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Steven Alves

Production Manager

Work experience

Dec 20152017

Production Manger

PineApple Solution Staffing

Preside over the production of goods.

  • Analyze and reduce costs.
  • Order appropriate materials.
  • Ensure products are created on time.
  • Test machines for disrepair and malfunctions.
  • Set and meet production goals.
  • Purchase and calibrate machines.
  • Hire, train, and supervise workers.
  • Correct problems on production line.
  • Maximize the production process to lower costs.
  • Change production levels and staffing on different product lines to minimize inventory levels.
  • Monitor product standards.
  • Oversee one or more areas or an entire plant.
  • Implement and oversee quality control programs.
  • Implement training programs.
  • Work with outside suppliers to increase quality of raw materials.
  • Coordinate with different departments in the manufacturing plant.
  • Work with the financial departments to come up with a budget and spending plan.
  • Manage communication lines with managers, suppliers, and procurement departments.
  • Keep abreast of new technology that can be used in the production process.
  • Approve expenditures for supplies and materials.
  • Develop production schedules and duty assignments.
  • Ensure compliance with workplace safety programs.
  • Cross-train worker teams for maximum production flexibility.

20152015

Production Manger

Sauder Eggs
  • plan a production schedule for the job
  • implement and control the production schedule
  • review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • determine the human resources required
  • determine the material resources required
  • manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
  • work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • set product quality standards
  • monitor quality standards of products
  • implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
  • analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • prepare and maintain production reports
  • monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • estimate production costs
  • manage production budgets
  • implement cost control programs
  • ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management
Jan 2010Dec 2014

Production Manager

Cosmetic Essence Innovation
  • overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;
  • ensuring that the production is cost effective;
  • making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality;
  • working out the human and material resources needed;
  • drafting a timescale for the job;
  • estimating costs and setting the quality standards;
  • monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;
  • being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
  • monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes;
  • liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers;
  • working with managers to implement the company's policies and goals;
  • ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed;
  • supervising and motivating a team of workers;
  • reviewing worker performance;
  • identifying training needs.

 2007 2010

Supervisor

Bayshore Vinyl Inc
  • operate different types of forklifts
  • worked with different lifts to provide the quality service our company could offer
  • build and allocate pallets
  • Compl with SAP (R/3) system for warehouse management 
  • Maintain reactors temperature 
  • Combine proper chemicals by keeping melt pressure
 20052007

Inbound Operation Manager

Kenco
  • Supervise the receiving,storing, and packing of merchandise
  • Maintain stock records and schedule
  • Lead and direct the work of others to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ensure equipment and facility is continuously maintained above A.I.B. food-grade standards
  • Manage Assigned resources
  • Follow company S. O. P
  • Operate reach truck , cherry pickers and E. P. J. 
 2004 2005

Supervisor

C&S Wholesale Grocers
  • operate different types of forklifts and attachments
  • created and maintained company stock pallets for out shipment and benefits of management
  • updated inventory database with new merchandise and supplies

Education

Associates

University of Phoenix

Bachlor

Mercer  College

Portfolio

Certifications

2010

OSHA

OSHA
SAFTY TRAINNING

Skills

6
Microsoft Office Power Point
8
Microsoft office Excel
10
Microsoft office word
6
Speak Spanish
10
forklift
operate different types of forklifts and attachments.

Key Accomplishments

  • Delivered Training to over 400 staff
  • Improved Up-time to 85% from 60%
  • Ran Operation consistently between 110% and 123% Efficiency
  • Increased Quality by 30%
  • Author Operating procedures

Summary

  • Extensive experience directing Production, Quality, Safety and Cost Control for large production area.
  • Proven ability to design and enhance processes in support of continuous improvement programs.
  • Deployed spot audits and root-cause analysis including remedial actions.
  • Managed various root cause failure analysis investigations in response to safety and equipment failures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, recognized for seamlessly working with customer teams to identify and resolve quality and process issues.
  • Expertise in production includes inventory management, safety, quality improvement, operations, scheduling and preventative maintenance.
  • Managed raw materials inventory by coordinating with vendors.
  • Demonstrated track record in training, mentoring and motivating teams to improve overall productivity and performance.
  • Documented work procedures and processes for staff resources.
  • Resolved customer complaints by visiting client plants and collaborating with engineers to identify cause of issues.
  • Created production scheduling system with periodic cost forecasting capability.
  • Strong understanding of ISO 9000 requirements and certifications.

Interest

  • basketball pickup games with local kids or  local leagues
  • going on nature trails with my kids and wife
  • spending time with the family