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Jackson Thompson
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High-energy Production Manager / Supervisor with demonstrated success in waste reduction and maximizing productivity. Excels at applying lean manufacturing techniques, team building and maximizing employee potential. Committed to the customer, the employees and driving professionalism and excellence throughout the manufacturing environment. 
  • 14 Years Production Management / Supervisory / Leadership experience in a fast pace, high production volume setting.
  • 10 years experience working directly in the Toyota Production System (TPS)
  • Traveled to Japan for direct training in the Toyota Production System 
  • Experienced Kaizen leader
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software - Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Proficient in Made 2 Manage (M2M) ERP software, as well as SAP and BPCS
  • Proficient in multiple payroll systems including ADP EZ Labor, Paylocity and Ceridian
  • 8 Years experience teaching, leading and advising Quality Circles
  • ISO / QS internal auditor as well as experience in an FDA audited environment
  • Certified Forklift Trainer
  • Hazardous Spill Responder / HAZWOPER
  • CPR Certified
Senior Production Facilitator (Compression Therapy) Sep 2013Present BSN Medical (Medical device manufacturer) Rutherford College, NC
  • Directly manages up to 36 employees
  • Led implementation of work cell changes resulting in an overall increase of 7% in departmental production efficiency
  • Led implementation of work cell, inspection and machine changes resulting in an overall decrease of 10% in departmental waste 
  • Started and led first ever BSN RC Quality Circle activity with a focus on waste reduction
  • Assist in installation and start up of new equipment
  • Leads BSN RC scrap team with a focus on departmental waste
  • Leads joint scrap team and works closely with Reynosa, Mexico BSN facility, focusing on waste reduction, outflow reduction and cost reduction
  • Implemented drastic departmental area changes resulting in improvements to work cell layouts and placing a strong emphasis on 5S
  • Three time nominee of BSN Employee Excellence Award (challenge coin)
  • Manages departmental budget
  • Works closely with upper management identifying areas for improvement within the department and suggesting and implementing countermeasures and cost cutting activities
Production Facilitator Apr 2013Sep 2013 BSN Medical (Medical device manufacturer) Rutherford College, NC
  • Directly supervise 20 employees across three departments
  • Implemented activities increasing overall shift efficiency by 13%
  • Implemented activities reducing overall shift waste by 5%
  • Led shift in team building activities increasing morale and overall cooperation amongst team members
  • Provided upper management with weekly reports regarding potential process problems and potential countermeasures / solutions
Production Finance Specialist Sep 2012Apr 2013 Cataler North America (Toyota Subsidiary) Lincolnton, NC
  • Worked within the production department controlling all precious metal (rhodium, platinum and palladium) loss reduction and cost saving activities.
  • Implemented cost saving and recovery activities that reduced the company wide precious metal loss from 1.3% to a record .29%, beating the company- wide goal of 1%.
  • Provided weekly reports to the company president and management group proposing cost saving activities and providing updates on current cost saving activities and implementations.
  • Led the company environmental management system precious metals loss activity team.
  • Controlled and coordinated the company monthly inventory across all departments.
  • Worked with finance to ensure all inventory financial items are accurately valued and reported.
Production Supervisor Oct 2006Sep 2012 Cataler North America (Toyota Subsidiary) Lincolnton, NC
  • Directly supervised 18 to 50 employees.
  • Responsible for directing multiple productions teams setting company records for least scrap produced ( 0% scrap rate ) and highest production volume, beating production capacity by 500 pieces, 300 pieces and 200 pieces in three different working areas.
  • Led production changeover team with target of reducing equipment changeover times from 20 minutes to goal of 16 minutes. Successfully surpassed the 16 minute goal by reducing change over times to 13 minutes.
  • Led multiple new equipment installation teams designing modified equipment layouts to create more ergonomic work cells and help increase overall team member productivity.
  • Led multiple teams in equipment redesign to help reduce operating cost by eliminating wasteful steps.
  • Initiated company wide work instruction modification from paper to video.
  • Created video training program to train new hires and retrain experienced team members.
Production Team Leader Nov 2002Oct 2006 Cataler North America (Toyota Subsidiary) Lincolnton, NC
  • Led team of 7 team members in Chemical Coating and Absorbtion manufaturing process.
  • Led model line team in line redesign and scrap rate reduction, achieving scrap goal of 0%.
  • Led all Chemical Coating and Absorbtion manufacturing lines to set company records in production output.
  • Designed production 5S layouts for manufacturing areas.
Chemical Absorption Team Member Apr 2002Nov 2002 Cataler North America (Toyota Subsidiary) Lincolnton, NC
  • Assisted in manufacturing start up as a Chemical Absorption team member.
  • Set company record for Chemical Absorption line output as a production operator.
Gear Man Jan 1999Apr 2002 J.J. Digh Machine Inc. Dallas, NC
  • Responsible for set up and operation of multiple gear cutting machines.
  • Performed precision machine work using gear cutting machines and manual lathes to manufacture gears for automotive, military and textile machinery. 
CNC Lathe Machinist Jan 1998Jan 1999 J.J. Digh Machine Inc. Dallas, NC
  • Responsible for operating CNC lathe, manufacturing parts for automotive, military and textile equipment.
  • Responsible for machine set up of chuck, tools and dyes.
  • Assisted programming of machine. 
2005 - Criminal Justice Catawba Valley Community College Hickory, NC
2000 - Business Management Gaston College Dallas, NC
Diploma - 1998 North Gaston High School Dallas, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • BSN Medical Medical device manufacturer
  • Cataler North America Toyota Subsidiary
  • JJ Digh Machine Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Production Facilitator
  • Production Facilitator
  • Production Finance Specialist
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Team Leader


  • Catawba Valley Community College
  • Gaston College
  • North Gaston High School

Level of Education:

  • 2005 - Criminal Justice
  • 2000 - Business Management
  • Diploma - 1998

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