Results-driven Operations Manager specializing in fast-paced Manufacturing/Production environments eager to contribute expertise in optimizing processes, controlling costs and maximizing productivity, quality and profitability toward supporting the employer in achieving and surpassing operational and financial performance goals.
Ø Strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects, including extensive knowledge of client relations, expense control, facility management, labor relations, operations management, process improvement and product development as well as strategic planning and project management methodologies.
Ø Effectively lead top-performing teams to increase productivity of plant operations while maintaining quality of products at all times.
Ø Strategically enhance operational efficiencies by designing and implementing innovative systems.
Ø Possess an extensive knowledge of consumer grade products, materials management, and shipping.
Ø Conduct budget control analyses, buy outs, invoicing, anticipated cost reports, and payable verifications.
Ø Possess in-depth knowledge of market deployments, cross-functional team leadership, as well as Vendor Relations Management.
Ø Multiple years of experience as an Operations Manager in the manufacturing sector.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Consistently focus on ensuring development of efficiency best-practices.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong safety and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Recognized as SME in identifying areas of opportunity and creating actionable plans to enhance performance across all levels of the organization.
Ø Increased packaged sugar production from 2.8 to 4.2 million pounds/day thus increasing efficiency and productivity of plant operations.
Ø Improved performance average of 33%; strengthened per day shipments from 80 to 120 trucks; eliminated grievances from an average of 20 per month to 0 for 6 consecutive months.
Ø Spearheaded the restructuring and revitalization of business operations in $173 million facility.
Ø Defined critical business metrics and strategy for achievement, guiding development, execution and oversight of ISO 9001 certification programs leading to efficient use of materials and productive capacity.
Ø Earned 2005 Turn-Around Plant of the Year Award for facilitating exceptional efficiency and revenue growth.
Ø Effectively directed teams of up to 465, consisting of both union and non-union employees that ranged from entry-level production workers to shift supervisors and department managers.
Ø Developed and administered annual operating budgets in excess of $15 million; continually found innovative ways to reduce waste, eliminate unnecessary expenses, and cut production costs to sustain optimal profitability.
Ø Increased profits from $6 million in 2003 to $24 million in 2004 and from $50 million in 2005 to $68 million in 2006 for Johns-Manville.
n M.A. C Organization Management, University of Phoenix
n B.A. C General Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University
n Specialized Training C Six Sigma Black Belt, ISO 9000 Certified Auditor, Conflict Resolution and Team Building, Kepner Tregoe Problem Solving, Production Management Strategies, Food Safety
Production Manager, Domino Sugar 2006-2008
Primary responsibilities included restructuring and rebuilding one of the largest packaging businesses in North America. Specific functions and accomplishments included;
Directed and led team comprised of 400 hourly employees and 65 salaried employees across Processing, Production, Warehouse, Shipping, Empty Packaging, Maintenance, Engineering, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and Finance;
Improved efficiency and productivity by 10% through insitution of strategic operational initiatives;
Increased packaged sugar production from 2.8 to 4.2 million pounds/day, enabling the company to meet customer demands, increase sales revenue, and regain business from subcontractors.
Plant Superintendent, Johns-Manville 2004-2006
Primary responsibilities included comprehensive management and oversight of restructuring and revitalization of business operations in $173 million facility. Specific functions and accomplishments included;
Executed forecasting, budgeting, and financial control with ultimate responsibility for optimizing profit performance;
Coordinated engineering, maintenance, and quality control for production of multiple product lines;
Effectively led management team of 22, directing 300 union employees.
Operations Manager, GAF Materials Corporation 2003-2004
Primary responsibilities included providing extensive expertise and leadership critical for achieving business objectives. Specific functions and accomplishments included;
Formulated strategy and action plans to meet goals for production, engineering and maintenance operations for $71,000,000 plant employing 105 unionized personnel;
Led initiative related to installation of new management operating systems resulting in significantly improved productivity, accountability, expectations and organizational communication.
Operations Leader, Owens Corning 2002-2003
Primary responsibilities included development and execution of aggressive change management plan for $80,000,000 union fiberglass factory. Specific functions and accomplishments included;
Performed financial analysis and planning and established business objectives with full accountability for P&L performance;
Supplied leadership for new initiatives as well as management and development of 140 union personnel;
Energized the implementation of Six Sigma and lean manufacturing practices resulting in significantly reduced waste and improved efficiency by 25% in three months.
- Production Manager, Sonoco Global Packaging Company
- Branch Oversight Manager, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation
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Senior Operations Manager
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Dear RECIPEINT NAME:
Recent research into COMPANY NAME prompted me to immediately update my resume for your review. Based on my knowledge of this company, I am very interested in interviewing for STATE POSITION YOU ARE SEEKING. I offer several years progressive advancement in key roles, most recently as Production Manager with Domino Sugar. I am skilled at all phases of planning, supervising, and execution of medium to large scale manufacturing projects. I am particularly skilled at productions and revenue increases, working directly with all departmental resources, scheduling and process tracking, billing and billing reviews, directing and leading staff, understanding project plans and specifications, and problem solving with minimal impact to the overall operation.
I have worked as a technical expert in various forms within this sector so I am accustomed to integrating into various cultures and environments. I am experienced at managing others as well as developing and implementing best practices models to increase efficiency and thus completion of projects on time and on budget. I offer several years of formal training and education as well as progressive advancement within companies due to excelling at responsibilities and making significant contributions the projects to which I am assigned.
I am an exceptionally hard worker and my peers consider me a strong team player. My enthusiasm comes from working directly with products and streamlining and improving processes as evidenced by my accomplishments and contributions to my past employers. I am also capable of assimilating into a new environment easily and feel that I could quickly become part of your team. I enjoy the chance to work directly with various departmental resources in both learning and mentoring fashions. I am selectively seeking a company who is progressive thinking and in need of a professional who can make an immediate and positive impact on productivity and processes. Further I am open to discussing relocation if this should be a requirement.
After your review of my resume, I hope you will agree that this would be a mutually beneficial arrangement. I plan to call you early next week. At that time, I can answer questions concerning my background and experience and we can discuss the desirability of an introductory meeting. Please contact me sooner if you wish to talk before then. I look forward to speaking with you.
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