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Manager Safety Officer

Ottawa, Kansas, 66067, United States
January 08, 2018

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Philip M. Korte

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Tombstone, AZ 85638



To acquire the position with your company, contributing to the success as a versatile and innovative management professional skilled at seeing the ”Big Picture” while focusing on any details that needs to be addressed. From my work experiences I have expertise in business development and streamlining processes and systems of Lean Manufacturing. SKILLS

Experience in meat

slaughtering, processing and


Superb time management skills

Leadership in cross functional

teams and work streams

Employment training and

motivational skills

Project planning and

development/ Project


Budgeting and forecasting

Customer relations specialist/

Sales Expertise

Process improvement/problem

solving/Work flow planning

Quality assurance and control

with emphasis on safety


Knowledge and Understanding

of the Importance of QS9000

and QS140001 and their

compliance to attain company


Certified Purchasing Manager

(CPM) Contract negotiations

Unsurpassed work ethic/detail


New product introduction


Results oriented

Strong written and verbal

skills/Microsoft proficient

Performance evaluations

Logistic and risk management

Vendor sourcing

Startups and turnarounds



Phil Korte

Work History

Note: other jobs not listed below include: Modine Radiator, Five years with Iowa Beef (extensive meat processing experience at production line and management levels), Ottawa Truck (Kalmar Ind.), Tombstone Public Works Director (4 years), and restaurant Owner and Night Manager, Tucson, AZ (18 years), Lee Bays Concrete, Tucson, AZ.


Create a Custom Cycles, Tombstone AZ Nov. 2006-2016 Owner-operated and maintained a custom motorcycle company with a dealer network in all fifty states. I have an exceptional relationship with my vender network and have worked closely with them to keep cost down and quality at its highest. I designed an exceptional and proficient assembly line and sub-assembly process in manufacturing a custom line of Quality Built Motorcycles. My other skills of everyday operations include business skills, budgeting strategies, development of “Bill of Materials”, use of current technology to maximize efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of the business. This includes inventory and purchasing, marketing, promotion and sales. Motorcycle Manufacturing Supervisor

Hacienda Custom Cycles, Scottsdale, AZ June 2004-June 2006 Organizing and regulating the production and maintenance operations to guarantee effective return on capital. Reporting and tracking cost projections on new and ongoing projects. Responsible for the overall supervision of the operational system of the production line, and team. Developed “Bill of Materials” for their bike production. Utilized the manpower facilities equipment materials and assets to ensure minimal manufacturing errors, saving the company money. Addressed any safety issues and put in preventive policies. Highly knowledgeable on county, state and federal polices and requirements.


Phil Korte

Motorcycle Manufacturing Supervisor

American Performance Cycles, Las Vegas, NV June 2003-June 2004 Managed the coronation, planning and controlling of the manufacturing production process and crew. Developed “Bill of Materials” for their bike production. Ensured the quality of product, which was the top priority of the company. Responsible for the productivity and motivation of the employees, human resources and safety codes. Production/Manufacturing/Operations Manager

Independence Motorcycles, Tucson AZ Jan.1999-June 2003 Designed Motorcycles from the ground up. Developed “Bill of Materials”. Wrote and produced warranty and repair manual. Designed plant production assembly line and equipment to support efficient cost effective production time. Implemented the Lean Production process and developed an efficient inventory supply chain. Improved quality, reducing come back and keeping customer relations at its highest level. Over all supervisor of operational systems of the plant-24 hour-7 days a week operations. Improved employee training with a system of team work, competence, motivation and reliability, including safety training, saving costs and improving the longevity of employees. Over all leadership of production and business departments. Shop Forman Feb. 1988-Feb. 1999

Pima County Automotive Services

Leadership Position/Shop Forman in charge of all department employees. Oversaw and managed all mechanical repairs and maintenance for Pima County Fleet (Tucson, AZ) of vehicles including law enforcement, fire department, animal control, department of transportation, waste water, landfill and motor-pool, which covered over 2.000 miles of road way and 400 law enforcement vehicles. Designed parts for improving the function of law enforcement vehicles, fire trucks to heavy equipment and animal control vehicle systems. Fabricated tools and equipment specialized to meet the needs on the service department, cutting cost for new equipment, parts and wait time to receive them. Managed nine county owned gas stations and four automotive and heavy equipment repair shops. Trained as a Hazmat First Responder, Rescue Team Member, Hazardous clean Up and Containment Crew, Loss Control and Safety Officer. 4

Phil Korte


MACS(Mobile Air Conditioning) Life Time Certified Forklift Trainer, ONAN Generator Certified, Hazwoper-1st responder, Press Room Die Setter Certified-Modine Radiator, Cadillac Master Craftsman, ASE Master Technician, five years Management Training, Pima County, AZ, Experienced OEM/OES, AZ Food Handler Certification.

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