|Desired Industry: Manufacturing
|Desired Job Location: Louisville, Kentucky
||Date Posted: 4/19/2011
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: immediate
|Desired Wage: 75000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
Energetic, results driven Manufacturing/Operations Manager. I have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of management and employees. 20 years of management experience in both union and non-union environments. I have a proven track record of operation improvement, team building and cost reduction.
6/2010 Present GSI Commerce Inc (Custom Pro Sports) Louisville, KY
Responsible for the daily production/operations of customized professional sports licensed apparel. I am directly responsible for 2 facilities with up to 250 employees producing 10,000 Customized garments per week for the NFL, NHL and NBA. Additional responsibilities P&L, Metrics, KBI, Facility Maintenance, forecasts and annual budget projections.
Initial operations improvement to customization included reverse air tables for sub-assembly stations, Operation procedure modifications, and Lean manufacturing techniques as well as several other six sigma/Lean Manufacturing improvements. The implementation of these concepts has shown a reducing of 4.2% in defect rates, going from 7% to 2.8% as well as an 17% productivity increase.
Implemented an entirely new training concept to include the hiring of a corporate level training manager as well as a developing an entirely new SOP and Supervisory training module.
Recipient of the 2010 excellence delivered corporate award for operations excellence, this award was given in recognition of the improved overall operation metrix as well as on time delivery and quality of the product.
3/97 6/2010 Haas Cabinet Co. Sellersburg, IN
Responsible for the daily operations of a large Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturer will sales exceeding 35 million dollars. Responsibilities include including all aspects of daily production, of 120 hourly employees, 5 supervisors, operating cost, labor dollars per unit, purchasing, inventory, building/warehouse maintenance and shipping.
Implemented team concept within production area using 6 sigma. Teams were trained and empowered to take on role of managing daily production requirements as well as quality control and continuous process improvement.
Developed and implemented single build clamps which enabled individual building cells. This particular operation was historically completed by 5 cells with 2 employees each. Clamps enabled a reduction to 5 employees with 4 cells. A 26% efficiency improvement.
Purchased and implemented Pack-Size equipment for corrugate cartons. Instrumental in the design and implementation of various special designed cartons. The result from this has been an $110,000 annual saving on corrugate as well as an 18% reduction of damage from new designs. All cartons are run JIT with production.
Developed in conjunction with IS department several fundamental changes in our finished goods/shipping operation including case specific tracking, trailer identification, and load separation and employee incentive damage reduction. These changes have resulted in a 99.6% on time delivery record. The employee damage reduction program has reduced concealed damages by 37%.
Implemented 6 Sigma approach to documented procedures and methods which established a guideline for all areas of the operation. This approach dramatically reduced re-runs, waste. This approach also significantly reduced Supervisors and Managers training time allowing them to concentrate on product improvement, process control and overall management of the operation.
Industrial Engineer/Hub Supervisor
12/85 3/97 United Parcel Service Louisville, Ky
Responsibilities included Motion Time Studies of various delivery routes &, sort/load operations, and operation improvement and Hub production supervisor.
While on the Operations improvement team I developed and implemented using available resources (USPS), a computer based sort program for employees at Lexington Ky hub. This system reduced parcels being sent to wrong areas of hub by 64%.
Certified by Maynard institute of Motion Time measurement. I was instrumental in developing set standards of performance within the Louisville and Lexington Hubs and delivery areas.
Hub Supervisor. Responsible for the pre-load operation of the Bluegrass Hub. This included 45 hourly employees and 6 part time supervisors, vehicle preventive maintenance, and daily staffing based on projected volume.
On average my team was able to process and load in sequential delivery order 29,000 parcels in <3.5 hours
Developed and implemented Point of Star training program allowing individual work groups to initiate training schedules and follow-up on procedural shortcomings.
Sergeant (2nd Force reconnaissance)
5/81 5/85 United States Marine Corps Camp Lejune, NC
Responsible for the health and welfare for a platoon consisting of 5 reconnaissance teams.
UNC/CCU 1983 1985
Haggert Development 10/93
Certification Advanced Manufacturing Ergonomics and Flow Control
Maynard Institute 9/86
Certification Advanced Motion Time Measurement
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