1404 Reddale Road H: (570) 943-2555
Orwigsburg, PA 17961 C: (570) 294-1169
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Price, Keith Resume

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

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  • 1. KEITH J. PRICE 1404 Reddale Road H: (570) 943-2555 Orwigsburg, PA 17961 C: (570) 294-1169 SUMMARY 25+ years of experience in an automated manufacturing facility designing, developing, validating and launching new medical products. Strong customer service skills, with the ability to reconcile difficult situations. Proficient in general office duties, including Microsoft programs: Outlook, Word, Excel and Project. Knowledge of AutoCAD. Good math, oral and written communication skills with an excellent attention to detail. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SURGICAL SPECIALTIES, Reading, PA 1986 - Present Sr. Manufacturing Engineering Tech / Product Development (2009 –Present) • Designs and develops new products and processes to support both short and long term business plans. • Improves existing products and processes to maintain competitive position. • Provide technical consultation in the evaluation of new products and the development of novel ideas. • Investigates innovative materials and process technologies for applicability to new and existing product. • Reviews new concept and provides technical input in the evaluation of product opportunities. • Identifies, evaluates and recommends material technologies for new products. Enhances test requirements, develops protocols, and performs tests, records data and analysis, resulting in assurance of conformity to specifications. • Oversees pilot production and provides technical instruction to operators. • Trains and assist operators and supervisors as needed to maintain required production and quality levels. • Leads department personnel and coordinates engineering to implement machine and process improvements. • Works with Engineering, Maintenance, Q.A. and R&D Departments to ensure continuous operation of all machines and processes along with leading root cause identification (production problems/MR analysis) and correction (equipment & process modifications) of product related issues. • Guides Tool and Die Department to maintain and improve tooling as required. Updates engineering drawings when necessary. • Prepares sketches and/or CAD drawings along with estimated costs of machine and procedure upgrades. • Writes change requests (CR) for BOM’s and item routers as needed to maintain and improve current methods. Machine Shop / Tool Room Lead Person (1994 - 2009) Plans, schedules and directs all projects released to machine shop and tool room. Supervises, coaches, trains all personal personnel in the “Machine Building and Perishable Tool” teams. • Led and coordinated the activities of workers engaged in making production equipment and tooling and the building of meta-working dies, jigs and fixtures, gauges. Trains department staff. • Supplied manufacturing department with the equipment or tooling required to meet production demands. • Provided technical instruction and assistance regarding the installation operators; repair and maintenance of equipment. • Responded to requests for emergency repairs and the need to troubleshoot equipment. • Devised methods and procedures to produce parts or equipment. • Assisted in the manufacture of Special parts and components of prototypes, as assigned.
  • 2. PAGE 2 KEITH J. PRICE C: (570) 294-1169 TOOL ROOM TECHNICIAN (1986 - 1994) ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES Safety Committee Fire Brigade RECOGNITIONS Colleague Recognition Award 2008 Innovation Award EDUCATION Certification of completion of apprenticeship, Burndy Termac Division Served 8,000 hours state approved Tool and Die Apprenticeship Associates Degree in Specialized Technology, Machine Technology, Thaddeus Stevens School of Technology CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES Certification of Completion of Apprenticeship in Tool and Die making – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry Certification, Electromechanical Technology; Certification, Computer Basic – Schuylkill Training & Technology Center Certification, Fundamentals of Supervision I & II; Certification, On the Job Training; Certification, Interpersonal Communication Skills; Certification, Psychology for Supervisors – The Manufacturers Association of Berks County Certification, Word and Excel – Albright Computer Training & Consulting Services, Albright College

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