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Experience Experience
02/2015 present
New York, NY
Senior Prototype Technician
New York, NY
Senior Prototype Technician
02/2015 present
New York, NY
Senior Prototype Technician
02/2015 present
  • Maintains equipment and work area in compliance with local 5S protocol, keeping all areas looking professional and audit ready
  • Provides input, guidance, and solutions to internal customers and supervisor in order to resolve moderately complex issues/constraints appearing before or during assigned tasks
  • Works to complete tasks correctly and on time. Actively communicates findings, issues, constraints, delays, & progress to internal customers and supervisor. Analyzes potential solutions to mitigate problems, issues, and delays
  • Performs detailed tear down analysis of tested parts and prepares findings reports in Engineering Lab Order System (ELOS). Findings compiled and formally reported using Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Works cross functionally with other groups to overcome issues/constraints and complete difficult tasks
  • Moves progress forward on multiple projects simultaneously without direct supervisor involvement
  • Manage workload according to the direction of the Shop Manager
11/2011 09/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Prototype Fixture Technician
Los Angeles, CA
Prototype Fixture Technician
11/2011 09/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Prototype Fixture Technician
11/2011 09/2014
  • Assist with assessment of new and existing manufacturing methods, including tooling, fixtures, layouts and equipment for potential quality/cost improvements
  • Work with Supervisor and Gap Leader to improve overall level of safety in assembly area
  • Work with Supervisor and Gap Leader to improve throughput of assembly area
  • Provide bend data to bend area
  • Assist other prototype personnel with problem solving activities
  • Plot surface plates for fixtures
  • Utilize precision measurement equipment including: CMM, micrometers, scales, calipers, and levels to ensure fixtures/parts meet specifications
09/2006 05/2011
Boston, MA
Prototype Technician
Boston, MA
Prototype Technician
09/2006 05/2011
Boston, MA
Prototype Technician
09/2006 05/2011
  • Review, approve and perform administrative processing of development and component EDOs
  • Perform test driving, observe functioning, and provide subjective evaluation. Evaluation of the entire test vehicle’s systems according to testing plans, with consideration for environmental factors
  • Physical Demands: The overall level of work is defined as heavy duty. Employees are expected to exert 51-70 pounds of force occasionally, 21-50 pounds of force frequently and/or 11-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Supports direct Line Manager on working out training plans and manuals
  • Perform complex rebuilding, adjustments, and modifications to the vehicle in combination with new product parts, car remodeling and modification
  • Provide feedback to design and/or manufacturing teams on opportunities to improve design or process
Education Education
Associate’s Degree in Related Field
Associate’s Degree in Related Field
East Carolina University
Associate’s Degree in Related Field
Skills Skills
  • Ability to identify design issues and offer solutions to improve functionality and manufacturability of product
  • Ability to work in a shop environment and be comfortable working with industrial machinery
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate designs on model level in regards to pattern execution/engineering
  • Ability to work independently under a deadline on several projects simultaneously with minimal input
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot errors with mechanical equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work with solvents, chemicals, polyurethane, epoxy, and silicone
  • Ability to speak effectively and make presentations before small groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Assure the availability of all components for the prototypes
  • Assure the availability of all prototyping related equipment
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan activities and resource needs to meet program or project timing schedules
  • Responsible for procurement of fabrication materials, tools, and consumable materials for each job
  • Fabricate components or assemblies in accordance to engineering supplied drawings and incorporate dimensional, finish, or assembly requirements into fabrications
  • Responsible to track and manage time against specific programs or work orders
  • Keep work area clean and maintain of tools and equipment
  • Work independently or with a team in a coordinated effort for programs or projects
  • Manage workload according to the direction of the Shop Manager
  • Provide feedback to the engineering team or job requestor concerning design issues, optimization ideas, or fabrication difficulties
  • Provide support for customers and/or vendors meetings with the team
  • Operate heavy equipment such as: drills, saws, welders, lathes, mills, drill presses, forklift, air hand tools, hoists, etc
  • Certify fixtures, parts, and design environment with a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) or White Light Scanner (WLS)
  • Troubleshoot problems and provide recommendations to resolve issues
  • Remain in compliance with all quality, safety and environmental procedures/policies and requirements in accordance to Magna Steyr policy
  • Comply with requirements of the Quality Management Systems (QMS) in accordance with ISO 9001:2008/ TS16949 specifications
  • Identify concerns and initiate corrective actions relating to product, process, and quality systems
  • Initiate preventative and continuous improvement actions relating to product, process, and quality systems
  • Participate in engineering disciplines such as QFD, DFMEA, DFM, and DVP&R
  • Participate in design reviews and cross-functional engineering meetings for current project and future programs
  • Pursue design and process improvements, as identified, in support of company cost-savings goals and objectives
  • Manage the fabrication and assembly of components and assemblies according to the cost and timing targets as defined by the program scope or requestor
  • Follow the corporate policies of Magna
  • 5 years minimum experience in automotive, heavy equipment, or aeronautical fabrication industry
  • Experience in machining components is required
  • Convertible top system component experience is preferred
  • Multilingual in English and German is preferred
  • Training in GD&T required
  • Must have been previously certified for Hi Low operation
  • Must have been previously certified for Lock Out Tag Out
  • Must have been previously certified for heavy equipment operation, certification for saws, mills, lathes, etc
  • Must be able to MIG and TIG weld ferrous and nonferrous materials
  • Training in dimensional, statistical process control, and other quality-control-related courses is preferred
  • Capability in MS Power Point, Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook preferred
  • Applied training in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is preferred
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Prototype Technician Apparel Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the development and grading of innovative and fit critical model pattern in cooperation with x-functional partners based on market requirements
  • Tests new garment constructions in cooperation with the Product Testing and Quality team
  • Understands and considers relationship between pattern/material usage/yields during pattern creation as it relates to margins
  • Knowledge in pattern creation and grading with the ability to provide effective and cost efficient pattern solutions and an understanding of apparel construction, material construction and properties related to fit
  • Team player/communicator with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects under multiple deadlines
  • Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required
  • OR 5 years experience in sewing
  • Minimum of 1-2 years related work experience in garment industry in comparable role
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Construct and assemble footwear samples and prototypes using various methods, processes, materials, and machinery
  • Assist MakerLab in all creation phases; from sample construction and assembly, to model and mold making
  • Ability to solve practical problems and manage a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work with solvents, chemicals, polyurethane, epoxy, and silicone
  • Ability to work independently under a deadline on several projects simultaneously with minimal input
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot errors with mechanical equipment
  • Ability to speak effectively and make presentations before small groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Experience working in a shop environment using a variety of tools and machinery
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the development and grading of innovative and fit critical model patterns in cooperation with x-functional partners based on market requirements
  • Sews proto samples and mock up’s according to input from Design, Pattern and Development teams
  • Trains and consults x-functional teams on pattern creation process and sewing
  • Ensures close cooperation and communication with the respective interfaces regarding all inquiries concerning sewing and workmanship
  • Supports direct Line Manager on working out training plans and manuals
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Advanced skills in Gerber or similar CAD programs
  • Apprenticeship as a tailor/ dressmaker or industrial clothes manufacturer (“Gesellenausbildung”/”Meisterbrief”/Bekleidungstechniker/Bekleidungsingenieur) OR 5 years experience in sewing
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Prototype Technician Footwear Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain all chemical materials and supplies needed for creation of footwear samples
  • Knowledge of shoemaking process required
  • Ability to identify design issues and offer solutions to improve functionality and manufacturability of product
  • Ability to work in a shop environment and be comfortable working with industrial machinery
  • Associates degree in related field and/or equivalent high school diploma
  • Two to four years of experience in shoemaking or related field
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Prototype Build Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform in process checks, final inspection, and audits
  • Setup of manual and semi-automatic assembly as well as test verification equipments
  • Document build data and test results
  • Document any deviation from specified procedures
  • Working with engineering team to resolve build/test issues
  • Minimum of 1-3 years in any mechanical “hand-on” environment
  • Experience basic hand tools (i.e. Torque wrenches, sockets wrenches, and screw drivers...etc.)
  • Previous technical automotive experience a plus
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Retrofit/modify prototype vehicles to accept new hardware designs
  • Diagnose and repair failures found with prototypes
  • Provide failure analysis and design concerns back to Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical fabrication as designed and specified by Engineering
  • General fleet maintenance and repair
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to setup and operate a CNC lathe and mil
  • Ability to read blueprints, SPC, and gage set-up and operation
  • Must have strong leadership skills and set a standard for cleanliness in the work area, makes an effort to assist co-workers, have a positive attitude and remain even tempered in an adverse working environment
  • Have the ability to prioritize and make decisions
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review, approve and perform administrative processing of development and component EDOs
  • Quotation and lead-time of prototype components
  • Support the design and procurement of assembly fixtures
  • Component inventory management
  • Support all safety and continuous improvement efforts
  • Interact with multiple departments to ensure accuracy, timeliness and completion of all customer orders
  • Perform and track all preventative maintenance of EDO equipment
  • Hich school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree of two (2) years technical training
  • Experience in the automotive industry and/or prototypes is a plus
  • Good technical skills required; Proficient with GD&T a plus
  • Must have good organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products — Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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Senior Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the build and test requests for prototype rotating electric machines involving a high amount of complexity and ensures appropriate measures are taken to ensure on time completion
  • Conducts experiments, records data, and formally reports the results to internal customers and engineers, with a high degree of quality and professionalism
  • Provides input, guidance, and solutions to internal customers and supervisor in order to resolve moderately complex issues/constraints appearing before or during assigned tasks
  • Works cross functionally with other groups to overcome issues/constraints and complete difficult tasks
  • Works to complete tasks correctly and on time. Actively communicates findings, issues, constraints, delays, & progress to internal customers and supervisor. Analyzes potential solutions to mitigate problems, issues, and delays
  • Moves progress forward on multiple projects simultaneously without direct supervisor involvement
  • Performs detailed tear down analysis of tested parts and prepares findings reports in Engineering Lab Order System (ELOS). Findings compiled and formally reported using Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Participates in giving and receiving training at a moderate level. Able to learn on the job in real time
  • Willing to develop skills and grow within a dynamic test and low volume manufacturing environment
  • Maintains equipment and work area in compliance with local 5S protocol, keeping all areas looking professional and audit ready
  • Provides moderate technical support for all related duties in ITC as required. Flexible and open minded to all business needs
  • Follows safety practices, conducts activities with high degree of discipline and safety, and operates machinery safely. Communicates unsafe situations/behavior to supervisor and actively participates in safety audits
  • Associates Degree in Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience required
  • Automotive/commercial driveline components, specifically electric rotating machines is preferred
  • Prior experience in vehicle driveline torque transfer component testing, including electric machines, electrical and electronic systems is preferred
  • Experience operating laboratory test equipment typical to product development environments. This includes but is not limited to; dynamometers, performance testing equipment, data acquisition and machine control software. Typical data capture would involve temperature, torque, speed, current, voltage, resistance, & power
  • A working knowledge of blueprint reading and interpretation including both mechanical and electrical schematics is required
  • Troubleshooting/problem solving skills are required
  • Strong Technical writing abilities
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to cross train and work in multiple departments is required
  • Able to lift 35lbs, stand on feet for 8 hours per day, and work OT as directed by management
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Study specifications & plan sequence of operations
  • Develop and maintain cross functionality in multiple shop functions including fabrication, welding, machining and assembly
  • Utilize CAD software to view and interpret design intent (Pro E/Creo)
  • Utilize software to locate & transact parts from production, evaluate workload and flow parts through processes, communicate project progress, and track machine history
  • Interpret prints and assembly drawings to ensure parts and/or machines meet desired specifications
  • Assist with justifications for Capital Equipment Requests (CER)
  • Operate Engineering support equipment
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on facilities and equipment to maintain successful day to day operation
  • Assist in the instruction and training of others as requested by supervisor
  • Assist with part coordination to aid in successful completion of projects
  • Order supplies to support day to day operation of specific functional area
  • Ship parts as required to support project flow
  • Keep work area clean, orderly and follow 5S schedule
  • Perform duties in a safe, efficient manner in compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Provide feedback to design and/or manufacturing teams on opportunities to improve design or process
  • Proficient in several of the specific job functions listed. Able to complete projects with minimal supervision or guidance. Proficient at operating major Bobcat products
  • Strong mechanical skills and a willingness to use them
  • Physical Demands: The overall level of work is defined as heavy duty. Employees are expected to exert 51-70 pounds of force occasionally, 21-50 pounds of force frequently and/or 11-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Good written & verbal communication
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Experience in the basic use of CAD software a plus
  • Associates Degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience - 2-5 years
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Technician, Prototype Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support a range of engineering activities such as testing, modification, fabrication and assembly; including identifying potential improvement opportunities and proposing technical solutions to optimize products, processes, and/or equipment
  • Support builds of complex prototypes, sub-assemblies, and prepare feasibility test units, samples, and/or chemical solutions; may include researching material recommendations
  • Perform work using drawings, diagrams, written and verbal instructions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing and trouble-shooting functions
  • Operate a wide range of equipment including set-up, clean-up, break-down, and re-assembly
  • Support test method development, validation, and execution for equipment and product designs
  • Create and modify drawings and procedures for fixtures, equipment, products, or processes
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work instruction is usually given from supervision or engineering. They can be specific or broad assignments
  • Knowledge of computers (including CAD, unigraphics or other appropriate programs), hand tools, gages are needed
  • Work as a member of a team under supervision of leadership to meet on-time delivery goals and to provide necessary assistance to meet customer demands. Assist in training associates on applicable processes, tasks and operations
  • Participate in current quality systems, calibration, and audits
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Senior Technician, Prototype Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support a wider range of engineering activities such as testing, modification, fabrication and assembly; including identifying potential improvement opportunities and proposing technical solutions to optimize products, processes, and/or equipment
  • Support builds of complex prototypes, sub-assemblies, and prepare feasibility test units, samples, and/or chemical solutions with limited/no supervision; may include researching material recommendations
  • Perform operational testing and identify failure modes on systems and equipment and propose and implement technical solutions
  • Perform more complex work using drawings, diagrams, written and verbal instructions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing and trouble-shooting functions
  • Collect, document, and analyze test data
  • Train on new procedures, assess work techniques, and provide feedback to engineers on procedures
  • Design and build more complex fixtures; using sketches, CAD, etc
  • Support and develop test methods, and write/execute validations for equipment and product designs
  • Substantial understanding of equipment in a lab/manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work with limited direction, no instructions needed on routine work, identify opportunities for improvements, and make corrections/updates to documentation
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilising work instructions to comply with Health and Safety legislation, COSHH regulations and quality systems including working with Lean principles
  • Updating records and inputting process data onto systems
  • High attention to detail and accuracy with good verbal and numerical skills
  • A highly organised approach, enabling you to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Experience within a similar role and working environment is desirable but not essential
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create prototypes according to drawings, samples, and orders
  • Evaluation of vehicle prototype parts and vehicle part testing
  • Perform complex rebuilding, adjustments, and modifications to the vehicle in combination with new product parts, car remodeling and modification
  • Detection of non-routine errors. Root cause analysis of vehicles, parts, software, assemblies and systems errors
  • Perform test driving, observe functioning, and provide subjective evaluation. Evaluation of the entire test vehicle’s systems according to testing plans, with consideration for environmental factors
  • Receive and process orders effectively
  • Assist with cost evaluation
  • Assist with creating detailed assembly reports for parts with strict tolerances
  • Assist with preparing training and qualification measures and documentation
  • Technical discussions with internal and external experts
  • Use different measurement techniques, analysis tools and methodologies
  • Get clarification to determine repair requirements based on analysis. May coordinate repairs with third parties
  • Evaluate results, check plausibility, and aggregates data into reports
  • Propose modifications, solutions, and next steps in alignment with internal and external customers
  • Will perform all other duties as assigned
  • Participate in team meetings and projects
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (i.e. re-worker, mechanic)
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience in a composite environment, ideally from our industry but you may come from and R&D background with similar hands on experience
  • HND/HNC or similar education would be preferable
  • Good knowledge of IT systems (word/excel/powerpoint/visio/ MS Project/ DMS)
  • Ability to apply HSE requirements to shop floor
  • Composite Engineering
  • Business and quality system knowledge
  • PFMEA
  • DFMEA
  • Lean manufacturing 5S, VSM, standard works,
  • Data collecting and analyzing skills
  • Excellent communications skills at all levels and locations
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Prototype Quality Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist prototype production gaps with quality issues, concerns, methods, standards, and related training
  • Lead final inspection evaluations including checksheets, visual inspections, leak testing, CMM analysis, and weld evaluations
  • Monitor and assure proper documentation of QRCIs, and train production associates on quality systems and / or standards as necessary
  • Support other quality-related functions including incoming inspection, development of standard work instructions, surface plate inspection, and drive the Faurecia quality systems to the production floor
  • Follow-up on Quality Alerts and customer concerns to assist Quality Engineering as required
  • Support internal and external audits as needed
  • Associates Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Proven quality experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of exhaust systems and related emissions control technologies
  • Experience with Welding
  • Knowledge of GD&T and interpreting prints
  • Experience with Six sigma and MSA
  • Experience with gages, poke yokes, function testers
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
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Prototype Technician HD Coating Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manufacture catalytic samples by following all required safety procedures and protocols. This includes good housekeeping and ownership of individual work areas
  • Setup and coating of catalyst samples under specified conditions in order to investigate design proposals for improving catalyst performance or to obtain data for development, standardization, and/or quality control
  • Utilize PSL slurry production and coating equipment including LD / HD semi-automated, coaters, dryers, continuous mills, mixers / dispersers, calciners, etc. Also, utilize laboratory equipment for various testing requirements
  • Complete documentation of in-process and final product data, precious metal control, and raw material / substrate inventory. This includes documentation of observations and identification of problems associated with new product formulations that could negatively impact product scale-up
  • Analyze test results in relation to specifications / objectives and adjust machine settings / procedures to meet specifications
  • This role will provide the primary hand-on production of all PSL sample manufacturing output. Therefore, a strong work ethic and attention to detail is critical
  • At least 2 years experience operating simple to complex machinery and interpreting data / machine output
  • At least 2 years of intermediate to advanced computer skills. This includes spreadsheet and database programs, as well as web-based applications
  • Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative including the ability to identify and initiate improvement projects and work on multiple tasks
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Prototype Fixture Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Inspect Prototype and low volume production parts to ensure compliance to 2D and 3D prints
  • Setup all fixtures, including flat gauges and subassemblies, ensuring that these fixtures meet the print/surface plate specifications
  • Calibrate/certify all gauges according to the schedule (GageTrak)
  • Ensure the required quality records (inspection results) are taken and archived in accordance with customer requirements and/or prototype procedures
  • Support Quality Engineer/UAP manager in investigations to determine causes of defects and make recommendations for corrective actions. Provide feedback to warranty, manufacturing, engineering, and quality based on the analysis of returned goods and internal non-conformances
  • Utilize precision measurement equipment including: CMM, micrometers, scales, calipers, and levels to ensure fixtures/parts meet specifications
  • Identify and order any fixture tooling as required
  • Plot surface plates for fixtures
  • Locate/modify/acquire any fixture tables as required
  • Provide bend data to bend area
  • Order any required tubing for the assembly process from the crane bay
  • Maintain log of Fixture tables and all fixture components
  • Work with Supervisor and Gap Leader to improve throughput of assembly area
  • Work with Supervisor and Gap Leader to improve overall level of safety in assembly area
  • Work to implement/maintain FES processes and procedures in the Assembly Department, fill out any required documentation
  • Assist other prototype personnel with problem solving activities
  • Know, understand, follow, and instruct others on all applicable TS16949, ISO14001 and internal Faurecia policies and procedures
  • Maintain departmental housekeeping standards in the Assembly
  • An associate’s degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology and 5 years of related experience; or a high school diploma and 7-9 years or progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience
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Prototype Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Developing prototype samples to exact specifications as required by the design team
  • Supporting designers/quality teams with product builds to inform analytical and visual perspective of new or existing product
  • Co-ordinating all health & safety activities and liaise with site SAT, performing regular audit checks to confirm compliance
  • Primary contact for all paint technical queries and product consumables