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Experience in plastics production and beverage filling up to plant man

Location:
Portland, Maine, United States
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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MICHAEL SCIARRA

*** ****** **. ***#* BIDDEFORD, ME 04005

207-***-**** ac3hz4@r.postjobfree.com

INTRODUCTION

Degreed professional with 26 years of experience in roles of increasing responsibilities within manufacturing. Extensive experience in blow molding, injection molding, filling, packaging, and plant operations.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Proven success in managing P/L and all measured matrix in a plant within an international corporation with over 25 locations in North America.

Successfully managed the installation and commissioning of 10+ million dollars worth of new equipment including power, compressed air, process water and other infrastructure improvements; while maintaining daily operations of plant.

Participation in cross-functional teams meeting throughout the US and Canada to develop processes and drive improvements in production efficiencies, scrap reduction, and energy conservation.

Achieved highest level awards for company safety with several years of zero OSHA, or company recordable incidents.

Provided 24 hour/7 day support for all mechanical and processing issues involving multi-million dollar equipment base producing 3+ million units daily.

7/2017-Present Bonney Staffing/Wise Business Forms

Warehouse Lead

Receiving production from factory floor and putting into warehouse inventory, both physically and in the inventory management system.

Processing in-coming orders, pulling product and preparing for shipment.

Unloading raw materials and placing into inventory, both physically and in the inventory management system.

Arranging shipments through package delivery services, common freight carriers, and special courier services.

6/2014 - 1/2017 Nirvana Spring Water/Alder Creek Beverages, LLC. Forestport, NY

Plant Manager

Responsible for the day to day operation of a spring water bottling plant.

Responsible for all hiring, discipline, promotions, and terminations of employees.

Responsible, through co-workers, for the installation and daily maintenance of all equipment used in the production of preforms, bottles, and closures.

Successful in the contracting and oversight of all outside workers brought in for engineering and design, installation, repair, and infrastructure improvements necessary for the successful implementation of two multi-million dollar expansions in the last 5 years.

Instrumental in the design and development of new containers and modifications to existing designs to reduce costs and increase productivity.

9/2013-9/2014 Logoplaste, Inc.

Rome, NY

Production Supervisor

Supervised production crew of 8 in the production of PET and HDPE containers for delivery to our on-site customer for filling with edible oils.

Responsible for team safety and well-being during 12 hour rotating day/night shifts.

Ensure production and packaging of containers within specification and at, or above production targets.

Performed process adjustments and minor mechanical repairs to maintain or improve product quality and production efficiencies.

2/2008-9/2013 Nirvana Spring Water

Forestport, NY

Plant Manager

Responsible for the day to day operation of a spring water bottling plant.

Responsible for all hiring, discipline, promotions, and terminations of employees.

Responsible, through co-workers, for the installation and daily maintenance of all equipment used in the production of preforms, bottles, and closures.

Responsible for the contracting and oversight of all outside workers brought in for engineering and design, installation, repair, and infrastructure improvements necessary for the successful implementation of two multi-million dollar expansions in the last 5 years.

Instrumental in the design and development of new containers and modifications to existing designs to reduce costs and increase productivity.

8/2003 - 2/2008 Amcor Rigid Packaging

Site Manager

Responsible for the P/L and daily operation of an on-site plastic bottle

production facility.

Responsible for successful results in auditing processes such as AIB, HACCP, environmental, and safety.

Responsible for all interviewing, hiring, discipline, and succession planning for employees.

Responsible for hiring and oversight of all outside contractors performing work at the facility.

Ordered, received and tracked all repair parts within budgetary allowances.

Preparation of annual operating budget for plant.

Participation on multi-functional teams to develop cost saving and efficiency improving strategies to be employed throughout the company.

Travel throughout the US and Canada to participate in company training and improvement team participation.

Site awarded the President’s Award for highest level safety records 4 out of 5 years.

7/1990 - 8/2003 Amcor Rigid Packaging

Production Supervisor

Supervised a 12 hour production crew made up of 20+ employees.

Responsible for the safety of employees and for production within specification and meeting output goals.

Provide documented monthly safety training.

Participation on safety committee.

Represented the facility on corporate teams tasked with improving efficiencies, saving energy, and reducing scrap.

Prior to working at Amcor, held positions at a Ford Dealership, GM

Dealership, and a commuter airline.

EDUCATION

1980-1985 Husson University Bangor, ME

B.S. Business Administration, majoring in Personnel Administration

1991-1992 McIntosh College Dover, NH

A.A.S. Accounting

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

First Aid/CPR, SAP, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Value stream mapping, Forklift Certification, Certified to train the safe operation of industrial powered trucks, HACCP, AIB auditing, Zenger Miller Front Line Supervisory training, Dale Carnegie, plastics processing course-UMass Lowell, injection molding course-NHCC, Husky injection molding operator training



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