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Production Supervisor

Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 42701, United States
May 06, 2019

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Experienced production supervisor and machine operator with a demonstrated history of working effectively in manufacturing. Skilled in ISO/TS 16949/IATF, production processes, team building, machine operations, and problem solving. Strong operations professional with a track record of developing leaders, improving and creating processes, and maximizing equipment utilization.


Stamping and Assembly Operations Supervisor, Thai Summit Kentucky Corporation: Bardstown, KY — 2017-Present

Supervising groups of associates ranging from 20 to 40 individuals consisting of both press, shipping/receiving and assembly departments. Responsible for hiring, training, developing, and organizing associates while holding them to the TSA Production System standards. Accountable for tracking and improving machine performance efficiencies using Key Performance Indicator system, root cause analysis, and utilizing TPM/Action Registers as modes of improvement. Tasked with championing new equipment installations and working closely with international equipment installation companies to ensure equipment if functioning properly. Oversaw shift operations on Second Shift including coordinating with maintenance, shipping/receiving, and production departments to maintain delivery truck schedules and monitor tooling repair. Created work instructions and standard operating procedures for machinery to support streamlined, consistent training.

Stamping Operations Supervisor, Thai Summit America Corporation; Howell, MI — 2016-2017

Controlled multiple press lines working with Team Leads and their crews daily to ensure on-time delivery of product, and minimization of machine down-time. Coordination of labor averaging 25 associates under my direct supervision, and development of current and future leaders. Ensuring 5S standards were adhered to.

Production Team Leader, Thai Summit America Corporation; Howell, MI — 2015-2016

Responsibilities included operating, trouble-shooting, new job setup/programming, and training on a 1200 Ton Transfer Press. Leading a group of six individuals to produce maximal results while also promoting teamwork and a successful learning environment with a sense of urgency.

Production Quality Auditor, Thai Summit America Corporation; Howell, MI — 2014-2015

Responsible for monitoring quality of product by taking measurements, visual inspections, and working closely with production team members to correct out-of-tolerance SPC measurements and surface defects. Performing gauge studies as required by the PPAP process for new product launch.


University of Michigan-Flint — General Studies, 2010-2012; incomplete


5S, TS16949, IATF, Leadership Development, Machine Operator, Microsoft Applications, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Ordering, Down-Time Analysis and Reduction, Press Job Programming, Labor Utilization, Inventory Management, Interdepartmental Communication, Sheet Metal Formability, Production Planning, Efficiency Improvement, New Program Launch, New Equipment Launch, Leadership.



First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens

Forklift Operator License

10-4 Leadership Training


Martin Larabee, Team Leader, Thai Summit America Corporation

Phone No: 231-***-****


Pete Leventis, Shift Supervisor, Thai Summit American Corporation

Phone No: 517-***-****


Tom (Gary) Mather, Team Leader, Thai Summit Kentucky Corporation

Phone No: 859-***-****



1116 A Northridge Dr

Elizabethtown, KY



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