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Supply Chain Manufacturing

Yakima, Washington, United States
November 28, 2018

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Randy Pollock

Yakima, WA 208-***-****



Accomplished operations management professional with extensive experience in the development and manufacturing of complex products in global organizations. Strong ability to assimilate complex and diverse technical information, quickly coordinate resources, and provide direction for rapid problem resolution. Assertive, goal-driven leader who works across all levels of the organization to design and deliver solutions that help organizations achieve business goals.

Leadership: Sets a clear and simple course for the team to follow. Leads by example, and is accountable for decisions. Sets high expectations and inspires other to meet the plan.

Adaptability: Gathers diverse information quickly to coordinate resources and provide direction for problem resolution. Solid problem solving skills.

Problem Solving: Utilizes Lean, Six Sigma, and PDCA (Plan Do Check Act) to drive decision making. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all levels.

Planning & Organization: Ability to develop, deploy, communicate, execute, and sustain multiple projects simultaneously.

* Lean Manufacturing

* Budget Management

* Schedule Management

* Project Management

* ISO 9000

* Global Manufacturing

* Strategic Planning

* Six Sigma

* FAA Regulations

CubCrafters Yakima, WA

Director of Manufacturing

Direct the CubCrafters operations organization, which includes, weld, machine shop, composite shop and final assembly areas. Additional responsibilities include manufacturing engineering, supply chain, facilities and the logistics organization for a manufacturer of light sport, experimental and FAA Part 23 aircraft. Team consists of 120+ salaried and hourly employees.

* Redesigned the flow in final assembly to accommodate 3 different aircraft models.

* Reassigned personnel into assembly teams responsible for complete aircraft assembly. This resulted in improved quality and reduced cycle time

* Reduced the time required on the router for builder assist parts by 50%.

* Developed a manufacturing engineering organization to focus on continuous improvement and cost reductions. This team initiated annualized cost saving of over $200K in the first six months.

Serta Simmons Bedding LLC (Contract) Pullayup, WA

Plant Project Manager

Hired on a contract basis for the installation and start up of a new bedding factory in Puyallup, WA.

Flow International Kent, WA

Senior Operations Manager

Directed the operations organization, which included the machine shop and assembly area as well as manufacturing engineering, supply chain, facilities and the logistics organization for an OEM of waterjet cutting equipment. Team consisted of 150+ salaried and hourly employees.

* Reduced past due revenue from more than $300K to less than $10K by tracking and eliminating bottlenecks

* Reduced past due hours in the machine shop from more than 3000 hours to less than 200 by adjusting material planning and staffing

* Achieved over $100K per year cost savings in the assembly area by implementing point of use strategies for assembly tools

* Reached 99% on time delivery for aftermarket parts by streamlining pick and pack process

DeLaval Manufacturing Mount Vernon, WA

Plant Manager

Led the site operations for an international dairy equipment manufacturer. Responsibilities included the production area as well as manufacturing engineering, supply chain and logistics organizations. Team consisted of 50+ salaried and hourly employees located in Washington and Oregon.

* Achieved over $100K per year cost savings by eliminating non value add processes identified in Value Stream Mapping studies.

* Reduced cycle time by one week by implementing Kanban and flow changes.

* Managed a supply chain team that negotiated cost savings in excess of $125K per year.

* Implemented material flow changes resulting in a greater than 10% improvement in operational efficiency.

* Reduced inventories by $700K by focusing on a build to order model.

Key Technology Walla Walla, WA

Director, Manufacturing Engineering and Business Services

Managed site manufacturing operations for an international food inspection equipment company. This included the production area as well as manufacturing engineering, supply chain, and quality assurance organizations. Team consisted of 200+ salaried and hourly employees located in the US, Singapore, and Mexico.

* Achieved over $200K per year cost savings by appropriately staffing and organizing the manufacturing engineering department.

* Led a supply chain team that negotiated cost savings in excess of $300K per year by executing futures contracts on commodities.

* Reduced Early Life Failures by 95% by implementing an outgoing quality burn-in process.

* Realized a one week cycle time reduction by rearranging the assembly area into work cells.

AMI Semiconductor Pocatello, ID

Director, Worldwide External Manufacturing

Led a worldwide team responsible for the subcontract manufacturing of wafers, assembly, and test of mixed signal and digital semiconductor devices. Team consisted of 34 salaried and hourly employees physically located in the U.S., Belgium, and the Philippines. Traveled internationally up to 50% of the time.

* Managed all the technical aspects of 9 subcontract wafer fabs, 29 assembly houses, and 9 test houses, including the scheduling, qualification, and technical support for 47 sites.

* Led a team responsible for reducing the subcontractor base by 50% over 3 years.

* Spearheaded the negotiation team responsible for securing assembly capacity during a period of very tight capacity in the industry.

Royal Precision Torrington, CT

Vice President, Quality and Engineering

Directed the quality and engineering organizations for a manufacturer of steel golf shafts. Managed the incoming quality of the golf grip and graphite shaft subcontractors. Led a team of 18 salaried and hourly employees responsible for the design, manufacturing and quality of steel golf shafts. Also responsible for the Environmental, Health and Safety of the site.

* Reduced labor hours to build a golf shaft by 25% by implementing a lean manufacturing process flow.

* Implemented systems for new product introductions that resulted in a 15% reduction in new product cycle time, as well as improving first pass manufacturing yields by 25%.


Holder of 5 US patents related to RF (radio frequency) packaging and RF packaging process.


National Technological University Fort Collins, CO

M.S., Management of Technology

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

B.S., Chemical Engineering

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