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Manufacturing Management Professional

Location:
Grand Rapids, MI
Posted:
October 08, 2019

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Kevin Grummet

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Manufacturing Management Professional

Plant Operations Leadership, P&L Responsibility, Budget Development

Skilled problem-solver with track record in developing and implementing solutions to multi-faceted challenges and process situations.

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Management of multi-million dollar business units

Employee Development

Lean Manufacturing Principals

New product launch

Capital Expenditures

Production scheduling, materials management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Operations Manager 2018 to 2019

NOVARES: Grand Rapids, MI

An Injection Molding Facility for the Automotive Industry 3 shift operation, 200 employees, 45 injection molding presses and 35 assembly cells, gross sales 40-60 million annually.

Employee OT reduction by 60% from prior year totals, by reworking scheduling process, and developed employee cross training program

Lowered the temporary employee turnover rate from 69% to 23% through pre-testing

Revised new employee training program

Successfully achieved all KPI metrics

General Manager 2010 to 2018

OPTICAL SUPPLY INC: Grand Rapids, MI

A manufacturing and production facility for the Eyeglass industry, 2 shift operation, 125 employees, and gross sales of 25 million annually.

Developed Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Systems, uptime increase 12.5%

Increased throughput from 1100 to 1750 units daily through employee training and development

Lowered scrap from 9.75% to 3.85% daily, creating monthly savings of $13,500

Wrote Capital Expenditures and ROI’s for new equipment.

Decreased Turn Time from 5.3 to 2.8 days

Established Lean Manufacturing Culture, and 6S principals

Developed employee training program, and supervisor development program.

Raised monthly profit margin from 12% to 26%

General Manager (Consultant) 2008 to 2010

BUTTERBALL FARMS: Grand Rapids, MI

A butter producing company for retail and private sales, 2 shift operation, 115 employees, high speed packing lines.

Increased employee throughput from 39.5 to 42 pounds per hour, by improving time management

Reduced scrap from 6.1% to 3.25%, by developing tighter process controls

Developed employee training program

Created Employee Development Team and Process Improvement Team

Plant Manager/Operations Manager 2005 to 2008

MILLER PRODUCTS & FINISHING: Grand Rapids, MI

A metal painting and assembly facility for the automotive industry, 2 shifts, 85 employees, and gross sales 15 million annually

Redesigned paint tooling, result raised first Time Yield by 17%

Launched new assembly process without additional labor

Reduced pretreatment chemical usage by 10%, through tighter controls

Achieved TSO Certification

General Manager 1999 to 2004

MERIDIAN AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS: Ionia, MI

A Tier 1 metal stamping and painting facility of exterior steel and plastic bumper systems, 3 shifts, 225 union employees.

Assisted in planning, development, construction, and installation of all equipment for plant operation

Member of senior management team

Reduced OT by 80% after 1st year of operation by redefining the process

Reduced operating costs by 25% through vendor renegotiations

Reduced safety incidents by 25% after 1st year of operation, with creation of safety team and Tool Box daily employee meetings

Introduced and implemented finished part Finesse, this improved throughput by 4% daily and created average monthly savings of $10,000

Achieved and maintained QS9000 certification

EDUCATION

University of Texas (McCombs School of Business) successfully completed General management Program

GRCC/MCC General Course studies, accounting, business, and computer

Training

Lean Manufacturing Black Belt Certification

AMA: Management and Supervisory classes

AMA: Finance and accounting for upper management

AMA: Human Relations for managers

AMA: Microsoft for Management

DuPont S.T.O.P. Safety Program Trainer

Chemfil & Henkel Pretreatment & coatings chemistry

DuPont & PPG Paint chemistry and application process and controls



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