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Manufacturing/Production Manager

Cleveland, Tennessee, 37323, United States
March 06, 2011

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Jeff Varner

*** ***** **.

Cleveland, Tn.*****

Mobile Phone: 423-***-****

Secondary Phone: 423-***-****




I was employed by Mohawk Ind. in the Extrusion Department for 18+ years. A Production Supervisor for 11 of these years. During this time my teams led the department in 1st quality production, lowest waste numbers and highest machine efficiency for the past 10 years, My employees have been promoted to positions of crew leader, assistant supervisor and, supervisors. I have extensive knowledge and hands on experience of the extrusion processes. My teams have achieved 2+ years without an OSHA recordable incident.

I have extensive training on Barmag, Neumag including the S-5 and Filteco type machines.



Advanced technical Ceramics.

Chattanooga, Tn.

2-10 to Present.

Hot Press/ Lapper Operator

• Running Hot Press

• Building Die’s, loading and unloading Press

• Setting press to desired spec.

• Documenting pressures, Temperatures, Kilowatts, time.

• Monitor press to ensure correct cycles are met.

• Scraping and grinding parts.

• Running Lapper Machine.

• Setting up Lapper Machine to desired specs.

• Loading/Unloading Lapper and ensure proper operation.

Mohawk Ind. Sep. 1992 Oct. 2010

Production Supervisor

Aug. 1999 – Oct. 2010

• Training employees of machine operation, Safety procedures, Processes, Quality testing, Standard Operating conditions and, Standard Operating Procedures.

• Processing Extrusion Lines in polypropylene, Nylon, Polyester and Sorona Products

• Creating Incident reports including detailed time lines along with root cause analysis involving Production, Safety, Waste, Mechanical problems, Process issues, Downtime and, Warehouse Issues.

• Completing employee evaluations, corrective actions, Performance increases, Hiring process and, Termination decisions.

• Managing a shift consisting of 65+ employees including mechanics.

• Trouble shooting mechanical problems involving extruders, spin beams, machine setup, godets and, winders issues.

• Quality control including color checks with spectrometer twing albert, TYT and instruments to test spin finish % as well as denier.

Crew Leader

Jan. 1996 –Aug.-1999

• Managing 7 employees and 4 extrusion lines.

• Ensuring proper safety procedures and operating procedure are being followed.

• Trouble shooting process issues and mechanical issues.

• Quality control of products being manufactured along with process adjustments to ensure 1st quality production.

Mohawk Ind.

Line Operator / Warehouse worker

Sep. 1992-Jan. 1996

• Operating extrusion line, string up positions and, packing yarn

• Quality checks and informing Crew leader of off quality items.

• Assisting in trouble shooting with mechanical and, process issues

• Warehouse Fork lift Driver, stocking materials, loading and unloading of trucks, inventory, Keeping of warehouse in order.



High School or equivalent,

Bradley Central High | Cleveland, TN



Team building Safety Oriented

Organizing Communication Skills

Trained in Lean Manufacturing Quality/ ISO9000

AS400 J.D.Edwards

Microsoft office systems, word, excel Kronas time keeping

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