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Plant Manager

Collingswood, New Jersey, United States
December 05, 2017

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*** **. ****** **. ********, NJ 08096- Phone: 856-***-****


Accomplished and energetic Plant Manager with a solid history of achievement in manufacturing. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include warehousing, production, inventory, quality and maintenance.


Clerical Complex Problem Solving

Time Management Education and Training

Administration and Management Instructing

Coordination Persuasion

Critical Thinking Quality Control Analysis

Judgment and Decision Making Production and Processing

Monitoring Transportation

Social Perceptiveness Operation Monitoring

Mathematics Food Production

Management of Personnel Resources Equipment Maintenance


Plant Manager

TransWeb / Clarcor Industries – Vineland, New Jersey 07/2017 - Present

Revamped and manage all operational budgets.

Review and report daily production numbers to Vice President.

Directly manages all plant operations including Human Resources assistants and Process Engineers.

Implemented and chairs daily operation meetings.

Provides leadership and coaching to all plant employees.

Implemented daily, weekly and monthly key performance indicators.

Oversees creating and approves final of daily and weekly production schedules.

Developed daily production shift report the captures scheduled versus actuals, variances and downtime to increase plant OEE.

Plant Manager

Royal Ingredients LLC- Swedesboro, New Jersey 08/2014-6/2017

Direct and implemented the performance of preventative maintenance on plant equipment.

Develop or manage budgets for operations.

Develop operating plans and schedules for operations.

Review daily logs, reports, maintenance and other records associated with operations.

Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, quality and shipping, receiving and sanitation.

Coordinate plant activities through the planning with building managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Implemented cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.

Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.

Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.

Provides leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives. Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.

Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisors.

Oversee plant operations, maintenance, and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.

Oversee Ecommerce Fulfillment center on a daily basis.

Created and developed HACCP Plan.

Supervised daily Fleet Management including routing and truck maintenance.

Developed multiple Key Performance Indicators in all areas of operations.

Re-slotted warehouse and established fixed and signed locations.

Managed 3 buildings to return back to their original design.

Distribution/Warehouse Manager

Sweet Ovations LLC- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 09/2011-07/2014

Managed over 70 employees’ union and non-union in the largest fruit prep company throughout the US and Europe.

Managed all areas or rework and reclaim product to be rescheduled for production and shipping.

Managed the supply of all raw materials to 6 high volume production lines.

Headed the entire plant scheduling, training and progressive disciplinary daily.

Assisted in the installation of WMS/SAP system and set up addresses and location by bin and type throughout the entire facility.

Enforce safety rules and regulations.

Plan and establish transportation routes with various trucking companies.

Review orders, productions schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notices to determine work sequences and material shipping dates, types, volumes, or destinations.

Perform or schedule repairs or preventive maintenance of vehicles or other equipment.

Warehouse Operations Manager

Barry Callebaut LLC- Pennsauken, New Jersey 09/2007-02/2011

Managed over 30 union warehouse employees and production equipment operators to a world leading chocolate manufacturer.

Supervised central warehouse operations, including traffic management and scheduling containers of gourmet product from overseas.

Administered all daily warehouse operation scheduling; employee shift scheduled, inbox deliveries, picking and loading shipments through WMS/RF scanner system.

Managed all aspects of inventory control; addressing shipping shortages, shipping overages and random inventory cycle counts through SAP/RF scanners system.

Determined new and existing customers warehouse space requirements and accommodate the storage needs.

Ensured appropriate safety regulations are being adhered to; both personnel and inventory safety.

Assisted in reorganizing warehouse operations and freight distributions which resulted on over $500,000 annual saving and a 75% reduction in customer complaints.

Established new handling procedures, which better protects fragile warehouse inventory.

Sr Terminal Manager

Penn Warehouse & Distribution- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 08/1993-07/2007

Directed operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and distribution of materials and keeping warehouse inventory current. Extensive use of RF and VMU scanner units.

Assigned, directed and monitored the actives of 2 local unions and over 60 warehouse employees.

Scheduled daily manpower requirements based on volume, warehouse demands, scheduled overtime and handled customer billing.

Coordinated and monitored vessel activities and vessel order placement.

Responsible for the progressive disciplinary process; counseling, oral and written warnings to ensure a productive labor climate in the work place.

Oversaw warehouse safety program; provided a safe and clean environment within the regulations of all OSHA, local and state regulations.


Penn Foster College- Scranton, Pennsylvania

Online Courses for 1 year: Business Management

Stratford College- Quebec City, QC

Online Courses: Associate of Science: Business Management

Stratford College- Quebec City, QC Certificate in Pharmacy Technician


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, SAP and RF scanner system

American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED Certified

Incident and accident Investigation and Corrective Action Training

Detecting Employee Substance Abuse Training

Safety and Hazard Communications Training

Regulations for Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Highway or Air Certified

Eastern Lift Truck “Train the Trainer” Certified

ANSI Certified Food Handler

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training – Globally Recognized

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