Manufacturing Operations Manager (161201) IL based, willing to relocate

 Awesome Midwest Operations Manager with an MBA, that worked his way up and has been promoted into progressive positions within a global billion-dollar manufacturer.  He prints money in operations improvement and cost savings!  Need to bump up that bottom line and raise the bar at your operation? 

 

Call me us at 724 814 3791 or email at bsweedar@mriomega.com to see how to put him to work for you! 

 

  • 20 years of manufacturing management experience, Metal Stamping / Extrusion / Large part Molding / Production Machining / Hand Tool Assembly
  • A proven leader of engagement – From 2018 – 2019 we raised our plant’s engagement score by 13% from 64 to 77%.
  • Experience with S&OP and ERP using Oracle supply chain management and planning.
  • Reduced molding machine hourly rates 45% through process monitoring and automation.
  • Reduced TRIR score by 59% over two-year period.
  • Implemented Lean practices and engage the teams from the floor to support lean practices.
    • Gains include a 40% improvement in Pack and Finish, 5s, leading to improved safety.
  • Redirected strategy to focus on optimizing existing automation
    • Reduce operating expenses by <10%.
  • Increased visual management techniques, i.e., Kanban and 5s.
  • Envisioned, developed, and implemented smart systems within our molding process
  • This eliminated the need for manual quality inspections
    • Saving $216,000/year.
  • Directed automation of our molding process
    • Saving over $120,000 / year
    • Hourly rates reduced by 45%
    • $400,000 in tooling costs avoided.
  • Developed a culture of urgency across all support teams
    • Saved >$200k in additional tooling costs due to tooling/equipment availability.
  • Developed a highly responsive “New Tooling” team accountable to build our proprietary injection molds.
  • Improved Profit margin on products by establishing a system for measuring tooling support cost
  • Envisioned new methods of manufacturing utilizing CNC equipment and best practices.
    • Saving 30% over traditional tool building methods.
  • P&L Ownership
  • Manufacturing Operations Management
  • Turning Around Non-Performing Plants
  • Leading Plant Maintenance
  • Engineering management
  • Molding Operations
  • Stamping Operations
  • Extrusion Operations
  • CNC Machining Operations
  • High Volume Manufacturing
  • Automated Welding
  • Assembly Operations
  • Powder Coating Operations
  • Tool / Die Build / Troubleshoot
  • Process Troubleshooting
  • Reducing Scrap
  • Resolving Production Bottlenecks / Problems

Education & Certifications:

  • MBA (Academic Achievement Award)
  • Lean Certification
  • Bachelor’s in Mfg. Technology & Management
  • Certified Tool and Die Journeyman
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Design
  • Beecher High School & KACC Career Center Tool & Die program