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Chemical/Food Production Manager

Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
August 23, 2018

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José Antonio Mora

U.S. Citizen

Mail address

**** ******* *****,

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Phone: (770) 995.50.23 – (404) 388.61.38 (cell)

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Extensive leadership experience in food, beverage and chemical industries. Oriented to identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions as well as motivating, developing, and directing people as they work.


Bavaria, S.A., Bogotá, Colombia.

Brewing and Malting Science,

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela.

B.Sc. in Chemistry / Minor in Chemical Engineering


Lean Black Belt Professional, Management and Strategy Institute.


(06/07 – Present) Manufacturing Supervisor. Ricoh Electronics Inc. Lawrenceville, Georgia.

• Execute production programs and coordinate with plant controllers any production change due to Customer needs, material shortage or machine failures.

• Use of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as Labor variance, Cycle times, Operation rate, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Yields.

• Coordinate and execute Safety programs using daily and monthly meeting.

• Coordinate with 2nd and 3rd production supervisors any production change to minimize downtime and maximize operation rate.

• Optimize line fillers to maximize toner yields.

• Implement action plans for continuous improvement programs (5S, Kaizen).

• Supervise of 14 employees running four filling lines.

• Create, review and update Standard Operation Procedures.

• Maintains product quality and customer service standards.

• Organize and execute monthly inventory area.

• Hands-on some corrective and preventive maintenance activities.

• Train employees on new procedures, equipment and safety.

• Train employees and execute Zero landfill program.

• Analyze (root-cause) and correction of any Production or Quality problem.

• Experience using multiple computer applications including but not limited to Kronos, SAP and Microsoft Office Suite.


Start up and / or stabilization on 15 of the 16 new filling/packing lines.

Reduced changeover time on satellite lines from 120 min to 60 min using Kaizen events.

Increased toner yield on satellite lines with savings over $25,000 per line/ year.

2018 RICOH Way Award Winner (former Performance Excellence Award).

2017 RICOH Way Award Winner (former Performance Excellence Award).

2016 RICOH Way Award Winner (former Performance Excellence Award).

2012 Performance Excellence Award Nominee.

2011 Performance Excellence Award Winner.

(12/05 – 06/07) Production Supervisor. Fresh Express. Atlanta, Georgia.

• Coordinated and executed of production programs.

• Implemented action plans for continuous improvement programs.

• Supervised and coordinated 30 – 40 hourly employee tasks on five production lines..

• Trained employees ensuring GMP’s and Safety.

07/04 – 12/05 Production Supervisor. Mission Foods. Pendergrass, Georgia.

• Supervised and coordinated 35 – 42 hourly employee tasks on five production lines. • Coordinated and executed production programs.

• Developed and implemented action plans for continuous improvement programs.

• Developed and facilitated meetings/trainings for employees.

07/00 – 08/03 Professional Consulting. Caracas, Venezuela

• Consulted about a microbrewery design. Production capacity, equipment (kettle, boilers, filters, fermentation tanks, storage tanks, coolers, pipelines, pumps), sanitation.

• Translated industrial patents from English to Spanish.

06/98 – 07/00 R&D Chemist. Capital Resin Corporation. Columbus, Ohio.

• Developed and implemented new techniques and process for new products manufacturing and improved existent products.

• Collaborated with production management to solve any problem in acids manufacturing.

01/98 – 05/98 Production supervisor. Capital Resin Corporation. Columbus, Ohio.

• Supervised production personnel.

• Coordinated and executed production programs.

• Followed and executed industrial security programs.

• Night Customer attention.

03/96 – 12/97 Chemical Operator. Capital Resin Corporation. Columbus, Ohio.

• Control of chemical reactors, scales, pumps, condensers, coolers, storage tanks, filling systems. Producing toluenesulfonic acid, phenolsulfonic acid, cresolsulfonic acid benzenesulfonic acid and their blends.

• Loaded and unloaded trucks.

11/95 – 03/96 Warehouse Operator. Micro Center. Columbus, Ohio.

• Executed general warehouse duties for computer and electronic equipment, software and hardware.

08/95 – 12/95 Student at Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio.

English as Second Language Program.

01/94 – 11/94 Student at St. Louis University and English School Language, St. Louis, Missouri.

English as Second Language Program.

12/86 – 05/93 Production Superintendent. C.A. Cervecera Nacional (Large Brewery), Caracas, Venezuela.

• Planned, controlled and supervised all phases required in the production of beer and malt-beverage.

• Supervised production personnel.

• Planned and supervised sanitation programs.

• Interrelated with Quality Control and Packing departments.

• Active member of the testing panel.

03/85 – 07/86 Quality Control Manager, PepsiCo (Cd. Bolivar plant).

• Planned and control of gaseous beverages production.

• Detailed manufacturing equipment capabilities.

• Planned and executed daily and weekly sanitation programs.

• Control of water treatment system.


Spanish and English.


Available upon request

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