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Quality Food Service

Mississauga, ON, Canada
May 12, 2020

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Matthew Kearney



To apply my experience and expertise gained from over 20 years in fast paced and demanding manufacturing environments to your organization. Excellent verbal and written communication skills when interacting with team members and management. Proven ability to apply my skills to solve problems on the go and meet daily production goals. I adapt quickly and easily to change in the workplace and to the challenges it brings. A respected team player who is proud of the work I do and the results I accomplish. I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the information contained in my resume.


Knowledgeable and versatile with experience in automotive manufacturing, food service industry and material handling. Proven troubleshooting skills, effective working independently of within team environment. Goal oriented and results driven with extensive leadership experience. Apply my organizational and time management skills to meet company objectives and daily production goals. Productive background in manufacturing practices, combined a safety first attitude. I hold a (B.A.) in economics/political science from York University.

Employment History

Campbell Company Canada 2012 – 2019 plant closure

FPC Associate

Manage and coordinate the operations of the (FPC) finished product control team

Lead team responsible for the processing/distribution of over 1,000,000 plus units of domestic and export products

Part of a team shipping 50 plus loads of product a day in a fast paced warehouse environment

Coordinate with CIFA (government inspection) for U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australian meat certifications for international shipments

Utilize SAP to create purchase orders, B.O.L.s and reconcile errors, to create countermeasures

Train FPC team members on operational standards and SAP requirements

Execute decisions established with other T/Ls and departments in regard to quality issues

Accountable for control over all unrestricted finished goods inventory

Create quarterly inventory reports to ensure accuracy of all on hand inventory

Coordinate with planning, production, quality and transport departments ensuring efficient FPC execution

Conduct daily team meetings outlining daily tasks, production schedule and quality and safety issues

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Honda of Canada Manufacturing 1998 – 2012

Quality Assurance

Quality assurance for assembly department

Supervised over 30 work zones to eliminate and control quality issues on 800 vehicles per day

T/I of work zone, scheduling controlling outflow and budget concerns, communicating targets and goals to associates

Managed databases to track and record defects, countermeasuring to solve abnormalities

Utilized FEMA, Fishbone and Deming circles to solve production issues

Auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO14001

Committee chair for continuous improvement and Kaizen initiatives

Training associates on production standard procedures and repair techniques

Inspecting production lines to eliminate inefficiencies and duplication

Supervising assembly departments to identify, correct and source problematic issues within production processes

Test Track Driver and Repair Area Technician

Certifications/Training/Licenses/Computer Skills

Forklift counterbalance/ Raymond reach certification

Overhead crane certification

Raymond Sideloader certification

(WHMIS) workplace hazardous materials information systems

(HACCP) hazard analysis critical control points

(GMP) good manufacturing practices certification

Safe Start level 4

First Aid (St. John’s)

T/L training Honda of Canada Manufacturing

MS Office (Word, Excel level 3, PowerPoint)




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