Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Highly motivated, and a demonstrated success.
I create significant ideas, methods and beneficial procedures.
Innovative Electronic Designs
2011 to Present
Manages Manufacturing, Final Assembly, Test and Logistics departments. Ensure products meet customer standards. Publishes and executes master schedule. Maintains optimal inventory levels of raw materials, finished goods and purchased components. Manages outsourced production options including scheduling and managing the Arizona location. Demands a clean and organized floor layout using 5S principles. Completes staff performance reviews based on employee goals and company expectations. Implemented lean principles and leads continuous improvement team. Led the implementation of plant forecasting procedures.
Reduced customer lead times from over 6 months to 21 days in first 18 months.
Increased production by 23% while reducing labor costs by 18% in the second year.
Eliminated customer complaints in the warranty department in the first 4 months.
Drove down first pass failure rates to lower than 2% from 15% in 36 months.
Silver Creek Leather
New Albany, IN
2007 to 2011
Managed Quality, Production, Maintenance, and Logistics departments. Ensured products met customer standards. Published and executed master schedule. Maintained optimal inventory levels on raw materials and purchased components. Created and tracked cost sheets to effectively track labor, material, and production costs. Communicated with customers regarding orders and shipment progress. Managed outsourced production options. Maintained a clean and organized floor layout using 5S principles. Developed and implemented preventative maintenance schedule. Led and directed safety committee. Completed staff performance reviews based on employee goals and company expectations.
Implemented JIT and Kaizen principles to eliminate overflow and out of stock conditions.
Increased production to allow for a 25% sales growth year over year.
2005 to 2007
Forecasted sales demand. Scheduled production and packaging operations for Kentucky and Mexico plants. Increased efficiency and reduced labor costs while maintaining optimal inventory levels. Headed continuous improvement team. Monitored supervisor and team member performance according to employee handbook and expectations. Monitored and reduced scrap. Maintained a clean and organized floor layout using 5S principles. Communicated and ensured adherence to production plan. Worked closely with Warehouse Manager to ensure integrity of inventory. Utilized motivational management style to increase production and employee morale. Actively engaged as a safety committee member.
Brought Clover Technologies out of a behind condition in less than one month. Company was backordered 200,000 units. Eliminated backorders and maintained a safety stock position using a priority system.
Increased overall plant yields by 35% using product flow analysis and scrap monitoring methods.
Senior Production Supervisor
Plastech Engineered Products
2003 to 2005
Ensured quality products. Trained and scheduled operators. Directed production changes. Monitored and reduced scrap. Determined causes of downtime and scrap. Enforced company policies and procedures. Maintained a clean and organized floor layout using 5S principles. Was instrumental in starting up Louisville Riverport Plant. Led daily operator shift change meetings with approximately 50 employees. Worked with process engineers to develop time studies and flow charts to maximize work station lay out. Worked with quality engineers on root cause analysis and corrective actions regarding customer complaints.
Eliminated shift quality problems. Program was so successful, General Manager implemented it on all shifts in Louisville and at sister plants.
Developed Shift Report to evaluate downtime and scrap on a daily basis. Due to its success, General Manager implemented program on all shifts in Louisville and at sister plants.
Southern Indiana Plastics, Inc.
2000 to 2003
Managed quality, production, maintenance, and logistics departments. Scheduled machines. Resolved quality issues with customers. Hired and trained employees. Quoted new business. Supported company President on customer visits/sales calls. Developed and maintained QS program. Ensured quality products at acceptable levels by monitoring quality check procedures. Maintained a clean and organized floor layout using 5S principles. Managed inventory levels for JIT shipments. Implemented Kanban System for purchasing raw materials. Monitored supervisor and team member performance according to employee handbook and expectations.
Increased plant sales from $200,000 per year to $1,800,000.
Improved on-time delivery from 85% to 99%.
Quality concern incidents dropped from one per week to one per quarter.
Beach Mold and Tool, Inc.
New Albany, IN
1995 to 2000
Ensured quality products. Trained and scheduled operators. Directed production changes. Monitored and reduced scrap. Analyzed downtime and scrap. Enforced company policies and procedures. Verified paperwork to ISO and QS standards. Machine troubleshooting.
Traveled to Ireland to start up sister plant. Trained new employees and qualified processes.
Enabled company to realize profitability within two months.
Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana University Southeast
Career Development Program, Beach Mold and Tool, Inc.
Led Leatherwork Merit Badge at the BSA Centennial Jamboree
Prepared to provide immediate as well as long-term contributions