Plant Manager resume example with 12 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Dedicated Plant Operations Manager bringing demonstrated record of success and 10+ years of experience in manufacturing environments. Focused on controlling costs, eliminating overages and enhancing efficiency using hands-on approach. Inspires and influences teams to build cohesion, enhance knowledge and increase productivity, safety and quality.

  • Training programs
  • Cost control improvements
  • Team building and development
  • Six Sigma understanding
  • Lean manufacturing principles
  • Production planning
  • Report preparation
  • Safety oversight
  • Operational improvement
  • Inventory management
  • Process improvement
  • Planning and coordination
  • MS Office
Plant Manager, 11/2017 to Current
Sonoco Products Co,Beecher, IL,
  • Promoted high-quality daily production by enforcing product standards and monitoring level of quality.
  • Provided work direction, resolved problems, prepared schedules and supervised operations to ensure timely completion of work for a team of 40.
  • Evaluated and coordinated results of production and supported departments to ensure effective use of labor, materials and equipment resources for production.
  • Eliminated materials waste and unnecessary labor hours to reduce costs.
  • Improved workflow processes to maximize efficiency and enhance operations.
  • Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
  • Exceeded customer expectations and achieved KPIs by focusing on optimization of daily functions.
  • Consolidated various shifts to streamline operations.
  • Documented and evaluated data about all aspects of production to assess areas in need of improvement.
  • Improved quality of product with robust inspections and assessment team.
  • Developed and implemented new training program that focused on production quality, food safety and staff safety.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Authorize machine maintenance and equipment upgrades.
  • Resolve issues with payroll and staff scheduling.
  • Coordinate activities of departmental managers.
  • Confirm compliance with safety regulations.
  • Regularly evaluate staff performance.
  • Direct and manage plant operations.
  • Coordinated with supply manager to improve vendor/supplier relations.
    Motivated production employees to achieve daily quotas.
  • Reviewed invoices and prepared purchase orders.
  • Scheduled routine equipment maintenance.
  • Improved the efficiency of the production process by eliminating duplicate and wasteful steps.
  • Trained new assistant managers, operators and shift supervisors.
    Conducted routine safety inspections.
  • Schedule and lead project progress meetings, identifying progress and constraints and leading the team in problem solving and issue avoidance
    Prepare and update plant and field manpower schedules
  • Set-up and update installation budget trackers; track budgets and escalate issues as necessary with proposed remedial actions
  • Develop standard processes for each department
  • Envisage installation / erection methods and equipment
  • Can perform whole company process with machine and material code generating.
  • And handle the issues occurring during SAP PP/MM/SD Process.
  • Production planning and scheduling.
  • To collect the Production data from shop floor and maintain it in SAP.
  • Maintain physical production activities in the ERP system and give data to Head of Production Department.
  • Discussing with CEO about the production related activities.
  • Expertise in Inventory Management configurations for Goods Receipt, Goods Issues, Transfer Postings, Reservations and Physical Inventory.
  • Configured the Materials Management module such as defining and assigning various components of the company and material master data, info records, source lists, purchasing and inventory management.
  • Completed and submitted monthly and yearly Production reports to enhance executive decision making.
Production Engineer, 09/2015 to 10/2017
AltiviaDunbar, WV,

⦁ Assists with the operating of natural gas plant and pipeline equipment including but not limited to treating plants, reciprocating natural gas compressors, dehydrators, fluid separation equipment, valves, gas measurement equipment, etc.
⦁ Provides visual inspection of equipment and controls to detect malfunctions or need for repairs, adjustments, or lubrication.
⦁ Implements safe work practices and participates in proactive safety culture while ensuring safety for the employee, the public, and the environment at all times.
⦁ Reads, monitors, and records various operating conditions such as pressures, temperatures, hours of operation, fuel consumed, water levels, etc.
⦁ Operating the truck unloading rack Measures and records production.
⦁ Driving safely to and from wells and well sites.
⦁ Provides routine maintenance for machinery and equipment.
⦁ Reports changes in individual well performance.
⦁ Confers with production foreman on operating problems.
⦁ Treats oil to meet pipeline specifications.
⦁ Coordinates oil sales and water disposal.
⦁ Kept projects on schedule by overseeing work performance and verifying punctual arrival of all crew for required shifts.
⦁ Lifted, installed and removed equipment in extreme weather conditions and temperatures.
⦁ Communicated with other team members to enhance process and performance.
⦁ Supervised entire production process and prepared proper documentation for dispatch.
⦁ Performed root cause analysis and implemented corrective actions as required.
⦁ Complied with all federal, state and local work safety policies and regulations.

  • Aided management decisions by estimating production times, staffing requirements and related costs.
  • Wrote protocols, qualification documents, test plans and reports.
Manufacturing Engineer, 02/2009 to 07/2015
Abb LtdAugusta, GA,
  • ⦁ Day To Day shop floor activities.
    ⦁ Allocation of Job.
    ⦁ Maintaining Production record.
    ⦁ Arrangement of Manpower, material & Machine as per Production Planning.
    ⦁ Machine Maintenance initiative.
    ⦁ Planning - preparing orders, setting quality standards and estimating timescales and costs.
    ⦁ Control - monitoring production schedules and adjusting them if problems occur.
    ⦁ Supervision - managing supervisors, organizing staff and making sure targets are met.
    ⦁ Put together production reports for factory managers and client.
    ⦁ Work closely with supervisors, maintenance technicians, company buyers,.
    ⦁ Suppliers, quality control, training departments, and health and safety manager.
    ⦁ Plan and coordinate production engineering processes on daily basis to produce high quality products.
    ⦁ Develop process improvements to effectively utilize equipment and materials to maximize production.
    ⦁ Develop operational strategies to achieve production and financial objectives.
    ⦁ Identify unsafe operations and practices and report the same to Manager immediately.
    ⦁ Establish safety procedures and environmental regulations for employees.
    ⦁ Provide engineering support for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production.
    ⦁ Perform engineering analysis to reduce downtime and outages.
    ⦁ Evaluate current production activities and make recommendations for improvements.
    ⦁ Implement cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high quality standards.
    ⦁ Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities.
    ⦁ Provides training and guidance to team members to accomplish production goals.
    ⦁ Stay current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes.
    ⦁ Develop best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability.
    ⦁ Investigate problems, analyze root causes and derive resolutions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in 11/2008
Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College - Allahabad,

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  • Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College

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  • Plant Manager
  • Production Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science

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