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GIUSEPPE (JOE) MAIONE 8349 West Balmoral Ave. Chicago, IL 60656 847-344-6213 (Mobile) 773-792-0390 (Home) OBJECTIVE: Obtain a position which will utilize my extensive experience as a manager and a machinist as well as allow me the opportunity to continue to learn and grow with a company. WORK EXPERIENCE: Machine Shop Manager January 2005 - March 2008 Map Systems (Division of Clear Lam Packaging Inc.) Elk Grove Village, IL • Continued to uphold responsibilities from previous supervisory position • Coordinated each project from a global perspective and manage or assist in the designing, manufacturing, and assembly of each project • Periodical traveled to various U.S. cities overseeing proper installation and repair of packaging and gassing machines manufactured • Participated in recruiting and hiring of skilled employees for the machine shop Machine Shop Supervisor January 1997 - December 2004 Map Systems (Division of Clear Lam Packaging Inc.) Elk Grove Village, IL • Responsible for 10 employees with a variety of experience levels and backgrounds • Managed the machine shop which produced and assembled packaging and gassing machinery sold to a variety of food and pharmaceutical Fortune 100 and mid-size companies • Read and reviewed blueprints provided by engineering specialist for proper specifications and provided upward feedback for any necessary corrections • Trained employees on using various machines such as milling machines, lathes, CNC machines, welding machines, press machines, etc. • Interpreted and explained blueprint specifications to machine shop staff • Reviewed finished parts for accuracy to blue print specification • Negotiated and contracted with a variety of external vendors for miscellaneous parts outsourcing • Purchased and ordered raw material and equipment for machine shop production • Researched productions alternatives to produce products in a cost effective manner • Ensured projects were completed within time restrictions and budget guidelines • Upheld compliance with AIB (American Institute of Baking) guidelines which enforced strict guidelines for packaging operations and evaluated the product safety risk. Yearly reviews of the packaging facility were conducted and exceeded guideline standards Senior Machinist August 1993 - December 1996 Map Systems (Division of Clear Lam Packaging Inc.) Elk Grove Village, IL • Worked with a variety of different raw material such as 300 and 400 series stainless steel, steel, aluminum and FDA approved plastics • Purchased tooling, various parts and raw materials for machine shop use • Attended auctions as well as negotiated with vendors to purchase numerous CNC machines for machine shop use • Participated in strategically designing and organizing the 30,000 square foot machine shop floor plan to provide optimal efficiency for each of the packaging and gassing systems divisions • Worked together with engineering specialist in designing a new product for various customers which met efficiency and cost guidelines • Worked and operated on various CNC vertical mills (i.e. Haas & Anilam), manual vertical mills (i.e. Bridgeport), grinding and engine lathe machines • Performed mig and tig welding • Earned the respect and trust of senior management and coworkers allowing for additional responsibility within the company American Screen Co. Chicago, IL October 1975 - August 1993 • Began working at the company which produced various printing machinery as an engine lathe and vertical mill operator. After several years I was promoted to Machine Shop Team Leader which involved instructing several employees on the operations of machinery as well as reporting to management on the status of different projects. My last position held before being sold to an out of state company was as a Supervisor. Within the supervisory position, I directed approximately 20 people and was intimately involved with the daily operations of the machine shop working with management and ensuring quality, budget, and timing expectations were met. EDUCATION: Antonio Monaco Academy of Industry & Engineering – Calabria, Italy Area of Concentration: Mechanical Engineering Year of Graduation: 1971 TRAINING: Supervisory Fundamentals: Attended 2 day training seminar in 2005 presented by the Management Association of Illinois. Seminar covered areas such as company goal & policies, core relationships, process & job knowledge, resolving conflicts, informing others and assigning work. Lean Manufacturing: Attended 3 day seminar in 2004 which focused on the elimination of waste in every area of production including customer relations, product design, supplier networks and factory management. PROGRAMMING SKILLS: Experienced in programming Mazak and Anilam CNCs, Familiar with AutoCad LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluent in Italian, Conversational in Spanish, Basic in Polish OTHER SKILLS: Licensed for Forklift operations HOBBIES: Enjoy repairing and restoring motor vehicles, enjoy repairing household machinery and equipment, enjoy watching domestic and foreign movies References Available Upon Request


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