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Manager Project

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United States
Posted:
October 23, 2016

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Dynamic Driver – Reshaping, Building, Standardizing Entrepreneurial Ventures

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Proven leader with expertise in roles of Project Manager / Engineer, Operations Manager and Plant Manager as well as Salesman and Entrepreneur. Seamlessly blends decades of experience wearing both blue and white collars producing an exceptionally broad range of manufacturing skills and decision making abilities. Adept at managing cross functional teams through effective collaboration and motivational strategies. Equally as effective at managing day to day operations as large scale capital projects in excess of $1M. Strong. Determined. Direct.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Organizational Structuring Project Management Increasing Productivity

Process Development Human Resources Contract Negotiation

SOP Development Procurement Team Building

Work Flow Streamlining Inventory Management Retention Strategies

Manufacturing Expansion Maintenance CNC & EDM Machines, Mold Making

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OGDEN ENTERPRISES, INC – Matthews, NC 1/16 – Present

Plant Manager

Manufacturer of large scale capital machinery. Drive the day to day activities including purchasing, process development, project management, hiring/firing, training, performance evaluations, profitability studies, scheduling, client and vendor relations, maintenance scheduling and other similar/related functions

Brought from chaos to efficiency, establishing effective management structure, inventory management system, SOPs and maintenance protocols; reallocating human resources; producing effective flow of information; automating data management

Developed additional facilities and increased work force 40% effectively doubling company’s capacity for manufacture

Managed expansion of company from $5M to $10M in sales annually

LC MOLD & TOOL – Rolling Meadows, IL 12/10 – 8/15

Project Manager/Mold Maker/CNC Machinist/Programmer/EDM department head

Manufacturer of complicated high quality molds and assemblies primarily for medical industry. Made processes more efficient; coordinated purchasing and scheduling; oversaw engineering process; increased productivity

Functions included project management, process development, scheduling, sourcing, programming, set up and operation of CNC Mills, EDM machines and precision grinding

Expanded two departments increasing capacity and productivity

Implemented purchasing / inventory safeguards reducing errors 60% and encouraging “just in time” inventory practices

Implemented mentoring program that increased employee skill sets, morale and productivity 25% through cross training. Reduced turnover to 0

Programmed utilizing MasterCam, Esprit and by hand at machine

CADACO, INC – Chicago, IL 12/08 – 5/10

Production Specialist/Operations Manager (Independent Contractor)

Toy manufacturer. Produced custom art work for packaging. Acted as Operations Manager managing tooling design, product development/testing, production problem solving, quoting, procurement and vendor relations (domestically and internationally), clerical and administrative tasks relating to government regulations and safety.

Dynamic Driver – Reshaping, Building, Standardizing Entrepreneurial Ventures

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

CADACO, INC – Chicago, IL 12/08 – 5/10

Production Specialist/Operations Manager (Independent Contractor)

Reduced tooling costs both in the product design and tooling design phases as well as negotiated tooling and part costs with vendors, maintaining essential timelines for delivery

Established “made in America” policy, sourcing cost effectively

Established a tooling review / maintenance policy reducing manufacturing costs, improving vendor collaboration and gaining better control over lead times

Oversaw implementation of new government regulations for the toy industry

KEMPLER, INC OAKTON LIQUORS – Des Plaines, IL 2/04 – 12/08

Owner/Manager

Managed every aspect of running the business: sales, marketing, bookkeeping, inventory control, purchasing, customer service, new product development, scheduling, negotiation with vendors and HR

Increased sales from $200K to over $1.2M annually with 30 – 40% profit margin

APHELION PRECISION TECHNOLOGIES – Wheeling, IL 12/06 – 4/08

Project Manager/Project Engineer/Salesman research cold calling negotiating

Well-respected aerospace/defense machine shop. Account and relationship management/project management including: new client acquisition, purchasing, crisis management, managing new projects from initial sale through shipping of completed components, client demonstrations, application/efficiency improvements, profitability and performance reviews, extensive process development and tooling development, subcontractor negotiation, occasional machining if a "hands on" approach was needed

EDM DEPT, INC – Bartlett, IL 2/01 – 9/05

Tool Maker/CNC Machinist/Project Manager

CENTURY MOLD & TOOL, INC – Elk Grove Village, IL 11/96 – 2/01 Mold and Tool Maker/CNC Machinist/Project Manager

REGO MOLD & TOOL, INC – Wheeling, IL 9/93 – 11/96

Head of Wire EDM and Jig Grinding Dept/Project Manager

UNITED STANDARD INDUSTRIES – Glenview, IL 11/91 – 9/93 CNC Machinist

DURITE STAMPING & ENGRAVING – Chicago, IL 11/90 - 11/91 Machinist

EDUCATION

JUDSON UNIVERSITY – Elgin, IL

Bachelors in Business Management

ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Elgin, IL

SolidWorks Certification

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Des Plaines, IL

Mold Maker Certification

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

General Education Requirements (attended with Army Scholarship)



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