production manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Results-driven and dedicated with wide-ranging experience planning and leading operations involving small to large sized manufacturing environments. Track record implementing continuous process improvements to minimize waste and reduce costs while maximizing quality and yield. Establish effective quality control and safety programs, encouraging proactive participation across the manufacturing floor. Excellent communicator; success building cohesive teams focused on safety, production goals, and throughput.

  • Workforce Training
  • Health and Safety Compliance
  • Planned Equipment Constraints
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Master Scheduling
  • Production Oversight
  • Continuous Improvement Processes
  • Production Problem Resolution
  • Production Schedule Review
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Product Planning
  • Inventory Control Programs
  • Raw Materials Examination
Education and Training
Purdue Global Indianapolis, IN, Expected in 03/2022 MBA : Business Administration - GPA :
University of Phoenix Chicago, IL Expected in 10/2018 Bachelor of Science Degree : Business Management - GPA :
Ardent Mills - Production Manager
Klamath Falls, OR, 03/2021 - 12/2021
  • 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.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
  • Developed and implemented significant process improvements to enhance department quality and throughput.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Reviewed key performance indicators daily and made necessary adjustments to increase production.
Fxi Foamex Innovations - Production Supervisor
College Station, TX, 08/XXX - 03/2021
  • Direct manufacturing operations that generate $100M in annual revenue
  • Directly manage 20 direct union employees
  • Design and implement coaching and training programs to develop staff, facilitate efficiency, and improve performance
  • Actively involved in identification of savings/sustainability opportunities
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Responsible for driving year over year productivity improvement in labor spending and overhead spending by relentlessly focusing on the process
  • Responsible for meeting customer expectations by achieving high levels of on time delivery performance with low quality rejects
  • Supervise and manage the production process by designing a stable production schedule
  • Provide support to Quality and Manufacturing Engineering to resolve production issues.
Avantor - Value Stream Leader- Production Supervisor
Lakeland, FL, 12/2015 - 08/XXX
  • Steer and direct pump manufacturing operations that generate $190M in annual revenue
  • Manage 40 direct union employees
  • Coach, mentor and set expectations for team leaders within a specific value stream with the ability to drive organizational change
  • Developed and optimized plant floor layout and material flowcharts to maximize daily production.
  • Coordinate equipment reviews and propose investments as needed
  • Boosted KPIs and continuous improvement strategies to enhance logistical operations and meet supply chain needs.
  • Ensure all inventories on hand are handled properly in the ERP system, throughout the reconciliation process
  • Coordinate and improve Supply Chain communication to ensure product availability for production demands
  • Provide support to Quality and Manufacturing Engineering to resolve production issues
  • Establish support and reporting parameters to Senior Management for Lean Manufacturing
  • Responsible for UL, DOE, CSA and Trade Compliance government regulations
Xylem, AWS - Trade Compliance Specialist
City, STATE, 07/2000 - 12/2015
  • In depth knowledge of US and International customs and import/export documentation policies and regulatory requirements
  • Initial Point of Contact for Trade Compliance and U.S Customs inquiries SME for Xylem, AWS
  • Design, conduct and manage Trade Compliance Policy training of 225 employees
  • Maintain and audit Custom entry documentation to comply with government regulations.
  • Advised staff and customers through audits and remedy compliance issues.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise strategies to improve processes and risk controls as well as implement new systems and best practice guidelines.
  • Improved compliance with government accounting systems and control requirements to maintain eligibility for government contracting.
  • Planned and executed compliance audits to check company policies, procedures and controls.

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School Attended

  • Purdue Global
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Value Stream Leader- Production Supervisor
  • Trade Compliance Specialist


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

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