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GENERAL MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS & PLANNING
Professional capable of immediate impact on organizations issues with respect to senior level management, operations, plant/facilities management, supply chain management, production, scheduling & planning, business development, staff training & development, operations and administration.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
BS Degree with extensive professional experience in manufacturing operations, engineering management, plant/facilities management, strategic & organizational planning, business operations and administration. Bottom line executive with a proven track record in increasing operational efficiency, generating cost savings and contributing to company profits. Demonstrated ability to successfully lead cross-functional teams and manage complex projects. Designed and implemented policies and procedures with respect to operations/administration, production & planning, new product development, business operations and administration. Sustained productivity, profitability, and quality gains using lean manufacturing techniques, JIT, Kan Bans, continuous process improvement team initiatives and supplier partner programs.
Expertise and Knowledge in areas such as:
- General Management
- Safety Programs
- Regulatory Compliance
- Operations & Planning
- Production & Planning
- Quality Control
- Manufacturing Operations
- Supply Chain Management
- Environmental Management
- Six Sigma, TPM & SPC
- Cost Controls
- Facilities Layout/Management
- Performance Analysis
- Policy Design
ESTABLISHED joint manufacturing and marketing partnerships to improve effectiveness of business planning, managing new product launches and to identify and manage product design and process improvements. Results included an increase in on time delivery performance from ••••• to •••••%, reduction in inventory investment in a high mix product line by •••••% and a reduction of plant overhead and direct labor costs of •••••%.
SERVED as architect and later managed a large scale automation implementation program. Designed and built in stages the first fully automated high speed Lamp production line for single ended Metal Halide products. Designed and implemented over a six year period at a total project cost of $••••• million. This project reduced the variable cost of production by •••••% and created the capacity to be able to grow unit sales by •••••% per year.
DIRECTED a design-to-cost project initiative which combined product redesign and process changes based upon customer input and competitor benchmarking findings to reduce product costs on the High Pressure Sodium product line by •••••%. The project resulted in a •••••% increase in sales units, recapture of lost market share for a mature product line, and improved price and margins through reduced product costs and the creation of new value added product features.
TURNED around a major problem where a plant was under citation from OSHA for multiple machine guarding violations. Initiated and successfully implemented a team based machine guarding program which completely guarded the whole factory (••••• machine groups) for $2 million or •••••% under budget and completed the task 6 months in advance of schedule. OSHA was so impressed with the results that they requested permission to video tape the plant for use as a training video.
Great North Property Management, Portsmouth, NH
Regional Manager V New Hampshire & Maine ( February ••••• to October •••••)
Property Manager V Bretton Woods, NH (April ••••• V January •••••)
Consult and advise multiple Boards of Directors and Real Estate Developers on Policy, Construction and maintenance projects, property management, and legal issues.
Manage Direct report employees and contractors on construction and renovation projects to ensure all projects are completed on time, within budget, and within specification. .
FAIRBANKS SCALES INCORPORATED, St. Johnsbury, VT
Project Coordinator V USEPA Superfund site , Lyndonville, VT (Jun •••••May •••••)
Project management responsibilities working under an EPA compliance mandate with respect to toxic gas and waste material control, system maintenance, and overall site management.
Monitor and react to site activities, ensuring compliance with EPA consent decree.
Provide written reports to EPA that reflects site readings as they pertain to methane generation and landfill control procedures.
Operations Manager(Jan ••••• July •••••)
Managed the operational and administrative effort of a staff of up to ••••• professionals involved in the manufacture and distribution of all light capacity scale products and electronics instrumentation.
Held full P&L responsibility for annual direct customer sales of approximately $••••• million plus intercompany sales of electronics and aftermarket repair parts contributing to another $••••• million in net sales.
Manufacturing processes included metal forming and fabrication, primarily stainless steel, painting, welding, pcb assembly, surface mount (FUJI automation) and thru hole, cable assembly, electronics and fabrication, mechanical and electronics assembly, packing , shipping.
SIEMENS CORPORATION V OSRAM SYLVANIA V GTE,
Plant Manager V Osram Sylvania Products, Inc., Manchester, NH( Feb ••••• Jan •••••)
Directed the North American manufacturing operation for a high growth, $••••• million+ High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting Business.
P&L responsibility for all three Lamp product lines produced in Manchester, NH manufacturing plant employing in excess of ••••• employees.
Responsible for on-site equipment and automation development group and dotted line responsibility for product development organization.
Controller V Osram Sylvania Products, Inc., Manchester, NH (•••••)
Responsible for the financial management of the North American HID Lighting manufacturing operations.
Initiated the strategic plan and budgetary approvals for the automation of Metal Halide products.
Proposed and participated in the successful consolidating of the Sylvania Canada Lighting operation into the Manchester••••• NH plant that resulted in a $•••••,••••• per year savings in operating costs.
Manager, International Financial Operations V GTE International Lighting
Division, Danvers, MA (•••••)
Controller V GTE American Mine Tool Co., Madisonville, KY (•••••)
Previous positions included financial support positions of increasing responsibility at multiple manufacturing locations (•••••)
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting,
Penn State University, State College, PA
GTE Executive Development Program (••••• months), GTE , Norwalk, CT
Manufacturing Management Institute (••••• months), Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC
••••• hour Waste Management Operation Certification, Clean Harbors Corp., Rockland, MA
Breakthrough Technologies, Six Sigma, Process Quality Improvement
••••• Group International, (TGI), Total Cycle Time Management
Global 8D Training, Ford Fairlane & FMEA training, JBK Associates
Director Manager partner