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Operations Management

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
February 24, 2018

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MARK E. HUBBARD, SR. (402) ***-****

Professional Summary

I am an Operations Control/Materials professional with a variety of highly developed hands-on skills and management experiences. My core skills have evolved throughout my career to meet the challenges of an ever-changing planning and scheduling environment. I am skilled in the use of complex planning tools, and have written detailed procedures on the use of computers in manufacturing operations. In addition, I have taught the use of various software programs in corporate sponsored training sessions with significant success in leadership, problem solving, business strategies, customer service, and satisfaction.


Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Business Administration


American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification for Materials and Capacity Requirements Planning

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification for Execution and Control of Operations

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)


Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)


Professional Affiliations

American Production Inventory Control Society

American Business Association

Software Experience

Microsoft Office including MS-Project, Word, Access, and Excel; Maxim; ManMan; Dbase; Ami-Pro; Glovia; AS400; BPICS; JDE; SAP; QAD; Lotus; MFGPRO

Key Clients/Employers

Midwest Door and Hardware, Lincoln, NE; Operations Manager (July 2016-Jan 2018)

Tenneco, Inc., Seward, NE; Sr. Materials Manager II (Aug 2013-July 2016)

SMS-NA, LLC, Buffalo Grove, IL; Sr. Area Manager (Aug 2012-July 2013)

Texas Power Systems, Seguin, TX; Production Control Manager (Nov 2010-May 2012)

Toyotetsu, San Antonio, TX; Production Control Manager (April 2007-Oct 2010)

Business Development / Continuous Improvements

Global forecast planning for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda USA, and Honda UK

3-year recipient of Honda, Ford, and Chrysler quality performance awards

Transformed marketing forecasts into achievable production plans

Drive continuous improvement activities

Increased internal/external customer satisfaction while reducing costs

Improved on-time delivery scores for multiple business segments

Chaired various Kaizen teams relating to TPS, Lean Manufacturing, and Kanban

Chaired production meetings to ensure requirements and schedules met SIOP directives

Attended bi-annual production planning summit with major OEM customers

Directed IT and Logistics support for domestic and off-shore distribution centers

Coordinated with engineering in product development and production of prototypes

Analyzed raw material requirements utilizing MRP and other forecasting modules

Managed $4.5M of finished goods inventories using ERP and DRP

Daily EDI monitoring and customer requirement downloads

Logistics and Materials Management

Ensured cross-department functionality of production, planning, scheduling, distribution, inventory, purchasing, and MRO

Executed financial target metrics, as well as departmental profit and loss

Initiated aggressive inventory reduction plan to achieve 50% reduction in raw materials and 35% reduction in finished goods

Developed initiative to sell obsolete and slow-moving inventory

Initiated VA/VE process to increase production output by 25%

Utilized MPS and production plans to create labor requirements and resource plans

Acted as liaison between the corporate sales department and production control

Managed and coordinated strategic activities, contract negotiations, vendor relation and resources for items related to packaging, raw materials, and MRO purchasing

Implemented control mechanisms to achieve timely shipments and production schedule stability.

Ensured new product launch schedules were supported

Developed policies to ensure compliance with Federal government regulations

Assisted in short and long term forecast and profitability analysis

Team development, mentoring, and leadership

Conducted and coordinated market research, proposals and market analysis

POS systems development and operations

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