depot production manager resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Seasoned Production Manager successful at achieving production goals on consistent basis. Highly organized, forward-thinking and creative in handling normal and challenging production problems. Known for great leadership and attention to detail.

  • Workforce training
  • Planned equipment constraints
  • Value stream mapping
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Production oversight
  • Resource Allocation
  • Optimizing production output
05/2019 to Current Depot Production Manager Nestle International | Amarillo, TX,
  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of aircraft turbine engines and components thereof produced by subordinate production branches.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to 6 subordinate supervisors and 123 mechanics to achieve desired production outcomes.
  • Reduced quality defect rate from 2.7% to 0.8% by instituting mechanic to mechanic training sessions, bi-weekly defect meetings with subordinate supervisors, and collaborating with quality control
  • Manage materials to meet production goals and specific customer demands.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Reviewed individual employee performance to correct issues and enhance productivity.
  • Maintained top-notch quality control standards and eliminated downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Provided input for performance reviews and identified areas for additional improvement.
  • Monitored staff training and output to meet compliance, productivity and revenue goals.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Planned production operations while establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing processes.
  • Oversaw continuous improvement initiatives in Lean environment to drive gains in quality, flow and output.
08/2012 to 05/2019 Aircraft Examiner Supervisor Corpus Christi Army Depot | City, STATE,
  • Used manufacturers' documentation to determine necessity, feasibility and methods for replacing aircraft components.
  • Directed the day-to-day functions for Aircraft Examiners on a wide variety of aircraft from HH-60G, H-60L, H-60M, AH-64D, AH-64E, CH-47, OH-58, RQ-7B, and crash/battle damage aircraft aircraft.
  • Arranged inspections to check aircraft structure, components and sub-systems for issues such as corrosion.
  • Performed troubleshooting procedures to find root causes of faults.
  • Delivered positive reinforcement and constructive criticism for employee work efforts.
  • Determined schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of equipment and personnel skill.
  • Interpreted technical drawings and preliminary tech data for the Victor Model program and translated into work instructions for the entire workforce.
  • Reviewed aircraft historical records, unit ECODs, TPWDs from PEO and Program Management, and technical data to provide work instructions for the entire workforce.
  • Counseled and advised the Business Development office on potential new work load regarding Depot capabilities by analyzing the potential customer’s requirements against regulations and technical data.
  • Developed and implemented changes to correct findings from AS9110 ISO audit.
  • Developed and implemented procedures that reduced the disassembly time for the AH-64 from 20 working days to 7.
  • Oversaw all cost estimates produced for customers and implemented changes in pricing practices which improved estimate accuracy to be within 3% of the actual cost.
  • Reduced the Pavehawk completion time from induction through the evaluation Phase from 108 calendar days to 51.
01/2007 to 08/2007 Manufacturing Production Supervisor Universal Forest Products | City, STATE,
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Planned and directed work operations for 80 to 90 employees building pre-fabricated trusses on 11 assembly lines
  • Increased production by 20% by performing a value stream analysis on loading area of the production processes
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Oversaw inventory and physical counts and performed periodic cycle counts to verify outgoing orders.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
  • Decreased inventory and labor hours through strategic process changes.
  • Implemented Lean Management in the work environment to reduce non-value added steps, and create a continuous improvement culture.
09/2001 to 09/2006 Sergeant, Airframe QA United States Marine Corps | City, STATE,
  • Investigated performance to maintain employee adherence to quality and safety policies.
  • Maintained policy, procedures, work instructions and projects for quality and continuous improvement agendas.
  • Managed flight schedule of 16 CH-53E helicopters for missions and training as a maintenance controller.
  • Issued maintenance tasks for the day to 48 mechanics to include downing discrepancies, scheduled inspections, troubleshooting, safety of flight messages, and pre-flight inspections.
  • Counseled subordinates on areas of work that needed improvement and gave praise or awards in areas of excellence both formally and informally.
  • Performed duties as a Quality Assurance Inspector inspecting structural repairs, hydraulic components, mechanical components, flight control rigging installations, functional tests, and safety of flight items.
  • Performed duties as Hydraulic Contamination Control Program Manager and the Tire and Wheel program manager for the squadron.
  • Oversaw the phase crew during a deployment to Iraq that resulted in being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for completing 23 aircraft phase inspections in 4 months.
  • Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2nd Award) for serving as Airframes Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge through two deployments to Iraq in which the squadron flew over 7,000 combat hours.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2013 to to Bachelor of Science | Aeronautics Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Corpus Christi, TX, GPA:
Additional Information

Lifetime member of the Army Aviation Association of America - Currently the Corpus Christi Chapter President

  • Lean six sigma, Yellow Belt - 2013

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School Attended

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Job Titles Held:

  • Depot Production Manager
  • Aircraft Examiner Supervisor
  • Manufacturing Production Supervisor
  • Sergeant, Airframe QA


  • Bachelor of Science

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