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Factory Managers are responsible for coordinating manufacturing processes according to production goals. Usual work activities listed on a Factory Manager resume are developing production schedules, allocating resources, ensuring cost efficiency, maintaining equipment, and motivating workers. These experts are also required to make sure safety and environmental guidelines are respected. Key qualifications for this job are technical expertise, analytical thinking, business acumen, time management, leadership and communication. The most successful example resumes highlight a Bachelor's Degree in industrial management or business administration.

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Factory Manager

Responsible for the manufacture of portable ultrasound devices and the distribution of associated on-going supplies. Managed all associated budgets and operational support functions including: purchasing/planning, manufacturing engineering and document control. Created unified teams of line employees empowered to facilitate change and directed a multi-disciplined product focused team in a continuous improvement environment. Additional responsibilities included oversight of Cardinal Health/Viasys lean/continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Met or exceeded production demands and customer expectations by improving productivity and quality levels;
  • Improved on time shipping performance from 80% to a sustained level of 99.9%
  • Improved shipping accuracy from 99.2% to 99.9%
  • Successfully implemented Lean manufacturing system for neurological diagnostic systems; Reduced production overtime by over 12%
  • Supported successful transfer of distribution center from Hawthorne N.Y. to Madison WI.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Packaging Engineering
2

Mechanical Factory Manager

Led efforts across operations, purchasing, shipping, receiving, and pull processes. Supervised 21 individuals as Materials Manager and 49 people (including 45 union workers) as Mechanical Factory Manager.

  • Directed and led team strategy to save $3 million in total purchases over a three year period or a 4.5% reduction.
  • Managed a successful new business integration contributing $20 million in annual revenue.
  • Utilized material pull processes to capture a 55% inventory reduction goal from $12.2 to $5.5 million.
  • Participated in online auctions and supplier consolidations that supported cost leveraging activities.
  • Improved supply availability which increased productivity by 5% and maintained a 97% on time delivery to customers.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Logistics
3

Focus Factory Manager

Responsibilities: Manage a three shift partially automated sheet metal fabrication operation of up to 60 employees including production, supervisors, maintenance, quality technicians, CNC programmers and manufacturing engineering. Responsible for driving improvement plans for key department metrics including productivity, safety, quality, on-time delivery, 5S and set-up reduction.

  • Improved and maintained department productivity from mid 70% to high 90% through employee accountability programs and improved communication within one quarter
  • Justified and implemented a $750,000 automated laser cutting cell on time and under budget
  • Drove set-up improvement projects that reduced press brake set-up times by more than 50%
  • Enforced use of lights out capability on automated equipment increasing run time ten hours daily
  • Rewarded with Emerson stock options each year by the division president
  • Department won the quarterly plant managers award three out of eight quarters
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Ergonomics
BS
Industrial Engineering
4

Factory Manager

Managed a factory of 120 people while directing the manufacturing and packaging of sterile injectable products

  • Directed, developed and approved manufacturing methods and standards
  • Planned sequence of operation and procedures for direct manufacturing
  • Insured all products were manufactured to the highest quality
  • Coordinated marketing requirements with production schedules to meet sales forecasts
  • Increased plant labor proficiency by 15%, saving $1.5 million
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Human Resources Management
MBA
Business Management
5

Focus Factory Manager

Responsible for daily internal supply chain functions of a 500k sq ft Regional Distribution Center. Operations generates $500M+ in annual revenue. Include a 2,000+ sku, $50M+ JIT inventory. Averaging 100-150 indirect warehouse, 3 fleet drivers, and 15 direct employees. Operational responsibilities include multiple supply chain value streams.

  • Reduced late customer shipments by 60% by implementing different shift structure and improve order management
  • Decreased facility OT by 45% projected to reduce approx. $400k+ annual savings.
  • Increased E-Commerce throughput by 50%
  • Increased equipment usage by 30%
  • Reduced materials spend by $400k+ annually
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Organizational Management
6

Focus Factory Manager

Directed and managed all daily processes for Magna's Electro-Chromatic (Self-Darkening) and Prismatic Rear View Mirror manufacturing and assembly units, producing 2.3 to 17 million units annually.

  • Coordinated scheduling, materials management, safety, strategic growth plan, product development and manufacturing engineering, maintenance, personnel planning and annual budget development.
  • Led Continuous Improvement actions which reduced defective material costs by 32%.
  • Successfully managed and implemented the strategic capital expansion and manufacturing plans which moved all European product lines to the US within cost, quality, delivery and program timing objectives.
  • Led new production process development and equipment installation which increased output 160% from 1.5 to 4.2 million units per year, and recognized a 35% increase in efficiency.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
MBA
Business Administration
7

Factory Manager and Board Member

Mentored, led and developed a top performing team of 100 employees and seven engineers in the management of the smooth and efficient daily functions of a fast paced casting factory

  • Partnered with the CEO to develop process improvements and system enhancements to increase operational performance and achieve demanding business goals
  • Coordinated maintenance and repair services and testing of vital equipment to minimize downtimes and increase operational efficiency
  • Utilized Six Sigma methods as well as ISOTS, ASME and ASTM quality assurance standards to ensure work was completed to client specifications and within deadlines
  • Spearheaded efforts to achieve ISO/TS certifications and improve quality methods for the production of ductile iron crankshaft with shell molding
  • Successfully increased profitability by 20% within one years throughout effective restructuring of the business line
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Metallurgy
8

Differential Factory Manager

In charge of overseeing all operational tasks for the production of traction-modifying differentials at an OEM facility with 14 direct reports, over 400 UAW employees and $100 million in revenue. Coordinated quality control, manufacturing engineering, materials handling, equipment maintenance and leadership of skilled trade resources in a heavy machining and assembly setting.

  • Effectively introduced the GMT 800 differential program that encompassed 30% higher volume and 15% more headcount.
  • Developed and instituted processes that decreased scrap costs by 30% within 1 year.
  • Met all QS9000 requirements for process controls and product identification and traceability.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Mechanical Engineering
BS
Manufacturing Technology
Industrial Technology
9

Focus Factory Manager

Tier I automotive manufacturer as part of the $10B Textron Corporation. At the Georgia plant, we made injection molded and blow molded components as well as assembled windshield wash and coex fuel systems for JIT distribution to seven automotive assembly plants across North America. Scope included safety, quality, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, product launches, and organizational development in a 25x5 operation with 3 supervisors and 240 operators with sales of $45M.

  • Improved financial results in six months from -$550K to +$278K.
  • Improved PPM from 130 in 2004 to35.
  • Improved cell M4 throughput from 600 units per shift to over 800 achieving a weekly average of 94%.
  • Led SMED/LEAN workshop to reduce changeover from 11 hours to 2.5 hours.
  • Improved 11 blow molders OEE 20% and reduced their scrap by 35%.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
10

Factory Manager

Managed production operations, schedules and flow of materials within the focused factory.

  • Supervised (2)supervisors, (1)ME, (1)QE and (1)product planner in addition to 30-40 hourly employees.
  • Guided project teams with various objectives geared towards continuous improvement in delivery, quality, cycle time and productivity.
  • Introduced new electronic and flow switch products.
  • Facilitated cross-training across factory operations.
  • Consistently achieved greater than 95% OTD performance.
  • Maintained highest productivity of 75%
  • Generated $500K in cost reduction projects.
  • Initiated a cross-training program for all factory employees.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Operations Management

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