Darrell E. Miller
Manufacturing and production professional skilled in leading high-producing teams and using lean manufacturing to reduce costs and increase process efficiency. Qualified production Supervisor with over 25 years of manufacturing management experience, including cross-training and scheduling employees, ordering parts, record-keeping and meeting all production deadlines. Versatile supervisor experienced in production supervision as a supervisor/Superintendent/Plant Manager and quality assurance. In depth knowledge of cGMP regulations and DEA requirements. Production Supervisor with expertise in creating and implementing comprehensive business processes to improve operational efficiencies. Production Supervisor successful in supervising the day to day operations of a large manufacturing plant employing 500 production staff and quality control technicians. Results oriented and decisive leader in the manufacturing industry. Dedicated deader with demonstrated ability to train, manage and motivate team members to achieve organizational objectives. Supervisor with comprehensive management and logistics experience who thrives in dynamically changing environments. Results driven, skilled supervisory focused on achieving success and increased productivity through improvements in operations, quality,
a.Experienced in production scheduling Contracts
b.Knowledgeable of quality control standards Improving product quality
c.Purchasing ability SQL
d.Supply management expertise Microsoft Office Suite
e.Process certification Conflict resolution
f.Knowledge of 5S methodology Critical thinking
g.Dedication to product quality Eye for detail
h.Compliance with GMP’s conditioning and quality procedure Welding & ABB robots
Dana Corporation Supervisor/Quality Engineer Elizabethtown, Kentucky 2003-
Quality Engineer/Supervisor/Organized, prioritized and managed plant maintenance projects to keep facility safe, efficient and clean. Trained in ISO 9001, created workforce planning and development models to inform quarterly scheduling and processes. Supervisor over ABB robots, Prob controller’s, spot and mig welding, Pneumatic and Hydraulics pumps, 3 & 4 phase electric motors, fluid pumps, rectifiers and perceptron's. Allen Bradley software to trouble shot robot problems. Developed and maintained strong and clear communication and rapport with plant personnel. Supervised over the warehouse and many other departments. Coached employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals. Optimized scheduling based on deep expertise of machine capacities and equipment. Complete key projects on time. On budget and with a high level of accuracy. Budgeted monthly departmental expenses and implemented cost controls. Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop a high performing team. Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability. Collaborated with the engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment. Capitalized on each recycling opportunity and verified that only approved wash and rework was added to host batches. Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints. Enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operation leadership. Implemented root cause and corrective action to remove production constraints and improve product quality. Diligently maintained safety and quality standards. Lead professional development programs for assembly and operator staff. Coordinated and developed new product design in collaboration with engineering staff. Identified staffing and capital needs, collected relevant data and wrote justification for established needs. Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the performance outcomes to set future targets.
FAMILY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR II
State of Kentucky 2000-2003 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Supervisor/Mastered the intricacies of the process flow within each department. Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross functional operations. Led regular stand up meetings, events and continuous improvements projects with measurable le goals. Interviews clients for basic programs, completes appropriate forms, and gathers required documentation to make eligibility determinations’. Participates in in service training to enhance various public assistance programs requirements, forms, policies, and procedures. Operates computer terminals to verify client information and to calculate program benefits. Communicate agency mission and explains services offered. Identifies resources and makes appropriate referrals. Provides supportive services. Explains work requirements and encourages the exploration of work opportunities. Track processing deadlines for timely determinations and case hearing. Prepares and maintain case records. Has responsibility of case load assigned by the office manages. Testifies in hearing. Gathers information to be used in responding to inquiries about cases. Prepares monthly report.
Crucible Materials Superintendent/Supervisor/Plant Manager.
Elizabethtown, Kentucky 1982-2000
Supervisor/Superintendent/Plant Manager. Mastered the intricacies of the process flow within each department. assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross functional operatioons. developed and implemented data based solutions in a timely manner. operated all equipment throughout manufacturing process to back fill. led regular stand up meetings, event and continuous improvement projects with measurable coast. coordinated closely with culture of lean manufactauring and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership. improved affciency and productivity by eliminatiof waste and production constraints. capitalized on each recyclling opportunity and verified thta only approved rework was added. budgeted monthly departmental expenses and implemented cost controls. compleded key projects on time, on budget and with a high level of accuracy. optimized scheduling based on deep expertise of machine capacities and equipment. coachedd employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals. developed and maintained strong and clear communication and rapport with plant personnel. created workforce planning and development models to inform quarterly scheduling and processes. organized, prioritized and managed plant maintenance projects to keep facility safe, efficient and clean.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration
Watterson College Louisville, Kentucky
Computer Information System
University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky
Associate of Science: Compututer Information System
Elizabethtown Community College Elizabethtown, Kentucky