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Plant Management (162129) – Chicago area – Precision Machining / Stamping

Are you looking for help to turn around or improve your KPI’s in a precision machining or metal stamping manufacturing environment?  We can help as we’ve recruited an experienced Operations Manager / Plant Manager who has extensive operations and P&L leadership experience in high-mix, mid-to-high volume contract machining manufacturing settings.


If your manufacturing operation needs a big profit injection, call me at 724 814 3791 or email me at  and I will share how this “Game Changer” Plant Management Leader can help you “turn around” your KPI’s.


Machining / Stamping Operations Manager / Plant Manager  #162129 -Chicagoland Area


  • 20+ years P&L and operations management experience within high mix, high volume precision machining and stamping manufacturing settings
  • Manufacturing management experience in ISO 9000, IATF16949 automotive, and medical environments
  • Restructured plant operations to take the company from 6-figure loss to break even in 6 months and more than $1 million annual profit thereafter improved on-time delivery metrics in his last plant from 85% to 99%
  • Improved overall inventory turns, production efficiencies, and on-time delivery.
  • Implemented Quick Die Change system resulting in a 70% improvement in set up time.
  • With bottom-line focus on improved P&L performance from monthly losses to monthly profits.
  • Implemented lean and continuous improvement initiatives by creating CI teams that met bi-weekly to address inefficiencies, scrap, quality, and low margin work
  • Deployed statistical process control methods and workstations along with root cause analysis tools, and quality huddles to improve product quality
  • Reducing Setup Time
  • Expertise in increasing equipment utilization
  • Screw Machining Operations
  • CNC Machining Operations
  • Welding Operations
  • 3D CAD / AutoCAD
  • CMM Programmer / Trainer
  • Quick Die Change
  • SMED
  • PPAP
  • APQP
  • GD&T
  • Statistical Process Control SPC
  • TS16949 Internal Auditor
  • Gage R&R Studies
  • Six Sigma Trained
  • Unionized Shops



  • Prairie State College Chicago Heights, IL / Major: Industrial Management and Finance
  • College of Dupage Glen Ellyn, IL / Major: AutoCAD, GPA: 3.8 / Studied computer-aided design