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RssVP Operations

Companies looking for an intensely motivated, innovative, results-oriented and forthright Operations Executive

Operations Manager

About Me


Manufacturing & Production


Operations Manager


MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Business expansion and cost support – Spearheaded the development of a green field Mexican maquilla manufacturing facility. Development of this new facility was accomplished in less than one year. Shut down and moved an Arkansas facility into the new facility. This new facility also allowed us to obtain an additional $5,000,000 in new revenue. (05) • Safety improvement - Managed significant safety improvements, including 4 years without a lost time accident, over 2,000,000 worked hours (03, 04, 05, 06). This was accomplished through management involvement and improved work procedures. • Cost avoidance - Fought the Washington bureaucratic nightmare and won the elimination of Section 201 anti-dumping duties on steel imported from Europe saving over $3,000,000 and more importantly the business (01) • Customer Support – Orchestrated over seven years of greater than 99% on-time customer deliveries (99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05). • Purchasing – Leveraged steel procurement that achieved a $2,000,000 savings by developing new supply chain management initiatives. (98)

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Work Experiences

10/2008 - 1/2009

Self Employed Consultant


  • manufacturing due diligence

5/1998 - 9/2006

Indiana Tube

Director / VP

  • Held a broad scope of responsibilities including P & L accountability, the management of all product manufacturing and the operational support functions (e.g. engineering, maintenance, HR, procurement, material management, IT, finance, quality control) for the multi-plant manufacturing division

7/1985 - 5/1998

Gemtron Corp


  • Held increasing responsibilities during my progressive advancement, including the manufacture of all product, the operational support functions of engineering, maintenance, HR, procurement, material management) for a multi-division manufacturing operation (Ceramic glass, fabricated tempered glass, plastic injection molding). During the later part of my career at this company I had accountability for supporting six plant locations in three countries in the areas of process improvement, cost reduction, new equipment design and fabrication, new technology development and exchange, plant expansions, and technical consulting.