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Operations Manager / Production Manager

Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
February 09, 2018

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Daniel Nelson

Peckville, PA *****


Objective: To secure a permanent and challenging position that will allow me to utilize and build upon my professional experience, superior leadership and interpersonal skills.

Work Experience:

Aramark 2012-2018

-Production Manager, October 2014 to January 2018


• Ensure that all operators are properly trained to operate the equipment in safe, efficient manner.

• Control costs of material, direct/indirect labor and equipment in accordance to budget.

• Direct and supervise the production employees. Coach to improve performance.

• Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local laws/regulations that affect market center operations and safety, while promoting safety policies and awareness.

• Maintain effective relationship with all internal and external customers.

• Conduct performance evaluations for employees providing specific and detailed feedback on their management and leadership skills and the attainment of their respective goals and objectives.

• Implemented, supervised, and maintained continuous improvement programs based on a Total Quality Management philosophy and ISO 9001 as our documentation foundation.

-Territory Manager, March 2014 to October 2014


• Review current programs and introduce new products and/or services to continuously meet and exceed our customer’s needs.

• Attain annual quota on direct sales, and identify ways to grow margin while identifying process and cost improvements for customers.

• Problem solve and effectively work with peers and clients on Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.

• Conduct quarterly customer business reviews with executive level representation.

• Identify sales opportunities and forward to the appropriate ARAMARK sales professionals.

• Manage a Top 30 customer list, and proactively complete contract extensions.

• Manage proper inventory rotation and levels in customer accounts.

-Distribution Manager, February 2013 to March 2014


• Manage to ensure operational excellence in all warehouse/ distribution areas.

• Evaluate the work methods, procedures, and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement of product for delivery to our customers.

• Ensures a safe work environment through education and training, promoting safety awareness and accountability, and identifying safety opportunities.

• Provide direction and assistance to management team about required resources needed to respond to workload variances.

• Monitor and enhance individual performance through clearly defined expectations, training, coaching and counseling to required results.

• Ensures all policies are adhered to and effectively managed.

-Production Supervisor, July 2012 to February 2013


• Responsible for the assistance of the smooth, safe and efficient operation of the plant.

• Maintain high quality standards for all garments and other goods, with a focus on providing outstanding service to our customers. Establish goals that motivate and challenge each team member to go above and beyond expectations.

• Direction and supervision of all plant employees with the overall goal being a positive work environment.


•BA in Sociology, Kutztown University BA, December 2002

•Business Management, Drexel University, September 1997 to June 1998

•Associates in Business Administration, Lackawanna Junior College, May 1997


• 42nd round draft selection of the New York Mets, 1996 amateur baseball draft (1996)

• Lackawanna Junior College Dean's List (1996)

• Full baseball scholarship: Drexel University (1997)

• Free agent selection of the New York Mets (1998)

• Strategic Planning •ISO 9001 / Quality Control •Leadership/Team Building

• Profit & Loss •Regulatory Compliance •DOT Compliance

• Operations/Process Improvement •Cost control strategies •Resource Allocation

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