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Manager Management

United States
October 31, 2016

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PRODUCTION MANAGER/HSE MANAGER/FACILITIES MANAGER Innovative thinker with over 25 years of broad-based management experience in operations, production, manufacturing and distribution. Proven ability to analyze and improve key business drivers and develop strategies for continual improvement.

Plant Management • Analyzing and preparing budgets • Strategic Planning • Lean Manufacturing • Capacity Planning Problem Resolution • Training and Development • Safety Standards / Compliance • Quality Assurance Management Redesigning Business Processes • Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) • Facilities Management HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Built solid track record of success in improving key business metrics such as productivity, efficiency, cost and utilization. Responsible for over 200 employees plant wide

Reduced production costs as a percent to sales by 30% with Lifetouch, Inc.

Increased overall plant productivity by 40% with Lifetouch, Inc.

Reduced in-plant cycle time from two weeks to 2-days with Lifetouch, Inc.

Reduced waste on largest consumable by 59% with Lifetouch, Inc.

Consolidated Minnesota 3PL warehouse into the Reno facility and saved over $435,000 in freight and building charges with Lifetouch, Inc.

Consolidated two production plants into the Reno facility. (Chattanooga, TN and Charlotte, NC) Realized over $2M in savings and cost avoidance with Lifetouch, Inc.

Consolidated smaller production plant (Kansas City, MO) into Reno and Ohio facilities. Realized over

$120,000 in savings and cost avoidance with Lifetouch, Inc.

No recordable injuries in 7 years


Lifetouch, Inc., Reno NV


Production Manager/HSE Manager/Facilities Manager

Planning and organizing production schedules

Estimating and planning production costs, budgets and timelines

Strategic planning and forecasting

Overseeing production processes

Facilities Management

Determining quality control standards

Manage human and material resources to meet production goals ROBERT W. NAUMAN Page 2

Monitor and analyze the performance of plant staff and provide coaching, reviews and disciplinary action as required

Ensure compliance of all safety and HSE requirements

Develop and implement production process improvements

Analyze equipment use, maintenance and proper operating procedures

Work closely and build relationships with HR, Finance, IT, VP’s and CEO

Conduct plant meetings

Determine supply chain resources required

Implement standard operating procedures for production processes

Develop productivity metrics and goals

Maintain good and open relationships across all divisions

Drive quality initiatives and process changes as necessary

Leverage in house production capability to support other divisions as required Arrow Electronics, Reno NV

2004 - 2009

Production/Logistics Supervisor

Supervise work assignments, attendance patterns, disciplinary procedures, promotions, transfers, performance appraisals and timecard approval

Maintain good and open relationships between production and all other departments

Evaluate departmental operations and personnel to improve effectiveness, quality efficiency, utilization and productivity

Analyze active work in process and flex resources accordingly

Conduct field quality report meetings. (Analysis, 5-why, root cause, mistake proofing)

Daily machine scheduling

Grant and monitor expedite requests and processing

Create, train and lead process improvement teams

Train operators, leads and supervisors

Maintain T.S. 16949 compliance

Conduct 5S audits and assign action items

Wells Manufacturing, Verdi NV

1991 – 2004

Production Supervisor/Demand Flow Analyst

Supervised work assignments attendance patterns, disciplinary procedures, promotions, transfers, performance appraisals and timecard approval

Supervised department safety and equipment operation while monitoring for compliance. Conducted bimonthly safety meetings and provided insight

Maintained good and open relationships with all other departments ROBERT W. NAUMAN Page 3

Evaluated departmental operations and personnel to improve efficiency, effectiveness, utilization and productivity

Assigned staff to work stations, demonstrate machine set-up and operation. Instruct proper assembly procedures

Interpreted specifications, diagrams and work orders

Reviewed completed work orders for variances and any other applicable paperwork

Ordered tooling and/or supplies necessary to maintain daily operation of the department while maintaining budget guidelines

Developed departmental layout congruent with lean manufacturing philosophy

Observed and documented production times, sequences and material usage

Developed station balances for workflow in production areas

Developed initial lean manufacturing process sheet documentation for pre-production proto-type runs

Analyzed and submitted material usage sequencing information to engineering for addition or removal from bill of material

Assisted production supervisors in training, tooling and lean implementation

Developed and implemented Kanban inventory system EDUCATION:

B.S. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, University of Phoenix, Reno, NV (2005)

A.S. INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV (2001) Graduated Phi Theta Kappa

Six-Sigma Green Belt • Certified Lean Manufacturing Instructor • OSHA 511 & 300 certified, Reno, NV

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