production manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Self motivated Journeyman Machinist, Production Manager ready and determined to be an asset to your company. Superior leadership skills, self starter, no supervision needed, detail oriented, excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills. Proven mentor, leader, successful in cost cutting and overall production performance. Reliable Production Manager offers expertise in lean manufacturing, quality control and continuous improvement. Communicative leader with 30 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.

  • 30 years experience in the machining trade in both job shops and production shops.
  • 17 years of proven successful Management in high production fast pace environments.
  • Continual improvement implementation, Production Planning/Scheduling, Machine scheduling, Production control, Employee/Shop floor work schedules, Traveler/Routing planning and documentation, Estimation, Quoting, Bills of Materials, Assembly, Design, Tooling, Purchasing, Inventory control, Cycle counts, Maintaining reorder levels, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly inventory turns, Blanket Orders, VMI's, Kanban Orders, KPI's, ERP Systems, ISO 9001, AS9100, ITAR. Employee mentoring, Training, Employee evaluations, New Employee Hiring, Employee disciplinary write up and Terminations.
  • Programming, Setup knowledge and experience with the following machines and equipment:
  • Hitachi Seiki and Mori Seiki Horizontal mills, Dual Pallet 400mm and 500mm 3 axis, 40-240 tool machines. Fadal, Haas, Mori Seiki, Kira, Brother Speedio S700 vertical mills 3,4 and 5 axis. Bridgeport manual mills, Cadillac manual lathe and Hardinge tool room lathes.
  • Managed, Plan/Schedule and experience with overseeing all departments within any shop floor environment. CNC Mill, CNC Lathe, Haas, Mori Seiki, Takisawa TD-200, Mazak SQT, DMG Mori NLX2000SY, DMG Mori NLX2500SY, CNC Swiss Citizen K16, L20, L32, L38, Swiss CAV Loaders, Manual equipment, Mig/Tig Welding, Tube Bending, Assembly departments, Deburring, Shipping and Receiving, Packaging and Warehousing.
  • Knowledge and design of building tooling, Tombstones, Sub plates, Form cutters, and Specialty cutting tools.
  • I am a leader, not a boss!
Production Manager, 03/2016 to 03/2022
AvxDetroit, MI,

Manage the daily overall production operations, managing from 60 to 85 employees throughout 10 departments. Monitor setup, cycle/run times, parts per hour, machine scheduling and employees performance. Implementation of continual improvements, cutting cost on materials, KPI's, increasing part yields per foot/full bars, increasing parts per hour, implement ideas and execution for tooling design to run multiple parts per cycle increasing profitability . Mentor employees to run multiple machines at one time and help to grow their knowledge further for company internal growth. Reviewed individual employee performance to correct issues and enhance productivity.

Production Manager, 07/2015 to 03/2016
AvxJacksonville, FL,
  • 9 month production consulting contract
  • Planning and scheduling (machine shop, assembly, welding and Powdercoat, Bills of Materials, travelers, inspection, routing, ordering and purchasing, creating work orders, reorder levels, production tracking, continuous improvement implementations, standard operating procedures(SOP), implementation of E2 ERP system.
  • Accomplishments successfully implemented production tracking, 56% savings in all hardware, machine shop consumables,coolant, as well as 43% more machine up-time, all while shaving $12,000 a month in payroll.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
Production Manager, 01/2005 to 06/2015
AvxPlymouth, MI,

Managed the daily production of 50 employees. Planning, scheduling, programming, setting up. Maintaining inventory levels for over 140 finished good products and over 510 components and sub assemblies. Worked directly with ownership on new product design, development, through R&D, bills of materials, to production planning, tooling, programming, production, final product assembly, packaging and shipping.

Operator/CNC Setup/CNC Mill Lead, 04/1992 to 08/2004
Vanderhorst Brothers IncCity, STATE,

Started out as an operator/apprentice. After about a year began to make my own setups. Quickly after I started to write simple hand written programs are the machine, then began to use Gibbscam to program more complex parts. In 1999 I was promoted to the CNC Mill department leadman.

Education and Training
High School Diploma: General Education, Expected in 06/1992 to Simi Valley High School - Simi Valley, CA,
: Machine Shop Technology, Expected in 06/1992 to Simi Valley Adult School And Career Institute - Simi Valley, CA
Additional Information
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer

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School Attended

  • Simi Valley High School
  • Simi Valley Adult School And Career Institute

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  • Production Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Operator/CNC Setup/CNC Mill Lead


  • High School Diploma

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