Overall responsibilities to work with prints, process sheets and shop instructions and knowledgeable of
punch and die clearances.
Responsible for forming and perforating material. Use square, micrometer, caliper, scale, hand and
power tools, hand truck and crane and will assist in loading, unloading and movement of material.
Responsible for determining project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required
methods and materials, according to blueprints, drawings, and written or verbal instructions.
Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, according to drawings or
templates, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, and rulers. Maneuver completed units into
position for punch.
Fasten seams and joints together with welds, bolts, cement, rivets, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, and
bonds to assemble components into products or to repair sheet metal items.
Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff, and smooth surfaces, seams, and joints of assembled parts, using hand
tools and portable power tools.
To properly utilize and operate appropriate material handling equipment.
To operate any auxiliary machines as assigned.
Responsible for own set-ups and inspection of parts produced.
Parts must be made to print and process specifications.
Responsible for all safety rules, operator preventive maintenance, producing quality workmanship, and
for good housekeeping in and around the work area.
Completion of all associated paperwork and record keeping as required.
9/2007-4/2009 Caterpillar Montgomery, Illinois
Lead Man- Assembly Technical Specialist
Responsible for Ready to Ship (RTS) Tractor crew
Conducted Pre-Delivery Audits and Inspections (PDA and PDI)
Operated forklift s, excavators, wheel loaders, compactors, overhead cranes
Trained new employees to drive and operate tractors and excavators and how to troubleshoot and
locate parts needed to complete tractors on assembly line
Inspected and tested tractors and excavators read schematics (blue prints)on tractors
Responsible for ordering parts needed to complete finished product to be shipped
Oversight of 12 assemblers
Communicated work progress and goals for my shift crew
Maintained safe work environment by following all safety polices, Communicated and enforced the
importance of following safety and quality work procedures and guidelines
Prime Product License
10/2003-10/2006 Weyerhaeuser Montgomery, Illinois Flexo Printer Operator
Responsible for entire operation of the printer machine, maintenance and troubleshooting of problems
Quality check of orders for final product
Held different roles: certified Operator, Certified Helper and Forklift operator and trainer
Trained helpers how to read calipers and troubleshoot machines problems
Communicated the importance of proper measuring to helper
Maintained safe work environment by following and enforcing all safety policies
12/2001-10/2003 Sam’s Club Crystal Lake, Illinois
Night Crew Supervi sor
Employee forklift trainer and certified new employees
Communicated and enforced the importance of safety
Maintained safe work progress and goals for my crew
Responsible for building of the display product
Delegated work load
Communicated work progress and sales goals to my crew
Responsible for entire stocking crew of 25
4/1997-10/2001 Roney Oatman Aurora, Illinois
Responsible for entire operation and setup of machine
Unloaded raw cream into vats
Loading trucks with finished product
Responsible for proper measuring and weighing of ingredients for ice cream production
Breakdown of machine for cleaning and sanitation
1993 -2/1997 Premier Refractories Aurora, Illinois
Machine O perator
Responsible for entire operation , maintenance and troubleshooting of cement machine
Measured ingredients and mixed cement
Created molds for still mills
Loaded trucks with finished product
West Aurora High School ~ Graduate 1992
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT_________________________________________________________
|Last Resume Update||June 17, 2015|
|Resume File|| Emailing-Rick-resume-2012.pdf 362.94 kB|
|Willing to Relocate?||No|
|Years Experience||8 plus years|