plant operations manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced Plant & Operations Manager professional with 20 years experience with a successful record of providing leadership and strategic direction to consistently improve safety, quality and productivity, while reducing cost. Stable employment record, promotional history illustrate abilities to adapt to different work situations. Managed 10 to 130 operation personnel, as well multiple retail locations. Experience in production, manufacturing and logistics. Demonstrated ability to streamline processes for efficiency and productivity. Well-versed in applying multi-faceted approach to managing safety, operations and productivity across multiple business lines. Merger and acquisitions specialist adept in creating seamless integration of new operations and businesses.

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Regulatory Compliance -
  • P&L Accountability
  • Total Quality Management
  • Policy / Procedure Development
  • Team Building & Training
  • Resource Allocation
  • Cost Reduction / Avoidance
  • KPI
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Preventive maintenance scheduling
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Strategic Planning
  • Logistics management
  • Procurement and sales
Work History
11/2014 to Current
Plant/Operations Manager Utz Quality Foods Lincolnton, NC,

Results-driven dedicated with wide-ranging experience planning by leading plant operations from a medium to large size manufacturing environments.

  • Excellent track record devising, safety programs, encouraging productive participation across manufacturing floor
  • Establish operational policies by implement process improvements to ensure superior quality industrial specialty gases
  • Responsible for all on site aspects of logistics, supply chain, inventory, customer delivery operations. In charge distribution process is progressing on time, on budget to right quality standards
  • Chaired production meetings, led team who established priorities, created work schedules, allocated resources to meet objectives
  • Directly manage supervisors overseeing exempt employees. Implement coaching training programs to develop staff, facilitate efficiency to improve performance
  • Manage operational including capital expenses budgets ensure adherence to strict quality control procedures
  • Developed key performance metrics reports; held quarterly business reviews with emphasis on improved cost savings

Selected Contribution:

  • Maintaining production levels through redesign of operational to improved training staff utilization
  • Played integral role in identifying and transitioning work to outsourced vendor, reducing total manufacturing cost
  • Managed allocation of plant resources, equipment usage, supply controls
  • Reduced safety incidents by 45%; investigated root cause while raising awareness with training, communication, accountability
  • Directed routine operations and emergency response, including plant shutdowns and restarts
01/1999 to 10/2012
Plant / Operation Manager Carrier Enterprise Garland, TX,
  • Total operations responsibility for 24/7 3-shift manufacturing/production facility
  • Responsibility included planning activities by organization, including but not limited to production/manufacturing, cost/reduction control, quality control, logistics and forecasting
  • Responsible for maintaining safety integrity of products manufactured in compliance with state agencies
  • Reduction overtime 35%
  • Reduce scrap / batches 55% to 13% while improving material by product recovery
  • Improved manpower utilization within existing departments processes
  • Improved and innovated operational standards and ensured that all policy procedures are followed at all levels
  • Built client relationships by acting as liaison between customer service and sales account managers
  • Implemented capacity planning for production staff, resulting in increased overall thru-put by 10%
  • Chairman of plant safety committee
  • Establish track performance metrics across entire plant
  • Overseeing activities include establishing communicating over-all strategy
01/1988 to 01/1999
Regional Credit Manager Airco Gas & Gear, Incorporated City, STATE,

Responsibilities included establishing proper guidelines and continued supervision and monitoring of credit/ collection department for Far West Region which included 34 branch offices supervise approximately 135 employees in Southern and Northern California Approvals of all credit applications submit within criteria within region

  • Managed Credit and Collections Management professional with proven record of accomplishment in managing finance operations while driving brand growth and market penetration
  • Responsible for strong client relationships while leveraging superior negotiating skills to achieve brand success
  • Identifying emerging financial trends including additional revenue opportunities
  • Increased Gross Collections by approximately 20% decreased overhead by 18%
  • Prioritizing 64 retail store branches in daily policies in sales budget, inventory, and marketing
  • Standardized collection procedure for western region decreased delinquencies to acceptable level, lowered D.S.O to industry norm
  • Appropriately delegating task to all store levels to ensure all daily activities are met within corporate policies procedures
  • Liaison between outside attorneys along with responsibility of minimizing possible exposure to AIRCO prior to assigning
Expected in 1978 to to
Associate of Arts: Business Administration
L.A.C.C. - Los Angeles, CA,

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School Attended

  • L.A.C.C.

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  • Plant/Operations Manager
  • Plant / Operation Manager
  • Regional Credit Manager


  • Associate of Arts

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