senior production manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Well-qualified production management professional knowledgeable about allocating resources, optimizing production and increasing output with a hands-on and dedicated approach. Articulate and professional problem-solver with good relationship-building abilities. Proficient in planning and implementing production strategies. Experienced production professional with over 17 years of experience in production. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

  • SAP
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Project Leadership Skills
  • Supply Chain Distribution
  • Quality Control
  • Hiring Proficiency
  • Research Planning
  • Goal Attainment
  • Customer Relations
  • Strong Verbal Communication
  • Process Facilitation
  • Purchasing
  • 5S Methodology Principles
  • Assembly Sequencing
  • Just In Time Delivery (JIT)
  • Just In Sequence Delivery (JIS)
Education and Training
Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery, AL Expected in BBA : Business Management - GPA :

January 1998 - May 2002

Bullock County High School Union Springs, AL , Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :

August 1993 - May 1997

Amazon.Com, Inc. - Senior Production Manager
Franklin, TN, 09/2016 - Current
  • Direct all manufacturing operations within the plan and coordinates the work of the various departments though thorough familiarity with all manufacturing processes. Maintain awareness of shipping requirements, work schedules and quality requirements. Approve, monitor, and coordinate staffing levels: ratio of indirect to direct labor, over-all costs of doing business in the most cost efficient manner possible
  • Plan production operations, by establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products for MBUSI
  • Responsible for the selection and development of qualified individuals to ensure all short and long-term staffing needs are met and/or exceeded. Monitor and mentor individual members to ensure high degrees of skill level and job knowledge, while simultaneously ensuring members maintain a high degree of morale and sense of personal accomplishment
  • Analyze and determine material, equipment and staffing requirements by studying daily operation results, through daily meetings with subordinates. Consult with supervisors as to how to overcome production problems; and to follow-up to ascertain that problems have been corrected or to determine the next course of action to bring about a coordinated conclusion to the problem
  • Consult with ARD Accountant in developing annual operation budgets and controls based on analysis of sales volumes, maximum machine outputs (based on available man-hours) and projected operating efficiencies. Works with the accountant to determine an annual profit plan. Provide accounting with monthly labor hour estimates of indirect and direct labor for forecasting profit by month. Determine purchase burden on supplies and materials to assure proper and accurate cost control and accounting in areas within operations management control
  • Coordinate with the Human Resources Department to ensure all policies, procedures and practices are applied in a firm, fair and consistent manner; thus helping to minimize concerns and/or complains by individual members. Coordinate with HR to help maintain high levels of morale among all members. Works with HR in the development and implementation of new policies and/or procedures as may be required to ensure a safe, cost efficient and profitable overall plant effort
  • Conduct plant inspections to insure safe work practices by visual observations, memos, and personal guidance and, if necessary, corrective actions to ensure proper procedures and practices are being followed; thus helping to prevent accidents and unnecessary lost production. Accountable for ensuring all OSHA standards are met and/or surpassed within his/her areas of responsibility
  • Consult with the Site Mgr and department heads on all major cost reduction projects to discuss and determine their feasibility and chance for success; and to monitor and discuss their progress during implementation
  • Responsible for coordinating with all support/service departments, in the timely resolution of production problems, schedules, machinery requirements, staffing requirements and to ensure quality is maintained and customer satisfaction is delivered
  • Prepare operations schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications while working to continually exceed the customer’s increasing expectations
  • Identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement, ensure that Continuous Improvement activities are planned, implemented, measured, reported and reviewed in the respective area of responsibility
  • Communicate issues that cannot be resolved to Human Resources (HR), and develops an appropriate action plan with HR to correct the issue
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and solving problems
R.J. Corman - Operations Manager
Childersburg, AL, 02/2010 - 09/2016
  • Monitored and ensured all established production commitments are met. Determined responsibilities of assigned assistant manager positions to accomplish business objectives.
  • Provided guidance for the development of process plans, including setting and achieving the daily operation plan, personnel requirements, material needs, etc.
  • Reviewed, created production operating reports, and directed the resolution of production problems to ensure minimum costs and to prevent production delays.
  • Developed and maintained production business plan by monitoring the production business plans for operations, establishing production and quality control standards for all departments, and working with internal and external customers to meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Performed record keeping associated with the effective management of operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.
  • Ensured employees were trained to comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Worked directly with carriers to track and trace driver dispatch, in-time truck arrival at customer location, on-time truck departure of SEHA location, updated each shipment in-transit status, on-time truck arrival at the customer's site.
  • Mentored, coached, and developed subordinates; taking appropriate actions to ensure department efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Managed and controlled the claims process by analyzing on time delivery fail reasons in details, and verifying all shipments and extra cost with the accounting team.
Steris Corporation - Material Support Supervisor
City, STATE, 08/2007 - 02/2010
  • Followed approved work instructions and established department procedures while performing routing tasks involved in the movement of materials, parts, supplies and equipment to support both internal/external customers. This task was performed by utilizing pallet jacks, forklifts, dollies or other industrial equipment.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Responsible for creating, measuring, reporting data to support SQCD measurements.
  • Performed routine cycle counting activities of materials to verify accuracy. This is done either by counting or weighing parts.
  • Performed systematical transactions that accurately transferred materials and any other departmental transactions necessary to maintain inventory integrity in a timely manner in AS400/Oracle MRP Systems.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Identified, participated, and implemented continuous improvement activities to impact overall quality, cost, and delivery initiatives.
  • Participated in the identification and implementation of root cause and corrective action ideas.
  • Responded to inquiries concerning inventory and status.
  • Read and interpreted shop papers such as travelers, blueprints, and other work instruction documents.
U.S. Food Service - Team Leader Supervisor
City, STATE, 08/2002 - 08/2007
  • Trained new warehouse employees on safety procedures and provided updated safety manuals for review purposes.
  • Operated warehouse equipment and reported instances of safety code violations to management to reduce risk of accidents.
  • Promoted reduction in fulfillment errors by using RF scanners to quickly pick items to proper bins.
  • Recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
  • Inspected products for defects and damages and examined ingoing and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Managed merchandise inventory transactions.
  • Ensured consistent management of inventory levels and fostered product loss control.
  • Monitored employee performance and offered mentoring and leadership to improve any deficiencies.
  • Kept detailed records of inventories and merchandise inventory transactions.
  • Oversaw inventory control levels and verified storage and organization processes were upheld correctly.
  • Maintained established levels of goods based on sales forecasts and demand to fulfill orders on time.
  • Conducted inventory audits with 95% accuracy following company procedures.

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School Attended

  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Bullock County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Production Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Material Support Supervisor
  • Team Leader Supervisor


  • BBA
  • High School Diploma

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