Results driven manufacturing supervisor with over 20 years of experience managing multiple production lines, production scheduling, overseeing material flow, inspection, and inventory management, utilizing Lean Manufacturing principles.
Strong strategic planner, problem solver, and leader. Recognized for success in developing processes and procedures to streamline operations, increase operator efficiency, and reduce labor costs.
Cross-functionally driven individual with a proven track record in the fields of manufacturing, production planning, budgeting, capital asset acquisition, and continuous improvement.
Proven record of delivering business results (safety, quality, cost) through employee development and training.
Efficiency and Productivity Gains:
Consistently maintained output levels while realizing a yearly 10% increase in sales and production.
By completing weekly cycle counts, maintained a 97% accuracy rate on department inventory, and a 0.01% variance on plant inventory of over $3,000,000.00.
Monitored continuous improvement programs which resulted in over $100,000.00 per year of cost savings related to safety, quality, ergonomics, and processes.
Leader who values diverse opinions and cultivates a culture of trust and developing others.
Successful as a division trainer, providing personal development and improvement training to over 100 plant employees, with 4 sessions per year.
Production Control Management:
Recommended solutions to existing processes to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
Collaborated with management to plan forecasting models.
Monitored incoming materials distribution as well as make recommendations for equipment purchases.
Planned and coordinated schedules for multiple production lines in order to meet aggressive inventory demands and on-time delivery.
Successfully managed 50+ direct reports and ensured compliance with company policies and OSHA standards.
Manufacturing Manager/Production Control Manager, 11/2017 – 11/2020
AES Clean Technology, Inc, Suwanee, Georgia
Responsible for managing all daily operations including, production scheduling, project management, fabrication, finishing, crating, and shipping departments.
Responsible for all Supply Chain functions including monitoring lead times for materials for outside processing and logistics coordination.
Oversee product flow of sheet metal manufacturing distribution of supplies, while monitoring inventory levels .
Participate in daily/weekly staff meetings in order to coordinate production and staffing needs in conjunction with construction project management teams.
Managed 4 supervisors and 50+ direct employees
Manufacturing Supervisor, 11/1996– 8/2017
Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Denver, CO / Jackson, TN
Responsible for hiring of department employees. Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
Planned, coordinated, and assigned manpower to meet aggressive production schedules of multiple assembly lines.
Managed operations of incoming raw materials, through the assembly process, to finished good on-time delivery
Created and managed documentation of production procedures and work instructions
Maintained and communicated daily productivity and efficiency reports.
Led regular department meetings, events and continuous improvement projects with measurable goals.
Identified and purchased capital needs, collected relevant data, and wrote justifications with ROI for established needs.
Coordinated preventative maintenance on equipment, including routine calibration.
Maintained +/-5% accuracy of $250,000 yearly department budget of consumables.
Koala Kare Products, a division of Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Denver, CO
Receiving coordinator for incoming goods from outside vendors.
Implemented in-house assembly of Baby Changing Stations in lieu of outsourcing.
Scheduled and managed multiple assembly lines.
Directly collaborated with blow molded / injection molded plastic material vendors.
Project manager of facility relocation.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1990-1993
ERP, ADP payroll, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher)