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Plant Manager

Location:
Pell City, Alabama, 35125, United States
Salary:
90 - 100,000
Posted:
March 02, 2011

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BEOTICE JOHNSON Home (205) *** – **** Cell (937) *** – **** fz7of1@r.postjobfree.com

**** ******** ******, **** ****, Alabama 35125

Professional Profile

Results-producing management career with over 21 years experience in manufacturing management. A motivated individual with expertise to develop cost effective processes and procedures to increase production and improve efficiencies. Established and developed cross functional teams to accomplish all aspects of continuous improvement. A proven track record of meeting goals in scheduling, quality, and cost reduction.

• Empowerment and Team Management

• 6S Principles

• Planning/Scheduling

• Project Management

• Union Negotiations • Human Resource

• Safety Standards / Compliance

• ISO – QS – TS Quality systems

• Kaizen Manufacturing

• Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Gulf Shore Assemblies

09/2008 – 12/2010

Plant Manager

$167 million automotive component supplier to Honda and Toyota – Non-union

Tire / Wheel assembly & Component Sub-assembly – Tires, wheels, Fuel Canisters and Sub-assembly of Electronic fuel separators.

Directed manufacturing plant evaluating and implementing continuous process improvements to minimize waste and reduce costs while maximizing quality and yield. Established effective quality control and safety programs, encouraging proactive participation across the manufacturing floor.

Responsibilities:

• Managed 252 hourly non-union employees and 14 salaried employees

• Project manager for all new business.

• Human Resources

• Safety Management

• Material and Production scheduling / planning

• Maintenance / Technical PM planning

• Financials

• Quality and Material control

Achievements:

• Honda excellence in Quality and delivery performance award in less than 1 yr turnaround ( 4th out of only 13 to receive a double award out of 600+ suppliers ) rated #5 worst supplier in 2008

• Reduced Quality trouble reports from 35 per year to 3 in 1 yr.

• Implemented Associate / Manager Awareness team to resolve internal / external Quality issues.

• Reduced scrap by 65% by putting in quality checks, associate awareness and training

• Reduced overtime to 0% by increasing overall plant efficiency and utilization using Lean process & procedures.

• Improved manufacturing output by 30 % improving OEE from 72% to 84%

• Implemented 5P Team to control Quality and Delivery issues which consists of Management, Quality engineers and Manufacturing operator

Engineered Plastics Products, Lima, OH – Company closed - Bankrupt

04/2001 - 09/2008

Plant Manager

$ 25 million automotive component supplier to GM, Ford, Nissan and Toyota - Union

Molding Automotive Component Sub-assembly - Injection molded interior parts, Sub-assembly interior door panels and switches.

Directed plastics manufacturing operation establishing policies and implementing process improvements to ensure superior quality and outstanding output of customer molded and extruded parts. Designed and implemented coaching and training programs to develop staff, facilitate efficiency and improve performance.

Responsibilities:

• Managed 350 hourly Union employees and 15 salaried employees

• Financials

• Human resources management.

• Quality and material management

• Project manager for all new business

• Safety Management

• Material and Production scheduling / planning

• Maintenance / Technical PM planning

Achievements:

• Reorganized plant layout using lean tools, improving material flow for better production flow.

• Established lean work cells for increase in better quality and production.

• Improved quality by developing and implementing new quality procedures for continuous improvement.

Navistar ( International ), Springfield, OH

07/1994 - 03/2001

Department Manager

$ 300 million + Heavy Commercial Truck Manufacturer

Semi Truck manufactory – Assembly of cab wiring harnesses, instruments panels, instrument clusters and switches. All cab trim, seats and all electrical components.

Directed largest department in manufacturing plant ( Cab and Trim ) evaluating and implementing continuous process improvements to minimize waste and reduce costs while maximizing quality and yield. Established effective quality control and safety programs, encouraging proactive participation across the manufacturing floor.

Responsibilities:

• Managed 540+ union employees and 19 salaried employees in production, engineering, quality and maintenance.

• Developed and implemented lean work cells for better production and quality improvement.

• Hiring and training of manufacturing Department Managers & Supervisors.

• Reduce internal department re-work through New assessment teams.

Achievements:

• Established lean work cells for increase in better quality and production.

• Improved quality by implementing Department Quality team.

• Launched new vehicle program.

• Implemented New policies and procedures.

Siemens Automation, Bellefontaine OH

07/1988 – 07/1994

Production Associate / Asst Supervisor

$ 42 million Electrical box and Circuit Breaker Manufacturer - Union

Circuit Breaker manufactory – Assembly of circuit breakers, electrical boxes trip sensors, wiring harnesses, electrical panels and components.

Assembled circuit breakers and electrical boxes, testing for correct shutoff current. Trained on quality standards and procedures.

Responsibilities:

• Test breakers and electrical panels for correct shutoff current, worked with associates on sub-assembly of electrical panel boxes.

• Trained associates on new quality procedure.

• Training Managers & Supervisors in quality procedures..

Achievements:

• Helped established lean work cells

• Improved quality by implementing Department Quality team.

• Launched new vehicle program.

• Help implement new quality procedures through ISO policy & procedures

Jim Foreman Pontiac Dealer, Springfield, OH

09/1980 – 07/1988

Car Salesman

New and Used car sales

Responsibilities:

• Sold new and used cars.

• Worked as lot person, detailing cars and service department.

Hill Construction company, Dayton, OH

03/1973 – 10/1985

Builder / Electrician

New home builder and remodeler

Responsibilities:

• Help build houses from ground to the roof.

Hobbies / Activities

Pony league Baseball and Middle school Football

Education

Ohio State University – Columbus, Ohio

Some College - No Degree – Major Work Experience

Attending University of Phoenix – Business Management



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