Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
Oversaw continuous improvement initiatives to drive gains in quality, flow and output.
Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints.
Cultivated communication among senior managers and floor supervisors to encourage optimal productivity.
Coached employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals.
Forecasted staffing needs and production volume and produced and prepared daily operations reports.
Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
Established and maintained clear production procedures, job roles and quality assurance guidelines.
Conducted performance reviews to identify and rectify areas for improvement.
Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
Reviewed production orders to determine types, quantities, variations, specifications and proposed material resources to complete assignments.
Monitored staff activities to meet compliance, productivity and revenue goals.
Participated in production design activities through collaborative or sole delivery of specific components, spanning quote and contract proposals, technical requirements, financial planning, scheduling management and staffing oversight.
Resolved team member concerns and problems while facilitating solutions and forwarding complex matters to higher authorities.
Supervised production schedules, production quality and on-time delivery.
Contributed to all production design activities through delivery of specific components, spanning quote and contract proposals, technical requirements, financial planning, scheduling and staffing.
Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
Mastered intricacies of process flow within each department.
Managed materials to meet production goals and specific customer demands.
Contributed to new plant startup and implementation of processes for manufacturing, shipping and receiving and inventory management.
Prioritized and prepared production schedules and communicated production goals to team members.
Diligently maintained safety and quality standards.
Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop high performing team.
Operated production equipment throughout manufacturing process to back-fill processes.
Led regular stand-up meetings, Scrums and continuous improvement projects with measurable goals.
Maintained and enforced safe and clean working environment at all times.
Planned and delegated work to meet planned project and production goals.
Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
Communicated company philosophies and policies, demonstrated work routines and documented performance.
Discussed product value and vision with team members while encouraging new ideas and suggestions.
Developed and maintained clear communication channels with plant personnel.
Evaluated current production processes and made forward-thinking adjustments to improve output.
Led production processes, including machine and plant activities and human resource management to achieve positive results.
Completed key projects on time, on budget and with high level of accuracy.
Organized, prioritized and managed plant maintenance projects to keep facility safe, efficient and clean.
Developed measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality.
Produced daily operations report, including forecasting staffing needs and production volume, to support cost-reduction and service improvement initiatives.
Reviewed projected materials needs and planned purchasing and acquisition to meet production targets.
Monitored purchase orders and scheduled manufacturing to ensure on-time delivery.
Lead professional development programs for assembly and operator staff.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Coordinated and developed new product design in collaboration with engineering staff.
Conducted frequent quality and compliance reviews of production work.
Liaised between senior plant management and line-level supervision to maintain open communications.
Articulated growth objectives and operating plans.
Reviewed key performance indicators daily and made necessary adjustments to increase production.
Aligned operational boundaries between processes and production demands.
Achieved maximum performance across safety, maintenance, and production metrics.
Coordinated position requirements, schedules and production team processes.
Coordinated closely with quality control regarding products awaiting dispositions.
Education and Training
University of Arkansas At Fort Smith | Fort Smith, ARHigh School Diploma