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Manager Sales

Twinsburg, Ohio, 44087, United States
April 21, 2017

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Gerhart M.Fitz

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Creative Problem solver, Extensive manufacturing management experiences, including Gas distribution products, main to meter, Tube Extrusion,

Pigment processing, Ceramic /mixed metal oxide pigments, dry electrostatic ink manufacturing, fabrication, extrusion, high volume assembly. Composite Mfg.

Areas of Expertise

Process improvement Lean Quality improvement

Cost reduction Project management Team building

Operations Management Product Development Customer Service

Demand Flow Technology 5 S SAP

Professional History

Iten Industries

Plant Manager/Product Manager

Composites, Plastics, Ballistics, Glass, Paper, Resin, B Stage Treating Lines

Upgraded process controls, Efficiency Improvement, Throughput Improvement,

Line treating throughput improvement 15%

Allpass Corp.

2013 to 2015

2 year Contract, Consulting

Established and implemented

Process improvement, operating procedures, set up procedures,

Maintenance PM Program, Safety Program, Efficiency and yield improvement procedures, 75% to 92%

Elster / Perfection Corporation

Director Operations, San Louis Potosi, Mexico

2012 to 2013

Gas regulators and water products assembly operation

Perfection Corporation

Plant Manager Gas Distribution Multi plant .3 locations 1989 to 2012

Responsible for Directing and managing 75 MM in sales, production, maintenance, scheduling,quality assurance, manufacturing engineers, machine design engineers, supervisors and 220 hourly employees.

Improved on time delivery to 98.5%

Increased efficiency to 96.4%

Improved operating profit by 36%

Reduced led time to 3 days

Managed 5MM in capital improvement projects.

Lead teams in introducing lean concepts.

Reduced scrap/rework to less than 0.5% of sales.

Improved safety awareness and reduced TCIR to 3 per year.

Plant Manager OEM Products Perfection Corp

Directly managed production, maintenance, scheduling, quality, engineering and production personal.

Responsible for directing and managing 24MM in sales.

Turned a financially troubled plant into the top profit center in the company within two

Reduced inventory by $500,000

Improved the scheduling, forecasting utilizing SAP

Developed customer, vendor product improvement programs.

Developed and implement continues improvement programs.

Plant Manager Fabrication Perfection Corp

Responsible for 15Mm in sales, managed production, maintenance, design engineers, quality and operations.

Increased profits by 16% and efficiency by23%

Reduced scrap by 15%, tool usage by 33%

Initiated new production line involving welding, bending, forming which generated 5MM in new sales.

Implemented preventive maintenance program reducing long term repair/replacement costs.

Developed standard operating procedures in accordance with company policies.

Harshaw Chemical 1984 to 1989

Operations Superintendent

Managed the operation of mixed metal oxide pigments, zirconium oxide, copper chromate catalyst plants Responsible for maintaining financial and operating plans.

Directed product engineers, color assurance labs, 5general foreman and 130 processes technicians. Upgraded processes and developed a five year plan for new ventures into the pigment market.

Lowered cost of pigment manufacturing by 13.6% increase thru introduction of new procedures

Developed micronzing and classifying operations for pigments used in coil coating.

Directed capital improvements and standard operating procedures.

Instituted a manufacturing, sales task force to develop new products.


Business Administration / Chemistry

Cleveland State

Cleveland engineering Society

Quality Management

Statistical process control

Quality Management

Baldwin Wallace

Industrial Engineering –External program

University of New York

Case Western


US Army Veteran

References available on request

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