Dynamic and technically-savvy Management Professional eager to contribute exceptional strengths in driving safety, production, and quality operations toward supporting the employer in optimizing bottom-line performance.
Significant experience in HSE (health, safety, environmental) management, production scheduling, warehouse organization, equipment/machine troubleshooting, inventory control, and supplier relations.
Harness enthusiasm and energy to motivate teams, resolve conflicts, elevate morale, and steer personnel to achieve productivity excellence; experienced with both union and non-union settings.
Proficiency in quality control and assurance, facility management, program/project leadership, staffing, budgeting, and forecasting.
Reputation for superior initiative, hands-on management style, establishing a cooperative climate across multiple departments, and identifying opportunities which will result in long-term benefits for the employer.
Able to precisely define goals, uncover challenges, propose modifications, and drive solution implementation to achieve measurable and immediate process improvements.
Unwavering commitment to ensuring and balancing safety and quality compliance; enforce adherence to OSHA criteria and conduct frequent safety meetings to maximize awareness and engagement.
Honeywell Safety Products, Rock Island, IL, 2007 to Present
Spearhead fast-paced production operations throughout six departments, proficiently directing, supervising and motivating 92 employees in a union environment.
Orchestrated full TPS deployment throughout production areas to accelerate output.
Steer broad-based projects focused on optimizing safety, quality and efficiency; most recently captured annual savings of $230K.
Facilitate regular Safety Committee (HSE) meetings involving management and bargaining unit employees.
Drive Continuous Improvement (CI) teams, resourcefully utilizing Six Sigma tools to rectify identified issues.
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Professional Experience continued
Drastically slashed employee turnover from 153% to 36% surpassing goal of 50% reduction during first year in role.
Initiated training, analyzed metrics, restructured various processes and elevated personnel to decrease non-conformances by 51% from previous year.
General Grind and Machine, Aledo, IL, 2000 to 2007
Directed 90+ employees and five supervisors in cost-effectively manufacturing components for agricultural, logging, earth moving, automobile, and firearms industries.
Demonstrated exemplary prioritization and organizational skills in preparing production schedules, creating comprehensive training program and associated materials, and devising, enforcing and documenting safety policies and procedures.
Leveraged FIFO (first in, first out) methodology to expedite warehouse activities at 50,000 sq. ft. receiving facility.
Established, nurtured and managed strong vendor relationships to recently generate $300K in savings.
Led all areas to perform above 100% of goals.
Prior background includes role as Production Supervisor for Olsen Engineering, Eldridge, IA.
Business Management Degree in progress, Western International University
Lean Management Certification C Project Leader Level
Management Training: Conflict Resolution, Team Building, Just In Time (JIT)
Six Sigma Trained, SSGB C Project Leader Level
TPS Trained and Implemented C Trainer Level
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I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a manufacturing management capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I bring to you strong production management experience, outstanding expertise in achieving cost savings, and an exemplary blend of talents in lean methods, employee leadership, quality assurance, and strengthening production efficiency. To complement these qualifications, I offer a steadfast commitment to driving continuous improvements which is paramount in the production industry.
As a proactive contributor to your organization, you will find me to be a highly motivated professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior self-initiative, unparalleled resourcefulness, and well-honed leadership attributes. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to <insert name of organization>, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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It was a pleasure (speaking with you/meeting with you) on [insert date here]. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the time you spent with me, as well as to express my appreciation for the information you offered. I am still very interested in the [insert name of position] position, and I am convinced that it is the right job for me. I feel my background and qualifications prepare me well for the challenges and responsibilities we discussed.
The position as you described it to me would combine my strong skills in [insert two skills or qualities here]. This would allow me to make the same valuable contribution to your organization as I ve made to my past employers a win-win proposition for both of us.
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