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Manufacturing Manager

Chester, New Hampshire, 03036, United States
February 12, 2018

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Results-driven, skilled Line Leader focused on achieving success and increased productivity through the use of IWS & DMS tools in operations, quality, safety and leadership.


SAP, MS Office, Outlook User

FDA Regulated Site

Hands on leader

Fluent in IWS culture

Cost center owner for $2MM annual budget

Gas room operator trained

Hot work permit issuer/fire watch

Powered Industrial Truck system owner & trainer


Led my team to achieve 83% process reliability while maintaining zero safety and quality incidents. Results driven by driving out losses and building team’s capability.


01/2006 to 7/2017 Line Leader/ Operations Coach for aerosol production line’s

Gillette/Procter and Gamble Andover, MA

Key Skills:


Leader of a three shift production filling operation.

Responsible for daily direction setting, 30 & 90 day plans and annual master plans.

Delivered work and development plans and quarterly 1:1s for all technicians.

Managed training and capability building through the use of a skills matrix.

Delivered annual $2MM budget on target including M&R, S&E, and OT/labor.

Drive HPO culture and flow resources to required area’s

Delivered monthly gap analysis to management with corrective action plan identified.


FDA regulated site ensuring compliance and support of routine audits.

GMP standards in place and maintained against standards.

Able to perform all in-line and in-process quality checks

Safe Start training module’s 1-5 completed

Safety trigger process in place and risk identified at shifty DDS meeting.

User of Track Wise quality alert data base for trending and tracking quality CAPAs.

Problem Solving:

Able to lead Unified Problem Solving tools such as why-why, fishbone, problem statement development and cause/effect.

Use of multi-head camera to collect data and root cause production line loses.

Created standards to deliver systemic results such as Know-Why OPLs, PM procedures, CILs etc.

Used CPS tool with team to minimize downtime and drive improvements

02/2004 to 08/2004 Production Manager

Prestige display & Packaging Fairfield, OH

Established and adjusted work processes to meet production schedules.

Created production line layouts that optimized efficiency and output.

Worked through costing and estimating to establish production goals.

Identified staffing requirements based on required skills.

Schedule contractor labor to cover temporary surges in production requirements.

01/1993 to 01/2004 Plant Manager

Markson Rosenthal & Company Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Oversaw daily operation.

Identified gaps and managed corrective actions.

Managed budgets and recommended cost savings projects.

Developed production line layouts.

Provided a safe culture and work environment for all staffing.

Created and reviewed training plans to build teams capability to ensure full potential of all employees.

Worked with resources to set up new facilities in four new locations within US and Canada.

Worked with customer to ensure satisfaction in quality, cost and delivery.

Education High School Diploma: General

Salem High School Salem, NH, United States

Vast variety of training through Procter & Gamble with signed off step up cards for qualifications.

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