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Project Plant Manager

Cortland, Ohio, 44410, United States
February 03, 2018

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Roger Johnson **** Warren Meavville Rd Courtland, OH 44410 (C): 330-***-****

PLANT MANAGER – Management Trainer

Detail oriented, performance-driven professional with 10+ years of project management experience executing

complex multi-functional projects totaling $3-$5 million in the foundry industries. Proven

ability to accomplish client goals as a result of a keen understanding of project requirements, planning, scheduling

and coordinating each aspect of a project from client vision to closeout. Highly skilled in leading teams and client

initiatives, communicating and managing, contractors and associates. Recognized for

broad industry knowledge, focus and attention to every aspect of a project.

Project Management Skills

Lead and participate in all aspects of a project, utilizing workflow processes and communication plans to ensure proper project team engagement at major milestones and checkpoints.

Set up trucking, melt department making brass and bronze and ran chemistries.

Interface with CEO, communicating project status, decisions, and risk resolutions through

weekly meetings and reporting.

Coordinate Planning & Development of company through site inspections, and strategy review for both short-term facilities improvements and long-term capital and master planning.

Mitigate conflicts by developing solutions with the project team, allowing for quick resolution.

Areas of Expertise and Software Proficiency

Project Management Budgets & Forecasting Planning & Coordination

Subcontractor Supervision Project Proposals Contract Negotiations Procurement

Quality Control Estimating Microsoft Office Global Shop


Oakes Foundry Inc., Warren, OH - April 2004 to November 2017

Plant Manager

Draft and implement schedules and budgets.

Review and coordinate Plant production.

Coordinate the safety program with onsite safety personnel.

Production observation and inspection to ensure quality of work, special provisions and standard specifications.

Ohio Cast Products, Canton, OH April 1991 to April 2004

Supervisor/ Trainer

Responsible for overall production line

Supervise, direct and plan all work for molding line includes: Excavation, pouring of metals.

Record and monitor crew production rates to ensure schedule was being met.

Prepared daily reports for owners recapping daily activities, production, and expenses.

Advised crews on production issues.

Established and maintained owner/client relationships resulting in opportunities for repeat clientele.

Managed and tracked expenses on a daily and weekly basis to ensure budget was being met.

Responsible for final approval of all field reports and drilling logs.

Conduct weekly safety meetings and manage overall project safety

Assisted Project Managers with set up of hunter machines for production, check set ups to keep scrap down and production moving.

Negotiated and resolved disputes with subcontractors and suppliers.

Performed quantity tracking, change orders, progress payments and procurement of permanent materials.

Performed quality control inspections and corrected any deficiencies.

Prepared daily schedules.

Prepared and tracked project labor and material costs on a weekly and monthly basis.

Provided input on production or machine issues.

Maintained project safety awareness and enforced project safety policy.

Education & Training

Kent State University at Stark- Canton, OH


Spectrograph Certification

Spectro Unit Certification

U.S. citizen / Extensive Domestic travel / Willing to travel

Excellent references available upon request

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