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Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States
March 27, 2019

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Email: Phone: 502-***-****


Production Supervisor

Paradise Tomato Kitchens Jun 2018 – Present

Manage a team of 20 in all stages of the production process while ensuring procedures and production goals are met in a safe and quality-compliant working environment.

Successfully motivate staff to consistently achieve production goals, most recently reaching 100% plant efficiency since being assigned to this plant a short time ago.

Read and analyze work orders, production schedules, and other related materials.

Maintain operations data, such as production reports, downtime logs, and material usage and lots.

Ensure employees are properly trained in all aspects of equipment operations as well as safety and sanitation regulations

Production Supervisor, Engine Line Sep 2017-Feb 2018

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant – Louisville, KY

Managed 60 employees in the production of SuperDuty and Expedition/Navigator engines

Trained, worked with, and motivated 5 Engine Line team leaders on reaching production and quality goals

Leading supervisor in tracking and improving defective /scrap engines

Managed 27 employees and 2 team leaders in Tire Room production, as part of the Engine Line

Production Supervisor, Frame Line 1 Mar 2011-Sep 2017

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant – Louisville, KY

Managed 110 employees with 9 team leaders in the production of the SuperDuty F250, F350, F450, F550 on Frame Line 1

Successfully launched new models of the SuperDuty Truck with the most recent being the P558 model

Appointed to train and oversee all new production supervisors

Selected as liaison to the new Human Resources Manager

Launch Team Supervisor Jan 2011-Mar 2011

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Appointed to team by Launch Manager

Traveled to the Dearborn Michigan plant to assist with launch of the new Ford Focus

Production Supervisor, Chassis Line 1 Jul 2009-Jan 2011

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Managed 80 employees with 6 team leaders in the production and final product on Chassis Line 1

Informed, educated, and drove back defects from internal customers from trim, frame, and engine line

Troubleshoot and correct the dual fuel tank no start dilemma with our SuperDuty

Production Supervisor, Frame Line 1 Jun 2006-Jul 2009

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Production Supervisor, Inverted Power & Free Area May 2004-Jun2006

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Managed 30 employees with 2 team leaders on the Inverted Power & Free area (IPF)

Trained team leaders on the implementation of our SQDCM board

Showcased as the focal point in our ISO audit

Appointed as the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) writer for the frame department

One of the first three promoted to the grade level 7 production supervisor

Production Supervisor, Frame Line 2 Aug 1999-May 2004

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Promoted to production supervisor in 1999

Managed 87 employees with 7 team leaders on the frame line 2

Education and Training

Activities and Honors


20 years at the Ford Motor Company Kentucky Truck Plant, 19 as a production supervisor. My goal has always been to produce the highest quality product, safely and on time, while increasing stockholder value. As a supervisor, I had successful experience managing safety, quality, delivery, cost, and morale (SQDCM) using our Ford Production System with continuous improvement.


Innovative problem solver

Proficient in establishing and maintaining successful employee relationships

Strong work ethic demonstrated through excellent attendance records

Proven adaptability, flexibility, initiative, and resourcefulness

Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Experienced in Ford software systems (STMS, TWOS, Outlook, OHSIM)

Ford Motor Company – Kentucky Truck Plant

Six Sigma Green Belt

Powered Material Handling Vehicle (PMHV) trained

International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001 trained

Occupational Health & Safety Injury Management (OHSIM) Incident Investigation

Business Management

University of Phoenix – Attended 2008


University of Louisville – Attended 1992-1995

Kentucky Truck Plant delegate at the Texas Auto Show – October 2017

Kentucky Truck Plant Launch Team

Frame Department JSA Writer

Liaison to HR Manager

Professional & Personal References

Becky Leery

Manufacturing Manager, FlexNGate

Phone: 1-618-***-****

Steve Streicher

Team Manager, Chassis Department, Ford Motor Company, Kentucky Truck Plant

Phone: 1-502-***-****

Chuck Newcomb

Senior Process Coach, Frame Department, Ford Motor Company, Kentucky Truck Plant

Phone: 1-812-***-****

Donnie Yeager


Phone: 1-502-***-****

Karrie Walp


Phone: 1-502-***-****

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