Steven Leifson

Steven Leifson
Minneapolis, MN – 612-402-0925

Willing to relocate: Anywhere
Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Metz Baking, Taystee Bread | Roseville, MN:
Automated Production Engineer

American Spirit Mailing, Howard Lake, MN:
Maintenance Mechanic for high speed inserters

National Choice Bakery, South St. Paul, MN:
Electro Mechanical Tech III

Midwest Cold Storage, Cold Springs, MN:
HVAC/R – Controls Technician


A.A.S. in Automation and Robotics
Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis – Minneapolis, MN

Great Plains Area Vocational Technical Institute Lawton – Lawton, OK



Universal refrigerant handling




Ability to analyze, evaluate, setup, install, troubleshoot, and repair; process control
systems, VFDs, servos, servo controllers, hydraulics, pneumatics, single phase motors, 3
phase motors, motor-controls, PLCs, HMIs, and the array of sensors these systems
utilize, including; photo electric, proximity, pressure, temperature sensors and switches,
load cells, ultrasonic level sensors.
Solid understanding of electricity, electrical circuity, and electronics, 480v 3PH to 5V
Perform PMs, maintain records, CMMS, identify mission critical components and ensure
a stock of necessary and critical spare parts.
Ability to relate theoretical knowledge of engineering, science, and technology to the
everyday operation of plant and equipment.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision
technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models, along with the ability to develop
refine, implement and maintain parameter sets, programs, and processes controls for
automated equipment.
Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality
control, and other techniques used in a Lean manufacturing environment, that maximize,
efficiency, reliability, and profitability of the manufacturing of goods.
Ability to instruct, individuals or groups, and measure the effectiveness of the training.
Monitor plant equipment, identify trends to ensure efficient, operation and production.
Monitor key performance indicators in accordance with the Best Maintenance Practices.
Refine and fine tune Maintenance activities to minimize downtime (PMs, changeovers, etc.).
Ensure all repairs/modifications resulting from, plant audits, and notifications. Are completed
Ensure that the job planning, material requisition and Plant production are synchronized, and effective.
Ensure that the equipment history, and root cause analysis are completed and reviewed.
Collaborate with engineers, suppliers, contractors, and plant partners to ensure customer satisfaction.
Inspire close team work between all divisions. (Engineering, Productions, Quality Management, etc.).
Conduct daily sensory inspections of plant to identify potential problems.
Solicit operator feedback and recommendations to increase reliability and efficiency.
Manage technical stores, labor hour allocation, and equipment Bill of Material (BOM). Commented [SL1]:
Assure compliance with company and government regulations.

Universal Refrigerant Handling license
FANUC Certified Education Robot Training Certification
PMMI Certified: Programmable Logic Controller

  • Updated 8 years ago

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