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Production Operations

Romeoville, Illinois, United States
January 29, 2018

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**S*** Alago Road Naperville, Illinois 60564 630-***-****

Career Summary

Leadership oriented professional with over 15 years of manufacturing and materials management experience utilizing problem solving and lean management skills. Achieve optimum utilization of its resources and maximum profits. Strong coach and trainer who can develop individuals in a both direct and indirect reporting relationship to meet high performance standards. Ability to organize, promote teamwork and direct multi-functional teams. Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts optimal effort in successfully completing tasks.


AAS Business Management 11/2011

BS in Business Administration Expected Graduation 5/2018

Ashworth College

Skill Highlights

Proficient in MRP/ERP – JDE, SAP, Intuitive, Microsoft Applications

Knowledge of ISO, 6S, Kaizen

Professional Experience

U.S. Hose Corporation, Romeoville, Illinois

Production Supervisor 05/2017-Present

Pentair Water Technologies, North Aurora, Illinois 02/2016-05/2017

Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

Reporting of production data to management based on takt times.

Manage a staff of 25 employees which include 1st shift staff.

Perform layered audits on standard work and 6S plant wide.

Plano Molding, Plano, Illinois 03/2013-01/2016

Production Supervisor

Implemented 6S Audits for all production departments.

Determined KPI’s to track the productivity of the staff.

Trained employees in Lockout/Tag out and TPM processes.

Hold daily safety meetings and monthly safety projects.

Lead several lean events resulting in a 30% increase in output and a 20% reduction in labor.

Paul Dale Page 2

Leviton Manufacturing St. Charles, Illinois 07/2008-05/2013

Production Supervisor

Directed the day-to-day operations consisting of 40 employees.

Implemented use of capacity planning and shop floor reporting systems.

Developed with quality engineer methods for improvement through spot audits, root-cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.

Established system for monitoring productivity which increased by 10%.

Production staff had less than a 2% error rate.

Managed daily staffing and effective resource allocation and maximized output by 10%.

Ecodyne Water Treatment, Naperville, Illinois 03/2001-07/2008

Purchasing/Facility Manager 10/2005-07/2008

Managed the Purchasing department with $6 million in annual purchases.

Solicit bids, secure written quotes from suppliers, perform value/cost analysis and select products and vendors consistent with existing policies and procedures.

Consolidated vendors from approximately 80 to 30 in order to reduce administrative costs and secure better pricing.

Implemented existing MRP/ERP system to support material requirements and maintain a five-day lead-time.

Increased inventory turns from 7.4 to 9.5.

Negotiated a savings of $200,000 on annual purchased material/raw material costs.

Production Supervisor 03/2003 – 10/2005

Coordinated all aspects of production and planning areas overseeing 14 employees.

Increased productivity through changes in work cell/plant layout and process improvements.

Increased on-time shipments from 84% to 97.3%.

Production and Inventory Control Planner 08/2001- 03/2003

Responsible for all facets of planning and inventory management.

Implemented and administered all planning, receiving and inventory control procedures.

Coordinated with manufacturing teams to ensure schedules reflect the most current capacity and constraints.

Reduced customer lead-times from 15 days to 5 days.

Everpure Division of U.S. Filter, Westmont, Illinois 07/2000 – 08/2001

Senior Production Planner

Planned production for four departments utilizing 40 employees.

Created daily and weekly schedules within the capacity constraints (product, equipment or labor) as identified for each area scheduled. Schedule effectively to achieve delivery performance and product quality objectives.

Molex Fiber Optics, Lisle Illinois 03/1992 –07/2000

Senior Production Planner

Managed the development of the production-planning department.

Liaison with manufacturing to ensure level loading of a schedule on a daily and weekly basis to optimize flow

Key member of team to gain ISO 9000 certification. Wrote work procedures, trained staff and achieved certification.

Directed the SAP materials implementation for the planning group at the plant level.

Facilitated 98% on-time customer delivery.

Wrote all procedures for planning and inventory control.

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