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Production Managers are in charge of handling manufacturing processes and coordinating production line workers. Key responsibilities of these experts are planning orders, implementing quality standards, developing production schedules, recruiting and training staff, and managing supervisors. A successful resume sample for Production Manager puts emphasis on qualifications such as leadership, organization, time management, and the ability to make the right decisions under pressure. Degrees in industrial management or business administration are often seen on Production Manager resumes.

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Production Manager

Plan production workflow for ink and toner cartridge remanufacturer, analyze and improve production processes, manage inventory, and support customer relationship management.

  • Researched design of toner cartridges, identified common parts and created data sheets for rebuilding common cartridges, increasing production of certain cartridge types by 100% to 400%.
  • Improved customer retention and attracted new customers by offering printer troubleshooting and repair service.
  • Re-planned assembly line tasks, increasing production rate by three-fold.
  • Increased production efficiency by additional 20% by moving often used rebuild parts closer to the assemblers.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
M Langford
Engineering
2

Production Manager

Managed 35 to 45 full-time union employees in custom architectural metal manufacturing facility. Responsible for productivity, safety, materials management, job planning, manufacturing practices and strategy, quality control, continuous improvement and employee training, development and accountability

  • Consistently maintained on-time shipment record of 95% with gross profits in excess of 30% on average
  • Implemented automated workflow information system within ERP to improve intercompany communication and ease of access to project information
  • Developed comprehensive employee training and development program to promote and document cross training, new employee training and orientation, and safety awareness
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
3

Production Manager

Oversaw all manufacturing staff, processes, and facilities in a three-site operation. Responsible for the output of 23 personnel including manufacturing, purchasing, quality, and maintenance. Worked with engineering, sales, and marketing staff and managers to ensure smooth product phase in and phase out. Led strategic planning from mission and objectives through execution and evaluation for production team.

  • Improved on-time shipment percentage from 80% in 2012 to >96%.
  • Implemented Kanban inventory system; reduced late shipments due to stockouts by 89%.
  • Sustained 30% revenue growth with 10% increase in production staff.
  • Coached and promoted team leaders from within to increase responsiveness and decrease costs of quality.
  • Researched and purchased more than $200K in automated machinery including CNC panel routers, wire processing, dovetailers, and finishing equipment. Justified purchases with NPV calculations.
  • Developed and implemented KPIs for purchasing, internal quality, inbound quality, training, and 5S.
  • Migrated scheduling from pen and paper to Google Docs. Deployed Chromebooks at all manufacturing areas enabling real-time order tracking, and removed 500 printed pages/month in paper schedules.
  • Researched vendors, developed relationships, and negotiated pricing for OEM and wholesale parts.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Audio Engineering
BA
Philosophy
Lean Leadership Program
4

Plant Production Manager

Directly responsible for all plant operations, safety, quality, material control, state and federal code compliance, production control processes, product improvement, and human relations

  • Supervised 90 hourly personnel and 5 foremen in a 93,000 sq. ft. facility which produced and delivered $20 million of product to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states annually
  • Increased production levels from 2 to 6 units per day (300% increase)
  • Moved entire facility to a new location in a period of 10 days with no loss of production
  • P&L accountability
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Production Manager, Yarn Preparation Department

Directed all aspects if a 3 shift warping department made up of 3 salaried reports and 36 hourly associates.
Responsible for preparing yarn for the Weaving operation in accordance with production plans and meeting
business objectives related to safety, quality, and cost.

  • Initiated Visual Management system for production employees which increased efficiency 12%
  • Started and implemented Behavior Based Safety. Trained and coached employees in new safety initiative
  • Composed departmental work instructions and procedures for ISO 9000 certification
  • Developed and implemented scheduling process to decrease lead time and increase efficiency
  • Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for Federal Aviation Administration. Reviewed and approved
  • Project manager for $150K capital project to retrofit beam winding machines with updated servo drives
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
6

Production Manager

Reduced labor costs by combining like tasks and duties together to reduce the number of positions needed

  • Promoted Lean Manufacturing practices to eliminate waste and non-value added time
  • Accomplished a 25% increase in production output
  • Reduced raw material requisitions that led to approximately a 30% boost in the production margin
  • Promoted JIT practices in order to have raw materials arrive as needed in order to keep wastes low
  • Utilized inventory reports and cost analysis to schedule production goals daily
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Management Information Systems
7

Production Manager - Production of Industrial Coating

Managed purchasing, material management, inventory control, production and shipping departments

  • Managed Buyer, Supervisor and eleven Production Associates
  • Coordinated and maintained regulatory compliance for EPA, DOT, IATA, FAA, and SCAQMD
  • Managed installation of V.O.C. afterburner and compliance with SCAQMD permit processes
  • Managed materials increasing inventory turns 39% which reduced inventory and stock-outs
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Production Manager

Oversee the daily operations of two shifts including supervision and hourly employees

  • Responsible for communicating and meeting daily production requirements
  • Served as liaison between Plant Management and operating floor regarding daily assignments
  • Guided and supported supervisors on all discipline and corrective action matters
  • Maintained budget spending by implementing cost savings measures
  • Acted as coach with workforce to grow positive morale environment
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
9

Production Manager

Processed work orders

  • Conducted regular inventory to ensure stock was continuously well supplied
  • Handled shipping inventories and products between providers and receiving company
  • Scheduled work orders for the [company name] business
  • Maintained personal production room of 7 machines, with 6 of the 7 functioning as both a machine operator and a packer
  • Ensured processing of orders over $1000 within the production room
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BA
Criminal Justice
10

Production Manager

Oversaw manufacturing production processes and enhanced efficiencies.

  • Ensured productions stayed on schedule and within budget.
  • Hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated junior staff.
  • Determined quality control standards and monitored safety requirements.
  • Assessed projects and resource requirements to meet production goals.
  • Organized and repaired routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Managed payroll for contractors and personnel.
Candidate Info
HS
Anthropology And Sociology
AAS
Accounting

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