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Construction Foreman/ operation manager

Round Rock, TX
May 18, 2022

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James R. Zavala

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OPERATIONS MANAGER - PRODUCTION & LOGISTICS MANAGER - EXECUTIVE SALES 30 years experience designing, manufacturing and manufacturing of custom-engineered protective packaging industry. Trusted people manager, trainer and total facility operations manager in Sr management role, able to advise-support all short- and long-term business environment goals with impactful insight from a single, team or group perspective. Enhanced understanding of packaging industry: its equipment, business processing, staffing and material requirement to achieve highest yields, also a keen understanding of the best business practices and highest material usage for lean and productive results. Experienced in the construction industry with background managing staffing, budgets, materials and project deadlines.

Career Progression

Austin Foam Plastics / Sealed Air, Austin Texas 78660

● Manufacturing Project Manager 2019-2021

Maintain STC dates, oversee quality control with KPI data, PPM metrics and deliverables, Sr. management communication updates concerning issues and resolutions.

● Sales Executive 2016-2019

Customer relationship primary contact for 160 accounts.

● Operations Manager 2010-2016

Oversee plant operations: Budget, Staffing, Materials, Training, and Facilities maintenance program.

● Corrugated Production Manager 1999- 2010

Manage production process, optimized work flows and personnel, raw material planning and procurement, and setting material replenishment levels. Initiated Cross Training Programs for skilled operator personnel, led integration of warehouse management system

● Foam Production Manager 1996-1999

Manage foam assembly, streamline and balance manufacturing processes and equipment operations/ operators.

● Logistic Dept – Truck Driver 1992-1996

Local and long-distance delivery, material pickups from suppliers or customers. F&J CONSTRUCTION 1986- 1992

● Construction Foreman

Managed the work crew & material for commercial construction projects; concrete, framing and site management.

Education: Round Rock High School, 1986 Diploma with area of study Business & Business Management. Certification: Dealing with Challenging Employees, Employee Discipline, 8 Management Pitfalls to Avoid, Dealing with Conflict.

Awards: AICC Safety Award

Licenses: Active CDL, OSHA Forklift Certification, CPR, FIRST AID. Training: Workplace Diversity Training.

Affiliations: Round Rock Pan American Board Member - President Technology: Windows, Office Programs, Excel, Smartphone, Laptop and Social Media Platforms (LinkedIn).

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