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Manager Engineer

Howell Township, New Jersey, 07731, United States
November 09, 2018

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Home: 732-***-**** Cell: 732-***-**** SUMMARY

A result driven professional with 20+ years experience in Production Management and Industrial Engineering. Achieved significant results based upon high quality cost analysis and team leadership, leading to major productivity increases and cost reductions. Designed and implemented new incentive compensation program for order pickers resulting in over $400K in annual savings. Capable of evaluating work environment while looking at the big picture and proposing alternatives by thinking outside the box. Significant expertise in Logistics, Warehousing, Planning, managing employees and detailed cost analysis. Additional areas of expertise include Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, Team Building and Union Contract Negotiations. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

REVENT INC, Somerset, NJ 10/2011 - 9/2018

Manufacturing Manager

Reporting directly to the CEO of a commercial oven manufacturer, responsible for all aspects of manufacturing, receiving, shipping, inventory level and control, transportation, purchasing, planning, quality, cost reductions, methods improvements, personnel decisions, development of job descriptions and performance reviews. The main liaison to the Sales and Service departments in addition to responsibilities for OSHA, UL, NSF, fire and alarm companies. McCANN SYSTEMS, Edison, NJ 9/2009 – 10/2010

Production Manager

Responsible for the management of six departments, including Fabrication, Installation, Service, Drafting, Programming, and Purchasing for an Audio/Video designer/integrator. Acted as the main liaison between these departments and Project Managers/Sales. Responsible for all budgets, manpower planning, hiring and scheduling. Reported directly to executive management.

Direct and supervise six department managers, driving open communication between all.

Developed detailed cost analysis reports to determine profitability of individual projects and departments.

Forecasted manpower requirements for all departments based on future sales potential.

Defined job descriptions and cross trained employees to ensure maximum productivity and use of manpower.

Prioritize purchase orders for product to maximize cash flow and meet deadlines for project completion. COOPER INDUSTRIES, Long Branch, NJ 1998 – 2009

Manufacturing Engineer/Production Manager

Manufacturing Engineer responsible for reducing costs and improving productivity as the liaison between warehousing, purchasing and assembly departments. Worked with design engineering to ensure maximum profitability of new products. As company downsized, the last 3 years were spent mainly as production manager while doing double duty in engineering.

Designed Shipping warehouse – Site selection, rack layout, product slotting for maximum productivity.

Developed retail product costs based on design, material and labor cost analysis.

Instituted in-house printing of all product literature to save $300k annually vs. purchased literature.

Designed assembly lines and work cells, procured all tools, fixtures and warehouse equipment.

Managed 50+ union employees – assemblers, set-ups, warehouse personnel.

Developed detailed loaded labor costs to analyze and maximize use of overtime. TWIN COUNTY GROCERS, Edison, NJ 1985 – 1998

Industrial Engineer/Purchasing Manager

Hired as an Industrial Engineer to perform time studies and enforce the developed work standards. Worked extensively on cost savings projects and was given tremendous leeway after developing a good reputation for being creative and saving money. As an engineer, I developed an incentive program for order pickers resulting in annual savings of $400k. As the company downsized, I took that good cost saving reputation to manage the purchasing department for the final 3 years. EDUCATION

BS, Management Science, Kean University

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