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Continuous Improvement Supervisor

Centertown, Kentucky, 42328, United States
January 20, 2017

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Bobby Wagoner

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Main Dock Coordinator - Supervisor Glenmore Distillery, Owensboro, KY, 02/16 Present New DC ASRS facility start-up. As Shipping Main Dock Coordinator - Supervisor I supervise shipping employees on multiple shifts to ensure daily work schedule is met; I ensure inventory counts are done on inventory coming into the warehouse and help update the ERP system; I manage Customs Bonded receiving and withdrawal of imported cases; manage export, military, and refund stock orders; work closely with the Export Order Manager and freight forwarders and apply my imput to schedule shipments; analyze inventory for refund needs and ensures refund statements are applied; as well as, check for processes breakage. Involved in the implementation and process development of by Westfalia as it relates to distribution, production departments and company. Help train associates in unfamiliar inventory handling and procedures, as well as, all duties associated with distribution warehouse management in a union environment. Use high sense of urgency, analytical ability with excellent problem solving and execution skills to ensure smooth flow. Communicate with production and other warehouses for fulfillment of customer orders as needed. Manager, Perdue Farms, Cromwell, KY 07/2003 to 01/2016 18 years’ experience directing and managing the activities of 8 supervisors, 21 Lead Persons and approximately 300 hourly production personnel safely and effectively exceeding the requirements of assigned departments / areas in a high speed food processing plant. Focused on Continuous Improvement fostering a continuous improvement mindset – elevating new ideas

(both my own and those of our employees), executed CI plans to positively impact plant operations and goals. Proposed, planned, and executed projects to help eliminate the root cause of manufacturing problems Executed projects of high complexity, which had a large impact on the on the company's current and/or future business interests; projects that related to many aspects of the business – people, procedures, policies, finances, equipment, processes and/or products.

5 years in Processing Production Management Experience. Promoted safety while achieving quality of product and maintaining World Class Continuous Improvement Performance. Proficient in the GMP and SSOP documentation procedures, and assured implementation and adherence of food safety programs, Quality Assurance programs, Sanitation, labeling, OSHA, HACCP and regulatory requirements in cooperation with USDA & the Quality Assurance Food Safety team.

● Achieved budget volumes in terms of managing yields/cost, labor variance, packaging scrap, PONC and other costs.

● Kept informed of governmental regulations and technological developments.

● Participated in long term planning and implementation for process and capacity improvement.

● Provided Leadership and coached direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback.

● Meet all safety, quality, delivery, cost objectives across all shifts.

● Lead/manage cross-functional team toward successful completion of business and budget objectives.

● Executed the Safety strategy, Quality strategy and Continuous Improvement strategy. Bobby Wagoner

224 Walnut St., Centertown, KY, 42328



● Meet internal and external production demand expectations including schedule compliance.

● Partner with support departments to achieve business results.

● Meet key initiatives related to inventory accuracy.

● Meet new product introduction objectives (quality, cost, timing) and maintain capacity planning strategy.

● Continuous improvement experience working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and 6 Sigma principles.

● High sense of urgency. Analytical ability with excellent problem solving and execution skills.

● Outstanding leadership skills with demonstrated ability to develop and motivate individuals to execute key initiatives.

● Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form.

● Proven change management skills. Proven problem solving skills.

● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department and the company and foster teamwork.

● Proficient use of Microsoft Office systems, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

● Proficient with the concepts of hazard analysis, risk assessments, GMP, SSOP, Lean/TPM, Value Stream Mapping, Just-in-Time, Demand Flow, Single Piece Flow, 5S, Visual Management, Kaizen, Six Sigma, OEE, Continuous Improvement tools/methodology.


Warehouse Supervisor, AmeriCold Logistics 1998 to 2003 Responsibilities:

All duties associated with distribution warehouse management. Participated on the Strike Force and traveled to numerous facilities throughout US to train associates, provide and deliver presentations on Safety, Inventory Control, Food Safety, RF, WHM, Reach Truck and Pallet Jack operation, etc. In addition, filled in where needed in process, in cases of strike to fulfill customer orders. Qualifications:

● Associates Degree 2004 - Business Management, Lindsey Wilson College; Bachelor’s degree 2006 – Business Administration, Lindsey Wilson/Ashwood University.

● Researched, Designed, Presented and Implemented plant wide turnover incentive plan cost effectively helped reduce turnover well below corporate goals. The plan challenged the supervisor’s participation as well as the associates. To date has helped maintain turnover 8.0% below goals.

● Dale Carnegie – Effective Communications & Human Relations 14D508. Bobby Wagoner

224 Walnut St., Centertown, KY, 42328



● Padgett Thompson Supervisor Seminar.

● Padgett Thompson Basic Supervisor Course.

● Padgett Thompson OSHA Compliance Update 1910.120 Hazmat.

● KY State Fire Rescue Training (Basic First Responder).

● KMAC LE101 Principles of Lean Manufacturing Training.

● KMAC LE203 Workplace Organization and Standardization.

● Fierce Conversations Leadership Training Workshop.

● First & Last Principal Activity Certification.

● Supervisor of Month 3 times – AmeriCold Logistics.

● Supervisor of Month 4 times – Perdue Farms.

● Perdue Operations Leadership Team Award – 92.92% pack out.

● Perdue Operations Leadership Team Award – Business Improvement Process – Continuous Improvement Philosophy & Process Change Methodology.

● HIP Certificate of Achievement – 100% HIP Participation.

● Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

● Level I Training Program – Continuous Learning Organization. References:

James (Jim) Booth, Director Of Operations, Perdue Farms 270-***-****

Rick Corona, Unit Leader, Perdue Farms


Kathy Baize, HR @ Perdue Farms


Aaron English, Supervisor Glenmore Distillery


Chris Fulkerson, Supervisor Glenmore Distillery


Tonya Wagoner, Spouse


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