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Manager Plant

Holland, Ohio, United States
August 15, 2018

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Troy D. George • **** Greentree Lane • Maumee, OH 43537 • 419-***-****440-***-**** •

Professional Summary

Highly creative, adaptive, proactive, and resourceful Operations Professional with over 20 years’ experience in operations, holding positions including but not limited to Terminal Manager, Director, Coordinator, Supervisor, Risk Assessment, Process Safety Manager, Project Manager, Sales and Marketing, and Operator. Project Director that has led change and embraced technology. Seeking an executive position utilizing my change management and communication skills.


Implemented hand-held computers and several programs that led to an increase in reliability of operations (99% completion), performance (-40% unscheduled breakdowns), and audit scores.

Managed and directed $4.5 million project that was completed before the deadline, safely (0.02 RIF), error free (first time pass rate of 99.4%), and ensured the compliance of our operations.

United several groups that resulted in improved production rates and quality numbers, cultural initiatives for collaboration, shared learnings, operator’s ownership, refresher training.

Operators established their own corrective actions and held management to standards resulted in 85% drop in grievances/disciplines, WIP reduced by 50%, 15 m/h zero lost time injuries.

Professional Experience

Plant Manager 2017 - Present

Asphalt Materials (Heritage Group) Inc. Oregon, Ohio

Successfully righted course of budget and controlled operating expenses and capital spends.

Introduced Standard Operating Procedures and modifications to a facility that had minimal to work with.

Cross-trained employees to enable sustainable operations and cut down on overtime costs.

Enforced expectations and set up accountability matrix/discipline plan.

Launched Predictive and Preventative Maintenance models which resulted in an 80% increase in mean time failure rates, repeatable production processes, and increased reliability.

Terminal Manager 2015 – 2017

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Detroit, MI.

Responsible for overall P&L of Asphalt Terminal

Coached and/or counseled employees as needed in order to meet expectations.

Managed projects up to $500 K.

Successfully invigorated culture to improve engagement and establish accountability.

Achieved record throughput (+14M gross gal. @ month) and EBITDA (+$30M first half 2015) results.

Oil Movement and Storage Supervisor 2009 – 2015

BP-Husky Toledo Refinery Oregon, OH

Implemented continuous improvement initiatives including several computer based programs, hand-held data loggers, and the practice of operators keeping electronic logs.

Exceed expectations as supervisor by improving employee performance through practice drills and interaction with other processes that resulted in improved communications.

Achieved reputation for ensuring quality and timeliness of shipments by constraint elimination and lean manufacturing techniques implemented.

Manage multiple units concurrently that frees up other parties to concentrate on specific improvements and processes.

Directed projects up to $4.5 million for updated process controls, safety instrumented systems, threaded pipe elimination, compliance, efficiency gains, and more during 2012 Turnaround.

Chemical Processor/Lead man 1995 – 2009

B.A.S.F. Chemicals Elyria, OH

Directed team of 20 people daily for job assignments, troubleshooting, material transfers, safety, training, overtime allotment, and emergency response.

Managed, operated, and repaired chemical processing equipment that included Extruders, Batch mixers, blenders, rotary calciners, kilns, atomic analyzer, and boilers and feed water systems.

Processed and treated solid, liquid, and industrial waste to remain compliant with Title V emissions and City of Elyria/State of Ohio regulations.

Tested lab equipment several times daily using a basic chemical solution to ensure accuracy of quality reporting data.

Submitted production reports (ERP), inventory transfers (SAP), consumption reports (AS-400), Transfer levels (Kanban), communication (Lotus Notes), and overtime schedules (Word).

Led Cross-asset teams to troubleshoot mechanical computers.


Bachelor of Business Administration (Operations Management) 2014

American InterContinental University Schaumburg, IL

Honors: Graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.92 GPA)

Courses excelled at include Corporate Financing, Management Philosophies, Leadership, Micro and Macro Economics, Effective Marketing, Business Law, Accounting, Human Resources, Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, etc.

Member of Leadership and Business Clubs.

Completed a 4-year degree in just over 2 years while working full time (time management).


2018 – A-3 Problem Solving, DNV-GL, Indianapolis, In.

2017 – 5S The Visual Workplace, Purdue University – Indianapolis, IN.

2016 – TapRoot Incident Investigations, System Improvements, Inc. – Detroit, MI.

2016 – National Incident Command System (NIMS) ICS-300, ICS Institute - Findlay, OH.

2016 – FEMA Incident Command System, Emergency Management Institute – Detroit, MI.

2015 – 40-Hour HAZWOPER, Regulatory Training Center - South Charleston, WV.

2013 – DOT Certification, AARA – Toledo, OH

2009 – Technical Writing, University of Akron – Akron, OH

2004 – Haz-Mat Incident Command, University of Findlay – Findlay, OH

1999 – Haz-Mat Responder, Cleveland State University – Cleveland, OH


Industrial chemical process equipment.

Package boiler maintenance and treatment.

Solid and hazardous waste processing and shipping.

Industrial waste water treatment certified.

Technical Writing/Business Communication.

Kaizan, Kanban, 5S, Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement.

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