Full Time employment in the Quad Cities area.
- •••••+ years experience with Paper Industry
- Proven history of successful management and production quality control.
- Expert at streamlining operations, increasing efficiency, and improving overall product quality.
Certified training and workshops
Behavioral Science Technology safety process
Coaching skills for development
Managing resistance to change
Mutual Gains bargaining workshop
Jointness Leadership workshop
Team skills training
High Performance team definition and development
Change Acceleration Process
Fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing
Proven team building skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to see an entire scope of a project or process
High level of capability in all Microsoft Office software. Designed computer system to manage site operations (production/financials and reporting).
Strong troubleshooting skills
••••• to ••••• Paper Industry Kimberly Clark
7/1/••••• to •••••/•••••/••••• Site Quality Manager
Ensures that site meets all corporate, sector and legal requirements for quality measurement and control; Develops and maintain partnerships with suppliers, vendors and contract packagers to manage waste, improve efficiencies, quality and control costs; Manage all commercializations; Manage customer complaints and investigations; Lead and improve process control through the Centerlining process. Implement and train all quality systems.
1/1/••••• to 7/1/••••• Converting Operations Leader IV
Managed 9 product lines. Developed High Performance teams. Installed new packaging equipment. Responsible for day-to-day leadership and management of production lines and teams. Lead and manage product and raw material trials.
••••• to ••••• Paper Industry
•••••/1/••••• to 1/1/••••• Converting Operations Leader III
Managed 4 product lines. Responsible for day-to-day leadership and management of production lines and teams.
•••••/1/••••• to •••••/1/••••• Converting Operations Leader
Managed 2 new product lines in paper converting. First experience in managing a converting operation. Worked directly with Corporate Marketing Teams with new product development. Developed operations team into a High Performance self managing team. Very successful operation.
9/1/••••• to •••••/1/••••• Mill Safety Resource/Contract Packaging Resource
Developed a Behavioral Safety process for the site with Behavioral science Technology Corp. Led a mill-wide multi-departmental team. Managed products produced at Contract Packagers throughout Wisconsin. Managed schedules, product development, quality and waste.
1/1/••••• to 9/1/••••• Process Technician
Controlled and tested all chemical systems and controllers for 4 paper machines and 3 different paper technologies
9/1/••••• to 1/1/••••• Stat/Technician
Compiled and reported production daily. Part of the team who developed the first computerized production tracking/data base for the site. Trended and reported waste for Converting Operations.
3/1/••••• to 9/1/••••• Consumer Representative Shift Manager
First experience in managing people both directly with the quality testing operators to indirectly with the operations employees around quality parameters and specifications.
9/•••••/••••• to 3/1/••••• Operations employee
Worked as an assistant to the Quality Manager; Worked as an operator in Bath Tissue, Facial, and Chem Prep for the paper machines.
••••• -Installed 5 new pieces of converting equipment and commercialized new Choose-A-Size Toweling codes.
-Trialed and fully commercialized basis weight reductions for business without losing properties in the products. Business realized a $•••••,••••• annual cost reduction.
- Reduced carton weight and realized a $•••••,••••• annual cost reduction on carton price.
- Production Site had only 1 customer complaint in the past 4 years.
••••• - Production Site Awarded Professional mill Quality of the Year Award
••••• - Production Site Awarded lowest Customer complaints of all mills (0 customer complaints)
••••• -Changed carton top flap design and improved efficiency •••••%. Shelf life on cartons increased from 3 weeks to 6 months without any runnability issues. Waste on cartons reduced •••••%.
••••• - Reduced carton weight. Business realized a $•••••,••••• annual cost reduction on carton price.
••••• - Designed a production/inventory and financial system to tie in all data from the site.