Plant leader with a history or using lean tools and cross functional teams to drive improved business results. Employee focused and data driven with hands on experience in injection molding and chemical processing industries.
Leader of 38 employee injection molding facility producing battery components utilizing high speed, automated equipment. Developed annual budget and strategic plans to meet overall corporate goals. Consistently reduced cost of goods solid leveraging continuous improvement and step change. Achieved facility records in efficiency improvement, safety, and quality.
Managed 40 employee testing and pilot operation laboratories. Developed annual budget which resulted in consistent reduction in operating costs. Lead reorganization of department to streamline business process. Introduced lean tools including 5S, visual factory, supermarket systems, and single minute exchange of dies. Promoted to Plant Manager.
Manager of 50 employee union industrial waste recycling and chemical processing facility with 20M annual operations budget. Developed and implemented modifications to work rules to enhance employee accountability and adherence to standards. Negotiated modifications to union contract. Regularly interacted with customers for sales and marketing support including Fortune 500 customers. Lead employees through uncertainty of ownership transition through regular communication and involvement.
Coursework included accounting, finance, operations management, and organization development.
Chemistry major with math minor.
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