production manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Reliable Production Manager offers expertise in lean manufacturing, quality control and continuous improvement. Communicative leader with over 20 years of comprehensive experience controlling and supervising production processes. In-depth knowledge of quality standards and safety regulations paired with familiarity of key production metrics. Seasoned Production Manager successful at achieving production goals on consistent basis. Highly organized, forward-thinking and creative in handling normal and challenging production problems. Known for great leadership and attention to detail. Multi-talented knowledgeable about equipment operation, quality standards and safety hazards. Steps easily into any production position and works hands-on with team members in need of improvement. Versed in documentation, compliance and scheduling. Goal-oriented Production Manager offering over 20-year background coordinating and controlling manufacturing processes to deliver products on time and within budget. Polished in planning production schedules, assessing resource requirements and determining quality control standards. Results-driven, experienced senior level operations, distribution, production and process control professional. Offering wide range of experience in planning and leading operations in manufacturing environment. Well-versed in contributing to company growth by implementing continuous process improvement, production optimization and development of high-performing teams. History of establishing effective quality control and safety programs with strong background in building successful high-performing teams focused on production goals, safety and throughput. Experienced with union labor and collective bargaining.

  • Planned equipment constraints
  • Strategic execution
  • Master scheduling
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • Production oversight
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Workforce training
  • Compliance with GMPs
  • Dedication to product quality
  • Process certification
  • Resource Allocation
Education and Training
Washington High School Atlanta, GA, Expected in 06/1993 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Ashland Chemical Company - Production Manager
Paterson, NJ, 08/2017 - Current
  • Managed materials to meet production goals and specific customer demands.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Reviewed individual employee performance to correct issues and enhance productivity.
  • Maintained top-notch quality control standards and eliminated downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Issued work orders for repairs to plan maintenance of equipment, machinery and vehicles.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
  • Monitored staff training and output to meet compliance, productivity and revenue goals.
  • Developed and implemented significant process improvements to enhance department quality and throughput.
  • Reviewed key performance indicators and made necessary adjustments to increase production.
  • Provided input for performance reviews and identified areas for additional improvement.
  • Partnered with human resources on training compliance and performance progression methodologies.
  • Created SOPs and documented system, planning criteria and procedures.
  • Aided raw material planning and escalated supplier issues, preventing shortages.
  • Collaborated with leadership to develop production department budget and forecast.
  • Supervised automation and digital platform use.
Greenheck - Production Supervisor
Brownsville, TX, 11/2001 - 04/2017

I am a Strategic Leader with a long term vision to grow people and the Coca-Cola brand. In my current role I have cross functional responsibilities for manufacturing, quality assurance, and forklift associates. I have been able to build and execute plans to implement IPL, TPM CC=I, AND LIS. These system have enable me to drive line efficiencies and manufacturing processes. I utilize cross functional knowledge of SAP and CONA to work collaboratively with business partners in manufacturing, transportation, and supply chain. I train associates and drive the usage of business processes and systems. I provide leadership and direction to associates to ensure they run equipment efficiently, make required checks, and follow SOP’S.

Coca Cola Refreshments - Production Lead/Production Worker
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 10/2001

Functional Skills:
• Operation of multiple filler types and support equipment and/or Understanding of batch mixing for simple, juice and emulsion mixes
• Forklift operations
• Strong knowledge of SAP
• Detailed documentation
• Strong knowledge of GMP/ HACCP
• Understanding and knowledge of basic Lean Manufacturing tools and concepts

Job Requirements:
Lean Manufacturing skills, Good math skills, Strong problem solving skills, Strong team interaction

Core Competencies:
Drives Innovative Business Improvements: Develops new insights into solutions ant result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and informed risk taking

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School Attended

  • Washington High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Lead/Production Worker


  • High School Diploma

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