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Manager Plant

Medina, Ohio, United States
April 23, 2019

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Christopher F. Seibel

Medina, Ohio *****

Cell 330-***-**** Home 330-***-**** Value Proposition

A decisive and innovative manufacturing leader; adept at identifying and analyzing organizational needs, developing and implementing teams and strategies to enhance operating efficiency and cost effectiveness in diverse environments. Delivery of effective, timely and focused results utilizing the following competencies:

Organizational Leadership

Six Sigma Black Belt

Certified Journeyman Tool & Die Maker

Mfg. Planning & Performance Reporting

Plant Scheduling

Cost Management

Facilities Management

Inventory Management

Supplier Contract Negotiations

Lean Manufacturing Principles

Business Consolidation

Team Building and Development

Employee Skills Development & Training

ISO 9001:2000 & QS 9000 Quality Systems

Professional Experience

Process Technology Inc. – Mentor, Ohio 8/2018 to 1/9/19 Process Technology, a global leading manufacturer of thermal chemical heating solutions for surface finishing, high-purity applications.

Plant Manager

Reporting to the Director of Operations, responsible for 85 production staff personnel, Product Quality, Manufacturing, and Delivery Performance, with $36 Million in sales.

$83K Yearly saving by eliminating outsourced cylinder polishing by creating an in-house operation

20% Increase of On-Time Delivery Performance through Schedule Attainment Improvements

300% Weekly Output Increase of TIH Heater through in-line MFG rather than 1 piece MFG (8 to 24 pcs weekly)

Capital Investment Improvement Purchases – Saws, Lift Carts, Department Lighting

Warehouse Inventory Controls and Organization

Controlling Labor Manufacturing Costs through process improvements and order progress tracking Jiffy Products of America, Inc. – Lorain, Ohio 8/2010 to 5/7/2018 Jiffy Products is an international company that provides growers with the highest quality growing media, media containers, seeds and other supporting products or services which enhance the successful propagation or cultivation of plants.

Plant Manager – 7 years 8 Months

Reporting to the Global Production Manager in Spain, responsible for Safety, Quality, Quoting, Manufacturing, Equipment & Building Maintenance, Budgeting, and P & L, with $30 Million in sales.

99% Schedule attainment & On-Time delivery performance

33% saving on Capital Investment Purchase through negotiation (1 of 3 Stretch Wrapper Free)

178% Increase in yearly sales volume of produced units 2010 to 2017

26% savings of $94K per year in purchasing of foam sheets (Price reduction from $1.16 to $0.86 per sheet)

Conducted new product analysis

Warehouse Inventory Organization & Level Controls

Facilities Maintenance Management – Arrange Landlord and Outside Service Repairs

Supplier Contract Negotiations – Propane, Temporary Personnel, Packaging Supplies, Trays, and Maintenance

Labor Planning and MFG Cost Controls

Achieved ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Environmental Certifications in 2011 Elyria Foundry - Elyria, Ohio 3/2010 to 7/2010

Elyria Foundry is an industry leader in the green sand casting industry. Being one of only few jobbing foundries to obtain ISO9001:2000 certification, Elyria foundry supplies casting ranging from 50 pounds to 80,000 pounds consisting of ductile and gray iron for the Air and Gas Compression industry. Intern/Pro-Bono Assignment - Six Sigma Black Belt Project Working in partnership with the Quality Engineer, to resolve sub-surface inclusion issues on the bore of the customer product using the DMAIC approach.

Annual projected saving of $500K to $750K Conducted a Six Sigma Black Belt

Developing a monitoring system in the SOP’s to control the KPIV’s to produce quality KPOV’s. Resume of Chris Seibel Cell 330-***-****; Home 330-***-****; Page Two of Two Core Systems, LLC. - Painesville, Ohio 4/2004 to 1/2009 Core Systems has become the Total Solutions Provider with $60 Million in sales for the injection molding industry in serving the key industry customer base such as Whirlpool, Electrolux, Bosch, General Electric, Norcold, Honda, and Volvo, producing products for the appliance and high end consumer goods, recreational vehicles and automotive trucking industries in a ISO9001 System.

Manufacturing Manager - 1 year, 1 month

Reporting to the Plant Manager, manufacturing and P & L performance of 262 production associates, including shift supervisors, line leaders, process technicians and press operators with 62 plastic injection molding machines ranging from 60 to 1,000 tons and assembly department.

Achieved $1.8 million annualized savings by eliminating temporary services in utilizing Lean MFG. processes.

Improved margin by $400K a year savings in scrap reduction.

22% Reduction production staffing level from 262 to 205 resulting in additional payroll reduction savings.

Increased assembly efficiency by 160%, enabling a 7-day assembly operation to be reduced to 5-day operation with production increasing from 10K units to 16K units a week thru Lean Manufacturing implementation.

Tool Room Supervisor - 3 years, 8 months

Reporting to the Engineering Tooling Manager, managed all tool room personnel including scheduling mold repairs, engineering changes, building new molds, fixtures, gauges, end of arm tooling and secondary equipment, maintaining efficiencies, tracking labor, training, and administrating disciplinary actions. Worked with Engineering Department and reviewed designs for manufacturing, managed MRO inventories.

Assigned as on-site Sending Team Coordinator for plant consolidation project at North Carolina plant.

Purchased Capital Equipment which resulted in $109K per year reduction of outside tooling repair expenses

Achieved $28K profit on building of secondary equipment projects.

Reduced production downtime 15% by creating preventative maintenance program.

Established computerized records of tooling repairs; instituted system for tool room labor.

Developed & implemented mold storage system and location spreadsheet of 1,200 molds valued at $42M. Par Industries, LLC. - Medina, Ohio 12/1991 to 12/2003 Par Industries Inc. was the industry leader with $30 million in sales serving as a Tier 1 & Tier II supplier in the over- molding of metal stampings and custom injection molding products in a QS9000 system. Employment ended when company closed.

Manufacturing Manager - 3 years, 9 months

Reporting to the Plant Manager, managed 105 production associates, including process engineering department, shipping department, quality department, shift supervisors, process technicians, line leaders, and press operators with 22 plastic injection molding machines ranging from 75 to 700 tons and assembly department. Tool Room Supervisor - 7 years

Reporting to the Engineering Tooling Manager, managed all tool room personnel including scheduling for repairs of molds, fixtures, gauges, and secondary equipment, maintaining efficiencies, tracking labor, and training. Maintaining inventory control, ordering of supplies and replacement components using TCM system, preventive maintenance of molds, reducing downtime turnaround of production breakdowns, trouble shooting of molds, maintaining budget, coordinate and manage repairs of tooling at vendors with delivery performance tracking, tool room capital purchases and tool room equipment maintenance.

Shipping Supervisor - 1 year

Reporting to the Plant Manager, managed all shipping personnel including assigning delivery staging assignments, adherence to company policies, and administration of disciplinary actions. Coordinate pick-up of automotive parts for JIT delivery customer requirements, conduct quarterly warehouse inventory counts, and create packing slips and Bill of ladings using TCM system.

Production Scheduler - 3 months

Manage schedule for 22 injection machines and assembly department according to JIT customer delivery dates. Education

The University of Akron – Graduate - Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Polaris Career Center – Graduate - State Certified Journeyman Tool & Die Maker

Metalworking Institute – Graduate - Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Saint Edward High School – Graduate -School for College Prep (Accounting, Mechanical Drafting, and Trig)

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