Ed Chestolowski

Experienced Manufacturing & Engineering Manager

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Area
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

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Ed Chestolowski's Overview

  • Production Manager at Metko, Inc.
  • BSME

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Ed Chestolowski's Summary

The majority of my experience is in the manufacturing, fabrication, operations and sales/marketing environment. I have supervised and managed manufacturing, fabrication, machine shop and maintenance departments in small and large facilities including paper mill and manufacturing companies. I have worked in machining, stampings, welding, fabricating, parts assembly and painting areas for over 15 years.
I worked in the Paper Industry for over 13 years. I was a Paper mill engineer and a Senior Paper mill engineer for James River in Green Bay, WI. I was a Maintenance Superintendent for Niagara Paper Mill in Niagara, WI. I was Director of Engineering and Maintenance overseeing all maintenance, Engineering and Power Plant functions for Flambeau Paper in Park Falls, WI. I was Plant Engineer managing all maintenance and Power Plant functions at Fort Howard in Green Bay, WI.
I managed construction departments and projects including new buildings at paper mills and distribution plants, new paper machine installations, paper machine rebuilds, power plant expansions (turbines, boilers), and pulp mill renovations.
I have extensive bottom line experience including being President of a company for over 3 years.
I have experience with purchasing and materials management including large warehouse distribution systems.
I am computer literate and very willing to learn new features and programs.
I have worked with and across all higher-level management lines. I have worked in union environments in small and large facilities including numerous contract negotiations.
I have travel experience in the USA, Canada, Mexico and Europe. This includes setting up sister companies and partnerships overseas.
I have extensive supervisory and management skills including hiring/recruiting, training, planning, scheduling and budgeting. I have developed and worked within small and large budgets including short term and long range forecasts.

Ed Chestolowski's Experience

Production Manager

Metko, Inc.

September 2006October 2008 (2 years 2 months)

Responsible for all production functions of a metal fabrication shop of 55 employees.This includes shearing, laser, punching, forming, welding and assembly operations.Responsibilities include all the scheduling and quality functions to meet sales and Customer demands.
Increased awareness, improved communications & added accountability to increase shop efficiency in 2008 from 103% to 107%.
Organized warehouse & increased cycle counting to improve inventory accuracy in 2008 from 93% to 99%.
Revised and improved scheduling to increase on time delivery by 5% in two years.

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