Supervision of 25 Fitter/Welders, 3 Sandblasters, 2 Burn table operators and up to 6 laborers. Responsible for overseeing Fabrication and Welding with Military, Aerospace and Wind Turbine contracts. Daily inventory of all material, parts and welding supplies that included gases to ensure no down time or delays. Monitor all employees for proper safety practices and PPE. Review time sheets and work schedules and address as needed. Adjust working hours and assign over time as needed. Monitored welders, equipment and paperwork to make sure procedures were being followed. Preformed inspections of fit up and welds. Counseled employees and did follow ups as needed to include verbal and written warnings.
- Re arranged staging and holding areas to improve work flow and create more room. This created a safer and worked friendly system and also reduced time needed to set up jobs.
- Supervised the building and installation of a positioning fixture for one of the Sub Arc stations which decreased handling of the part by 75% and increased manufacturing in that cell by 1/3%.
- Assisted with setting up the 5S program and did random inspections to ensure continuing improvement in the various departments.
- Worked with Robotic Sub Arc operator and QA dept. to get an approval to increase weld wire diameter which decreased weld passes by 50% and improved production for that part by 25%.