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I attended Des Moines Area Community College for the Tool and Die Making program. I worked for a few years then attended Iowa State University College of Engineering with an undecided status.I am a project manager for Cline Tool and Service and I design and implement complete tooling solutions for the machine tool industry. I have 8 years experience with CAD/CAM systems and pride myself in being versatile on the different platforms. I am capable of programming 2-7 axis CNC machines. I have background in toolmaking and I also do contract engineering on the side.


work experience

Accu-Mold L.L.C. Production Worker / Intern August 2006 - January 2008

- Perform regular visual inspections and tolerance checks on injected parts and molds - Worked with quality control department to create an SPC inspection database for all current and future production parts - Perform routine maintenance on Sumitomo and BOY injection molding presses

Phillips' Machine and Metal Fabrication Machinist/Fabricator May 2007 - August 2007

- Operate an engine lathe and conventional bore/mill, tolerances to ±.0005” - Perform portable and in-house welding

DMACC Tool & Die Dept Work Study Machinist February 2008 - May 2008

- Programmed various CNC and CMM machines - Operated CNC and surface ground parts within strict critical tolerance - Prepared and maintained various other machines and equipment for educational use - Developed and built a measurement block system for testing students

Pella Machine Inc. Quality & Tooling Manager May 2008 - April 2009

- Implemented and maintained a new tool management system decreasing down time and changeover - Prepare prints, quality documentation, and gage plans - Communicate between clients and production to ensure product is on time and in specification - Program and optimize several CNC VMC’s and HMC’s

Hawkeye Community College Tool and Die Maintenance August 2009 - August 2009

- Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair manual and CNC machine tools as well as do work for other college departments - Tutor students in lab and collaborate with instructors to continually improve the learning environment

Mid-America Manufacturing CNC Machinist August 2010 - June 2011

-Setup and operate various CNC VMC and turning centers, inspect machined parts while following gage plans -Work with process engineering to improve and maintain a lean, 5s workplace and streamline production -Select, preset, load, unload, and replace tooling for each job run

Machine Tool Supply Corporation Applications Engineer June 2011 - April 2013

- Coordinated and implemented 6 turn-key installs including: tooling, work holding, gaging, programming, install, training. - Provided comprehensive time studies and tooling recommendations to sales staff using the latest cutting tool technology - Streamlined documentation through uses of mobile devices, eliminating paperwork and increasing productivity - Assisted in development of carbide recycling program - Facilitated 15 new machine installs with training

Cline Tool and Service Company Project Manager May 2013 -

I provide complete turn-key tooling solutions including standard tooling, special-made tooling, and fixturing. I work with some of the most experience and respected vendors in the machine tool industry. I have a solution for any machining process.



Des Moines Area Community College Machinist Diploma, Tool and Die Making 2006 - 2008

Hawkeye Community College Liberal Arts Transfer, Liberal Arts Transfer 2008 - 2010

Iowa State University College of Engineering Undecided Engineering 2010 - 2011

Complete 2 Semesters of core curriculum



Workstation specs: -(Personal) Lenovo 3000 N100 Intel Centrino Duo Chipset Window 7 Home, 3 gb RAM, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 -(Work)Lenovo T510 with Intel i7 chipset and Windows 7 professional, 4 gb RAM
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