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Jackson Thompson
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Continuous Improvement Professional with a solid history of achievement in both Continuous Improvement, especially TPM and also in Operations Management in Manufacturing Environments. Opportunities in either area are highly desirable. A position which combines both is ideal. 

  • Highly experienced leader of people
  • Reliable, honest, independent
  • Experienced Continuous Improvement Leader with TPM focus especially AM, FI
  • Lifelong learner
  • Skilled trainer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
NCE (Continuous Improvement) Manager Sep 2010Present Nestle Dreyers Ice Cream Tulare, Ca
  • Implemented Goal Alignment Practices - Strategic Planning, Performance Measures, Operations Reviews, Problem Solving, Standard Procedures - throughout entire factory of 350 employees
  • Improved system to track, identify, and eliminate losses throughout the factory. On priority constrained lines implemented problem solving initiatives which improved Performance measure from 52% in 2015 to 67% YTD 2015 allowing  factory to return volume from 3rd party co-manufacturer reducing costs and providing for better control of  quality
  • Organized, led, trained factory Focused Improvement Pillar to provide problem solving tools to identify and eliminate root causes of problems. Personally trained over 80% of factory employees in basic problem solving process and trained others to continue training efforts
  • Led process to identify, prioritize, and assign Productivity Savings agenda - Generated $ 2 mm savings in 2014, on track for $2.8 mm savings 2015, identified ~$5mm opportunity in 2016
  • Certified Master Trainer - Trained multiple
  • Built TPM Implementation Plan in support of 2016 TPM launch
  • Supervised small staff of Industrial Performance Specialists
  • Supported Quality Manager in implementing problems solving teams and tools to reduce Consumer Complaints by 27% from 2014 to 2015 YTD
  • Supported Safety Manager in implementing problem solving teams and tools to reduce Recordable Injuries by 87% (from 7 to 1) from 2014 to 2015 YTD 
  • Led initiative to identify line capabilities and to reset targets for fill volume to reduce material losses $ 1.5 mm 2014 to 2015 YTD 
  • Prepared line capacity studies for 2016 budgeting process which provide improvement targets and drive drive changes to demand planning and scheduling process to reduce planned downtime, increase performance and reduce costs. 
General Supervisor and Factory Autonomous Maintenance Leader Jan 2001Sep 2010 Tropicana Products Bradenton, Fl
  • Managed two large Operations Departments with Integrated Maintenance functions - Responsible for Pasteurization and Storage of 65mm gallons of Aseptically stored Orange Juice and for all Low Acid Orange Juice production up to Packaging
  • Designed and implemented downtime tracking and control within these two areas
  • Redesigned  Aseptic Tank Monitoring/Cleaning practices; Reduced tank cleaning costs by $0.7mm annually. Also during my two year tenure, there were 0 losses for micro contaminated tanks. During the prior year there was $2.65mm lost due to contaminated tanks and destroyed finished product.
  • Certified High Performance Work System Site Trainer;  Developed Department HPWS Implementation Plan 
Shift Superintendent/Department Supervisor Sep 1993Jan 2001 Southern Gardens Citrus Processing Clewiston , FL
  • Managed various Production Departments
  • Shift Superintendent - Overall management function for all areas of a shift -70 employees, 7 Operations Departments
  • Key participant in managing change as site moved from traditional management to self-directed work teams
MBA: International Business May 2013 Argosy University Sarasota, Fl Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science/History University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA Graduated with Highest Honors; 3.83 GPA

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NCE Manager FROM Tulare , California RESUME

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School Attended
Argosy University