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Manager Project

Location:
Bel Air, Maryland, 21014, United States
Posted:
April 26, 2018

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General/Operations Manager/MBA

Enthusiastic self-starter, goal-driven achiever, and motivated team player with proven track record of success in improving productivity and fostering efficiency, leading diverse teams to a higher level of success, and communicating effectively with all organizational levels.

Trusted leader. Able to maintain determined focus under pressure so that the team can excel. Strong ability to rally the team to meet customer expectations.

Exceptionally passionate about safety, continuous improvement, people development and innovation.

Recognized for delivering projects on time and on budget. Skilled in utilizing visual management tools to quickly communicate project metrics and status.

Core Competencies

Operations / General Management

Organizational Development

Corporate Culture Deployment

Safe Work Place Development

Quality Assurance/Customer Relations

Relationship Building / Retention

Team Development / Facilitation

Continuous Improvement/Lean

Employee Relations / Evaluations

Employment

Worthington Armstrong Venture

Director Manufacturing Support 2014-2018

Performed various duties with emphasis on Lean Manufacturing and Quality Assurance principles for a global network of high volume building products manufacturing plants.

Improved productivity of powder coating process by 50% by reconfiguring load/unload area reducing to one shift.

Lead warehouse finished goods reduction plan to free up floor space to in source co-extrusion manufacturing process.

Co-extrusion process is now generating $500,000 increased margin.

Managed project to insource the manufacture of specialty clips resulting in annual margins increase of $300,000.

Managed the change to move the Quality Control system from individual servers to the cloud. Separate cloud domains were established for the US, France and China. Project had a cost avoidance of $100,000 by eliminating the server upgrade cycle.

Implemented lean practices such a Gemba Boards, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, and Kaizen events.

General Manager, WAVE, Aberdeen, MD 2004-2014

Oversaw the build out and startup of 300,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility. Successfully managed the equipment installation, the staffing of 180 hourly and 20 salaried work force, while maintaining distribution to the customer. Established an 8 step safety process and employee council to build a work culture based on mutual respect and trust.

Improved the operating metrics of the facility every year.

Won the President’s award for safety leadership. Operated the facility for 10 years without a lost time injury.

Maintained a 99% fill rate and claims rate below 0.06% of sales.

Implemented InfinityQS SPC system taking the organization to operator owned quality versus relying on quality inspectors. Redeploying inspectors back into the production workforce reducing need to hire.

General Manager, WAVE, Benton Harbor, MI 2000-2004

Promoted to General Manager

Successfully managed the manufacturing and distribution operation for ceiling suspension systems.

Develop and establish goals for direct reports in line with company goals and objectives.

Responsible for meeting annual direct and indirect cost goals and budgets.

Develop all aspects of employee culture focused on safe work practices, pride in quality, and continuous improvement.

Annual sales of $100 million.

Engineering/Maintenance Manager, WAVE, Benton Harbor, MI 1998-2000

Oversee the construction of 70,000 Sq. Ft. building and the installation of 6 discrete manufacturing lines. Coordinate electrical and mechanical trades to safely install and commission high speed roll forming and stamping equipment as well the pneumatic and hydraulic sub-systems.

Project manager for Greenfield build out of a 70,000 square foot manufacturing facility.

Ensure specifications for the building, and electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and design are being met.

Hire and train maintenance and tool and die personnel.

Engineering/Maintenance Manager, WAVE, Las Vegas, NV 1995-1998

Oversee the brown field startup of 100,000 Sq. Ft. building and the installation of 6 discrete manufacturing lines. Coordinate electrical and mechanical trades to safely install and commission high speed roll forming and stamping equipment as well the pneumatic and hydraulic sub-systems.

Project manager for brown field build out of a 100,000 square foot manufacturing facility.

Ensure specifications for the building, and electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and design are being met.

Hire and train maintenance and tool and die personnel.

Plant Engineer/ WAVE, Malvern, PA 1994-1995

Project manager ceiling grid manufacturing facility.

Implemented the transition from integral end detail to XL clip technology.

Research Scientist/ Armstrong World Industries, Lancaster, PA 1990-1994

Researched new fire rated ceiling grid systems.

Launched new products in Franklin Park, IL and Sparrow’s Point grid plants.

Developed high speed ceiling grid roll forming line.

Education

Grove City College –Grove City, PA

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

University of Phoenix

Masters of Business Administration



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