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Injection Molding Manager

New York, New York, United States
October 24, 2016

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New York, NY 10023 646-***-****

I am a highly effective manufacturing manager in search of a challenging and rewarding position that will utilize my broad talents and experience. I am skilled in profit improvement, customer relationship building, problem solving, scheduling, quality improvement, team building and leadership. I communicate and to relate positively with the full range of people and organizations. I can run an efficient operation while maintaining a positive work environment. My computer skills are particularly strong. I have worked on projects for many major firms, including Bausch & Lomb, Welch Allyn, Covidien, Scott Health and Safety, and many more.

Education: MBA, University of Rochester

BA Mathematics, Syracuse University

Honors: Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce- Small Business Person of the Year

U of R Chapter Beta Gamma Sigma –Member (Honor Society in Business)

Member Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce Board 1996-2002

Member Auburn School District Board of Education-(elected) 2003-2006


Morgan Advanced Materials, Wood-Ridge, NJ Aug 2013-2015

Process Manager

Implemented Process improvements to raise quality and efficiency. Improvements in Molding included improved SOPs, use of vacuum to cure gas traps, purchase and implementation of PlantStar system for planning and monitoring of molding operations, improved usage and efficiency of “robotic molding cells”. Improved kiln room operations including a redesign of the kiln cars on a tunnel Kiln and improved documentation and control of kiln firing. Updated kiln monitoring and control. Lead process improvement programs and optimized process parameters (especially molding parameters) through DOEs and Statistical data analysis.

Interplex NAS, Northvale, NJ Dec 2012-July 2013

Manufacturing Project Manager

Manage projects to solve problems, Improve efficiency, Create efficient and effective procedures. Projects involve injection molding, insert molding, automation, progressive die stamping and vision systems.

Profession Injection Molding, New York, NY Nov 2010-Dec 2012

Injection Molding Consultant

Seeking to leverage my knowledge and contacts to develop consulting business; I Developed website and contacts. Worked contracts in consumer products and beverage packaging.

POP Displays USA, Yonkers, NY Jan 2010-Aug 2010

Injection Molding Consultant (Contract)

Evaluated Injection molding in a 31 machine shop running 6 Million pounds of mostly clear, mostly commodity plastics and made extensive recommendations for improvement which will save $3,000,000/yr when fully implemented. Qualified 70 new molds in using IQ/OQ/PQ principles. Helped adopt protocol to buy molds in the Orient. Trained process techs in scientific injection molding. Evaluated Staff and equipment and produced extensive recommendation for improvement. Wrote new SOP’s and trained staff to improve efficiency and process repeatability. Formalized improved sampling and process qualification procedures. Participated in design reviews for both parts and molds representing molding. Implemented Lean princilples through flexible cell assembly. Improved line balancing.

Autech Plastics, Auburn, NY 1993-2009

President & CEO

Established the firm as a boutique manufacturer when volume jobs went overseas

Identified the group of target customers

Developed successful pricing strategy

Developed staffing and Systems to profitably run small lots

Engineering: designed and implemented solutions to complex problems

Sales: created and maintained relationships with customer firms. Extensive customer contacts on technical issues.

Quality Management: functioned as Quality Manager. Led a team to create an ISO9000 compliant system and manual. Maintained an effective Quality system and used inspection Reliability and Repeatability studies. Maintained the Corrective Action- Preventative Action system. Improved the Inprocess Inspection design and execution. Implemented Continuous Improvement.

General Management: managed relationships with banks, lawyers & accountants Government Relations: oversaw compliance issues, obtained government funding

Purchasing: established and maintained positive relationships with quality venders monitoring supplier performance and process control.

Human Resources: hired, trained and maintained a cohesive and effective team using principles of scientific injection molding and decoupled molding.

Previous Positions

Intermagnetics General, Latham, NY

Project Manager 1992-1993

Track the project of designing and building a new superconducting magnet for MRI’s

Extremely complex devise, project

Simultaneous design and tooling development. Employed Microsoft Project.

RPM Industries, Inc., Auburn, NY 1990-1992

Director of Manufacturing

Supervised Injection Molding and Vacuum Forming

Purchased Blow Molding services

Implemented computerized scheduling and order tracking

Diemolding Medical Devices, Wampsville, NY.

Technical Services Manager 1987-1990

Supervised QA & Mfg Eng for Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

Key position in Problem solving

Member of numerous new product launch teams

Insured GMP compliance

Issued Clean Room procedures

Manager, QA/QC

Chaired MRB

Member Design review team

Maintained calibration control, Lead FMEA, instituted DOE

Westplex Corp, Manchester, NY 1982-1987


Manager of Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY 1978-1982

Manager of QA/QC, Vacuum Coating Division, Senior Quality Engineer; Glass Plant

Ideal Toy Corp. Hollis Queens & Newark NJ 1974-1978

Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Inspection Supervisor

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