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Plant / Operations Manager – MBA – Green Belt (188138)

We are excited to be working with an accomplished Plant / Operations Manager with a results charged career in the Automotive components and packaging industries. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt and has an MBA. He has very broad experience across many manufacturing processes that include stamping, plastic molding, extrusion, assembly, machining, heat treat, welding, riveting, coating/painting, and polishing operations.

He is skilled at leading and motivating individuals and teams to perform in any environment and to routinely exceed production and quality expectations. This Indiana Manufacturing Leader is actively seeking a new opportunity where he can apply his high caliber management qualifications, drive for excellence, and strong track record of achievement.

Supercharge your manufacturing team’s results with one phone call and we will make the introduction. Call 724 814 3791 or email His Professional Strengths & Expertise Include:

Established PM and WO program through utilizing SAP database.
• Facilitated multiple capital projects
including machine rebuilds, office and break area renovation.
• Elimination of Silo mindset.

Benchmark for company safety program with no lost time incidents.
Reduction of change over times by 25% utilizing SMED activity.
Installation of new equipment with no customer interruption.
Quality loss reduction for pressure switches production of 50%.
• Productivity improvements for acquired lighting lines of 6%
utilizing process line balancing efforts.
Improvements resulted in 10% scrap reduction in metal stamping department.
• Cross functional team project with reduction of customer product failure by 90% and a cost savings of $10K per month in scrap and sort costs.
• Recognized by Chrysler as most improved supplier with PPM of 16.
Line balanced efforts resulted in reduction of 2 positions.
• Developed process for repair of defects resulting in a savings of $2100 per week.
• Developed process improvement that resulted in reduction of scrap in Vapor Deposition of 70%.
Strategic business relocation with zero customer interruption or quality issues
• New equipment installation and startup on time and within budget –
• Waste reduction utilizing DMAIC cycle to improve process by 25%
Improved productivity by 6% with line balancing and labor cost reductions
• Developed SMED activity reducing change over by 50%
• Developed department DNA to ensure proper hiring. Resulted in reduction of turnover by 20%
• Developed Aggressive Improvement Cross Functional Teams that resulted in scrap reduction of 80% –
• I facilitated a customer issue that was causing quality issues and line stoppage.
o Utilizing a cross functionality team, we determined the root cause was an equipment process fluctuation.
o We were able to put tighter controls on the process and limit access for adjustments.
o This dropped the complaint level from 1000 units per month to less than 10 per month

• Automotive
• Precision Machining
• Heavy Truck
• High Volume Manufacturing
• Batch Manufacturing
• International Experience
• Overmolding Operations
• Thermoforming Operations
• Injection Molding Operations
• Extrusion Operations
• Vapor Deposition
• Heat Treating Operations
• Metal Stamping
• Blow Molding
• Welding and Hot Rivet Operations
• Assembly Operations
• Paint and Powder Coating

• Continuous Improvement
• Construction Equipment
• Compression Molding
• Pharmaceutical Packaging
• Cold Heading
• Lapping and Polishing Operations
• Improving Manufacturing Processes
• Profit and Loss Budgeting
• Implementing Lean into Manufacturing
• Increasing Throughput
• Reducing Scrap
• Holding Kaizen /Kanban Events
• Continuous Improvement Projects
• Process Optimization
• Process Troubleshooting
• Identifying Capacity Requirements
• Driving Cost Reduction
• Calculating Production / Labor/ Material Costs
• Managing Safety Stock
• Meeting Manufacturing Delivery Targets
• Increasing Production Capacity
• Production Layouts
• Capital Budgeting
• Demand Planning
• Ensuring Future Material Availability
• Prioritizing Jobs
• Holding Staff Accountable
• Controlling Labor Costs
• Scheduling Materials / Labor
• ERP Systems / MRP Systems
• FIFO Systems
• JIT Systems
• WIP Inventory Management
• ISO 9001 / ISO15378
• TS16949

Education / Training

• MBA – Indiana Wesleyan University
• BSBA – Indiana Wesleyan University