Ambler, Pa *****
Cell # 267-***-****
To obtain a position as a Production Manager and to gain further
experience in manufacturing.
More than two decades of experience in Manufacturing operations as well as
facility management; proven catalyst in creating rapid growth in business
opportunities and improving performance of existing units in a high volume
fast paced environment.
A high energy hands on manager with successful track record partnering with
executive management teams to develop a "Best Practices" approach to
revitalize operations, motivate staff, and achieve real and sustainable
Operations Production Manager, February 2005 to February 2012
Vertis Inc, Westampton, NJ - Tel. # 609-***-****
Developed manufacturing strategies and provide operational strategies to
support sustainable long term manufacturing growth. Directed day to day
activities across multiple departments for customer service, printing,
bindery, letter shop, postal, fulfillment, quality assurance, packaging,
distribution, newspaper inserts, transportation, warehousing and
maintenance operations. Extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing, Six
Sigma and hands on involvement in various Kaizen events.
Reported to Director and Vice President of Operations. Managed and directed
250 - 400 employees with a team of 3 Supervisors. Managed and directed 60 -
75 Million pieces per month through the Letter shop.
Increased production by 35 % with- in six months.
Planned and developed team lead based structure by developing strategic
plans, initiating education and counseling team leaders to execute tight
time frames and schedules.
Hired temporary staffing to exceed the production and meet customer's dead-
Took additional responsibilities while maintaining current workload.
Production Manager, March 2001 to January 2005
Transcontinental, Warminster Pa ( facility shut down in 2008 )
Responsible for Digital Laser Print, Inkjet, Bowe/Fold, Insertion as well
as Quality Assurance.
Reported to Director and managed 250 - 300 employees in printing/ bindery/
folding and insertion production process. Responsible for hiring and
training new employees to meet the production standard, quality process and
company's policies and procedures.
Increased production 25% by creating teamwork between operators and
Instituted preventive maintenance program that decreased machine down time
Responded to OSHA safety requirements for the production floor by
conducting a monthly meetings with employees and recommended additional
Site Supervisor, February 1996 to February 2001
Transitions, Pa ( facility shut down in 2001 )
Oversee day -to-day operation and clinical activities of mental health
clients in group home settings. Supervise staff and give direction.
Participate in program development. Provide for referrals and community
contacts. Adhere to local, state and federal guidelines and regulations.
Scheduling Manager, May 1991 to February 1996
SNI Health Care/ Medical Supplies, Pa ( sold in 1996 )
Distribute schedules or work orders to departments. Revise schedules when
required due to changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other
interruptions, collaborating with management and sales.
Production Lead/Trainer, May 1985 to May 1991
Communications Concepts Inc, Pa ( sold to Transcontinental )
Reported directly to the Production Supervisor and managed 100 - 150
employees. Assigned daily task, tracked production data and maintained
quality control. Instituted training programs between shifts with- in
company's guidelines. Maintained safety standards using procedure
guidelines developed by HR department.
Cardinal Dougherty H.S.
References will be provided upon request