A proven production manager with more than twenty years of leadership experience. Driven by a need for quality production, Take ownership in areas assigned and work wit others to improve outcomes. Give accurate and timely reports to other area to ensure the best possible decisions are made to improve safety, quality and efficiency. Within company guidelines, make the best possible decisions possible with the information provided to meet goals at the least possible cost.
I have experience supervising in both union and non-union workplaces.
Supervised second shift production. Ran up to four production lines along with supervising maintenance, warehouse and quality testing areas. Made all day to day decisions concerning how to best use resources available to best ensure maximum quality and throughput to meet customer needs while maximizing profits.
Monitored employee safety and performance. Cross trained employees to ensure ability to best utilize personnel, Recommended changes in production schedules, personnel and equipment to streamline production.
Ensured all changeover procedure were followed. This included ensuring proper equipment cleaning and sanitizing, old product removal from production area, proper accounting of all raw material and finished goods, packaging and labeling changeover, code changes and accuracy , Checked all raw materials for accuracy and availability to insure minimum changeover downtime. Monitored production speed to ensure company standards were being met.
Made daily reports to upper management concerning productions goals met, issues found and recommendations for future runs. Gave daily feedback concerning improvements that could be made to improve profitability.
Addressed employee and production issues to determine and implement optimal resolutions, preventing wasted resources and maintaining schedules.
Assisted in changeover of accounting methods of raw material trc king , production scheduling and reporting and raw material tracking to optimize inventory turnover.
Responsible for entire third shift production. I handled all reporting, personnel issues, quality control, production decisions and planning. In addition, I was responsible for third ahidt warehouse, sanitation and maintenance.
Responsible for entire third shift production. I handled all reporting, personnel issues, quality control, production decisions and planning. In addition, I was responsible for third shift warehouse, sanitation and maintenance.
Manager of a small, family owned bakery producing a variety including g French Bread, Italian Bdread, Hoagies and buns primarily for the restaurant industry. Responsible for production planning, training, packaging and route loading Took customer calls to fulfill late requests, resolve service and schedule concerns, and schedule deliveries. Controlled costs through ingredient utilization, efficient flow planning and payroll control. Planned and implemented new procedures to more efficiently utilize limited resources to ensure timely delivery of quality product to meet customer needs.
Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to keep production operating at peak levels and consistently meet challenging daily demands.
Responsible for producing snack cakes (Hostess) and Bread (Wonder Bread) on high speed production lines. Managed 20-30 employees in a union environment. Set production standards and conducted needed training. Created timely reports using and Excel and Lotus spreadsheets. Prevented production delays by daily walkthroughs to check equipment readiness. Monitored weights, quality of mixes/doughs, ingredients, and proper time and temperature. Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste. Reviewed individual employee performance on annual basis to correct issues and enhance productivity. Planned and delegated work to meet planned project and production goals.
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