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Highly accomplished manufacturing leader with over 15 years of leadership experience leading high impact teams. Certified in project management, I bring a systematic method to driving results providing my customers with solid ROI’s consistently reducing COGM by 3% annually.
Project Management, PMP
MS Project, MS Office
Expense and Capital Budgets
Machine Design and Installation
Union Contract Negotiation
MRO & Supply Chain
Employee Mentoring and Development
5/2020 – PRESENT
VALUE STREAM MANAGER, Energizer
Operations leader driving this world leading CPG company in the manufacture of alkaline batteries. Launched Mission Zero safety program driving ownership of safety to all colleagues reducing TRIR in the first 6 months.
Established and led a cross functional attainment team focused on “making the day” leading to an increase in output by 10% in 3 months driving to 100% delivery and period expense favorability
Developed Leader Standard Work to establish a common language for the operations team and develop ownership for shift supervisors empowering them to make real time decisions based on priority.
12/2015 – 5/2020
DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, rayovac/energizer
Engineering leader across multiple facilities for NA alkaline battery manufacturing. Led multiple interdisciplinary project teams installing equipment to satisfy battery performance roadmap initiatives
Led the turnkey installation of 2 new battery lines totaling $14M in capex providing 400M in additional alkaline capacity.
03/2011 – 12/2015
ENGINEERING MANAGER, rayovac
Drove over $1M annually in cost savings through establishing a machining Center of Excellence building a state-of-the-art machine shop focusing on reverse engineering, insourcing MRO and machine building. Built cross functional relationships to provide outstanding customer support for high volume battery manufacturing delivering world class OEE outputs of 83%.
07/2008 – 02/2011
MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING MANAGER, world color/Quadgraphics
Responsible for the manufacturing assets consisting of offset and digital printing equipment for this world class printer, #2 in their respective market leading up the acquisition by QuadGraphics. Drove operational excellence through predictive maintenance technologies focusing on vibration, thermal and oil tribology leading to a 12% increase in uptime.
Designed and installed the companies first digital to bound initiative consisting of climate controlled facility, network and server assets, printing and binding equipment allowing the company to take a text book directly from the file to an individual book; a first in the industry.
MS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, kettering university
BS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, university of wi - platteville
Member of the Knights of Columbus and trustee
Youth coach – Baseball/Basketball