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Columbus, Ohio, 43221, United States
March 25, 2011

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John J. Horvath Jr.

**** ******** ***** . ********, **** 43221 . 330-***-**** .


The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business Columbus, OH

Master of Business Administration, Operations and

Logistics & Strategy Majors June 2011

The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering,

Honors College March 2005



AMETEK Solidstate Controls & Prestolite Power Columbus, OH

Operations & Logistics Intern May 2010 - December 2010

. Led a team focused on creating high performing lean business

relationships with our top suppliers

. Doubled inventory turns by creating an inventory management program

based on kanbans

. Working on a standardization project that would eliminate 60% of


. Worked on a team to redesign the plant layout for more efficient

material flow and personnel use

International Paper Company April 2005 - August


Georgetown Container Georgetown, SC

Process Improvement Manager November 2007- August


. Member of Lead Team that exceeded 2008 EBIT budget by $4MM and

decreased Run Rate by 6%

. Documented training on all facility Special Procedures and Instructions

to increase accountability

. Established quality program that beat Returns & Allowances budget by

300% in 2008

. Introduced Kaizan Set-Up into facility that reduced set-up times by 7%

. Created tagging and repair process for cutting dies which reduce

downtime by 14% in 2008

. Formed Weekly Manufacturing Reliability Meeting to review facility

targets, results and issues

. Trained manufacturing employees on new automated production and quality

management systems

. Reorganized tooling die storage system reducing downtime by 11% in 2008

. Implemented internal auditing and machine centerlining programs to

identify process failures

Mason Container Mason, OH

Converting Supervisor February 2006 - October


. Managed a crew of 16 people that increased production 12% in 10 months

. Led the roll out and training of new production scheduling system to IP-

Mason and its employees

. Assisted in implementing a program that decreased plant waste from 16%

to 12% in four months

. Participated in converting centerlining, corrugator centerlining, SAP

and level 3 leadership trainings

Continuous Improvement Group Mason, OH

Manufacturing Management Trainee April 2005 -February 2006

. Finished an 18 month comprehensive Manager's Training Program in 10


. Interviewed, hired and trained nearly 100 employees for a newly created

3rd shift

. First and only trainee hired by the same plant where the IP training

program was completed


. Pursuing my Lean Six Sigma Green Belt through the Fisher College of


. Initiative for Managing Services Fellowship

. Fisher Board Fellow - Ohio Environmental Council; non-profit board ad

hoc board member

. Participant in Emerging Market Field Studies focusing on sustainability

in Brazil and logistics in Germany

. Sigma Alpha Epsilon - Ohio Theta Chapter revitalization member; Vice

President, Treasurer

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