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Manager Maintenance

Picayune, Mississippi, 39466, United States
October 05, 2016

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Self-motivated, adaptable operations manager with 20+ years’ experience working with various types of production line equipment and other systems such as aircraft and space shuttle engines, weather stations, and electronic and mechanical weapons systems. Credited with implementing innovative policies which resulted in decreased material and labor costs in production and processes in operations. Exceptional organizational skills allowed for implementation of efficient plant maintenance schedule, which maximized production with minimal down time and greater equipment reliability. Expert at ensuring employees are adhering to company quality standards and procedures as well as all safety and security protocols. Accomplished at utilizing superior managerial skills to promote continual process improvement and reduction of manufacturing costs.


Logistical Planning ● Equipment Calibration & Repair ● Facility Inspections ● Plant Management

Detailed Schematic Analysis ● Interdepartmental & Interagency Communication ●Database Maintenance Policy Implementation ● Purchase Order Fulfillment & Equipment Acquisition ● Performance Evaluation

Personnel Motivation & Management ● Safety & Security Protocols ● Training & Supervision ● Retention

Problem Analysis ● Risk Mitigation ● File Maker Database Applications ● Microsoft Office


Hood Industries, Beaumont, MS

Production Supervisor, 2015-Present

Responsible for veneer drying for manufacturing plywood and for other veneer vendors.

Have increased production efficiency, quality, while decreasing plywood rejects from the spray/glue and hot press line. Then transferred to the veneer dryers to do the same.

Working with employees to increase safety awareness and coordinating with maintenance to increase equipment reliability and productivity.

Proactively identify inefficiencies, problems, and waste issues and take action to eliminate contributing bad practices.

Evaluate efficacy of data-gathering practices in order to detect ways to streamline and enhance the organization’s ability to collect meaningful information with a minimum or disruptions, errors, and lost time.

STION, Hattiesburg, MS

Production Supervisor, 2014-2015

Proactively identify inefficiencies, problems, and waste issues and take action to eliminate contributing bad practices.

Evaluate efficacy of data-gathering practices in order to detect ways to streamline and enhance the organization’s ability to collect meaningful information with a minimum or disruptions, errors, and lost time.

Inspire individuals and teams to continuously improve in key operational areas in an effort to guarantee achievement of organizational goals.

Key Accomplishments:

Sufficiently meet or exceed company targets for the production count of solar panels while operating with decreasing manpower.

Frequently interface with quality department to solve any and all issues as well as assist with occasional testing.


Maintenance / Safety Manager, 2013-2014

Effectively researched new, more reliable vendors in order to save on labor and material costs.

Oversee all equipment maintenance, purchase orders, parts inventory, and budget control.

Troubleshoot all electrical and electronic issues.

Successfully increased reliability in quality while simultaneously decreasing complaints and returns.

Initiated a rise in Overall Equipment Effectiveness through panned maintenance and upgrades, which resulted in a reduction in repair costs and an increase in production.

Working with the plant manager and developing a maintenance program, we increased production three and a half times.

By utilizing the new maintenance program, was able to increase quality and customer satisfaction.

Coordinated all outside contracted services.

Key Accomplishments:

Greatly reduced number of OSHA recordable incidents by holding weekly safety meetings and regular facility inspections.

Increased 30-day revolving scheduled preventative maintenance rate from 13% to 99% which significantly improved production output.

Increased production and quality and increased revenue with increased equipment up time.


Shift Supervisor, 2012-2013

Ensured that daily operations were conducted in an efficient, accurate, and cost-effective manner.

Effectively managed organizational resources to confirm they were properly utilized in the most efficient way to achieve production objectives.

Key Accomplishments:

Assisted with the development of new technology in producing fracking sand to shale oil extraction in the field for oil industry.

SAIC/National Data Buoy Center, Stennis Space Center, MS

Production / Operations Manager, 2006-2012

Acted as organizer for all non-ship crew as well as liaison between ship’s command crew, other scientists, and all other staff onboard.

Plan and assist in vessel loading/unloading as well as trucks and cargo containers.

Responsible for man hour and parts inventory budgets. Time card approver.

Charged with locating local vendors to produce products normally manufactured in-house in order to save money and free up company resources for other tasks.

Interface daily with government customers/stakeholders and with outside personnel such as port officers, transportation companies, various ships, other outside agencies and organizations to meet the operational needs.

Sustained high customer quarterly review satisfaction. Surveyed and scored in areas of quality, budget, and schedule of deliverables delivered.

Assist the Program Manager by providing annual financial task order estimates and manpower requirements resulting in task orders remaining within budget, ensuring that all customer deliverables are met on schedule, and within scope to include detailed risk management documentation.

Key Accomplishments:

Implemented innovative ideas in parts invention as well as manufacturing procedures which greatly increased overall plant production.

Supervised the Tropical Atmosphere and Ocean (TAO) project which measured all atmospheric and ocean conditions in an effort to assist researchers more accurately predict global weather patterns.

Trained electronic technicians in SeaBird and other sub-surface oceanic sensors as well as a wide array of meteorological sensors as well as CTD operations and repairs.

Previous positions include Electronic Technician for Lockheed Martin, Electronic Engineering Technician for G.B. Tech, Calibration Department Manager for Oreck Manufacturing, Electronics/Instrumentation Technician for Boeing-Space & Communications, and Electronics Technician III for SAIC.


Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, MS, Associates of Science, Electronics Technology


Project Management Course, George Washington University, Washington DC

Honorable Discharge, United States Army, Electrical Aircraft/Electronics Technician

DuPont Safety Trained

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