Seeking a position where my wide range of skills and qualifications can be used to perform essential job duties, develop positive outcomes, sustain increased growth and development, overcome new and opportunistic challenges, and become an invaluable asset to the company structure.
Quality assurance authority
Production scheduling familiarity
Ability to come up with new solutions to improve workplace productivity
Good understanding of data analysis
Experienced with the majority of Microsoft Office applications
Initiative to work independently
Able to multi-task on what needs to get done first
Supervised 2nd shift operations and more than 35 production and assembly line staff.
Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to efficiently meet production requirements.
Personally managed production activities to guarantee 97% of orders were produced and shipped on-time.
Trained all new line operators and production line team members on the safe and efficient handling of machines and product.
As an analyst helped save over $200,000 in company expenses by working and negotiating with vendors and consulting management.
Helped our plant achieve the 2nd highest sales of all Midwest plants (over 20).
Assistant Plant Manager11/2014 to CurrentMidwest ManufacturingEau Claire, WI
Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
Hired and managed staff, overseeing any personnel grievances.
Monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
Worked with other managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
Purchasing Analyst/Buyer02/2013 to 11/2014Midwest ManufacturingEau Claire, Wisconsin
Constructed detailed models of past and current trends to accurately forecast future business needs.
Negotiated and worked with vendors to receive the lowest prices and profitable contracts.
Analyzed inventory inflow and outflow to optimize the current system and procedures.
Worked and improved upon the current inventory management system, eliminated unnecessary expenses, and developed and redesigned products for a more lean and cost-effective inventory structure.
Shipping Clerk05/2011 to 09/2011Spectrum IndustriesChippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Determined method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.
Maintained inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
Verified and kept records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepared items for shipment.
Examined outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
University Maintenance Team Lead06/2010 to 02/2011UW-StoutMenomonie, Wisconsin
Used straight forward logic and a proactive approach to energize team members to work more proficiently and work better together.
Challenged team members to learn multiple job related skills to improve their overall performance.
Managed multiple projects based on time constraints, resources available, and support.
Monitored the use and inventory of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment as well as initiated reordering when necessary.
Winter Safety Crew Manager11/2009 to 04/2011UW-StoutMenomonie, Wisconsin
Managed TEN plus employees which included effectively scheduling tasks and objectives for each.
Created a workflow system that worked appropriately with unpredictable weather conditions.
Recruited employees, created schedules, performed routine quality checks, and smoothly resolved conflicts between team members.
Fostered a climate that was flexible and low in structure that promoted autonomy between the team.
University Customer Service Assistant03/2009 to 12/2012UW-StoutMenomonie, Wisconsin
Focused 100 percent on customer satisfaction and made decisions on what would best serve their needs.
Handled customer complaints by detailed written inquires to relate back to management.
Completed voluntary customer service training to learn ways to enhance customer satisfaction and improve productivity.
Performed various office and administrative functions including mailing, filing, inventory control and management, item processing, fine collection, servicing, and inventory checkouts/check-ins.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology2012University of Wisconsin-StoutMenomonie, WI, United States3.5 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration2012University of Wisconsin-StoutMenomonie, WI, United StatesMinor in Human Resource Management. 3.5 GPA
Activities and Honors
Previous President: Society for Human Resource Management
*Previous President: NRHH
*Academic Honor Society