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Pomona, California, United States
October 06, 2016

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Howard C. Landon

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Torrance CA 90503


Professional Summary:

Strong record of performance across all areas of production plant operations resulting in multiple promotions over 37 years at the same company. Dedicated manager and was retained as a key member of the leadership team by each new management group after three separate sales of the company over the last 16 years. Recently helped prepare the company for restructure and cross-country relocation.

Employment History:

Permalite Inc Jan 1979 - July 2016 201 W. Howard Lane Austin, TX 78753

Roles held over 37 year career

Logistics Manager Warehouse Manager

Plant Manager Customer Service Manager

Production Manager Production Shift Lead

Experienced in all facets of plant operation from Customer Service to Production Planning.

Main focal point between Customer Service and manufacturing to ensure prompt process and delivery of customer orders.

Monitored sales forecast and sales history to insure accurate and timely delivery of supplies.

Ordered and maintained inventory levels for raw materials from suppliers to meet production demands.

Established vendor contacts setting up parameters for competitive pricing, safety stock and adherence to high quality standards

Managed inventory cycle counts to insure ongoing accuracy and coordinated year end inventories.

Coordinated and approved over $8M in raw material and plant supply purchases annually.

Responsible for planning, coordination and setting daily, weekly and monthly production schedules.

Calculated scrap rates and worked with manufacturing to reduce and maintain low rates of loss.

Evaluated capacity for all equipment to determine material priorities, personal requirements and outsourcing if needed.

Instituted plant wide safety programs with regular monitoring and monthly meetings.

Experienced in scheduling and manning 24/5 and 24/7 production operations.


Bachelor of Arts in Education, California State University Long Beach

Secondary Level Teaching Credential California State University Long Beach

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