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Manager Manufacturing

Location:
Mars, Pennsylvania, 16046, United States
Posted:
February 22, 2018

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ROBERT G. HOEY

*** ****** **** **.

Mars, PA ****6

724-***-**** (Mobile)

e-mail: ac4kdz@r.postjobfree.com

OVERVIEW:

Seasoned manufacturing executive with a passion for driving improvements. Strong technical, managerial and leadership skills coupled with a broad business perspective. Demonstrates a professional attitude, and displays good business judgment and ethics. Proven track record of successful global startups and efficiency improvement through implementation of Lean Manufacturing and other improvement techniques.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Successful startup of manufacturing operations in U.S., Mexico, India & Taiwan & engineering startup in India

Grew a $35M architectural products business to $100M in 9 years.

Significant operational improvements achieved in all locations.

Extensive experience in many industries and volume/mix scenarios.

Aggressive approach to applying discipline to the basic blocking and tackling of operations.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

FORMS AND SURFACES, Pittsburgh, PA 10/07 - Pres

Vice President of Manufacturing

Responsible for $100 million manufacturing operation producing architectural products such as elevator interiors, doors, wall systems, benches, lighting and laminated glass.

Focus on international growth and operational improvements

9 Manufacturing Plants in North America; Manufacturing Plants in India & Taiwan

Engineering successfully relocated to India

Multiple plant startups and consolidations

XALOY INCORPORATED, New Castle, PA 8/05 – 9/07

Vice President, N.A. Manufacturing

Responsibility for US manufacturing operations producing injection and extrusion molding screws and barrels, and heat transfer rolls. Primary focus was fast financial improvement and Lean implementation to position business for sale.

Focus on 5S, TPM, SMED & KAIZEN

7 US Manufacturing Plants

BOSTON GEAR, Charlotte, NC 3/05 – 7/05

Operations Manager

Operations responsibility for $55 million gear and gear box manufacturing facility. Primary focus was a successful ERP conversion, and Lean implementation.

Focus on TPM, SMED & KAIZEN

295,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

HOFFMAN ENCLOSURES, Mount Sterling, KY 3/02 – 11/04

General Manager

Primary goal of position was to drive profitable growth of business losing $3.2 million/yr. Increased sales from $38 million to over $50 million, and reduced operating loss to $1.5 million in 1 year. Aggressive pursuit of more complex enclosure business, coupled with relentless implementation of Lean Manufacturing was the primary improvement strategy. Product lines included standard, modified & custom large sheet metal industrial enclosures.

40 Kaizen events in 2004

Significant success w/Kanban, 5S and Pull

>30% Sales Growth in 1 Year

310,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

EATON CORPORATION 11/86 – 3/02

EATON - CUTLER HAMMER, Reynosa, Mexico

Plant Manager, 3/99-3/02

Initial focus of this position was overhaul and turnaround of an operationally distressed business, in conjunction with significant downsizing to align with contracting markets. Operational performance improved through aggressive implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques. Product lines include electro-mechanical switches and hydro-magnetic circuit breakers serving various commercial, telecommunications and transportation customers.

Significant success w/Std. Work & 5S

Workforce reduced 60%

Managed 300 Employees

110,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

EATON - AEROSPACE, Sarasota, FL

Operations Manager, 5/98-2/99

New position resulting from plant wide reorganization. Responsible for all manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, production control, purchasing and customer service for $30 million aerospace relay business.

Significant success w/Std. Work Kanban & 5S

Pace Setting plant in Six Sigma

Managed 350 Employees

125,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

Manufacturing Manager, 5/96-4/98

Responsible for final assembly and component fabrication in Sarasota, FL and pilot operations in Milwaukee, WI and Reynosa, Mexico for a vertically integrated $65 million switch and relay business. Direct reports included Manufacturing Services Manager and three Production Managers. Key processes/departments include final assembly, fabrication (plastic/rubber molding, machining, stamping, welding, brazing, glassing & plating) manufacturing engineering, tool design, tool room, plant engineering and maintenance. Implemented Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve throughput and reduce cycle times. Responsible for Six Sigma Process Improvement program for Aerospace Operations (10 plants worldwide).

Managed 500 Employees

Manufacturing Services Manager, 2/93-4/96

Staff position responsible for Sarasota and Milwaukee component fabrication, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, plant engineering, maintenance, tool design, and tool room. Actively involved in plant strategic & tactical planning as well as daily business management. Managed quality engineering for 1 year during Quality Manager recruiting period.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Fabrication, 2/92-1/93

Managed fabrication manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, and tool design. Responsibility for development of new, and support of existing switch & relay components. Leader of cross-functional product support team program. Active in numerous plant improvement teams. Zenger Miller interpersonal skills instructor.

Manufacturing Engineer, 11/86-1/92

Developed and maintained manufacturing processes used to produce switch and relay components. Responsibilities included tooling/process development, equipment acquisition, cross-functional team leadership, cost reductions and process control. Responsible for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) training.

EDUCATION:

2001 MBA

UNIVERSITY OF SARASOTA, Sarasota, FL

1989 CERTIFIED IN PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY CONTROL MANAGEMENT

APICS

1986 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - WELDING ENGINEERING

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Columbus, OH



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