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Plant Manager Manufacturing

Dallas, TX
April 09, 2022

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786-***-******** Ranchview Ct. • Carrollton, TX 75007 • SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Accomplished, forward-thinking leader with an MBA and 25+ years of experience in facilitating day-to-day operations within high-volume manufacturing settings. Hold a track record of success in driving continual improvements in production, cost, and overall performance. Well versed in directing and developing top-quality staff and teams committed to supporting organizational goals and objectives. Areas of expertise include the following:

*Operations Leadership *Project Management *Process Development *Supply Chain

*Continuous Improvement *Strategic Planning *Resource Allocation *Team Building

*Management Consulting *Logistics/Scheduling *Budget Management *Hiring/Staffing

*Regulatory Compliance *Expense Reduction *Lean Management *Manufacturing HIGHLIGHTS

Boosted line productivity by as much as 39% as Performance Manager of Food Manufacturing processes for Del Monte Products, Inc.; improved product throughput as high as 11%.

Optimized performance levels while managing packaging operations at Amgen Manufacturing, Ltd. with a headcount over 340 and an operating budget of $22.6M.

Yielded over $7M in cost savings by developing new inspection standards to improve training and certification methodologies to reduce false manufacturing rejects.

Reduced manufacturing cycle times by 40% while directing OTC manufacturing initiatives and establishing new operational policies for Tarmac Products

Managed a team at a Ciba Vision manufacturing and chemical lab plant that was successful in reducing product defects and improving product acceptability from 75% to 92%.

Achieved Presidential Award for “Best Performance” as Manufacturing Supervisor at Allergan Medical Optic. EDUCATION


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)—Industrial Management UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)—Industrial Management CAREER TRACK

– SAYLITE (Dallas, TX)

Manufacturing Manager— Linear Lighting 2020-Present

Drives all production (Assembly / Manufacturing) efforts with a safe, clean, organized, and OSHA compliant mindset.

Defines goals, improves processes, and resolves problems in conjunction with leads in assembly, manufacturing, quality assurance, engineering, sales and customer experience.

Makes sure Production departments are always innovating in developing new processes in order to maintain or improve quality, while improving gross margins and delivering on-time

Develops and maintains KPI’s, and continuous improvement plans.

Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance

Maintains safety and regulatory compliance relating to the production facility.

Build and train teams accountable for the delivery of quality and reliable products.

Establish key metrics to accurately define the competencies and skills required for each role and department.

Improve performance and productivity by 18.8% (UPLH)in a period of 6 months. GILBERTO CLAVELL-MOURA

786-***-**** • 1409 Ranchview Ct. • Carrollton, TX 75007 • PREMIER GROUP – DEL MONTE PRODUCT, INC. (Dallas, TX) Performance Manager—Food Manufacturing 2018-2020

Oversee manufacturing activities while ensuring compliance with FDA, FSIS, and other regulatory requirements.

Build and train teams accountable for the delivery of quality and reliable products.

Establish key metrics to accurately define the competencies and skills required for each role and department.

Implemented new processes and layout designs to enhance the production and flow of salad and sandwich lines.

Champion strategies for lowering costs and reducing waste.

Improved PPMH (pound-per-man-hour) by as much as 33%

Selected to improve performance on fresh fruit processes at a Canada-based facility—boosted PPMH from 26 to 42 in a 13-week span.

Lean Coordinator 2018-2019

Facilitated the development of Lean/Continuous Improvement projects in plant operations areas.

Collaborated with management and line plant staff to address operational and maintenance-related issues.

Analyzed performances of production lines.

Identified and implemented best practices for achieving maximum output.

Developed visual controls and verified production metrics. TARMAC PRODUCTS

Operation/Plant Manager 2011-2018

Headed daily manufacturing operations and established new policies to ensure the quality of OTC medications.

Managed operational and capital expense budgets.

Enhanced overall workflow and efficiencies through automation.

Coordinated cost savings projects.

Reduced manufacturing cycle times by 40%.

Structured packaging and manufacturing layouts to reduce product throughput from 4 days to 2.5 days. BUSINESS OWNER

Business/Management Consultant 2008-2011

Provided business analysis, project management, and workflow management methodologies to assist clients in achieving business goals and growing profits.

Transformed traditional healthcare organizations into lean-focused institutions; established value stream relationships and continuous flow strategies to improve patient flow and minimize costs.

Developed four logistics/supply chain management learning modules (Warehouse Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing and Logistics Management) for an Executive Education Program. AMGEN MANUFACTURING, LTD.

Senior Manufacturing Project Manager 2006-2007

Manufacturing Manager 2004-2006

Packaging Manager 2001-2004

Provided business process leadership and implementation during daily packaging activities.

Oversaw as many as 7 packaging lines while providing leadership to other Managers, Supervisors, and indirect packaging employees.

Coordinated projects involving automation systems, new product development, and process improvement.

Hired, trained, and developed new staff.

Conducted staff performance reviews.

Developed an inspection line to improve inspection process capacity by 33%.

Revised and updated SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).

Utilized lean manufacturing techniques to eliminate redundancies and reduce line set-up times by 20%. CIBA VISION

Manufacturing Manager 1998-2001

Led all operational activities associated with manufacturing (intraocular lenses) and chemical labs (polymer).

Managed a team that identified 25% of production lost due to product defects.

Developed process layouts and manufacturing processes to reduce waste and improve efficiencies. Additional Roles: Manufacturing Supervisor-Wesley Jessen; Schering Plough & Allergan Medical Optic; Adjunct Professor- Ana G. Mendez University (Operations Management; Supply Chain Management; Purchasing & Materials Management) TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification – Expert Rating Lean Management Certification – Expert Rating

Hazard Critical Control Point Certification (ANSI) Quality Auditor – Quality Engineer & Management Academy (ASQC) Project Management (PMI)


English (fluent) • Spanish (fluent)


Microsoft Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Visio • MS Project • SAP • Windows • Mac • Blackboard

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