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Manager Manufacturing

Summerville, South Carolina, United States
January 24, 2018

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Michael Plumb

*** ******* ***** ***********, ***** Carolina 29485

Cell 843-***-**** E-mail


To obtain a leadership position in Production Management / Supervision where I can make a substantial contribution to the future success of my employer.


Over Thirty years’ experience with a proven track record as a Green Belt Lean manufacturing leader, driving higher productivity, improved quality performance, and reduced costs. Lead high performance teams and champion continuous improvement strategies to obtain operational excellence. Foster a manufacturing culture that promotes productivity, quality, safety, and customer satisfaction. Excellent people skills, good computer skills, strong desire to bring value to my employer.

The Boeing Company December 2008 - Present

Boeing, South Carolina, is the leading commercial aircraft manufacturer for the 787 first composite aircraft.

Manager, Manufacturing

Responsible for establishing and exceeding goals for productivity, continuous process improvement, safety, quality, and training, in order to maintain compliance with QS 9000 and ISO 14001 manufacturing initiatives and FAA regulatory guidelines.

Leading work teams by utilizing employee involvement and empowerment practices toward strategic goals and objectives for the manufacturing environment.

Manage employee conflict while enforcing and promoting company policies, procedures, and contractual obligations.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams and strategic partners to refine functional specifications resulting in lower manufacturing costs and customer satisfaction.

Cross training: Manufacturing Engineering Training, Hiring Staff Analyst

Robert Bosch Corporation (Bosch) April 2001- June 2008

German Based Automotive Supplier leading the market in technology and innovation with South Carolina as the largest fuel injector site in the world and the largest Anti-Lock Brake manufacturer in North America.

Manager, Operations

Responsible for establishing productivity strategies to maximize production, conduct continuous process improvement workshops, and promote employee engagement.

Leading represented and non-represented work teams through employee involvement and empowerment practices to streamline and maximize production flow.

Implement lean manufacturing tools resulting in higher productivity, improved quality performance and reduced costs.

Develop safety operating procedures and training to promote a safe working culture environment.

Liaison for UAW representatives to uphold bargaining agreements

Coordinate and improve production specifications and control plans with engineering.

Collaborate with suppliers to expedite materials, to support Just-In-Time inventory.

General Motors Corporation February 1993-January 2001

General Motors is one of the leading car manufacturers in America.

Manager, Production

Lead manufacturing operations establishing and exceeding goals for productivity, continuous/process improvement and safety, quality, training, and employee engagement.

Liaison for UAW representatives to uphold contracts

Implement employee involvement and promote safety practices while establishing strategic goals and objectives to improve the manufacturing environment.

Six Sigma- Green Belt training.

Michael Plumb

808 Beverly Drive Summerville, South Carolina 29485

Cell 843-***-**** E-mail

Prior Experience

Production Supervisor-Bell Packaging, Colonial Packaging, DeWitt Packaging, Furniture Manufacturing


Cornerstone University, Michigan. Currently completing Associate of Business Management degree.

Computer Experience

Boeing Database Applications:

Electronic Timekeeping systems, Maximo, Redars, EID, PSDS, Velocity, IVT, Eplan, Catia 5, Enovia, Cognos, SRIT.

Microsoft User Specialist: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, MS Project

Operating Systems: UNIX, Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Continuing Education

Lean Manufacturing

QS 9000

ISO 14001

Safety Training

Leadership Training-numerous

Boeing Problem Solving Model- Lean

Bosch Production Systems Training

Six Sigma- green belt

Manufacturing Engineering

Supply Chain Management

Human Recourses (Global Staffing)

Electronic Timekeeping System Application Training


Church activities, family activities, physical fitness, and outdoor activities.

Community Involvement

Ordained Minister, Christian National Church of North America, 2014

Lead Church activities


Furnished Upon Request

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