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Project Manager Process Improvement

Asheboro, North Carolina, 27205, United States
March 30, 2011

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Asheboro, NC 27205


Accomplished Operations Supervisor and Process Improvement Advisor with

broad expertise in a wide variety of areas with a strong emphasis on

process capability studies & improvements using Six Sigma and Lean tools.

Developing and implementing standardized work procedures, and effective

project management through managing the planning and implementation phase

of new products and equipment. Proven ability to lead and motivate others

to achieve results through a leadership style of respect and empowerment.

Strengths include:

Leadership & Team Building Organization & Execution

Vision & Strategic Planning Project Management

Objective Problem Solving Continuous Improvement


City Electric Supply 2007-Present

Asheboro Stores Manager (October, 2007-Present, Asheboro, NC)

Current responsibilities include store inventory, supervision of delivery

driver and counter person, customer order fulfillment and overall customer

satisfaction with product and service

HANESBRANDS INC. (Formerly Sara Lee Branded Apparel)

1993 - 2007

Cutting Process Improvement Advisor (2005 - July, 2007, Winston Salem, NC)

Bleach/Finish Process Improvement Advisor (1999 - 2005, Asheboro, NC)

Bleach/Finish Department Supervisor (1993 - 1999, Asheboro, NC)

Responsibilities include process improvement, quality, new products,

material utilization, and technical training for the Stratford Road cutting

facility. Manage the project activities of the Cutting Technician,

Training Instructor, and fourteen QC Auditors. Wrote and implemented

process controls, standard operating procedures, and training procedures.

Key accomplishments:

. Improved total off-quality levels in the sewing facilities by 25% and

59% in our Hanes T-shirt product by instituting "quality at the

source" auditing procedures.

. Facilitated a Quality Improvement Taskforce to improve our Hanes A-

Shirt product, resulted in an overall 26% reduction in A-Shirt off-


. Established process controls and implemented standardized work

procedures for our Lectra table spreading and cutting operation,

resulted in a 62% improvement in material utilization end waste.

. Implemented a recycling plan for existing materials used between the

Finishing and Cutting departments, resulted in a annual savings of


. Strengthened partnerships with offshore customer in the Caribbean and

Central America through facility visits, weekly conference calls, and

quick response to issues.

. Partnered with Product Development on multiple product innovations,

delivering a competitive advantage in the market place with new and

improved performance fabrics.



Previously was assigned to the Bleach/Finish Department in the Asheboro

facility. Responsibilities were similar in nature as to my current

responsibilities in our Stratford Road Cutting Department; I had nine

direct reports including the training instructor and eight QC Auditors.

Key accomplishments:

. Overseen implementation of a quality control device on our Finishing

equipment and conducted process improvement analysis of before and

after, resulted in a 96% improvement in fabric width stability and a

46% improvement in fabric length shrinkage.

. Overseen implementation of quick wash equipment in our lab resulting

in a 95% increase in production sampling.

. Was responsible for various projects to reduce chemical cost and

material waste, resulted in an overall 15% reduction in bleaching

chemical cost and in excess of an annual savings of $100,000 in

material usage savings

. Project Manager of several new equipment installations including

Fabcon Triple Pass Dryer, Fabcon Digital Gullwing Compactors, Acetic

Acid Bulk Tank, IMS Microwave Pre-Dryer, Raitech Quick wash machines &

fabric shrinkage software devices.

Prior to the Bleach/Finish Process Improvement position, I supervised a

twelve-hour shift in the Bleach/Finish Department. I was responsible for

the overall safety, quality compliance, production output, policy

adherence, and morale of eighteen hourly associates.

Key accomplishments:

. During my time as supervisor, our department increased production from

an average of 400,000 lbs of finished fabric per week to 850,000 lbs

of finished fabric per week by applying mostly Lean principles and

very minimal increase in equipment while at the same time converting

from a heavy weight outerwear product to a lighter weight underwear


. Facilitated a plant-wide Hazardous Communication & Spill Control



UNITED STATES ARMY, Fort Benning, GA, and Fort Ord, CA 1990-1992

Served as 11Bravo, 7th Light Infantry Division

. Presidential Citation Badge

. Wartime Service Badge

. Certificate of Appreciation for being an instructor for the Expert


. Honorable Discharge


AS, Business Management - Ashworth College, Atlanta, GA - 2004

Currently enrolled with Ashworth College for a Bachelor Degree in Business


Statistical Methods for Improving Quality

The Exceptional Manager

7-Habits of Highly Effective People

Lean Manufacturing

BLET Graduate - RCC - 1993


Efficient with Microsoft XP, (Excel, Word & Power Point), AS400

Type 40 wpm

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