Detailed oriented and highly articulate manufacturing and production professional, skilled in directing operations and activities within production area. Employs strong organizational skills, leadership and thorough knowledge regarding many aspects of the production process to achieve organizational goals by utilizing lean manufacturing to reduce costs, product quality, labor efficiency, timely delivery and safety.
Career Objective : Managing and directing production processes while ensuring optimum utilization of resources to increase cost savings, quality, yields, output and efficiency of production.
Created workforce planning and development models to inform quarterly scheduling and processes. Developed and maintained strong and clear communication and rapport with plant personnel. Coached employees in developing and achieving individual performance goals. Budgeted monthly departmental expenses and implemented cost controls. Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop a high performing team. Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints. Implemented root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality. Troubleshooted problems with equipment, devices or products. Worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
Responsible for delegating, managing, planning scheduling and approving and organizing daily production workload, employee time keeping, product quality and accountability. Make daily production reports reflecting inventories, waste, safety, and GMP's. MAintained USDA regulation. Followed AIB, HAACP, and OSHA regulations. Met production cost schedule and maintains quality requirements. Implemented procedures with regard to production, food safety, and product quality. Manage the production and process functions by following established production schedules to maximize the utilization of equipment and associates with in the facility. Experienced union contract negotiations, and effectively resolved union grievances, reducing company grievance payments saving an overall 10% annually.
Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment.Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.Selected products for specific routes according to pick sheets.Key member of global distribution operations team, which coordinated shipments across 5 countries.Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.Oversaw special orders and after-hours, urgent shipping jobs.Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse stock.Oversaw hiring and training of 30-40 new employees each quarter.Drafted budgets, monitored warehouse costs and reduced expenses by 25%.Reduced and controlled expenses by 15%. Managed team of 75 union professionals.
Coursework in Business Administration and Finance
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