Joseph R. Toro 3102 Highway 157 Judsonia,Ar. 72081 web site:Boston Bull's Union News http://members.tripod.com/~bostonbull/index.html Phone Number 1-501-729-5715 RETIRED(2-1-99) UAW autoworker with 29 1/2 years of service from the Philadelphia BUDD COMPANY Automobile Stamping plant manufacturing automobile body panels for FORD,GENERAL MOTORS and CHRYSLER. Press Shop and Assembly positions as ....Quality Control Inspector ....Die Setter ....Technician ....and Press operator. Also I am the WEBMASTER of Boston Bull's Union News at http://members.tripod.com/~bostonbull/index.html EXPERIENCE: 2000-2001: Worked off and on for J&J Staffing Resources of Deptford,New Jersey on temporary staffing jobs of 2-3 weeks at a time for extra money and to keep busy. Worked at a Florist Service packing ,strapping and shipping Flowers. Other work was at a pharmacutical warehouse on an automated dispensing machine keeping it stocked of all the different medicines and health aids,checking the totes at the end of the line for accurate counts and correct merchandise,then strapping the totes after they were filled. (BUDD COMPANY Auto Body Stamping plant...Philadelphia) ...29 1/2 years in different departments. Retired in February of 1999 due to loss of work at the plant. 1992-1999: Assembly team member(Technician) Last worked on the "FORD Explorer" doors and lift- gates on an Assembly line as a team member. The assembly line was a team line and each member knew each and every position on the line. Duties included installing the correct part in the correct operation in the correct locations and making the rate.These were SPOT WELDING operations. At the end of the line the doors or liftgates were checked for smooth surface,good welds, correct number of holes and any repairs were done and then the rack of material was tagged for shipment and a log kept. Quality Control Inspector(7 years),1985-1992 Duties were to check 3 production lines (Two class 1 lines and One class 2) Performed mechanical inspections to certify that the parts(Hoods,fenders,roofs,doors,etc)were to specs with micrometers,guages and fixtures. Read blueprints to get correct dimensions. Also using the HI-LITE room to check for surface correctness(absence of dings and dents) and for panel smoothness,correct number of holes and correct demensions by using computer assisted guages Keep line foreman informed of any problems that were found and see that the corrections are made. Keep line charts and SPC data up to date and input data into the main computer at the end of the night. QS 9000 certified plant. Die Setter(11 years)1969-1985 (Press operator off and on 4 years) Worked with Danly and Clearing Presses as Die Setter installing dies up to and over 50 tons. Built dies to shut height to fit presses and installed dies using overhead cranes or movable bolsters. Using INCH controls brought shut height to within an inch using automated screws and informed Tool and Die workers of readiness. EDUCATION: Graduated from South Boston High School in 1957. Bi-lingual... Able to speak and read Spanish a little also.