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Manufacturing Manager

Missouri City, Texas, United States
August 26, 2018

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Jimmy A. Alfaro

Plant Manager

Qualified and dedicated manufacturing and operations professional with more than 10 years of experience in process development, Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, process engineering and project management with a proven record of manufacturing performance improvements. 713-***-**** Missouri City, TX 77459 SKILLS


Process Engineer

Tramontina USA, Inc.

Feb 2011-Jun 2018 Sugar Land, TX


Achieved 85% OEE while managing 200+ employees on an interim basis.

Reduced WIP inventory by 46% through strategic planning and leading Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Developed and implemented the manufacturing process for Tramontina’s Fusion Fry Pans, which Tramontina pioneered in the US market.

Increased production throughput on the newest line of products by 150% through development of new automated production line (designed, installation and operation).

Increased the productivity of a packaging process by 275% in the packaging department through leading Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Reduced inventory of production components on the manufacturing floor by 69% by leading implementation of Pull system and other Lean manufacturing techniques.

Increased production output by 50% by setting production goals, leading implementation of a Production Management System (KPI’s) and implementation of a TPM system.

Improved material flow in manufacturing and packaging via hands-on management of material clerks and supervisor and indirect management of production personnel.

Reduced waste from 3.5% to 0.5% on the second largest process while increasing production throughput by 25%.

Manufacturing Management Industrial Engineering Process Engineering Process Development

Inventory Management

Project Management

Equipment Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Lean Manufacturing

Production Planning

Cost Calculation Food Manufacturing

Laser Safety Officer OSHA Regulations FDA & USDA Exposure Multi-Task Microsoft Office AutoCAD

Budgeting Leadership

Teamwork Problem-Solving

Increased throughput of automated line by 32% while reducing downtime by 20% via implementation of TPM and other Lean Mfg. Techniques.

Maximized output of laser engraving systems and reduced setup time by 67%.

Minimized the quantity of defective components (production and packaging) by effectively communicating with and evaluating corrective actions with suppliers.

Developed process to allocate production rate, labor requirement and ensure accuracy of BOM’s.

Developed SOPs for Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing and Packaging departments. Production Manager

Chung’s Gourmet Foods

Oct 2007-Feb 2011 Houston, TX


Maintained 92% of efficiency on all production and packaging departments while managing 5 supervisors and 130+ employees in the operations of two production shifts.

Reduced losses of finished goods by 49% by reengineering production processes and implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques.

Improved productivity of the packaging department by 24% by setting standards goals.

Reduced packaging changeover time by 33% by leading Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Reduced WIP inventory by 25% by increasing packaging department productivity.

Reduced accident occurrences by 60% through implementation of engineering and administrative controls.

Reduced payroll-processing time by 50% through implementation of SOP. EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering - Don Bosco University, El Salvador, 2005 RECOMMENDED U.S. EDUCATIONAL EQUIVALENCY: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from a regional-accredited institution of higher education in the United States (Evaluated by Spantran Educational Services, April 2010)


Industrial Ergonomics Certificate – Travelers Safety Academy, April, 2018.

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Quality Auditing – Frontline Resources. Inc., June 2016.

Robot Operations Certificate - FANUC, March 2015.

Laser Safety Officer (LSO) Certificate – Laser Institute of America (LIA), February 2012.

Lean Six Sigma Certificate – Villanova University, November 2010.

HACCP CERTIFICATION: “Developing and Implementing HACCP Plans for the Meat Industry Course” - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. September 2007. LANGUAGES

English Spanish

Full professional proficiency Native / Bilingual Proficiency

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