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Manager Management

Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Salary:
140000.00
Posted:
November 12, 2017

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Dedicated Manager demonstrating effective leadership skills in all aspects of the job. Excels at cutting costs and streamlining operations while maintaining Team integrity and an open environment for all Team Members.

SKILLS

HACCP Certified

Employee Relations

Trained Facilitator

Detail oriented

Strategic planning, Budgeting & Forecasting

Staff training, development and Succession planning

Lean manufacturing certified

Multi Operations Management

Operations management

Performance evaluations

Cost reduction strategies

20 years in Japanese export market

P&L management

Lean Six Sigma

WORK HISTORY

General Manager, Pork slaughter Operations, 2017 to 2017

Moon Ridge Foods – Pleasant Hope, Mo.

Managed 300 Team Members in a Facility specializing in the Japanese Export market.

Supported the development of Plant operations staff to meet competency and performance expectations.

Directed all aspects of the plant including ; P&L, Capital & Operating Budgeting, Cost control Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management, KPI’s and Metrics

Directed all functional areas of plant and 300 Team Members in: Operations (Slaughter, fabrication), Maintenance, Engineering, HR, Accounting, Quality, Safety, Procurement and Material Handling (Shipping, receiving and a 3PL Cold storage facility)

Maintained operational efficiency procedures to achieve goal and minimize downtime.

Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service, yields, costs and labor efficiency.

Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership.

Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to make adjustments to ensure the meeting of target and set future targets.

Reduced employee turnover by 30% through the implementation of an aggressive Training Philosophy and committee involving Hourly Team members, Management and Human Resources and the implementation of attendance incentive programs.

Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.

Developed a succession plan and coordinated action steps for all upper management levels in the plant.

Plant Manager, Manufacturing, 2015 to 2017

Liguria Foods – Humboldt, Iowa

Supported the development of Plant operations staff to meet competency and performance expectations.

Directed all aspects of the plant including ; P&L, Capital & Operating Budgeting, Cost control Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management, KPI’s and Metrics

Directed the manufacturing process for all aspects of the plant; Grinding, Drying, Slicing, Quality & Maintenance.

Maintained operational efficiency procedures to achieve goal and minimize downtime.

Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service, yields, costs and labor efficiency.

Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership.

Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to make adjustments to ensure the meeting of target and set future targets.

Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.

Developed a succession plan, proper training materials for new managers and coordinated action steps for all upper management levels in the plant.

Developed and implemented a Safety Behavior modeling program to drive Team Member engagement and improve safety incident rates by 20%.

Improved Plant turnover rate by 42% through building an open and interactive environment.

Manufacturing Operations Manager, 2014-2015

Katecho-Medical device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – Des Moines, Iowa

Supported the development of Plant operations staff to meet competency and performance expectations.

Direct oversight of Hydrogel production, Printing operations utilizing 2 print presses and 5 Delta “Crusader” rotary die converters for Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Maintained operational efficiency procedures to achieve goal and minimize downtime.

Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service, costs and labor efficiency.

Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership.

Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to make adjustments to ensure the meeting of target and set future targets.

Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers on 4 shifts encompassing a 24 hour, 6 day/week operation.

Improved operating efficiency and throughput by 30%

Reduced labor costs by 15%

Plant General Manager, Pork slaughter Operations, 2004 to 2014

Tyson Foods – Perry, Iowa

Managed 1100 Team Members in an 1100 hd./hr. Facility specializing in the Japanese Export market.

Supported the development of Plant operations staff to meet competency and performance expectations.

Directed all aspects of the plant including; P&L, Capital & Operating Budgeting, Cost control Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management, KPI’s and Metrics.

Directed all functional areas of plant and 1100 Team Members in: Operations (Slaughter, fabrication, Boning and Rendering), Maintenance, Engineering, HR, Accounting, Quality, Safety, Procurement and Material Handling (Shipping, receiving and a 2 million lb. Cold storage facility)

Maintained operational efficiency procedures to achieve goal and minimize downtime.

Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service, yields, costs and labor efficiency.

Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership.

Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to make adjustments to ensure the meeting of target and set future targets.

Exceeded company objectives in areas of Yields, efficiencies, cost control, Gross and Net margin.

Worked directly with onsite Japanese customer Liaison to achieve Customer expectations on Quality, Volume and new product development. Maintained a .005% claim ratio on 19,000 metric tons annually.

Reduced employee turnover by 80% through the implementation of an aggressive Training Philosophy and committee involving Hourly Team members, Management and Human Resources and the implementation of attendance incentive programs.

Added $4 million in additional revenue annually by increasing product throughput and volume increases by properly utilizing existing capabilities and storage.

Decreased overall operating expenses by $8 million annually and increased the net profit of the plant from $2 million to $26 million over 9 years thru maximizing efficiencies and streamlining production process.

Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.

Developed a succession plan and coordinated action steps for all upper management levels in the plant.

Operations Manager, 1994 to 2004

Tyson Foods – Perry, Iowa

Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.

Successfully managed production activities so all orders were shipped on time.

Reduced employee turnover by 50% through building an open and interactive environment.

Supervised a team of 6 Department managers and 900 team Members.

Developed a succession plan and proper training materials for new managers and developing future managers.

Supported the development of plant operations staff to meet competency and performance expectations.

Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to make adjustments to ensure the meeting of target and set future targets.

EDUCATION

Heidelberg University- Heidelberg, Germany

Communications

Iowa State University- Ames, Iowa

Dry and Semi Dry Sausage manufacturing

Additional Information

Further meat processing experience with Liguria, Armour Foods and Nissen Pack; Ham Processing, Bacon Pump/processing, Fresh sausage, Hotdog production and Dry Sausage manufacturing.



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