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Manager Plant

Kuna, Idaho, United States
December 16, 2018

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Kuna, Idaho ****4

Cell 209-***-****,


Shipping/Receiving/ Warehouse / Transportation Manager/Production/Sanitation/ Inventory/ Purchasing with 25 plus years experience in management, training, safety and customer support.


Hilltop Ranch June 2015- Nov 2018

Ballico, California

Service and Distribution Manager

Creation of master production schedules for the plant producing almonds (4-7 million lbs per month)

Create daily Port schedule of export deliveries. Set up transportation for deliveries and receiving

Negotiate pricing and purchase all packaging materials for production plant.

Schedule outside services for manufacturing and pasteurization of almonds.

Manage work force utilization for approximately 65-100 employees

Responsible for monthly inventory and daily inventory levels of almonds and packaging materials.

Responsible for all fumigation of nuts.

Hilmar Cheese Company January 2012- June 2015

Hilmar, California

Supply Chain Material Movements Coordinator – (November 2012- June 2015)

Verify and match daily movements from the daily cheese production schedule to the MAR for correct movements and posting usages.

Reconcile weekly chemical, enzyme, DVS, and supply inventories, making sure they match physical with Ross (WMS) inventories and ERP.

Inform Texas and Hilmar Warehouse Managers and Supervisors of discrepancies in usages so they can be traced and updated for FDA audit traceability.

Follow lot number to be sure plants follow FIFO and are using correct quantities.

Supply Chain Receiving & Warehouse Manager – (January 2012- November 2012)

Develop SOP’s and training program for receiving team in order to achieve desired efficiencies and

Maintain safe working environment.

Manage work force utilization for approximately 30 employees

Develop & manage warehouse cleaning programs to ensure the warehouse is always audit prepared.

Responsible for the accurate reporting of physical material levels.

Inventory rotation follows FIFO and team is trained to implement during daily activities.

Created a daily MAR for materials for all cheese, protein and lactose plants.( Production Schedule)

Foster Farms Dairy December 2006-December 2011

Modesto, California

Production Planner/ Inventory Control/ Purchasing – (March 2008-December 2011)

Creation of master production schedules for the plant producing milk and juice products (ERP).

Daily monitoring of production output against stock levels, customer demand and production schedules.

Respond to variances in production, QC decisions and customer orders that may impact production plan, capacities and efficiencies.

Support the development of agreed stocking policies, planning lead times, etc in conjunction with sales, production, warehouse and technical departments.

Liaise for customer service, plants, warehouse and logistics functions on order issues/status.

Master Data owner for new material and vendor setup in scheduling and purchasing systems.

Load Out Supervisor – (December 2006-March 2008)

Work closely with production and transportation to ensure timely completion of daily requirements for load out of 60 trucks and 20 bobtails.

Direct activities of personnel, evaluate performance and take appropriate action.

Direct work force utilization for approximately 20-30 employees, ensuring compliance with Union Contract.

Conduct job performance and safety reviews on new hires and existing employees.

Central Spring, Inc. August 2006 – Dec 2006

Stockton, California

Plant Manager

Managed all aspects of production, quality, and maintenance, safety, purchasing, shipping and receiving.

Trinidad Benham. December 2003 – August 2006

Patterson, California

Operations Manager

Managed all aspects of production, quality, maintenance, safety, dispatching, shipping and receiving.

Managed 20-25 employees, including supervisor, lab technician, office staff and mechanics.

Managed all aspects of safety records, monthly budgets, Bill of ladings, staff schedules, inventory control, purchasing, sanitation, human resources and production records.

Purchased all supplies (parts, packaging, raw materials, janitorial, office and maintenance)

Ensure a safe and accident-free production area, including instructing monthly safety meetings.

Kagome Foods Inc. March 2002 – December 2003

Los Banos, California

Production Supervisor

Supervised all aspects of production (SOP), quality (MSP), sanitation and shipping and receiving.

Supervised 12-16 employees, including lab technician and mechanics.

Maintain safety records, bill of ladings, staff schedules, inventory control, and production records.

Identify production and quality problems and resolve them in an effective manner.

Ensure a safe and accident-free production area, including instructing weekly safety meetings.

Train production staff, forklift operators and provide in-the-field support.

Supervised the sanitation including C.I.P and C.O.P.

John B. Sanfilippo & Sons July 2000 – January 2002

Gustine, California

Distribution Manager

Managed operations of 100,000-sq. ft. of warehouse, including 25,000-sq. ft. of cold storage.

Managed 25-30 employees, including office personnel.

Coordinated shipments of walnuts and almonds from approximately 80 growers.

Responsible for order pullers with 300+ items to be randomly pulled and staged. (FIFO)

Dispatched trucking for all orders pulled and staged. (LTL & OTR)

Tracked product shipped and maintained inventory control.

Worked closely with Production Manager to fill orders, and purchased processing supplies.

Responsible for all fumigation of nuts.

Gemperle Enterprises August 1989 – July 2000

Turlock, California

Production Manager – (1989-2000)

Managed operations of three egg-processing facilities with approximately 40 employees.

Managed PM of egg machines and repairs.

Responsible for warehousing and distribution of up to 40,000 cases of eggs weekly.

Scheduled plant production and maintained inventory on a daily basis.

Supervised quality control procedures, working closely with USDA agencies.

Purchased all supplies for three processing facilities.

Coordinated trucking for interplant freight and outside warehouse deliveries.

Implemented and managed monthly safety-training program for employees.

Trained and certified forklift operators in compliance with OSHA.

Responsible for routing and deliveries of products to warehouse and retail stores.

Responsible for Sanitation and Rodent control.

Back up delivery driver as needed for direct store deliveries

Distributions Foreman/Delivery Driver –

Supervised the preparation and shipping of all orders for domestic and international customers.

Coordinated shipments of products according to customer specifications and quality standard.

Supervised employees in the distribution area.

Worked closely with Plant Manager in achieving sales requirements.

Responsible for deliveries of products to warehouse and retail stores.

Delivered and pick up of finished egg products


Turlock High School Graduate

Modesto Junior College: Business/Law Enforcement

Class A California Driver License. Endorsements TN – 13 year experience refer egg delivery to stores

Dale Carnegie Course

GMP, HACCP, FDA, AIB,BRC, Lean, ERP, USDA trained.

Proficient with SAP, WMS, AS400 Microsoft Word, Excel office programs.

Experience with Eggs, Nuts, Tomato base sauces, Beans, Rice and Popcorn,Ice Milk and Juices

Pest Control Applicator / QAL Category A License #144169

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