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Manufacturing Management

Location:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Salary:
$150,000.00
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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Robert M. Todd

*** ******* ******. ************ **. 37127

Cell: 615-***-**** or 615-***-****

E-mail: ac38ss@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile

Over 30 years as a supplier to the automotive market.

a.Tier I

b.Tier II

c.Tier III

P & L responsibilities.

Process knowledge

a.Progressive, auto and hand transfer stamping 30T-1500T

b.Welding, robotic and hand MIG, resistance spot, hardware affixing

Management and Quality operating systems (QS,ISO,TS)

Turnaround achievement. “Quality + Associate Moral = “Financial Success”

WE over I management philosophy. Manages By Walking Around.

Change agent, Mentor Management Style. Recognition and Rewards.

Lean principles.

Program Management / Product launches.

Accomplishments:

Material and labor reductions.

Productivity increases, throughput enhancement, process reliability and focus.

Scrap reduction.

(Turn around) Increased press efficiency and product quality confidence that led to bringing in out sourced product, resulting in increased sales and value added content for facility.

(Turn around) Transformed small facility destined for closure to a facility now that is the backbone of sales and profit for the company. Increased sales from $3.5m to $13m within 24 months, with minimal overhead increase. Increased profits (–26% EBITDA to +33%)

Managed White House TN, facility in light of soft sales of over –$1.3mil to succeed meeting budgeted EBIT projections.

Matsu Ala, 2010 and 2011 TS recertification and surveillance audit, 0 findings.

Matsu Ala. recognized as most improved supplier in regards to quality and delivery consecutive years running 2010, 2011,2012,2013 to TS Tech Alabama

Facility holding single digit index average at Honda Alabama for 4 years consecutively.

Experience

Plant Manager -NASG North American Stamping Group Aug 14 - to Present Portland, TN

Manage day to day operations in the stamping and preparation of ride control components such as shock, spring seat, and strut mounting components. Presses ranging from 400T to 800T. All of which are coil fed including the 800T of which 70% are coil fed transfer dies.

2014 to 2017 OEE improvement from 61.5% to 72.9%

Cost of Quality reduced by $250k from 2013

EDITDA 2015 on 44.6M, 3.3%, 2016 on $45.99M, 6.7%, 2017 YTD on $34.5M, 9.83%

Member of PMA.

Non Union

IATF-16949, ISO 14001 (2015) Recertified in 2017

110 Total associates

Plant Manager - Van-Rob / Kirchhoff Jan 14 – Aug 14 Manchester, TN

Manage day to day plant operations in the manufacturing of fuel door, cross car beams and other automotive assemblies supplying directly to the OEM’s. GM, Ford, Toyota, Honda.

Stamping capabilities of 200T to 600T progressive presses.

Welding capabilities short arc MIG, Laser.

TS 16949 ISO14001 Certified.

Non Union

260 Associates,

General Manager – MATSU ALABAMA INC. – Nov 07 – Jan 14 Huntsville, AL

Future planning as well as manage day to day operations in the manufacture of high strength steel cross member, seating and white body structural components as a Tier I and Tier II supplier to Honda, along with Hyundai through the Korean suppliers in Alabama.

Stamping capabilities of 200T-1500T, progressive 300 to 1000T, manual and auto transfer 200 to 1500T

Welding capabilities deploying 50+ robotic MIG, spot and manual spot, both hardware and plate to plate attachments. Honda double award recipient for year 2010 (Quality/Delivery) (Recognized as most Improved to TS Tech Alabama 2 years running)

Managed installation of 1500T, 24’ bolster transfer press along with addition of 40K sq. ft. to manufacturing building to bring total square footage to 165Ksq ft.

TS16949 Certified

Non-Union

370 Associates 36 Salaried

Operations Manager- Leggett& Platt – Nov 06 – Nov 07 Chattanooga TN

Over saw daily operations of 2 facilities of over 200K sq.ft. in the manufacturing of automotive seating components and assemblies utilizing processes of CNC, dedicated, and other flexible wire forming equipment. Welding processes including MIG, resistance and up and coming new process of hot upset or (Fas-Loc). Sales of over $35 million annually.

TS16949 Certified

135 Associates

Facility SOLD

Branch Manager – Leggett & Platt – Jan 05 - Nov 06 White House TN

55 Associates

Facility Closed during Core Business Restructuring

Manufacturing Consultant – Self Employed Aug 04 to Dec 04 White House TN

Client Base

Leggett & Platt – Whitehouse TN Operations

Residential Construction - Owner TODD CONSTRUCTION Aug 2003

PLANT MANAGER – CHELSEA INDUSTRIES – FEB 2000 to JULY 2003 Cadiz KY

Wire forming utilizing fixed and CNC bending methods, 2nd& 3rd tier supplier of welded seating assemblies. Utilizing MIG and resistance, dedicated and robotic processes to generate $13 million in sales.

Full P&L responsibility

Direct contact with customer quality along with process quality diligence. Produced a reduction of RPPM from 2500 to 150.

Turned facility around from destined closure by developing TEAM oriented cost down exercises in which reduced facility labor content by 40% while supporting growing sales. EBITDA turnaround from –25% to +30% in 18 mos. Shareholder confidence increase resulted in growing facility from $3.5M to $13M in 2 years.

Plant was selected and maintained Company of the Years status for 2 consecutive years.

QS9000 quality management system implementation completed in Feb 2003.

48 hourly, 9 salaried

Facility closed amid steel price lunge in 2003-4. Main customer refused price absorption

PLANT MANAGER – GMP METAL PRODUCTS - SEPT 1998 to FEB 2000 Humboldt TN

Supplier of heavy structural stampings to the construction and agricultural equipment industry. $12.5 million in sales. Sheet metal fabricator.

60 to 800 ton capacity. Progressive as well as hand transfer.

Press brake, laser, turret presses, robotic and manual weld applications.

95 hourly, 8 salaried

BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER – EMERSON ELECTRIC MOTORS – SEPT 1996 to SEPT 1998 Humboldt TN

Magnetic lamination stampings supporting the rotor and stator assembly operations both in Humboldt TN and Renosa Mexico.

Carbide progressive dies.

Tool and die responsibilities

10 presses ranging from 200 to 300 ton. Press speed of 0 to 300 SPM.

65 associates

Facility restructured, stamping moved to Mexico.

STEEL COMPONENTS UNIT MANAGER – MAGNETEK INC – SEPT 1994 to OCT 1996 Mendenhall MS

Magnetic lighting lamination stampings supporting fluorescent ballast operations in Mendenhall MS, Blytheville Ark and Matamoros, Mexico. $65 million in sales.

Carbide and tool steel progressive dies.

Engineering, Metallurgic lab, Production Control and Tool and die responsibilities.

45 presses ranging from 60 to 200 ton. Press speeds from 0 to 300 SPM.

185 hourly, 18 salaried

Operations moved to Mexico.

** STAMPING OPERATIONS MANAGER – MAGNETEK INC – SEPT 1993 to SEPT 1994

** LAMINATIONS STAMPING MANAGER – MAGNETEK INC – Jan 1992 to SEPT 1993

OPERATIONS MANAGER – DOUGLAS & LOMASON MAR 1990 to DEC 1991 Carrollton GA

Supplier of stamped automotive trim and seating components generating $55 million in sales.

550 hourly, 28 salaried.

SUPERINTENDANT (2ND Shift) – DOUGLAS & LOMASON OCT 1989 to MAR 1990

PLANT SUPERINTENDANT – ITT THOMPSON IND. OCT 1988 to OCT 1989 Adel GA

Supplier of window, side body and wheel ornamentation components to the OEM’s both stamped and roll formed. $60 million in sales.

350 hourly, 23 salaried

GENERAL FOREMAN - ITT THOMPSON IND. 1984 TO 1988

Over saw operations in fabrication and buffing departments.

125 hourly, 6 salaried

FABRICATION SUPERVISOR - ITT THOMPSON IND. 1975 TO 1984

Supervised stamping production lines in the manufacturing of class A body trim and wheel cover product lines.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Taguchi Design of Experiments 80 hrs

Supervisory Management 60 hrs (Georgia Northwestern)

Statistical Process Control 40 hrs (ITT Internal Training)

Demand Flow Technology 80 hrs (John Costanza)

Synchronous Manufacturing 80 hrs (GM Training, Doraville Assembly)

Project Management 80 hrs (D&L Internal Training)

5S Disciplines 20 hrs (Emerson Electric Internal Training)

Computer Skills: MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, multiple MRP/ERP systems.

Some college work: Associates (Business Management) 1 semester (4.0)

Toyota TQPS 40 hrs (NASG in house)

Hoshin Strategic Planning Process 32 hrs (NASG in house)



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