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Production Supervisor - 20 Years of Experience - Near 29229


Production Supervisor

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SUMMARY I am an aggressive self-starter with a can do attitude. I have 20+ years of management experience. I offer extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing, team leadership and conflict resolution skills. I have experience in advanced methods of manufacturing production to include: welding, e-kote, paint, powder coating, assembly, inventory control, packaging, continuous improvement and logistics. My wiliness to get the job done right the first time along with my concern for safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale enables me to form a cohesive team that is ready to perform for all challenges. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Team Leadership and Management Straight Up Southern: I coach and lead three Supervisors in apparel production, shipping and receiving. I have implemented many Lean tools for continuous improvement. One large undertaking is the tier meeting system that brings awareness and visibility to the Big 5, Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Morale and encourages interactions up and down the chain. Terex Rock Hill: I took over a production line that was under achieving in production and quality. I coached my team to increased production by 400% from 2 units to 8 units a day in 2 months. We Increased quality first pass yield by 30%. Allied Air Systems: I coached a team on a very robust line that produced cooling units for multiple customers. We successfully started up a new shift with temporary employees and reached targeted production standards two weeks ahead of schedule while maintaining a safety score of 98% and a quality score of 92%. A.O. Smith: I coached my team members to come up with ideas that decreased cycle time in packaging area by 5 second though line balancing work loads and no additional manpower resulting in 10 to 20% increase in production per hour. Thermoform Plastics: I coached 6 employees on 3 shifts in shipping and receiving. I managed product flow and inventory from production to warehouse and to the customer while maintaining a favorable rapport with multiple agencies. Freightliner TMP: I coached a team of 70+ employees and 6 group leads in 4 departments. I managed all aspects of production and assembly resulting in a 10% increase in production in three months. Process Improvement Decreased workforce by 3.2% through line balancing workloads resulting in a 135,000.00 yearly cost savings Increased amount of product shipped per month from 750,000.00 to 1,000,000.00 plus, through team building and diligent coordination of product flow and carrier pickups Implemented continuous improvement project that eliminated disposable cap plugs and replaced with re-usable plugs that resulted in a 45,000.00 yearly cost savings Developed poke yoke (fixture) for roof installing process that increased proper fit from 85 to 97% Lead team to develop and implement a decal configurator that reduced the number of un-installed required decals per unit from 20% to less than 2% Lead multiple teams in process improvements throughout the plant that increased safety awareness and has yielded our department 0 incidents for over 3 years running Worked diligently on a 3.2 million dollar powder coat project that was implemented and will produce a savings of 230,000 per year by in-sourcing all out-sourced painted parts for all current value streams and has the capacity for future value streams Developed product checklist to ensure consistent quality audits Developed SOP's for product lines to ensure consistent assembly and training with average FPY of 90% Performed regular Audits that provide information to production that has resulted in 30% increase in direct run and first pass yield Implemented successive checks to decrease shipping errors by 30% Added visual management tools Introducing Lean to a facility and changing the culture in a very positive way Coaching Supervisors to implement a Lean culture in a very diverse group





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