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Manager Plant

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15201, United States
May 16, 2018

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Eric J. MacDonald

**** ******* ****** **********, ** 15201

Phone: 412-***-****

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Solid knowledge of business operations, processes, manufacturing, engineering, systems, sales, employee relations and customer service; supported by a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Technology, an MBA, and twenty-two years of managerial experience. Excellent analytical skills with a talent for troubleshooting, problem solving and customer relations. Skilled in interviewing, hiring, training, supervising, and motivating personnel. Excellent communication skills, adaptable, organized, and success-driven. Experienced in lean principles, process improvements, project management and team building. Eager to make solid contributions and take on new challenges.

EDUCATION CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, California, PA Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, 1992. WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY, Canonsburg, PA

Masters of Business Administration, 2009


Practical Problem Solving, KATA, Six Sigma Green Belt, Process Flow Mapping, Lean-Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Cellular Work Design and K-T Analytical Troubleshooting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE E-MAC, INC., Pittsburgh, PA May 2014 - Present


Business and Consulting firm

- Accountable for all facets of operations and business.

- Provide business and functional consulting to service industry.

- Delivered services include: CEO coaching, supply chain continuity, process improvements, creating standards, generating and implementing companywide policies and procedures. CATALYST CONNECTION, Pittsburgh, PA March 2013 - Present Senior Continuous Improvement Consultant

Economic development organization (MEP) dedicated to manufacturers in SW Pennsylvania improve their competitive performance

- In charge of delivering consulting and training services to manufacturing companies in process improvements.

- Resource to multiple organizations in the region, to identify and reduce waste everywhere within their systems.

- Perform On-site Lean Assessments, and then create customized lean approaches tailored to the company’s needs.

- Responsible to maintain at least $1 million of impact results for every company engaged.

- Focus on improving lead times, quality and operating costs and while requiring employee involvement, to assist companies to reach competitive advantages.

- Practitioner of complete Lean Toolbox.

References available upon request

SINGLESOURCE ROOFING / SUNCONNECT SOLAR, Pittsburgh, PA Dec. 2010 – March 2013 Director of Operations

Manufacturing, installation and service for single ply roofing systems and solar panel electrical systems

- Responsible for the overall operations of the company.

- Management of business units in multiple locations throughout the United States.

- Specified, assisted in design and implemented company wide ERP system successfully for nationwide usage.

CLASSIC INDUSTRIES Latrobe, PA Sept. 2006 – Dec. 2010 Manufacturer and assembly of medical plastics and devices. Plant Manager Jan 2009 – Dec. 2010

Manufacturing Engineering Manager Jan 2008 – Jan 2009 Customer Project Leader Feb 2007 – Dec 2008

Interim Plant Manager (El Paso, TX) Sept 2007 – Dec 2007 Operations Project Manager Sept 2006 – Jan 2008

- Full responsibility for multi-million P&L, manufacturing and operations of Northeast facilities.

- Directed all new technology transfers and introductions into company.

- Coordinated new products for customers into production.

- Responsible for the initial set up and production of a new business unit.

- Executive Sponsor of all Lean events including: Kaizens, VSM, and SMED. CONSOLIDATED CONTAINER COMPANY LLC., Verona, PA Sept. 2004 – April 2006 Production Manager / Plant Safety Coordinator - Nov. 2005 – April 2006 Maintenance Manager - Sept. 2004 – April 2006

Manufacturer of beverage bottles for water, juice and dairy industries Managed 24/7 operations of blow-molded product. Responsibilities included: productivity, plant P&L, quality assurance, employee relations, Dept. of Agriculture and FDA compliance, capital expenditures, documentation, inventory control, plant maintenance and scheduling. HAEMONETICS CORPORATION., Leetsdale, PA Sept. 2001 – Sept. 2004 Production Manager/Engineer- Bottling Department

Manufacturer and supplier of blood aphaeresis equipment and disposables Managed three shift operations of injection and blow molded product, manufacturing and assembly of plasma collection bottles. Responsibilities included: productivity, department P&L, quality assurance, ISO, FDA and CBBC regulatory compliance, capital expenditures, documentation, inventory control, protocol administration and overall function of department. .

1992- 2001


Production Supervisor - Plastic fabrication and welding for pickling tanks. MAGIC CREATIONS, McKeesport, PA

General Manager Plastics Division - Proprietary plastic injection molding for housewares. KYOWA AMERICA, INC., Waynesburg, PA

Molding Engineer/Mold Technician Supervisor -Manager of molding department that supplies the electronic and automotive industries


Operations Supervisor - Daily management of production, maintenance and manufacturing for flashlights and batteries.

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