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Manager Six Sigma

Killingworth, CT
August 19, 2012

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Joseph M. Gelino Primary Phone: 860-***-****

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Killingworth, CT

Reporting to senior level management, experienced production

control/shipping/ receiving manager with extensive background in both union

and non union lean manufacturing in critical areas of plant safety,

manufacturing production and operations planning


2/2006 - present The W.E. Bassett Company Shelton, CT

Production/Warehouse Manager

* Report to the vice president of operations of privately held

manufacturing company whose product is the TRIM line of personal care


* Responsible for all shift operations (90 employees) of a high speed

packaging and warehousing facility with a weekly volume of 1.5 to 2

million units.

* Instituted multiple successful cycle counting programs raising unit

accuracy to 99.6% and location accuracy to 92%. Last physical inventory

resulted in an adjustment of $40,000 on an $11 million value or <1/2%.

* Successfully created warehouse reorganization teams to maximum space and


* Developed and implemented cost reductions, operational improvements and

corrective actions for all aspects of manufacturing operations

* Led multiple six sigma teams successfully solving shipping floor

bottlenecks and quality issues.

* Schedule production lines based on Kanban systems, customer orders and

inventory goals.

* Monitor plant wide performance against standards utilizing visual

systems/measures and implement corrective actions for areas performing

below desired efficiency.

* Monitor and control budgets for staffing and overtime

* Responsible for the company's safety culture. Chair the safety committee

which consists of VP's to hourly employees. Direct bi-weekly audit teams

for plan safety and JSA's.

Company has been sold and is closing its CT operations by 1/1/13

Joseph Gelino

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9/2004 - 12/2005 The Slater Companies Pawtucket, RI

Production Manager

Reported to the President of rotary screen printing operation.

Was responsible for two facilities which included textile manufacturing and

warehousing operations (50 employees). Established quality guidelines as

well as new overall plant production quotas through Six Sigma


Implemented new warehousing picking goals for the off shift that improved

unit productivity and reduced the percentage of late orders.

Created a DuPont sponsored safety program to reduce OSHA recordables.

Company was sold and the plant relocated.

1994 - 4/2003 Duro Industries Fall River, MA

Division Manager/Special Projects Manager

Reported to the V.P. of operations of the largest commission dyer in the


Nine year tenure of steady growth within a union manufacturing facility.

Implemented production guidelines, setting benchmarks and increasing output

while focusing on quality. Dealt directly with the military and the 3M

Company management team in developing new technology for the uniform



University of New Haven, Chemistry Microbiology

Greater New Haven State Tech, electrical engineering

Bristol Community College, Computer programs


AS400, MRP/ERP systems, Outlook, Microsoft Office - Excel, Power Point and

Word, lean operations, bilingual conversational Spanish

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