Effective and ambitious Production Foreman with 5 years of experience in industrial manufacturing. Expert at planning and leading production by managing resources, quality and spending. Direct and upbeat leader with strong skills in collaborating with wide range of internal staff and professional contacts.
Effectively oversee plant and business operations to meet challenging production targets and schedules while maintaining budgets and promoting employee performance. Motivational leader with good problem-solving and group management abilities. Successful at keeping employees on-task and achieving quality objectives in a positive and influential manner. OSHA 30 certified as well as First Aid and CPR certified. Proficient and knowledgeable in quality control and assurance. Eager to find my next opportunity to expand in my career growth and expand my knowledge.
Training and mentoring
Excellent time management
Proficient in MS Office
Business development experience
Quality assurance authority
Report writing and analysis
Powder Processing & TechnologyValparaiso , INProduction Foreman06/2015 to Current
Managed all areas of manufacturing, safety, inventory control and process implementation.
Identified and solved complex problems that impacted management and business direction.
Provided top product quality control and inventory management resulting in reduced downtime and maximized revenue.
Evaluated schedules, orders and forecasts to plan operational processes and meet timetables.
Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
Analyzed production, quality control and maintenance reports to detect and address production problems.
Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
Home City IceCrown Point, INRoute Delivery Driver03/2013 to 09/2013
Utilized critical thinking and determination to promote positive relationship building with customers.
Drove up to 100-200 miles daily using a refrigerated box truck vehicle to deliver two different sized options of ice.
Supplied wide range of customers with key products in alignment with specified amounts and schedules.
Maintained solid connections with established customers to promote new products.
Coordinated with the Plant Manager and Terminal manager to get delivery route information, changes, and emergency call ins.
Completed order forms and collected payments to keep customer accounts current.
Forged and cultivated strong relationships with customers within fast-paced and constantly moving environment.
Operated delivery vehicles 6 days per week, averaging 100-200 miles on road and 15 customers served.
Resolved customer problems and complaints effectively by Critically Thinking the issue at hand and using team work and patience to resolve the issue.
Consulted with customers to gain feedback and address concerns with products or services.
Maintained positive attitude and diplomacy when dealing with customers and other team members.
Town And Country MarketValparaiso, INDairy Manager05/2010 to 09/2013
Prioritized job duties, delegating tasks to team of 5 department employees.
Pulled out of date products from shelves and cases, disposing of items in proper bins.
Addressed customer questions and explained key information about newly stocked dairy offerings.
Sanitized work areas within dairy department, performing general housekeeping and refuse removal duties.
Confirmed pricing accuracy and checked all department signage, maintaining correct sale prices
Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
Educated customers on product and service offerings.
Kept current on market and product trends to effectively answer customer questions.
Held each team member accountable for achieving brand and performance goals.
Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
Delegated work to employees based on shift requirements, individual strengths and unique training.
Consistently put customers first by handling needs with sense of urgency and compassion.
Worked as team member to provide highest level of service to customers.
Processed shipments and maintained organized stock shelves.
Placed special merchandise orders for customers.
Communicated store policy violations to leadership team quickly and accurately.
Offered direction and gave constructive feedback to motivate team members.
Built customer confidence by actively listening to concerns and giving appropriate feedback.