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Location:
Windsor, PA, 17366
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
March 25, 2018

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GORDON TILLMAN

*** ****** **** *****: 717-***-****

Windsor, PA 17366 Email: ac4xgf@r.postjobfree.com

Accomplished Leader

A dedicated Leader credited with combining manufacturing processes and excellent management skills to streamline productivity and drive positive change. Maintains effective and efficient equipment and staff, while serving as a Strong Leader. Expert in asset management and highly accomplished in maximizing employee performance. Adjusts work priorities and goes with the flow when changes occur. Six-Sigma Green Belt Certified. Lean Manufacturing Specialist.

Areas of Expertise

Acquisition and Mergers

Expert in Changing Culture

Functional Testing

Assembly, Large and Small

6S Trainer and Facilitator

Kaizen Trainer and Facilitator

General Electric Leadership Attendee

Standard Work Enthusiast

Implementation Management

Policy and Procedure

HR Management Skills

Workplace Safety

Certified Change Management

Certified Facilitator in C/M

Certified Root Cause and Corrective Action Specialist

Customer Service and Support

Acceptance Testing

Electronic Integration

Risk Management

Project Management

Process Improvements

Value Stream Improvements

Training Specialist

Certified Welder

Key Skills Assessment

SAFETY COORDINATOR – Ensures that employee safety is everyone’s top priority by integrating safety and lessons learned from the previous day into daily activity on the floor.

Quality Assurance – Prevents mistakes and defects and avoids problems when delivering solutions and services to clients.

LEAN MANUFACTURING – Officially trained by the world renowned, Shingijutsu Company, from Japan in 2000 and has conducted numerous successful Mini-Kaizen Events.

SIX-SIGMA - Green Belt certified in 2001 and has used the skill set learned to save thousands of dollars in normal, routine daily activities.

Human Resource Management – Knows exactly how to maximize employee performance in perfect alignment with the company’s strategic objectives.

Professional Experience

SPARTAN MOTORS INC. EPHRATA PA. 4/01/16 – 2/09/18

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

OPERATIONS MANAGER

SITE LEADER/PLANT MANAGER

Lean Manufacturing Lead responsible for every aspect of the Continuous Improvement Journey.

Safety Lead responsible for the well-being and safe return home of employees. All compliance issues, as well as training, are some of the many responsibilities that I excel in.

Manufacturing/Operations Lead responsible for the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and People of the Ephrata Facility.

On-site HR Lead as Spartan was a Matrix-Managed Operation.

Available 24/7/365 to address all issues that may arise at the business location, or as needed.

HARLEY DAVIDSON INC. YORK PA. 1/14/16 – 3/31/16

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR (CONTRACT)

Complete accountability for Safety, Cost, Quality, and Productivity on the night shift.

Responsible for job assignments based on Assembly Line needs for the night.

Motivate and cultivate positive relationships with the union personnel.

Gichner Shelter Systems/Kratos, Dallastown, PA. 2014 – 2015

Operations Manager

Successfully managed a manufacturing facility consisting of 72 employees and 3 supervisors across 14 work centers.

Consistently outperformed the departmental budgets by a minimum of 5%.

Reduced internal and external scrap amounts by 50% in just four months by effectively focusing on process improvements, better operator training, and employee accountability.

Improved schedule position from 6 months behind to three months ahead in a nine-month period by focusing on working the right jobs in the correct order and re-shifting resources to maximize current assets.

Fostered a new and positive work culture by focusing on team work, communication, and employee empowerment.

COMPOSITE ENGINEERING INC. /Kratos, Sacramento, CA. 2012 - 2014

Quality Engineer/Operations Manager

Established policies and procedures that maintain high standards of manufacturing operations, product quality, safety, and reliability.

Manages utilization of equipment, facilities, and personnel to achieve maximum efficiency and meet profitability and performance objectives.

Proactively recognizes and solves problems affecting production; remains dedicated to consistently streamlining productivity.

Cut the overall cost on two established programs by 15% and 10%.

Obtained a TRIR of 2.1 against a goal of 2.5 by teaching and coaching employees on safe manufacturing processes and the use of the proper PPE.

Achieved a 98% FTY by focusing on processes and individual training to ensure the required job knowledge was present.

No major findings in all AS9100 audits.

AAI TEXTRON INC., Baltimore, MD. 2010 - 2012

Factory Manager

Sole management representative on third shift for the entire organization.

Effectively managed the bond and assembly shop, composite and lay-up facility, and the machine shop.

Employed certifications as both a Change Management Facilitator and a Change Management Trainer to successfully mentor, coach, and lead staff through all company changes.

Managed wire harness assembly area, as well as, integration into Unmanned Vehicles.

Established daily visual metrics to track critical cost and productivity results against current goals.

AUTOMATED COATINGS INC., Edgewood, MD 2009

Production Supervisor

Excelled at holding employees accountable to establish and achieve individual and team performance goals.

Instituted many cost-cutting initiatives to improve throughput and schedule relief.

Achieved customer satisfaction by meeting aggressive deliveries through team work.

ALCORE INC., Edgewood, MD. 2007 - 2008

Plant Manager

Drove costs and process efficiencies to support corporate goals and achieve growth objectives.

Ensured planning and program management aspects were on schedule by employing expert communications techniques.

Successfully planned, implemented, and evaluated new program opportunities.

Successfully managed core business while setting up and transitioning to a new facility.

ASC CORPORATION LLC, Reisterstown, MD. 2005 - 2007

Plant Manager

Developed and implemented policies and procedures that enhanced employee safety and training.

Introduced tools that improved costs and efficiency by 75%; cut lead-time and improved profitability.

Introduced and established Lean Manufacturing concepts that directly increased productivity and morale.

MIDDLE RIVER AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS, Baltimore, MD 1997 - 2005

General Foreman

Maintained effective and efficient cost objectives, safety directives, and quality initiatives throughout entire tenure.

Enhanced business quality and profitability through expert decision-making and excellent relationship management skills.

Began employment as a union employee in the Sheet Metal Department as a mechanic and worked through the ranks to eventually become the General Foreman of the Composites, Bonding, and Assembly Areas.

Chosen from thousands of applicants to attend the Jack Welch Training Academy.

Education

Master of Business Administration, University of Loyola, Baltimore, MD., Projected Graduation: 2019 (Year)

Bachelor of Science, Business Management, University of Phoenix, Timonium, MD, GPA 3.98



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