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Production supervisor

Albion, Illinois, 62806, United States
January 25, 2018

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Denia Ashby

**** **. **. *** * Fairfield, IL ****7 618-***-****

Operations Management

Qualifications Profile

•Self-assured, dynamic, and results-driven professional with more than 16 years providing high-performance operations management, project management, and personnel administration, and financial management support in the electric motor testing and repair businesses.

-Proven dedication to process efficiencies in managing routine plant operations that create cost advantages.

-Detail-oriented, analytical and methodical with critical thinking to strategic business-aware solutions that address personnel and work issues even under stress.

•Well-organized and resourceful with multitasking and prioritization skills that optimize limited resources to achieve outstanding results.

•Strong people management and interpersonal communication skills that inspire confidence while forging teamwork synergies with colleagues across diverse ethnicities.

Key Expertise

Business Operations Management

•Tactical & Operations Planning

•Fiscal & Budget Management

•Total Quality Management

•QA/ QC Management

•Process/Workflow Improvement

•Continuous Quality Improvement

•Relationship Management (Clients, Stakeholders, Employees & Suppliers)

•Cost Reduction/Containment

•Productivity Improvement

•Production Planning & Control

•Supply Chain Management

•Policies & Regulatory Compliance (i.e. OSHA, etc.)

•Vendor/Contract Management

•Project Management


•Personnel Administration

•Performance Appraisal

•Time Management

•Staff Supervision & Training

•Records & Document Management


•Productivity Tools: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, & Outlook)

Internet: Email/Webmail, Web Research, & Social Networking

Professional Experience

Electric Motor Services • Hammond, IN

Plant Manager Jan 2013 – Present

Provide tactical directions in managing routine operations supervising a team of 2 area managers and15 associates.

Manage several bid projects per year, conducting work scope analysis using findings to enhance processes for better quality control, including project control procedures involving forecasts and cash flow projections.

Build sustainable working relationships/partnerships with about 40 vendors, creating procurement economies that provide competitive cost advantages for the business.

Establish and execute department objectives and work plans, assigning/delegating assignments to subordinate managers, and conducting quarterly performance reviews that motivated staff for improved performance were needed.

Provide financial management support, managing and reporting on cash flow positions, purchases against approved budgets, and monthly operating performance projections.

Reduced overtime expenses with improved workflow and processes.

Ashby Electric • Sebree, KY

Plant Manager May 2009 – Dec 2013

Supervised a team of 5 area managers and15 associates in managing routine plant operations and several bid projects per year, ensuring compliance with department objectives, polices, performance standards, and safety regulations.

Provided project forecasts and reports on cash flow projections and actuals, including purchases against budgets.

Conducted strategic task analyses with findings that enhanced productivity and process efficiencies.

Built and sustained productive professional vendor partnerships, reducing average contract expenses by 10% through aggressive negotiations that created procurement cost advantages for the company.

Provided HR support, conducting 4 performance reviews each quarter, engaging staff with motivational feedback and career mobility opportunities for exceptional performance.

Education & Credentials

Associate of Science, GPA: 4.0, FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY COLLEGE • Fairfield, IL (2008)

B.S. in Social Work and Psychology, G{A: 3.64, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY • Carbondale, IL (2 classes to complete)

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