Garrett Wolfe


Reliability Manager

Leetonia, OH

Garrett Wolfe
330-718-1730 358 Somer St., Leetonia, Ohio 44431


Knowledgeable Reliability Manager skilled in planning, developing and implementing a reliability program including Vibration Analysis, utilizing both wired and wireless technologies, Infrared Thermography on both mechanical and electrical equipment and sub yard, Ultrasound, Balancing, Precision laser alignments of rotating equipment, Precision laser Alignments of Seamless Piercer and Rolling Mill as well as Automatic Lubrication of mechanical and electrical equipment. Responsible for data collection, analysis, exception reporting and predictive fault reporting and overseeing the repair depending on equipment status and sensitivity of repair, Continuous Improvement of preventative and predictive maintenance programs.

• Experienced Lead in Writing Lockout Tagout procedures
• Experienced in writing Safe Work Procedures
• Experienced in mechanical breakdowns of equipment for building hierarchy in SAP
• Experienced in laser alignments of rotating equipment
• Experienced in precision alignments utilizing laser technology on large equipment such as seamless piercer and rolling mill.
• Certified ISO Category II Vibration
• Certified ASNT Level 2a Vibration
• Certified Level I Ultrasound
• Certified Level I Infrared Thermography
• Infrared Advanced Electrical Applications
• Infrared Building Applications
• Rotating equipment balancing
• Valens Projects
• Lean Management
• Continuous Improvement Program
• Experienced with using precision optical level for elevations of rolling equipment
• Experienced with CSI 2130 and 2140 Vibration analyzers
• Experienced with CSI Machinery Health Manager Software for Vibration PDM program
• Cost Analysis of Utility loss (compressed air and N.G.)
• Heavy equipment operation
• Overhead crane operation both in cab and remote
• Experienced millwright
• Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint
• Experience with SAP
• 20 years prior experience as master technician in automotive industry


[Field or area of accomplishment] • Currently training a new reliability technician in Vibration analysis, Infrared Thermography, Balancing, Ultrasound and Alignments
• Currently Expanding the Reliability department from the Youngstown FQM facility of Vallourec Star to one of our Finishing Mills in Muskogee, Olahoma where I am planning, installing and implementing the program using both on site data collection as well as wireless data collection where I can monitor from the Youngstown site.
• Completed all 3 training courses from Emerson for Machinery Health Manager

Work History
January 2014 to Present
Reliability Manager, Vallourec Star FQM facility, Youngstown, Ohio
April 2012 to January 2014
Reliability Technician, Vallourec Star FQM facility, Youngstown, Ohio
Lead master Auto technician, Various locations, General motors Dealerships
Master Auto technician, Various locations, Nissan Dealerships

Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, Ohio 1991-1992

Patrick Harmon
Area Manager, Vallourec Star FQM facility, Youngstown, Ohio

Neal Parker
Area Manager, Vallourec Star FQM facility, Youngstown, Ohio

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