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Work experience

Plant Manager

TBR Laboratories

-Used Six Sigma and Lean principles for processes in the facility for efficient operations

-Developed and implemented lean manufacturing operating system the quality management system

-Organized teams to complete a HACCP Plan, maintenance system, and root cause team

-Using Lean and Six Sigma principles, improved efficiency resulting in an increase of operational efficiency of 25 percent and eliminated the need for overtime

Quality/R&D/Safety Manager

Food For Health International

-Created, implemented and managed the Quality Management System

-Implemented a quality system for checking all print and certifying corectness

-Oversaw R&D projects and ensured the completion of projects on time

-Implemented and managed the safety program in the facility

-Completed all SOPs, Specifications, the HACCP program, Recall Team, and other programs for each department

Master Scheduler, Plant Supervisor

Graphic Packaging

-Oversaw implementation of Lean principles and Six Sigma throughout the plant

-Quality checked print on all production runs

-Implemented continuous improvement for each value stream managed

-Using SPC, found if the machines were capable to run each product and determined the most efficient speed and level of quality to completely satisfy the customer and ensure on-time shipments

Jan 2011Present

Plant Manager

Shelf Reliance

-Using lean principles, quadrupled production and ended the need to use a co-packing plant saving the company $290,000 in co-packing fees

-Led Quality initiative on all print materials published for the company

-Brought the price per unit for labor from $0.64 to $0.19 per unit

-Implemented the Quality Management System for the company

-Implemented the Plant Operations Management System for the company

-Implemented the scheduling system for the company to ensure the most efficient production runs

-Created a culture of quality and ensured compliance with USDA/FDA regulations

-Moved production into a new building and had the new plant running in less than 48 hours

Education

Aug 2004Sep 2006

MBA

University of Phoenix
Sep 1996Apr 2000

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Utah Valley University

Skills

Root Cause Analysis
HACCP Plans
I have written several HACCP plans and I am proficient in the CFR Title 21
Value Stream Mapping
I have mapped two facilities and identified each value stream and found where inefficiencies are
Policies, Process and Procedure
I have written hundreds of policies, procedures, and process flow charts.
Gluten Free Certification
Completed Gluten Free Certification for current company.
Organic Certification
I have gone through certification for two companies.
Third Party Audits
Excellent at preparing for, managing, and passing third party audits

Certifications

Statistical Process Control

IFT

HACCP

AIB