Plant Director Resume Samples

A Plant Director is charged with the crucial tasks of managing production and daily operations, and ensure the safety of the plant at all times. The job duties commonly listed on the Plant Director Resume are – monitoring performance and accounting for production adjustments, directing and managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality, and other production-related activities; developing and controlling profits, plans and budgets; managing capital asset maintenance; providing leadership and training for relevant staff, implementing and maintaining preventive maintenance programs; providing direction, development, and leadership to production supervisor; and performing any other duties that are assigned by the CEO.

As this is a senior-level role, possessing the following skills becomes vital – solid knowledge of manufacturing operations, project planning, cost control, and program management; excellent communication skills, proven track record of success in implementing programs and business initiatives; and experience in expanding plant sites. A bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering is preferred. Work experience preferably in a supervisory or leadership role is mandatory.

Plant Director Resume example

Plant Director Resume

Summary : Plant Director is Identifying and coordinating improvements in the operations area necessary to meet the variance commitments for the plant and cost objectives. Ensuring that cost gaps are identified, action plans developed, and adequate resources allocated to meet all financial objectives.

Skills : Operations Management, General Management, Quality Management, Quality Management, Director Of Operations.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a $32MM-24/7 business unit.
    2. Production included RHB, SBM, EBM and IBM machinery specializing in pharmaceutical, food grade, health &beauty and various consumer packaged products.
    3. Managed and directed team of 13 salary and 150 hourly team associates - directed partnerships with sales teams to improve Customer Opportunity and defective product returns.
    4. Consolidated multi-site operations to one business unit generating substantial EBITDA (12% improvement).
    5. Led Turn-Around operations/quality and reduce $1M in operating costs (90 days) Kenneth L.
    6. Supervised maintenance of Jackson County Missouri historical sites.
    7. Developed hand on museum exhibits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Industrial


Plant Director Resume

Summary : Plant Director is Responsible for building a team of new hires, implementing manufacturing processes to ensure product quality and creating a transport delivery team. Driving overall supply chain capabilities by managing the plant-wide implementation of TPM, true efficiency, and team development. Achieving all productivity, quality, cost, delivery, safety & motivation Key Performance Indicators objectives. Providing a work environment that adheres to all compliance and regulatory guidelines.

Skills : Planning, Equipment Assistant, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversaw performance of a 500+ non-union employee facility that operates 24/7 with an operating budget of $12 million and staff of 37 employees, this multi-product Fruit Snack facility generates $138 million in sales.
    2. Responsible for all manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, quality, and distribution activities in addition to implementing lean manufacturing and TQM principles.
    3. Led project team of R&D, Process Eng., and Ops.
    4. to identify equipment capabilities, then develop and commercialize two new products accounting for $8.MM incremental sales.
    5. Implemented Lean Manufacturing principles into the operation that identified source of loss areas within the operations.
    6. Utilized the 5S and TPM process to improve throughputs & reduce equipment downtime, used Six Sigma tools to reduce process variation.
    7. Utilized the SMED process to incorporate Rapid Changeover process and Rapid Cleanup process.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Management


Plant Director Resume

Summary : Plant Director with an information technology systems background. +25 years of experience in multinational consumer electronics and goods manufacturing companies. Proven implementations of resource maximization in shared services, logistics and distribution. Focused and results driven decision maker.

Skills : Project Management, Microsoft Office, Continuous Improvement.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overall operations and P&L of a 50 million dollar television assembly facility.
    2. Responsible for raw material negotiations with overseas and regional suppliers.
    3. Responsible for sub-contracting negotiations of plastic injection components.
    4. Responsible for the demand and supply planning based on the sales forecasts.
    5. Reduced Operational Costs by 1.2M USD for 2010 World Cup Year -vs- Previous 2006 World Cup, consequently increasing product profitability.
    6. Responsible for the +200 in-bound and +200 out-bound containers a month for Raw Materials and Finished Goods.
    7. Managed shipments from China, Japan, Malaysia to the US and Mexico and From Mexico to the US.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Computer Science Engineering

Plant Director Resume

Headline : Plant Director with 7 years of experience in Evaluating business unit capabilities, skills, and resource alignment to ensure performance against objectives. Leading realignment and work redesign efforts as necessary to provide executional excellence. Fostering an environment of continuous improvement that meets or exceeds division expectations. Establishing clear performance and behavioral expectations for all employees.

Skills : Behavioral Assistant, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Directly managed the agreements with Ocean Lines to save 3PL management costs.
    2. Negotiated air, ocean, rail and over the roads contracts to reduce costs and mitigate financial risks.
    3. Coordinated cost reduction projects that deliver $5.3 million in annual savings.
    4. Applied excellence in leadership and operational management to 175 people in production, warehousing, quality assurance, safety, maintenance, fleet and transportation operations, in order to effectively manage the P&L.
    5. Ensured quality goals met company and industry standards by spearheading FSSC 22000 and internal certification and recertification.
    6. Promoted safety and environmental compliance and implements process improvement projects using innovative tools such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and equipment optimizations.
    7. Mentored all staff levels in the plant and implemented various engagement initiatives to increase productivity and morale including being involved in employee relations matters related to unions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Plant Director Resume

Summary : Manufacturing leader with expertise driving performance, improving operations in the Food Manufacturing industry. Successful record managing union and non-union environments and multi-site operations. Reputation for achieving results, fostering collaborative and flexible teams to meet changing needs. Unique ability to optimize employee engagement to greatly change behaviors in safety, quality, and customer service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SAP, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Method Of Manufacturing.

Description :

    1. Managed 34 Salary and 464 Hourly employees at the Salina facility Cut Premier wing MTO hours by 1000 hours and still maintained high standard of .
    2. Implemented and successfully leaned two buildings with cost reduction of $225,000 in wasted man hour travel; Class 3's and parts on hand.
    3. Improved raw material yield utilization by 10% utilizing operational and capital investments.
    4. Increased overall annual production by 20% by implementing a $12 million bottle blowing operation, $1 million pH system upgrade and over 20 other critical capital investment projects.
    5. Tasked with P&L, planning, manufacturing, maintenance, quality and environmental system management.
    6. Facility produced 140m pounds of sweet goods and sandwich carriers comprised of 240 unique SKU's, and has a total annual spend of $160M.
    7. Developed and managed teams that started up high speed lines for the production of croissant and biscuit sandwich carriers, which eliminated co-packing costs of $2M annually.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S In Microbiology

Plant Director Resume

Headline : Guiding Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Operational Development & Controls, and Change Management to Build Profitable Organizations in Challenging Markets Operations Executive with 25+ years of measurable results - I have a consistent record of directing underperforming operations and turning them around improving operations, building strong business relationships, and driving profitable growth in intensely competitive markets.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning, Process Assistant.

Description :

    1. Coordinated all activities and run plant operations during transition period.
    2. Responsible for the budgeting and P&L responsibility as well as coordinating all raw ingredients ordering, schedule production, and coordinate shipping.
    3. Hired and trained new management staff.
    4. Assessed personnel production and maintenance facility wide.
    5. Made recommendations on ways to improve.
    6. Led Implementation of Lean six sigma projects and assist with change management processes.
    7. Found ways to eliminate waste and streamline all processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Plant Director Resume

Headline : A leader with proven success in guiding and directing the operations of businesses on the supply side of energy by engaging employees at all levels to achieve high organizational performance. Broad experience within the electric utility and energy industries -- having held positions in the areas of engineering, project management, plant management, and executive management.

Skills : Planning, Management Skills, Plant Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the direction of 150 persons and on-site contractor personnel to operate a four-unit, 715MW coal-fired power plant.
    2. Oversaw production line projects, install new lines, equipment, and refurbish existing equipment.
    3. Validate or create SOP's and train all personnel in the proper use of the procedures.
    4. Revamped Maintenance department and implemented PM program that added to the increase in throughput and reduction in waste.
    5. Planned and implemented capital improvement projects, overhaul planning and execution, and project management that supported long-term plant improvement and investment.
    6. Led a team of plant directors in developing a process to improve prioritization of planned work for overhauls, projects, and capital improvements for the power plants in the immediate region.
    7. Mentored two department managers and four plant supervisors who were later promoted to plant directors and plant managers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Plant Director Resume

Summary : Accomplished Plant Director with over 25 years leading large organizations and strategic corporate initiatives. Maintaining an effective performance management process reviewing all direct reports progress against mid-year and annual plans and continually develop their effectiveness as leaders and technical practitioners, as well as providing an opportunity for career development.

Skills : Directing, Leadership, Process Assistant.

Description :

    1. Responsible for budgeting, P&L responsibility, and coordinating all activities of plant operations.
    2. Spearheaded Lean six sigma projects and change management processes.
    3. Validated and created SOP's along with training all personnel in the proper use of the procedures which dramatically increased employee morale, production and reduced waste and employee turnover.
    4. Increased overall productivity by 35% and decreased plant wide waste by 25% by implementing Lean six sigma principles and updating and implementing SOP's to illustrate proper procedures in running and tracking production.
    5. Upgraded and refurbished equipment in the mixing department along with 3 powder lines to increase efficiency, production and eliminate 4 fulltime and 8 temporary workers.
    6. Revamped Maintenance department and implemented PM program that added to the increase in throughput and reduction in waste.
    7. Created a Quality Assurance department, staffed and trained personnel to manage quality of finished goods.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
EdD In Leadership

Plant Director Resume

Summary : Performance-driven Plant Director Professional with 20 years' comprehensive achievements across Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Nutraceutical industry, and a business acumen across diverse cultures and economies. Recognizing for ability to incorporate innovative management techniques that result in enhanced business practices, increased productivity, and profits.

Skills : Business Planning, Budgeting, Start-Ups, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Led the management team in the development, implementation and achievement of business objectives while meeting customer needs: Champion Team performance development and coaching.
    2. Improved work ambience Increase production throughput from 400 to 2000 items per day.
    3. Implemented of 5S program.
    4. Successfully managed the project of opening South Shore USA distribution center.
    5. Reached the goal of shipping 90% of orders within 24 hrs Maintain the inventory fill rate above company goal of 98.5%.
    6. Developed new process for dough production that will save $1.4M annually Achieved $4.1M in cost savings by applying Lean Manufacturing techniques primarily through Value Stream Mapping, Root Cause Problem Solving, and Standardized Work Methods.
    7. Led implementation of SAP system to focus on and reduce material variances.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Plant Director Resume

Headline : Notable 20 yeas of high profile management positions in automotive products manufacturing and plant administration. Employment history is characterized by progressive advancement to positions of increased responsibility as well as recognition for outstanding performances. Customers include Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corporation, Nissan Corporation, Subaru-Isuzu of America, Toyota Company, General Motors Corporation, and VWM.

Skills : Operations Management, Human Resources, Engineering Management, Chamber Of Commerce.

Description :

    1. Responsible and accountable for the site's annual operations budget.
    2. Directed and led all site operations and staff including: Operations.
    3. Responsible for the leadership and Operations of the facility to produce safely and efficiently 200,000 tonnes of annual confectionary products.
    4. Led efforts to reduce waste costs by $4 million dollars annually.
    5. Responsible for leading efforts with engineering to obtain the $30 million dollars annual capital appropriations at the Waco site Responsibilities included directing all site function leadership including: - Industrial Engineering - Personnel and Organization - Quality Assurance - Service and Finance - Regional Supply and Logistics.
    6. Managed South Shore Juarez manufacturing staff assuring resources were properly allocated at each department, maintain adherence to Mexican customs, fiscal and labor law through internal controls and outside consultants as needed.
    7. Established evaluation program to identify training needs for direct labor advancement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Electrical Engineering