CHRISTOPHER K. LOPATA
Lake Zurich IL *****
Highly developed supervisory techniques and communication.
Fluent in Polish language and basic Spanish.
Excellent organizational and clerical abilities.
Experienced in various computer data entry programs.
Certified in forklift operations and CPR.
Hands on experience with manufacturing machines.
Penray Company, Wheeling, IL. Oct 16 – Aug 18
Forecasting and scheduling all manufacturing jobs.
Creating job pockets and closing them after completion.
Setting up upcoming production schedule ordering necessary amount of temporary and permanent employees.
Keep track of all attendance, payroll, vacation requests and employee performance reviews/counseling.
Report and record daily production numbers, responsible for overall safety, quality and productivity.
Conduct inventory of all in-house material and order components needed by using Kanban system.
Morton/Jason Manufacturing Co., Libertyville, IL. Apr 13 – Jul 16
Direct and supervise all operations in continued improvement of production control, standard operating procedures, safety and ISO quality.
Communicate daily with management team about production goals and maintained on time delivery.
Conducted union employees training, attendance, payroll and all safety activities including 5S walks.
Cano Packaging Corporation, Arlington Heights, IL. Feb 11 - Mar 13
Supervised more than 100 permanent and seasonal workers on various production lines.
Prepare new lines and start-up procedures for a quick changeover.
Recorded hourly production numbers and reported daily shift output to Plant Manager.
Performed optimization of the machines, lean manufacturing and 5S’s practices.
Process Technician / Assembly Production Supervisor
United Plastics Group Inc. Bensenville, IL. Aug 95 – Nov 10
Inspected machines and fixtures for assembly operations. Prepared production lines, verified availability of material. Recommended measures to improve production and quality output.
Assisted in shipping and receiving duties as needed.
Performed opening and shut down of the plant.
Participated in certification of ISO 9001 for the company.
Education: University of Nebraska - Bachelors Degree in Arts and Science
Major in International Affairs and Languages.
Military: Honorable discharge from service in U.S. Army,
& National Guard. Received numerous medals and awards.