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Manager Plant

Salina, Oklahoma, United States
June 17, 2019

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Brian K. Stanga

**** *. *** ****, ****** Grove Oklahoma 74352

( C) 404-***-****• Email:

Manufacturing Operations

Industrial Technologist with expertise managing the entire manufacturing cycle. Offer outstanding skills in Lean operations complemented with a cross-border knowledge of business best practices, financials, human resources, project management, sales, and process improvements. Success increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and building and sustaining the culture of continuous improvement. Build, inspire and lead high-performance teams with a “second to none” attitude and a production organization based on Lean principles, quality and profitability.

Signature skills in plastics injection molding … plastic blow molding … metal working … machine tool building … … assembly … MRP … Kaizen … 5-S … mistake proofing … ERP… Automation Projects…Project Management

Areas of Expertise

Complex project management

Facility builds and startups


Continuous improvement

Quality assurance

Strategic planning and execution

Best practices

Team development and mentoring


Turnaround management

P&L and revenue growth

Cost containment

Customer relationship management

Career Summary


Sr. Operations Manager Allentown, PA• 5/2017 – Present

Responsible for all Manufacturing Operations for the Allentown facility. Operational and P&L responsibilities for a 336 million in sales. 4 direct reports with a total of 240 direct employees within the scope of my operational responsibilities over 4 departments. Responsible for 5 major equipment installation refreshes during my tenure with Amcor both in Injection and Blow Mold departments.

Recent accomplishments: 527 day consecutive accident free facility. YOY reduction in Quality claims by 50%, Cost to produce reduction of 15% over previous year. 2 million dollar variance improvement YOY. Employee engagement score increased over 20 point vs. previous year to 2nd overall of all Amcor plants.

Coveris High Performance Packaging Catoosa, OK

Facilities Manager Catoosa, OK• 10/2014 – 5/2017

Responsible for full P&L oversight for flexible packaging operation totaling 53 million in sales. Major customers included Smithfield foods, JBS, Olymel. Implemented Coveris Performance System in 2015 while moving the SQF quality system from LEVEL 2 SQF to LEVEL 3 SQF. Drove cost improvements to realize a 40% reduction in operational cost. Safety improvement driving 2 years incident free performance in a “self-directed” work force.

Managed 4 major installations during my tenure totaling 40 million in equipment purchases and installation. Worked through “US grant process” to obtain 1.2 million in grants in conjunction of these installations.

Brian K. Stanga

(H) 770-***-**** (C) 404-***-**** • Email:


Producer of rigid plastic containers for North America –

Plant Manager / Regional Technical Manager (Southeast) / Regional Safety Coordinator –ten direct reports

Reporting to the Regional Operations Director, Managed McDonough facility while supporting 10 regionally located plastic manufacturing operations. Major focus on safety as the regional safety coordinator improving the OIR from a 4.9 to 0.5 OIR current level. The McDonough facility is a “Best in Class” model for the entire corporate network.

Project management through installation of new equipment and retrofitting of existing equipment to extend OEM life cycle of equipment.

Education and Professional Development

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology • Southeastern Louisiana University, Louisiana

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