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Production Supervisor

Manteca, CA
March 23, 2018

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Javier Almanza


Objective: To be a contributing member of a progressive organization that will utilize my knowledge, background, training, and diverse work experience while continuing to provide professional challenges.

Profile: My background includes manufacturing, process control and improvement, personnel management, safety coordination, material management, warehouse/stockroom operations, master planning/scheduling, purchasing, shipping and receiving, MRP, ERP, MRB software, ISO 9000, FSA, OSHA, and process control implementations. I am a highly motivated, goal-oriented, and self-driven individual with strong work ethics and leadership capabilities. I am well organized and have outstanding problem analysis and decision-making skills. I have a proven ability to work successfully on my own, and as a team member. I am committed to continuously learning with a keen eye for detail, excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish * Bi-lingual, with high expectations and desire to succeed.

Experience: Fleenor Paper Company – Production Trainer & Safety Coordinator 6/17 – Present I manage and oversee all aspects of safety training new associates as well as monitor their job training for certification as operators. My responsibilities cover all work stations and every department on all 3 shifts. I work closely with the Production Supervisors to ensure all safety training is completed and followed by the associates. I ensure we meet OSHA requirements, including PPE regulations, and do the ordering, staging, and issuing of tools and materials. In addition, I assign and monitor the locker and parking spaces for each employee and also monitor the company cell phones issued to certain personnel. I conduct daily safety (Focus) walks thru the plant, and report operational and safety concerns to the Plant Manager and dept. supervisors for correction. Process all new employees through a thorough safety orientation program. Conduct monthly safety meetings with all of the shifts/departments and also provide production supervisors with a daily safety topic to discuss with their crews at pre-shift meeting. Evaluate manufacturing process controls and procedures for efficiency, effectiveness, and safety.

Experience: Lowes- Plumbing Pro-Services Associate 8/13-6/17 Provide hands-on customer service with an emphasis in the Plumbing Department. Knowledgeable and skilled regarding DIY's to personally assist customers in solving home repairs. Maintain availability of inventory, keep the department clean and orderly, process customer returns, create and input special orders, identify and correct problems within the department and with customers and operate equipment as needed.

DisCopy Labs- Plant Supervisor 11/12-06/13 Managed all daily operations for packing/assembly areas of a large distribution company. Scheduled, created, released, and monitored shop floor work orders. Procured materials, managed man-power requirements, and coordinated equipment needs to meet customers order requirements. Led daily meetings with Department Supervisors and Customer Service Representatives to ensure maximum scheduling efficiency. Effectively met shipping requirements in a timely fashion. Coordinated efforts with on-site staffing agencies to meet staffing availability and all training requirements.

The Home Depot- Sales Associate/Department Supervisor 03/11-11/12 Provided hands-on customer service in the Plumbing and Electrical Departments. Ensured availability of products, stocked shelves, provided product knowledge to customers, maintained order and cleanliness of the department, and operated equipment as needed. Coordinated staff towards maintenance of department sales, customer service, and product availability.

Mizuho OSI - Planner II 02/08-09/08 Planned and scheduled the daily operations of a Manufacturing Department that specialized in the production of surgical beds and other medical equipment. Met established material, equipment, and man-power requirements per work order/build. Met minimum cost levels in operational needs for each Department. Coordinated work schedules with other Departments while implementing production assembly processes, minimized costs, reduced production errors and down time.

Orchard Supply Hardware- Customer Sales Associate 10/07-2/08 Provided production knowledge, sales information, and customer service in purchasing large appliances. Managed all aspects of the department operation, including inventory, sales, signing and training. Grossed the highest monthly sales, increased client credit applications, maintained minimum cost with effective cycle counts and inventory control methods. Successfully coordinated time and cost saving installation programs.

Advantage Service Group- On-site Performance Manager 02/07-05/07 On-site Office and Production Manager providing staffing, training, and HR services to clients. Managed and coordinated the office staffs efforts in recruiting, interviewing and hiring employees. Trained all associates in the time clock system, and met established quality and quantity out-puts in a safe manner. Met with Department Managers to clarify staffing needs and implemented training programs.

Incline, Inc. - Master Planner/Scheduler 09/06-1/07 Contracted to reduce the clients MRB/RMA inventory to meet established costs, minimize overhead, and improve material management and availability. During the contract time-frame, successfully reduced discrepancies in material inventory from $500,00 to $5,000. Generated daily status reports for managers, created and distributed WIP report of material in MRB/RMA Departments. Implemented, scheduled, and monitored all repair orders to return products to inventory.

Smart Products, Inc. - Product Manager/Master Scheduler 04/01-9/06 Managed the production crews, generated, implemented, and coordinated the daily work schedules for production, stockroom, test and warehouse departments. Implemented continuous processes improvement, managed operators training, and promoted a safe working environment. Coordinated all materials, equipment, personnel, with final product shipping dates. Implemented efficiency process controls, converted and trained all operators in ISO 9000 & ISO 13485 on FDA & OSHA requirements. Successfully coordinated the entire company move from San Jose to Morgan Hill, California while simultaneously implementing a new MRP system, improving the orders turn-around by 25%, increasing training modules for the operators, reducing down-time and errors, reducing scrap from $1,200 to $10 per quarter and implemented a new part number data base.

Education: High School Graduate & simultaneously attended San Jose State University-a case study program for students with advanced learning capabilities emphasizing linguistics, the arts, and philosophy. Attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio- studied linguistics and athletics.

Professional Training & Affiliations: Football & Basketball Teams at San Jose High School & Oberlin College, Student Body President, ISO 9000 Quality Management Certification, Supervisory Training Certification, J.D. Powell Customer Service Training & Certification, Process Control & Engineering Certificate, Inventory Management Certificate, Fork Lift Training, OSHA Training & Certification, FDA Training & Certification, First Aid & Safety Training & Certification

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