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Manager Manufacturing

Riverside, California, United States
April 16, 2018

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Jay C. Liang Corona, CA ***** 909-***-****


15+ years of results-driven Management experience with multi-faceted of manufacturing/ production operations. Very detail oriented, with a real sense of urgency, and clear focus on priorities. Strong general management qualifications in manufacturing process improvement, leadership, trouble shooting and problem solving. Recognized for ability to identify continuous change actions to improve production efficiency, reduce cost, lead times, and enhance quality, improve delivery on time and increase profit margins. A highly motivated leader with extensive experience background, have ability to train, coach and motivate teams to peak performance. Other areas of expertise are:


Zodiac Aerospace, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Production Manager / Inventory Control Manager March 2012 – Current

Responsible and managing all Production and Stockroom with staff of 115 employees producing Aircraft Seats. Directly supervise and coordinate the daily activities of production including Fabricators, Painters, assemblers, Mechanics and Stockroom Clerks. Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and build priority to meet daily production goals.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed a very skilled/ versatile working force and reduction of poor performing employees.

Developed manufacturing methods and procedures to maximize work flow and manpower utilization.

Conducted daily meetings to identify and resolve issues and delivery on time to customer.

Improved efficiency by 25%

Reduced operation Takt time by 40%

Gentex Corporation, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Production Manager March 2008 – March 2012

Full operating management responsibility for the Management Operating System, development, and supervise Respiratory Department (Life Support Systems for Military and Aerospace Industries) with 35 employees.

Key Accomplishments:

Introduced series of productivity improvement, process re-engineering, cost reduction, production output, quality, and customer satisfaction.

Reduced lead-time by 65% through implementation of one-piece workflow through Kaizen methodology. Saving $100 K in direct labor through reduction in overtime costs.

Created Lean Manufacturing and 5S through elimination of waste and un-needed tools, and materials.

Applied expertise leader skill to develop and coach lead personnel.

Sensor System Solutions/ Advanced Custom Sensors, Irvine, CA

Plant Manager June 1999 – January 2008

Responsible and managing day-to-day operations with start-up and development company of manufacturing sensors products.

JP Technologies, Inc., San Bernardino, CA

Manufacturing Manager March 1996 – June 1999

Supervise and responsible for Gaging Services Department with staff of 20 employees, manufacturing foil strain gage and gage installation.

Revere Transducers Inc., Cerritos / Tustin, CA

Manufacturing Manager/ Supervisor October 1984 – March 1996

Supervise and responsible for manufacturing staff of 105 employees, producing sensors and load cells.


Education/ Training:

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA

Whittier College. Whittier, CA

Supervision and Management Skills

Business Communications

American Management Association (A.M.A.) - Certificate of Achievement

Seminars: Supervisory Development, Leadership Skills, Team Training

Business Development

Business Management

High Performance Leadership

Six Sigma - Green Belt

Leadership and Influence

Communication Strategies

Employee Motivation

Coaching and Mentoring

Conflict Resolution

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