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Manager Management

Indianapolis, IN
$75,000 -$80,000
June 18, 2018

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HIDENORI KATO **** Apt-C Ashley Oaks Dr. Lafayette IN 47905

Email: Cell: 864-***-**** Other: 864-***-****


Mr. Kato has 18 years of multidisciplinary management and administration experience and

is currently a Shift manager and liaison for Japanese support coordinator in automotive

motor company die cast department. Also, He was bilingual Japanese/English business

simultaneous and official correspondence translator for an automotive textile company. He

graduated 2014, from the University of South Carolina Upstate with a BA in Project

Management and a minor in Business. He is a native Japanese speaker naturalized US citizen

formerly with the US Navy. There are no barriers to obtaining US National security

clearances. He has specialized training as a specific skills instructor, has authored classes,

designed training for risk management scenarios while leading the training and managing

groups of up to 30 people at a time. Small business ownership, operations and management

are also part of his experienced based learning for the past 9 years. As a security officer he

has supervised and protected up to $9.7 Billion in assets, gear, aircraft, weaponry, facilities,

and communications equipment at one time. Mr. Kato’s experience includes data

management systems such as NCIC and Police Pack software. Mr. Kato has years of

leadership and interpersonal skills demonstrated in multi-cultural and multi-language

environments which required ability to communicate effectively on all professional and

educational levels and nationalities of people during stressful, complicated and business

settings. Mr. Kato has demonstrated highly skilled listening and communications skills with

the ability to quickly assess client needs and convey urgency. He is bilingual with Japanese

as his native language and English as a 2nd language. Over his career lifetime he has earned

many awards from military recognition, competitions, serving his country and in the



Web Construction, Dreamweaver, Chrome, NCIC Data Management Software, Police Pack

Task Management Software, Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook, Gmail,

Eudora, and Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Power Point.

Relevant Experience

Shift Manager of die cast Department overseeing 30 employees

Manage and coordinates production schedule for department

Manage and coordinates sorting procedures

Shift Manager and Police Sergeant overseeing 3 officers

Create and teach Defensive Tactics courses for up to 15 officers per class at USC


Perform annual reviews of personnel he manages

Respond to multiple calls, manage priorities, deadlines and initiates interagency

communications and cooperation

Create and manage Active Shooter Risk Management scenarios on shift providing

individual and group after action performance reviews after each session Owned and managed personal business for 4 years handling all operations,

budgetary, teaching, administrative and marketing functions

Taught and managed full contact karate classes of up to 50 people at a time while

delegating partial teaching responsibilities to assistant instructors

Authors or supervises writing of all official written reports and legal court case

documents and correspondence for his shift

Manages evidence handling and cataloging

Makes presentations to student organizations, faculty and staff

Provides real time translation between Japanese and English both verbally and

written documents; also between USS Sacramento and Japanese Naval Ships as well

as in Japan on Japanese military base

Charged with being Duty Master at Arms for USS Sacramento (top security official

on duty to protect all assets and lives)

Created, scheduled and coordinated risk management scenarios for USS Sacramento

personnel and managed personnel and scenario with individual reviews afterwards

Charged with protecting upwards of $9.7 BIL in assets, aircraft, weaponry, facilities

and communications gear at NAS Lemoore

Protection of over $1 BIL in police department and school assets

Protected $630 MIL in ship assets including weapons, munitions, helicopters, ship,

fuel, gear, & equipment

Chief Instructor and manager of full contact karate school while supervising 5


Developed content and oversaw performances for public karate demonstrations


NTK Precision Axle Frankfort, IN

Production Planner Jan, 2017 – Present

Responsible for planning and scheduling of production of high volume CNC turning

and heat treatment production processes; control of inventory from raw material

ordering through shipment of finished goods to customer. Scheduling of all

production processes, master monthly schedules, work orders, and short term

(daily to weekly) production runs.

Raw material ordering and release of delivery schedules to suppliers. Daily follow

up of supplier delivery performance and production output to ensure proper flow of

raw material. Cycle counting of raw material, work in process (WIP), and finished


Daily coordination with external customers to ensure 100% on-time delivery

performance. Coordination with internal customers (production, material handling,

shipping departments) to ensure proper flow of production and shipments. Also, oversees production, and instructs supervisors to produce right part and right

quantities to practice learn manufacturing.

Supervisor role - Supervises any shift when shift supervisors are un-present such

as weekends or their absence.

ASMO Greenville NC Greenville NC

Die cast Shift Manager Oct, 2014 – Jan, 2017

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES-Coordinate production in the specific area to meet

required schedules and schedule over time as needed. Manage for 25 associates and

training new associates on work procedures and other job related duties.

Responsible for maintaining daily and monthly charts, graphs and reports.

Responsible for labor management and daily productivity. Establish and maintain

operator instructions. Revise and improve as needed. Effectively communicate with

all levels of associates.

Work with Human Resources on interpretation and application. Investigate

problems/processes; Notify affected departments and implement appropriate

action as needed. Follow Abnormality Reporting procedure as identified in the

Quality Management System. Maintain subordinates documentation on time sheets,

attendance, corrective action, training records, etc. Schedule and perform

preventative maintenance on machines as needed. Maintain documentation on

maintenance records. Maintain good housekeeping through the use of 5-

S.Implement Kaizens when applicable and promote an atmosphere of continuous

improvement within the department. Respond to equipment issues and take action

accordingly. Participate in internal auditing for Quality, Environmental or Safety

Management Systems

Business Translator 6/2014-9/2014

Suminoe Textile America Gaffney, SC

Translator (Japanese/English, English/Japanese) for each department within the company.

Conducts simultaneous translations for Upper level Executives, meetings, official business

correspondence and between employees. Skilled in navigating cultural differences between

American and Japanese cultures. Tasked with knowing all aspects of business including

operations, plant, business planning and projects.

Sergeant, Shift Manager & Defensive Tactics Instructor 4/2009-9/2014

University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, SC

Supervise shift & officers on duty for a total of 3 officers. Protect and secure persons and

property totaling over $1 BIL in police and school assets. Managed shift’s official report

writing used in and out of court in an official capacity. Developed active shooter risk

management scenarios on shift and performs individual officer reviews afterwards. Tasked

with managing all court documents, following legal process with deadlines as well as

appearing and testifying in court on criminal cases. Create and teach individualized

defensive tactics classes for officers, students, faculty and staff. Utilized Police Pack

Management System, NCIC Database, Outlook, Gmail, and Microsoft Office to include Word,

Excel and Power Point.

Owner/Instructor 9/2009-5/2012

Kato Dojo Karate School Spartanburg, SC

Owned and managed all aspects of a full contact karate school as well as being the Chief

Instructor. Taught and mentored children and adults in basic through advanced techniques

of full contact karate in classes of up to 50 people at a time. Responsible for accounting,

equipment, supplies, inventory tracking, and management of student contracts. Used Excel

& Word creatively for accounting purposes, writing training manuals for students, creating

all test materials for promotions, tracking inventory and managing contracts.

Civilian Law Enforcement Detention Officer 4/2007-4/2009

Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Department Detention Facility Spartanburg, SC

Officer in charge of approximately 190 inmates utilizing multitasking skills to ensure inmate

schedule, duties and safety are met on deadline. Charged with detecting and managing

potential, impending behavioral problems and detect early symptoms of health problems.

Write up daily records and reports of POD activities and inmate incidents. Accurately carry

out oral and written directives.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Master at Arms 4/2002-3/2007

United States Navy (Kitsap Naval Station & Naval Air Station Lemoore)

$630 MIL USS Sacramento & $9.7 BIL NAS Lemoore

USS Sacramento, Bremerton Naval Base

Duties include Duty Master at Arms (the senior person in charge of security detail)

overseeing security of entire ship, weaponry, munitions, fuel, helicopters and other assets

equaling over $630 MIL. Conducting security drills including scenario development for

security breach risks and managing people involved to carry out said drills. Handled all

translations between Japanese Self Defense Force ships (Japanese Navy) and US Navy (USS

Sacramento) Ships during replenishment process and in Japan. Used Microsoft Office

including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point and Military Law Enforcement

Management Software.

Naval Air Station Lemoore, Lemoore, CA

Tasked with providing security to 16 F-18 Strike Fighter Squadrons along with 33,550

working and living personnel, force protection, anti-terrorism, member of SRT (special

response team), incident response, and administrative legal paper work. Used Microsoft

Office including Word, Excel Outlook and Power Point and Military Law Enforcement

Management Software.

Senior Manager & Chief Instructor 4/1995-1/2001

World Oyama Karate Birmingham, AL

Duties included creating classes as head instructor, teaching full contact karate to all ages

with up to 40 students per class including special needs children, and the disabled; also

competing in international tournaments. Created demonstrations for public events while

engaging employees and students to perform various scenarios meeting schedule deadlines.

Management of daily school functions, tournament organization, management and

advertising, student contracts, accounting, new member counseling and private lessons.

Corporal & Infantryman 4/1991-3/1995

Japanese Self Defense Force (Military – Army) Chitose, Japan

Trained US Marines in combat skiing, operating small arms (64, 89 type assault rifle, 62

type machinegun, 50 caliber machinegun, Karl Gustov 84mm anti-tank weapon). Performed

large, special vehicle driving, vehicle maintenance, and radio communications. Conducted

patrols, and reconnaissance missions including winter overnight training missions.


B.A. Business Management Concentration, Project Management Minor

University of South Carolina (Upstate) May, 2014

BLE Basic Law Enforcement Class I Certification

South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (Columbia, SC) August, 2009

DOC Detention Officer Certification

South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (Columbia, SC) August, 2008

USN Naval Law Enforcement Certification as Honor Student, Top Defensive Tactics


Naval Law Enforcement School (Naval Station San Diego, CA) October, 2004

H.S. Specialized Mechanical Engineering Degree

Sapporo Technical High School (Sapporo, Japan) March, 1991

Military Awards

Top honor student from Naval Master at Arms School, Sailor of the Month, Captain’s

Appreciation Letter, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Sea Service Medal,

Global War on Terrorism Medal, Battle E Medal, Expert Shooter Medal, Japanese Army Boot

Camp (Commission Enlisted Program) and Infantry School awards; Graduated as top honor

student, Military Driving School; Graduated as top honor student from specialized training

school, Physical Fitness Test Top Score Award, Rifle Top Shooter Award (top score out of

550 contestants), Bayonet Fighting Competition Best Award (10 fights won).

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