Chemical Plant Leadership (161895) / Six Sigma Green Belt / MBA / Turnaround Expert /

Looking for young dynamic leadership to drive performance at your unionized chemical facility?  We are working with an accomplished Chemical Operations Leader with 14 years of experience.  He has progressively climbed the career ladder at for a national chemical manufacturer. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt, is Lean Certified and has an MBA from Devos Graduate School. He completed his Bachelors at Northwood University. He has extensive experience in chemical manufacturing serving in a variety of functions. He is a Turnaround Expert excelling at reducing cost and increasing operating profits while leading teams with a best-in-class record for safety and quality. He recently completed his MBA under a company-sponsored program while working as a Plant Manager.

The company reorganized after being sold to a competitor. They consolidated his plant under one of their own managers and wanted him to relocate to Texas, but his family has strong ties in the midwest, so he accepted a separation package.  Put this driven talent to work in one of your facilities and watch him lead you to record profits!  Call me now at 724 814 3791 or email at bsweedar@mriomega.com

Chemical Plant Leadership (161895) / Six Sigma Green Belt / MBA / Turnaround Expert /

Oversee plant operations, including the territory of the State of Illinois and Western Indiana with budget responsibilities of
• Serve as the face of the company in union labor relations within the geographic territory.
• Utilized Six Sigma strategies, reducing operational costs by over $50K (per annum).
• I was brought in to help turn this operation around.
o Regulatory compliance was a problem as they had horrible documentation.
o Nobody had been properly trained.
o Developed SOPs for each piece of equipment and retrained everyone.
o Purchased needed parts and equipment
     o Increased productivity at the plant.
     o Increased profitability 33% up to 65%. We made record profits.
• Created and implemented customer complaints and non-conformances program
     o This reduced quality incidents by 65%.
• Maintained compliance within cGMP, Food & Drug Administration, and OSHA.
• Expanded industrial gas lab to spec gas laboratory to test inhouse instead of paying a 3rd-party.
• Won national award within the company for a LEAN project that created delivery route zones, saving $65K/year.
• Received regional award for a LEAN project for reducing overtime by $30K per year.

• Turning Around Non-Performing Plants
• Six Sigma Green Belt
• Lean Certified
• Chemical Manufacturing
• Liquid Chemical Processing
• Pharmaceutical Gas Manufacturing
• Specialty / Industrial Gas Processing
• Batch Manufacturing Operations
• Blending Operations
• LPG Processing
• Operations Management
• Compliance
• P&L Ownership
• Team Leadership
• Continuous Improvement Projects
• Annual Plant Operating Plans
• Budget Development
• Meeting Manufacturing Delivery Targets
• Implementing Continuous Improvement
• Improving Manufacturing Processes
• Leading Continuous Improvement
• Process Optimization
• Process Troubleshooting
• Reducing Scrap
• Resolving Production Bottlenecks / Problems
• Increasing Production Capacity
• Increasing Throughput
• Developing Production Plans
• Developing Standard Work Instructions
• Preparing Production Schedules
• Scheduling Materials / Labor
• Demand Planning
• Inventory Controls
• Warehouse Operations
• Improving Profits
• Materials Management
• WIP Inventory Management
• Identifies at Risk Shipments
• Ensuring Future Material Availability
• Ensuring Optimal Inventory
• Calculating Production / Labor/ Material Costs
• Controlling Labor Costs
• Data Collection / Analysis
• Delivering Cost Reduction
• Exceeding KPI Targets
• Working with ERP Systems JD Edwards, CU
• Giving Performance Reviews
• Total Quality Management (TQM)
• Production Quality experience
• Managing Multiple Projects
• Reducing Recordables
• Developing / Mentoring Subordinates
• Holding Staff Accountable
• Maintaining Production Paperwork
• Process Safety Management
• Project Planning
• Providing Technical Support
• Root Cause Analysis
• MOC Management of Change
• Training & Staff Development
• P&L Management
• Quality & Safety

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Graduated magna cum laude