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Injection Molding Manager

October 04, 2018

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Helen Phillips

*** ***** ***. ******* ****, Ms. *8916/ C: 662-***-****/ email:


** ***** ********** ** *************/production in the automotive supplier industry as an hourly operator, lead person, supervisor, production manager.

Experienced in manufacturing/production; machine operations (i.e.) injection molding, fabrication, assembly, process, and inventory.

Trainer of floor personnel in 2 start up facilities.

Skilled in JIT, ILVS, Kaizen, KanBan, Scheduling.

MS Office, Kronos, AS-400



Interpretation of Blueprints, Wiring diagrams

Quality Improvements

Team Building

Strategic Thinking

Training and Development

Change Management


Production Specialist 10/2017 to 8/2018

FXI LLC Verona, Ms.

Responsible for 2nd shift’s Safety, Quality, and Production

1.Administer safety talks on a weekly basis

2.Direct operators as to order of cutting material; schedule or shipping

3.Direct material handlers to area to work in; gluing or convoluting

4.Complete shipping schedule for the day

5.Close all completed orders on my shift in SAP

6.Correct any mistakes made on production orders when they were created

7.Monitor product for quality

8.Oversee training of new hires on my shift

9.Report production information to incoming shift through e-mail communication

Superintendent 6/2015 to 5/2017

Fibrix LLC Pontotoc, Ms.

Responsible for Safety, Quality, and Production

1.Safety Team Committee

2.Administer monthly safety meetings to employees

3.Investigate and write accident and near miss reports

4.Monitor take off and trouble shoot Quality issues

5.Schedule and administer orders to the floor for production

6.Report inventory

7.Report material usage

8.Order material

9.Perform shipping and receiving duties

10.Cross-train personnel

11.Perform set-up of equipment when changing over to new product

Insurance Sales & Financial Services 12/2013 to 3/2015

Primary Caregiver 10/2008 to 02/2015

Group Leader (Supervisor) 10/2010 to 02/2011

Toyota Boshoku America Mantachie, Ms.

Start up facility.

Train on daily basis with Japanese counterpart to assemble product. Assembled front and back car seats

Create work instruction for the front and back seats.

Review the performance of subordinates.

Product Leader (Supervisor) 01/2006 to 11/2008

BorgWarner Water Valley, Ms.

2nd Shift Supervisor of Ford/GM Platform.

Scheduled daily production in assembly.

Completed next day shipping schedule.

Inventory staging and counting.

Used AS400 to look up component locations and quantities.

Completed Aftermarket orders.

Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.

Operate Precision Machines, adjust machine feed and speed if malfunction.

Create schedule for assembly machines.

Change equipment over to new product.

Monitor and adjust processes or equipment for quality and productivity,

adjust schedule as needed.

Communicate with personnel at the beginning of the shift to convey any issues and discuss schedule.

Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures relating to Health Safety and Environmental compliance.

Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.

Review job performance of subordinates.

Updated department information at end of shift using computer software.

Production Manager 06/2001 to 05/2005

Meridian Automotive Systems Canton, MI.

Supervisor of process and assembly of Front and Rear Fascias for Ford, trained all original operators at start up. Injection Molding, Assembly, Test, and Pack Out.

Promoted to Production Manager in 10 months.

Participated in hiring process with Human Resources

Maintained inventory levels.

Responsible for Service Order assemblies, packaging, and shipping.

Responsible for a 2 shift operation.

Achieved Q1 Status on facility’s first audit.

JIT Assembly 45 minute Tak Time.


Bachelor of Science: Business Administration 2011

Colorado Technical University Online Colorado Springs, CO.

[3.53] GPA [Dean’s List] Cum Laude

Course work in [Human Resource Certificate]

Course work in [Quality Systems]

Course work in [Supply Chain]

Course work in [OM]

Associate: Health Education

Northwest Community College Senatobia, Ms.

[3.35] GPA


Project Management

Initiated KanBan to correct out of stock issues.

Implemented Lean Manufacturing, eliminated several positions in assembly and reduced required floor space.

Maintained 3 day inventory per requirements.

People Management

Utilizing a mini shift crew, eliminated excessive overtime by scheduling the crew to operate various production lines during the course of the shift.

Initiated cross-training to delegate work effectively during excessive absences and to promote ergonomics and safety (match people with jobs).


Team Leader - Kaizen Quality Improvement Team; From moving conveyor to stationary assembly. Quality improved to 100% on a daily basis and eliminated 2 people from assembly.

Team Leader - Lean Manufacturing Team; Implemented Change Management.

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