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Manager Plant

Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2018

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Wayne T. Evans

***** *********** ****

Charlotte, NC 28215

704-***-****

ac7xm4@r.postjobfree.com

Manufacturing, Quality, Safety and Materials Control Management/Operations

A Highly Motivated Leader with over 22 years of proven success in a manufacturing, quality and materials control environments, capable of leading multi-functional teams that achieve corporate growth and profitability goals. A proven leader of leaders and has experience directing, managing, and implementing lean principles in team based environments.

Demonstrated expertise in the following areas:

Plant Manager

Safety Manager

Production Manager

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Production Supervisor

Materials Supervisor

Organizing and developing off-shift operations

KAIZEN Events Leader

LEAN Manufacturing initiatives

ISO 9001and 14001 Internal Auditor Certification

5’S/JIT

KANBAN Systems

Value Stream Mapping

2 Flow Bins Systems/ Visual Management

PROFESSIONAL Experience:

Mauser Corp. Charlotte, N.C. Sept. 2017- Oct. 2018

Manufacturing Manager – 3rd Shift

As Production Supervisor was responsible for front-line leadership in day-to-day operations of a designated production team to include Safety, Quality, Efficiencies and meeting customer expectations. Provided overall direction to production floor employees in the areas of production, scheduling, performance management, training and other related areas striving to improve overall operational efficiencies. Responsibilities: * Provided leadership and training to accomplish Plant Production objectives to all employees for Safety, Quality, Production, Packaging, and Maintenance. * Coordinated production activities with other departments to insure production goals/objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner. * Worked with operations team to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned absentees. * Established and monitored shift performance for safety, quality, and production standards. * Entered production data accurately into system in order to measure and monitor KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) around efficiencies, downtime, inventory and overall production. * Updated communication boards to keep production floor team members informed about safety, quality and efficiency metrics. Lead employee start-up meetings * Worked with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses. * Promoted shop floor organization, plant house-keeping with employees lean utilizing techniques such as 5S with shift personnel. * Acted as first point of contact for operators regarding mechanical failure or production issues; Directed maintenance employees to troubleshoot mechanical problems and perform preventative maintenance. * Prepared and reviewed employees worked hours for submission to payroll.

ABT Metals LLC. Statesville, N.C. Sept. 2015 – Aug. 2017

Plant Manager

Responsible for all Production Operations, Maintenance, Plant Engineering, Safety, Quality Control, Scheduling, Accounting, and Employees. Supervises plant personnel

Directly and through subordinate managers and/or supervisors. Prepares and maintains long- and short-range plans. Promotes good relations with community and government agencies.

Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing and maintenance issues to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal OSHA rules and regulations. Leads the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigations.

A O Smith Corp. Charlotte, N.C. 2011 – 2015

Manufacturing Manager

Responsible for all 2nd shift manufacturing and packaging processes of potable and expansion tanks. Ensured all aspects of personnel administration, productivity, engineering and quality standards were adhered to and achieved. Coordinated with all staff agencies within to insure operations continued efficiently. Consistently sustained productivity standards above the required goals for 2nd shift.

Ability to deal with and help resolve conflicts and discrepancies as they arise both within the facility and with outside vendors.

Supervised the operations of APT, Lagan and Omera hydraulic presses to form steel into half shells.

Knowledgeable in AS400, SAP and Kronos systems.

Managed the operations of interior and exterior power coating processes.

Supervised the operations of welding half shells into completed tanks.

Produced tanks in various sizes from 2gal up to 119gal.

Responsible for training and development of all department personnel.

Reduced yearly scrap totals by 65k a year.

Broke several production records related to productivity, efficiency and cost.

Responsible for maintaining Metric Goals of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost.

Performance Friction Corp. Clover, S.C. 2010- 2011

Production Supervisor

Responsible for all manufacturing activities for all production and prototyping activities also

Responsible for all manufacturing activities for all of Performance Friction’s production and prototyping activities on 3 shifts. These activities were coordinated with Supervisors, peers, and subordinates in Manufacturing, as well as Production Planning, Purchasing, Quality, Sales, IT, Process Engineering, Design Engineering, Development Engineering, Finance, and Management

Beacon Medaes, Rock Hill, S.C. 2007-2009

Flow Coach (Production Manager)

Managed a staff of 6 office employees, 3 plant supervisors and 35 shop floor employees in the production of medical gas pipeline products. Ensured all aspects of personnel administration, productivity, engineering and quality standards were adhered to and achieved. Coordinated with all staff agencies within to insure operations continued efficiently.

Facilitated successfully the move of the entire Pipeline division from Lenexa, K.S. to Rock Hill, S.C.

Reorganized entire Pipeline plant to be more in line with Lean Principles and Methodologies.

Freightliner LLC, Mt. Holly, NC 1999-2007

Production Supervisor

Managed staff of 6 production team leaders and 220 hourly union employees in the assembly of M2 Business Class Diesel Trucks . Insured all aspects of personnel administration, productivity, engineering and quality standards were adhered to and achieved. Coordinated with all staff agencies within to insure operations continued efficiently.

Selected by Corporate Headquarters as a Member of Total Business Excellence concept team which authored the Daimler Chrysler Production System (DCPS).

Personally authored 3 of the tools within the Human Infrastructure sub-system of the DCPS- On the Job Training, Team Development Activities, Shop Floor Training Area.

Member of the Implementation Team for DCPS at Mt. Holly Plant.

Supervisor in Total Business Excellence Pilot Area. Responsible for successful implementation, motivation of employees and reorganization of Chassis Line and Final Cab areas.

Developed and Implemented cost reduction initiatives, budget forecasting and monitoring.

Consistently sustained productivity standards above the required goals.

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Managed staff of 4 QA team leaders and 65 hourly union employees in quality assurance, monitoring assembly of trucks and non-conforming parts received. Insured all aspects of personnel administration, productivity, engineering and quality standards were adhered to and achieved. Coordinated with all staff agencies within to insure operations continued efficiently.

Established and led employee Quality Assurance teams that developed teamwork, produced open communication, and fostered a sense of ownership among staff members.

Knowledgeable in ASME Y14.5M-1994 Geometric Dimensioning, Tolerance and Mathematical Definitions.

Responsible for the revision of work instructions and procedures for compliance to ISO 9001 standards.

Materials Control Supervisor

Managed staff of 4 materials team leaders and 105 hourly union employees in the flow of materials from the receiving dock to the production lines. Ensured all aspects of personnel administration, productivity, engineering and quality standards were adhered to and achieved. Coordinated with all staff agencies within to insure operations continued efficiently.

Team leader on numerous LEAN manufacturing events improving space allocation, efficiency of operation and non-conformance indicators by 75%.

Successfully conducted workflow analysis, established Kanban systems and implemented Total Business Excellence techniques that improved the overall operations significantly.

Responsible for maintaining goals of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale.

General Steel Drum Corporation, Charlotte, N.C. 1996-1999

Quality Technical Supervisor

Managed staff of 2 production supervisors and 25 hourly employees, responsible for giving technical support in all aspects of quality adherence and non-conformance of products outgoing and incoming material.

Responsible for the revision of work instructions and procedures for compliance to ISO 9001 standards.

Drum Finishing Supervisor

Managed a staff of 1 team leader and 20 hourly employees where we were responsible for

100% testing of all open head and tight head drums for leaks using a state of the art ambient air testing machine and installing all specified bungs, silk screen and UN markings on drums to then be loaded onto trailers and shipped to customers.

Responsible for training and development of all department personnel

Developed preventive maintenance program for Ambient Air Tester. Responsible for weekly breakdown of all major components to be cleaned, oiled etc. and all work carefully documented.

Education

Fayetteville State University

Business Management

Fayetteville, N.C.

Other Related Skill Set Certifications Completed:

Meeting the Leadership Challenge - 1999

Managing Relationships for High Performance - 2001

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing - 2001

Problem Solving Strategies and Tactics - 2000

N.C. Forklift Safety Instructor Certification - 2002

Statistics – Making Informed Decisions Using Data - 2005

Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines – 2002

References: Upon Request



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