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Manager Operations

McAllen, Texas, 78503, United States
October 11, 2016

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Luis Eduardo Rodríguez pg * of *

*** **** **, ***** ***** 78577

(Home USA) 956-***-**** (cell USA) 956-***-**** (Mex) 899-***-****


Bachelor of Engineering (INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER) Instituto Tecnologico de Cd. Victoria Mexico (1987 - 1991)

Summary of Qualifications:

Operations manager, Production manager, Production superintendent, Project coordinator, Shipping and receiving manager, Industrial and Process engineer, Shift leader supervisor, warehouse superintendent (Mgr).



LOGICORP TRANSPORTATION (McAllen Texas From 04/22/15….to 9/23/16

Managing the truck maintenance shop area with 6 general technicians and 2 leader techs. Performing a preventive or corrective maintenance for the entire transportation fleet (243 trucks), assigning labors according priorities, tracking our performance using a KPI daily, support drivers while they are running (road service), work with the training matrix, to be flexible. Developing process for each shop activities, managing the parts inventory, performing employees evaluations every 6 months, responsible for purchasing trucks and trailers parts on time to avoid any delays.


TEX-MEX RECYCLING (McAllen Texas From 10/29/14…01/26/2015

Managing a production area with 28 general labor employees. Running the production area that includes receiving area, processing area (graining area) and shipping (metal and plastics).


TEXAS CITRUS EXCHANGE (Mission Texas From 10/02/13…to 10/03/14

Managing a production area with 26 general labor employees and 1 team leader. Running the production area that include receiving area, processing area (juice extraction) and drumming area (inventory). Lead all the production meeting. Following the USDA policies.


REGAL BELOIT (Mc Allen Texas) From 08/12 to 10/2013

Managing a production area with 28 direct labor employees and 2 team leaders. Planning daily production, tracking or KPI (safety, quality, efficiency, costumer SAY DO), track the dies life (hits) daily to have a better use of them, make a PM schedule for the equipment (stamping press and furnace); performed TPM for a new equipment (stamping press, die cast furnace and anneal furnace), track the repair time (MTTR) and (MTBF) for each stamping machine. Lead the production meeting daily. (Laid Off).


MIRSA MANUFACTIRING (Los Indios Texas) From 03/2012 to 07/2012

Working as a Mirsa auditor for general motor company project in Panasonic warehouse, reviewing any failure reported by the Panasonic team, developing daily report for GM Company.

PRODUCTION MANAGER (shipping Leader)

JABIL GLOBAL SERVICE (Reynosa Tamaulipas México From 09/2007 to 12/2011

Working in 3 different BUSINES UNITS as MICROSOFT, DIRECT TV and RIM, managing the production department with 12 lines supervisor and 2 senior supervisors with 280 direct labor employees leading at the same time the shipping area with 4 shipping supervisor in 4 different shifts using SAP system to do any transactions. Tracking our KPI daily and weekly. Scheduling the pickup and delivery time with different carriers to be on time in our monthly forecast.


WESTERN REFLECTIONS (VDO) (Matamoros Tamaulipas México From 05/2005 to 08/2007

Managing the production floor with 3 lines supervisor with 160 direct labor employees. Tracking our daily results (KPI) quality, efficiency and safety. Scheduling the injection molding production. Lead daily production meetings.


RUSSELL ATHLETIC (Campeche and Chihuahua, México) From 01/2002 to 05/2004

Managing all the production floor including engineering, shipping and receiving, maintenance (shop and facility) and training, with 3 production manager, 3 production superintendent, 25 lines supervisor and 1500 direct employees, leading the weekly staff meeting.


VANITY FAIR INTIMATES (Reynosa Tamps, Matehuala SLP, Tepatitlan Jal Mex From 06/1993 to 08/2001

Managing all the production floor including engineering, shipping and receiving, maintenance (shop and facility) and training, with 2 production manager, 16 lines supervisor and 700 direct employees. Lead the staff meeting weekly and monthly.

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Designing production lines capacities performing time studies for each operation.

Plant lay out according production plan.

Continuous improvement plan using Lean manufacturing tools (kaizen, 5’s)

Quotes and rates review for each operation monthly.

Responsible for forecasting project budget and HR needs for current and future plant needs.

Head count review and develop a hiring plan according production plan.

Identify potential risk and make resolution suggestion through the escalation process

Developing a ram up for new plant starts up (1 in Reynosa and another in Tepatitlan Jalisco.

Coach others through difficult decision making situations.

Design clear and consistent messages for a variety of diverse audiences, ensuring relevance and effectiveness of delivery.

Evaluate and measure any continues improvement project.

Support any audits (internal and external), ISO, quality, ESD, EHS

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned (act as a plant manager while he was out)

Tracking our KPI daily (safety, productivity. Efficiency. Quality and cost )

Performing annual employee’s evaluations.

Act as a lead in production meetings.

Schedule pickups and delivery date for different carriers

Load and unload truck, using scale and systems (SAP) to do time in or time out.


Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to plan and prioritize workloads to meet organizational commitments.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Strong leadership and ability to be a teamwork player.

Strong problem solving (using simply tools like 5 whys).

Ability to listen and understand responses that other provide.

Ability to work well across functional responsibilities.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Ability to travel domestically and internationally.


Achieve 100% in all the PM scheduled by week.

Meet the commit with NPI (100% on time)

Improve our process using lean tools (VSM, KAIZEN, 5’s) doing the same with less head count (~10% less head count)

Implementing the Andon system and visual factory.

Reduce our operation cost from 11 cents per minute to 7 cents.

Change from conventional lines (over 60 employees) to modular lines (with 12 employees), implementing JIT and one piece flow to increase our plant efficiency from 40’s to 70%.

Won the SAFETY STAR twice (maximum safety prize between VANITY FAIR plants)


Lean manufacturing applications (Kaizen, 5’s)

Time and motions (time’s studies) (GSD)


Apparel technical supervisor

Leadership & Communication

World class supervisor

Leader effective training (LET)


Tress system, SAP, Kronos, Xelus


Luis Eduardo Rodriguez

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