Manufacturing and production professional skilled in leading highly motivated shipping team and using lean processes to reduce costs and increase process efficiency.
Experienced in production and shipping, processes and scheduling
Knowledgeable of quality control standards
Hazardous material handling and shipment processing FedEx,UPS & LTL
Knowledge of 5S methodology
Experience in value stream mapping
Dedication to product and shipment quality
Value stream mapping
Conditioning and quality procedure expertise
Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to efficiently meet shipping requirements.Contributed to a decrease in labor through improvements in shipping and inventory through the implementation of a cycle counting program using of hand held scanners.
Throughout my years of service we maintain high quality and safety standards.
05/2003 - 03/2016
Landaal Packaging Systems － Burton, MIShipping Supervisor
12 years 11 months) 3256B Iron.St. Burton, Mi.
A Tier 1 supplier of GM, Ford and other automotive subsidiaries: Currently responsible for shipping GMSPO, and assorted products, material and service for customers thru the EDI system with integrated systems connections to Landaal EDI network.
We train and utilize a CUSTOMER AND TEAM focused group using an integrated scanning system to locate and ship parts and material our customer base while maintaining inventory accuracy through a cycle counting program.
This increased our ability to provide our customer with a quality product on time.
Started as temp to hourly in the production area in January of 1987 to 1989.
Promoted to Production Supervisor to several different levels, Production Manager in 1992 at Flint Coating Air park Facility (Powder Coating Engine heads and Blocks).
I went back to the Electro coating Division in 1993 at same position.
In 1994 Promoted to the Plant Manager position to engineer the start up of Universal Applicators at the time was one of the largest dual paint processing facility, Powder and Ecoat facility under one roof in Grand Blanc for Wesley Industries in the country with gross sale of more than $25 million a year, after receiving my degree in business from the Detroit College of Business.
Had an opportunity to work with several great leaders which encouraged and influenced me to continue my career in business.
I worked there until 1997 and was released due to personal conflicts with new Operations manager.
I returned to Wesley Industries in 1998 at the request of the owner of the company after he learned of some financial concerns I had while working there an asked if I would return and assist to rebuild it to where it was when I left but the company was soon purchased by Met-Kote which later closed the facility due to financial difficulties.
Detroit College of Business － Flint, MI, USABusiness Administration and Management, GeneralGPA: GPA: 3.5Business Administration and Management, General GPA: 3.5 General business and it practices which involves safety, communication, problem solving, human relations, economics, lean manufacturing, quality control, logistics and team work. Most of these were taught thru case studies and on the job because I worked in business and went to school at night. The college classes helped me tie it all together.
Grambling State University － Grambling State University, LA, USABasic Studies, Architecture/Design and MusicBasic Studies, Architecture/Design and Music Basic architectural drawing and design and music. Major study: including business and farming.
Born in Newellton La.
Date of Birth 18th of May, 1964
Lived in Michigan since 1985
Three Children and Six Grand Kids
Note: If you notice I worked at a couple of these jobs twice. The rest were short term fill in job because I don't like being without a job or unemployment. I am a person that is very dedicated to his job and work. This was instilled in us thru family values on a farm in Louisiana: Our Father.
Hobbies:Coaching football & all sports including hunting ,fishing, bowling and I like to travel
Important interest includes: Ethics, Fairness, Honesty
Family ,Animal Welfare ,Arts and Culture Children ,Civil Rights and Social Action. Education, Environment Health, Human Rights,
Volunteer supports: Church, Whaleys Children, Salvation Army and Good Will
Automotive Basics, cycle counting, economics, EDI, some engineering , financial P&L, drawing & design, human relations, maintaining inventory, Team building, Lean manufacturing, logistics, networking, packaging, industrial painting ( powder coating , E coating), problem solving, processes and process development , production, shipping and receiving, quality, quality control, receiving, safety, TEAMWORK .