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Customer Service Sales

Republic, OH, 44867
March 20, 2018

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Bill Bartley

**** *. **. *

Republic, OH *****

Home Phone 419-***-****


To obtain a position in the Management, Direction and Growth of a well established manufacturing company with the opportunity for long-term employment and upward mobility within the organization.


28 Years of Manufacturing experience in the Materials Management and Accounting Fields.

Implemented Lean Scheduling techniques to drive cost improvements.

Ford 8D problem solving, Horizon Leadership training, BGSU Lean Manufacturing Program

Effective participation in multiple Kaizens, including surplus and obsolete material handling, setup reduction time, work cell arrangement for product flow.

Created analytical tools to evaluate production flow and inventory trends.


1994-Present Materials Manager Jacobson MFG – Tiffin, LLC Tiffin, OH

Horizon Technology Group was the owner of our plant until 2007, at which time Continental/Midland – Jacobson Manufacturing purchased the facility. Monomoy Capital Partners purchased our plant in July 2014, keeping the name Jacobson MFG – Tiffin, LLC within the Continental/Midland Group of companies.

Jacobson MFG – Tiffin, LLC is a Tier One Cold Formed Parts supplier to the automotive industry. These parts include wheel nuts and difficult specialty niche fasteners. Jacobson MFG – Tiffin, LLC is part of the Continental/Midland group of companies. The entire group has annual sales of $275,000, of which the Tiffin plant has annual sales of $27,000,000. Our customers are Chrysler, General Motors, Lear, BAE, TRW, Nexteer, Autoliv, Hitachi, Toyota, Fisher Dynamics, Luk and others. The Tiffin Facility is 80,000 Sq. Ft., employs 55 full time people and 15 temporary people.

Responsibilities include:

• Precisely schedule production for cold forming operations and secondary operations, with proper lead times and optimum inventory levels.

• Maintain and update job process routings and bill of materials.

• Raw Material, Component and Subcontracting procurement.

• Evaluate new sources for raw material, components and outside processing.

• Monitor EDI releases and customer order changes. Approve and adjust customer spot orders.

• Resolve customer service issues.

• Created and implemented tooling costing, purchasing, bill of material, inventory control and standard tool life program.

• Implemented MFG PRO, Baan and Plex MRP systems and have used IBM system 36 MRP system.

• Control production and production inventory.

• Supervise shipping and receiving department.

• Direct flow to and from outside processors.

• Responsible for customer performance ratings. Ford DDL, Chrysler Smart, GM CCA …

• Prepare and track monthly metrics, including supplier delivery performance.

• Supervise wheel nut cell personnel and activities.

• Supervise accounting/finance and purchasing.

• Analyze and determine cause of material and purchase price variances.

• Using costing system establish optimum production quantities.

• Prepare annual budget, including labor budget, machine capacity reports, unit cost summary.

• Help prepare annual cost savings targets and programs.

• Responsible for standard job costing, developing overhead rates, labor rates for costing and quoting.

• Analyze & develop customer label formats.

1989-1997 Plant Controller Horizon Technolgy Group – Tiffin, LLC. Tiffin, OH

Jacobson MFG – Tiffin, LLC is a Tier One Cold Formed Parts supplier to the automotive industry. These parts include wheel nuts and difficult specialty niche fasteners.

• General Ledger Management.

• Prepared Financial Statement (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flow).

• Supervised Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

• Managed Banking and Cash Management reporting and filing.

• Evaluated and analyzed labor and material variances, report to supervision for correction.

• Inventory control and audited physical inventory.

• Created accurate standard costs for finished goods and raw materials.

• Produced annual budget using created overhead, labor and material standards.

• Analyzed Production Order and Purchase Price variances.

• Bank Reconciliations.

• Controlled fixed asset records assigned depreciation methods.

• Prepared individual part cost sheets and part cost accounting records.

• Prepared PBC worksheets for annual audit.

• Prepared Property Tax, Sales and Use Tax and State Tax Returns.

• Supervise Payroll functions and related taxes.

• Maintain and update job process routings and bill of materials.


University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

B.A. Accounting,1989

References Available upon Request

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