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Manager Management

Greenville, North Carolina, 27834, United States
November 13, 2018

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Carl L. Wooten, Jr.

**** ** ******* ** ****, Greenville, North Carolina 27834 Cell 252-***-****


A results-driven, solution-focused, and cost-conscious business professional, with a proven track record of continuous success and experience, including solid progressive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, while supporting management and leadership and ROI for shareholders. An exemplary record of developing successful strategic initiatives to increase productivity. Experienced at reorganizing operations to conserve cost and maximize productivity. Proven strengths in oral and written communication and team-building skills. A tactful and diplomatic communicator, with the ability to work independently, disseminate ideas, and generate action across all levels of an organization. Skilled at building effective rapport with employees at all levels. Recognized as an inspirational and motivational leader, who celebrates diversity and proactively leads.

Aseptic Training I,II


Exception Reporting (TrackWise)

Time Management and Work-Flow Planning

Microsoft Office Suite

Safety Standards and Compliance




Effective Technical and Communication Abilities

Management and Supervisory Experience (28-Plus Years)

Standard Operating Procedures

OSHA Guidelines





World Cat Boats (HC Composites), Tarboro NC

Production Supervisor April 2018- October 2018

Responsible for the supervision of 10 -15 employees in sub assembly and patch departments.

Ensured that safety and quality guidelines were too priority.

Coached employees on performance.

Prepared quarterly evaluations for employees

Ensured the accuracy of weekly payroll.

Interviewed and hired employees for my departments.

Worked closely with HR and payroll regarding personnel matters.

Provided feedback to upper management.

Spent 90% of my time on the production floor.

Participated in daily GEMBA walks.

Worked closely with other departments regarding the delivery time and dates on assembly parts

Patheon, Greenville, North Carolina

Pharmaceutical Production Operations (Aseptic Filing) Supervisor, November, 2016 to November, 2017

Responsible for the supervision of operations employees (e.g, filling, inspection) of high quality pharmaceutical products according to schedule, cost and quality standards, while maintaining employee engagement, safety performance, and ensuring adherence to all regulatory control and documentation procedures


Provided leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed, meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement, accountability, and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best.

Supervised employees in day to day operations by spending at least 50% of available time interfacing with employees to ensure that every product unit is of high quality and exceeds all the Company’s current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

Ensured that production schedule is met by distributing workload in accordance with changing priorities.

Ensured production operations are properly controlled and regulatory compliance requirements are met by ensuring batch documentation is accurate, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are accurate, training is current, critical documentation templates are accurate, equipment is in good repair and current calibration, and high standards of housekeeping are maintained in all areas of responsibility.

Prepared performance reviews for all employees and evaluates personnel performance according to performance management process. Provides feedback for continuous improvement. Holds staff accountable and applies discipline process as required. Assists in hiring staff as needed. Maintains a work environment with fosters teamwork and supports the company’s continuous improvement process.

Evaluated/solved operation problems by reviewing the area of concern, developing potential solutions, technically evaluating or testing the solutions, and preparing summary reports/recommendations for management.

Supported the company’s safety program to maximize safety awareness and provides a safe work environment. Reported OEE and downtime for area, as well as root-cause analysis for downtime.

Hospira, a Pfizer Company, Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Pharmaceutical Production Supervisor, 2012 to 2016

Terminally-Sterile Small-Volume Parenteral Production Unit is responsible for over 450 million units per year.

Responsible for supervision of exempt, direct, and indirect production operators and technicians in a generic specialty injectable pharmaceutical company. Implemented Lean manufacturing principles across department.

Reported OEE and downtime for area, as well as root-cause analysis for downtime.

Provided leadership to all areas, including solutions, aseptic, maintenance, and employee relations, ensuring efficiency in the production process, completing associated documentation, planning the effective use of labor and materials, ensuring quality and production standards were met, and leading other areas, such as engineering, validation, and instrumentation on special projects.

Investigated product quality concerns to determine root-cause, providing corrective and preventive actions, and ensuring proper actions were implemented.

Prepared and interacted with audits, including FDA, Genentech, TGA, MHRA, and Astellas.

Ensured the accuracy of weekly payroll of over 60 employees, and prepared and administered annual performance evaluations of over 60 employees.

Updated documentation, SOPs, and batch records in compliance with FDA remediation efforts.

Complied with sitewide procedures, including change control, documentation, deviation reporting, cGMP, compliance, safety, and electronic data security.

Coached and developed employees through communication and measurement of performance, and provided appropriate ongoing feedback.

Supervised the manufacturing operations in the production of pharmaceutical products, including line clearances, cleaning and sanitization, and preparing and sterilizing fill equipment and components in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Pinpointed top control items, identified priority items, and set aggressive action plans to address critical quality assurance issues.

Monitored, addressed, and reacted to departmental objectives, such as quality, cost, delivery, safety, and environment.

Communicated objectives and upcoming production schedules, and provided daily feedback and focus to team.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Kinston, North Carolina

Shipping Superintendent, 2010 to 2012

Managed daily activities and operations of the packing and shipping department for one of the nation’s largest poultry producing plants. Directly responsible for the oversight and supervision of three shift supervisors and over 75 production employees.

Held critical role for the management of frontline supervisor’s performance in areas of production.

Prepared and administered supervisor’s annual evaluations.

Ensured that cost objectives were met in each area.

Worked collaboratively with all departments throughout the plan, including USFA, to achieve established company objectives and consistently administer polices, GMPs, and procedures.

Conducted monthly departmental safety meeting for compliance.

Provided daily feedback to upper management about performance progress, issues, and/or concerns.

Attended daily production meetings to discuss strategies for reaching daily goals and objectives.

QVC, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Distribution Supervisor, 2000 to 2009

Supervised outbound operations for one of the largest multimedia retailers worldwide, with direct oversight of 50-plus employees. Responsible for the management of employee productivity, budget requirements, attendance records, performance evaluations, coaching, enforcement of company policies, and safety guidelines.

Managed daily operations for the Shipping Department, ensuring good load quality, proper load patterns, and timely loading of all packages for shipment to customers.

Acted as Manager for all first-shift outbound operations, with oversight of 300-plus employees in the absence of Area Manager and Shift Manager.

Supervised production in the Manual Packaging Department for the site’s start-up operation.

Managed employee performance, prepared and administered annual evaluations, and conducted monthly one-on one coaching sessions.

Maintained and updated employee time records to ensure payroll accuracy.

Worked collaboratively with human resources and other departments to achieve company objectives and uphold policies and procedures.

Promoted compliance with all job-related safety and other training requirements.

Named recipient of the QVC Shining Star Award (2001) for Exemplary Leadership.

Participated in site hiring events, employee appreciation, and community affairs activities.

Cox Target Media, Washington, North Carolina (1986 to 2000)

Production Superintendent, 1989 to 2000

Promoted to assist with management of production operations in the Inserting and Packing Department, with oversight of four Shift Supervisors and 100-plus employees.

Provided instruction and guidance to associates in correct job performance methods to maximize output and minimize downtime.

Administered evaluations and developed associates accordingly.

Interpreted company policy and procedures for all shift associates.

Production Supervisor, 1986 to1989

Worked with shift superintendent to effectively manage second-shift production operations, with oversight of 50-plus employees.

Assigned personnel duties to meet production schedules.

Monitored employee output and productivity.


North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management

Forklift Operator Certification

Ongoing Professional Development and Training

Leadership Excellence Distribution Direction Management Seminars Respect and Harassment Awareness Violence in the Workplace Staying Union-Free Stress Management Time Management

Technical Skills

Microsoft Word Excel Access Lotus Notes Outlook TC1 Warehouse Management System

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