Manufacturing Manager / Plant Manager Resume
|Desired Industry: Manufacturing
|Desired Job Location: Nashville, Tennessee
||Date Posted: 6/26/2011
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 7/1/11
|Desired Wage: 70000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 50-75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Versatile experience includes nine years experience in production, production management and process engineering, within a major injection molding, thermoforming, vacuum forming and assembly tier one level manufacturing facility. Broad range of skill sets in production improvement methodologies, quality control concepts and departmental administration, which includes ISO/TS16949:2009 and ISO14001-2004 standards. Trained in the United States Navy in which dedication to team and self improvement were taught as a means for achievement.
Big Chief Incorporated 2009-Present
Business Development Engineer
Concentration of Process Heat and Control Technology for Injection and Blow Molding and Extrusion processes.
Utilized thermal conductivity analysis to establish proper heating requirements, which involved specifying the type of metal, dimensional size of metal, required heating time, etc.
Conducted analysis of machine barrels and transfer tubes to get precise measurements for purpose of standardizing heaters, sensors and controls.
Installed and tuned PID controllers in extrusion, blow molding and oil transfer processes.
Provided recommendations to various clients on proper applications heaters and thermocouples would be best suited.
Amplified business development, revenue growth and client relationship management strategies for this business to business environment; stabilized territory in an unpredictable market by reestablishing key relationships and optimizing account potential.
Earned best in class status for knowledge of new product technology; increased revenue by 200% on several high-profile accounts and effectively managed over 100 client relationships throughout a three state territory.
Conducted consultative, needs based process assessments to develop customized business solutions.
Gained reputation as a valuable business partner with a keen understanding of client challenges.
Designed process heat and control products that amplified overall process improvements.
M-Tek Incorporated 2000-2009
Production Manager (2004-2009)
Programmed and trained associates on the TLM series 5 axis laser cutting systems.
Wrote and designed specific programs utilizing G code to generate customer selected options for vehicle design.
Designed new cutting patterns on all 5 TLM series machines to enhance cycle time speeds which resulted in a dramatic 2 minute decrease per machine.
Assisted in designing the profile of aluminum dies for compression molding department.
Designed tension bars around molds to assist in generating proper material stretch and to eliminate various quality concerns.
Set up programs within PLC of presses to compliment mold design. This set up would include writing all parameters of machine during prototype manufacturing.
Performed pyrometer checks in various sections where the thermocouple has no direct contact to better enhance performance without adding additional temperature sensors, wiring and controllers.
Performed concern write up affairs for tools that needing adjustments by tool room in such as adding welds to increase pressure, or removing aluminum to eliminate pressure related defects.
Designed plant layouts using Auto Cad. This allowed me streamline as much work as possible with minimal machine movement.
Managed all new processes during PPAP, which including hands on programming adjustments, die modifications.
Assisted in designing and set up of multiple assembly lines using lean manufacturing techniques. These techniques included kiazen, small impact, kan-ban.
Conducted manufacturing oversight for material cutting and molding operations; optimized productivity and cost containment strategies by applying a solid understanding of lean manufacturing principles resulting in $120k annually.
Revamped operations in molding department by reducing cycle times of presses resulting in labor savings of $297k annually.
Streamlined robotic operation patterns reducing wasted motion resulting in increased production by 120 percent.
Facilitated budget management strategies; implemented capital expense projects, defined ROI and led implementation of new processes and equipment designed to enhance profitability.
Fostered multiple new assembly operations, defined work instructions, utilized Kaizan activities to combine sub-assembly operations.
Instrumental in the management of a continuous training schedule conforming to ISO/TS16949 which resulted on zero major non-conformances.
Night Shift Operations Manager (2004-2005)
Responsible for plant operations during off shift hours, which included over 400 personal, production assembly, injection molding, thermoforming, shipping, receiving and security.
Conducted training sessions and classes for supervisors in the art of lean manufacturing techniques, which increased overall productivity of night shift operations by 30 percent in areas.
Maintained direct communication with Nissan during X61B launch to successfully deliver all required products to vehicle assembly processes without any lost time to customer by negotiating freight adjustments which would benefit production efficiencies for M-Tek.
Created safety first team which would conduct weekly observational walks through production, maintenance, shipping and receiving areas to generate ideas on improving safety for overall plant operations.
Promoted to Production Manager due to successful launch of X61B products to Nissan and UL Honda by managing production schedules, volumes, shipping requirements and overall moral of employees to perform at expectations mandated by company standards.
Production Supervisor (2001-2004)
Directly responsible for shift operations which included 43 personal, 5 NTC laser platforms, 3 Forming presses and 9 assembly operations.
Successfully programmed laser machines during J56J (Mazda) launch which decreased cycle times by 63 seconds per laser by streamlining robotic movements.
Enhanced shift personal moral by conducting morning toolbox meetings which maintained a constant communication path to employees of their efficiencies, and problem areas to improve.
Promoted to Night Shift Operations Manager due to success of multiple project launches and shift improvements.
Production Technician (2000-2001)
Maintained the best safety, quality and productivity of my work area in comparison to all shifts.
Promoted to Production Supervisor due to outstanding work ethic, dedication to company and showing the potential to be an outstanding leader.
United States Navy 1996-2000
Aviation Weapons Specialist
¬Operation Southern Watch Veteran.
Honorably Discharged November 11, 2000
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (March, 2012)
Associate of Science in General Studies (November, 2009)
TLM Axis 5 Laser Cutting Systems
PID Controller Programming
Injection Mold Processing
Lean Manufacturing, (Kaizen, Kan-Ban, TPS)
Departmental Administration, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
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