Jeffrey G

Operations Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 75165


Operations Manager

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



SUMMARY An accomplished Sales, Manufacturing and Production professional offering experience and expertise in Industrial Chemical Coating Sales and Aluminum Extrusion plant operations. Well-versed and experienced in Sales and Marketing, Territory Development, Team Building, Lean Manufacturing and Quality initiatives including: Demand Flow ISO and 5 s programs. Accomplishments * Substantially reduced cost associated to shipments * Negotiated dedicated broker agreements * Replaced aging tractors with short & long term lease agreements thru Penske * Re-negotiated national fuel agreements thru Atlas Oil & COMDATA * Increased operational up-time by installing EZ Pass and electronic logs * Increased Extrusion Painting operations by 40% * Redirected operational tasks to labor departments, increasing departmental throughput relieving a bottleneck restricting operations * Negotiated Powder purchase agreements and stocking consignment inventories resulting in lower overhead cost, just in time deliveries, and quantity discounts (PPG/Sherwin Williams/TCI/IFS/Protech) * efficiently operating division at reduced mechanical capacity * Fire loss at beginning of New Year resulted in severe damage to most major components of the division. * Successfully recovered to operational status within 8 days of the incident and within 8 weeks successfully negotiated all losses with insurance, and had all replacement equipment (oven/Booth/Conveyor) in house and schedule for a 1 week (reduced from 4) installation project * Decreased departmental staffing by one-third (1/3) while increasing monthly throughput to record levels * Reorganized personnel so that packing labor utilization increased from 65-67% to 96-98% utilizing less labor to execute packaging finalization, increasing labor throughput * Management of remote Extrusion Operations for three (3) months - Leased facility * Due to a catastrophic equipment failure, I was assigned to another facility that we leased presses and personnel, managing all operational concerns (billet purchase/scrap accounting/scheduling/operations/shipments) 2006-08 HYDRO ALUMINUM NA - Phoenix, AZ Extrusion/Tooling Manager - responsible for 4 presses, Extrusion Tooling (feasibility / layout / ordering) based upon "Hydro Aluminum Best Practices", Continuous Process Improvement re-implementation, with Direct Management of 4 Managers, 7 Supervisors, and 80 union employees. Selected Accomplishment * Successfully initiated and implemented Extrusion Plant Restructuring Under direction of the Western Region VP I was tasked to restructure extrusion operations, continuous process improvement, ISO/QS processes and procedures Accomplishments * Increased throughput by 40% * Reversal of negative profits by 154% * Full Project Completion of the following: ~ Purchase, permit & installation of two (2) building additions (50k sq/ft) ~ Purchase, refurbish and install 1650T 7" press * Transition plant operations from secondary power to primary power * Negotiate $250,000 in rebates for power and gas transitions * Implementation of powder and chemical purchase, stock and consignment agreements * Implementation of pricing modules * Purchase and installation of a custom heat-treating oven * Refurbish and increase capacity of existing heat-treating oven * Installation of an additional gas supply Accomplishments include: * Increased productivity from 1850 to 2200 net lbs/hr * Standardized tooling inventory and brought first-time yield in excess of 90% * Reduced process scrap 1999 - 00 Interim Plant Manager - Responsibilities and accomplishments include: * 350 Employees, 10 Managers, & 19 Supervisory personnel * Negotiating 3 year Collective Bargaining Agreement Management rep. for agreement 1st & 2nd step arbitration * Casting 4 Presses Anodizing Fabrication Paint Line Packaging shipping quality Maintenance Production Control Sales * Developed Production Plans based on sales forecasts and plant capacities * Metal flow and Purchases 1998 - 99 Production Manager - over Casting. Die Repair, Extrusion, Anodizing, WWT/CRU, Paint Line, Packing, Shipping and Quality departments, with 350 Employees, 8 manager, and 14 Supervisory personnel. * Continuous Process Improvement Engineer * Tool & Die Quotations * Safety Coordinator * Field Rep for customer relations and quality troubleshooting * Disposition 1st step grievances 1996 - 98 Finishing/Anodizing Manager - for a 2-step Electrolytic Color Anodizing System, 25' Vertical Ransburg Paint Line, WWT/CRU System, and Packaging Dept. * Improved technical competence, capacity utilization and reduced rework required * Increased productivity & Profitability * Project Manager - Design, approval & construction of an automated WWT system 96 Extrusion Manager - for 4 Presses, Die Shop, and Casting facility * Increased Productivity and Reduced Scrap * Member Project Team for upgrading Extrusion equipment including Press overhaul and replacement of Handling equipment * Tool & Die Layout, Quotations, Vendor accountability 95 HYDRO ALUMINUM - Holland, MI Extrusion Supervisor - 2 press operation - 3500T and 2700T, using alloys 1x, 3x, and 6x, serving automotive market 94 EASCO ALUMINUM - Winton, NC Extrusion General Foreman - responsible for a 3 press operation and a 4 booth electrostatic paint line, supplying residential, pool & patio, and drawn tube markets. Press sizes: 2250T & 1800T Alloys: 1x, 3x, 6x 93 INTERNATIONAL EXTRUSION CORP. - Waxahachie, TX & Alhambra, CA Extrusion General Foreman / Supervisor - responsible for a 5 and 4 press operations supplying architectural, residential, and custom extrusion markets. Presses included: 3500T, 2500T, 1800T, 1650T, using 6x alloys