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Manager Plant

Monroe, NC
January 04, 2020

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Monroe, NC *****

PHONE: 601-***-****


Extensive broad-based experience in manufacturing management.

Excellent organization, communication and problem-solving skills.


Unrelenting focus on the “bottom line” impact of strategic and operational decisions.

Seek ways every day to improve efficiency and correct problems quickly if they occur.


1. 5S 4. Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel) 7. Safety Training

2. Lean 5. Inventory Management 8. Scheduling

3. Kaizen 6. Logistics 9. Payroll

10. SAP 11. Kronos 10. Continuous Improvement


PALLET CONSULTANTS, Dunn, NC July 2019 to December 2019

Operations Manager/Plant Start-up Supervisor

I was employed to be Operations Manager for new plant in Charlotte, NC, which was going through final approval of purchase. Start-up would be within my 90-day training period. I spent time in Jacksonville, FL, Atlanta, GA, and then Dunn, NC, where I was assigned until Charlotte plant opened. I worked with Dunn’s General Manager as we upgraded the Dunn facility while I was there.

Established new, more efficient inventory system; rearranged parts storage area for easier access by employees.

Conducted regular safety training; daily safety and quality meetings with employees.

Reviewed and corrected any safety concerns found during daily plant inspections.

Interviewed and recommended hiring new employees; discharged any employee not performing to company standards.

Focused on continuous improvement of employee processes.

Prepared employee scheduling logs and payroll data.

During my short time with Pallet Consultants, I was encouraged to troubleshoot any issues affecting production efficiency, found successful solution in each case.

Responsible for Security, Sales, and ordering materials and equipment as needed.

I was responsible for shipping and receiving of products, daily shipping and receiving logs. Ensure DOT requirements met. Confirmed all required maintenance of vehicles.

Supervised all upgrades made to the plant, new machines, security cameras, fencing and lighting, etc., while production being made.

All these assignments were given in preparation for responsibilities at new plant in Charlotte, which unfortunately did not occur. I can explain more when contacted by interested employers.

October 2017 to July 2019: Caregiver for Family Member (Mother)

WEYERHAEUSER SAWMILL, Philadelphia, MS June 2013 to October 2017

Night Shift Production Supervisor

Trained new team members on safety, machinery, housekeeping, teamwork.

Provided on-the-job training using problem solving tools from 5S/Lean methods.

Routine coaching to ensure continuous improvement in all levels of manufacturing.

Tracked scheduling, production goals and daily totals achieved for manager reviews.

Had ZERO OSHA Recordable lost-time injuries during my tenure at Weyerhaeuser.


Teamwork was stressed DAILY, resulting in a very efficient group of employees.

In 2017, night shift ran highest cut per hour and highest weekly volume in plant history.

In 2016, our night shift team exceeded our ANNUAL production goal by 7%. We were on track to achieve the same goal (or better) in 2017.

QUALITY LOGISTICS, Meridian, MS April 2012 to June 2013

Night Shift Production Supervisor

Responsible for scheduling, training, quality control, and assigning production operators.

Safety training routinely conducted for all employees; safety tips given before each shift.

I was on management quality team, reviewed production deadlines to ensure on-time delivery to customers.

DART CONTAINERS, Quitman, MS September 2011 to April 2012

Production Supervisor

Responsible for scheduling, training, quality control, assignments for production workers.

Conducted safety training for employees, ensured safety was always a top priority.

Monitored production deadlines to ensure no delays in product delivery to customer.

THE MERIDIAN STAR, Meridian, MS October 2010 to September 2011

Operations Supervisor and Single Copy Manager

Responsible for area where newspapers were completed and prepared for shipping.

Duties included safety, scheduling, hiring, training, corrective action of employees.

Ensured OSHA compliance and conducted safety training for 25+ employees.

AVERY DENNISON, Meridian, MS July 2008 to October 2010

Production Supervisor

Supervised several manufacturing areas in plant.

Responsible for product quality, training, maintaining OSHA and 5S Standards.

Required to ensure production numbers met or exceeded expectations.


Calhoun Junior College, Decatur, AL - 1981 to 1982, Education and Business Major

(attended on baseball scholarship)

Florida College, Tampa FL - 1982 to 1983, Education Major (attended on baseball scholarship)

Northeast Louisiana University - 1983 to 1985, Total of 100+ credits in Education and Business

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