Luis Rojas

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

Production Manager

ClassB

ClassB

Tampa, Florida Production Manager

Managed all aspects of the Production facilities for a multi-million dollar garment imprinting organization. Key Aspects: Managed supply ordering and inventory, payroll, scheduling, training, quality assurance, and R&D of new products to ensure costs remained low and quality continued to improve in a fast-paced production environment.

Saved over $80,000 dollars in payroll costs versus previous year on a YTD comparison.

Cut supply costs 30 percent versus previous year comparison, as well as 40 percent under current budget.

Increased output of daily product through lean manufacturer techniques by 35 percent.

Helped organization attain coveted SHARP certification for safety, recognized by OSHA.

Reduced expedited shipping costs, due to late orders, by an average of $3000 per week from an average of $3400 previous year to just under $500 through lean manufacturing efficiency directives.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2012

Production Manager/ Special Projects Manager

MarkMaster Inc

Tampa, Florida Production Manager/ Special Projects Manager

Managed the day to day operations and special projects of 3 distinct, fast-paced departments overseeing 2 shifts with a total of 54 personnel.

Implemented Quality improvement program including spot audits, root-cause analysis, and implementation of remedial action which reduced errors from 12.5% to 2%.

Audited existing processes, identified critical gaps and designed new corrective procedures and wrote Standard Operating Procedures, trained staff, and monitored effectiveness.

Spearheaded a production realignment based on procedural matrix, internal and external errors, and cost management.

Improved operations through aggressive maintenance procedures which resulted in a 60% decrease in equipment downtime.

Implemented an inventory management system designed to minimize overstock of materials by including a project re-measurement cycle while maintaining batch samples necessary to perform warranty work, thereby saving the company 27% in wasted materials.

Ordered all necessary materials and coordinated deliveries to coincide with project and production needs.

Jan 2002 - May 2010

Operations Manager/General Manager

A.P. I., Inc.

Greensboro, NC/Charleston

SC Operations Manager/General Manager

Managed the implementation of Process Improvement engineered programs at various client locations.

Led fact-finding teams to provide statistics for cross-functional team of Process Engineers and Managers.

Implemented Quality improvement program including spot audits, root-cause analysis, and implementation of remedial action with the goal of reducing errors to Six Sigma requirements.

Audited existing processes, identified critical gaps and designed new corrective procedures.

Wrote Standard Operating Procedures, trained staff, and monitored effectiveness.

Spearheaded several production realignments based on procedural matrix, internal and external errors, and cost management.

COMPUTER SKILLS/ADDITIONAL SKILLS 

Currently pursuing a degree in Network Administration/Cisco Systems l Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA) l Experience with several Payroll and Time Management software l Proficient in all Microsoft Office Products l 5S-Inventory Organizational Control

Education

Education
May 2013 - Present

A.Sc

Cisco Systems-Hillsborough Community College
May 1998 - Dec 2001

B.A. Human Resource Development

Hawaii Pacific University
Aug 1986 - Jun 1989

High School Graduate

Asheboro High School

Skills

Skills

Supply Cost

Research And Development

ASPECTS

Organisation

PRODUCTION FACILITIES

Class 'B'

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2014 - Present

Cisco Certified Network Associate

Hillsborough Community College