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Manager Truck Driver

Washington, Michigan, United States
November 05, 2018

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*****Hawald Drive

Shelby Township, Michigan 48316

Home #: 586-***-**** E-mail:


OPERATIONS MANAGER / PLANT MANAGER - A results-oriented, hands on individual with 23 years of management/supervision experience working in the steel industry. Directed warehousing, logistics, shipping/receiving and maintenance. Experienced with:

P & L Responsibility/Operating Costs ISO/QS 9000: 2000

Cost Reductions/Profit Improvement Production/Facility Scheduling

Continuous Improvement Teams Employee Empowerment/Team Building

Lean Manufacturing Labor/Employee Relations

AS 400 Computer System SAP Computer System

Characterized as energetic, efficient, creative, resourceful and a mentor/coach. Good ability in

Producing results and excellent at multi-tasking.


CENTRAL STEEL & WIRE COMPANY Detroit, MI June 2013 - October 2018

Plant Manager / Plant Superintendent

Manage a 160,000 SQ FT manufacturing operation encompassing 2 shifts. Supervising 4 foremen

With indirect responsibility of 25 union employees. Involved in the human resource issues, hiring process/performances reviews, disciplinary actions, vacations/overtime scheduling, and ISO training. Schedule maintenance for work equipment and obtain quotes from vendors for capital expenditures and repairs.

On-time delivery for the last 5 years 99.9 – 100%.

No recordable worker’s compensation injuries for 2017.

ISO trained Auditor for company.

No recordable overtime in last 3 years for warehouse.

ABB ROBOTICS Auburn Hills, MI Dec 2011 - May 2013

Responsible for ordering material for plant production and assembly.

Trained all employees on cranes and forklift and reviewed all safety videos.

Responsible for weekly payroll and calculating man hours for weekly projects.


Operations Manager

Responsible for coordination, planning and execution of all facility operations, Maintain the Quality Systems Policies and Objectives. Maintain clean and safe work environment.

Coordinate manpower and resources to conduct rail switching, loading/unloading, shuttle, and administrative activities. Responsible for meeting facility objectives relative to operational budget. Hire and maintain adequate workforce. Report operational situations to VP/GM on daily basis. Ensure proper training of all employees, Track and report facility activity as required by Customer, Maintain manufactures documents relative to vehicle handling as required by customer. Responsible for all facility maintenance.

COPPER AND BRASS STEEL COMPANY, Rochester Hills, MI 2008- 04-2010

Plant Closed

Production Supervisor

Responsible for daily operations including planning daily workload, Truck Scheduling,

Inventory Control, Shipping and Receiving and Scheduling Maintenance. Trained union

Employees to company policies and procedures, Lean manufacturing and OSHA/MIOSHA


ALRO STEEL COMPANY, Jackson, MI 1994 - June 2007

(A privately-held company with 40 locations in 12 states with divisions in metals, plastics and industrial supply)

Plant Superintendent/Toledo 2005 – June 2007

Manage an 80,000 square foot manufacturing operation encompassing 3 shifts performing 5 different operations. Supervise 3 foremen with indirect responsibility of 38 union employees. Involved in the human resource issues, hiring process/performance reviews, disciplinary actions, vacations/overtime scheduling, and ISO training. Initiate/conduct weekly production meetings. Schedule truck maintenance and obtain quotations from vendors for capital expenditures.

Part of the management team that was involved in the process of ISO certification

Within the first month as Plant Superintendent increased on-time delivery to 99.8% from 96%.

Over a 2 month period increased the warehouse space significantly which resulted in better flow efficiency.

Decreased PML to 32% from 48%.

Over a 1 year period the 5 operations did not have a recordable worker’s compensation injury.

Promoted to the position of Superintendent from Foreman in recognition of producing results and having excellent employee/union relations.


Production Supervisor/Detroit 1994 - 2005

Responsible for the day-today 1st shift operations including the warehouse and truck drivers. Supervised 18 union employees. Scheduled work. Trained employees in company policies and procedures, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, team involvement and OSHA/MIOSHA regulations/procedures. Handled weekly payroll and attendance point system. Interfaced routinely with union shop steward. Vacation replacement for plant superintendent.

Was the first supervisor in the facility to orient/train employees in lock out/tag out procedures, preventative maintenance techniques, ISO policies and company operating procedures.

Created a working environment conducive to healthy union relations which resulted in fewer grievances.


INTERSTATE DISTRIBUTORS Truck Driver 1993 - 1994

BROOK BEVERAGE CO. Truck Driver 1992 - 1993

KURTZ STEEL Warehouse Man/ Truck Driver 1988 - 1992

(Now Alro Steel)

PENINSULA STEEL Warehouse Man 1988

(Now Alro Steel)


Associates Degree:

Highland Park Community College- Highland Park, MI

Henry Ford Community College - Dearborn, MI

Attended company sponsored training programs in: Quality Auditor (Certificate), Anger Management for Employees, Supervision, Hazard Communication, Blood Borne Pathogens and CPR.


Skilled at reading: Work orders, sketches, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), and making visual quality inspections of products and operations.

Can Measure tolerances using: scale/tape measures, inside/outside micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators.

Can operate: fork lifts, hoists, overhead cranes, wire banding machines, computers, deliver van, semi-trucks and various hand tools.

Knowledgeable in using PC software programs: SAP System, MS Windows, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook Express.

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