Sumitomo Electric Group-Judd Wire Inc
Turners Falls, MA Plant Manager OEM manufacturer of high technology wire company, specializing in the use of electron beam cross-linked thermosets for wire insulation. Manufacturer of wire and cable in over 100 styles recognized by Underwriters Laboratory(UL), Canadian Standards, Boeing standards(BMS) and Military Specifications. Responsible for the management and control of manufacturing operations, including the oversight of all manufacturing and maintenance groups of an operation with annual sales of more than 75 M $. Direct and indirect reporting of a unit of 156 employees including salaried and hourly. ISO 9002, TS16949, AS 9001, ISO14000 certified. Ensure established safety, quality and productivity standards. Analyze and ensure effective utilization of machinery, equipment and personnel to meet current and future requirements for demand. Successfully implemented a scrap reduction plan to match 3.5% of sales for all manufacturing departments with plans to reduce it further more. Directly supported company's growth in one year of 25% with effective delivery and proper systems and staffing in the aerospace, automotive and electronics markets. Hire, motivate and train subordinates as to company policies and procedures. Evaluate performance of all direct reports and make appropriate personnel recommendations.