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Production Manager

Location:
Ontario, California, United States
Salary:
65,000
Posted:
April 22, 2018

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ROBERT MEDARIS

www.linkedin.com/pub/robert-medaris/7/191/598

**** ** ****** *** 323-***-****

Ontario, CA 91764 ac47mw@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Results driven professional with over fifteen years managerial experience in office and manufacturing environments, responsible for budget development, staffing quality, documentation and cost control. Consistently recognized for superior performance, creative problem solving abilities and cost reduction initiatives. An effective communicator who works well either independently or as part of a team. Experienced in the fields of Information Technology and Print Production.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Olympic Staffing Nov 2017 – Jan 2018

Contracted for records archival of records for medical claims documents, including preparation and scanning of documents for archival processes.

Provided assistance in Mail Room with inbound and outbound materials per schedule

Avocon Solutions, Inc. May - Oct 2017

Contracted on assignment with a healthcare computer refresh project, inventorying existing computers in the field and documenting findings.

Assisted in refresh of 1,100 computers in a three week period during lights on operations – tasked

Tasked with inventory of computers taken out of service, computers being placed in service and all peripheral components. Updated asset records for hospital campus

Cummins Pacific, Irvine, CA Feb 2015 – Jan 2016

Production Manager, Engine Business

Led effort to consolidate two locations into a single facility while maintaining customer deliverables. Responsible for goals, performance evaluations, supporting HSE functions, assuring products were prepared and shipped per schedule and executing consolidation.

Project Manager, led to consolidation of two location’s operations into a single location to maximize floor space and manpower while maintaining production and delivery schedule. All efforts were establish to make the transition transparent to the clients.

As Production Manager, trained staff on weekly EHS topics.

As Production Manager, developed documentation for work processes to improve workflow, quality, reporting and accountability.

As Production Manager, worked to resolve inventory issues from the two locations.

As Production Manager, monitored quality of inbound and outbound product, established plans to select freight companies for product shipments.

Established rates for routine task to be monitored for performance.

The Soccer Station, San Dimas, CA Nov 2013- Jan 2015

Owner / Proprietor

Acquired existing retail soccer store. Operated the store for a little over a year.

SUPERMEDIA, Los Alamitos, CA May 2007- Jun 2013

Business Analyst/ Supervisor of Publishing Operations

Responsible for supporting: Business Operations, On Line Directories, Marketing and Customer Care. Supervised three production departments, establishing goals, performing evaluations, focusing on quality and establishing training needs.

Led a project team to reduce material costs by approximately $350k and mailing costs by approximately $250k while improving delivery time to printer by 45% by converting to a paperless process.

Developed, documented and implemented a strategy to streamline the process for customer supplied corrections eliminating reworks by 30% by re-evaluating existing processes and designed a new workflow to improve quality and expedite corrections.

Led a project team to improve control for print error reduction by 50%, due to color related matters, and improve quality. This was accomplished through an introduction of a new documented process.

Minimized equipment leases using technology and improved workflows.

Led project to maximize floor space utilization.

Assisted in process to address emergency evacuation processes.

Developed documentation and training to improve departmental functions and quality while enlightening staff to additional software features.

Served as the Project Lead for a process to reduce the number of telephone directories mailed to advertisers. This resulted in an 800K book reduction and associated mailing costs equating to roughly approximately $2.5M in savings. Additionally, this resulted in a subsequent project to resolve erroneous client addresses in the quality system databases.

VERIZON, Los Angeles, CA Sep 1990- May 2007

(Los Angeles Directory Printing Plant)

Manager of Pre-Press and On Line Directories

Managed a team of 22 associates responsible for providing materials to Printing Operations on a scheduled basis in a 24/7 operation with a $4M departmental budget. Established goals, performed evaluations and established training. Documented and reviewed departmental processes for quality and compliance. Additionally, worked with Management, Sales and Customer Service when new clients were brought on board.

Established a team that capitalized on reduced internal billing costs by $400K while improving delivery time by 15% through the conversion of digital proof of publication.

Developed, documented and trained a team that established a base system for organizational use that reduced first time client queries by approximately 85%. The base system was further used as a Sales collateral tool and long term electronic library reducing storage costs by approximately $225K annually.

Assumed responsibility for CD processes. This function had been outsourced for the previous four years. Savings were approximately $350K. Additionally reduced mailing costs by approximately $10K annually.

Led project to streamline departmental workflow resulting in a 10% improvement in productivity and increasing quality.

Additionally established quality standards for electronic products.

Supported ISO 9002 by establishing quality reviews and proactive processes in printing.

Supervised and trained a conversion of film based directory print processing to digital processing. Conversion effort resulted in reducing overall supplies by approximately $200K annually and allowed for a 45% improvement in quality with a 40% reduction in departmental staffing.

Established an alternative work schedule that reduced overtime cost by 80% while maintaining facility’s 24/7 production schedule, operations and quality.

Documented departmental and client specifications.

Worked with departments to establish and document vehicles to confirm product content.

Dotted line authority over Sheet fed press operations.

Team member for Business Continuity.

Team member for Safety Committee.

EDUCATION

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA

Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona CA

Creo USA (280 hours technical training)

ESI International (Business Analysis training)

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office 2003 & 2010

Adobe Creative Suite 5

Proprietary AMDOCS applications

Joomla CMS experience

Experience with Solaris, IBM VM, Mac OSX, Windows XP, Windows 7

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Verizon: ISO 9002 Certification 1999-2005

Verizon: Year 2000 Test Team

Verizon: Disaster Recovery

Verizon: Management Development 1 & 2



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