Alan D. Clark
Dalton, GA 706-***-**** email@example.com
MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION MANAGER
HIGH-TECH ENGINEERING SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Manufacturing Production and Operations Manager with over 20 years’ experience achieving exceptional results across high-tech product development, lean methodologies, safety, and leadership. Demonstrated ability to apply Lean Six methodologies to drive multimillion-dollar cost savings. Polished leader with strong communication skills; able to collaborate with stakeholders across every level within an organization to set and achieve strategic objectives.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Product Design and Development Safety Manufacturing R&D
Advanced Technology Process Improvement Leadership and Team Building Human Resources
New Technologies (DARPA Projects) Organization Regulatory Compliance Business Operations
Software: Microsoft Office, Visio, AutoCAD, Inventor, PowerSteering, SmartSheet, SmartManager, S2K.
Leveraged Lean Six Methodologies to reduce waste; cut costs by over $1 million annually.
Improved roll out on-time performance from 29% to 90% and significantly minimized overtime.
Instituted a Safety Training Program that to comply with OSHA standards; exceeded goals by reducing injury-related incidents to less than 0.14 for every 2,500 hours worked.
Exceptional leadership and communication skills; able to coach, mentor, and develop talent to maximize performance, reduce turnover, and improve workforce morale and productivity.
CORINTHIAN TEXTILES Dalton, GA 2017-2018
Position was eliminated due to an organizational restructure.
Coordinated the outsourced manufacturing of yarn, tufting, and coating processes; responsible for the manufacturing of marine and automotive mats and marine roll goods.
Achieved 98-99% on-time shipping performance for Marine and Automotive products.
Closely collaborated with carriers to identify and resolve issues, which significantly and immediately reduced the number of missed or late pick-ups; surpassed client expectations for on-time delivery.
SEMYX, LLC Dalton, GA 2015-2017
Left after two years to pursue a more challenging work environment with greater responsibility.
Assembly operations of outsourced parts from component procurement, assembly, testing, and shipment. Coordinated outsourced manufacturing of products and parts including domestic assembly.
Designed and implemented improved material handling fixtures for waterjet tables from storage through assembly and shipment.
Coordination of off-site Engineering Department.
HASKO, INC. Soddy Daisy, TN 2014-2015
Left Hasko, Inc. after sale of business proposed in 2015.
Managed staff engineers and draft team who designed processing machinery for solid wood manufacturing. Used AutoDESK Inventor, managed technical publications.
SHAW INDUSTRIES Dalton, GA 2001-2014
Roll Out Execution 2008-2014
Responsible for on-time manufacture of new product roll outs to big box retailers. Coordinated efforts of internal and outsourced processors and product flow from sale to shipment to customer. Established cross-functional teams and established accountability to achieve customer satisfaction.
Consistently exceeded annual goals for on time shipment of new program roll outs despite reduced delivery windows and increased processing complexity.
Improved domestic roll out on-time performance from 77 to 91%; imported performance 29 to 90%.
Production Manager 2003-2008
Confection and Sizing departments in Plant 44 plus Fabrication, Handtufting, and Wilcom machine tufting in Plant 40.
Implemented Lean Six methodologies that resulted in the following savings:
-- $1,037,360 saved in a confection product waste reduction effort.
-- $505,000 saved in a sizing latex project.
-- $469,000 SY/hr saved in a confection project.
Operations Manager 2001-2003
Managed customer service, purchasing, design, manufacturing, and shipping for Shaw Custom Rugs.
ADVANCED VEHICLE SYSTEMS, INC. Chattanooga, TN
Manager, Advanced Technology Engineering Operations Manager Engineering Manger
Built battery and hybrid electric buses for multiple municipalities.
Halted and reversed a downward spiral of equipment failures.
Coordinated field service & repair activities with suppliers and customers.
Organized and implemented training units for the customers' maintenance teams; emerged with renewed customer confidence and a greater market share.
TUG MANUFACTURING CORPORATION, INC. Kennesaw, GA
Vice President, Engineering Vice President, Operations Director, Engineering
Designed and manufactured Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) and battery-powered ground support equipment for the airline industry.
Built electric vehicles supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
As Vice President of Operations, achieved record production shipping months and record year for dollars sold, dollars shipped, and operating profit.
Sale of electric trams to service 1996 Olympics. (through DARPA participation connections).
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BME) Georgia Institute of Technology
Plant Management Training Southern Polytechnic Institute
Mid-Management Program “Mini-MBA” Georgia Institute of Technology
Licensed Professional Engineer State of Georgia 1991 - 2006
SAE 99FTT-46 Hybrid Electric Vehicles Utilizing Capstone MicroTurbine™ Technology. Presented at the 1999 Society of Automotive Engineers Future Transportation Technology Conference in Costa Mesa, CA.