DENNIS THOMAS



Work Experience

  • American Made, Inc./Us Liner Company

    1992-1995 | Machine Operator

    Set up saw tables and positioned predetermined stops; Cut fiberglass sheets; Rolled, banded, and palletized sheets; Prepared products for shipping; Operated fork lift and loaded trucks

  • Northern Light And Supply Co.

    1995-1996 | Warehouse Worker

    Performed duties such as filling customer orders and packaging; Loaded and unloaded trucks using "stand-up" fork lift; Cleaned inside and outside of building when needed or when business was slow

  • McKees Rocks Forgings

    1996-2009 | Machine Operator

    Measured and inspected machine parts to ensure performance to product specifications; Read work orders or blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine setup; Started machines to produce sample workpieces; Observed operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications; Remove dies from machines when production runs are finished; Turned handles or knobs to set pressures and depths of ram strokes and to synchronize machine operations; Conferred with other workers about machine setups and operational specifications; Repaired, maintained, and replaced parts on dies; Set up, operated or tended presses, and forging machines to perform hot or cold forging by flattening, straightening, bending, cutting, piercing, or other operations to taper, shape, or form metal; Positioned and moved metal wires or workpieces through a series of dies that compress and shape stock to form die impressions; Installed, adjusted, and removed dies, synchronizing cams, forging hammers, and stop guides, using overhead cranes or other hoisting devices; Operated fork lift

  • Staffmark

    2011-Present | Material Handler

    Properly filled out documentation as required; Effectively communicated to line workers and other operators, the status and requirements of production runs; Followed written and verbal instructions; Comprehended fabrications drawings, part numbers, and diagrams; Accurately measured, marked, and cut panels per fabrication drawings; Ensured proper movement of materials to facilitate fabrications; Labeled panels as required; Worked in other roles including packaging of lightweight plastic (materials) into various containers; Performed a variety of tasks including plant clean up and janitorial work; Demonstrated commitment to Safety, Health, and Environment; Worked in a team-based environment; Followed writtend and/or verbal instructions; Prepared completed orders for shipping; Operated forklift to load/unload trucks

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