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Plant Manager Machine Operator

Graham, NC
January 23, 2022

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Greensboro, NC

(: 336-***-****


Goal-oriented Professional with hands-on experience implementing material management, inventory reconciliation, communication management, production management, distribution & warehousing, distribution management, risk management, purchasing & procurement – to name a few; to drive change and improve business growth. Recognized for developing and implementing cutting-edge process controls and quality improvement initiatives that reduce costs and increase company revenue with proven track record of implementing sound alternatives, and contingency strategies aimed at promptly resolving complex setbacks. Proficient in the use of sophisticated and specialized productivity tools that promotes ease of workflow, and in designing result-driven blue-prints to improve business logistic methods and objectives compliance.

Core Competencies

Project Management

Operational Management

Risk Assessment

System Design & Development

Procurement & Purchasing

Strategic Planning & Execution

Inventory management

Implementation & Support Practices

Relationship Building/Management

Customer Service

Team Development/Management

Process Improvements

Stakeholder Engagements

Staff Training & Development

Budgeting & Cost Control

Quality Management/Audit

Production Management

Process Design/Control

Career Benchmarks

Resourceful, result-oriented and goal-driven professional with +30 years of experience implementing proven expertise in Production Management, Technical Management, Team Building/Management, Operation Management, and Process Improvement to advance business milestones, and collaborations.

Was instrumental in advancing PakLite Inc. from a $1million company to over $20 million in the space of 20 years and in also accomplishing “Star certification” for 5 years in NC.

Accomplished a 99% plus on-time delivery rate with Big Home Box Stores, 3 major Automotive groups and general packaging companies while working with PakLite Inc.

Initiated meetings and business deals with diverse fortune-200 to fortune-500 companies which improved the overall ROI by 5% by ensuring the development of profitable relationships and partnerships with major firms.

Designed and implemented strategies that increased productivity by 30% leveraging machine improvements initiatives.

Career History

PakLite Inc., NC 2000 - Present

Plant Manager 2016 - Present

Provides leadership and management of daily operations of Production, Sanitation, Warehouse, Shipping & Receiving, and Maintenance functions.

Responsible for the development and monitoring of all production schedules and activities to ensure production and quality meet standards.

Analyze production performance and implement processes to improve performance. Manage product reviews and audits to ensure adherence to quality standards.

Review production and operating reports, managed inventories, as well as resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to minimize cost and operational delays.

Identify quality and production opportunities and improve processes and communication across the plant. Coordinate production activities between shifts and departments, ensure established price, quality, and delivery commitments are met or exceeded.

Implement and control cost-effective budgets for profit margin success. Establish measures and manage production matrix, track production yields, material utilization, efficiency, inventory management, and build goals.

Reviewed payroll, hire, train, and coach employees when required. Provide timely feedback to the Directors on recommendations and methods to improve workers’ performance and business deliverables.

Ensure a safe work environment, implement safety, GMP, and HACCP policies and practices

Production Manager 2006 - 2016

Motivated, coached, developed over 50 staff across multiple departments, planned, directed and coordinated activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as processing, packaging, maintenance, and shipping/receiving to achieve timely and quality outputs.

Mentored teams and individuals, providing appropriate performance feedback to senior management while concurrently participating in problem-solving and cost reduction techniques.

Ensured compliance with HACCP, SOP’s, sanitary guidelines and procedures and with established quality standards.

Deployed initiatives that fostered the maintenance of a safe work environment under OSHA requirements. Managed operations within budget and led the continuous improvement efforts to help the team to implement a lean manufacturing system.

Advised and influenced business initiatives and plant management of potential applications of new advances in modification to existing plant facilities, and changes to systems, procedures and equipment to improve production operations.

Reviewed production costs and product quality ensuring its compliance to statutory standards. Modified production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the facility.

1st Shift Supervisor 2004 - 2006

Developed and implemented strategic plans/schedules to appropriately accomplish all operational objectives

Monitored and oversaw the activities and performances of all team members ensuring efficiency, and drove accomplishment of all targeted goals

Developed and maintained efficient communication with all internal/external correspondence regarding business overheads, setbacks encountered, safety issues, pending issues, upcoming events, and daily demands.

Evaluated staffing requirements to meet and exceed daily demands, to adequately streamline resources to achieve targeted business milestones

Collaborated with the Human Resource Department in hiring personnel and sourcing for professionals to pilot specialized roles

Machine Operator 2000 - 2004

Led a team of seven members and trained them till effectiveness was attained. This led to the delivery of daily targets with optimum product quality gained.

Partnered with the overall supervisor in detecting and tackling machine malfunctions, and ensuring production runs unhindered

Performed Quality Control audits on productions and weighed materials for processing

Maintained smooth and effective daily operations by calibrating machines and monitor malfunctions

Kept updated records for reviews and approvals by senior management

Previously Excelled as;

Team Lead Luxfer Gas Cylinders 1996 - 2000

Machine Operator 3M Adhesives 1991 - 1996

Machine Operator Meredith – Webb Printing Company 1985 - 1991

Awards & Certifications

Team Leadership program- Greensboro, NC

ISO 9001 Foundation- Quality Certification

Voted by coworker’s to be team leader multiple times “Luxfer” and was awarded the Team Leader Certification “Luxfer”.

Technical Proficiencies

MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visual Manufacturing and Synoptix

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