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Diplomatic and effective plant operations manager with emphasis in directing and running operations, with a focus on maximizing production using Lean, 5s and Six Sigma principals. Driven to make an impact, support initiatives to deliver exceptional results, and achieve optimized productivity through effective employee coordination and implementation of efficient operational processes. Seek an opportunity to leverage plant operations experience with significant and complex banking experience in the areas of risk management, asset recovery, private equity, real estate investments and internal audit. Proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledgeable in Minitab, Visual and Mapics.
MEYER Products, LLC (Subsidiary of AEBI-SCHMIDT) Cleveland, Ohio February 2018 – Present
Manufacturing Plant Manager
Responsible for 5 direct reports and 35 indirect personnel.
Plan, organize and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed internal and external customer expectations.
Analyze KPI metrics and operations with emphasis on quality, cost savings, waste reduction, labor utilization and OEE.
Implement systems and processes that track and optimize productivity, standards, and performance.
Analyze and issue production and performance reports with regards to budgeted forecast.
Address employees’ issues or grievances and participate in collective bargaining agreement.
Ensure all safety policies / procedures are followed according to OSHA regulations.
TRACOM MFG., (Division of BUYERS PRODUCTS) Mentor, Ohio April 2016 – February 2018
Plant Manager / 2nd Shift
Planned, organized and directed day to day operations with emphasis on lean six sigma methodology.
Maximized efficiency through reduction of variation and waste in production processes by standardization of work.
Conducted daily departmental KPI reviews with personnel to analyze production output, labor utilization and quality metrics.
Implemented 5S system in order for work to be performed efficiently, effectively and safely while conducting independent audits to ensure sustainment.
Assisted in interviewing process, conducted quarterly reviews, administered disciplinary action and assisted in training of new hires.
ENTERPRISE WELDING & FABRICATING INC., Mentor, Ohio June 2012 – March 2016
Plant Manager / 2nd Shift
Directed day to day operations to ensure production, scheduling and efficiency goals were met.
Analyzed data and operations in order to reduce manufacturing costs while maintaining quality product standards.
Scheduled and organized bi-weekly departmental meetings to review and update personnel on company issues.
Ensured all safety policies / procedures were followed according to OSHA regulations.
Conducted weekly WPS audits in welding dept.
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KEYBANK, NA, Cleveland, Ohio November 2008 – April 2009
Assistant Vice President / Risk Management – Asset Recovery Group
Developed analytical tools and documents for Government mandated Base and Adverse stress tests.
Reviewed, analyzed and forecasted information gathered from Primary Lines of Business for Base and Adverse stress tests.
Developed and provided observations with analytics on the quarterly Criticized / Classified forecast model including Non Performing Loans and Net Charge-Offs.
Developed a tracking model and recording mechanism for OREO expenses and revenues.
Developed Asset Recovery Group portfolio analysis with emphasis on macro versus deal driven analysis.
KEYBANK, NA, Cleveland, Ohio April 2006 – November 2008
Assistant Vice President / Senior Analyst – Private Equity Group
Prepared monthly and quarterly financial reports on equity investments and mezzanine loans for multifamily, office and retail projects.
Reviewed construction draws for development projects, monitored project progress, and performed detailed comparisons to underwriting specifications.
Oversaw property value trends through monitoring property performance for stabilized properties and comparing to underwriting.
Performed onsite inspections to assess project progress and analyze performance.
Coordinated Sarbanes-Oxley, audit and other compliance functions for department.
KEYBANK, NA, Cleveland, Ohio March 2005 – April 2006
Senior Auditor / Internal Audit
Developed a comprehensive audit program for various business segments.
Prepared audit reports with complex findings for Senior Management.
Designed and performed document compliance tests for internal control.
Performed audits and document findings for complex / sensitive audit segments.
Identified and evaluated complex exceptions to determine course of action.
Analyzed and identified potential fraudulent activities.
Recommended efficient and effective processes for managing risk.
CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, Ohio
Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Quantitative Business Analysis
SIX SIGMA GLOBAL INSTITUTE, Boston, Massachusetts - IASSC Accredited
Lean Green-Belt Certification
ERC TRAINING, Highland Heights, Ohio
Manufacturing Management / Supervisory Certification