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Manager Manufacturing

Hayward, California, United States
September 20, 2018

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Anthony P. Casaray

Director of Operations



Hayward, CA

Professional Profile

Over twenty years as a successful leader and strategic thinker within the UHV and HV manufacturing industry, working primarily with the Semiconductor and Defense Industries, and Universities. Managed Operational Functions while leading large scale projects from concept & design, through the manufacturing process. As Director of Operations/Acting General Manager of MDC Vacuum Products, I have successfully coordinated activities of multiple departments, reduced waste, and improved productivity and customer satisfaction year Skills & Technical after year.



Director of Operations – Acting General Manager

MDC Vacuum Products, Hayward, CA May 2013 – Present

Managed large scale manufacturing/production facility

Created and executed strategies to achieve $2 million in incremental sales to new and existing customers through low cost and high volume

Exceeded production targets and AOP goals yielding a 29% growth (from

$17M to $24M)

Installed budgetary controls based on AOP along with monthly P&L reports yielding 25% savings

Improved employee utilization while reducing the headcount by 41%

(Annual savings $1.6M) during the relocation process along with the overall growth of the organization

Career Chronology

Manufacturing Supervisor

MDC Vacuum Products, Hayward, CA 2004 – 2008

Logistics Supervisor

MDC Vacuum Products, Hayward, CA 1995 – 2004


MDC Vacuum Products, Hayward, CA 1988 – 1995

Workplace Safety (OSHA)

Continuous Improvement (SMED)

Lean Manufacturing & 5S

Strategic Planning, AOP and P&L

Welding Processes

Cost Control

Preventative Maintenance

Time Management

Risk Analysis

Employee Development

Prioritization & Scheduling

Microsoft Office

Growth Power ERP System

Microsoft Dynamics AX


& Certifications

Manufacturing Manager

MDC Vacuum Products, Hayward, CA October 2008– April 2013

Created a technical estimating tool that provided cost for custom builds to within 2% of the actual cost.

Established continuous improvement program plan that decreased the manufacturing variance by 32%

Improved attendance and behavior by initiating programs to reduce absenteeism and disciplinary problems.

Implemented comprehensive environmental compliance program while maintaining OSHA requirements resulting in employee safety Tennyson High School – Class of 1988


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