journeyman machine repairman

Name : Tim Gunsell
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Linwood,MI
Job Title journeyman machine repairman
Relocation Preferences : willing to relocate
Objective : Veteran seeking a stable position in a team oriented environment that will utilize my machine repair, electrical, pipefitting, welding and machining experience
Resume :  



Seeking a position that will allow me to utilize my strengths as a welder, machinist, electrician, machine repairman, in a team oriented environment, to benefit my employer and my family.


 I possess Journeyman Machine Repair and Welder cards from the I.A.M.A.W. Union, and non-current Welding Certification from the U.S. Air Force. In addition, I have C.N.C. and robotics experience and have attended several company sponsored training courses. I am a self motivated, hard working, quick learner, and a team player, that takes pride in doing a professional job. I work well with others and enjoy a challenge. I have done some supervisory work. I will do what it takes to complete the job, safely, professionally and on time. I have my own tools. I strive to reduce downtime and cycle time thru proven problem solving techniques. I am willing to relocate.

12-18-2006-12-15-2008 Delphi Steering Systems
Saginaw, MI.
 Machine Repair, Duties include: Maintenance, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of production machinery used to produce hydraulic power steering pumps. Including: grinders, machining transfers, assembly machines and related support equipment. Laser alignment of spindles, box spindle and multi-spindle machining head rebuilding. pneumatic and hydraulic experience, pipefitting, machine installation, debug and support for new business including C.N.C. machine centers, lathes and overhead gantry material handlers and assembly equipment. Fork lift man lift and mobile crane licenses, use of welders and tool room equipment. Member of fire and ambulance brigades, served as Chairperson of local 699 veterans committee. While at Delphi, I helped in improving machine uptime and reducing cycle times.

10-17-2000-12-17-2006 L.G. Manpower/ Enterprise
Automotive Systems, Saginaw, MI.
 Machine Repair, Lead man, Duties Included: Installation, Preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and pipefitting. Some controls experience with Allen Bradley SLC and PLC controllers. Maintenance, filter changes and cleaning of HVAC units. Troubleshooting and repair of engine block/head washers, Wright-K inline pressure testers, Henry coolant system and Inter-source chip processing equipment, automated conveyor lines, part handling equipment, Niigata machining centers ,and Fanuc robots. Design and fabrication of many production support items including air assisted part handling tools and rotating inspection fixtures. Use of mill, lathe welders, mig, stick, and oxy-acetylene, plasma cutter, saws. drill presses and other tool room equipment, in support of I-6 aluminum block and head cubing and pressure testing for GM. Scheduled P.M.’s, dealt with vendors and ordered supplies in supervisor’s absence. Promoted April 15, 2002 from setup Technician, duties included: Initial plant setup, machining center installation, use, troubleshooting and repair. machine preliminary PPAP parts for G.M. Fanuc overhead gantry robot installation, programming, troubleshooting and repair. Inserted cutter setup, use of Zeiss C.M.M. to check parts, use of toolroom equipment for production support. Completed Niigata SPN 63 machine repair class, and Rockwell RS Logix 500 class while at Enterprise Automotive Systems, fork lift cherry picker lift and platform lift operator. While at Enterprise I helped increase uptime and decrease cycle times. 12-17-1990-10-16-2000 Kneeland Industries Div. of Star Cutter Company Mio, MI.
 Machinist, Duties included: All phases of machining required to manufacture close tolerance carbide and P.C.D. tipped gun drills and reamers. Including, Material selection set-up, run, checking, and tear down of mills, lathes, C.N.C. lathes, O.D. grinders, C.N.C. O.D. grinders, induction brazing equipment, rail presses, center less O.D. grinders, cutter grinders, cleaning and sand blasting equipment, use of calipers, mics, Mahr and Etalon snap gages, Jo Blocks, indicators, comparators, coolant flow testers, and other related equipment. Fork lift driver, material handling, storage, inventory. Also did most of the welding and fabrication work using stick, mig and oxy-acetylene. Completed grinding technology, and blueprint reading classes and did R&D work with our Chief Manufacturing Engineer to perfect faster finish carbide grinding method resulting in a 75% decrease in finish carbide grinding times. While there I received a Safety Award 3-15-1990-12-16-1990 Nu Craft Metal Products Roscommon, Mi.
 Welder/Delivery/Maintenance/Painter, Duties included: welding, oxy-acetylene, mig, stick and tig. Use of welders, saws, rolls, punches, brakes, shears, and hand tools to fabricate and repair various metal products, weld, assemble, deliver and install aluminum boat dock and boat hoists. Pick-up and delivery, vehicle, machinery and building maintenance. Fork lift driver. Paint application on fabrications.

6-17-1987-3-1-1990 United States Air Force Lubbock, Texas
 Metals Processing Specialist, Duties Included: Aircraft Certified Welder D.O.D. level 2. Welding on all aircraft related components all position all materials, using primarily tig but also, mig, stick and oxy-acetylene and plasma cutters. Fabrication and repairs on ground support equipment, fixtures and jigs and other related equipment. Second shift supervisor. Electroplating, heat treating chemical cleaning, sand and media blasting. Use of punches, rolls, shears, drill presses, mills, lathes, and other tool room equipment in the support of aircraft maintenance. copies of certification (non_current) are available upon request. While in the Air Force I received the Air Force Achievement Medal

1974-1987 Fairview High School
Fairview, MI.
High School Diploma
1986-1987 Kirtland Community College
Roscommon, MI.
Welding I dual enrollment course
2-02-2007-2-07-2007 Delta College
University Center, MI.
Spindle Repair/Lubrication/Bearings
2-09-2007-2-14-2007 Delta College
University Center, MI.
Schematics/Hydraulics/Pneumatics/Tube Bending
7-14-2004-7-15-2004 American Trainco
Saginaw, MI.
Electrical Troubleshooting/ Preventive Maintenance
7-06-2003-7-11-2003 Excelerated Learning Institute
Saginaw, MI.
Allen Bradley SLC 500 and RS Logix Training Course

7-07-2004 RHM Fluid Power, Inc.
Saginaw, MI.
Fluid power 1
Also have several other certificates of training from Delphi


Troy Kushion (989) 781-8987 former co-worker
Jay Petrimoulx (989) 295-3518 former co-worker
Joe Rohde (989)757-5373 Supervisor at Delphi
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