Tom Major

Freelance Technical Project Manager & Sculptor

Location:Boca Raton, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Tom Major, dba
3400 Spring St #2, Pompano Bch Fla.
Email: (954) 513-9074

Work Experience: 26 years experience (owner/operator) contracting JIT delivery for OEM components/assemblies. Subcontractor for DOD principles, Novel design and build, Marketing of commercial products and applications.

Background: I have been involved in the manufacturing trades since 1972 and have received apprentice instruction in both wood models making and special tooling and gauging. Since 1978 I have been self-employed. In the last 26 years I have worked on four major projects: 1.) X-M1 Abrams Tank subcontractor, General Dynamic’s Land Systems Division, MI. 2.) An OEM single source supplier of JIT delivery of complete sub-assemblies, Didde Corp, KS. 3.) US Army 5 ton tactical truck pilot program, TTC, MI. 4.) The implementation of a business plan to supply after-market service components to an installed base of Flexographic printing manufactures (labels) worldwide.

Quality: MIL-STD 45662 & 45208, Co-Authored ISO OC manual, Established gauging records, Drafted Inspection
Inspection reports, In-process inspection records, Total Quality Management MRB Board, Tool/Gauge account records
Operator accountability records, Certificate of Conformance

Manufacturing: Design & Build, special machines, prototype models and displays, Program and operation: CNC milling and turning machines, Manual machining operation and Set-up: Mills, Lathes, Surface Grinding, OD grinding, Honing. Fabrication: Layout, weldment, Sheet Metal drawing & forming. Tool design: In-process fixturing and processing: inspection gauges, holding fixtures. Developed and Drafted: Operation process sheets, operational drawings. Direct labor management from 1 to 50 employees.

2008-2011: Project Manager: Olson Folding Machines: (restart) Identify/catalog commerical purchases and machined purchases and procure quality suppliers, create assembly squence & document assmbley process, & machine drawings. Customer service contact an promotion, plant layout and operation, manager assembly labor and supplies.

2002-2007: D.B.A. Tom Major, Delray Beach, FL. Provider of manufacturing solutions: Procurement, estimation, plant operation, processing, design & build and quality assurance assistance for Skill Metric Inc, Delray Bch Fl. a Pratt & Whitney special tooling supplier. Design, fabricated and installed a 28 station bottling line, produce 2 units a second for Seven Keys Co. Pompano Bch. Fl.

2097-2001: President/Owner, RotoWeb International Inc. (start-up) Pompano Beach, FL. Solution provider to label manufactures worldwide: replacement parts, novel enhancement installation, and quality assurance.

1992-1996: President/Owner, Major Manufacturing Inc. (turn-around) Pompano Beach, FL. OEM and aftermarket single source supplier of precision components and assemblies, zero defect, JIT delivery

1989-1991: General Manager, Applied Industries Inc. (start-up) Ecorse, Mi. Prototype part sub-contractor for US Army 5-ton trucks testing program, large weldments, sheet metal drawing and forming

1984-1988: Manager/Owner, Major Manufacturing Inc. (merger) Deerfield Beach, FL. FAA repair station to Eastern Airlines: MIA. Special tooling and gauge supplier to Pratt & Whitney Palm Bch. Fl.

1980-1983: President/Owner, Numerical Precision Inc. (start-up) Rochester, MI. Precision parts supplier for the gunner site assembly used in the X-M1 tank to General Dynamics Land System Div.

1975-1978: Apprentice, Applied Products Inc. Warren, MI. Auto industry supplier of prototype parts and models for new design and development. Suppler to Chrysler Tank Division prototyping 11 Abrams Tank pilot program.
1971-1974: Student, Troy High School, Troy, MI
- Co-op After school program: (Applied Products helper)

Education: Macomb Community College: Associate Degree: (Metal model maker 1973-1979)