Knowledgeable Kiln Supervisor with 14 years experience in the tile manufacturing industry. All 14 years in the same production department. Knowledgeable in all aspects of kilns and firing process as well as general understanding of the entire production process.
Production efficiency over 95% annual goal consistently, first class production over 95% annual goal, smoothly transitioned the department and operators during several production projects and investments, very little turnover, successfully trained operators in field area to reach higher positions in company, assist in other departments for better quality and efficiency while making production planning, spent 8 weeks total in Italian plants to grasp new ideas and examine new machinery and techniques.
Run all aspects of the department. Staff development, payroll, scheduled maintenance program, spare parts budget and parts ordering, oversee 25 employees including maintenance, respond to all incidents, been on call everyday and night for past 7 years, increased level of operators and team leaders, production planning, quality assurance, work with other departments, all modifications for tile for planar or any other defects possible to correct with kiln, responsible for lgvs (11 in total), responsible for maintaining eurofilter and working with safety and environment team, troubleshoot any major incidents, work closely with central maintenance to train on machinery, oversee all shutdown programs.
In charge of one night shift. Handled defects of tile including adjusting recipes, leader of 4 operators, learned all areas of the department and maintained machinery, troubleshoot all breakdowns
Started as entry level operator. Made quality checks, minor maintenance, production line control.
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