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Production Manager (211998) Automotive Tier 1, OEM / Bachelors / Assembly, Metal Finishing, Welding

Production Manager with Tier 1 and Automotive OEM experience leading teams of up to 500. He has a BS degree in Business Management and an AS degree in Electronics. He has 10 years of experience working in a union manufacturing environment. He strives to maximize the potential of the team by effectively organizing the team’s efforts, investing in the team’s development, and creating a compelling vision that leads to inspiring outstanding performance. He describes himself as a flexible leader with strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, particularly in high-pressure environments.

He is currently employed in a distribution leadership role but misses the action on the plant floor and is interested in exploring new opportunities in manufacturing. His track record and get-it-done attitude make him an awesome addition to your team. His notable experience includes:

Increased third shift production output by 30%+.
• As Superintendent on third shift, supervised 40+ high-achieving and quality-focused team members including three supervisors.
Key member of Kaizen team that improved time of a manufacturing process by 6.3 sec.
Created a visual aid for hi-lo drivers around the entire plant to reduce non-value-added movements and increase value-added activities.
Managed multiple work teams in a fast-paced, high-volume unionized manufacturing environment, with responsibility for daily team activities to achieve business metrics a
• Ensured efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments
• Drove lean manufacturing system; assigned work; and recommended and implemented improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures, employee relations, and working conditions.
• Leveraged relationships to facilitate the implementation of production team process improvements.
Collaborate with engineering to improve product manufacturability and line productivity.
• Worked with and developed production performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs) to successfully produce vehicle products for launch.
• Planned, organized, directed, controlled, and supervised the daily activities of an assigned shift to achieve performance goals and metrics
• Developed training programs for assembly team members.
• Metal Finishing Operations
• Assembly Operations
• Welding Operations
• Lean Manufacturing
• Using Six Sigma Methods / Tools
• Kaizen Events
• Team Leadership (500)
• Hiring Production Personnel
• Meeting Production Goals
• Assisting Onboarding for New Team Members
• Coordinating With Maintenance
• Sharing Performance Metrics/ Daily Production Reports
• Coaching/Mentoring Team Members
• Lean Manufacturing
• Addressing Operator Needs
• Performing Employee Evaluations
• Performing Root Cause Analysis
• Performing Accident Investigations
• Logistics
• Vendor Management
• Supply Chain Solutions
• Continuous Improvement
• Inventory Management


• Bachelor Of Science, Business Management,
• Associate Of Science, Electronics, ITT Technical Institute,