assistant general manager of production resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

24 year Navy Veteran with a solid history of success in managing military aviation operations and 5 years managing private aerospace production operations. Experienced training program developer and facilitator. Additional experience leading focus groups and surveys.

  • Training Development and Facilitation
  • New Hire Orientation
  • Production Management
  • Quality Management
  • Emergency Response
  • Program and Process Auditing
  • Life Support and Survival Equipment
  • Inventory Management
  • Budget Management
  • Industrial machinery repair
  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • AS9100 QMS experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Supplier Relations
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Command Training Team Certification - CPPD
  • Command Managed Equal Opportunity - CPPD
  • Production Manager Certification - US NAVY NEC 8800
  • Quality Assurance Certification - US NAVY
  • Aviators Breathing Oxygen Contaminant Analyzer
  • Explosive Ordnance Handler Certification- US NAVY
  • Emergency Management - US NAVY NEC 9598
  • Gas Free Engineer (Confined Spaces)- US NAVY
United States Army CBRN School Fort Leonard Wood, MO, Expected in 05/2009 Certificate : Emergency Management / Toxic Agent Training - GPA :
Center For Seabees And Facilities Engineering (CSFE) Fort Leonard Wood, MO, Expected in 05/2009 Certificate : Disaster Preparedness Operations Specialist CBRN - GPA :
DHS Emergency Management Institute Online Course, Expected in 06/2020 Certificate : FEMA Professional Development Series - GPA :
Allied Business Schools Laguna Hills, CA, Expected in 06/2008 Certificate : Professional Administrative Assistant - GPA :
Allied Business Schools Laguna Hills, CA Expected in 11/2008 Certificate : Microsoft Office - GPA :
US Navy Online Course, Expected in 02/2000 Course Certificate : Blueprint Reading And Sketching - GPA :
Mililani High School Mililani Town, HI Expected in 06/1989 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Bigelow Aerospace - Assistant General Manager of Production
City, STATE, 03/2015 - 01/2020
  • Administered superior leadership, overseeing spacecraft systems manufacturing teams resulting in significant process and production improvements. Teamwork resulted in Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) being attached to International Space Station (ISS).
  • Facilitated Safety and Policy orientation training for all new hires.
  • Recognized subject matter expert, developed training programs, led process improvement initiatives. Signed off as reviewer on all engineering drawings prior to release. Direct involvement with engineers for product development and hands on integration of soft goods assemblies and vehicle metallic structure.
  • Traveled to numerous states in order to perform supplier audits and training to ensure new suppliers would meet AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) requirements. Maintained positive working relationships with all suppliers.
  • Planned projects from start to finish. Generated budgets, communicated with suppliers. Sourced quotes and generated purchase requests per AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) and ITAR regulations. Generated production schedules, presentations, daily and weekly reports. Established priorities and communications by conducting daily meetings with technicians.
  • Planned machinery, operational, and technician requirements for new production division responsible for manufacturing Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) radiation and thermal management space insulation and Micro Meteoroid Orbital Debris (MMOD) protective impact shielding. Successfully stood up operations of this division which manufactured four variations of MLI and MMOD for integration into NASA funded B330 Lunar Gateway and NextSTEP program.
  • Performed Quality Control functions for two departments under AS9100 QMS. Generated non-conformance and deviation reports when required and briefed senior management. Targeted on-time delivery and quality first pass yield of manufactured parts as key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Interpreted engineer drawings, work instructions, material certifications and contracts. Documented work on inspection reports and travelers.
  • Performed as departmental Safety Manager ensuring site compliance.
  • Generated and managed budgets for developmental and flight projects in excess of $3 million.
New York, Hotel And Casino, MGM Resorts - Assistant Manager of Retail Operations
City, STATE, 10/2013 - 03/2015

One (1) of nine (9) applicants selected from pool of three hundred (300) initial applicants for the 2013 American Red Cross and MGM resorts "Boots to Business" Veteran’s employment program. Once selected, participated in a 3 month long transition class.

  • Successfully managed fifty-six (56) direct reports across nine (9) retail outlets located throughout property.
  • Performed visual merchandising and generated monthly trend analysis reports.
  • Interacted with store budgets and sales reports.
  • Communicated with vendors- contributed to 16% annual increase in sales.
  • Implemented, facilitated department sales training for all employees raising employee morale, and guest experience.
United States Navy - Production Manager, Training Program Coordinator
City, STATE, 09/1989 - 09/2013
  • Managed two of U.S. Navy's largest life support equipment production and manufacturing facilities in support of shore based and deployed Pacific Fleet operations. Utilized Lean Six Sigma principles to greatly improve production by identifying and eliminating wasteful practices.
  • Coordinated training plan and schedule requirements for approximately 300 personnel to meet qualification and licensing requirements ahead of organizational need. Developed training, facilitated training.
  • Coordinated sponsorship of new personnel and their families including initial communications, travel and lodging arrangements, and facilitation of orientation training.
  • Managed activities equal opportunity and diversity program. Led command assessment teams, surveys, and focus groups. Created Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) recommending viable solutions and actions for Commanding Officer.
  • Led command training team consisting of 8 facilitators. Facilitated command indoctrinations, Navy Rights and Responsibilities (NR&R), Navy Pride and Professionalism, Diversity, and technical training. Performed classroom and auditorium training sessions for 10 to 300 personnel at a time.
  • Certified Disaster Preparedness Operations Specialist (Emergency Response) in managing man made and natural disaster scenarios, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear events including coordination with FEMA and State authorities.
  • Performed as helicopter squadron Production Chief directing priorities for 13 work centers including electrical, avionics, propulsion, structures and hydraulics, armament, and survival branches.
  • Managed CBRN personal protective gear for squadron pilots and aircrewman, including logistic coordination of assets, fitment and facilitation of training.
  • Led Logistics/Supply Division in support of thirteen MH-60R aircraft across five detachments. Oversaw operating budget, parts requisitions and charge accounts. Maintained accountability of all support equipment and test sets. Coordinated rotation and shipment of assets across all detachments to meet mission requirements.
  • Certified Gas Free Engineer- utilizing PGM-50 Multi-Gas Monitor, performed inspections of fuel tanks and other locations(confined spaces) to certify safe working environments and entry for technicians.
  • Led 43 quality inspectors in management of Naval aviation maintenance and safety programs (Naval aviation QMS). Directly managed FOD and Tool Control programs.
  • Completed safety audits, trend analysis reports, provided training.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive inspection process cards for F/A-18 Super Hornet enhancing accuracy while greatly reducing time.
  • Prioritized flight safety equipment to accommodate execution of nine (9) worldwide detachments supporting Missile Defense Agency (MDA), AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense, and Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD).

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School Attended

  • United States Army CBRN School
  • Center For Seabees And Facilities Engineering (CSFE)
  • DHS Emergency Management Institute
  • Allied Business Schools
  • Allied Business Schools
  • US Navy
  • Mililani High School

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  • Assistant General Manager of Production
  • Assistant Manager of Retail Operations
  • Production Manager, Training Program Coordinator


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