Production Planning Warehouse Distribution Manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Results-driven leader with 20 years of progressive knowledge in manufacturing and production management. Led vendor and contract negotiations resulting in an overall annual savings of $400,000 while reducing work in progress timelines by 60%. An accomplished agile professional with strong and effective communication skills with drive and passion to benefit the organization's overall objective and success.

  • Financial management and reporting
  • Financing structures
  • Quality management
  • Systems and automation applications
  • Project management
  • Supplies inventory
  • Vendor management
  • Resource planning
01/2019 to 10/2022
Production Planning/Warehouse Distribution Manager Banner Engineering Aberdeen, SD,
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on-time delivery.
  • Produced daily operations report forecasting staffing needs and production volume to support cost-reduction and service improvement initiatives.
  • Evaluated schedules, orders and forecasts to plan processes and meet timetables.
  • Inspected production, quality control and maintenance reports to detect and address production problems.
  • Provided top product quality control and inventory management resulting in reduced downtime and work in progress time,
  • Identified opportunities to reuse or recycle materials to minimize consumption of new materials.
  • Designed supply chains to support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities or cost reduction strategies.
  • Negotiated prices and terms with suppliers, vendors or freight forwarders.
  • Determined appropriate equipment and staffing levels to load, unload and move materials.
  • Conferred with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans.
01/2013 to 01/2019
Production Manager Intuitive Albuquerque, NM,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversaw inventory and physical counts and performed periodic cycle counts to verify outgoing orders.
  • Developed and implemented significant process improvements to enhance department quality and throughput.
  • Collaborated with leadership to develop production department budget and forecast.
  • Directed cost reduction and process improvements to boost workflows and productivity.
  • Aided raw material planning and escalated supplier issues, preventing shortages.
  • Coached and mentored employees to develop and enhance career skills.
01/2005 to 01/2013
Production Supervisor Bio-Techne Cambridge, MA,
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Conducted performance reviews to identify and rectify areas for skill improvement.
  • Supported safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on use of control points, equipment and resources.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
  • Cultivated communication among senior managers and floor supervisors to encourage optimal productivity.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Supported safety programs to reduce and eliminate employee injuries.
  • Reviewed job specifications to properly set up machines.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
01/2003 to 01/2005
QC Technician The Dixie Group: Manufacturer Of Carpet And Area Rugs City, STATE,
  • Completed routine inspections of components and products to fulfill quality assurance requirements.
  • Monitored daily performance of production team to identify and address issues affecting quality product output.
  • Performed visual and dimensional inspections on manufacture carpet.
  • Provided lab staff with samples for testing to check quality and safety of finished products.
  • Implemented quality control objectives to resolve production issues, optimize product reliability and reduce costs.
  • Monitored and upheld safe operating procedures and clean area mandates to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Examined samples of raw materials before use in production of finished carpet.
  • Conducted frequent quality and compliance reviews of production work.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2002
Associate of Science: Computer Networking
Southeast College of Technology - Mobile, AL,

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School Attended

  • Southeast College of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Planning/Warehouse Distribution Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • QC Technician


  • Associate of Science

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