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Production Supervisor

Georgetown, Pennsylvania, United States
June 24, 2016

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William J. Formosa Jr. H. 724-***-****

C. 724-***-****

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Georgetown, PA 15043

Professional Profile

Innovative Manager seeks position-offering opportunities for new professional and personal challenges. Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude who is driven to learn, improve and succeed.

Decisive leader


Outstanding organizational skills

Experienced in production scheduling


Excellent communication skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office

Professional Accomplishments

Reduced rework and scrap rates to lowest levels, 2.3% and 1.5%, in Lathe Shop history, for a one-year period, combined with no reportable injuries during same period.

Off-site lead working with designer and builder on fabrication of new three positon

Axle rough turn lathe. Assisted Maintenance Superintendent on installation of lathe on-site.

Implemented and manage inventory control program for carbide tooling, reducing yearly costs by 50%, since program’s inception.

Designed, fabricated, and installed high-pressure water de-scaler for wheel forge unit.

Installed new charging machine, track system and cable reel power track in wheel forge unit.

Work History

Community/Maintenance Manager

Santa Clara Estates, Calcutta, OH

September 2015-Present

Manage daily operations and maintenance of the manufactured home community. Ensure all residents meet park requirements according to rules and regulations set forth by park operators. Ensure park employees perform daily assigned tasks to ensure the community at large operates in a safe and efficient manner.

Responsible for the design, ordering, sales, and installation of all new homes in the Phase IV project of the community, by overseeing each step of the process, working directly with home manufacturer, home installer, sub-contractors, state inspectors, and home owners.

Production/Operations Supervisor

Standard Forged Products, McKees Rock, PA

April 1989 – September 2015

Ensure production standards are met in each phase of the production process- achieving forging production of 100 pieces, and 140 pieces of finished product, in machining production, per eight-hour shift.

Guide and train employees to improve performance levels through company procedures and policies; yearly and new hire evaluations, performance audits, Job safety analysis training, disciplinary reviews, and hands-on training techniques.

Assess shops needs to meet production goals, order, and inventory tooling and accompaniments to ensure employees have needed equipment to perform assigned tasks.

Trouble shoot both mechanical and electrical breakdowns, determine root cause of problem establishing best course of action to rectify issue. Evaluating breakdowns during shift, prioritizing repairs to keep production at optimum levels to meet customer demands.

Complete monthly safety audits to ensure shop meets both company and OSHA requirements.

Evaluate injuries during shift and determine level of treatment that is required, through verbal discussion with injured party and physical examination. Complete required incident reports and notify Safety manager to level of care that was provided.

Assist in scheduling of employees and production supervisors to meet production needs of the shop, making adjustments as priorities change.

Acting liaison between plant and lean manufacturing committee at corporate office.

Certified level II ultra-sonic inspector, through Trinity Industries, Association of American Railroads, and the American Society of Non-destructive testing Institute.

Certified in metallurgical testing of core sample through Trinity Industries, Association of American Railroads.

Certified overhead crane operator.

Certified forging and heating furnace operator.

Operations/ Loss Prevention Manager

Zayre’s, Baden, Pa

December 1985 – April 1989

Responsible for the hiring and scheduling of the stores loss prevention department; store detectives, price auditors, and fitting room personnel, within allotted budget.

Managed returned check fund program, following collection procedures including court proceedings.

Evaluate theft of store merchandise and property cases, determine course of action to be taken, including arrest of offenders, working with local authorities and the court system for prosecution.

Complete required audits and testing of all safety and security systems within assigned stores.

Petty Officer 2nd class Hull Maintenance Technician

U.S. Navy, USS Albert David FF 1050

November 1981 – November 1985

Led in-port duty section Damage Control Party, as Locker Leader; responsible for assigning duties of team members, leading training exercises, and ensuring all team members meet needed qualifications for assigned tasks. Directing fire/damage control party under actual emergencies through direct communications with On-scene leader and relaying information to Damage Control Central.

On-scene Leader for underway Damage Control Party, leading team members in direct contact with ship’s emergencies; fire,, flooding, and Atomic-Biological-Chemical situations, by leading team members in direct contact with emergency and communicating events to the Locker Leader.

Lead rescue suit man on Helicopter crash team, responsible for successful rescue of crew.

In charge of ships piping and plumbing systems; repair, maintenance, and ordering of needed parts; fire main, potable water, ship’s cooling, and sewage systems.

Maintained Damage Control Lockers to ensure firefighting, Atomic-Biological-Chemical, and flood control equipment was at top performance standards.

Sounding-security watch; responsible for fire and flood control in all compartments. Responsible for recording and evaluating on an hourly basis all air-conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration systems were performing properly.


Bachelors of Science, Business Administration/ Project Management

Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

December 2014

Summa Cum Laude

Member of Sigma Beta Delta - International Honor Society in, business, management, and administration

GPA- 3.95

Associates in Science, Business Management

Community College of Beaver County, Monaca, Pa

May 2011

Member of Phi Beta Kappa- National Honor Society of Community Colleges



Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh Pa

December 1998

Shielded Metal Arc Weld certified, by The American Welding Society, process D1.1-1996 in in flat, vertical and horizontal

Gas Metal Arc Weld trained

Gas Tungsten Arc Weld trained


Technician Training School, McKees Rocks, PA

May 1986

Earned both Pa state inspection and emission license

Instructed in the repair and maintenance of automobiles

Gasoline engine rebuilds


Hull Maintenance "A" school, San Francisco, CA

March 1982

Certified On-scene, Locker Leader, and Damage Control Central Assistant for shipboard damage control party

Helicopter crash and salvage certified

Qualified emergency high pressure pipe and plate welder

Repair and maintenance of on board piping systems and pumps certified

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