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Injection Molding Supervisor

Los Angeles, California, United States
December 27, 2015

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Carlos A. Bustamante

Northridge, Ca


In the interest of exploring employment opportunities with your company I write this letter.

I feel that my past experiences and accomplishments have given me the necessary background to function as valuable member of your organization and will match or exceed your requirements.

As a supervisor I’ve always looked for opportunities for improvement developing new methods, planning and developing schedules, follow up in projects, following production trends, safety, productivity, accepting responsibility for overall performance of my crew to insure our daily requirements, operating within the policies and procedures of the company.

I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to meet with you at your earliest convenience for a formal interview. Thank you for your time, I include my resume with work history and contact information.


Carlos A. Bustamante

Carlos A. Bustamante

17813 Roscoe Blvd Phone 818-***-****

Northridge, Ca.

Seeking a position as First Line Production Supervisor

Accomplished many years in product manufacturing and packaging operations, in a diversity of positions and responsibilities, good attitude, results oriented, decisive leader with proven success leading up to 45 associates in all levels of production, improving productivity without compromising safety, quality or company policies. Experienced on taking projects from concept to delivery, counting with multiple achievements during my career, proactive and energetic, familiarity with 24/7 operations with diverse personnel and shifts.

Skilled at motivating workers to take pride in their work and to meet company deadlines. Extensive knowledge of various machines used in the manufacturing.

Areas of Expertise

- Product Packaging - TeamBuilding

- Leadership & Supervision - Process Control

- Preventive Maintenance & Safety - Employee development & Training

- Employee Relations - Product Development

- Diagnose production needs and problems - Evaluate personnel

- Productivity Enhancement - Prioritize assignments

- Troubleshooting of Mechanical, Hydraulics & Electrical problems

- Planning & schedule personnel, materials & equipment for continuous operations

Professional Related Experiences

Uber.- Currently driving for Uber Los Angeles county with a 4.95 rating

Poly-Tainer. 450 W. Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley ( 805) 526 – 3424. 07/11 to 09/11 – As production Supervisor, Containers of blow molding. Supervised activities for molding and printing departments with 50+ employees, leading 2 leadmans, 3 set up technicians and 6 mechanics and other support personnel to cover company requirements, following schedules and delegating assignments.

Southern California Ice Co. Torrance Ca. 9/09 to 9/10 as Production Supervisor. Supervised plant operations and activities of 20 subordinates to cover company’s requirements, fill out daily production reports, improved productivity by 30% and reducing waste by 40%, also reducing operation’s cost by minimizing machinery “ON” time, enforcing preventive maintenance to reduce downtime. Also adjusting work schedule to maximize productivity while reducing over-time.

Separation: Low sales

LEVLAD INC. Chatsworth, Ca. 4/07 to 07/07 Assistance Manager 2nd Shift Provided leadership to packaging operations and overseen compounding department, leading 2 supervisors and 16 related personnel, with full responsibilities of shift production..

Separation: Laid off due to downsize.

Packaging Advantage Corporation. 4633 Downey Rd.Vernon Ca. (323) 589 – 8181

Compounding Supervisor 3rd shift. 11/06 to 04/07 Supervised overall operations for compounding department 3rd shift, ensuring delivery of finish product for packaging, worked directly with planning and other managers to complete and meet schedules on a timely manner, accountable for staffing, training and direct of personnel as required.

.Separation: Voluntary, better position, shift and compensation offered.

Gillette Co/ Sanford Corp. 1681 26St Santa Monica, Ca. 310-***-****

Assembler (1977) to Supervisor (2006)

Provided leadership for up to 45 employees for a multi-million mold shop facility, demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive support to managers, excel at schedule, meetings and coordinating essential tasks.

Reporting accrued information to managers and others for more effective support with activities that demanded time frames.Highly focused on results, able to identified goals and priorities to resolved issues to root cause.


- Reduced waste by implementing innovating new methods, as tools, packaging and others.

- Safety auditor and representative for many years, and ERT (Emergency Response Team)

- Participated in many in house training and seminars, (Technical and Administrative)

- Successfully coordinate projects from concept to completion as Mechanic Training Book, concepts and ideas to improve efficiency in packaging, cycle time, safety and general department daily performance.

- Interact with vendors, suppliers and others.

- Constantly awarded for process improvements and new ideas and applications.

- Trained in OSHA requirements and procedures.

- And more.

Separation: Laid off due to company relocation. Tennessee U.S.A.

Other Work Experiences

Balboa Waters, Valencia, Ca. 6/09 to 8/09

Set Up Mechanic: Injection Molding Presses

MV Transportation: Van Nuys, Ca. 4/08 to 6/09

Driver: transporting elderly and disable passengers.

Merle Norman Cosmetics, Sylmar, Ca. 4/06 to 11/06

Set Up Mechanic: Injection Molding Presses and assembly machines.


Pierce College, Business Management. (AA) (2006 – June 2009 )

East Los Angeles Occupational Center (ELAOC) Industrial Electrician. (1984 – 1986)

Los AngelesCityCollege, Liberal Arts. ( 1979 – 1983)

High School, Ted Evans, Los Angeles. (1977 – 1978)

Many “in house” technical and administrative training.(1980 – 2006 Gillette/ Sanford Corp.)

Other Training

Computer literate, Forklift and pallet jack, comprehension of most machinery used in production. Over 20 years of training and operation of Injection molding presses and auxiliary equipment.

Carlos A. Bustamante

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