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Inventory Control Continuous Improvement

West Haven, Connecticut, 06516, United States
October 28, 2016

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Christopher Parks

** ****** ******, **** ***** CT 06516 475-***-****

Profile: Seeking a Production or Packaging Supervisor/Managers’ position to utilize skills in:

Software: SAP super user, Solumina, Kronos, BPICS

Material: Titanium, absorbable polymers, adhesives, foil, Mylar, Tyvek, fiber optics, CO2

Equipment: Screw Machine setup and CNC Operator, (Dixwell MFG & Circuit Wise MFG 1980/1983)

Sencorp Thermoforming, form, fill and seal packaging, heat-sealing, band sealers,

Alloy machines, slitters, Towers, Laminators, blister packaging equipment

Computer: MS Professional, Adobe PRO, MRP/ERP, QuickBooks, Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop

Dreamweaver, Agile

FDA Audits



Inventory control

Planning and scheduling

Cost reduction


Lean Manufacturing

Value Stream Mapping

ACE certified-World Class Manufacturing

Kanban Continuous improvement


Warehouse procedures

Professional Experience: Milford, CT


3/2016 Packaging Supervisor

Supervised the assembly of Display products for customers such as Costco, Target Walmart and others.

6/2013 –Present Independent Owner – (Part Time) 5 Linx, Elevate Solar Power, Day Trader

Selling Cable, internet, security systems, energy and satellite TV. Elevate :

Selling solar energy.

8/2007-6/2013 Sikorsky Stratford, CT

Production Supervisor

Supervised the final assembly of the Blackhawk UH-60, HH-60, and Seahawk-60H Helicopters

Supervised 8 Electrician, 3 Plumbers, 4 Check Out, 3 Riggers and 8 Mechanics.

Ensured production goals were met.

5/2006-8/2007 Von Roll Isola, Inc New Haven, CT

Production Manager

Managed 2 Laminator operations (18 operators), 12 tower operations (4 operators), 6 slitters (8 operators) and Shipping department (3 operators).

Increased production by 33% by combining operations.

Increased Slitter production by 7000 yards per shift using saved labor from Kevlar process.

Created second shift slitting dept to handle increased production from the slitting dept.

6/2004-5/2006 TI Automotive Meriden, CT

Production Superintendent

Supervised start up of second shift operation for 28 operators on new fuel module production line.

Improved productivity by over 75% in the first three months on second shift.

Exceeded takt of 773 to 915 and then to 1001 units within 3 months.

Promoted to Superintendent within seven months; Managed 4 Supervisors 5 techs, 141 operators

Implemented a 600 and out program which increased production to 100% on all lines shifts.

Reduced scrap to 1%.

5/2003-6/2004 Watson Laboratories Inc. Copiague, NY

Packaging Supervisor

Supervised and managed the startup operation of in-house packaging for generic anti smoking gum.

Created SOP's for Packaging Department.

Trained 8 blister packaging setup mechanics, 28 packaging operator, and Packaging Supervisor

.Designed layout of two blister packaging rooms, which produced 1million units per shift.

Procured additional operations equipment to allow for a smooth flow of production.

Handle event notifications and deviation investigations.

2/1983-7/2002 US Surgical Corp. / Medtronics North Haven, CT

United States Surgical, a manufacturer of wound closure products and advanced surgical devices. Two primary business divisions: the Auto Suture Division which offered a complete line of surgical devices and laparoscopic instrumentation for general and specialty procedures and the USS DG Sutures Division.

2/99-7/02 Production Supervisor

Supervised and scheduled the production of Surgical Dynamics requirements which was its’ own separate division. Supervised 30 Assemblers of which 5 would rotate between the thermoforming operation.


Increased Productivity by 25% by implementing Kaizen events.

Reduced overall scrap by 20% by reevaluating configurations tolerances.

Contributed in the sale for $135,000,000 of Surgical Dynamics.

Managed production on the Sencorp Thermoforming Machine and saved $250,000 annually using Kanban pulls system.

Processed Field Returns.

5/93-2/99 Superintendent of Manufacturing/Packaging

Supervised 150 assemblers on two shifts based on workload for US Surgical Corp. Accomplishments:

Increased packaging efficiency by 25% using Lean Thinking practices.

Participated in Cost reduction, Kaizen, Lean Thinking, 5S, Kanban, Continuous Improvement and SAP programs.

Scheduled Packaging of Pilot Production for First and Second shifts.

Scheduled Production for Sorting polymer products, Pre and Post Sterility.

Coordinated Sorting of Puerto Rico Production.

Scheduled Sterilization runs of production.

Managed assembly and packaging of Endoscopic kits.

1/88-5 /93 Production Inventory Control Coordinator

Ensured communication between warehouse, quality control, engineering, manufacturing departments and vendors to maintain a smooth flow of parts and production. FIFO system.

Maintained Inventory of raw material based on forecast, and ERP requirements.

Maintained and updated Bills of Materials.

2/83-1/88 Warehouse Group Leader

Supervised 12-16 Warehouse staff between 2 shifts.

Received and stored raw materials receipts, inventory control and reconciliation.

Fulfilled parts requisitions for Manufacturing


1/2016- present UCONN School of Business, Stamford CT

Pursing Project Management Certification (PMP)

Attended Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT

Courses in Business Administration/Marketing/Management

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