Don A Tullman
Clovis, Ca 93619 email@example.com
OBJECTIVE: Glass Industry Professional seeking a Business Operations, Management, or Production Position.
Guardian Industries Corporation Auburn Hills, MI 1984-2009
WEST COAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR – Responsible for production, sales, human resources and P&L for three world class glass manufacturing facilities with sales of over 175 million dollars. Led 400 plus employee in Kingsburg, Reedley, and Fullerton, CA. with production of upwards of 800 tons of Flat Glass per day.
MIDWEST REGIONAL MANAGER – Responsible for four world class facilities with sales upwards of 230 million dollars, and 750 employees in Carleton and Walled Lake, MI, Floreffe, PA, and Rogers, AR: Production capabilities 1500plus tons of Flat Glass per day.
PLANT MANAGER, PRODUCTION MANAGER, HOT END MANAGER – Kingsburg, CA/ Carleton, MI.
Highlights and Accomplishments
2000 Employee Of The Year – Selected from 22,000 employees world-wide.
Tasked to take over company’s largest plant, in Carleton, MI after lowest profit year in nearly thirty years, in the midst of nine union elections, poor safety record and 100% turnover for two years. In three years, the plant earned record profits, no union campaigns, won corporate Safety Gold Award and achieved 1,000,000 with no lost time accidents. Turnover at 12% and falling.
Tasked to Kingsburg, California plant in 2007 to oversee massive Tank and Line Repair with expenditures of upwards of $105,000,000. Successful repair and return to full production in 100 days ahead of schedule and under budget.
Created and hold patent for Ultrawhite Glass Revolutionary Clear Glass product.
FOUNDER AND MEMBER – HOT END AUDIT TEAM – Worldwide audits, repairs, and rebuilds of the Corporation’s furnaces and forming operations.
Company Trouble shooter for Manufacturing, Production, Quality and Sales issues. Traveled to 29 Countries and 46 States.
Led Negotiations for several union contracts.
Organized and worked on several union education and de-certification drives.
Awarded certifications for safe management by the Governor of Michigan and the Society of Safety Engineers in California.
Traveled and trained various Guardian Plants and Customer facilities to help create a safety atmosphere resulting in several safety awards.
Thatcher Glass Company Horseheads, NY 1974-1984
PLANT MANAGER, ASSISTANT PLANT MANAGER, FURNACE DEPARTMENT HEAD, BATCH AND MELTING FOREMAN – Elmira, NY/Saugus, CA/Wharton, NJ.
Founding Member and served on Hot End Audit Team – Responsible for troubleshooting and auditing of furnaces throughout the corporation to extend life and efficiency of assets.
San Luis Coastal Unified School District, San Luis Obispo, CA 2009-2016
BASKETBALL COACH, SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, TUTOR – Clovis, Selma and Los Osos, CA.
West Morris Regional School District, Chester, NJ
TEACHER/COACH – Flanders, NJ – Taught history and psychology. Coached football, baseball and basketball. Wrote and created the psychology program at the high school which included introductory and advanced learning courses for students. Hold Current Teaching Certifications in States of New Jersey and California
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 1974-1977
Master’s Program, Educational and Child Psychology completed coursework.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Graduated in 1973
Bachelor of Arts, History.
Graduated with honors and distinction in history.
NCAA Division One Baseball Varsity Letter, Team Captain.
Scarlett Key Honor Society.
Scarlett R Honor Society