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Industrial Engineer

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
October 13, 2016

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Anthony C. Gay

Nashville, TN ***** 479-***-****

Industrial Operations Engineer Professional

Logical problem solver who improves production efficiency and reduces operating cost by implementing methods of lean manufacturing

Proficient in project management by forecasting project requirements, ordering materials, and tracking consumption and timeline while achieving below-budget performance. Strong oral and written communication skills with presentation experience. Bright, amicable presence in the office with management style of “leading by example”.

Lean Manufacturing Methods

Root-Cause Analysis

Multi-Crew Plant Schedule Creation

Consumable Ordering / Tracking

Project Timeline Management

Budget Creation and Tracking

Professional Experience

WELSPUN TUBULAR, LLC, Little Rock, AR 2014 – 2016

Operations Planning Engineer

Managed, reported, and presented production planning, scheduling, and tracking of production projects. Managed operation and scheduling of rejected pipe-stripping plant. Proposed bill of material for upcoming projects and managed planned vs. actual production plans. Created and tracked budgets for manpower and operation costs for 5 departments within coating plant.

Created and implemented root-cause analysis prevention program that projected $1.2M in annual savings.

Implemented methods of lean manufacturing, improving production effectiveness and reducing reject rates.

Prepared and presented monthly, quarterly, and yearly data, sharing plant health and production numbers.

Supported preparation and monitoring of project profitability using cost analysis on consumables usage, guiding operations under budget.

CLUB MARKETING SERVICES, Bentonville, AR 2011 – 2014

Store Communications Director 2013 – 2014

Worked closely with new / existing clients to communicate new business to team of 150. Presented data and new company directives to executives, clients, and employees at annual meetings. Reported effectiveness of field work through data analysis and client presentations.

Developed and presented dashboards to prove profitability of field work, leading to winning business of several clients over competitors.

Effectively communicated new and old business to field sales managers, introducing team to new systems, guidelines, and reports.

Received Joe Novak and Eagle Award for displaying “Above and Beyond” attitude, dedication to company and ethical work habits, while influencing others to follow suit.

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National Store Coordinator 2011 – 2013

Oversaw field-representative territories and analyzed and reported impact of field work. Maintained and created business relationships and assisted sales managers in selling new and existing products. Initiated new selling strategies to improve performance of client merchandise. Created training manuals used by new hires during orientation.

Communicated with vendors, growing distribution, defining objectives, and following through by analyzing and reporting results.

Analyzed Retail Link data, return-on-investment, and field-team results, creating effective dashboards.

Field Sales Manager 2011

Mediated and improved sales and merchandise between Wal-Mart stores and vendors.

OLDE TYME TUTORS, Rogers, AR 2009 – 2011

Math Tutor

Tutored students ranging from 6th grade into college in Geometry, College Algebra I & II, and Calculus I.

Served as ambassador to Rogers Chamber of Commerce, communicating benefits of tutoring program, reaching out to low income families, and presenting proven progress of students.

MEXICAN ORIGINAL FOODS (Owned by Tyson), Fayetteville, AR 2010

Engineering Design Project Manager

Directed 4-person team to streamline food-manufacturing, plant-production scheduling process that accommodates over 100 products on 14 production lines.

Reduced scheduling time from 20 hours / week to 1 hour / week by analyzing production scheduling process and constraints and designing Excel VBA program that greatly improved scheduling efficiency.

WAL-MART HOME OFFICE, Bentonville, AR 2007 – 2008

Legal Accounting Analyst 2008

Tracked, reconciled, and maintained business accounts, performing various account reporting functions.

Construction Management Intern 2007

Created Excel program to monitor and track completion dates of construction projects across America, enhancing company selection process for construction projects.


Master of Business Administration (MBA) student, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, expected graduation - Spring 2018

Plans to transfer credit to MTSU

Bachelor of Science (BS), Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Technical software knowledge: Excel, VBA, Word, Powerpoint, SAP, C+ and JAVA

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