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Plant Manager Launch

Toronto, ON, Canada
January 21, 2022

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To secure a position as a Production Manager in a manufacturing environment


Plant Manager with over 20 years experience in the automotive (Tier 1 and 2) companies, including Metal Stamping, CNC, Robotic Welding and Assembly processes. Effectively led, coached and developed a large work team to accomplish operational objectives.

Identified, and resolved operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems within deadlines.

Planned work flow, managed multiple priorities and met daily production targets while consistently reducing downtime.

Developed new procedures and processes to improve production accuracy.

Set up healupth and safety audit procedures and improve safety efficiencies.

Competently utilized Lean Manufacturing, 5S, SPC and related process improvement techniques to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process.

Established and maintained acceptable quality levels for all assigned products.

Interpreted and developed reports including standard operating procedures.

Efficiently set and controlled operational budgets.


IT Consultant May 2020 – May 2021

Luckiram & Associates

Production Supervisor July 2019 – May 2020

Clovertool mfg

Plant Manager June - 2015 - Feb 2019

Metro Tool & Die

Program Launch Manager

Pinnacle Tool Works - Contract Nov – March, 2015

Metal Stamping Company

Manager for new product launch.

APQP weekly meetings,

Ensure timely submission of PPAP package and PSW sign off.

Audit all suppliers for compliance to customer requirements.

Oversee all Quality aspect of the company

Production Supervisor

Isomers Laboratories Inc July – Oct, 2013

Manufacture of cosmetic and drug / beauty products

Quality Assurance Supervisor

MSM (Magna Powertrain) June 2011 – April 2013

Ensuring all procedures as per TS16949 and ISO14001 are followed and the product confirms to quality requirements.

Ensured that sectioned parts are verified and that all robotic weld depth penetration on parts is within required specification.

Perform sedimentation and spin tests on parts, ensuring product meets required specification.

Calibrated automated gears inspection machines.

Inspection on all CNC and assembled product meet specification, using CMM, machined area surface finish (Ra) and gears runout.

Trained Production supervisor and all employees on all new procedures and processes.

Communicated all defects through NCRs, DMN and 8Ds. Followed up with root cause resolution.

Supervised containment (GP12) area, ensuring that only trained personnel performed specific task.

All other assigned duties.

Scrap reporting using Trans4M.

Plant / Production Manager / Quality Manager / Project Manager

Thundertool & Manufacturing Inc. Sept 1996 – April 2010

Developed and executed production schedules based on business demands from Ford, GM and Chrysler.

Maximize effectiveness of production team, equipment and materials to produce multi-line products within planned schedules while reducing costs (Kanban).

Managed high volume manufacturing of more than 100 products per month.

Developed and tracked cost improvement projects to reduce production costs by 40%.

Implemented lean projects that decreased downtime and increased production by min of 30% and saving the company approximately $300000.00 per year on non-value added cost.

Led, developed and evaluated production staff of approximately 85 employees over 3 shifts.

Managed activities related to strategic purchasing to minimize operating expenses.

Controlled inventory and raw material handling.

Ensure safe work environment through implementation of safety awareness programs and compliance with OHSA and WHMIS.

Designed, implemented and audit quality control processes (Layered Audit).

Managed scheduling of shipping dates for all incoming orders.

Responsible for reduction in missed shipments, with frequent communication with the customers.

Managed and coordinated all un-scheduled production run – due to dies, presses and quality downtime, so that our customers can meet and prevent their customer production line shut down.

Assisted with new cost quotes and price quotations for products.

Supervised the daily set-ups and start-ups of production equipment.

Supervised the assembly and packing of high volume runs.

Monitored cost and quality of production.

Implemented preventive maintenance program for production facilities.

Instituted and monitored safe work practice procedures to maintain an injury-free and efficient production facility.

Coordinated and provided output and efficiency feedback of production operations for use in analysis, planning and continuous improvement (Kaizen).

Education and Certifications

Diploma –computer programming analyst – CDI 1995

Diploma – quality assurance program – Humber College 1997-1999

Member – ASQ 2000

GRT – ISO/TS16949 Internal Auditor 2003

Certificate - Advanced MCosmos - CMM – Mitutoyo Canada 2004

Technical Skills

MS Office.

Proficient in MRP systems (AS-400)

Thorough knowledge of safety standards and compliance.

Thorough knowledge of quality standards and systems, (led a team in achieving certification from

ISO-9002 to TS16949

Team leader for PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, SPC and Control Plans.

Knowledge of testing techniques and methodologies.

In-depth knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 5S techniques.

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation and human resources.

In-depth knowledge of CNC, Tool & Die, blanking and assembly.

Core Competencies

Problem analysis and resolution.

Planning and organizing.

Communication skills.

Judgment and decision-making.

Persuasiveness and influencing.




Stress tolerance.

References: upon request

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