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Jim Turner
21 Thaler Ave.
Kitchener,Ontario, N2A 1R3
Home phone: 519-893-3521
Cell phone: 519-569-0420


Objective
To be associated with a progressive organization, where my organized take
charge skills, combined with my careful attention to fine detail, will
contribute to the continued success of the company.

Experience
. Plastic Injection Moulding
. Fully experienced in thermoset, thermoplastic and gas assist processes
. Experienced in material handling, shipping
. Knowledgeable in over 100 different materials (including engineering
resin)
. Performed and supervised all moulding set-ups
. Completely conversant in machine set-up
. Experienced in starting up new facilities
. Experienced in machines ranging from 50 to 4000 ton
. Familiar with 8D process
. Have managed up to 250 people
. Saved $300,000 annually through Winning Teams (Magna)
. Saved $600,000 annually through process improvements at JCI/Blackhawk
. Familiar with Lean Manufacturing
. Worked on Continuous Improvement Efforts


Contract Work
November 2007 to Present
Most recently at Stratford Plastics to support the process and tooling in
the plant when needed. Contracted at Sle-Co Plastics as a Manufacturing
Manager which entailed running of the day to day operations of the plant.

Ontegra-Etobicoke (Magna)
Moulding Area Manager
January 2007 to November 2007
. Responsible for the daily operations of the moulding area as well as 2
assembly lines and 4 punch lines Direct reports are over 125.
. Scrap reduced below 0.7%
. All targets met with respect to down time and production rates .
. Had 4 Supervisors running a 3 shift operation with 125 associates



Contract Work
January 2005 to January 2007

Worked at Hallmark Tools as an Account Manager for 8 months. Worked at
Blackhawk Plastics as a Process Engineer to launch new programs. Blackhawk
was bought out by JCI and continued my contract for 13 months. I helped in
cycle time and mould change time reductions saving an estimated $600,000
annually.

Ventra Plastics Ltd.
Process Manager
June 2004 to December 2004
. Responsible for all aspects in the plant for the process group, set up
personnel as well as the tool room.
. Responsibilities include but not limited to: All scrap to be kept to
below 1%. Cycle time monitoring and training. Also ensure the molds
are kept in peak running condition.

ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Production Manager
October 2003-June 2004
. Responsible for all aspects of the injection moulding plant to include
production, maintenance and tool room
. Work with program managers to help resolve problems as well as take
part on the APQP team.
. Ensure production rates, machine efficiencies are improved on a daily
basis
. Ensure scrap rates are kept below 2% with objective to reach 1%
. Ensure all PM'S of tools are done in a timely manner with the help of
the Tool room Supervisor.
. Ensure the maintenance of the machines and equipment are kept up with
the help of the Maintenance Manager (also direct report)
. Plant was a 3 shifts 7 days a week operation with 58 machines

Guelph Products: Manufacturing/Process Engineer
March 2000-October 2003
. Responsible for ensuring all production tools and equipment are kept
at peak performance
. Work with toolmakers to ensure changes to tools are done correctly
. Worked to implement 5S
. Ensure proper set-up of new tooling and auxiliary equipment
. Attended mould tryouts to assess new tooling
. Helped process people establish the best processes on machines,
secondary equipment and robots where possible to eliminate human
control of process
. QCO Champion/Facilitator
. Tooling engineer for the LX Program

Centoco Plastics, Tilbury Ontario
Moulding Manager
November 1998-March 2000

LDM Technologies, Leamington Ontario
Moulding Superintendent
March 1998- October 1998

Polycon Industries, Guelph Ontario
Sr. Process Technician/Supervisor
March 1993-March 1998

Automation Tooling Systems, Kitchener Ontario
Shift Foreman/Senior Process Technician
1989-1993

Mitchell Plastics Ltd, Kitchener Ontario
Shift Foreman
1977-1989

Interest
Golfing, baseball, Kick Boxing, traveling south, spending time with my
children and Grandchildren

Education
Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute 1976-1980
Technical Courses-Automation Technology, Welding and Technical Math

Other Courses taken
TOPS Training,
Advanced Injection Moulding
S.P.C.
I.A.P.A.
Effective Communications
Q.S.9000
D.D.I. Interaction Management Supervisor Training
Quick Mold Changeover Workshops Initiating and Managing Change
Winning Teams (Magna) Lean Training
Six Sigma Champion Training (Green Belt)






References available upon request

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