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Edward A. Smith
3645 Kings Road #102
Palm Harbor, Florida 34685
(727) 946-5916
[email protected]
MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
Resourceful, innovative professional with over 16 years Manufacturing and Engineering
Management within a broad range of companies and products. Expertise in initiating projects
and programs that boost efficiency and productivity while improving overall product quality. A
Turnaround Champion with proven skills in management, analysis, design, motivation,
troubleshooting, training, presentation and improvement of operations through policies that
promote a team-based work atmosphere, creative thinking, and a positive result for the
corporate bottom line.
SELECTED RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
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Managed all aspects of a new company division from an off-shelf product to OEM
including, recruitment, hiring and training of staff, budgeting, scheduling work and
activities, establishing policies and procedures, performance evaluation and motivation
of employees.
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Boosted productivity through review, research and automation of the manufacturing
process. Identified best practices, developed workable plan, purchased needed
equipment, and trained personnel in its use.
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Increased sales for a CNC machine reseller through creation and delivery of a tailored
informational presentation to 20 executives. Performed a technical demonstration while
answering questions. This reseller sold the machines and the associated software as
well.
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Enhanced morale and productivity through promotion of a team-based work
atmosphere. Identified strengths and weaknesses in the employees along with needed
skill sets. Provided mentoring and assignments of increased responsibility to encourage
a sense of ownership in the overall process.
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Increased quality through development of a new tool that improved communications
between design and shop floor personnel. Identified a solution to the inability of pulling
out full scale prints to the shop floor. This additional information increased productivity
and quality of the completed product as well.
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Created a comprehensive training program for use of new CAD/CAM software.
Developed curricula, handouts, and delivered lecture, small group and one-on-one
instruction on use of this powerful application. Customer views and productivity
improved.
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Took over an important project stalled due to the impression that tooling such a part was
impossible. Researched best practices and put in place new methodologies that
created design of tooling within 2 days, saving the product delivery date and original
intent.
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Reduced downtime and enhanced employee morale through initiation of a new crosstraining program. Employees received the education they needed to achieve their
career goals while the company always had an experienced person to cover during
vacations and unexpected absenteeism.
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Turned around company sales lost due to extensive product lead times and the
misplacement of customer orders. Reviewed the entire order process and instituted
new improvement changes and procedures that tracked orders and decreased time to
market by 75%.
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Researched new technologies and manufacturing techniques on an ongoing process.
Identified changes and machinery that could diversify the company’s product mix and
provide for expansion capabilities.
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Built strong business relationships with our customers based on trust and continual
support that resulted in new production and referral opportunities. Personally called on
our customers to better understand their needs.
EXPERIENCE
OSCOR, INC.
Tooling and Manufacturing Manager
2006 – Present
STREAM-LINE AND AUTOMATION SERVICES
Manufacturing Manager
2001 - 2006
RODAN TOOL
Manufacturing Manager
2000 - 2001
SHERWOOD METAL PRODUCTS
CAD Manager
1999 - 2000
CAM LOGIC, INC.
Senior Applications Engineer
1996 - 1999
DYNASTY.
CNC Machinist
1993 - 1996
EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Associates, Applied Computer Science, ITT Technical Institute
Robotics/CAD Certification, Oakland Technical Center
2003
1993
Additional coursework in Lean Manufacturing, Improving Lead Times, Budgeting, CAD / CAM,
Robotics, The True Cost of Tooling Decisions, Workflow Scheduling, Improving Quality, and
Advanced Machining & Multitasking.
ABLE TO TRAVEL AND/OR RELOCATE
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