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Human Resources High School

Boone, NC
April 29, 2014

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Thaddeus Seth Little

*** ******* ****** ********, ***** Carolina 540-***-****


To obtain a Supervisory or Human Resources position which will utilize my strong work ethic while contributing

to the success of the organization.


Production Supervisor February 2012 to present

Tenneco - Hartwell, Georgia

High volume manufacturing of automotive ride control systems for original equipment customers.

• Responsible for supervision of 60+ hourly associates in operation of tube forming, cut-off, welding, and

assembly process ensuring compliance to all safety, quality, and production standards.

• Led continuous improvement projects in safety, quality, and performance.

• Developed and implemented new Lock-Out-Tag-Out procedure for all machines in department.

• Co-championed Lean scrap reduction process decreasing weld defects by 14%.

• Through use and emphasis on schedule adherence and monitoring line set up times improved performance

efficiency from 85% to 90% efficiency obtaining #1 ranking in the three shift operation.

• Monitor and maintain exceptional 5S Housekeeping within department.

• Developed Standard Work Procedures on all operational duties and utilized to train and evaluate operators

in methods required to meet operational standards.

• Establish production schedule to meet customer ship requirements.

• Conduct inventory audits ensuring inventory accuracy.

• Improved material flow within department by establishing line staging and sequencing.

• Monitor MRO spending and monthly departmental labor, material, and maintenance performance.

• Coordinate preventative maintenance to ensure optimum utilization of assets.

• Support achievement of Zero Accident Strategy through daily safety messaging, regular safety auditing,

and enforcement of company standards.

• Monitor quality standards for operations, implementing correction action as needed. Utilize problem

solving tools such as A3 and 8-D in determination of root cause analysis.

• Perform cycle time studies for manufacturing to determine production standards for operators.

Human Resources Internship September 2011 – February 2012

Tenneco - Harrisonburg, Virginia

High volume manufacturer of automotive exhaust systems for the aftermarket business.

• Participated in interviewing and selection of hourly production employees.

• Conducted new employee orientation on company policies and procedures.

• Participated in regular supervisor leadership meetings and safety training.

• Updated and maintained training records and applicant flow databases.

• Assisted in completion of the facility’s Affirmative Action Plan.

• Assist EH&S Manager in preparation for internal audit.

• Updating of training documentation, safety records.

• Participated in EH&S audit process with operational inspections.

• Participated in Behavior Based Safety Audit.

• Updated Job Descriptions and Functional Job Analysis

Thaddeus Seth Little

514 Allison Circle Anderson, South Carolina 540-***-****

High School Varsity Football Coach August 2010 - November 2011

Turner Ashby High School – Bridgewater, Virginia

• Responsible for teaching fundamentals and techniques of the sport.

• Motivate and assist student athlete development physically, mentally, and socially.

• Instruct players on importance of being a team member and contributing to the team effort.


• Bachelor of Science, Communication Studies, June, 2011, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia

• Athens Technical College Leadership Certification – 2012

• OSHA certified HAZMAT Response Team Member


David Rasey – Controller, Tenneco, 706-***-****

Kevin Arnold, Regional EH&S Manager, Tenneco, 540-***-****

Charlie Newman, Sr. – Head Football Coach, Turner Ashby High School, (540) 908- 7143

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