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Machine Operator, Quality, Supervision, inventory, paper industry

Clemmons, North Carolina, 27012, United States
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August 24, 2018

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Clemmons, NC 27012 336-***-**** SUMMARY

Direct experience in most glass house skill sets. Highly motivated, approachable leader who's not afraid to jump in the trenches. Dedicated, hard working team leader/contributor with a positive attitude. Excellent organizational and motivational skills. Provide an inclusive environment that inspires and improves employee engagement, morale and teamwork. SKILLS

• Production scheduling

• Knowledge of quality control standards

• Strategic thinker

• Safety oriented

• Self motivated

• Dedication to product quality

• Compliance with GMPs

• Process certification

• Compensation/benefits administration

• Staff development

• Supervision & training

• Sound judgment


Owens-Illinois Glass Corp, Lexington, NC 10/1998 to 05/2018 Shift Coordinator (04/2015 to 05/2018)

Mastered the intricacies of the process flow within each department. Enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership. Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the performance outcomes to set future targets. Identified staffing and capital needs, collected relevant data and wrote justifications for established needs. Organized, prioritized and managed plant maintenance projects to keep facility safe, efficient and clean. Operated all equipment throughout manufacturing process to back-fill. Safety:

• Diligently maintained safety standards; reported/investigated all safety/risk incidents and conditions.

• Ensured completion of safety and housekeeping audits and workplace inspections.

• Coordinated emergency response situations.


• Diligently maintained quality standards; coordinated closely with QC regarding products awaiting dispositions.

• Implemented root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve product quality.

• Minimized total held ware. Investigated incidents and produced re-sort and critical defects reports. Coordinated with line leaders to ensure timely re-sort of held ware.

• Ensured all quality issues were contained and appropriate actions taken for affected stock. Production:

• Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.

• Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules; documented tasks in RACI format.

• Completed key projects on time, on budget and with a high level of accuracy.

• Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints.

• Completed all required documentation including shift logs, accurately and on time. Staff & Team Development:

• Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop high performing teams.

• Improved teamwork on selected shifts.

• Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations. WILLIAM HAMILTON - Page 2 of 2

• Coached employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals.

• Improved overall communication to the plant floor. Finished Products Shift Supervisor (11/2013 to 04/2015) Scheduled, led and coached 20 direct and 160 indirect reports including forming, select and pack, and warehousing operations on a 24/7 production shift. Primary responsibility for maintaining quality and production to meet all plant and company goals. Communicated and worked with hot end personnel to identify problems and develop solutions. Documented and communicated production activities on the back shifts to upper management. Finished Products Relief Supervisor / Finished Product Crew Leader (01/2000 to 10/2013) Scheduled and managed all cold end personnel; provided direction/solicited input on quality, job change, and maintenance issues. Provided real time SPC to all forming production lines. Communicated to the Production Shift Supervisor all issues, details, etc. that took place on the production floor. Acted as relief supervisor for vacations, medical leaves, etc. Batch and Furnace Tender Operator (07/2005 to 02/2006) Performed daily, and hourly, furnace inspections and heat tests. Operated MCS II system and monitored functions of the three (3) furnace conditions. Operated front end loader for cullet handling basement and raw material yard duties. Responsible for batch house and furnace maintenance on back shifts. Forming Machine Operator (03/1999 to 11/1999)

Performed daily machine operation and maintenance to produce highest quality glass bottles. Worked with maintenance/machine repair on job changes, machine maintenance, etc. Communicated with cold end personnel on all quality issues.

Hands-on Glass Manufacturing Positions (10/1998 to 05/2018) EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Business Management studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Business Administration studies, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC Manufacturing Management Certificate: Business

Rockhurst University, Charlotte, NC

"How to Successfully Make the Transition to Supervisor" Certificate: Time Management

Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC


Board of Directors (2006-2008), “Communities in School,” Davidson County, NC

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