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February 27, 2018

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Keywords: Vice President of Operations, Plant Manager, Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Lead ISO Quality Auditor, Bulk Chemical, Specialty Chemical, Consumer Goods Manufacturing, Contract Manufacturing, Wet Wipe Manufacturing, FDA Regulated Facility

Craig E. Bennett

5750 Lake Resort Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37415

Cell Phone: 312-***-****

E-mail: ac4mu9@r.postjobfree.com

Accomplishments:

Neovia Logistics

*Decreased velocity and utilization penalties by 20%. Increased average score on customer scorecard from 4.4 to 4.9 (5.0 Scale).

Ricca Chemical

*Reversed a downward trend in deliverability. From over $500,000 in backordered lines to shipping early across three facilities.

Diagnostic Products Corporation

*Thirty-three consecutive months with a decrease in rolling average automation idle time.

*Maintain 100% on-time delivery for 33 consecutive months.

*Increase production by an average of 17% across 5 product lines while

simultaneously decreasing departmental staff.

*Lowered sick time percentage from an average of 30% to less than 7% of available sick hours in less then 18 months.

*Acted as project manager for three major automation upgrades. Completed the FMEA analysis, design review, design of experiments, factory acceptance testing and co-authored IQ/OQ/PQ.

Professional Experience:

2015-Present PLZ Aeroscience, Plant Manager, 310 Brookhollow Industrial Blvd., Dalton, GA

*Overall P&L responsibility for 50 million gross revenue aerosol contract manufacturing facility.

*Eight direct reports (Manufacturing Manager, Warehouse Manager, Comptroller, HR Manager, QC Manager, Compounding Manager, IT Manager, Maintenance Manager)

*Site plagued with bad performance in almost every metric category.

*Stabilized facility performance by driving documentation and training of Standard Work.

*Cleared a 200,000 unit backorder situation within 3 months of taking over facility.

*Reduced customer complaints to a facility low of one complaint in the month of November 2017.

*Reduced direct labor and indirect to an industry acceptable level.

*Initiated 5S, lean manufacturing and six-sigma to the facility.

2013-2015 Ricca Chemical Company, Vice President of Operations, 1841 Broad St., Pocemoke City, MD

*Overall P&L responsibility for three facilities-18.5 million gross revenue.

*Created and updated performance metrics to monitor the facility’s performance to ensure customer service timelines, and KPIs are met.

*Provided oversight and business acumen to employees.

*Set strategic goals and translated those goals into operational objectives.

*Managed resources, including personnel and finances to achieve the objectives in a timely and cost effective manner.

*Improved and enhanced processes at every opportunity.

2011-2013 Dreumex Inc., Director of Operations, 3445 Board Rd., York, PA.

*Ultimate P & L responsibility for the facility.

*Responsible for day-to-day operations of Operations, Quality, Purchasing, Planning, Sales, Shipping, and administrative staff.

*Develop and monitor KPI’s .

*Maximization of capacity through production scheduling, raw material

availability, labor requirement and customer requirements.

*Hire, train, develop management staff and created work standards for all personnel.

*Develop and manage productivity and process improvement plans utilizing continuous improvement techniques.

*Minimized operating expenses by controlling raw material inventory levels, labor minimization, and increased process efficiency.

*Ensured shop production was optimal and goals were met or exceeded with respect to productivity, output rates, cycle times, yields, etc.

*Created a work environment that drives operational excellence and an accident-free operation.

2007-2011 Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, Franchisee/Owner, 5400 Highway 67, Mooresville, Indiana.

*Implement and manage facility policy, procedure and quality compliance.

*Develop and manage a facility plan which ensures proper allocation of available assets to meet daily business requirements while effectively managing expenses.

*Maximization of capacity through production scheduling, raw material

availability, labor requirement and customer requirements.

*Hire, train, develop management staff and created minimum work standards for all personnel.

*Develop and manage productivity and process improvement plans utilizing continuous improvement techniques.

*Minimized operating expenses by controlling raw material inventory levels, labor minimization, and increased process efficiency.

*Ensured shop production was optimal and goals were met or exceeded with respect to productivity, output rates, cycle times, yields, etc.

*Created a work environment that drives accident-free operations.

2006-2007 Nice Pak Products, Manager of Quality Assurance, One Nice Pak Rd., Mooresville, Indiana. World leader in the wet wipes/baby wipes industry with a gross revenue in excess of 400 million. Total employee base of 150 with 3 direct reports. Ending salary of 70,000.

*Certified Lead ISO Auditor

*Training supervisors and operators in quality principles and techniques.

*Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2000 procedures and customer specifications.

*Interfacing with customers and internal leadership to ensure understanding and address quality issues.

*Establishing performance targets and monitoring actual progress against plan.

*Ensuring that all quality dept. staff meets all plant safety standards.

*Develop and manage plant productivity and process improvement plans utilizing continuous improvement techniques.

*Assisting in establishing lean manufacturing practices.

*Ensured plant production was optimal and goals were met or exceeded with respect to productivity, output rates, cycle times, yields, etc.

*Created a work environment that drives incident-free operations.

*Ensured optimal performance in environmental compliance, health and safety.

*Developed collaborative interdepartmental working relationships.

*Maintaining the strictest adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practices.

*Oversight of capital projects.

*Manage facility expense budget.

*Implement local contracts and manage the costs to provide for routine and unscheduled maintenance on plant facilities, and material handling equipment.

2001-2006 Diagnostic Products Company, Manager, Packaging Operations, 5700 W. 96th St., Los Angeles, California. Diagnostic Products Corporation is a worldwide provider of immunodiagnostic systems and reagents. Gross sales in excess of 500 million. Total employee base of 2,200. Ending Salary of 94K/yr. + bonus.

*Carried out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.

*Oversees, manages, prioritizes, coordinates and assigns the daily activities of a multi-site manufacturing/packaging, assembly, inventory control, warehouse operations and assigned staff of 110 (including 5 direct reports).

*Interfaces and collaborates with department heads to insure a synchronized flow of scheduled products.

*Ensures all manufacturing/packaging/dispensing, assembly, inventory control, warehouse operations are in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and the Company's policies and procedures, and applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

*Complex and time sensitive scheduling of perishable biological reagents and assays.

*Coordinates and approves departments SOPs, batch records, general manufacturing, engineering, inventory control specifications, departmental programs, reports, and personnel and safety compliance records. Development of departmental budgets.

*Oversees, participates and approves the interviewing, hiring, and training of departmental employees; conducts performance evaluations for direct reports and assists direct reports with performance evaluation process for their units.

*Provides support, direction and coaching to subordinate employees in the areas of hiring, training, disciplinary action, problem resolution, planning, and work assignment delegation.

*Keeps director apprised of all process issues, trouble shoots and resolves problems.

*Ensures project deadlines and performance standards are established and met.

*Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.

*Reviews procedures on an on-going basis seeking ways to improve efficiency enhance safety and ensure compliance.

*Ensure weekly/monthly plan attainment is achieved.

*Reviews/approves manufacturing specifications/validation protocols.

*Approves/recommends purchase of capital equipment and supplies.

*Interface with external contacts/vendors to facilitate the acquisition of raw materials and capital equipment.

*Acted as project manager for three major automation upgrades (please see accomplishments below).

Education:

1991-1994 University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Bachelors of Science, Chemistry

Conferred May 3, 1994

3.2 GPA while working full time to finance education and family, as well as doing independent genetic research to elucidate the genetic causes of Alzheimer's Disease. Research culminated in a first author publication in an international scientific journal.

Military Service:

1984-1990 United States Army, Ft. McClellan Military Police Co., Ft.

McClellan, AL. Achieved rank of sergeant E-5. Responsibilities included upholding the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

Computer Skills:

*Windows Office Suite Programs: Advanced Use



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