OPERATIONS/PLANT MANAGER CANDIDATES

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Candidate 17472:

  • Degree(s)/Certification(s): BS, LSSGB

  • Level: Executive/ Mid/ Junior

  • Industry(s) and # years’ experience: 18 yrs in Supervision & Operations Management in the Food Production Industry

  • Has provided direction, leadership, development and support to team of 10 salaried managers and 50-80 direct hourly reports through empowerment, teamwork, OJT, and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Successfully launched a new facility startup in US for a Canadian owned company
  • Current Location: SW metro Atlanta

  • Open to Relocation? No

Candidate 17450:

  • Degree(s)/Certification(s):  BA, SSGB

  • Level: Executive/ Mid/ Junior

  • Industry(s) and # years’ experience: 20 yrs in Production, Quality and Distribution primarily in CPG industry

  • Experience overseeing plant operations with ~100-150 employees and ~$85M in yearly revenue generation.

  • Green Belt project uncovered ~$20k/mo of unreal inventory due to line counting errors. Outcome brought count accuracy up from 70% to 95%.

  • Current Location:  SW metro Atlanta

  • Open to Relocation? No

Candidate 17483:

  • Candidate 17483 has his Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology and Management, his MBA and is LSS Green belt certified.
  • He has 20 years experience in Automotive Manufacturing and 10 years experience in textile.
  • He is proficient with Excel and loves data analysis. He is well-versed in IATF16949 and Lean methodologies. 
  • He has managed up to 85 direct reports across three sites and loves building teams, resolving conflicts and getting things done. He has had budget responsibilities in all of his roles.
  • This year, in his current role as Continuous Improvement Manager, they have identified over $1.7M in potential savings for the company. Year-to-date, he has implemented and verified $543K in savings.  
  • In his previous role as Engineering Manager, his team led a Kaizen Event to increase throughput of the Assembly line by 25%.

Candidate 17438:

  • Candidate 17438 has his MBA and 10 years experience in management/ supervisory roles with 3+ years experience in carpet manufacturing.
  • He started as an operator and in three years time was promoted to Operations Manager managing 5 direct reports and 105 indirect reports.
  • He has experience with leading production and scheduling production as well as maintenance. His background as an electrical mechanic in the military has come in useful many times on the shop floor.
  • He is LSS Green Belt Certified.
  • He believes Lean is all about improving efficiency and that there is always room for improvement- once operators understand the why and see the data/ cost savings they are more willing to participate.
  • In addition to his LSSGB, he has completed the coursework for his PMP certification and plans to take the assessment soon.
  • He is located in Trion, Georgia.

Candidate 17289:

  • Candidate 17289 has his BSME from GA Tech, his MBA in Finance from GA State and 10 years’ experience as a Director of Operations.
  • Throughout his career, he has worked his way up from a Plant level engineer to Director of Operations.
  • In 2011, he was brought on as Operations Manager to help run and grow the organization. 
  • In 2013 he was promoted to Director of Operations and was an integral part in increasing revenue from 48 million to 70 million. In 2015 he helped facilitate the sale to a PE Firm and stayed on with the new company.
  • Over four years, they grew from 70 million to 240 million at about a 25% EBIT so he is very familiar with aggressive growth initiatives.
  • Some of the growth was through acquisitions and he was tasked with moving production from the acquired location to their location (both equipment and people).
  • He was also an integral part in implementing Sage ERP system across the organization and had to address many issues with order processing and logistics in order to ensure the correct SOPs were put into place for on time delivery for clients.
  • He sits on the board of GA Manufacturing Alliance and is passionate about manufacturing and building world-class operations.

Candidate 17344:

  • Candidate 17344 has his BBA in Operations Management and his MBA with 17 years in in a variety of roles in Manufacturing .
  • He started his career in a rotational program where he was exposed to several roles and operations- allowing him to learn best practices and efficient management styles. Eventually being promoted to Plant Manager and then Director of Operations
  • He has full P&L responsibilities and leads all business operations including HR, Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing.
  • In is current role, he implemented facility wide work flow improvements, increasing on time delivery from 80% to 97%
  • He has his Six Sigma Green belt and uses Lean methodologies daily to drive down costs and increase productivity.
  • He has managed up to 400 employees and 10 Direct Reports and believes in creating a culture based around root cause corrective action and monitoring metrics daily in order to achieve Operational Excellence. He believes that he must listen to his employees and ensure that they understand the why behind operational changes- communication is key in managing others.
  • He is located in Suwannee, GA

 

 

Candidate 17473:

  • Candidate 17473 has his Associates in Electrical Maintenance and 18 years experience in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Automotive Manufacturing in a variety of management roles.
  • He is extremely well versed in Lean Manufacturing. 
  • He is efficient in Excel and uses Excel daily to manipulate data and share results with associates so they can visually track improvements.
  • He has extensive experience in JIT environments and employs boards and visual signals to ensure production goals are met daily.
  • He is trained as a TS16949 Auditor and has ISO training as well.
  • He has managed up to 300 direct reports and believes in mentoring and developing his team. 

Candidate OPM544:

  • Candidate holds an Electrical Engineering degree and an MBA with a focus on Finance.
  • 22 years’ experience in chemical and bulk processing operations.
  • Drives continuous improvement through use of tools such as Lean manufacturing Six Sigma, Reliability Performance Model, 5S, visual and standard work. Spearheaded Visual Work Management to improve quality and reduce costs on key products.
  • Been with same company for over 15 years in progressively advancing roles. Currently manages a 50-person bulk mixing and packaging plant.
  • Initiated small formulation adjustments in collaboration with corporate R&D generating over $125M annual savings.
  • Reduced routine maintenance material spend by almost $200M over 5 years while increasing production volume by 20%.
  • Lives in North metro Atlanta

Candidate 17462:

  • Candidate 17462 has 10+ years experience in manufacturing and 2+ years experience as a Production/ Operations Manager leading up to 120 employees.
  • His career has been in Tier 1 Automotive where he has had extensive exposure to Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.
  • In his recent role, he has been tasked with improving processes and production. 
  • When he was hired, they had a scrap rate of 12-18%. He led a Kaizen Event that identified that part placement/ missing parts from operators was the major issue. They have been able to reduce the scrap rate to 5-6% and he is now tackling an issue with the fixtures to meet the goal of less than 3% scrap.
  • In addition, safety was a major concern when he was hired with 15 total incidents and 4 major incidents that required reports filed with OSHA. He immediately brought in more robust PPE and is proud to share that they have had 0 incidents in the past year and a half.
  • He is adept in SAP and Helios ERP systems.
  • Candidate 17462 is located in Georgia.

Candidate OPM173:

  • Candidate holds a BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA
  • Experience encompasses automotive, CPG and chemical industries
  • Full P&L responsibility in operations varying in size from 50 employees to 250 employees and generating revenue over $100M yearly
  • Strong technical and financial leadership coupled with an attitude of respect and engagement across all functional teams and levels.
  • Has held leadership roles overseeing Production, Engineering, Quality, Finance, and IT and has multi-site management experience
  • Lives in North metro Atlanta

Candidate OPM288:

  • Candidate holds a Chemical Engineering degree and an MBA with a focus on Finance.
  • Close to 20 years’ experience in chemical and bulk processing operations.
  • Currently managing Operations, WH, Engineering and Maintenance groups in a 250+ person, 24/7 plant operation.
  • Has developed and deployed improvement strategies, led million-dollar projects, and managed salary and hourly production teams all with a dedication to quality, cost and delivery.
  • Experience using WCM, TPM, 5S, and Kaizen methodologies to drive continuous improvement.
  • Lives in North metro Atlanta

Candidate OPM332:

  • Candidate has his BSME and his MBA in Finance and 10 years experience as a Director of Operations.
  • Throughout his career, he has worked his way up from a Plant level engineer to Director of Operations.
  • He is very familiar with aggressive growth initiatives and in his previous role successfully built an operation that could rapidly grow while still maintaining quality and the company vision.
  • He was also an integral part in implementing Sage ERP system across the organization and had to address many issues with order processing and logistics in order to ensure the correct SOPs were put into place for on time delivery for clients.
  • He is passionate about manufacturing and building world class operations.
  • He loves a challenge and is very interested
  • He has a very engaging personality and is a natural leader
  • He is located in Marietta

Candidate OPM432:

  • Candidate has his BBA in Operations Management and his MBA with 17 years in in a variety of roles in Manufacturing .
  • He started his career in a rotational program where he was exposed to several roles and operations- allowing him to learn best practices and efficient management styles. Eventually being promoted to Plant Manager and then Director of Operations
  • He has full P&L responsibilities and leads all business operations including HR, Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing.
  • He describes himself as a strategic thinker who is dedicated to bottom-line results.
  • In is current role, he implemented facility wide work flow improvements, increasing on time delivery from 80% to 97%
  • He has his Six Sigma Green belt and uses Lean methodologies daily to drive down costs and increase productivity- his resume is proof that he can produce results!
  • He has managed up to 400 employees and 10 Direct Reports and believes in creating a culture based around root cause corrective action and monitoring metrics daily in order to achieve Operational Excellence.
  • He is located in Suwannee, GA

Candidate 4311OPM:

    • Candidate 4311OPM has his BSME from GA Tech, his MBA in Finance from GA State and 10 years’ experience as a Director of Operations.
    • Throughout his career, he has worked his way up from a Plant level engineer to Director of Operations. 
    • In 2011, he was brought on by a family owned company as Operations Manager to help run and grow the organization. It was a company that manufactured flooring chemicals and carpet applications. He had 3 plants reporting into him and he was over manufacturing and logistics.
    • In 2013 he was promoted to Director of Operations and was an integral part in increasing revenue from 48 million to 70 million. In 2015 he helped facilitate the sale to another company and stayed on.
    • Over four years, they grew from 70 million to 240 million at about a 25% EBIT so he is very familiar with aggressive growth initiatives and loved being a part of building an operation that could rapidly grow while still maintaining quality and the company vision.
    • Some of the growth was through acquisitions and he was tasked with moving production from the acquired location to the new location (both equipment and people). The challenge was maintaining culture and motivating the employees while integrating the organizations. He was able to successfully do this. He believes that one of his best skill sets is working with people.  His experience combined with his education allows him to effectively build and motivate a successful workforce.
    • He sits on the board of a major Georgia manufacturing association and is passionate about manufacturing and building world-class operations.
    • He resides in Georgia.

Candidate OPM101:

  • Candidate has his BS in Chemical Engineering and MBA with 20 years experience in chemical manufacturing
  • He has experience as Plant Manager, Manufacturing Director and Global Operations Director managing up to 9 direct reports and 450 employees
  • In his current role he is responsible for 6 plants globally
  • He is a strong leader and has built world class operations from the ground up implementing programs and processes to increase efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Candidate is located North of Atlanta.