opex manager resume example with 13 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Insightful Manager with 20 + years experience directing and improving operations through effective employee motivational strategies and strong policy enforcement. Proficient in best practices, market trends and regulatory requirements of industry operations. Talented leader with analytical approach to business planning and day-to-day problem-solving.

  • Staff Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operations management
  • Project Management
  • LEAN Green Belt
  • OPEX / Continuous Improvement
  • Budgeting
  • Team Leadership/Training
  • Customer/Vendor Relations
  • Metric/Reporting Solutions
  • Shop Floor Management
  • FTL / LTL / Freight Forwarding / Last Mile
  • Warehousing / Distribution / Sequencing / Inventory
Education and Awards
UNIVERSITY oF MOUNT UNION , OH Expected in 1993 Bachelor of Arts : Business Administration − - GPA :

NCAA DIV. III Football National Champion, All-American

Work History
Eaton Corporation - OPEX Manager
Horseheads, NY, 2018 - 2021
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
  • Primary resource for supporting the US Division in its Lean Transformation through the implementation of Lean Management.
  • Delivered practical, hands-on training to associates in methodology and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, logistics and support functions.
  • Held Continuous Improvement workshops and other forums that focused on improving operational and administrative processes.
  • Performed analysis of efficiency data to ensure all process were working to standards.
  • Deficiency analysis, Identification and implementation of process improvement considering customer requirements.
  • Shop Floor Management KPI measurement and development.
  • Coached and actively supported Leadership in all areas of the Lean Processes.
  • Cross - trained all personnel on LEAN culture, Kaizen, Idea Management, and other pertinent areas.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
Lazy Boy - General Manager
Evans, GA, 2012 - 2017
  • Led multiplr start-ups during the company's strategic growth plan.
  • Established the culture and implemented processes to newly established and acquired operations.
  • Worked with vendors on pricing and contracts for equipment, services and supplies.
  • Lead contact for Gallo Wine within Saddle Creek.
  • Represented 3 Regional Distribution Centers run by Saddle Creek for Gallo.
  • Responsible for all aspects of operations for Birmingham, AL facility.
  • Train, coach, mentor and develop staff of 30 associates.
  • Reviewed and documented all processes for operations, reporting and customer service updating and making improvements to existing procedures.
  • Increased profit by 50% since opening in 2013.
  • Consistently achieved margin goal of 12% increase yearly.
Smithfield Foods, Inc. - Operations Manager
Mercer, MO, 2007 - 2012
  • Implemented uniform standards, processes, and procedures aligned with growth objectives; role expanded to encompass corporate direction.
  • Managed day-to-day operations for $6 million revenue campus.
  • Provided direct leadership of 50 full-time associates; 10 customer service representatives, 2 dispatch operations and up to 100 temporary associates.
  • Developed and implement system/process improvements and performance metrics to boost profitability.
  • Led turnaround of facility with a long history of marginal to negative revenue growth, achieving consistent profitability.
  • Increased revenue, boosted productivity, reduced costs, improved safety rating and improved service via strategic improvements such as implementing directed put away, voice pick, batch pick and performance incentives for productive associates.
  • Reviewed and documented all SOPs for operations, reporting and customer service updating and making improvements to existing procedures.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended


Job Titles Held:

  • OPEX Manager
  • General Manager
  • Operations Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: