Plant and Operations Leader
Energetic operations and manufacturing leader with proven results in Aerospace, Industrial, Military, Medical industries. Motivate diverse teams to meet customer expectations for quality and on-time delivery. Improve operational efficiencies and reduce cost while maintaining workplace safety and engagement. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Summary of Skills
Manufacturing Systems Strategic Planning Operation Management Product Development Production Control Customer Service Lean Manufacturing Inventory Control Sales Support 5S Supply Chain Management Human Resources Continuous improvement Purchasing Union Negotiations Quality Assurance
TMI – TRANSFORMER MANUFACTURERS INC. Norridge, IL.
Plant Manager 2016- Present
Reduced the cost of raw material by 20%+
Developing a just in time process to increase inventory turns
Improved on time delivery
COMMUNICATION COIL INC. Schiller Park, IL.
General Manager 2005 - 2016 Director of Operations 2000 - 2005 Manager of Manufacturing 1991 - 2000
Facilitated closing and movement of all operations to New York State. Reduced moving expense by 30%+
Optimized manufacturing operations
Managed the introduction of ISO into the manufacturing plant
Reduced manufacturing cycle time by 20%+
Implemented a “ Just in Time System” with suppliers
Developed cross training program for multiple operations,
resulting in a reduction in labor costs by 25%+
Improved customer satisfaction by increasing on time delivery from 56% to 98%+
Increased inventory turns
Developed plans for outsourcing to increase new product lines
Relocated complex facility from Chicago to Schiller Park, with no missed deliveries
MAGNECRAFT ELECTRIC CO. Northbrook, IL.
Plant Manager 1985 - 1991 Manager Production Control / Logistics 1977 - 1985
Co-lead Union negotiations - Implemented two tier wage system
Integrated 2 Mexican factories into an existing factory in Northbrook, IL.
Streamlined work flow in the production area
Coordinated production in 3 manufacturing plants
Directed shipments to both foreign and domestic accounts
ACADEMY ARTS DIVISION - INTERCRAFT INDUSTRIES CORP., Chicago, IL.
Production Scheduler 1972 -1977
Purchasing- coordination of raw material
Schedule and maintain production levels
Analyze computer reports
University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) Graduate course work on economics and management.
Northeastern Illinois University 3 yrs.
Juron Institute- Completed Course on Management of Quality
Wright Jr, College
Six Sigma Champion Certified 2016
Six Sigma Lean Black Belt Certified 2016