Manufacturing supervisor successful at exceeding production, revenue and quality standards through effective leadership and cross-training. Production Supervisor focused on producing high quality products that exceed customer expectations and help achieve company production and revenue goals. [Shift Leader] accomplished in streamlining production processes, project planning and training and development.
Material handling expertise
Production line management
Timely safety audits
Practices safety and sanitation standards
Cause and effect analysis
Root cause analysis
Strong leadership abilities
05/1989 to 04/1993
3043 MOS "Supply"United States Marine Corps – Jacksonville, NC Was in charge of over 65 million dollers in assets, during my time in North Carolina. i had to ensure its arrivals and departures of all equipment that left out of my unit. this duty doubled when we deployed to the field or to Desert Storm.
05/1993 to 05/1996
Team Leader assistant/ line Tokai Rika USA – Battle Creek, MI In charge of making sure that the production lines were filled at all times with the appropriate items needed to make a finished product. Di various amounts of paperwork to be sure we were running our parts within the tolerances given by our quality department. Handled day to day operations of 20 employees(as needed).
05/1996 to 04/2002
SupervisorTechnical Auto Parts( Musashi Auto Parts) – Battle Creek, MI Was in charge of the day to day operations of 14 emplyees. Handled indepth SPC charting using calipers, and micrometers. Was a trouble shooter when the press's broke down during the shift. I would fix most issues without needing maint to help.Disciplined employees as situations came up.
05/2002 to 04/2005
Lead Captain/ Assistant ManagerTeam One Plastics – Albion, MI In charge of the day to day operations of 14 employees. Handled troubleshooting of press issues as well as the set up of press's. Maintained a high specification tolerance for the parts i was running. I was alo in charge of making on time delivers during the off shift that i worked on . This was needed occasionally.
05/2005 to Current
Shift LeaderPyper Products (SystexProducts Corporation) – Battle Creek, MI
Started out in this company as an injection molding Die Setter. Moved up to Team Leader, and in 2011 became a Shift Leader for 3rd shift. I currently manage the day to day operations of 80 associates that are located in to differnt buildings with a 20 / 60 split on personnel location. I am currently a main writer of our new style OMS or work instructions.I handle most disciplinary process for my staff as needed.
Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
Verified that all process control parameters were being documented and followed at all times.
Procured required manufacturing equipment and parts.
High School Diploma: General Studies Eaton Rapids High School - Eaton Rapids, MI