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Packaging Managers work in warehouses or manufacturing units and handle packaging lines. Their duties include maintaining packaging order, coordinating the packaging department, updating records, setting packaging schedules, collaborating with the quality department, solving packaging issues, and finding ways to improve efficiency of packaging processes. Successful example resumes for Packaging Managers showcase qualifications such as physical fitness, stamina, effective communication, teamwork, time management, leadership, and computer operation. Employers select candidates whose resumes make display of a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Packaging Manager

Supervised 6 salaried supervisors and 80 indirect reports.

  • Reduced lacerations by 30% and costs by 50% in facility through sourcing and implementation of safety knives program.
  • Improved aerosol and stick line efficiency to 109% and labor variance to $300,000.
  • Ramped -up production and facilitated training on the second shift during J. D. Edwards ERP system implementation in December of 1998.
  • Team leader for aerosol lines that was responsible for making efficiency and process improvements on all filling and packaging activities. Identified cost and efficiency savings of over $350,000.00.
  • Sourced and implemented star wheel to reduce required labor to fill R/G Gillette deodorant for a realized savings of $75,000/year.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Packaging Manager

Coached and developed 82 technicians and three team leaders with annual wage budget of $6M

  • Led root cause analysis to reduce reliability issues, resulting in an improvement from 83% to 86%
  • Developed staffing plan with a reduction of 12 technicians that resulted in $500M savings for the department
  • Reduced department overtime from 13% to 2%, which resulted in $200M savings
  • Increased team self-sufficiency from 65% to 87%
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
3

Packaging Manager

Hired & trained 2 Cell Leads including the training of 2 Supervisors in Lean Manufacturing techniques.

  • Reduced inventory discrepancies thru additional training, cycle counts & effective scrap reporting.
  • Obtained a significant reduction in scrap costs thru additional training & improved process instructions.
  • Trained & hired temps to regular full time employees which exceeded company goal of 80% Weber hourly & 20% hourly temps.
  • Resolved employee issues quickly & positively which improved morale throughout the department.
  • Worked closely with engineering in improving cell layouts for increased productivity & on time deliveries to customers.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
MA
Supervision
4

Packaging Manager

Reported to the Vice President of Operations and oversaw the spooling and packaging of wire cable and accessories, through one supervisor, two clerks, and 38 union employees, with an operating budget $500K.

  • Implemented the use of labor reporting sheets to monitor efficiency ratings and raise production levels in the spooling and packaging process.
  • Introduced the Automated Bagging Machine and printing software to reduce lead times and increase production in packaging process, with labor and cost savings of $50K annually.
  • Introduced new label printing software and hardware that improved print quality and increased label printing production.
  • Outsourced packaging of fit tubing and cord set line, realizing annual labor savings of $100K.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management/communications
5

Packaging Manager

A nutraceutical packaging plant with 7 direct supervisors over 200 operations personnel operating 3 shifts, 24 hours a day. Responsible for finished product quality and integrity, production scheduling and forecasting, capital planning, plant safety, and employee training and development.

  • Increased plant productivity by 20% and 15% in 2009 and 2010 respectively
  • Reduced scrap and rework by 25% in 2010
  • Reduced labor costs through capital improvements and procedural changes
  • Developed and implemented a cross functional training program for all operations personnel
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
MBA
Master of Business Administration
6

Manufacturing Production Packaging Manager

Managed 75 non-union employees in thermoforming / extruding plastic blow-molding operation.

  • Achieved 120 incident-free days by implementing new safety awareness program.
  • Increased production 50% by driving employee cross-training program and proper staffing, which enabled us to utilize all equipment to cover PTOs, vacations, and unforeseen absences.
  • Elevated case-fill-rate from 92% to 98.8%, reduced waste by 15%, and strengthened staff morale via team-building and training.
  • Decreased weekly re-work from 3500 lbs. to 1500 lbs. by deploying a waste management program.
  • Increased both line efficiency and overall production 25% by implementing preventive maintenance and waste management programs.
  • Saved $300K+ / year by developing program that fostered employee accountability to reduce volume of rejects and returns.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Master of Arts
7

Manufacturing Production Packaging Manager

Managed 75 non-union employees in thermoforming / extruding plastic blow-molding operation.

  • Achieved 120 incident-free days by implementing new safety awareness program.
  • Increased production 50% by driving employee cross-training program and proper staffing, which enabled us to utilize all equipment to cover PTOs, vacations, and unforeseen absences.
  • Elevated case-fill-rate from 92% to 98.8%, reduced waste by 15%, and strengthened staff morale via team-building and training.
  • Decreased weekly re-work from 3500 lbs. to 1500 lbs. by deploying a waste management program.
  • Increased both line efficiency and overall production 25% by implementing preventive maintenance and waste management programs.
  • Saved $300K+ / year by developing program that fostered employee accountability to reduce volume of rejects and returns.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Master of Arts
8

Manufacturing Production Packaging Manager

Managed 75 non-union employees in thermoforming / extruding plastic blow-molding operation.

  • Achieved 120 incident-free days by implementing new safety awareness program.
  • Increased production 50% by driving employee cross-training program and proper staffing, which enabled us to utilize all equipment to cover PTOs, vacations, and unforeseen absences.
  • Elevated case-fill-rate from 92% to 98.8%, reduced waste by 15%, and strengthened staff morale via team-building and training.
  • Decreased weekly re-work from 3500 lbs. to 1500 lbs. by deploying a waste management program.
  • Increased both line efficiency and overall production 25% by implementing preventive maintenance and waste management programs.
  • Saved $300K+ / year by developing program that fostered employee accountability to reduce volume of rejects and returns.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Master of Arts
9

Packaging Manager

Guided the packaging preparation of 26,000+ original equipment and aftermarket chassis parts for the company's southeastern distribution center. Led safety and productivity of 75 team members in a 40,000 sq ft packaging area. Managed a $3.5 million budget, and conducted Quality/ISO training.

  • Established ISO 9000 program in/for the company's Aftermarket DC. Certified ISO Auditor.
  • Reduced inefficiencies 29% by eliminating, through attrition, 23 full time positions
  • Increased production throughput 26% the first year by reorganizing the department
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Material Systems Technology
BS
Occupational Education
10

Supplier Performance Manager / Packaging Manager

Established and managed packaging standards, design and development, and returns reduction for house and direct-ship vendors for homedepot.com, Home Decorators Collection (HDC), and Your Other Warehouse (YOW). Implemented best practices for shipping departments and oversaw material supply inventory for 6 distribution centers. Interacted with key merchants, compliance coordinators, and global sourcing teams in the U.S. and Asia.

  • Saved $1M by providing national corrugate bid for direct fulfillment center.
  • Reduced patio returns rate from 20% to 4%, which produced $16M in savings over 3 years by gaining understanding of direct-to-consumer transit logistics, then establishing .com packaging standards and teaming with import vendors to improve packaging.
  • Established best practices and guidelines for homedepot.com, HDC, and YOW that promoted consistency in packaging approaches by category.
  • Coordinated vendor compliance meetings with Kohler and American Standard among other vendors, that established strong working relationships with large companies by promoting teamwork and proactive approaches to changes.
  • Introduced new product categories to homedepot.com (paint, light bulbs, ladders, wicker patio) that proved successful with minimal (less than 4%) return rates.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Engineering Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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