production supervisor Resume
|Desired Industry: Manufacturing
|Desired Job Location: Marietta, Georgia
||Date Posted: 8/23/2011
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 29 Aug 2011
|Desired Wage: 55000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: High School/Equivalent
||Willing to Relocate: No
over 15 years of experience in a fast pace manufacturing facility, supervised up to 55-65 associates.
attended Wm Rainey Harper Jr college, course study was in business admin, did not complete,have completed Ga Tech Lean Manufacturing coourse, along with the 1st stages of Six Sigma.
. Lawrence D. Prestidge
1641 Desford Court
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 422-8570 (H) (404) 213-9973 (C)
Manufacturing professional with 15 plus years experience in progressively larger roles. Areas of expertise include supervisory experience in production, maintenance, and planning management, lean manufacturing, cost reductions and TQM. Directed up to 75 associates, strong interpersonal communication skills used to build employee teams and instill motivation.
Team Leader, Marietta Ga May 2007-April 2011
Supervisor for manufacturing line that produced aerosol products ranging from air freshner, cleaning solutions, insecticides, wax/polish and brake & parts cleaner. Used several different types of propellants. Managed 5-7 associates during the productions runs. Would insure the process would be followed to the manufacturing specifications for each of the products. Conducted weekly team meetings, safety and environmental policies were followed.
Production Supervisor, Social Circle, Ga November 2006-May 2007
Manage 24-26 associates in the manufacturing of Vinyl Siding, Involved with the daily schedule and process of the system of the extruders. Involved with Six Sigma, and 5S system.
Production Supervisor, Macon, GA April 2005-November 2006
Manage over 50 associates in a high speed disposal baby diaper manufacturing facility. Involved with all aspects of the production process, including
safety, quality, and productivity, employee relations and staffing/selection
Taking some of the crews to a 24/7 operation from a 5 day, 3 shift schedule
Reducing the temporary staff
Recertified with Georgia Tech in Lean Manufacturing
Setting up crews with 5S assignments
Production Supervisor, Marietta, GA 1990 – April 2005
Managed over 75 associates in high speed retail absorbent hygiene facility. Involved with all aspects of production, including safety, quality, productivity, cost reductions, employee relations and staffing/selection
Increased machine efficiency by 15% on “A” shift versus FY02 58.5%/FY03 66.8%
Operations team leader on WIP Inventory Reduction Six Sigma project reduced from $375K to $100K
Lead Supervisor in the start-up and closure of the Fem-Care division at the Marietta plant
Team leader on two Kaizen events to organize machine areas in Briefs and Underpads
Worked as Material Coordinator handling reject material issues, running trials on new material, packaging sizing, and worked with vendors to address any
American Personal Products
Production Supervisor, Atlanta, GA 1986 – 1990
Team leader on the start up of Osprey scrap reclaim system for savings of $300K
Presented daily production updates and action plans
Supervised the daily assignments and production of 30 associates and maintenance on 5 machines
Coordinated machine trials on new product start up and raw material changes
Presented daily production updates and action plans to top level management
Machine Operator, Receiving Supervisor, Itasca, IL. 1977 – 1986
Baby Diaper machine operator for 4 years
Promoted to Shipping and Receiving Supervisor in 1981
Promoted to Production Supervisor in 1983
Village Pump Service Station
Station Manager, Wheeling IL. 1972 – 1977
Responsible for scheduling, hiring, payroll, ordering sales merchandise
Largest Ryder Truck Rental shop in Illinois.
United States Army
Crew Chief/Instructor, Fort Rucker AL. 1965 – 1972
Instructor of Air Craft structures
Worked on Air Defense System
Held Top Secret Clearance
Crew Chief on Helicopter in Vietnam
Microsoft: Word, Excel, BPCS, Kronos
Zenger-Miller Front Line Leadership, Lean Manufacturing Concepts, DuPont STOP, Dale Carnegie
Available upon request
Available upon request.
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