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Plant Managers coordinate manufacturing processes in a factory and make sure production goals are attained. Based on our collection of resume examples, Plant Managers are responsible for establishing production schedules, reducing costs, maintaining equipment in good shape, implementing safety and environmental policies, and motivating workers. Those interested in a Plant Manager position should highlight in their resumes technical expertise, analytical thinking, time management, leadership, organizational skills and communication. A Bachelor's Degree in industrial management or business administration is required.

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Plant Manager

Plant Manager of a High volume Manufacturer of Custom Vinyl Window, selling to distributers and major Home Improvement Centers (Lowe's). Directly responsible and accountable for manufacturing operations and related disciplines including Assembly, Eng'g, S&R, Production Planning and Scheduling, Equipment maintenance, and Facilities.

  • Increased productivity approx 5% year over year via continuous improvement programs.
  • Modified mfg operations in accordance with changing Business Model from stock producer to custom producer.
  • Instituted in process SOP's to insure Product Quality resulting in Consumers Report #1 Cost /Value rating in 2007 for vinyl windows.
  • Improved on time delivery and fill rate to 99% while reducing ship cycle from 8 to 6 days.
  • Managed a Plant Safety Program that reduced recordable injuries by 50%, maintained OSHA Standards and reduced Workman's Compensation costs.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Business Administration
2

Plant Manager

Directed all operations with P&L responsibility for a facility manufacturing food and beverage flavors primarily for the dairy industry. Directly managed all production operations for a union facility on multiple shifts producing over 1.3 million kilograms per month. Established facility operating budget of nearly 10 million dollars. Developed and executed facility capital project program as project manager.

  • Completed beverage flavor ventilation improvement project during off shifts without interruption to production.
  • Increased shipping service delivery level from 92% to 98% while consolidating two facilities into the new Halton Hills plant.
  • Reduced 2010 operating costs over 1 million dollars compared to 2009.
  • Implemented returnable package preventative maintenance program that reduced 2010 rework by 50%.
  • Participated as part of management team during union negotiations.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Applied Science
MBA
Business
3

Plant Manager

Leading manufacturing, materials, manufacturing engineering, facilities and distribution teams - 6 direct reports and 90 total staff

  • Directed Lean 6 Sigma improvement projects yielding labor productivity improvements over 20% in 3 years.
  • Led improvement in on-time delivery from 78% to over 98% by restructuring the materials and distribution teams and daily performance reporting.
  • Launched 3 major new customers' product lines with dedicated lean manufacturing cells in the past 2 years.
  • Consolidated 2 other divisions' operations into the Peru facility, moving production, machining equipment, related processes and key personnel maintaining and improving quality and productivity.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Sales & Operations Planning
4

Plant Manager

Led staff of approximately 125 associates in all production capacities, including manufacturing, and distribution, maintenance, quality assurance, and purchasing, while running 24/7 364 days a year.

  • Grew staff from 25 to approximately 125 associates, increasing production capacity by over 350%
  • Proposed, justified and received approval for $1.5 million project to install an automated packaging system that reduced the labor force by 25%
  • Oversaw the complete installation of a new process line, increasing production capacity by 50%
  • Increased production output by more than 50% by modifying the daily production schedule from 10hrs/day 5days/week to 24hrs/day 4 days/week
  • Created a new scheduling matrix for all required ingredients, enabling inventory requirements to remain within the level needed for daily production without shortages
  • Created a new production scheduling matrix enabling the correct splits of bags sizes to keep the warehouse level for shipping requirements
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
5

Plant Manager

Supervised 6 salaried engineers, customer services, purchasing and 6 Production Supervisors.

  • Instrumental in the start-up of a new division that totaled over 65% of company revenue, totaling 40 million annually.
  • Chosen to head up a team to build a new complex. This included finding property, working with all municipalities, regulatory regarding local ordinance compliance, choosing contractors and working directly with them to design the facility and grounds.
  • Implemented a production bonus program that controlled labor cost and improved on-time delivery performance.
  • Developed a cost-saving process by proposing and implementing vertical integration. Reduced production lead time and reduced on hand inventory.
  • Worked with line supervisors to layout work cell using 5S and 1 piece flow methodology.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Electrical Engineering
6

Plant Manager

A manufacturer of water well, environmental, and oil and gas screens for the water well and oil and gas industries. They are a $100 million plus (annually) company with 350 employees nationally.

  • Managed two separate manufacturing facilities with distinctly different business models at Johnson Screens' Bakersfield, Ca manufacturing site.
  • Increased revenue from 4.3M to 11.1M in less than five years while maintaining CM1 of 18% - 24%.
  • Responsible for managing day to day operations including planning, scheduling, purchasing, H.R. issues, etc.
  • Maintained metrics such as customer satisfaction, on time delivery, quality index, and safety above plan and best performance at all U.S. manufacturing sites last three years running.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
7

Plant Manager

Restructured and directed all activities in the Trailer, Welding, Dry Shaft, Hitch, Spring Manufacturing, and Alignment Departments.

  • Established new Trailer dealers, expanded territory for dry shaft sales, and researched distribution center potential.
  • Designed production and material flow of the Utility, Trailers, Reese Hitches, and Boat trailer Manufacturing Department. Increased revenues by 200%.
  • Added management of Welding and Dry Shaft Departments.
  • Restructured workflow, production, and material flow.
  • Established a Repair And Maintenance Service - significantly increased revenues.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Management
8

Plant Manager

Responsible for $100 Million of annual production with over 900 union free employees

  • Coordinated and executed complete re-equipping of manufacturing plant with CNC equipment
  • Implemented use of personality profiling in hiring process through interviewing techniques and specialized testing to insure placement of highly motivated, team oriented employees
  • Purchased automated motor winding equipment
  • Direct reporting functions included: personnel and maintenance departments, shift managers and foremen
  • Acted as liaison with accounting, engineering and sales departments
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Management

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