ARNOLD MAGNETIC TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 3/92 Present
Positions held: Advanced Magnetics Program Manager, Manager Electronic Commerce, Supply Chain Manager, Manager Applications and Design, Director of Technology Marengo, IL; Rochester, NY
Managed growth of the bonded rare earth magnet business from $1 to $8 million annually; Responsible for construction of the Magnetics Technology Center, Applied Research and commercialization of new magnetic technology; Designed and developed the Arnold Website and the Magnetstuff.com, Inc. e-commerce site; As Supply Chain Manager had responsibility for Customer Service and Quality Assurance; Currently perform R&D, Applications Engineering, Technical Marketing, USA Rare Earth Manufacturing re-establishment management team member.
CRUCIBLE MATERIALS CORPORATION, MAGNETICS DIV. (discontinued by VAC USA) 5/88 3/92
Manager of Technology and Quality Assurance, Elizabethtown, KY
Technical and Quality responsibility for Neo and Alnico magnets, for raw material selection, purchase and inventory control; material formulation; process procedures; specification and process development; liaised with and provided direction for studies conducted by the Magnetics Research staff at the Crucible Research Center; investigations of patents held by Crucible and competitors; product development; frequent travel and customer interface; staff of 11 professionals at Elizabethtown facility; Liaison with outside research organizations at NC State University, NASA, others.
GTE VALENITE (now part of Sandvik AB) 1/86 5/88
Senior Staff Engineer, Madison Heights, MI
Responsible for 30 vacuum plus other atmosphere furnaces at four locations in the United States, Canada and France; supervised maintenance, operation, troubleshooting, and modernization; Also functioned as Staff Metallurgist in resolving manufacturing problems and advising sales personnel relative to use of carbide materials.
CORNING GLASS WORKS (now Corning Inc.) 1/73 1/86
Positions held: Process Engineer, Staff Engineer, Process Management System Supervisor, Process Engineering Supervisor, Corning, NY; Blacksburg, VA; Raleigh, NC
Ceramic Engineer for the smooth-top range business; assigned to solve multiple manufacturing problems associated with glass capacitors; worked with staff mechanical engineers to install and troubleshoot a new design ceramic capacitor screen-printer; directed phase in and development of Corning's Process Management System at 40 domestic and 23 international factories - - This system involved documentation (SOP's), training of the work force, control of change in processes, design of experiments, and an auditing system to test effectiveness of implementation very similar to the government's GMP (Good Management Practices) System.