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Warehouse Manager Lean Six

Riverview, FL
April 27, 2021

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Michael Lee Folz

Contact # +1-715-***-**** :


● Managed all aspects of production, manufacturing, and warehouse operations accomplished professional with 15+ years of distinguished experience in the following areas, and I handle tasks accurately and efficiently.

Team Building

Data Management

Employee Retention

Team Building

5s Implementation

Problem Solving


Time Management

Cost Reduction/Risk Analysis with Evaluation

Quality Assurance

Dispute & Conflict Mediation/Resolution

Employee Development


SAP/ERP Systems

Waste Management

· Fleet Management


Operations Manager, September 2020 - Present

Formulated Solutions – Largo, FL

Plan, organize and manage employees, equipment, and other assets in order to meet quality standards, production/manufacturing objectives, schedules, and cost targets.

Openly communicate with peers, subordinates, and others to clarify and meet all production/manufacturing goals.

Safely manage and monitor the creation of material scrap, and hazardous waste material.

Assist in developing and implementing realistic production and employee schedules.

Track and Analyze production/manufacturing data to help achieve target goals.

Write, review, and approve packaging processes, batch records, and work instructions to develop process flow.

Supervise and train teams in CGMP practices, SOP’s, system requirements, and inventory tracking.

Analyze and resolve work problems on a day to day, case by case basis so that everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

Work closely with other operations team members to manage product supply and our supply chain to ensure timely delivery of products and materials.

Ensure all the compliance with all applicable regulations.

Enforcing quality standards, company policies, troubleshooting issues, nurturing the team, and maintaining a healthy working relationship across the organization.

Production/Manufacturing Manager, 2019 to 2020

Surterra Wellness/ Parallel - Lakeland/ Wimauma, FL

Managing large team.

Develop structure while operating in a continued start up and emerging environment.

Lead the edibles operations in both locations.

Ensure team goals align with strategic direction.

Train new and existing employees, inventory management, compliance regulatory requirements and safety.

Supervise all edibles processes, actively search for scalable processes to deal with larger sales volumes.

Ordering of all supplies, equipment, contractors.

Supervise and train edible team in cooking and preparing edible products including SOP’s, HACCP’s, and system requirements and inventory tracking.

Enable sustainable growth and achieve financial objectives through increased efficiencies and process improvements.

Work closely with other operations team members to manage product supply and our supply chain to ensure timely delivery of products.

Ensure all the compliance with all applicable regulations.

Enforcing quality standards, troubleshoot issues, nurturing the team, governing edible production processes.

Production Manager, 2017 to 2019

Monogram Foods – Plover, WI

In charge of 5-8 other supervisors, leads, and a 300 plus direct reports.

Perform essential recordkeeping and timekeeping functions for department personnel using the NovaTime system, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.

Monitor employee attendance and absenteeism, holding employees accountable as necessary.

Can run all lines at both plants.

Responsible for replacement employee job training, work station assignments/rotations including back-ups for absent employees.

Schedule and conduct shift meetings to review safety concerns and employee performance, along with plant performance, compared to expectations.

Lean Six Sigma.

A member of the Safety Committee.

Undergoing company projects to ensure employee safety, and company cost reduction.

Coaching and developing- identifying the needs of the production, mentoring and helping others to improve knowledges or skills.

Operations Manager, 2014 to 2017

Mullins Cheese / Mullins Whey – Mosinee, WI

Running day to day operations, production schedules, and employee schedules.

Run robots, plc screens, computers, HMI pendants, printers and other machinery.

Monitor and control production machinery.

Fill out proper documentation in accordance to customer specifications and government agencies.

Forklift Operations.

Machine maintenance, problem solving, and quality assurance.

Knowledge of multiple computer programs.

Lab testing and quality control.

Supervisor/Technician, 2010 to 2014

RR Donnelley – Plover, WI

Run robots, PLC screens, computers, HMI pendants, printers and other machinery.

Supervision of crew members.

Hiring, and training of new employees.

Read and understand mechanical drawings, diagrams, and instructions for each order.

Make sure all paperwork is filled out correctly on orders, and checking the orders in.

Machine maintenance, problem solving, and quality assurance.

Quality control.

Warehouse Manager, 2007 to 2010

DHL / CWA Transport – Mosinee, WI

In charge of a large fleet of 100 plus drivers, vehicles, and maintenance of vehicles.

Sorting, and delegating freight for the other drivers.

Loading and unloading trucks.

Setting up routes.

Deliver packages to the correct customers, by a certain time.

Pickup packages from customers.

Paperwork filled out correctly.

Production Technician, 2002 to 2007

Penford Foods – Plover, WI

Run robots, plc screens, and other machinery.

Certified on stand up, sit down, and scissor lifts Machine maintenance, and problem solving.

Chemical handling, safety practices, and usage.

Loading and unloading trucks.

Lab work 1-A quality, branders, moistures, shaker tests, etc.

Quality control.

Installer, 1999 to 2002

Grawey Heating and Cooling – Stevens Point, WI

Installation of furnaces, and air conditioners.

Metal fabrication.

Minor electrical installation.

PVC venting and installation.

Removal of old furnaces and air conditioners.

Warehouse Manager, 1995 to 1999

Furniture and Appliance Mart – Stevens Point, WI

Managing a fifty plus people day, and night crew.

Setup all routes, and personnel for delivery.

Loading and unloading trucks.

Signing for, checking in merchandise on and off trucks.

Hiring, and training of new employees.

EDUCATION Diploma: 1995 - Stevens Point Area Senior High School - Stevens Point, WI

General studies. Computers. Electronics. Honor role.


Lean Six Sigma

Forklift Certifications

Alice Training

5s Training

Management Training

•FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food



Travis Rhodes 715-***-****

Benji Grulkowski 715-***-****

Josh Cisewski 715-***-****

William Jones 813-***-****

Emmanual Akwetey 904-***-****

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