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Production Manager / Extrusion

Canton, Ohio, United States
January 18, 2018

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Leonard E. Feather

**** ******** ***. ** ****** Ohio 44706

Cell 412-***-**** Home 234-***-****


From May 2014 to July 2017

Plant Manager @ Flex Technologies Midvale Ohio

Duties included but not limited to

*Supervising a 3 shift 24/5 extrusion plant

*Oversee the upgrade and repairs of production equipment

*Warehouse supervision

*Oversee the scheduling and purchasing of raw materials

*Controlling costs with regards to P/L and overtime

*Worked with machine shop to design and develop tooling

From 2007 to 2014

*Self employed

*Started doing extrusion consulting

*Also did other jobs not related to extrusion

*From 1994 to 2007

Plant Manager @ Custom Window Extrusions

Duties included but not limited too

*Oversee day to day operations of entire 24/7 plant

*Controlled spending staying within budgets

*Purchased plant supplies of raw material and other supplies

*Worked with maintenance on equipment repairs and upgrades

*Worked with both customers and venders as needed

*Worked with CAD designers, EDM programmers, and CNC programmers on tooling repairs and upgrades

*Helped set up programs in preventive maintenance, inventory levels, cross training, and scrap and downtime reduction

While Plant Manager I also attended seminars such as lean management, sigma 6, and inventory controls

From 1978 to 1994

Production Manager @ Poly-Tex

*As production manager I was responsible for the scheduling of shifts for over 50 operators, utility workers and warehouse personnel

*Was involved in the development of over 200 pcs of production tooling

*Supervised the installation and test runs off all new extruders and downstream equipment prior to turning it over for production

*Performed test runs on sample materials and reported results to both vendors and management

*Scheduled production runs based on customer orders and inventory levels

From 1976 to 1979

Extruder Operator @ Poly-Tex

*Performed shut downs and change overs as needed

*Worked with material vendors sampling materials and reported results to management

*Trained new operators on proper procedures in tooling care and machine operation

From 1972 to 1976

United States Airforce

*Honorably discharged as E-4

*Successfully completed both NCO Leadership and NCO Training schools

*Crew chief of ramp services in loading and offloading of cargo aircraft

*Trained younger airmen and reservists in the safe and proper operation off all loading and offloading equipment


*Graduated Millvale High School

*Majored in business

*Attended Robert Morris College

*Took classes in business and basic accounting

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