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Production Supervisor

McCool, Mississippi, 39108, United States
January 30, 2018

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Marcus B. Ray

*** ****** / ****** **** ~ McCool, MS 39108

662-***-****, 662-***-****


Production Supervisor

Taylor Machine Works (2012- Present)

Manage TX and TXEC assembly lines to produce fork lifts an empty container machinery to customer specification

Work with inspectors to ensure all quality requirements are met

troubleshoot problems during production process using blueprints and engineering schematics

Work with engineering department to design and implement changes on products to meet customer demand

Dryer Supervisor

Georgia Pacific, LLC, Taylorville, MS (2011-2012)

Manage 3-11 shift operations in the Drying and Plugging Department

Conducted weekly safety training

Maintained attendance and production records daily

Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator

North American Coal (2010-2011)

Drive haul truck for coal and dirt

Drying Superintendent

Georgia-Pacific, LLC, Louisville, MS Plywood (2002-March 2010)

Manage daily operations of the Drying and Plugging Department

Manage and Coach 90 employees and 4 Shift Leaders

Ensure that all machinery is maintained for maximum possible safety, production, and value creation

Develop JHA’s and SOP’s for the Drying and Plugging Department

Work with electrical and mechanical departments to institute changes and modifications to dryer and plugging department for improved performance.

Prepare and communicate the daily and weekly production plan for the mill in absence of Plant Superintendent.

Develop and implement new processes using Operational Excellence.

Manage Performance Gap Reports and Root Cause Failure Analysis Reports for Drying and Plugging Department.

Coach Department tenders on maintaining QMS, time, and production records accurately

Optimize the use of dry inventory, production capability, and personal scheduling

Maintain daily parametric monitoring records on dryer RTO

Work with Environmental Coordinator to ensure Title V and PCWP MACT compliance

Shift Lead

Georgia Pacific Corporation, Louisville, MS Plywood (1999-2001)

Managed operations of all departments on 3-11 shift

Performed weekly Method 9 visible emissions per Title V requirements for boilers and oxidizers

Conducted weekly safety training for personnel in drying and gluing departments

Maintained weekly attendance and pay using the Kronos time management system for the 3-11 shift

Entered production and downtime totals into the Millstar system daily

Safety Officer

Edwards Electric (2001-2002)

Work with project managers and employees to ensure compliance with all company

and OSHA safety guidelines

Monitor electrical procedures and installations at several regional construction sites

Perform required weekly training for all Edwards employees at the construction site

Forklift Operator

Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Louisville, MS Plywood (1990-1999)

Supplied and removed material for machinery and personnel in a fast paced production environment.

Managed a voluntary glue line clean-up crew every weekend for 10 years

Production Worker

Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Louisville, MS Plywood (1987-1990)

Graded veneer and worked on production line

Performed clean up duties as required in the drying department

Relieved forklift operators during breaks

Sales, Shipping, and Quality Control

Superior Wood Treating, Louisville, MS (1983-1987)

Submitted bids for contracts and sought new customers for business throughout U.S.

Arranged shipping of products to customers

Performed lab tests on treated products to ensure APA standards were met

Arranged treatment schedule to meet customer demand

Help cruise and mark timber for use as treated transmission poles


High School Diploma

Louisville High School, 1981

2 years Engineering

East Central Community College, 1981-1983

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office programs,MP2 and Millstar database, Kronos Time Management Systems, Maximoe Computer System


Confined Space Entry, Lock Out / Tag Out, SPCC and Storm Water Pollution Prevention, Hazardous Communication, Hot Work Permitting, Emergency Response Plan (PEO), Electrical Safe Practices

Other Training

Leadership Development Network, Koch Industries Market Based Management, Civil Treatment for Managers, Basic Supervisory Skills, Certified by MDEQ to read Visible Emissions (1999-2002)


David Key

Retired Plant Manager

Georgia-Pacific, LLC


Keith Matzek

Plant Superintendent

Taylor Machines


Scott Hemphill

Department Superintendent TX, TXIC, TXEC lines

Taylor Machine Works

662-***-****, 662-***-****)

Ronnie Ellison

Maintenance Superintendent

Winston Plywood and Veneer


Devon Vowell

Job Superintendent

Edwards Electric

601-***-**** 662-***-****

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