plant manager resume example with 18 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Driven Plant Manager offering 5 years of experience in manufacturing. Decisive leader and complex problem solver. Top strengths in communication, relationship building and decision making.

Seasoned Plant Manager adept at improving output, quality and employee satisfaction with a hands-on management style. Recognized as an effective business manager and motivational leader.

  • Training programs
  • Cost control improvements
  • Team building and development
  • Lean manufacturing principles
  • Policy implementation
  • Report preparation
  • Safety oversight
  • Team building
Education and Training
Derby Senior High Derby, KS, Expected in 05/1992 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Novolex - Plant Manager
Alsip, IL, 01/2020 - Current
  • Gave direction and leadership to all levels of employees and managers.
  • Planned, directed and coordinated operations of all major departments, including production, machinery and processing within company policies and procedures.
  • Managed manufacturing operations for production.
  • Created and oversaw viable strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Eliminated materials waste and unnecessary labor hours to reduce costs.
  • Incorporated New processes to limit WIP and waste.
  • Provided work direction, resolved problems, prepared schedules and supervised operations to ensure timely completion of work for a team of 15.
  • Consolidated various shifts to streamline operations.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
  • Adjusted and improved processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Oversaw employees and related programs to maximize team productivity and facility output.
Altec - Material Handler
Aurora, CO, 04/2018 - 01/2020
  • Consistently provided exceptional service and attention to customers and stakeholders.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Worked closely with management to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices and reported incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage.
  • Maintained industry knowledge through continuing education, training and monitoring of industry publications.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to facilitate movement in accordance with scheduling requirements.
  • Protected company inventory with well-organized and secure storage areas.
  • Tracked movements with hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Organized warehouse inventory in effective and efficient manner.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Developed storage and space utilization plans in accordance with regulations for specific commodities and equipment.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Attached documents, such as PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to move, pick or put away products.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move Plate and Sheet work materials.
  • Cleared aisles, swept floors and reorganized inventory to keep warehouse neat and remove obstacles.
  • Gained complete understanding of duties and job tasks for each shift, prioritizing those requiring immediate completion.
  • Managed a full range of warehousing activities including receiving, storing, selecting and shipping of material.
Sportsman's Warehouse - Assistant Store Manager
Logan, UT, 05/2003 - 04/2018
  • Partnered with marketing team to align sales strategy with brand messaging across all communication channels.
  • Analyzed and assessed market shifts to maximize opportunities and establish possible leads into new markets.
  • Exceeded sales goals and improved profitability by aligning sales strategies and business plans with market trends.
  • Planned and executed in-store promotional events to increase customer engagement and sales revenues.
  • Monitored customer complaint trends to drive satisfaction improvements and adjusted operational strategies to reduce issues.
  • Researched and capitalized on emerging opportunities to build business and expand customer base.
  • Developed and implemented new sales strategies to update product lines.
  • Formalized sales process to enhance operations and promote acquisition of new customers.
  • Streamlined hiring processes, including recruiting top talent, training new team members on best practices and managing employee performance.
  • Tracked weekly sales to develop senior leadership reports for business development planning.
  • Planned and developed strategies to increase sales and territory.
  • Interviewed and vetted job applicants to make effective hiring decisions and fill vacancies with strong team members.
  • Helped team members deliver polite and positive service to every customer by closely monitoring behaviors and offering constructive guidance.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired individuals demonstrating passion, dedication and added value to team.
  • Assisted in overall day-to-day operations of store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and results.
  • Set schedules and delegated assignments based on team member strengths to optimize floor coverage and service levels.
  • Encouraged professional growth and talent development in associates to increase performance in all areas.
  • Handled scheduling for two store shifts across 7-day work weeks to ensure proper staffing at all times.
  • Performed daily activities in timely manner, including managing housekeeping and inventory needs of store.
  • Collaborated with department heads to identify opportunities, develop timely solutions and create action plans.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Derby Senior High

Job Titles Held:

  • Plant Manager
  • Material Handler
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • High School Diploma

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