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January 25, 2018

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Hudson, WI *****

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Michael E Sorensen

Objective To obtain the position of a manager in a company where I am talented to assist in the development of the association through my wide experience and knowledge in manufacturing, parts distribution and packaging functions, diagnosing product needs, warehouse management, quality control systems, and sustaining strong rapport among clients and vendors.


Feb 2017 Nov 2017 JLL

Maintenance Facility’s Manager Hudson GM PDC

Responsible for all union Maintenance Personal Electricians Mil Wrights Plumbers Housekeeping staff and outside contractors.

Manage and ensure all maintenance personal and contractors are utilizing all PPE required and following safety practices and procedures, including all outside contractors licensing and training documents are up to date.

Delegate maintenance personal based on repairs, priority, capability’s.

Worked with Safety ensuring all trades training requirement are complete and up to date

Coordinate with operations on scheduling of preventive maintenance

Manage external repairs, capital projects and schedule all annual inspections assuring best possible cost and least amount of down time. Utilize maintenance programs to control cost parts inventory, and assure accurate billings.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2016 Bemis Tape / Bag tape Closures Minneapolis, MN

Production / Maintenance Manager

2007 to 2011 Night shift Supervisor responsible for 11 hourly production employees, including scheduling and machine maintenance.

2011 Promoted to Production Manager, responsible for a two-shift operation a total of 22 production and maintenance employees, with responsibilities including. Safety, Scheduling, Training, Hiring, Inventory, Raw Materials ordering, Shipping Logistics, and Cost reduction.

Developed and implemented PM program for all production equipment

Created and implemented SAP/SOP for all hourly employees and work centers.

Established production standards for all work centers

Developed maintenance budget and spare parts inventory pull system reducing on hand inventory cost.

Manage and implement continuous improvement for modern manufacturing

Assisted in the purchase of newer equipment, along with installation training and start-up.

Reduced hourly work force by four employees do to setting standards

Achieved corporate safety protocols with only one lost time accident in three years.

Nov 1998- Dec 2006 TNT Logistics Janesville, WI / Hudson, WI

Operations Manager

Responsible for 60 hourly employees for chassie sub assembly, sequencing and shipping operation for GM of Janesville WI.

February 2000 assigned to assist in the construction and production lay-out of contract 165. One million square foot facility operation to supply the new 800 series SUV assembly. Operation included 120 sequencing, sub-assembly work cells and rail service for GM Janesville WI

Worked with GM management staff to reduce assembly and down time cost

August 2002 transferred to contract 156 Hudson WI servicing Anderson Windows Bayport MN Responsible for a three-shift operation with a total of 80 hourly employees and three supervisors.

Responsible for all shipments in and out of the facility.

Involved in 3PL/Lean for continuing improvements.

January 2005 closed contract 156 worked as a consultant through TNT for Cardinal Glass.

April 2005 Till December 2006 assigned to the ZDS team (Zero Defective Star Ups) Jacksonville FL worked in various locations through out the US and Canada on operational problems, functions, new facility start-ups.

Nov 1997 - June 1998 Lad Company Rockford, IL

Molding Manager

Responsible for a two-shift plastic molding, stamping, assembly, raw materials, finished goods and operational cost. Total of 30 hourly employees one-night supervisor.

Worked with vendors on new product design and prototyping.

May 1996 - October 1997 Injection Technologist Janesville,WI

Plant Manager

Responsible for a three-shift custom molding operation.

Scheduled production runs, work flow and inventory of all materials.

Jan 1991 - April 1996 Ring Can Corp Rockford, IL

H/R Supervisor

Responsible for training and certification of hourly production staff.

Managed plant safety programs OSHA, EAP, CPR,

Designed rotation work force program, with minimal overtime.

Implemented AIB program achieving 880-point inspection rating with 900 as superior.

Jan 1976 - Nov 1990 Amerock Corporation Rockford, IL

1976 - 1980 Die cast machine operator.

1980 – 1985 Machine tool and die technician. Worked with Engineering tool design and performance for injection molded products for Anderson Windows Bay Port MN

1985 – 1990 Night Superintend responsible for 11 department Supervisors employee safety plans security and personal issues.

Education University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire WI

Blackhawk Technical College Janesville WI

Rock Valley College Rockford IL

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