks.
• Authored several operational documents and trained Setup Techs and Maintenance Techs.
• SPC Champion, responsible for checking SPC charts and the teaching of SPC basics.

Goodrich Turbine Component Services, Greenwood, SC, April 2010-Nov. 2011
Thermal Spray Operator
• Perform Thermal Spray operations on GE Gas Turbine parts following standard procedures.
• Updating paperwork and computer records, SAP.
• Experience with HAAS CNC machines: mills, drills, CMM, grinders, and EDM.
• Receiving parts into the area and Inspecting thermal spray equipment and functions.

Kaiser Aluminum, Greenwood, SC, Summer 2010
Hydraulic Press Operator
• Operated a 500 ton hydraulic press.
• Trained new associates on machine functions, and processing
daily production reports.

Velux, Greenwood, SC, June 2009-May 2010
CNC Operator
• Operated a CNC machine to produce skylight gaskets.
• Met and exceeded daily and weekly work orders.

Goodrich Turbine Component Services, Greenwood, SC, April 2008-Sept. 2009
EDM Operator
• Executed all work in accordance with applicable codes and standards of quality and safety.
• Troubleshot and repaired equipment and systems, ensuring minimal production down time.
• Preformed Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI).

Piedmont Technical College, Greenwood, SC, May 2006- Oct. 2008
Adjunct Instructor / Tutor
• Responsible for preparing lectures and activities, including testing.
• Assessed student academic needs and assisted in their career goals.
• Tutored students in advanced statistical methods and engineering principals.
• Assisted with the learning of computer-aided learning systems.

United Parcel Service (UPS), Greenwood, SC, June 2006-Aug. 2007
Part-time Package Handler
• Directed the flow of packages in a very physical, high paced operation that required constant reading, lifting and lowering.
• Maintained constant communication with various team members to insure proper destination of packages along with enforcing safety protocols.

Sherwin Williams, Greenwood, SC, March 2005- Nov. 2005
Customer Service Representative

Surface Savers, Greenwood, SC, Feb 2004-Feb. 2005
Service Manager

Cabinet Design, Greenwood, SC, June 2003-Feb. 2004
Carpenter Assistant

Buffalo’s Southwest Grill, Greenwood, SC, Feb. 2002- June 2003

Fuji Photo Film, Greenwood, SC, Summer 2000
Summer Engineer Internship
• Acted as a Safety Engineer by supervising a radiography survey on pipe welds.
• Conducted a site wide structural integrity analysis on storage rack systems.
• Responsible for the development of a Standard for developing specifications for new installations and procedures for the replacement of existing storage rack systems.
• Organized the relocation of the primary fire protection pump. This included collaboration with Fuji’s insurance representatives, fire marshal and the commission of public works, in the creation of the pre-bid document.

HONORS Volunteer for the Humane Society
ACTIVITIES American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (1999-2002)
Most Outstanding Dual Degree Major (1999)
Dean’s List (1996-2000)
Zeigler-Gregg Mathematics Scholarship (1998-1999)
Mathematical Association of America (1997-2000)

Professional References

George Carroll
Engineering and Technical Manager
Company: Alumin
Cell (734) 552-9425

Mike Coffey
Manufacturing Manager
Company: UTC Aerospace Systems
Cell (864) 992-5154
Phone (864) 374-5814

I worked for Mike Coffey at Goodrich, which was bought out by UTC.

Brian Baker
Manufacturing Engineer
Company: ZF Transmissions Gray Court LLC
Cell (864) 561-4967
Phone (864) 601-2649

Travis King
Facilities Electrical Engineer
Company: ZF Transmissions Gray Court LLC
Cell (803) 940-0839
Phone (864) 601-2658

Russell Lawton
Production Supervisor
Company: ZF Transmissions Gray Court LLC
Cell (864) 377-5739

Gary H. Long
Former Mayor of Fountain Inn
CELL: (864) 505-1164

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