Experienced Operations Manager with a successful track record of continual improvement in all key measures, team management and equipment utilization.
ISO Systems and Compliance PLC Programming
Lean Manufacturing Hydraulic Technology
Six Sigma Metal Fabrication - Assembly
JANUARY 2005 – CURRENT
Operations Manager Mestex (A Division of Mestek) Dallas, TX
Manufacturer of industrial HVAC units. 40M annual sales.
Direct reports include: Plant Manager, HR Manager, Production Control, Program Engineering, Materials/Purchasing Manager, Quality/Document Control Manager, Parts Manager and Direct/Indirect reports from 60-250.
Insures synchronous and efficient management of materials and labor to effectively obtain delivery times.
Instrumental in obtaining ISO 9001-2015 and ISO 14001-2015 and maintaining no major infractions four years running.
Reduced material and labor costs for the wing product line by 50% over a two year period.
Implemented Kaizen projects, 5-S programs, Six Sigma data and Lean Strategies.
Maintains on-time performance at 95%. Sustains cost of quality less than % of sales.
Monitor, troubleshoot material, labor and expense to sustain and improve margins.
Implemented new Electronic Resource Planning software/hardware to uniformly manage processes from customer service order to invoice.
MARCH 2001-JANUARY 2005
Director of Manufacturing APW Wyott Dallas, TX
Manufacturer of food service equipment. 35M annual sales.
Direct reports include: Material Manager, Production Control, Inventory Manager, direct/indirect labor headcount 60-100
Responsible to manage finished goods inventory levels and manufacture to comply with demands.
Implemented badly needed 5-S programs improving the facility dramatically.
Reduced labor by 9%through environmental improvements and simple organization.
Developed die design to double process capacity and reduce process scrap by 60%.
MAY 1999-MARCH 2001
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Rofin Sinar Plymouth, MI
Manufacturer of welding and cutting systems. 22M annual sales.
Responsible for transferring technology from Germany based manufacturer of welding and cutting lasers to the American division.
Lead person implementing QS 9000 automotive based quality system.
Co-patent on a device that extends the life of laser lenses by 800%.
FEBRUARY 1997-MAY 1999
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Broan/Nutone Carrolton, TX
Manufacturer of residential cooking ventilation systems 200M annual sales.
Responsible for all processes associated with manufacturing. Implemented a revised plant and equipment layout that reduced labor by 15% and increased capacity.
Changed packaging design adopted by all plants resulting in a 1.6M annual reduction in labor and material costs.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Frymaster Shreveport, LA
Manufacturer of food service equipment. 300M annual sales.
Instrumental in increasing plant from 60M sales to 300M annual sales.
Acted as general contractor adding 300,000 square feet of office/manufacturing space to meet capacity needs.
Authored, implemented and administered capital expenditures for facility, metal fabrication and assembly equipment needed to sustain product schedule demands.
APRIL 1986-APRIL 1991
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Tyler Refrigeration Niles, MI
Manufacturer of refrigerated food service equipment 20M annual sales.
Developed manufacturing technics for new products.
Researched and procured updated fabrication and assembly equipment.
Modified existing work cells to improve performance.
JANUARY 1980-APRIL 1986
Lead Man RTE ASEA Waukesha, WI
Manufacturer of large range power distribution transformers 80M annual sales.
Operated burning tables, saws, drills, lay out, shot blast, brakes, mig, tig, submerged weld, paint prep and paint application equipment.
Fabricated and assembled transformers weighing up to 200 tons.
Bachelor of Science Manufacturing Engineering
Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI
Associate of Science Manufacturing
Waukesha County Technical College Village of Pewaukee, WI