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Manager Plant

Location:
Livonia, Michigan, 48150, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2018

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A L J A L Y N S K I

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A C C O M P L I S H E D M A N U F A C T U R I N G O P E R A T I O N S E X E C U T I V E TURNAROUND SCENARIOS PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND OPERATIONS EXPERTISE LEAN METHODOLOGIES

Transformational leader, respected manager and result-focused professional with demonstrated success in leading the life cycle of responsibilities associated with the management of production operations and processes, with focused experience leading turnaround strategies.

Straight-forward and decisive with the intelligence and experience to recognize opportunities for improvement, eliminate deficiencies and build strong consensus in favor of facility and organization goals.

Well versed in the principles and methodologies of continuous process improvement, capable of implementing changes in manufacturing approaches to drive measurable improvements in efficiency, safety, regulatory compliance, and productivity.

Highly skilled in assembling diverse teams of professionals engaged in time-critical production operations; at JAC Products, reversed an underperforming business unit to achieve unprecedented profits and a new safety record.

L E A D E R S H I P A T T R I B U T E S A N D C O M P E T E N C I E S

– Effective Production Process Management

– Intelligent Resource Allocation

– Managing Facility Operations

– Build, Lead and Inspire Teams

– Business Analysis/Process Improvement

– Integrity-Driven Management Style

– Improving Safety Awareness and Compliance

– Skilled in ISO Certification

– Adopting Lean Manufacturing Methodologies

– Driving Cost Containment

– Capturing Gains in Productivity & Efficiency

– Exceptional Project Management Expertise

P R O F E S S I O N A L H I S T O R Y

2011 TO 2017: TACTICAL HOLOGRAPHIC SOLUTIONS/TACTICAL HOLOGRAPHIC HOLDINGS, LIVONIA, MI

– CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Pioneered the launch and continued management of this business dedicated to the design and production of a next generation holographic weapon sight for military and consumer markets. Led the recruitment and leadership of a skilled technical team that researched, prototyped, tested, and secured patent protection for an innovative, groundbreaking new product.

Assumed a lead role negotiating agreements with a diverse roster of strategic partners that included JMH Group, Halide Emulsion Labs, Raytheon, and Elite Defense, supporting funding, emulsion development, the creation of a military variant, and distribution.

Led the acquisition of seed funding to finance operations, raising $100K in investment.

Debuted the product at the SHOT Show, the largest and most comprehensive trade show for professionals in the shooting sports and hunting industries, in 2016.

Retained the services of a lobbying firm that secured the endorsement of a high-ranking military general and 30-year CIA veteran, which proved crucial in securing a major contract with the government.

Navigated the business to a sale of all assets only three months after launching the product. 2015 TO 2016: JAC PRODUCTS, SALINE, MI

– BUSINESS UNIT LEADER

Fulfilled a critical leadership role at this leader in automotive exterior functional components, industrial and structural extrusions and assemblies, and a broad range of standard and custom extrusions, with a focus on meeting and surpassing targets governing efficiency, cost savings, profitability, quality, safety, and business growth.

“Al has this incredible ability of taking a ‘less than optimal’ manufacturing process/facility and bringing it to life. He leverages his background, experiences and staff to implement changes that increase productivity while managing and reducing costs. As a leader of the organization, Al takes his fiscal responsibility very seriously and keeps himself and team educated on both internal and external factors that impact the business.”

Robin C., Human Resources Professional

Al Jalynski, Page Two

Outstanding and exceptional results, transforming the business unit from $400K below EBITDA target to achieve record profits within one year, delivering employee bonuses for the first time in two decades.

Effectively managed 200 employees engaged in the production of $100MM in parts to meet the needs of key clients that included Fiat Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors; strengthened the team through focused recruitment and hiring of talented individuals.

Championed the adoption of lean manufacturing methodologies that captured substantial gains in efficiency, productivity, and operational effectiveness on the production floor; additionally, restored manufacturing performance to quality standards and expectations.

Cultivated an environment of increased safety awareness and compliance, establishing a new record for consecutive days without a recordable injury.

2010 TO 2015: ADVANCED PHOTONIX, PICOMETRIX, ANN ARBOR, MI

– DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING

Supervised seven direct reports and a staff of 50 employees engaged in the production of High Speed Optical Receivers, with a focus on meeting manufacturing targets while identifying all opportunities to lower labor expenses. Engaged in reviews of existing processes to identify opportunities for improvement, while innovating corrective actions designed to address and resolve manufacturing issues and bolster performance; implemented problem solving methodologies, including fish bone diagrams, to execute root cause analysis into manufacturing issues.

Within the first four months of this role, led an aggressive hiring campaign that resulted in the recruitment of three engineers and a supervisor, strengthening the team.

Successfully boosted production output by 280% YOY from Q4 2010 to 2011, and started 2012 with 144% YOY growth; additionally, introduced improvements that eliminated 85% of overtime.

Developed Pareto charts in order to identify key factors in scrap.

Key achievements included the launch of the company’s 100 Gigabit High Speed Optical Receiver, which strengthened the corporation’s position in a challenging and highly competitive market. 2007 TO 2010: L3 COMMUNICATIONS EOTECH, ANN ARBOR, MI

– DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING

Oversaw a team of three managers and 73 employees at this company that designs, manufactures, and markets electro-optic products and systems, with a focus on directing the production of holographic weapon sights for military, law enforcement and commercial accounts. Recognized for leveraging Lean manufacturing methodologies, coupled with quality improvement tools, to secure substantial operating improvements. Achieved ISO certification within one year in this role.

Applied Lean initiatives to lower headcount by 16% while improving production by 8% in 2009; additionally, used Value Stream Mapping to eliminate a 10-person work cell.

Eliminated $400K in scrap in 2010 through a process change in optics, following an 18% reduction in scrap in 2008.

Recognized with multiple awards and accolades, including Outstanding Financial Performance by a Division in 2007 and 2008. Early Career

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Quality Manager, Pure Tech Plastics, Livonia, MI

Senior Quality Technician, BASF Corporation – Polymers Division, Wyandotte, MI E D U C A T I O N & P R O F E S S I O N A L D E V E L O P M E N T CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Master of Science Degree in Business Administration CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Science Degree

Trained in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing



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