manufacturing manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Skilled and dedicated Manufacturing Manager demonstrating effective leadership in all aspects of the job; solid experience managing entire supply chain; results oriented and proactive in addressing and resolving problems.

    Lean Manufacturing

    High Performance Work Systems

    Project Management

    Quality Systems/Customer Service

    Excellent Situational Management Skills

    Knowledgeable in hiring, training and performance evaluations

Effective leader

Staff training/development

Conflict resolution

Exceptional interpersonal communication

Employee scheduling

Efficient multi-tasker

Work History
Manufacturing Manager, 01/2012 to Current
AvantorAtlanta, GA,
  • Responsible for providing leadership to the leather supply chain that includes four business units; to ensure Safety, Quality, Production, Cost and Team Development processes are developed, maintained and improved year over year. Accomplishments noted, but not limited to, include:.
  • 279k savings in raw material cost at Old KY Leather in 2014.
  • 369k savings in yield variance at Auburn Leather in 2014.
  • 32k savings in replacement costs at Auburn Leather in 2014.
Owner/Manager, 02/2009 to 2011
Waste IndustriesMarietta, GA,
  • Owned/operated small café serving locally roasted organic/fair trade coffee and many products made with locally grown products.
  • Entrepreneur ~ started coffee roasting business in 2008.
  • Opened café in March 2009.
  • ServSafe certification in 2010.
Asset Availability/Small Project Leader, 10/1992 to 2009
Georgia-Pacific CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Led Diagnostic team to identify $10.6 million dollars in compressible costs.
  • Accept or reject projects using Small Project Process.
  • Established project teams to deliver identified costs.
Operations Manager, 10/1992 to 2009
Georgia-Pacific CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Managed Safety, Quality, Production, Cost and Team Development in a high performance, team based work environment.
  • Safety - lead Corporate and OSHA audits and correct deviation Quality - lead sanitation audits and efforts to correct deviation Production - increase production 2-5% year over year for all Departments (one state of the art printing press; 28 forming machines, 13 packaging lines, Shipping/Logistics) Cost - identify cost savings opportunities and lead efforts to deliver 8 direct reports, 130 employees, 36-40 temporary employees.
Bachelor of Science: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 2006 to Mid-Continent University - Mayfield, KY
GPA: Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.8
Associates of Arts: Business, Expected in 2003 to Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
GPA: Graduated with Distinction GPA: 3.8
Additional Information
  • Interests 2005-2010 President of Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society

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School Attended

  • Mid-Continent University
  • Western Kentucky University

Job Titles Held:

  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Owner/Manager
  • Asset Availability/Small Project Leader
  • Operations Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Arts

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