MICHAEL J. HAMEL
Production/Manufacturing professional with extensive experience in managing manufacturing operations, material purchasing, inventory control, maintenance operations of a production facility, production planning, safety, environmental and hazardous material programs.
Expertise and Knowledge
- General Management - P&L / Budgets -Regulatory Compliance
- Manufacturing Operations - MS Office (Power Point) - Safety Programs
- Strategic Planning - Quality Assurance - Vendor Relations
- Product Development - Lean Manufacturing - Materials Programs
- Facilities Layout/Management - Purchasing / Requisitions - Customer Relations
INTEGER CORP., Laconia, NH 2017-2018
Schedule, update vendor information. Input and communicate changes.
BROWN and BORDER LIMOUSINES, Londonderry /Nashua, NH 2009-2017
Steadily work as a driver for Brown’s and then Border Limousine along with responsibilities for Dispatch and Maintenance.
PLASTIC TECHNIQUE, Goffstown, NH 2014-2015
Managed 6 employees in 4 production departments producing safety equipment for Electrical Linemen.
Schedule machine production based on orders and stocked goods to meet deliveries.
Responsibilities included hiring personnel, organizing Bill of Materials, requisitioning, tracking, building maintenance, safety, shipping and receiving
INSIGHT TECHNOLOGY, Londonderry, NH 2004-2008
Managed the technical, operational, and administrative efforts of 90 production and supervisory personnel working within 2 departments.
Total management responsibility for production, inventory and new product set up. Additional responsibilities included hiring personnel, improvement to equipment to increase volume, organizing Bill of Materials, requisitioning, tracking, receiving and issued all materials.
Set up a Production Control department to handle materials for production departments that had been handling their own materials with serious loss and waste.
Created production cells of smaller groups making tracking production output easier and more reliable.
Major Contribution: Successfully brought a new product (Night Vision Goggles) from Engineering release to full production. Created process and wrote work instructions, set up quality testing, and produced units that were ready for delivery on time. Resolved troubleshooting issues. Shipped $1 million of product every month.
GT EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES, Merrimack, NH 2000-2003
Managed the operational efforts of a staff consisting of 2 buyers and 2 inventory control personnel working in 2 departments.
Responsible for planning, purchasing, inventory control, shipping and receiving.
Responsible for handling vendor negotiations. Presented changes and kept prices within plan 99% on time.
Implemented procedures that reduced material costs by 15%.
Additional duties involved driving lead-time reduction, inventory reduction, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction, and level throughput.
JAMES AUSTIN COMPANY, Merrimack, NH 1998-2000
Managed a staff of 10 professionals. Responsible for the day to day management of bottling plant.
Assumed responsibility for plant that was not meeting corporate goals. Hired new people, moved or removed people from jobs. Grew production from 84,000 cases/ month to 104,000 cases/ month.
Responsibilities included hiring personnel, organizing Bill of Materials, requisitioning, tracking, building maintenance, safety, shipping and receiving.
Education & Training
Master of Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, Southern NH University, Manchester, NH
Continuing education in Lean Manufacturing, ERP and Six Sigma