Dennis Iferd


2nd / 3RD Shift Fab Shop Supervisor

Hagerstown, MD

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Dennis Iferd
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Hagerstown, MD 21740

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Dennis R. Iferd
21601 Black Rock Rd. ~ Hagerstown, MD 21740 ~ 301-665-1875(H) ~ 240-818-7495(C) ~

Summary of Qualifications
Manufacturing Supervisor with practical hands-on experience in welding/fabrication job shop, ISO 9001 production welding /fabrication shop, stick, TIG, MIG welding, high speed shearing, stamping and forming, single piece flow assembly, machine maintenance and repair, tooling setup and inspection, process improvement and development using lean manufacturing processes. Adept at utilizing available resources to their fullest potential. Strong communication skills with ability to react quickly and effectively to changing situations. Also have been recognized as a skilled team builder with a diverse workforce along with department safety goals continually achieved.

Manufacturing Training
Manufacturing Safety and Hazard Recognition ISO 9000 Internal Auditor

Professional Work Experience

Johnson Controls, Inc.
2nd / 3RD Shift Fab Shop Supervisor March 2012 – Present

Supervise fabrication shop employees through all phases of fabrication of food and beverage packages, York Refrigeration packages and custom vessels. Effectively communicate with all department supervisors across other shifts, maintaining schedules to satisfy customer’s needs. Planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Continually improving to reduce cost. Duties included:
• Maintain shop schedules to satisfy customer orders and other production schedules
• Maintain or improve planned productivity and expense performance
• Discuss and resolve bargaining unit concerns
• Correct problems attributed to poor attendance and labor reporting
• Implement 5S efforts

Miscellaneous Metals, Inc. Frederick, MD
Estimator 2008-2010

Produced reliable contractual estimates in the steel construction industry, valued up to $1,000,000. Reviewed contracts awarded. Collaborated with a team of estimators deciphering discrepancies between blue prints and bidding documents, provide information, price and availability of proprietary products. Duties included:
• Estimate job cost
• Prepare bid proposals
• Read blue prints, review contract documents and specifications
• Convey interpretations, customer’s needs and common industry standards with contractor
• Secure quotes from suppliers
• Organize and Distribute critical documents

Tri-Fab Inc. Waynesboro, PA 2007-2007
Manufacturing Engineer/ Safety Manager

Analyzed manufacturing methods and practices, implemented improved processes increasing production, reducing waste and cost, on a continual basis. Establish and implement maintenance schedules for machinery. Organize and establish a safety policy and safety committee. Train employees, document training sessions, investigate and document all accidents and injuries. Purchasing of materials and supplies came with restructuring of the company. Duties included:
• Provide hazardous communication and training of 15 welders and 4 machinist
• Analyze practices and implement improvements leading to a 15% production increase
• Purchasing of all raw materials with goal of 5% reduction in cost from estimate
• Schedule machine maintenance
• Developing work instructions, for setup and use of various equipment on the shop floor
• Investigate accidents and injuries
• Document all safety training provided, accident and injury investigations in personnel files
• Establish and implement ISO 9000 policy and procedures

Dennis R. Iferd

L-3 Communications ~ Chambersburg, PA 2005-2006
Lead Welder/Certified Aluminum Welder

Evaluated repairs needed to personnel carriers, determined repair process, performed most cost effective and efficient repairs. Achieved x-ray certification on aluminum using MIG process. Initiated an investigation leading to the issuance of proper personal protection equipment. Ensured production quotas were met or exceeded. Duties Included:
• Analyzed damage to HumVees
• Determined most effective repair, between welding and replacement of parts
• Launched an investigation personal protection equipment being use, concluding employees were issued improper gear
• Certified Aluminum Welder

SFA, Inc. ~ Frederick, MD 2000-2005
Heavy Fabricator/Welder

Performed TIG, MIG and Torch welding on stainless steel, mild steel, brass, bronze, aluminum and duplex stainless steel. Resolved job flow issues within the welding department, by assessing the needs of other departments. Establishing priorities and work sequences to ensure smooth workflow leading to cost savings were required while working for this government contractor. Developed and implemented fixtures increasing production, reducing cost . Duties Included:
• TIG, MIG weld Duplex Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Mild Steel
• Torch weld Bronze and Brass
• Perform 1st piece inspections
• Monitor strict adherence to ISO Certification and established SOP’s
• Adjust production based on needs of other departments
• Work closely with production control to maintain traceability standards
• Review and maintain process control measures with engineering support
• Identify out of control processes and implement immediate corrective action

Clark Welding and Fabricating ~ Frederick, MD 1996-2000
Project Leader/Welder/Fabricator

Handling all aspects of projects starting with initiation through completion. This included customer relations and direct customer contact, designing products, preparing quotes and maintaining budgets, setting priorities, work sequences and resolution of work flow issues ensuring deadlines were met. Utilize mechanical and hydraulic shears, press punches, press brakes, CNC plasma producing a quality product. Supervising, training and assigning work to junior welders in this job shop atmosphere. Ordering and receiving raw materials for planned projects. Duties Included:
• Supervise junior fabricators in all setup and utilization processes of equipment which included:
Mechanical punch press
Hydraulic punch press
200 Ton Hydraulic press brake
Mechanical press brake
1/2″ Hydraulic Sheer
Automated Band saw
CNC Plasma Cutter
• Manage projects from inception to completion
• Designed products with customers input to meet customer needs
• Order and receive material for projects
• Direct customer relations
• Program CNC Plasma Cutter
• Layout of material to limit waste
• Design fixtures and templates
• Continuous improvement responsibilities
• Daily interaction with top management
• Proficient in setup and operation of all equipment under responsibility

Dennis R. Iferd

Education / Professional Development

2005 – 2007 Frostburg State University BS of Business Administration – Concentration in Management
Membership: Beta Gamma Sigma Nation Business Honor Society

2002 – 2005 Hagerstown Community College AA of Business Administration

1986 Graduate of Catoctin High School Thurmont, MD

1984 – 1986 Frederick County Vocational School – Welding program


Mr. John Washabaugh
Operations Manager
Building Efficiency

Johnson Controls
York refrigeration / Frick
100 CV Avenue
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Tel : 717-765-2442

Mr. Chris Clark
9154 Myersville RD
Myersville, MD 21773
Home: 301-371-5768
Cell: 301-514-6700

Mr. Chuck Nash
14319 Mumma Ford RD
Rocky Ridge, MD 21778
Home: 301-447-2871
Cell: 301-748-7164

Mr. Steve Letnich
Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Metal Sales Manufacturing
Cell: 502-468-5327

Mr. Mark Moser
13420 Moser RD
Thurmont, MD 21788
Cell: 240-674-4349

Dr. Ahmad Tootoonchi
Professor and Chair, Department Management
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: 301-687-4740
Fax: 301-687-4380

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Current Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

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Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-MD-Frederick/Hagerstown

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