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VP of Operations

Katy, TX
May 26, 2020

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Jeffrey Dawley

Katy, TX • • 937-***-****

Vice President of Operations

Highly accomplished and process-minded senior executive with over 20 years’ experience of progressive financial and operations leadership in domestic and international manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain organizations. Demonstrated success streamlining business operations including financial controls, budgets, strategic planning, performance measurement, sales and operations planning, and staff development. Results-driven, resourceful problem-solver with proven track record of revenue and strategic growth initiatives in both public and private equity ownership environments. Committed to improving bottom-line results through developing and setting strategies for optimal operational performance. Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, MAPICS, SAP/ERP, Anaplan, and Coupa.

Areas of Expertise

Cost Optimization

Mechanical Engineering

Safety / EHS

Process Flow

Supply Chain / Procurement

Capacity & Production Planning

Value-Stream Mapping

Capital Program Management

Resource Deployment

Risk Management

Revenue Growth & Profitability

Quality Systems Implementation

Professional Experience

Quietflex Manufacturing Company – Houston, TX (March 2016 to March 2020)

Vice President of Operations

Directed all operational functions across 4 manufacturing facilities. Oversaw 800 employees over 3 and 4 shift operating schedules. Driven to improving all operational metrics including safety, production, cost, quality, customer relations, and manufacturing. Utilized strategic agility and creative execution to meet demand of a double-digit sales growth environment.

Selected Contributions:

Expanded capacity 40% in 2 years while challenged with a 30% increase in sales demand

Relocated 2 facilities in 2 years’ time and expanded operational footprint 40%

Increased unit volume 35% over 3 years utilizing metric-based, action-oriented leadership in lean and continuous improvement

Reduced turnover and improved morale implementing web-based SOP training program improving key performance indicators (KPIs)

Achieved annual improvement in OSHA TRIR while obtaining ISO 14000 certification

Meadow Burke Concrete Accessories, Division of Oldcastle – Tampa, FL (June 2015 to March 2016)

Director of Manufacturing

Directed $150 million annual sales over 5 domestic manufacturing facilities and 400 employees. Supported organic growth strategies and asset deployment to increase revenue and market share.

Selected Contributions:

Developed and executed KPIs for safety goals and procedures

Executed strategic direction leading to consolidation of facilities and reducing overhead costs

Dayton Superior Corporation – Miamisburg, OH (January 2000 to September 2013)

Vice President of Manufacturing & Executive Officer (February 2006 to September 2013)

Corporate Manager, Operations Analysis (October 2003 to February 2006)

Director of Operations, Dur-O-Wal Masonry Division (July 2001 to October 2003)

Plant Manager (January 2000-July 2001)

Facilitated 12 locations with over 1,000 employees and over $400 million in annual sales. Established strategic objectives by evaluating, preparing, and presenting various operational analyses focused on improving profitability and competitive advantage. Established low-cost manufacturing presence in Mexico while creating centers of excellence for remaining U.S. facility footprints. Selected, trained, and developed technical proficiency of leadership staff to support operational execution strategy.

Selected Contributions:

Reduced incidents by 40% implementing proactive safety process

Awarded Project Champion title to execute strategy for international manufacturing plant start-up

Implemented project from initial blueprints to fruition at 100% operational in under 2 years’ time

Created Front Line Leadership Development program focused on communication, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement for process flow, KPIs, quality, and service

Presented 8 unique manufacturing rationalization strategy alternatives to Board of Directors

Completed merger and acquisitions strategy under new private equity ownership propelling company to #1 in market share, manufacturing, distribution, and service

The G&G Manufacturing Company, Cincinnati, OH

General Management Consultant

Cooper Industries, Dayton & Hicksville, OH (1987 – 2000)

Director of Operations – Apex Tools Group; Manager – Manufacturing Engineering; Manufacturing Engineer


Master of Business Administration

Indiana Wesleyan University – Marion, IN

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Purdue University – West Lafayette & Fort Wayne, IN

Community Outreach

Secretary, Board of Directors, North American One-Armed Golfer Association (

2015 - Present

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