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operations/production manager

Dallas, Texas, United States
February 01, 2018

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John Freeney

(972) ***-**** cell


A career with a progressive organization that will use my education, skills, abilities, and experience in an executive capacity, where I can successfully contribute to an operation/supply chain as an effective Operations Manager.


Leadership and Communication

Consistently achieve performance goals by providing organizational leadership and constructive coaching. Able to implement strong interpersonal communication, effective listening, multi-tasking abilities, and time management skills to build coherent supporting business functions.

Convergent and Divergent Thinking

Problem solve by using critical, analytic, strategic, creative, abstract, and integrative thinking. Mind’s eye ability for visualization.

Logistics and Computer Skills

In-depth knowledge of materials management systems and exceptional inventory management skills. Knowledgeable in ERP and information systems (SAP, WBS, Exact Alliance, Scale, Pack Manager). Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).


Production Manager October 2017- Current

National Property Solutions Group (NPSG) Fort Worth, Texas Contractor Services

Project work for Amazon start up location in Grapevine (FTW6 site)

Responsible for managing the production of item storage PODs designed for robot logistics transport.

Consulted the Amazon Robotics team on improvement opportunities and viable solutions to combat inefficiencies in regards to labor and production rates.

Daily reporting on production numbers, inventory consumption levels, quality audit findings, and key operations blockers.

Managed build (pre-production) of work stations utilized for POD assembly.

5’s floor layout including cell workstation dimensions and line set up for downstream processes including: value add operations, a central quality sector, and induction points for finished goods.

Packaging Manager October 2016- August 2017

We Pack Logistics Dallas, Texas Packaging Services

Project Leader for Ferrara Candy Company: Net worth $1.3 billion

Created line layouts for packaging projects using customer specifications/requirements while complying with company standards.

Managed/scheduled labor & production lines. Managed a small team of leaders and up to 80 people across 2 facilities and 3 production lines.

Aided high level management in developing pricing models/strategies, per project, to ensure costs were covered and a solid return on investment was within reach.

Formulated effective strategies that enhanced the financial welfare of the organization. Increased revenue to labor ratios, $100,000 net income in 6 months during slow season.

Managed operational must haves: Shipping and receiving, data entry and records, equipment, inventory, labor management, and G&A.

Daily reporting/conferences with colleagues and customers to collaborate and improve business operations.

Created and maintained a positive work environment where employees enjoyed work culture. This resulted in a low turnover ratio and motivated workers which equaled to less time and money spent on retraining.

Operations Supervisor December 2015- September 2016

XLC Services Desoto, Texas Manufacturing Services

Overseeing day-to-day operations

Process implementation & improvement.

Managed/scheduled personnel & production workflow.

Measured & analyzed productivity.

Formulated effective strategies to increase efficiencies and decrease costs.

Daily reporting and safety training.

Developed measures to motivate employees.

Undertook performance evaluations of assigned staff and gauge employees’ personal targets and coached them for any improvements.

Shop Floor Controller January 2014 – December 2015

Precise Food Ingredients Carrollton, Texas Industrial Food Manufacturer

Newly created position in the company; first to hold title prevailing over 11 prospective candidates.

Scheduled production runs.

Controlled work flow through data processing.

Efficiently managed work orders ensuring all information was accurate and complete.

Provided production with labels that met customer specifications and plant requirements.

Processed receiving records for purchase orders including freight bills.

Quality Assurance auditing.

Operations Supervisor July 2011 - December 2013

Nature's Best Flower Mound, Texas Wholesale Distribution

Dealt with the day-to-day issues that arose in the course of business.

Responsible for ensuring that business operations were efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements.

Managed daily operations; collaborated with colleagues to redesign and control the process of production.

Increased throughput, promoted productive efficiency, minimized overtime, introduced creative and innovative ideas to improve processes.

Progressed from entry level to management within the span of 1 year.

Improved group productivity from 70% to 91% efficiency over the course of 3 months.

Warehouse Supervisor July 2006 - November 2009

United Parcel Service (UPS) Dallas, Texas Worldwide Logistics

Overall leadership for a system that supports operations goals by way of overseeing processing of hazardous materials.

Trained employees on hazardous material awareness. Monitored employee work habits and delegated daily tasks.

Maintained compliance by auditing team and facility. Reviewed documents and forms to ensure conformance.

Provided excellent customer service and supported company culture.

Elected employee/supervisor of the month four times in my career at United Parcel Service; twice in my first year working there.


5s and Six Sigma Training November 2017 NPSG

Food Safety Training: GMP, HACCP, BRC, AIB August 2014 Precise Food Ingredients

Hazardous Materials & DOT 49 CFR Certification January 2007 United Parcel Service


University Of North Texas Denton, Texas January 2014 – December 2016

Bachelor’s Degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, Texas August 2013

Associates Degree in Applied Sciences

LANGUAGES: Bilingual; English and Spanish.


I train myself to be physically strong, mentally capable, and spiritually sound. I enjoy fitness and partake in community sports, mixed martial arts, and weight training. I expand my mind through recreational reading… as I traverse my imagination to encounter limitless adventures and countless possibilities. I am a drummer and music aficionado; I believe that “music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything” (Plato). I believe that, as a child of God, I should complete my works with love and through him empower a zest for life.

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