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Production Supervisor/Manager

Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511, United States
October 24, 2016

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James R. McMartin

*** ******** ****** *******, ** 53525 608-***-****

Summary of Qualifications

Highly motivated Production Supervisor and Focus Factory Manager with nearly 25 years of professional experience on the manufacturing floor. A team-oriented professional with demonstrated expertise leading directing reports, which included: Master Schedulers, MFG Engineers, Production Control, Customer Service, Shipping and Receiving personnel, and off-shift supervision. Well versed in all aspects of production management, including: shipping, inventory management, maintenance, and continuous quality improvement. Communicates clearly and effectively with diverse populations in written, verbal, and presentation formats. Self-motivated with experience in directing projects and optimizing employee capabilities. Equipped with an excellent work ethic and a strong sense of responsibility.

Lead and Participate in Safety Programs

Excellent Communicator and Team Player

Disciplined in Kaizen and 5S

Prepare Production Schedules

Professional Experience

Certified Power Elkhorn, wi

assembly manager 2015 – 2015

manage assembly/paint operations from start to finish

work with customer service to create daily/weekly schedules

creation/implementation of standardized 5 s

developed work stations for one piece flow

developed standardized tooling and tooling logs

Morgan Corporation Janesville, WI

Production Supervisor 2012 – 2015

Manage Dry Freight Production/Truck Box Manufacturing while handling a staff of 5 Group Leaders.

Work with management on scheduling employees, which fluctuates depending on market conditions.

Lead team in scheduling of corrective maintenance on buildings, equipment, and work orders assigned.

Plan and manage all day-to-day operations, and report current status to management and corporate.

Successfully negotiate and manage suppliers and vendor relationships to optimize win-win partnerships.

Evaluate in production needs via assignment of duties; establish work procedures to meet schedules.

AAEC Beloit, WI

Shift Manager 2010 – 2012

Established, monitored, and provided leadership on managing extrusion line, machining, saws, and pack.

Applied cost-conscious decision making; delivered quality manufacturing solutions in a timely manner.

Maintained an overview of all employee relationships and morale to ensure a productive work environment.

Monitored and maintained a productive work environment concerning personnel resolution, moral, scheduling, and proper machine operation. Ensured compliance to policies, standards, and procedures.

Warner Electric Brake and Clutch Beloit, WI

Focus Factory Manager 2004 – 2010

Oversaw 3 shifts along with all shop floor associates and production operations of a $50-60 Million yearly business. Displayed expertise in scheduling and designing cellularization for product “families.”

Implemented a KanBan system on parts for all OEM jobs. Coordinated a fax set up with purchasing to fax orders to suppliers. Improved productivity while contending with plant downsizing multiple times.

Implemented Visual Management of orders, customer complaints, success stories, and productivity.

Production Supervisor 1995 – 2004

Managed steel and press floor operations, including the production scheduling while supervising the daily operations, overseeing and scheduling 3 different employee shifts, and mentoring performance.

Supervised high volume automotive supply line for Saturn, Automotive aftermarket supply line, John Deere, and AYP Garden Tractor clutch line, as well as various tier-2 Industrial clutch and brake lines.


Dana Certified Supervisor Program

Blackhawk Technical College – Supervisory Management Program


Steven Piazza

Facilities Manager

Hamilton Sundstrand

4747 Harrison Avenue

Rockford, IL 61125


Charles Evans

Human Resources Manager

Warner Electric


Gary Haasch

Product and Engineering Manager

Warner Electric


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