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Loganville, Georgia, 30052, United States
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May 25, 2010

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MICHAEL J. VANDERSLOOT HOME: (770) ***-****

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Loganville, GA. 30052

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Tegrant Corporation / SCA Packaging (2005-2009)

2006 - 2009 Operations/Plant Manager (Promotion), Tegrant Corporation

(formerly SCA NA Packaging), Conyers, GA

Responsible for the daily operations and profitability (full P&L

responsibility) of a protective packaging manufacturing facility

comprised of four departments. (Foam molding, Gel-Ice,

Temperature Assurance Solutions, and Integrated materials.)

Supervised and mentored 12 salary personnel. Held overall

responsibility for the production, safety and direction of 80

hourly personnel. Responsible for the quality and service to a

customer base of 148 customers. Provided on-time delivery to

customers in the pharmaceutical, automotive, ICF, electronics,

appliance and food industries. Maintained compliance with ISO

9002 standards and QS 9000 standards for the automotive

industries. Responsible for EPA compliance and adherence to

federal, state and local environmental regulation.

. Doubled the profit margin in two years.

. Led the implementation of "High Performance Teams"

. Implemented an EPS recycling line that eliminated over .5M

pounds of EPS being taken to landfills and generating an

additional $144,000 in revenues.

. Awarded Certificate of Achievement from the State of GA. For

Excellence in Safety. (Zero lost time in 2007)

. Increased production 14.7% while reducing labor and overhead

costs.

. Maintained a 4.9% ($981,000) reduction in cost of goods sold.

. Maintained service levels of 99.93% or greater.

. Reduced maintenance costs 37% through implementation of TPM.

. Reduced service and shipping related complaints 85% through

Value Stream Mapping and Organization of the Order

Fulfillment process.

. Led and participated in LEAN initiatives of four production

teams, 5S Event in the IM Department, Gel-Ice Department and

Packing Departments, and SMED throughout the Plant.

2005 - 2006 Production Manager, SCA Packaging, DeKalb, IL

Assigned and monitored daily work assignments of 128 hourly

personnel on three shifts in the Thermoforming Department

consisting of 29 production thermoforming machines. Directly

supervised three Shift Supervisors. Scheduled and supervised

three test Thermoformers that tested and prototyped over 1,400

new tools annually. Accountable for meeting scheduled

production standards in a manner that maximizes production while

minimizing usage of the following limited resources: Time,

Production Equipment, Labor, and Raw Materials. Responsible for

meeting daily production goals while meeting all safety, quality

and service goals in the Thermoforming Department.

. Chairman of the DeKalb safety committee.

. Awarded the "Plant of the Year" for operational excellence in

2005 and 2006.

. Recipient of the Johnson & Johnson "Supplier of the Year" award

in 2005.

. Led SMED events in the Thermoforming department reducing setup

times from 143 minutes to 54 minutes.

. Led 5S events in the medical room, maintenance, and

thermoforming.

. Implemented a Bar-code system for Sanford Pens that reduced

shipping errors 85%.

. Led a standard platform initiative for 144 new tools for

Sanford Pens that saved the customer 2M in new tooling costs.

Cardinal Medical Products & Services (2001 - 2005)

2001 - 2005 Shift Production Supervisor, Cardinal Medical Products &

Services, Jacksonville, TX

Assigned and monitored daily work assignments of 24 hourly

personnel on the shift. Accountable for meeting scheduled

production standards in a manner that maximizes production while

minimizing usage of the following limited resources: Time,

Production Equipment, Labor, and Raw Materials. Responsible for

training (owner of Electrical Module for Core Competency

Training) and safety during production operations.

. Authored protocols reducing required bin space for Flex Lids

25%.

. Member of the Plastics Production Department (Voted "Department

of the Year - 2002").

. Member of the Safety Committee (Voted "Department of the Year -

2003" within the facility).

. Developed a proposal to reduce the facilities forklift

requirements by 50%.

United States Army (1981-2001)

1999 - 2001 Maintenance/Logistics Manager, Fort Sill, OK

Monitored and assisted two brigades, consisting of approximately

1,000 personnel, in fulfilling their maintenance and logistic

needs, through the supervision of six senior maintenance

supervisors. Provided support by monitoring lists of non-

operational equipment and document registers of ordered parts,

identifying items with delayed delivery dates and finding

alternate sources of supply. Recovered funds and procured

replacement parts from supply sources for defective parts.

Accurately prepared Maintenance Readiness briefs and reports, on

a monthly basis, for Department of the Army Service and Support

representatives. Accompanied organizations on deployments to

remote locations to ensure a timely, cost effective, flow of

repair parts and supplies to the field. Acted as a liaison

between the support organization, higher echelons, and

contracted supply sources. Analyzed modes of transportation,

ensuring cost-effective flows of supplies within established

time constraints.

. Reduced storage facility requirements 50%, and saved $22,650

in transportation costs, by implementing a Just-In-Time (JIT)

logistic system for support activities while deployed to

White Sands Missile Range.

. Served as a local purchase agent for military organizations

on Fort Sill and civilian supply sources, saving the

government 33% of actual contracted costs (approximately

$2,500,000.00).

. Reduced downtime 75% by identifying parts with long ship

dates and locating alternate supply sources.

1997 - 1999 Operations Supervisor, Fort Sill, OK

Supervised seven mid-level managers in planning, coordinating,

and executing the organization's near-term, short-range, and

long-range training plans. Performed risk assessments

minimizing risks to personnel and equipment, while meeting the

organization's training needs. Provided assigned resources

training areas (land), training materials, and scheduled time,

to safely meet the training requirements of over 900 personnel.

Balanced the training needs of the organization with the

external support requirements of maintenance, supply and

transportation to the remainder of Fort Sill.

. Scheduled leadership and technical schools, for unit members

in over 30 technical fields.

. Reduced NCOES school failures by 75%.

. Initiated and planned the first Joint Service air-load

training between Altus AFB and Fort Sill.

1993 - 1997 Platoon Sergeant, Fort Riley, KS, Germany, and Fort Sill, OK

Supervised and evaluated the training of 60 - 90 personnel

within assigned platoons. Delegated authority to approximately

ten junior supervisors to safely fulfill internal and external

support requirements. Planned and executed the safe deployment

of various units to remote locations. Performed risk

assessments prior to and during support taskings, minimizing or

eliminating hazards.

. Commended twice for safe and realistic training within

assigned platoons.

1990 - 1993 Automotive Shop Supervisor, Korea, Fort Riley, KS, and Germany

Managed the daily operations of three automotive repair and

rebuild shops. Supervised and assigned jobs to five subordinate

team-chiefs supervising approximately 50 trained technicians in

the shops. Monitored quality control within the shops.

Monitored and assessed daily production and customer

satisfaction in automotive repair and rebuild facilities.

Implemented policies and corrected procedures ensuring a safe

work environment within OSHA guidelines. Established procedures

maintaining adherence to local, federal, and international

Environmental Protection standards. Promoted and recognized for

excellence in maintenance management and outstanding technical

competence.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science - Interdisciplinary Studies (Business Administration

and History) Cameron University, Graduated 2001 - "Cum Laude" - GPA 3.64

SPECIAL TRAINING

2009 - Certificate Awarded - OSHA Compliance & Safety Seminar

2005 - Certificate Awarded - LEAN manufacturing principles

training.

2005 - Certificate Awarded - AME setup reduction and TPM

training.

2002 - Certificate Awarded - Access Level II training.

2002 - Certificate Awarded - Plastic Injection Molding Course.

1998 - Graduated - Army Battle Staff Non-commissioned Officers

Course.

1995 - Honor Graduate - Ordnance Advanced Non-commissioned

Officers Course.



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