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Production Supervisor

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, 17552, United States
October 10, 2016

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Leo Wissler Jr.

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Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania 17552



I am seeking a position utilizing my technical abilities and supervisory skills

Work Experience

Production Supervisor

9/2012 – 9/2016 R W Sauder INC Ephrata, PA

Scheduling and training employees on 3rd shift

Implemented/developed new cross training program on 3rd shift

Reduced labor costs and increased productivity on 3rd shift

Improved yield variance from 93.8% to 99.6% accuracy

Troubleshoot all technical and production problems in warehouse

Oversee packaging, distribution and shipping

Helped implement OVOvision tracking system

Trained on MOBA500 and software associated with system

Worked closely with USDA to ensure standards and compliance

Production Manager

4/2011 – 4/2012 Whiff Roasters LLC Lititz, PA

Coffee Roasting and Production; including blending and flavoring

Sales, Marketing and Customer Service

Research and development

Manufacturing Supervisor

3/2006 – 4/2011 Innovative Bowling Products LLC Jacobus, PA

Scheduling of all production in machine shop and assembly areas.

Supervisor of all packaging and distribution control as well as research and development.

Troubleshoot all technical problems in production and machine shop areas.

Company purchasing agent for all parts in the machine shop/shipping/manufacturing areas.

Maintaining customer satisfaction through making service calls throughout the country and overseas.

Responsible for general maintenance of facility and machines.

Increased sales 50% the first year through working closely with owner and customers.


1/2006 - 3/2006 APX Logistics York, PA

Supervisor on 3rd shift

In charge of all parcels that were distributed in this facility.

Managing a 30 person crew

Keeping detailed documentation on all employee performances and production status.

Working closely with other supervisors to maintain optimum performance and troubleshoot problem areas.

Team Leader

1/2004 - 9/2005 Turkey Hill Dairy Inc. Conestoga, PA

In charge of 3rd shift Ice cream production and all procedures involved in the manufacturing process.

Scheduled production employees

Oversaw all set - ups

Worked closely with research and development to improve products.

Improved overall set up and changeover times by 25%.

Production Foreman

5/1994 - 1/2004 Kemps Foods Inc. Lancaster, PA

Oversaw all processes of making ice cream

Responsible for all employees, including scheduling

Calculated all production losses and compute daily production efficiencies

Head maintenance technician for all Video Jet and Ink Jet printers in the plant.

Proficient with union policies and practices.


10/1993 - 5/1994 Brownstown Vocational School/ Electronics, Brownstown, PA


Curriculum includes basic electricity, circuit systems, solid state and digital electronics. Theory and hands-on skills are used to develop assembly, installation, maintenance applications for electronic devices found in the domestic, industrial and military fields.

9/1983 - 6/1987 Columbia Junior- Senior High School, Columbia, PA

High School Diploma

Graduated 8th in senior class.


8/1991 – 3/2005 Columbia Bowling Center

Bowling Coach

3/2001 - 7/2005 Columbia Boys Athletic Association

Head Coach

9/2003 - 5/2005 Tuesday business league (Bowling)


1/2014 – present Second Street Quarry Fishing Club


Additional Skills and Abilities

Able to operate a wide variety of different novelty and bulk filling machines in the dairy industry

Familiar with different cleaning chemicals used in CIP (Cleaned in Place) confined spaces as well as equipment

Firm knowledge and practice of GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices)

Familiar with proper care and handling with different types of dry stock ingredients for products hot, cold, perishable, and non-perishable

Proficient operation of a wide variety of small and large equipment

Excellent mechanical troubleshooting skills

Computer Skills

Proficient with various computer software programs: Quick Books, Microsoft Word, and Excel


References supplied upon request

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