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Steven Alves

Production Manager

Work experience


Production Manager

  • Make quality products ensuring they meet our high-end standards
  • Train and supervise production team
  • Lead by example, act as a role model for the team
  • Create weekly schedule to ensure adequate staffing and production levels
  • Maintain appropriate levels of inventory for raw and finished product
  • Prepare and handle all incoming and outgoing shipments of raw materials and finished goods
  • Ensure working areas are maintained cleaned and work environment meets ServSafe regulations
  • Supervise clients and sell products at special events and directly to store owners.
  • Maintain fluid communication with case managers and client services personnel in order to support women participants of the program

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.


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


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

Inbound Operation Manager

  • 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


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



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Mercer  College







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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


  • 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.


  • basketball pickup games with local friends or  local leagues
  • New technology
  • spending time with the family