Product Launches / Layouts / Plant Startups / Production Improvement / Quality / Training Vendor Selection / Safety / Metal / Maintenance / Equipment Setup / Materials / Cost Reduction
Built new production processes and helped establish new manufacturing plants providing metal products to small and Fortune ••••• automotive companies GM, Ford and Daimler-Chrysler. Manage materials, production, product movement and operations to maximize output, efficiencies and quality. Contain costs while increasing production, customer satisfaction and profitability. Well versed in the process automation techniques related to producing iron and steel, refining and production of either high or low volume metal products.
Rapidly synthesizing information and making timely, high-quality decisions. Renowned for ability to achieve substantial scrap reductions, effective team building, continuous process improvement, lean manufacturing successes, goal setting and implementing cutting edge equipment. Adaptable leader and strong delegator known for building team participation in problem solving.
· Designed effective production plan enabling new Nucor plant to meet high volume production goals. · Supported first direct reduced iron production method that secured $•••••M Steel Dynamics revenue stream. · Delivered new Nucor Fastener plant operations procedure from concept to production in ••••• months. · Developed Steel Dynamics training program that allowed production to begin three months early.
Key Skills: Exceptional leader. Entrepreneurial strengths. Win cooperation at all levels. Highly competitive. Quick thinker. Great team player. Gets things done quickly. Action-oriented. Effective at organizing labor. Meet demanding objectives. Problem solver. Proven record of success. Mobile equipment certified. Competitor.
Education: MBA and BBA, Business Administration and Business Management, Almeda University.
Key Accomplishments Designed effective production plan enabling new Nucor plant to meet high volume production goals. Company built new plant shell and had no production layout. Evaluated scope of project to design full-cycle manufacturing structure. Established correct production equipment process, material flows, packaging, warehousing and shipment routines. Set flow, annealing, sand blasting, plating and parkerizing functions. Directed cross-functional work group in daily proper maintenance and repair of plant machinery. Oversaw safe and timely on-site employee training. Managed routines to have all employees at •••••% efficiency within six months. Supported $5M per month immediate revenue stream with high quality products that encountered industry low defect results.
Supported first direct reduced iron production method that secured $•••••M Steel Dynamics revenue stream. Oversaw construction of new iron dynamics division. Plant was first of its kind in the world to produce direct reduced iron. Researched equipment and suppliers to determine correct equipment needs and lowest cost vendors. Established layout of operations equipment, conveyors and elevators. Designed and set production and equipment controls in $•••••M plant. Trained employees on safe use of equipment. Within two years the plant became a worldwide trendsetter, drawing large numbers of international visitors.
Delivered new Nucor Fastener plant operations procedure from concept to production in ••••• months. New •••••,••••• sq. ft. plant was approved. Project required plant layout, purchasing building, securing equipment and hiring of work force. Prioritized needs and determined people were critical resource as building was easily secured and outfitted. Hired and trained employees at sister production facility. Core group completed installing equipment and began meaningful production within a ••••• month period.
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Developed Steel Dynamics training program that allowed production to begin three months early. New business division was being developed and training for new production processes was required. Selected to design, implement and maintain training program to educate new employees on safe and efficient manufacturing steps. Designed step-by-step training package that boosted understanding and allowed fast and safe use of production and mobile equipment use in the casting area. Trained and certified ••••• employees on cranes, gradalls, forklifts and skid steers. Integrated floor layout to mirror training sites. Open production with high efficiency and low injury results. Saved company thousands of dollars in labor and special equipment costs and allowed company to open plant three months early, accelerating $•••••M in revenue growth.
Steel Dynamics, Inc., a $•••••M steel and iron company. Production Supervisor, ••••• to Present. Responsible for the day-to-day production of steel products including rolled steel, I-beams, T-bar and angle iron for the automotive industry. Hire, develop and retain qualified non-union industrial operation employees. Adjust chemical components to maintain product integrity. Evaluate production equipment and vendors to purchase new equipment and establish service agreements. Assist in drawing up new design and production layouts for operations equipment. Oversee ••••• employees and manage $•••••K budget.
Shift Leader, ••••• to ••••• Served as key team manager in overseeing the construction of new iron dynamics facility. Developed new procedures, production methodologies, safety routines and training programs. Led pulpit operations. Supervised production and contract employees.
Nucor Fastener, a $•••••M producer of steel fasteners. Supervisor, ••••• to ••••• Supervised ••••• non-union employees in forming operations, steel annealing, quality control, tool room and coating processes. Established floor layouts, researched capital equipment for purchase and built relationships with vendors for start up plant. Directed and oversaw safety programs. Managed maintenance and repair of plant machinery. Conducted test runs of newly purchased equipment. Determined appropriate prints for producing quality bolts and nuts. Managed $•••••K budget.
••••• Miller Electric Company, a commercial and residential electrical services company. Electrician, ••••• to ••••• Installed circuit wiring in residential and commercial buildings. Directed two employees making modifications. Managed scheduling of labor to meet demanding completion of projects.
Weingart, Inc., a producer of test and injection molding equipment. Electrician Apprentice, ••••• to ••••• Completed 5,••••• educational program hours to become an electrical tradesman. Mastered test equipment, machine wiring, hydraulics, pneumatics and instrument controller skills.