PO Box ****
Minneola, Fl. *****
Seeking a management position utilizing my knowledge and abilities in Production, managing day to day operations
8/2017-present Affordable Automotive /Garage Gadgets
Quoting and sales of Automotive equipment
11/2005 – 7/2017 Restor Telecom, Inc / Fortress Solutions
Sr. Operations Manager / Production Planner
Managing day to day floor operations, overseeing all production procedures and processes, scheduling maintenance of all incoming and outgoing repair units. Other responsibilities include managing shipping and receiving area, overseeing maintenance for entire facility as well as managing the warehouse.
Facilitated and worked the start up of newly constructed building for shipping/receiving and repair units.
Managed operations for repair units and sales from 3.5 million to over 21 million from 11/2005 to present.
12/2003-11/2005 E-ONE Ocala, FL.
Production Business Manager
Managing day to day operations manufacturing emergency vehicles with paint and auto body.
Managing the production facility with 25-35 direct reports.
Responsibilities included scheduling production meetings, training new employees, overseeing full production facility while insuring company compliance with OSHA standards and regulations.
3/2003-10/2003 Blue-Bird Wonderlodge Fort Valley, GA.
Developed processes and procedures to meet production schedules more effectively and efficiently.
Scheduled workshops/training along with vendors for their employees, teaching them new techniques to develop their skills necessary for the painting industry.
Continuously aid in the development of operating procedures to enhance quality productive work.
Manage two shifts while balancing the work load to meet production schedule dates.
Proactive in developing communications within my direct reports, creating a diverse range of understanding for quality as well as time management.
11/1999-3/2003 ABC Companies Winter Garden, Fl.
Frame, Paint, Body & Graphic Dept. Manager
Scheduled customer appointments to obtain new business and working relationships.
Managed to insure a safe and cost effective shop while working as a team with other departments, giving support in all areas.
Maintain schedule to accommodate customer due dates as well as tour obligations.
Estimate jobs and material for collision repair work.
Safety manager overseeing all areas of production with OSHA standards and regulations.
4/1989-11/1999 Disney’s MGM Studios, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Maintenance Division Facilities – PWS, Area Mechanic/Painter
Continuously strived to develop operating procedures to enhance quality/productive work
Assisted in budgeting and planning new projects as well as 5-year plans
Partnered with Contract Services on new and existing agreements with Operating Participants. Contractors.
Interacted regularly with direct reports to ensure Cast, Guest and Business results objectives are met.
Requested price quotes from contractors/ vendors.
Created a partnership with vendors and contractors to assure on time completion of projects.
Negotiate and resolve issues regarding various projects and supported and coordinated projects for new installations and upgrades.
Acted as a leader, coach and mentor while creating an environment of trust, cast member involvement and creativity
Assisted sign ship in developing sign packages
Project manager for various rehabs. Input orders using Maximo
1981-1989 Walt Disney World Central Shops,Lake Buena Vista FL
WF Painter (1981-1984)/ Boat Crew Foreman (1984-1989)
Worked in all phases of painting equipment, such as airless, brush and roll, auto body repairs, under coats and aging and graining
Worked with diverse group of Cast Members with all trades departments.
Assisted management in maintaining quality control and acquired materials for projects.
Interacted daily with management and Cast Members regarding various activities, questions and concerns
Leesburg High School, Graduated 1977
Eustis Vo-Tech – Electronic Courses 1 and 2
Disney University – Supervision, Track 1 and 2 / Project X Class / HVAC Fundamental Class
PPG/ Matthews – certified
Executrain – Computer Classes
Six Sigma Green belt class
Partners in Excellence Award, 1999 at Walt Disney World