Current Salary: $51,000
Location Preferred: GA, Open for Advancement
Seeking a position as General Manager or Plant Manager in a production/manufacturing environment with multi-functional responsibility and accountability for successful growth and profitability.
Indiana Wesleyan University: Marion, Indiana
M.B.A. Degree: 1992 GPA 3.8/4.0
Morris Brown College; Atlanta, Georgia
B.S. Degree; 1977 Major: Business Administration
Leading Diesel Truck Mfgr, Tennessee 4years
Responsible for assembly of Class 7 and Class 8 diesel trucks. Ensured manufacturing, engineering and quality specifications were followed and maintained continually. Supervised a staff of four senior shop supervisors and over 125 union employees. Accomplishments: Responsible for successful training and development of a 2nd shift operations. Increased productivity by 150% over a two-year period.
General Motors, Indiana 8 years
Production Area Manager 1991 to 1993
Reported to Small Business Unit manager of the Allied Gear product Line. Responsible for overall production operations for the manufacturing of electromotive products (bearings, turbo charges and gears) with monthly sales of approximately $2 million. Managed staff of four first-line supervisors and seventy union employees. Developed and implemented cost reduction initiatives budget forecasting and monitoring. Accomplishments: Reduced cost of manufacturing (COM) by achieving a record 30% reduction in defective production loss. Improved on-time delivery by 25% through establishment of an effective communication network between manufacturing, production and the customer. Increased production and customer satisfaction by establishing employee Quality Assurance teams which developed team work, produced open communications and fostered a sense of ownership among staff members. Ensure adherence to company safety procedures resulting in a low incidence of OSHA reportable accidents. Created and implemented Manufacturing Operating Instructions for heat treating departments, which provided continuity of operations and a historical database.
Production Supervisor 1985 to 1991
First line management of several facets of aircraft engine manufacturing from heat treating and plating to raw material machining. Responsible for all facets of manufacturing for Detroit Diesel Corporation's 149 engine block. Responsible for efficient and effective use of thirty-five union employees. Managed material and equipment resources to meet production schedules, quality and cost requirements. Accomplishments: Initiated scheduling system, which significantly improved customer on-time deliveries. Effectively implemented management guidelines, which complied with local and national union agreements. Received excellent performance recognition from the president of Detroit Diesel Corporations.
Military United States Army - Reserves 1985 to Present
Current Rank: Major Quartermaster Corp Logistics Officer; Operations Joint Endeavor
United States Army -
Active Duty Rank: Captain Training & Operations Officer (S3) 300th S & S BN, Lafayette, Indiana: Operation Desert Storm; November 1990 to May 1991 (USAR) Commander, 431st Airdrop Equipment Company; Lake Station, Indiana (USAR) Commander, 514th Maintenance Company; Fort Knox, Kentucky (Active Duty)
Military Education Command and Generals Staff College (C&GSC); 1996
Logistics Executive Development Course (LEDC); 1992
United States Army Ordnance Officers Advance Course; 1988
DOD Equal Opportunity Management Institute; Patrick AFB; 1982
United States Army Airborne School; 1981
United States Army Field Artillery Officers Basic Course; 1979
Officers Candidate School; 1979