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Plant – Operations – Engineering Leader (91839) Black Belt / CQE / PMP / Mechanical Engineer / Extrusion, Foundry, Forging, Molding, Stamping Fabrication & Assembly Operations

Exceptional Manufacturing Leader with 20+ years of successful experience leading teams across multiple sectors. His leadership skills have enabled him to be successful in improving costs and processes in each one. He is a Mechanical Engineer, a Six Sigma Blackbelt, a Certified PMP Program Mgmt Professional and is a Certified Quality Engineer / CQE. He has highly developed technical skills and multiple industry trainings under his belt. He has provided leadership for manufacturing teams of up to 245 members in a union environment.

He is currently employed as a Plant Manager but private equity has his business up for sale and he is interested in exploring new Plant, Operations, or Leadership opportunities. This Manufacturing Game Changer brings a lot to the table and a proven track record. He is willing to relocate.

• Manage this PVC extrusion plant that consists of 27 extrusion lines and 2 blending departments.
• Direct reports include EH&S, HR, Quality, PC&L, Accounting, Engineering, R&D, Maintenance, Tool/Die, and Machining.
• Facility is a union shop that consists of 135 USW members.
• Established OEE initiative for key equipment within the plant.
• Manage the engineering department, maintenance, and purchasing department for this premium aluminum and steel packaging company.
• Help drive these KPIs to exceed goals, including safety ORIR, employee OHI, Scrap reduction, uptime, OTIF, and OEE.
• Responsible for capital projects up to $12M USD.
• Manufacturing complex is comprised of four facilities totaling 440k square feet of active manufacturing space with 680 employees.
• Manage all plant capital projects including justification and capital requests.
• Manage all new product/model launches from the award of business to SOP.
• Managed the development of an effective PM program using CMMS and maintenance KPI tracking to improve upon OEE and plant performance indicators.
• Serve as core team member for TS16949 compliance for engineering, maintenance, facilities, and EH&S.
• Business unit is comprised of 245 union employees within a 175,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
• Participated in the negotiation of the local union contract with the UAW.
• Implemented a preventative and predictive maintenance program using CMMS / EAM software and through Total Productive Maintenance or TPM.
• Completed an intensive five-month training program in the discipline of Six Sigma at this Tier 1 automotive supplier.

• Team Leadership (245)
• Automotive / Component Manufacturing
• Equipment Parts / Component Manufacturing
• Lighting / Component Manufacturing
• Electrical Instruments / Component Manufacturing.
• Military Equipment Manufacturing
• Fabricated Metal, and Machinery Manufacturing
• Electrical Equipment, Appliances, and Components Manufacturing
• Building Materials Manufacturing
• Truck / Heavy Equipment Manufacturing
• Pulp / Paper ManufacturingHigh Volume Manufacturing

• Heat Treat Operations
• Extrusion Operations
• Foundry Operations
• Blending Operations
• Welding Operations
• Assembly Operations
• Fabrication Operations
• Coating Operations
• Overmolding Operations
• Forging Operations
• Metal Finishing Operations
• Stamping Operations
• Shipping / Receiving Operations


• Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology / YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY / Willian Rayen School of Engineering and Technology / Youngstown, Ohio


Six Sigma Blackbelt
• Certified PMP Program Mgmt Professional
• Certified Quality Engineer / CQE

• Certified Toyota Production Sys.
• Mechanical Inspector
• Quality Technician
• Boiler Operator


• Allen Bradley PLC’s and Panelview (HMI) programming using RSLogix 500, 5000 and RSLinx
• Seimens PLC, and Drives, TIA Portal
• Electrical and Mechanical design and troubleshooting
• Pneumatic and hydraulics systems
• AC/DC Drives and Motor Controls
• MP2, Chase and Mainsaver (CMMS / EAM Software)
• Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
• Minitab Statistical Software
• Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office
• AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor (3D Modeling)
• Stanley / Atlas Copco Torque Tool Programming
• Resistance Welding Controls
• Robotics Programming
• Vision Systems Programming
• Compressed Air / Vacuum Systems
• Water processing / Carbon beds, Reverse Osmosis, and Deionization
• High Pressure Steam Systems
• ERP: SAP, Plex and M2M