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Production Supervisor

Portage, Indiana, United States
70,000 annually
April 03, 2018

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Earl Clark


Phone: 219-***-****

Personal Summary

I am a company man, able to work with a wide range of individuals. Working hands-on Supervisor whose best interest is not only for the company, but the employees, collectively. Looking for a place I can have a future and retire with.

Professional Summary

Production Supervisor with 25+ years experience in the chemical industry. Excepitonal leader, problem solving abilities and communication skills. Focused on producing products that meet or exceed customer expectations to help the company reach its goals. A result-driven planning and operation manager successful at exceeding production, revenue and quaility standards through leadership and cross-training. Able to manage 50+ employees and quality control staff effectively on a day to day basis.


Strong leadership abilities

Knowledge of OSHA & EPA regulations

Root cause anaysis

Material handling expertise

Process Safety Management

Chemical Processing

Working knowlege of engineering

Work History

NuFarm of Americas Inc.-Chicago Heights, IL

Chemical Production Supervisor/Production Manager 5/2001 - 8/2017

Adressed all personnel issues promptly and effectively

Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership

Directed improvements in safety, quality, service and cost-effeciently

Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to meet very aggressive production schedules

Successfully managed production activities to ship orders on time

Supervised and worked in the production of herbicides

Supervised with proficiency six production lines, oversaw materials inspection, scheduled production and conducted quarterly inventories

Supervised first shift operations through lean times with more than 50 production operators and assembly and packaging lines

Responsible for safety of all employees

Anderson Development, Gary, IN

Production Manager 4/1990 - 2/ 2001

Worked as an operator making toner resins, promoted to management within 5 years

Created and updated department work orders and reports on a daily basis

Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service and cost-efficiency

Managed product to meet quality requirements

Experienced in Chemical reaction & Distillation


High School diploma from Portage High School, Portage, IN 1987

Trained in many different off site certification programs, Six Sigma Green Belt, RCRA, Root Cause Analysis

Trained in all Industrial Safety programs such as Working @ heights,Ladder safety, Hot Work permits, Lock out Tag out


Key person through company reorganization, reconfiguring and growth

Leader of many safety meetings and training procedures

Proficient in rail car operations-loading and off loading chemicals and and other products

Certified in Root-Cause Analysis

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