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Production Supervisor

York, SC
October 19, 2018

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To obtain a position where I can apply myself and make use of the talents that I have. To achieve both the career and personal goals that I have through hard work and dedication.


1974 - 1978 Chester High School Chester, South Carolina

High School Diploma

1997 – 2000 University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina

Certificate of Management Diploma Darla Moore School of Business

Units covered:

High Performance Management

Leading and Facilitating High Performance Teams

Supervisory Skills

Assertiveness Training

Power of Negotiation

Leadership Skills for Frontline Managers

Coaching and Counseling


2016-Present Gestamp

Production Supervisor

Responsible for the production of stamped parts for the automotive industry. This includes both steel and aluminum parts from class “C” to class “A”.

Manage 3 tandem press lines and 1 transfer press line with 3 leads and 45 associates.

Responsible for all safety, quality and production of the department.

Responsible for all training and cross training of associates on work instructions.

Responsible for the coaching and building of the team.

Responsible for meeting all KPI goals for the department.

2012-2016 Buckeye Fire Equipment

Production Supervisor

Responsible for the manufacture of fire extinguishers. From the steel blank to the finished boxed product. Manage 7 major departments, which includes 4 smaller operations. Manage 75+ employees with 2 supervisors and 6 leads. Sales volume 50+ million annually

Helped to sustain and further the 5S as well as Lean programs

Brought data driven decision making processes as well worked to get standardized work in place.

Helped to improve cross departmental communication as well as consistency of policy application.

2008-2012 MacLean Power Systems

Production Supervisor/ Department Manager

Responsible for the manufacture of power line insulators both injection molded units and custom made polymer units. Manage 2 departments and 3 shifts with 40+ employees and a total annual sales volume of 40+ million dollars.

Developed and implemented a 5S program on shop floor.

Developed and implemented standardized work and housekeeping responsibilities for all departments.

Helped implement “Lean Manufacturing” into our process.

Brought production levels up by 30% by implentation of quality systems and as well as organization of work force and responsibilities.

Implemented scheduling policies that allowed for response to customer “Storm Orders” from 96 hours to 48 hour lead time.

2007-2008 Austin International

Department Manager

Responsible for bringing a new natural gas meter shop online and within budget.

Standardized workflow of the shop to bring production from 200 meters per day to 700 meters per day.

Developed SOP’s to assure the correct repairs were being done and that correct meters are repaired.

Responsible for all personnel hiring to if necessary termination.

Responsible for setting up all safety procedures for the shop as well as handling the OSHA required training and necessary meetings for the entire facility.

Increased customer audit performance from an unacceptable level to better than 95% with commendations for the accuracy and quality of the meters produced.

Extensive work with all Microsoft Office programs including VISIO and Access.

1995 - 2007 GAF Materials Corporation Chester, South Carolina

Production Supervisor

Responsible for the safety, quality and production of 16 production teammates and 2 maintenance teammates.

Handled all training of teammates, including writing procedures and job descriptions.

Handled all both positive and corrective feedback and documentation for all such actions.

Did all office duties as to files and am very proficient in all Microsoft Office programs, including Project and Publisher. I have trained others in the use of Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.

Trained all new management candidates in dealing with teammate issues. From how to motivate someone, difficult teammates as well as good teammates, and couching and counseling.

Also filled in on a temporary basis, less than a year in the following positions with the full authority and responsibility allotted to each of these positions:

Production/Operations Manager

Logistics Manager

Quality Manager

Maintenance Manager

1983 - 1995 GAF Materials Corporation Chester, South Carolina

Operator/Relief Supervisor

Over the course of 12 years I held and trained other teammates on all manufacturing positions in the process. The positions I held include the following:

Forklift Operator

Lad Technician

Shipping Clerk

Winder Operator

Dry End Relief Operator

Hydroformer Operator

Hydropulper Operator

Wet End Relief Operator

I became a Relief Supervisor in 1986 along with my other responsibilities. I would fill in for the supervisor in the event that they could not operate their crew.


I am very involved in the community and the well-being of the youth. I have been a youth football and baseball coach for the past 25 years. I have served on the Board of Director of “Piedmont Pop Warner Youth Football and Cheer”, as well as being one of the founders of this organization. I am a booster club member of the local high school and help where I can.

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