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Training Management

Location:
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 17013, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2010

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richard bressler

*** ***** ****** ( Carlisle, PA 17013 ( abmqkv@r.postjobfree.com ( (717) ***-****

PRODUCTION/LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

. EFFECTIVELY ABLE TO COMMUNICATE COMPLICATED CONCEPTS IN AN UNDERSTANDABLE

MANNER, MATCHING THE MESSAGE TO THE AUDIENCE.

. Supervisory skills second to none. Experienced in hiring, training,

motivation and evaluation. Skilled in finding broken systems and

performing necessary change through project management or other methods.

. Maximize resources to achieve customer satisfaction and increased

productivity, meet deadlines and goals. Implement and coordinate both

strategic and tactical plans to enhance performance.

. Adept and experienced in problem solving and providing solutions.

Excellent qualifications in leadership and interpersonal communications.

. Persuasive, with ability to communicate effectively with culturally

diverse audience. Public speaking and executive management briefing

experience.

. Computer skills include MS Office Suite, Unisys mainframe with Mapper and

Arts programs (Maintenance, MPO and MTS) work orders, payroll and data

base systems on the mainframe.

Professional Experience

FABRICATION AND NONWOVEN MANAGER NOVEMBER 1995 - APRIL 2008

lear corporation/iacna Carlisle, PA

Leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including

interior and exterior trim and structural and functional applications.

. Began with company as a Supervisor 1, promoted to Supervisor 2 and then

most recent position.

. Managed fast pace automotive tier 1 and 2 departments meeting plant

metrics concerning planned, unplanned downtime, labor utilization, scrap

reduction, world class housekeeping, quality and safety.

. Worked with team to develop best in class work cell using water jets,

state of the art oven, and automated poke-yoke that was linked into

mainframe in line vehicle sequence schedule.

. Increased productivity and quality using Lean methodology at water jet /

molding cells.

. Held daily accountability meetings with supervisors and process engineer.

Champion Top 3 issues in department using roadmap process to track

successes and failures.

. Developed and coordinated thermal image program for all equipment in

department. Completed two greenbelt projects with a savings of $35,000

each.

. Served on team to transfer work cells and processes into the plant.

Coordinated transfer of the Fabrication and Nonwoven department.

Successfully completed several audits from QS9000, TS16949 and ISO9000.

. As Supervisor 2 managed actions of 80 personnel in automotive

environment. Developed and maintained production schedules for water

jets, 3d cutters and molding cells. Instrumental in start up of vacuum

compression molding using robotic cut tables.

. Supervised service orders and production associates. Facilitated Kaizen

workshops. Held monthly shift meetings and communicated shift metrics.

Played key role on start of up new products and processes.

. Oversaw in line vehicle sequence process and met customer needs.

Sustained and wrote work instructions based on QS9000 requirements.

. As Supervisor 1 managed 60 personnel, ensured shipments were loaded,

completed documentation, managed overtime and payroll.

. Developed 5s system for assigned work cells.

. Participated in Kaizen and SMED workshops. Developed Kanban system for

raw materials.

molder and foam technician October 1983 - November 1995

c.h. masland's and sons Carlisle, PA

Family owned business; made and manufactured carpet for the auto business.

. Processed and monitored all raw materials, calibrated and monitored all

machines and tools, repaired machines.

. Scheduled, inspected, and packaged finished product.

. Ensured quality to customer using SPC. Trained personnel.

Education And Training

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg, PA

Professional Development

. Six Sigma Green Belt

. Carlisle Leadership program, a one year leadership training program to

manage nonprofits

. Certificate in Lean Manufacturing

. Certificate in Ergonomics in the Workplace

. Front Line Leadership, Zetiger Miller

. Diverse training in management and leadership

military service

ELECTRONIC WARFARE OPERATOR 1980 - 1983

united states air force Gila Bend AFB, AZ

. Set up mission schedules for training; developed lesson plans and

training scenarios.

. Maintained accurate daily logs, processed messages and organized

information for future training.

. Honorable Discharge; Final rank of Airman First Class.

. Air Force Training Ribbon, Top Secret Security Clearance.

affiliations

. YMCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

. Youth Soccer Coach

. First Night Board of Directors (chaired event)



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