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Operations Manager

Long Beach, California, United States
August 19, 2018

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Qualifications for

Production/Operations Management


Offers 20 years of combined experience managing production and maintenance operations for commercial and military environments. Effectively directs high-volume facilities comprising up to 500 personnel in the repairs of 2,000 aeronautical components, and demonstrates success producing sound decisions in stressful and fast-paced situations. Excellent communicator who readily generates personnel motivation and cultivates productive, team-based work centers.

Areas of Expertise

Program Management Integrated Project Team Facilitation Total Quality Management

Customer Service Facility Management Production Control Regulatory Compliance 6S

Lean Manufacturing Issues Resolution Safety Management Training & Development


Reduced inventory by $300K, by increasing throughput by 31%; while simultaneously reducing 30 labor hours.

Increased Scheduling Department productivity and output by initiating and implementing 6S and Lean projects. Department is now capable of managing the same volume of work with half the people.

Facilitated an Integrated Project Team whose goal was to reduce aged WIP by 50%. Reduced Age WIP by 63%, exceeding the goal, saving the company over $600k.

Prevented a significant financial loss by effectively responding to several plant emergencies, providing sound decisions that mitigated equipment downtime.

Awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for effectively managing personnel and production requirements of the Marine Corps’ largest mobile facility work center.

Professional History

Mag Parts CPP Azusa 06/2017-07/2018

Operations Manager

Plan, directs, and coordinates the manufacturing operations of Mag Parts. Responsible for daily monthly and quarterly KPI’s. 113 direct and indirect reports. Plan effective strategies for the financial well-being of the company. Responsible Mag Parts P&L. Develops manufacturing plans and maintains production schedules. Maintains quality, safety, and cost standards. Manage customer support. Working with customers to improve on time delivery. Works to insure customer issues are given the highest level of attention.

Magnesium Alloy Products Company 04/2015-06/2017

Operations Manager

Directed all manufacturing functions and activities. Develops manufacturing plans and maintains production schedules. 78 direct and indirect reports Maintains quality, safety, and cost standards. Prepares and reviews budget allocations and insures profitable operation of plant, including cost reduction programs. Managed Mag Alloys ES&H program, Facilities, and Shipping & Receiving Department.

Professional History, continued

PCC Structurals 07/2013-04/2015

Foundry Supervisor

Manage the Foundry and Investments Castings Departments. Responsible for meeting and exceeding departmental monthly goal of $2.2M of throughput. Manage and set production schedules; while be held accountable for the achievement of departmental metrics in the areas of, product quality, variable cost, and productivity. Manage $1.47M in raw materials inventory. Perform weekly cycle counts to ensure JIT arrival or raw materials to support the weekly production schedule. Provide quarterly forecast to vendors. Manage twenty-four-hour, seven day a week operation, supervising thirty direct reports.

Rolls-Royce Engine Service Oakland, Inc. 02/2002-07/2013

Production Supervisor

Manage the Planning and Scheduling Departments to ensure timely induction of work into the Component Repair Department. Manage production rates and ensure the continuous flow of components through the rework process. Supervise all phases of Scheduling Department from the opening work orders, to returning of components to stock; while ensuring that expeditors are available to assist in the shipping process. Oversaw plant operations, supervising 120 indirect reports, while serving as the sole manager on duty for swing and after-hour shifts. Directed the manufacture and overhaul of the company’s T56-501, AE1107 aircraft engine components; as well as the light turbine helicopter engines. Monitor adherence to safety regulations and provide worksite safety and quality assurance training.

United States Marine Corps 08/1981-04/2002

Aircraft Maintenance Facilities Manager (1999-2002)

Managed the organization’s largest Mobile Aircraft Maintenance Facility. Oversaw a variety of repair operations, including generator, air conditioning, and mobile facility, and directed work center operations comprising 30 Marine personnel. Produced weekly generator status reports for use in deployment readiness planning. Provided training in deployment and aircraft maintenance support.

Production Controller (1995-1999)

Administered production activities for 500 Marines in the repair of 2,000 aeronautical components to support 125 F/A-18, AV8-B, and KC-130 aircraft. Provided training in production and control procedures and supplied technical support to ensure compliance with Technical Directives for aircraft components.

Work Center Supervisor (1990-1995)

Supervised the maintenance of VHF/UHF communications and digital navigation equipment. Trained personnel in aircraft component repair, administered policies and procedures, and monitored adherence to work center safety procedures. Performed periodic quality assurance inspections.


Masters Business Administration

Golden Gate University (08/2009-12/2010)

Bachelor of Arts, Law Studies

Saint Mary’s College (05/2004-01/2007)

Project Management Certificate

Cal State East Bay (08/2011-12/2011)

Paralegal Certificate

Saint Mary’s College (2005)

Technical Training

Certification, OHSA 30 Hour 34-900******

Certification, 24 Hour HAZWOPER

Certification, Internal Auditor, BVQI International Auditors Course

Certification, Customer Service & Sales JM021851908070

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, Corel Word Perfect

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