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Production Supervisor , Welding Supervisor

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Job Desired Production Supervisor , Welding Supervisor
Permanent Yes
Temporary No
Sub Contract No
Willing to Relocate?
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Listing # 3267

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Name Yvan J Fortin
Address 35-8633 159 Street
Surrey, BC V4N 5W1
Phone 604-607-5936


Yvan J. Fortin
Unit 35 8633 – 159 Street, Surrey, BC V4N 5W1
604-607-5936 ? ?

Welding Process Specialist
Production Manager/Welding Supervisor
Simplifying processes and optimizing operations to deliver smart solutions for increasing manufacturing productivity and driving market penetration

Bilingual welding and process specialist adept at creating optimal production output through analysis of current states versus future states of operation; monitoring quality control; testing new combinations of filler metals and gases; designing organized, ergonomic, worker-friendly welding stations; and providing adaptive, interactive team-building leadership to efficiently manage personnel operations—to further increase productivity at the worker end and preempt potential setbacks due to flow breakdown, physical injury or other types of costly and preventable delay and critical time loss

Trades Teaching| Welding Procedure Testing | Oxyfuel Applications Research & Development | Safety Training | Preheating & Cutting Personnel Operations | Client Relations

Qualifications and Key Accomplishments:

?   Years of experience as an independent welding consultant designing welding applications for top North American industrial manufacturers
?   Oversaw certification of welders through the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as per Pressure & Vessel Codes
?   Trained Olymel employees in quality stainless steel welding techniques
?   Implemented a PSG program from planning to follow-up and work efficiency analysis detailing high production for containers
?   Instituted a program optimizing welding processes for a unionized shop, resulting in annual $250k savings in repair and manpower costs

Leadership Abilities:

?   Tactful and diplomatic with natural teaching abilities geared toward conveying absorbable practical application of welding theory and manufacturing processes through creation of custom training modules and implementation of strategic work regimens and action plans
?   Displays effective communications, information-sharing and initiative while working within organizational structures to liaise with managers, team members and outside contacts—and builds professional trust through clear, organized presentation of ideas and active partnering
?   Provides excellence in client-end relations, driving sales through personal attention such as demonstrations of welding and cutting techniques tailored to individual customer needs or specific application

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Employment History:

Linde Canada Ltd. – Langley, BC 2009-2016
Welding Application & Process Specialist
•   Provided supports to customers and the sales team by demonstrating welding and cutting equipment operation for specific applications
•   Gathered data and completed production audits to calculate dollar values in savings and other customer-end operational benefits
•   Researched shielding gas, testing stainless steel and aluminum applications and evaluated welding wire in the lab before it hit the market
? Key Achievement: Nominated for Customer Focus award in 2015 and won award for Customer Service and Support
? Key Achievement: Streamlined processes for a custom boat manufacture project, which resulted in net 25% savings for welding labour costs

Ezeflow Inc. – Granby, QC 2006-2009
Welding Supervisor
•   Monitored quality control for ferrite levels and oxygen in purging and provide special welding instructions
•   Calculate Filler requirement for contract and verify if it meet ASME specifications.
•   Oversee qualification continuity report for welders
•   Prepared reviews of repair rates to then implement interventions and preemptive strategies geared toward maximizing welder production times
•   Researched and observed procedure development such as for ASME, TUV, and LLOYD welding codes and created quotes that met QC criteria
? Key Achievement: Taught manufacturing and welding processes and oversaw new welding certifications, officially recording passing inspections

Independent Welding Consultant – Throughout Canada
Training Program Provider
•   Tailored welding application training programs for industrial companies such as Citernes Experts, Industries Chagnons and Thomas & Betts

Professional Training:

CWB Institute – Online Program 2017
Health & Safety ? Welding Supervisor-Aluminum ? Welding Supervisor-Steel

École Professionnelle des Métiers – Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC 1982-84
High Pressure Pipe Welding Instructor

École Professionnelle des Métiers – Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC 1982-84
Metal Fabrication Instructor

Commission Scolaire Marie-Victorin – Candiac, QC 1984
Boiler Makers

University du Québec – Quebec City, QC 1978
Teaching Certificate

Polyvalente La Magdeleine – La Prairie, QC 1972-1974
Welding Diploma (2-year program, all welding processes)

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