Progressive leader with proven team-building skills, focused on quality, productivity and results.Management professional with over twenty years of comprehensive operations experience combining technical and financial expertise in various fast paced union and non-union environments. Expertise supported by a bachelor's degree in Global Business Management. Deliver strong revenue and profit gains, cost reductions, and sustainable yield improvements. Introduce lean methods into the manufacturing process and develop winning and cohesive teams. Leadership style recognized for expert problem identification, trouble-shooting, and practical problem solving skills.
Manufacturing Plant Manager of this 600,00 sq. ft. facility. Responsible for the entire production value stream to include responsibility for 8 direct supervisors and 43 group leaders (Indirect), and 520 production associates( Indirect)for Truck Body manufacturing to assure accountability for the cost of quality, delivery, manpower budgeting, and lean initiative improvements.
Responsible for 7 direct report supervisors and 110 indirect production associates of this 300,00 sq. ft. facility that produces acoustics panels for automotive OEM's.
Managed operations of a 3-shift , 400,00 sq. ft. facility, with 390 indirect production associates and 15 indirect supervisors for this automotive thermoforming product supplier for major OEM's
Manage operations of a 3-shift, 300,000 sq. ft., automotive assembly plant with 350 UAW hourly employees. Hold full P&L accountability for $360 Million in gross sales.
Responsible for the implementation of the 8.25 and 9.25 front axle, and 9.5 rear axle launch. Responsibilities included the managing of all aspects of placing equipment on the plant floor and working with all integral departments internal and external for a timely and seamless SOP.
Responsible for 9 direct reports and 325 production associates in machining, assembly and gear cutting areas, and led programs and initiatives that positively impacted production output, inventory levels, fallout, and productivity.
Managed all PPAP activity for launch of a $120 Million program with 24 new suppliers and 76 new part numbers
Responsible for all aspects of second and third shift axle production, shipping, and quality control. Supervised four front line supervisors and eighty hourly associates.
Managed the daily machining and assembly activities in a $350 Million axle operation. Responsible for the safety, quality, and productivity performance of several production groups.
As a Quality Supervisor assigned to the Detroit Plant directed Quality initiatives and systems.I
Responsible for managing machining operations, sub-component operations , and final assembly operations for rear axle production for General Motors SUV program.
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