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Manager Plant

Alabaster, Alabama, 35007, United States
August 29, 2018

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Lorenzo (Don) Taylor


To obtain a leadership position where I can add value by delivering results in a team-spirited environment.


January 1995 – November 2007 Birmingham Bible College

October 1982 – December 1985 Birmingham Southern


May 2018 – Present Coke Cola Bottler United: Quality Assurance Supervisor

Supervised the daily operations of the laboratory, Sanitation, and Blend Technicians

To ensure Safety Quality and GMP, as well as CCBU, were followed, Made sure all Laboratory Technicians, Specialist, Blend Technician, Sanitation Technicians Followed and where train on all PPE, SOP/Daily Weekly Monthly and Quarterly in House Audits. Worked with production on Quality and Continuous Improvement. Generated Weekly Schedules, timekeeping corrective and Disciplinary Action.

September 2015 – August 2017 Quick Fix Roofing, Project Construction Superintendent

Managed daily operations on construction site and control the short-term schedule. Which included Safety, Quality control and the management of subcontractor and Logistic Coordination supervised a Labor force of 12.

September 2017-Present BLOX Build, Quality Control Inspector

Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as prints, rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers. Work with production to Continually improving the production process.

March 2009 – August 2015 LHOIST North America, Quarry Supervisor, O’Neal Plant

Managed daily mining functions to ensure they met the company’s requirements, production, quality control and safety.

Surveyed point boundaries, dump areas, elevations, multiple bench areas and slopes.

Coordinated drilling and blasting sites using Leica Geosystems.

Operated AutoCAD machinery and additional equipment as needed to meet Quarry production goals efficiently and safely.

Prioritized daily operational needs, manpower, and the use of machinery as needed.

Coordinated all mining activities for maintenance personnel, mining engineers, drillers, contractors and Quarry manager.

Maintained documentation for mining maps, plans, quality control, technical procedures as well as training and safety guides.

Conducted training for miners and new hires.

Participated in safety training, educational training, certifications as needed.

August 2007 – March 2009 Chemical Lime, Production Manager, Alabaster Plant

Supervised a team of 20 resources for day to day operations and Continuous Improvements.

Coordinated with the department manager and plant manager to ensure day to day activities are meeting company standards. Produce and Managed operations and Capex Budget

Monitored Kiln activities to ensure they were operating at maximum capacity.

Managed environmental omissions to meet ADEM requirements.

Recorded and reduced incident rate among personnel.

Monitored equipment to ensure all equipment was functional and operational.

Conducted daily safety meetings with personnel.

May 2004 – August 2007 Chemical Lime, Store Room Coordinator, Montevallo Plant

Maintained shipping and receiving of all company materials.

Managed all inventory control.

Ordered company supplies and equipment as needed.

Company liaison for onsite vendors.

Distributed all inventory and equipment to company personnel as needed.

Worked closely with auditors to ensure inventory was recorded and accounted for properly.

Performed daily maintenance of storeroom.

Assisted supervisor with daily, monthly and yearly reports.

Performed other duties as needed.

February 1988 – May 2004 Chemical Lime, Lab Senior Chemist, Montevallo Plant

Maintained chemical analysis to ensure that the product or service an operation provides is fit for purpose, and consistently meet internal and external requirements.

Process Control (SPC) (ISO) certified

Operated spectrometer and fusion machine.

Assisted with the conception of the PCC product.

The prepared end of month reports, charts, and graphs as needed.

Conducted training of new hires and contractors as needed.

Presented vendor presentations.

Certifications include; CPR, Lime 101 certified, SPC certified and Hazmat certified.

Participated in ongoing training and educational seminars as needed.


Microsoft Office Suites, Excel, MP2, SAP, Lawson software, AutoCAD, and Leica Geosystems


Available upon request

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