Manufacturing and maintenance manager with extensive background. Knowledge of extrusion, injection molding, off-set and silk screen printing operations and equipment, GMPs, ISO •••••, team based management and lean manufacturing methods.•••••EXPERIENCE
TUBED PRODUCTS INC., Easthampton, MA
Manufacturer of plastic tubes
Tube Molding Supervisor and later Tooling Services Manager •••••
As a Tube Molding Supervisor, managed a twelve hour shift in the molding/extrusion of plastic tubes. As the Tooling Services Manager, managed the procurement of repair parts and supplies for manufacturing and maintenance, as well as new/replacement tooling. Also manages the Tool Crib operation that controls the storage and issue of these items to meet scheduled manufacturing production requirements. Works with engineering on tooling design changes and validations.
Eliminated problems of issuing incorrect tooling for changeovers, and improved overall quality of tooling.
Improved stockage of needed repair parts to reduce instances of not having needed repair parts by over •••••%.
Effectively managed a five million dollar annual budget
Successfully switched inventory and purchasing operations from utilizing Mapics software to JD Edwards software•••••CAVALERRO PLASTICS, INC., Pittsfield, MA
Custom injection molder.
Manufacturing Engineer •••••
Works directly for the company president to evaluate and improve current systems or implement new systems as needed in a wide variety of operations. These operations include quality, manufacturing, maintenance, production scheduling , and tool shop. Audits operations as needed. Relies heavily on statistical techniques to determine performance and trends. Trains personnel in new systems to ensure effective implementation.
Started implementation of team based management program for plant personnel.
Improved operations in the plant in several departments. Improvements included writing new procedures, training personnel, and recommending engineering changes to equipment as needed.•••••CARRIS REELS INC., Rutland, VT ••••• •••••
Reel manufacturer for the wire and cable industry
Manages the operation of a plastics injection molding and extrusion plant with forty-three assigned employees that molds/extrudes components for plastic reels and assembles these components into finished reels to customer specifications. Also manufactures wire reels made from 5/••••• wire that is bent and welded into finished reels. Responsible for all aspects of plant operation to include meeting production schedules, insuring effective quality systems, meeting budgetary requirements in both sales and cost management, and ensuring a safe environment for all employees.
Reduced customer complaints by •••••% through implementation of improved quality systems.
Developed and implemented manufacturing systems such as preventative maintenance programs, process control, and scheduling priority.
Reduced OSHA recordable accidents by •••••%through safety awareness training
Professionally developed all supervisors to improve their performance and achieve consistent operations and treatment of employees. •••••GW PLASTICS INC., Bethel, VT •••••
Custom Molding Manufacturer
Medical Molding Manager and Plant Maintenance Manager.
As the Medical Molding Manager, manages the operation of a clean room production area with nine injection molding machines ranging from ••••• ton to ••••• ton capacities. This department operates on a twenty-four hour seven day a week basis and produces several medical device components using a wide variety of specialty resins. As the plant maintenance manager, manages all aspects of maintenance operations for both the plant production equipment as well as facilities maintenance.
Increased production by •••••%.
Reduced customer complaints by over •••••%.
Significantly improved process control adherence in injection molding operations. •••••••••• ••••••••••CCL INTERNATIONAL, TUBE DIVISION, Harrisonburg, VA •••••
Manufacturer of aluminum and plastic tubes for packaging applications.
Shift Production Manager and later Plant Maintenance Manager.
Managed over forty employees to include two salaried supervisors in the manufacturing of aluminum tubes. This operation includes extrusion of tubes, printing, and packaging of finished product. Insured production schedule was followed and customer specifications requirements were met. Reported directly to the Aluminum Department Manager. Later awarded Plant Maintenance Manager position.
Increased production level on shift by over •••••% within six months.
Implemented scrap tracking system to identify specific causes for use in scrap reduction project.
Implemented preventative maintenance program for all plant equipment. •••••BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY, Canaan, CT •••••
Major manufacturer of medical device products.
Manufacturing Crew Coordinator
Supervised ••••• employees in manufacturing disposable hypodermic syringes and other medical device products. Insured production schedules were achieved on a consistent basis, quality met specification requirements, and adherence to all regulatory requirements. Reported to Director of Manufacturing.
My crew attained the highest overall level of production of any crew.
Developed and implemented push-pull system for better managing molding production output, resulting in •••••% reduction in needed molded parts inventory.
Wrote training program for Mold Set-up Personnel; standardized training and assured needed skills development.•••••CARPENTER INSULATION COMPANY, Foglesville, PA
Manufacturer of insulation products for construction purposes.
Assistant Plant Manager •••••
Managed several areas in a new plant with ••••• employees in manufacturing expandable polystyrene insulation products. Also responsible for plant safety, quality control and environmental program. Reported to Plant Manager.
Developed, implemented, and managed the inventory control system that tracked not only type of product but age as well. Improved inventory control, reducing inventory stockage requirements.
Set up quality control program for products manufactured, to include developing specifications for inspections, and training of personnel.
Effectively supervised production activities that could complete customer orders in less than ••••• hours from receipt.•••••COMMISSIONED OFFICER, U.S. ARMY
Aviation Logistics Officer •••••
Managed aircraft maintenance programs for units with up to ••••• assigned aircraft. This included managing preventative maintenance, aircraft repairs, quality control operations, repair parts operations, and movements planning operations. Commanded a unit with ••••• assigned personnel. Managed the Aviation Officer Logistics School with ••••• assigned instructors. Wrote/updated Aviation Management Manual for U.S. Army.
Commended with Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding job performed as a Company Commander.
Consistently achieved required aircraft readiness rates while serving as an Aviation Maintenance Officer.
Passed all external inspections in all jobs performed within the U.S. Army
Updated and reorganized entire Aviation Maintenance Management Course.•••••EDUCATION
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
MS Systems Management, •••••
University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
BA Chemistry with minor in Physics, •••••
Transportation Officer Basic and Advanced Courses
Rotary Wing Flight School and Maintenance Test Pilot Course.
Aviation Maintenance Officer School
Instructor Training and Criterion Referenced Training Development Courses.