Results-driven, skilled Extrusion Production Manager focusedon achieving success and increased productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety and administration.
Development and design of new custom products and the extrusion tooling to manufacture those products.
Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to efficiently meet production requirements.
Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
Coordinated closely with quality control regarding products awaiting dispositions.
Maintained and enforced a safe and clean working environment at all times.
Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration.
Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.
Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the performance outcomes to set future targets.
Identified staffing and capital needs.
Coordinated and developed new product design.
Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints.
Enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership.
Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop a high performing team.
Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
SMED Manager - Responsible for the maintaining of the Extrusion dies. Standardizing all die and sizer bolt ups to decrease downtime during changeovers. Reduced average downtime for changeovers from 3-4 hours to less than 1 hour.
R and D - Worked with tooling manufactures to develop tooling for new profiles. Troubleshooting on extrusion lines to increase Quality and productivity. Repair and making of Extrusion die parts and sizers. Designed and fabricated automated machinery for Fabrication department.
Shift Supervisor - Responsible for 15 extrusion lines. Overseeing changeovers, start ups, and troubleshooting out of spec parts. Was responsible for 6 machine operators and 12 line packers.
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