W. PHILLIP WHITE, SR.
Outstanding Manager with a proven history of success in diverse and challenging environments seeks opportunity that will allow him to utilize his extensive skills, knowledge, and abilities to their fullest potential. Experience includes leading teams of 40+ people in both union and non-union work settings. Wide background in operations management, preventive and corrective maintenance management, process improvement, failure mode analysis, lean manufacturing, and SAP usage and administration.
NOV 2017 – PRESENT
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, refrigerant solutions
Aggressive sales leadership resulted in 9% year-to-year sales growth in region.
Built company-wide OSHA compliance program from the ground up.
Regularly conducted technical training seminars for customers and prospects.
Strictly controlled operational spend, meeting previous year’s budget numbers despite sharp increase in sales.
APR 2017 – OCT 2017
MAINTENANCE MANAGER II, pilgrims pride
Completely rebuilt and managed preventive maintenance program for largest facility in company, dramatically raising critical PM completion rate from <50% to >95% in just two weeks.
Slashed downtime by planning and managing complete rebuilds of all critical equipment at facility.
Created PM program for wastewater treatment system from scratch.
JUL 2015 – MAR 2017
SHUTDOWN PROGRAM MANAGER, novo nordisk
Responsible for scheduling, planning and execution of plant’s biannual shutdown periods to include all associated maintenance and project activities.
Managed deconfliction and execution of 55+ projects during each shutdown period.
Led regular shutdown planning and progress meetings for groups of 70+ invitees.
MAR 2014 – JUL 2015
TECHNICAL AREA SPECIALIST, novo nordisk
Supervised 40+ personnel in the aseptic production of insulin.
Led all shift technicians in the completion of all planned, preventive, and corrective maintenance activities.
Floor-level leader in continual process improvement.
Revamped training program to ensure newly-hired technicians received proper training in how to maintain and troubleshoot assigned equipment.
Designed and implemented process for ensuring work orders were completed “right first time” across all shifts.
NOV 2004 – APR 2014
MAINTENANCE/OPERATIONS MANAGER, united states navy
Built multiple preventive maintenance and technician training programs from the ground up.
Hand-selected by CO to take over largest workcenter at command after previous leadership was fired for gross negligence, led 40+ person team to spotless inspection and safety record during over 10,000 hours of maintenance.
Led multiple operational and technical training teams.
BS IN COMMERCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, university of alabama
Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma
Quality Management System (QMS)
Failure mode analysis
Preventive maintenance planning
Continual process improvement
Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM)
Active member of Church of the Highlands