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Manufacturing Team Leader

Detroit, Michigan, United States
October 06, 2016

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Kevin Sharp

***** ****** ***# *-* Detroit, MI ***35 248-***-****


Manufacturing Manager with over 15+ years of experience in Manufacturing, Production and Factory Management.


Enthusiasm & Perseverance

New production methodology



Strategic Thinking

Supply Chain / Logistics

Effective communication

Analytical Skills

Key Customer Relationships


Attention to detail



Erae Automotive – Pontiac, MI. . August 2016-Present

Production Supervisor

Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for producing the necessary inventory.

Analyzes work flow and conducts time and work measurement studies to determine changes in operating procedures, standards, production schedules and physical layout which could increase efficiency.

Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel in the sue of 5S principles and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

Manages, motivates, and leads subordinates

Angsrom USA – Taylor, MI June 2015-May 2016

Production Supervisor

Accomplishing manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

Monitoring the shift attendance & production performance.

Record daily production & scrap numbers.

Assist in daily operations of forklifts.

Maintaining work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.

Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Dana LLC. – Detroit, MI February 2008- December 2014

Production Team Leader

Promoted a safe work environment by observing unsafe work practices or machine hazards and providing corrective action.

Trained all line operators on operations throughout the value stream & updating training matrix.

Trained and assisted operators to set-up & changeover all machines in a timely & safe manner.

Pulled customer orders & labels required for daily production matrixes.

Produced quality parts that meet or exceed company approved specifications

Completed necessary paperwork including accident reports, performance appraisals, and production, scrap and downtime reports.

Supervised the production area to ensure all production and quality goals are met.

Dana LLC – Detroit, MI June 1995- February 2008

Production Assembly Operator- (Promoted to Production Team Lead)

Prepared work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.

Positioned parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements

Resolved assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.

Keeping equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Maintained safe and clean working environment by complying with 5s procedures, rules, and regulations.


Pontiac Central High School- Diploma 1990

References available upon request

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