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Production Supv/Mgmt, safety, quality, team develp, efficiency

Goshen, Indiana, United States
August 16, 2018

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Darrell W. Stahly

*** ******* *****, ******, ** *6528 574-***-****

Production Manager

Qualifications Summary

Solutions driven Production Manager with 30+ yrs leadership experience. Recognized for developing lean, motivated, and empowered employee teams. Championed for a customer-centered approach toward realizing company vision through optimizing production efficiency and delivering financial return.

Employment History

Production Supervisor

Carlex Glass, Ligonier, IN December 2017 – Present

Manage ISO TS16949 facility producing automotive glass for major brands, foreign and domestic

Oversight and training emphasizing safety, quality, and productivity for 35 direct reports

Production Supervisor

Taylor Communications, Goshen, IN May 2016 – December 2017

Manage ISO TS16949 facility offering pressure sealed forms printing and 8-color Flexo label presses specializing in various UV ink applications and paper finishing

Supervise 25 direct/25 indirect personnel using Deming lean manufacturing process to monitor production flow, quality, efficiencies, employee training and performance

Member of internal Waste Management Team examining all opportunities for cost containment and employee training processes

Member of Internal Safety Team monitoring local/national facilities to ensure OSHA compliance

Production Manager

Brunk Corporation, Goshen, IN January 2012 – April 2016

Effectively supervised all production personnel for plastics processing facility

Hired and evaluated progress on new personnel including quality and performance

Scheduled and managed production flow to ensure on time delivery for our customers

Continually analyzed production quality and took corrective action in order to guarantee product

Consistently exceeded efficiency marks during tenure


Stahly Enterprises, Goshen, IN August 2008 – November 2011

Owner/Operator of local restaurant pub with annual sales exceeding $200,000

Bindery Manager/Direct Mail Manager

Craftline Printing, Fort Wayne, IN August 2007 - December 2008

Managed 3 shifts for commercial print, digital/variable imaging, bindery, mail and fulfillment depts.

Overhauled/developed new solutions for quality/inventory control

Exceeded all previous mailing/fulfillment records at more than 1 million pieces shipped per week

Certified US Postal Service Mailpiece Design Specialist

Bindery Manager/Commercial Printing Manager

The Papers, Inc., Milford, IN March 1981 - May 2007

Established direct mail operations in compliance with USPS regulations

Directed personnel on 3 shifts for bindery, mailing, commercial sheetfed printing departments

Hired and developed new operators with hands-on approach

Managed scheduling, purchasing, inventory, and equipment maintenance/procurement

●Coordinated directly with sales team and customer to estimate, produce, and bill commercial print/bindery work

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