ROBERT G. JANCA
Address: **** ****** ******
Richmond, CA 94805
A capable production, facilities and purchasing manager with a proven record of success. Experienced in using lean manufacturing to reduce costs and streamline production processes. A hands-on problem solver who can diagnose and repair manufacturing equipment as needed. A solution oriented leader who is able to encourage team members to succeed at their common goal. A highly experienced procurement manager with a demonstrated ability to significantly reduce materials costs by standardizing processes, negotiating favorable terms and streamlining supplier channels. Skills
Demonstrated excellent soft management
Able to work with and encourage
different personalities to achieve a
Coordinates with Engineering to purchase
materials on time and on or under
Adept at reading and interpreting
Successfully reduced inventory overhead
by implementing just-in-time purchasing
Analyzed costs on an ongoing basis and
relayed changes to maintain profitability.
Oversaw raw materials and hardware
inventory valued at $500k.
Guided Kanban process to help facilitate
just in time purchasing.
Capable at troubleshooting and repairing
equipment in a production environment.
Oversaw all building maintenance and
upgrades to a 10,000 sq ft plant
Authored and conducted monthly walk
through inspections to assure compliance.
Conducted required ongoing employee
training and testing.
PURCHASING & FACILITIES MANAGER - Wooden Window Inc. - Oakland, CA - Jan 2010 - Sep 2018
Worked closely with Engineering to manage all aspects of purchasing, strategic planning, supplier selection, consolidation, qualification, sourcing and cost reduction.
Established flow of all raw materials: lumber, glass, custom and standard hardware. Outsourced custom fabricated and machined hardware and components as needed. Managed a supply base of over 250 vendors with an annual budget of two million dollars.
Reduced in house inventory by 40% by implementing just-in-time purchasing strategy.
Initiated and managed a Kanban system for hardware, fittings and electrical components.
Supervised management of facility. Monitored employee and building OSHA compliance. PRODUCTION MANAGER - Melissa Joy Manning - Berkeley, CA - Dec 2006 - Dec 2009
Hired and trained new employees. Authored annual employee reviews.
Purchased materials, equipment and tools for production. Monitored production costs. Measurably reduced inventory overhead.
Utilized MRP database for purchasing, production scheduling, planning and reporting.
Developed and maintained vendor relationships to improve the quality of purchases and reduce material lead times.
Identified areas for process improvement and cost savings. Implemented process changes. Created daily logs and dashboard reports in Excel to monitor and improve performance metrics over time. PRODUCTION MANAGER AND IMPORT-EXPORT COORDINATOR - Tabra International - Novato, CA - Mar 2002
– Nov 2006
Supervised direct and indirect manufacturing, shipping, receiving, and stock maintenance operations.
Hired, trained and supervised an in-house production team of twelve full-time employees
Managed an MRP database to track inventory control, purchasing, shop order production, bills of materials and finished product cost analysis.
Purchased all raw materials tools and consumables for manufacturing.
Oversaw all equipment allocation and repair. Maintained facility OSHA compliance. Education
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN - San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas - 1990-1992 Interests:
MIG welding, automotive fabrication and restoration 2