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manufacturing manager

Location:
Paw Paw, Michigan, 49079, United States
Salary:
55000
Posted:
July 08, 2019

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Timothy A. Wade

*** * *******

Paw Paw, MI *****

ac9r58@r.postjobfree.com

573-***-****

Professional Summary

Experience in all aspects of the packaging and printing industries from large worldwide distributors to small privately owned business . On hand knowledge of various printing machines both digital and conventional offset, bindery services, prepress programs, shipping and receiving, sales and marketing. Proven leadership skills developed in the Navy used in leading people at all levels of production and management.

Experience

Bindery Manager

Walsworth Publishing 2017-2019

St Joseph MI

Oversaw Finishing department with three direct report supervisors across three shifts

Developed new department floor plan to improve process flow and WIP storage

Set department crewing levels and used labor, supplies and maintenance costs to track unit costs to budget

Responsible for researching new equipment and process improvements. Oversaw the installation of new stitching line and new trimmer

Bindery Manager

RR Donnelley/LSC Communications 2015-2017

Owensville MO

Oversaw Bindery department with four direct report supervisors

Directly involved in locations EHS and safety initiatives to improve past Safety performance.

Worked with upper management to set annual production goals and standards based on plant budget needs

Oversaw numerous projects throughout the year, including the installation of new binding line

Lead and participated the Bindery Best practice team

Bindery Supervisor

RR Donnelley 2013-2015

Harrisonburg and Roanoke VA

Oversaw Bindery department including crewing, temps, quality and production.

Directly involved in locations EHS and safety initiatives to improve past Safety performance.

Worked with upper management to set annual production goals and standards

Oversaw numerous projects throughout the year .

Represented plant for Bindery Best practice team

Bindery Supervisor

RR Donnelley 2008-2013

Jefferson City, MO

Managed all nightshift operations of Bindery department.

Directly involved in locations EHS and safety initiatives to improve past Safety performance.

Increased night shift quality and production standards

Oversaw numerous projects throughout the year .

Responsible for 2009-2012 Grainger Catalog production.

Converting Supervisor

AGFA Corporation 2006-2008

Branchburg NJ

Supervised all nightshift operations of converting department.

Oversaw all night shift quality and production standards and goals.

Achieved a 18% increase in production levels in 2007, when compared to same time frame in 2006

Increased night shift manning and training levels to equal day shift.

Designed and began Lean/Six Sigma programs for night shift.

Packaging and Shipping Manager

Scientific Games International 2005-2006

Alpharetta GA

Managed 240 people over 3 shifts in the Packaging operations responsible for over 1.8 billion units produced and shipped monthly. Oversaw day to day operations of all Shipping and Receiving.

Achieved a 20% increase in production levels in 2006, when compared to same time frame in 2005

Transitioned out and replaced 35% of the workforce to comply with new immigration requirements.

Designed and maintained operating budget for Packaging and Shipping.

Job eliminated due to restructuring.

Bindery Supervisor

Vail-Ballou Press Inc 2004-2005

Binghamton NY

Supervised 30 people in the finishing and shipping of over 500,000 finished

books weekly.

Improved production in targeted areas by 14% compared to same time in 2004.

Tracked and maintained weekly customer Fidelity and fulfilment of better then 98% on time production.

Monitored and maintain inventory levels on all shipping materials, excess

production materials and finished goods.

Supervisor, Digital Print

Arrow International 2002-2004

Cleveland OH

Managed production of over 400,000 folded and glued pieces daily with a 99.96 quality accuracy.

Launched and maintained a new product line that increased departmental sales by 20 % for 11 straight months.

Responsible for the production of over 1 million color marketing pieces every year.

Increased production in all directly managed areas by more the 18% without adding more to the workforce, and after 2 years maintained this increase with 12% fewer employers in the same areas.

Maintained less then a 4% backlog on orders resulting in 96% of customer stock items to be filled on a same day basis.

Operations and Production Manager

Digital Xpress 1998-2001

Detroit Mi

Managed and maintained all aspects of printing departments to allow for same day and next day delivery on orders to be the company standard.

Oversaw shipping and receiving to allow for a 3 year period of no lost orders or misplaced materials.

Collaborated with suppliers maintains prices over a multiple year span, resulting in fixed customer pricing.

Negotiated and priced contracts for major customers to increase repeat business by 15%.

Increased overall plant efficiency, allowing for 12% production increase without a workforce increase.

Developed pricing for digital department that allowed for highest possible profits for company without jeopardizing customer satisfaction.

Led the installment team for placement of new onsite Digital color equipment.

Shift Supervisor

Lason Inc 1997 - 1998

Detroit Mi

Achieved highest possible production levels, often exceeding 96 hours of production in a 72 hour period.

Oversaw pre-press, bindery and digital production

Directed all “after hours” digital and pre-press operations

Maintained inventory management for print and bindery supplies.

Scheduled regular and emergency machinery maintenance

LEAN/Six Sigma certificate for Manufacturing and Service Industries from Villanova University 2007

LEAN/Six Sigma Sensei certificate from Villanova University 2007



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