Supervise Shop Floor Activities Including Scheduling of Individual Work Activities

Supervise Shop Floor Activities Including Scheduling of Individual Work Activities


Objective / Obtain employment as a Production Manager or Manufacturing Supervisor
Experience / 9/13 to Present Confidential
Plant Manager / Supervisor
  • Supervise shop floor activities including scheduling of individual work activities.
  • Monitor customer ship dates and adjust schedule to meet delivery demands.
  • Instruct, guide and train workers in proper manufacturing and assembly procedures.
  • Monitor employee performance, recommend promotion, discipline and guide employees when required.
  • Insure safe work practices are in place and monitor conformance to safety requirements.
  • Lead maintenance of equipment and make upgrades to equipment to increase production.
  • Initiate process changes to reduce costs of manufacturing.
05/12 to 07/13 Confidential
Plant Manager
  • Meets with customer and source inspectors to provide technical support, pricing and turnaround times.
  • Monitors daily work schedules and priorities based on planned job completion and customers’ needs.
  • Reviews and evaluates Shop Supervisor performance on an annual basis and as necessary, considering areas of attendance, professionalism, machining/shop skills, documentation and supervisory skills.
  • Implements problem solving techniques as it applies to individual jobs.
  • Purchases new tooling, equipment and supplies as necessary, and with corporate office approval to maintain or improve efficiency, quality or service offerings of the company.
  • Reviews and resolves conflicts with regards to customer relations, job performance and quality control.
  • Manages facility costs, oversees expenditures and income.
10/09 to 04/12 Confidential
Assistant Production Control Manager
  • Supervise all shop floor activities including job scheduling and contracted labor during management transition.
  • Interview and recommend for hire shop supervisors to replace outgoing management group.
  • Interview, skill test and recommend for hire rail car assembly work force.
  • Maintain a safe working environment, and serve as management representative on Safety Team.
  • Develop and implement process improvements including training of work force.
  • Contract development and negotiation team member between HRU and TWU 234.
  • Coach, counsel, and discipline shop employees including termination. Review job performance; appraise job results.
First Six Months
  • Production control of startup rail car assembly facility.
  • Liaison between HRU and contracted management / labor group to assemble rail cars.
  • Anticipate assembly problems before they happen and adjust work scope to maintain continuous rail car assembly.
  • Institute procedure changes to increase the efficiency of the assembly process.
04/88 to 01/09Confidential.
Plant Superintendent
  • Coach, counsel, and discipline union shop employees. Review job performance; appraise job results; and answer employee grievances.
  • Member of contract negotiation team between management and KSEA union.
  • Manage supervisors and all shop floor activities including job scheduling, equipment maintenance, tool room pulls, and shipping/receiving.
  • Establish and complete the production plan. Review order performance and priorities at regular production meetings with shop supervision and manufacturing engineering.
  • Achieve financial objectives by establishing and maintaining the operating budget.
  • Lean process improvements and direct Kaisens to increase productivity.
  • Monitor equipment utilization, job order performance to establish standards, and quality performance. Review results with shop supervision and initiate the appropriate improvement measures.
  • Maintain on time delivery performance.
  • Maintain a safe working environment, and serve as management representative on Safety Team.
  • Monitor shop procedures and work instructions to assure compliance to ISO 9000 standards.
  • First piece inspection for each work center.
  • Rigging and 25 ton crane operation to load and move product.
  • CNC lathe set up, program and operation to manufacture fluid film bearings.

10/86 to 04/88 Confidential.
CNC Machinist
  • Set-up and operation of CNC lathes.
  • Assisted with programming of machines when needed.

11/80 to 10/86Confidential.
  • Assist in quotation of incoming contracts.
  • Programming and distribution of work load.
  • Inspection and shipping of finished parts.

01/80 to 11/80Confidential
Parts Manager
  • Sales of parts and accessories.
  • Ordering of merchandise, inventory and customer service.

Education / Bucks County Community College.
  • Courses in Business, Supervision, Mathematics and Science.
  • Coaching and Teambuilding Skills for Managers and Supervisors.
  • Supervision and Time Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Resistance Welding