director of manufacturing resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented Manufacturing Manager with [Number] years of experience leading productive teams and increasing profitability through streamlining processes and identifying areas of improvement. Resourceful and adaptable collaborator with knowledge of enhancing operations and maintaining high standards of safety practices. Proven leader with dedication to organization and effective management.

  • Assembly line production
  • [Product] inspections
  • Economic modeling/business analysis
  • Material handling expert
  • Engineering/project management experience
  • Internal auditing
  • Cost-control
  • Production procedures
  • Excel proficiency
Work History
03/2019 to Current
Director of Manufacturing Akoustis Technologies, Inc. Huntersville, NC,
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Coordinated procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including replacement of machines.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Partnered with vendors and suppliers to effectively manage and budget for over $[Amount] in inventory.
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issue directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Set product standards, examining samples of raw products and processing tests, to monitor quality of all finished products.
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.
06/2017 to Current
Director of Purchasing Adair Homes Twin Falls, ID,
  • Solved diverse supply chain problems involving numerous sources, logistics and scheduling factors.
  • Sourced vendors, built relationships and negotiated prices.
  • Organized importation of [Type] and [Type] items via air and ocean.
06/2017 to Current
Operations Manager Merck & Co., Inc. Alpharetta, GA,
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Reviewed shift reports to understand current numbers and trends in areas such as [Type] and [Type].
  • Implemented ticket tracking system and worked with [Type] team to create customized system for improved tracking and logging of work issues.
  • Established positive and effective communication among unit staff and organization leadership, reducing misunderstandings and late tasks by [Number]%.
  • Streamlined and enhanced corporate accounting and operations system by initiating key workflows.
  • Conducted performance reviews each quarter, offering praise and recommendations for improvement.
  • Coordinated with external companies to fill openings effectively, reducing critical vacancies by [Number]% in first year.
  • Spearheaded department training for appraisals of new components.
  • Increased profit margin [Number]% by successfully negotiating development costs with overseas vendors and supplies.
  • Planned and resourced personnel and logistics for [Number] operations component exercises resulting in [Number] personnel trained to act quickly in critical roles.
  • Formulated processes that enabled team to improve assistance to support groups, resulting in reduction of down time and financial loss.
  • Responded to events, including network outages and issues related to circuits, websites, vendors and telecoms.
  • Documented safety action plans, quality initiatives, and team performance in [Type] system.
  • Oversaw bin fulfillment services, manufacturing and case picking for supply chain orders with rapid turnaround, ensuring high-quality and fresh product delivery.
  • Worked in matrix management environment with oversight of division level managers, operations, sales, finance, human resources, safety and compliance.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Collaborated with IT and business teams to develop and enhance architecture in order to better track business KPIs.
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures for continuous improvement.
  • Accelerated efficiency of operations by controlling budgets, overseeing customer accounts, managing scheduling and driving meetings.
  • Built, supervised and mentored [Number] teams and leaders in receiving and inbound operations.
  • Verified compliance with best business practices throughout organization.
  • Routinely increased ROI for partnering facilities by using [Skill] and [Skill].
  • Improved distribution efficiency with design, development and testing of embedded software applications.
  • Monitored customer feedback to devise business strategies and determine process improvements for better customer experiences.
  • Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.
  • Restocked inventory to sustain par levels and produced quarterly inventory audits and calculated, updated and presented reports.
06/2014 to Current
Cost Accountant Dole Foods Bessemer City, NC,
  • Enhanced audit controls by improving planning and testing processes.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts.
  • Cooperated with senior leaders to create operating budgets and initiate financial planning.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Worked with management at project level to achieve expense plans.
  • Initiated comprehensive account assessments to check viability, stability and profitability of business operations.
  • Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Provided journal entries and performed accounting on accrual basis.
  • Managed small clerical staff of [Number] people and oversaw all financial procedures for [Type] company
  • Designed monthly and annual budgets for points of production for [Type] products, including design, labor and manufacturing.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
Expected in 05/2014 to to
Bachelor of Science: Accounting And Finance
Clemson University - Clemson, SC
  • Produced finished parts at a rate of [Number] pieces per hour.
  • Maintenance - Reduced equipment downtime by 25% through planned maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting - Adjusted controls or stopped machines and opened holding devices to correct problems.
  • Preventative Maintenance - Serviced equipment daily, reducing the need annual new equipment, leading to cost savings of $90,000.
  • Safety Audit - Led monthly safety audits to monitor employee behavior and ensure safe compliance with company policies and safety regulations.
  • Earned “Employee of the Month” award in [Month, year].
  • Production - Consistently met production and schedule levels.
  • Machine Set Up - Gave directions to other workers regarding machine set-up and use.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].

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  • Clemson University

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