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Manufacturing/Production Manager

Hawthorne, California, United States
January 29, 2018

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Thinh Q. Vo

**** * ***** **. **** C, HAWTHORNE, CA 90250

310-***-**** (mobile)


More than 9 years of a supervisory/managerial position in multiple industrial sectors, product development and innovation, developing strategic business solutions to optimize performance and fiscal goals


• Maintaining external regulations/accreditation: OSHA, FDA, cGMP, ISO, HACCP, USP, & Kosher

• Analytical & Wet Chemistry

• Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google G Suite

• Lean Manufacturing

• Time & Resource Optimization

• Systems Integration & Automation

• Quality Assurance

• IQ Assessment Score: 125 (Assessed by SpaceX in 2013) EXPERIENCE

Manufacturing/Production Manager Mar 2013-Nov 2017 Five Star Juice Torrance, CA

• Key member to the growth of a company that had a net worth of $90,000 and is now assessed to be worth millions within 4 years

• Managing and directing Private Label Department contributing to 75% of company revenue

• Improving manufacturing efficiency from 85% to 91%

• Improving production output by 200% and reducing lead time by 29% by continuously improving manufacturing process which led to retention of largest international customer

• Statistically quantifying key manufacturing metrics by applying quality assurance principles

• Building consumer’s confidence and brand loyalty by emphasizing on strict quality control

• Commissioned interdepartmental communication

• Transitioning company into a high-volume output manufacturer by renegotiating raw material cost, streamlining process flow, scaling up production and bringing cost below Market Production Supervisor Jan 2014-Dec 2014

Kopykake Enterprise Torrance, CA

• Managing and directing 50+ production personnel

• Increase production output by 23% by effectively training and scheduling employees and reducing equipment downtime by improving current maintenance process

• Reduce lead time by 33% by continuously improving process flow

• Increase ROI by reducing waste by 17%

• Improving SOP and maintaining plant compliance with external agencies’ guidelines

• Training, hiring/terminating, rewarding/disciplining, and problem mediation of employees Sr. Biomedical Engineer Oct 2009-Oct 2013

Huntington Medical Research Institute Pasadena, CA

• Oversee manufacturing and testing of implant arrays (spinal, cochlear nucleus, deep brain)

• Contribute to devising, designing and implementing systems of production efficiency

• Conduct risk analysis to implement solutions and improvements to implant productions

• Ensure proper documentations of implants for patent acquisition and grant proposals EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles 2010

Los Angeles, CA

• Master of Science – Chemistry

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