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Manager Engineer

Greenwood, South Carolina, 29649, United States
May 31, 2010

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Tony L. Ginn

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Greenwood, SC 29649



BS, Business Administration, Limestone College,

Gaffney, South Carolina 1984.

Graduated with honors, GPA-3.85.


Leadership Greenwood Program, Greenwood Chamber of

Commerce, Greenwood, South Carolina

Supervisory Training, University Of Georgia, Athens


Seminars-Computer Integrated Manufacturing, TQM,

Problem Solving Skills,

Vendor Certification, SPC; Piedmont Technical

College, Greenwood, South Carolina


September 2002 to Present-Fuji Film, Greenwood, South Carolina

Production Supervisor

* Provide leadership and supervision for Manufacturing line on 12 hour

rotating shifts

* Provide leadership and supervision for 35 to 50 associates in Finishing

Dept. on 8 hour shifts

* Achievements-Met and exceeded goal of 600 units packed in Finishing Dept.

on 8 hour shift while reducing the head count from 11 associates to 9


February 1998 to September 2002-KEMET Electronics,

Greenwood, South Carolina

Department Supervisor

* Provide leadership and supervision for production functions within

racking department over five shifts

* Achieve quality, productivity, safety, training, and cost objectives

within a team environment and a department of twenty five employees

* Achieve financial objectives by meeting/exceeding goals for employee

development, employee safety and health, quality and manufacturing costs.

* Assist Production Manager in annual budget process, capacity planning,

and staffing needs

* Achievement-Met and exceeded goal of 360K pieces per day on high-speed

racking machine with actual accomplishment of 410K per day

Resume of Tony L. Ginn

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July 1996 to January 1998-EMITEC, INC., Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Production Manager

* Responsible for all aspects of startup of production in a new facility

based out of Germany.

* Traveled to Germany frequently from July 1996 to December 1996 to learn

all aspects of actual hands-on production and requirements for production

* Interviewed and hired shift leaders, maintenance, and start-up group of


* Assisted in planning, coordinating, and making recommendations for the

acceptance of proposals for various vendor services including

landscapers, office equipment and furniture, industrial and office

cleaning, and other services necessary for plant start-up

February 1995 to July 1996-JARVIS CUTTING TOOLS, Greenwood, South Carolina

Plant Facilitator

* Responsible for directing teams on three shifts; interviewed hired and

disciplined employees

* Responsible for Continuous Improvement through SMED

* Supervised Production Control Manager, Inventory Control Manager and

Shift Leaders

October 1989 to February 1995-GRIMES AEROSPACE, Greenwood, South Carolina,

and Ocala, Florida

November 1992 to February 1995-Business Unity Manager, Valve Production,


* Responsible for managing complete business unit within the manufacturing


* Planned, directed, and coordinated material flow to assembly and test

* Traveled extensively throughout the United States assisting in the

expediting of outsourced parts

June 1992-November 1992-Business Unit Manager, Ocala Florida

* Managed three business units and supervised three Master Schedulers,

three Supervisors, three Manufacturing Engineers and three Dispatchers

* Planned, directed, and coordinated material flow through shop

* Accomplishment-Eliminated nine month production backlog of past due

orders within two months of assuming responsibility for production

January 1990 to June 1992-Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineering

* Supervised tool room, tool crib, Bill of Materials clerk, process sheet

clerk, order entry clerk, and CNC Programmers

* Served as Facilitator of SMED

* Maintained responsibility for capital spending requests

* Conceived and implemented various cost savings programs throughout the


* Wrote process sheets and ordered tooling

* Provided manufacturing assistance as needed

Resume of Tony L. Ginn

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August 1973 to October 1989-SCHLUMBERGER, NEPTUNE DIVISION, Greenwood, S.


May 1989 to October 1989-Manufacturing Engineering Manager

* Supervised and managed engineering department -two Industrial Engineers,

four Manufacturing Engineers, and one Tool Design Engineer

* Supervised tool room with two tool crib attendants and four toolmakers

* Provided manufacturing assistance as needed

July 1988 to May 1989-Mauufacturing Area Manager

* Supervised manufacturing area with CNC and conventional equipment

* Responsible for three shifts-three supervisors and one group leader

* Planned, directed, expedited and coordinated material flow through the


January 1987 to August 1989-Quality Control Manager

* Supervised quality control department with one supervisor, one

Statistical engineer, two technicians, and six inspectors

* Visited three vendors a month to discuss quality issues and to prepare

vendors for future Vendor Certification Programs

January 1985 January 1987-Manufacturing Engineer

* Assisted in developing new products

* Wrote process sheets and ordered tooling for new products

* Assisted sister division in England with appropriation request. Traveled

to England on several occasions to coordinate mutual activities

* Accomplishment-Served as active member of Cost Reduction Program.

Recognized as Top Performer several times. Received award for managing

the department with most suggestions submitted monthly

August 1973 to October 1979-Manufacturing Group Leader/Set-up/Machine


* Planned work direction of department and assigned tasks to employees

* Set-up operated engine lathes, turret lathes, radial drills, milling

machines and drill presses


Microsoft Office 2000

Lotus 1-2-3

References Upon Request

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