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Machine Operator Quality Control

Lexington, SC, 29071
August 12, 2012

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John E Seymour III

*** ****** **** **** ? Lexington, SC ? 29072 ? 803-***-**** /

803-***-**** ?


To secure a management, scheduling, or purchasing position by using my

manufacturing experience.


1993 Greenfield Community College Greenfield, MA


2006 - Present Andron Stainless Corporation

Columbia, SC

Production Scheduler/Buyer

. Improved communications, inventory planning, capacity planning,

material planning and meeting demands by developing production


. Procurement of materials needed to complete customer orders by

receiving quotes and securing bids;

. Read and interpret blue prints;

. Performing risk analysis and recording the results;

. Monitor and maintain inventory levels of manufactured products;

. Preparing list of materials needed, requisitions and production


. Identifying problems as they arise;

. Conduct daily production meetings which inform key personnel of

schedule changes and upcoming requirements;

. Analyzing production, discussing status of work with sales and

supervisors which result in making alterations when needed to

accommodate unexpected delays;

. Assist in yearly physical inventories and set goals to ensure internal

audits are met or exceeded; and

. Key point person during the procurement and implementation of the

company's new E.R.P. (Enterprise Resource Planning) software solution.

2005 - 2006 EB Games (Gamestop) Columbia, SC

Assistant Retail Manager

. Trained and managed the performance of hourly associates;

. Assisted customers in suggesting or selecting products for sale or

trade through sharing product knowledge;

. Helped maintain an effective inventory by keeping products on display,

following visual merchandise programs, communicating sales and

marketing promotions to the customer;

. Created in store merchandising for cutting edge technology of gaming

hardware software, game accessories and retail merchandise;

. Participated in ongoing communication with store management;

. Helped manage store revenue including cash handling, deposit

reconciliation and delivery of deposits to bank;

. Completed store opening and closing paperwork, daily sales reports,

and all financial tracking;

. Balanced and maintained cash registers;

. Developed the capability to resolve guest dilemmas;

. Maintained store appearance to current standards; and

. Controlled the loss of retail items through loss prevention


2000 - 2005 Yankee Candle Company, Inc. South Deerfield, MA

Operations Supervisor (2002- 2005)

. Performed diversified duties pertaining to the management of day-to-

day operations of the assigned work center;

. Supervision of hourly associates;

. Ensured quality control standard are exceeded;

. Monitored compliance with corporate and department goals;

. Maintained department inventory;

. Scheduling;

. Provided guidance, direction, and technical advice to staff;

. Trained and developed staff;

. Educated associates on safety awareness;

. Clarified and ensured compliance of institutional policies and


. Resolved operational and staffing issues;

. Analyzed and developed process improvement plans;

. Performed other similar duties to support the production activities of

the Production/Packaging area; and

. Conducted preventative maintenance to various pieces of equipment.

Machine Operator (2000 - 2002)

. Set-up and operation of candle making machines;

. Troubleshooting, following schedules, and calculating formulas;

. Performed preventative maintenance on machinery; and

. General paperwork.

1997 - 2000 International Paper Company, Inc. Millers Falls, MA

Machine Operator

. Set-up, operation and maintenance of finishing machines of paper


. Forklift operation;

. Data entry;

. General paperwork; and

. Minor inventory control.

1995 - 1997 Greenfield Paper Box Company Greenfield, MA

Machine Operator

. Set-up, operation and maintenance of primary scoring machine of

corrugated boxes;

. Light quality control; and

. Daily paperwork and some warehousing duties.


. Awarded a "MVP Award" in 2002 for participation in the Human Resources

Learning and Development/Manufacturing research team for the purpose

of analyzing data in order to reduce the amount of unusable product

from the manufacturing lines from the Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

. Maintained a license to operate a fork lift since 1997.


Christopher Gregory

Andron Stainless Corporation


Joseph Gagner

Yankee Candle Company, Inc.


Jack R. Griffin

Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

413-***-**** ext.2656

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