Summersby - Mechanical Fitter - Sydney, NSW, Australia

Mick Summersby

Sydney, NSW, Australia


Mechanical Fitter


Reliability improvements, precisión fitting of bearings, alignments, gearbox rebuilds

Work History

Service Manager

From May 2012

working in the cotton industry, the food industry, the mining industry, timber industry, Power stations and other smaller industries doing service work on their fans, gearboxes large and small, rebuilding electrical motors up to 250kw, large and small bearings, large coupling replacement and designing modifications to improve plant performance. All aspects of precision fitting and aligning.

Training of their maintenance staff

Colombia South America

April 2011 - May 2012

looking after a Metso Refining area, Stiennamann sanding line, Keystone outfeed and a S&P sifter installation. Commission line to first board. Write 5 year maintenance program for the company, including preventative and predictive maintenance schedule. Training of their maintenance staff.

Employment Dates,
Self employed
Work description,

drum chipper

ADI, Bruks

February 2010 - March 2011

Feb 2010- March 2011 Working at Greenply MDF India, working as the Mecanical Supervior, finishing the installation of a Diffenbacher forming, prepress, press, outfeed, Lukki board storage system, Satos Stienmann sanders, Metso EVO 56 refiner, 500 ADI, Bruks drum chipper, Trasmec tube conveyors, SMT 2 stage drier, Thermax energy system. Commission this plant. Initiate a plant numbering system, lubrication schedule, train the mechanics on base Engineering practices. Spare parts advise for entire plant, store arranging. Write a 5 year maintenance program for the company.

June-July, 2010 Install a 1500kg coffee roasting plant in Sydney, for Probat Germany, fans, sifters, coffee roaster, bucket elevators, afterburner, ducts, commission plant.

Employment Dates,
Self employed
Work description

mechanical supervisor

Mars / Masterfoods

Working at Mars / Masterfoods, to improve reliability in critical downtime areas.
Prework before a $15mil expansion.
2009-2010 Working South Korea commissioning a MDF plant, train mechanics in base engineering practices. Install a PM program, a oil sampling program, ,

Employment Dates,
Self employed
Work descripion

Commissioning a Paint

line for CHH MDF, Writing PM's, reliability programs.
Supervising shutdowns.

Duties, Maintenance Supervisor of the high speed packaging machinery

Mars / Masterfoods

March 2006 - August 2006

bucket elevators, extruders and pneumatic transport systems, for a dry pet food company.
Organizing shutdowns, improving the PM system, starting a oil sampling and ultra sonic program.

Duties, Mechanical Coordinator

CHH Oberon NSW

August 2006 - November 2008

Organizing the annual shutdowns and press rebuilds on 2 MDF lines. Controlling labor for monthly shutdowns. Organising day to day PM systems controlling dayshift mechanical team.

Employment Dates,
Self employed
Work descripion

Duties, Contracted to CHH as a Supervisor, organizing contractor labour

Self employed

February 2005 - March 2006

long term maintenance
programs for their MDF plant. Improving the proactive and predictive side of the maintenance with thermograph, VA and oil sampling programs.
During this time I also worked in Malaysia, South Korea and other MDF plants in Australia. Working as a Rebuild Supervisor.

commissioning fitter

CSR/CHH Oberon NSW MDF plant

January 1990 - February 2005

Duties, shift fitter working a 12 rotating shift. During this time I was used as a commissioning fitter on the new line that was installed.
I also spent 5 years as Mechanical Coordinator looking after 2 MDF contiroll
presses, refiners, L44 and M60 and associated plant. This also included, supervision of tradesmen and contractors, starting a preventative maintenance programs.

Duties, Contract fitter, rebuilding small turbines, coal handling plant, large fans

ICAL Lithgow NSW

November 1986 - February 1987

general power station work.

Employment Dates, Aug 1987- Nov 1987
Employer, Simon and Carves, Oberon NSW.
Duties, Contract fitter installing a ContiRoll press and Sunds Refiner.
Installing fans, pumps and conveyor belts.

Employment Dates, Nov 1987-Mar 1989
Employer, Dominion Mining, Meekatharra WA
Duties, commissioning of new gold processing plant, working on pumps
conveyors and ball mills. Implementing maintenance program.

Duties, Fitter and Machinist

January 1981 - May 1981

in the toolroom, General machining.

Power station fitter

June 1981 - February 1984

working on coal handling plant, large pumps,
turbine rebuilds, valve reconditioning, and fans.

Employment Dates, Feb 1986-Nov 1986
Employer, Small arms factory, Lithgow NSW
Duties, Setting up new CNC machinery for a new project, and commissioning line.

Duties, Apprentice and first year tradesman, working in a toolroom

January 1976 - January 1981

Maintenance workshop and the production engineering dept. Working on high speed production machinery.

Qualifications & Certifications

east hills boys high

fitter and turner

bankstown tafe

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