Night Shipping Supervisor/Lead and Process Technician/Extruder Operator
Wellpet LLC －
Interviewed, hired, trained, coached, developed, and disciplined shipping employees on night shift. Increased night shift efficiency and output by 100%, while decreasing shipping mistakes by 50%.
Processed the highest quality pet food in the world using an extruder machine in the process system. Maintained high quality, by monitoring quality checks including: bulk density checks, NIR testing, and dimension checks. Performed the process while maximizing process capabilities and capacity in order to increase output pounds from the system, within specifications required by QA, customers, and industry.
Sep 2013－Dec 2013
Quad 4 Plastics Incorporated －
Loaded plastic pellets into extruder and started, monitored machine gauges and temperatures for high quality output. Produced high quality extrusion molded plastic parts efficiently and trimmed, quality control and packaged, labeled, and scanned them into inventory.
Management trainee, Production Supervisor, and Department Manager
Sep 2002－Mar 2013
Carpenter Company －
Coordinated efforts, recruited, developed job descriptions, department standards, and hired, coached, developed employees in a start-up operation; manufacturing garnettef fiber pillows. Determined safety stock levels according to customer demand. Generated daily production schedules for 2 shifts of operation. Responsible for 20 employees over 2 shifts. Collaborated, reported, and communicated daily with corporate vice-president, division manager and plant manager. Built relationships, motivated, monitored, disciplined, communicated feedback to employees towards their personal growth, creating win-win scenarios for the company. Placed safety first in all areas, and performed progress reports during probationary periods and annually. Implemented the 5 S's strategy for value of order, and developed our organizations TQM program. Cross-trained employees for flexibility and success. Lead all efforts and 2 production lines producing, packaging, scanning into inventory, and shipping operations using LTL carriers to ship out our consumer product on a daily basis.
Supervised several employees in a quite diverse workforce in several different departments including: bedding production branch, foam fabrication branch, consumer molded pillow branch, fiber bedding branch, foam warehouse branch, and laminated mattress branch. With a passion for people, building relationships, and showing them consideration for each of them, treating them fairly, and rewarding them constructively I have been quite successful getting the most out of my employees. I always improved quality and efficiency in each new assignment I was given or volunteered to take. Challenges, are recipes for continuous improvement, minimizing waste in all its ugly forms such as material yields, machinery downtime, manpower wasted, and maintenance of wasted energy being electrical, pneumatic, high pressure air, heat loss and any other source of energy waste.