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Manager Continuous Improvement

Location:
Oxford, Georgia, 30054, United States
Posted:
January 17, 2018

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Melissa Roberts

**** ***** *** **.

Oxford, Ga. 30054

678-***-****

ac32uv@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pactiv Corporation, Covington, Ga. December 1995 – present

June 2013- Present, Strategic Unit Manager Extrusion and Resin Recycle

Provided leadership and direction to assigned departments, product lines and profit centers and teams in order to meet production goals, ensure a safe work environment, and meet customer specifications

Supervises 100+ employees including both salaried and hourly

Schedule, track, & monitor production and costs to ensure unit meets established goals while maintaining a safe work environment and quality standards

Successfully implemented a new Extrusion staffing model. The total labor savings from the Extrusion staffing model implementation is $500K annually

Successfully leveraged material reduction projects resulting in over $900K savings annualized

November 2012- June 2013, Tactical Unit Manager Extrusion and Resin Recycle

Provided leadership and direction to assigned departments, product lines and profit centers and teams in order to meet production goals, ensure a safe work environment, and meet customer specifications

Supervised 100+ employees including both salaried and hourly

Scheduled, tracked, & monitored production and costs to ensure unit meets established goals while maintaining a safe work environment and quality standards

Maintained an effective workforce through hiring, training, coaching and disciplinary actions

Completed and maintained timely and accurate reports on critical production outcomes such as efficiency, downtime, cost, etc.

Provided feedback up and down the organization

Developed and implement safety awareness programs, communicated safety issues, corrected safety related problems, and lead investigations into safety related issues

Participated in designing and implementing continuous improvement processes

Successfully implemented the roll optimization initiative in the effort to deliver Thermoforming consistent sheet to process through the thermo formers

November 2009- November 2012, Tactical Unit Manager Thermoforming

Provided leadership and direction to assigned departments, product lines and profit centers and teams in order to meet production goals, ensure a safe work environment, and meet customer specifications

Supervised 100+ employees including both salaried and hourly

Scheduled, tracked, & monitored production and costs to ensure unit meets established goals while maintaining a safe work environment and quality standards

Maintained an effective workforce through hiring, training, coaching and disciplinary actions

Implemented and demonstrated best practices and consistent policies

Completed and maintained timely and accurate reports on critical production outcomes such as efficiency, downtime, cost, etc.

Provided feedback up and down the organization

Developed and implement safety awareness programs, communicated safety issues, corrected safety related problems, and lead investigations into safety related issues

Participated in designing and implementing continuous improvement processes

Successfully implemented 5 day production schedule in all 4 thermoforming departments in the facility to eliminate overtime costs and to provide production schedule smoothing

Lead the speed increase team in Thermoforming. Speed Team total dollars saved $400K

October 2005 – February 2006, Production Scheduler

Scheduled 15 thermoformers for Foodservice

Scheduled major change overs to ensure product was made to meet customer orders

Coordinated with extrusion manager to ensure sheet was available

Use MRP to coordinate non-poly procurement and inventory control for the plant

October 2004 – November 2009, Senior Manufacturing Team Leader

Manage, direct, and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and quality while minimizing costs and eliminating safety incidents

Maintained safety outlook for all departments contributing to safety excellence

Typically supervises 100+ employees in the plant’s daily operations to ensure all daily productivity requirements are achieved, housekeeping standards are sustained, and a safe work environment is maintained

Utilized SAP to manage personnel time and attendance

Utilized SAP to manage all facets of productivity monitoring to include: production reporting, production input, raw material management, roll stock inventory, and non-poly inventory

Ensured lines maintained acceptable housekeeping standards in preparation for Plant Manager’s inspections

Provide leadership and direction in the areas of training, planning, assigning, and directing labor, and problem resolution

Responsible for training all new operators and packers during the implementation of a new departmental manning model

Schedule, track, and monitor production, including cost, to ensure each department meets established goals.

Eliminated concept of shutting down lines due to lack of labor

Participate in designing continuous improvement processes throughout the plant. Implement and demonstrate best practices and consistent policies

Played vital role in the Fast Foods (Hinged Lids) department manning model

Played vital role in the Meat Tray department manning model

Played vital role in the Manufacturing 4 department manning model

April 1998 - October 2004, Maintenance Operator

Consistently demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Consistently demonstrated the ability to demonstrate process skills, process awareness, along with the ability to make changes to maintain and sustain quality product

Effectively communicated with superiors, subordinates, and peers on a daily basis regarding departmental mechanical issues

2001- 2004, Natural Team Leader

Effectively communicated with superiors, subordinates, and peers on a daily basis regarding departmental mechanical, personnel, safety, and productivity issues.

December 1996-January 2001 Operator C

June 1996-December 1996 Operator B

December 1995-June 1996 Operator A

EDUCATION

University of Phoenix

GPA 3.54

Associate’s Degree Business: February 2008

Bachelor of Science Business Management: April 2010

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, & SKILLS

MO certified, A, B, and C operator certified. First aid and CPR certified, Microsoft Office, and SAP

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Essentials of Leadership Training



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