Plant General Manager Resume Samples

A Plant General Manager is responsible for directing, managing, and optimizing the overall operations of one or more plants. The job description includes setting policies, making decisions, and guiding to improve the quality, quantity, and cost-efficiency of plant operations. On a given day, the following duties mentioned on the Plant General Manager Resume are carried out – planning, and directing daily operations, increasing production, asset capacity and flexibility, allocating resources effectively, monitoring operations and triggering corrective actions, collecting and analyzing data to find places of waste, developing systems and processes and addressing employees’ issues, and grievances.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are needed – knowledge of business and management principles, familiarity with industry-standard equipment and technical expertise, knowledge of safety, quality, productivity, and demand creation; and the ability to create accountability. A Business Management degree is often seen on eligible resumes.

Plant General Manager Resume example

Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : To obtain employment that utilizes both my knowledge and skills, as well as presents challenges and opportunities for advancement. Responsible for all aspects of the business including sales, production, planning, purchasing, maintenance, and customer service.

Skills : Electrical, Plumbing, Management, Production, Fabricator, Welder, CNC Lathe Programmer/Operator, Maintenance, Sales, Planning, Purchasing, Customer Service, Operations, Master Machinist, Tool & Die.

Description :

    1. Provided complete machine shop services, metal cast parts, raw metal orders, tube fabrication, stamping, spinning, welded assemblies and all types of coatings including powder coating by batch oven and conveyor system.
    2. Responsible for all aspects of the business including sales, production, planning, purchasing, maintenance, hiring, and customer service.
    3. Responsible for all scheduling.
    4. Set up our production scheduling, worksheets, order sheets, production reports, and tracking system.
    5. Set up the preventative maintenance program.
    6. Responsible for performing most other duties in daily operation such as welding (mig, tig, stick, etc.) on steel, aluminum, and stainless.
    7. Coached in a team environment to insure we had the right players in the right roles while driving a new culture of plant team and individual accountability.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Plant General Manager Resume

Headline : Versatile, results-driven operations executive with extensive experience and qualifications in multi-site production and logistics management. Helped champion approximately in annual bottom-line improvements through technology systems enhancements, consolidation, outsourcing and productivity improvements.

Skills : Lean Six Sigma, Toyota Kata Coach.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all administration of the plant activities.
    2. Experienced in Finance, Operations, and Marketing, you will find that I am a hands on individual that enjoys spending time in the manufacturing process rather than trying to manage only from an office.
    3. Allowed us to identify specific problem areas in maintenance and labor.
    4. Because of my prior experience in purchasing and inventory control, I was promoted to Accounting/Production Control Manager where I held the responsibility for purchasing and production scheduling.
    5. Established a communication network with our sales department that allowed them to better communicate with customers.
    6. Implemented a visual factory utilizing Status at a Glance (SAAG) boards and Kanban's.
    7. Reviewed production processes for problems or errors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA In Finance


Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : Over 10 years of experience, including as a Plant General Manager in industries including Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, and Mobile Home Dealers. Most recently, I have been working as a Plant General Manager at Irving Material Inc. Experiences includes Inventory Management, Process Engineering, Staffing.

Skills : As400, Management, Human Resources, Team Building.

Description :

    1. Planned and directed manufacturing activities.
    2. Coordinated resources for manufacturing.
    3. Ensured manufactured products met specs for quality.
    4. Reviewed processing schedules and production orders.
    5. Determined production resource requirements.
    6. Made staffing and scheduling decisions.
    7. Made decisions related to inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration

Plant General Manager Resume

Headline : As a Plant General Manager, responsible for Ensuring optimal ramp up and execution of operations by achieving targets in terms of occupational health and safety (culture and results), production capacity, equipment reliability, standardization of operating costs and product quality, Ensuring compliance with business processes.

Skills : Six Sigma Green Belt, APICS, Toyota Production Systems.

Description :

    1. Drived bottom line results through leadership and metric driven lean tools to turn around the operation and drive continuous improvement and operational excellence in all areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
    2. Reduced TCIR for safety incidents by 50% YOY through communication and job safety analysis.
    3. Built an aligned and empowered team focused on metric driven continuous improvement - $675K in YTD savings.
    4. Increased shipped revenue 18% through unified scheduling and optimized efficiency levels.
    5. Reduced Labor costs by 8% and material costs by 6% across all value streams using value stream analysis and design for manufacturing techniques.
    6. Improved plant on-time delivery by 11% and reduced O/H spending 10% YOY.
    7. Transitioned additional value streams into the facility using a stage gate NPD process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Industrial Engineering

Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : Plant General Manager with extensive experience leading businesses to successfully increase market share and shareholder value. A business leader specializing in operational excellence and business process improvement to deliver bottom line results outlined in the business strategy.

Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Represented the Family Foundation and distribution of approximately $250,000 annually in grant requests to the community for needs that meet the goals and objectives of both the foundation and community.
    2. Reorganized the plant into cellular operations using fundamental lean tools to improve plant productivity , customer service , and quality.
    3. Invested over $8M in new technology to achieve above stated goals while reducing plant employment by 38% that involved less than 8 layoffs in a plant that began the transformation with 450 employees.
    4. Convinced county officials to grant a FILOT agreement for this investment even with this reduction in headcount.
    5. Implemented new safety and training programs that were tied to a variable pay program for the associates.
    6. Followed this restructure, plant sales margins have improves from 33% to 37%, the plant has been recognized internally within Timken with several lean and quality awards for the plants improvement in safety, quality, and customer service levels.
    7. Used Lean Tools & Training including standard work, QCO, Kaizen events, pull systems, and various scheduling, order entry, and safety stock changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Plant General Manager Resume

Objective : Plant General Manager with expertise in implementing Lean Manufacturing initiatives processes that transform cultures to create customer-focused accountability optimal service, Training as engineer with ability to analyze champion safety and quality control programs that maximize operational efficiencies and exceptional customer experience.

Skills : Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Operation Management, Procurement, Total Quality Management, ERP, Electronic Component, Blueprint, LEAN, Project Management, Supplier Management and Selection, Global Sourcing.

Description :

    1. Championed key productivity initiatives for a $50M office furniture manufacturing entity achieving the following results: Established a safety awareness culture resulting in a recordable safety rate of 1.30 (64.5% improvement), Worker's Comp performance was #1 at $0.21 per member hour worked (lost work days were zero).
    2. Enhanced the customer delivery experience with complete and on-time delivery metrics above 95%.
    3. Benchmarked for Green Initiatives in waste reductions activities; $51,525 recycling profit by YE with $53,078 in disposal fees versus previous year fees of $186K with $0 recouped for recycling.
    4. Improved revenue/member hour 13.3% for the year.
    5. Plant received 2nd highest score among all HON facilities.
    6. Recognized and plant awarded for employee engagement and morale scores in consecutive years.
    7. Trained in Japan on strategic lean benchmarking.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : As a Plant General Manager, responsible for establishing performance standards (availability, efficiency, OEE) in collaboration with the Vice-President Operations, Leading weekly meetings with your team and SUs to analyze KPIs, and discuss and launch required action plans.

Skills : Word, Implementational Skills.

Description :

    1. Spearheaded operations of two different facilities (Marlette and Warren) to ensure positive economic results (with full P&L responsibility $160M - KPI's to EBIT) and three sequencing facilities (Multi Plant experience).
    2. Maximized productivity of 3 production shifts (about 350 people) by reducing waste, reducing cycle times, and minimizing downtime.
    3. Designed financial plans for all departments and provided world-class support to internal and external customers.
    4. Launched just-in-time plant that produced the Chrysler Dodge Ram Truck modular headliner, spearheading the launch from building selection, to recruiting the management team, and designing the departments of the company.
    5. Met all supply and service customer requirements in design and delivery of plant launch.
    6. Implemented TQM continuous improvement teams (UETs), and lean manufacturing practices (5S, Kamishibai, FIFO, SMED, standardization, problem solving, Kanban, VSM).
    7. Improved cycle times and boosted line output, reducing direct labor (20%) and reduced COPQ 25% (KPI's to EBIT).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : As a Plant General Manager experience in cutting costs, streamlining operations and increasing productivity. Successfully builds and maintains dynamic, motivated and passionate operational teams. Effective change management leader.

Skills : Plant Manager, Developing Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all aspects of a 1 million pound per month plastic recycling operation.
    2. Built a Quality system from the ground up present to comply with automotive clients strict supplier guidelines (ISO 14001) This system including written procedures, CAPA, daily production documentation, audits and quality inspections.
    3. Developed cost center analysis for each production line and value stream at the facility.
    4. Allowed for the generation of effective goals at each one and helped achieve process improvements to maintain and increase profitability.
    5. Eliminated inefficient operations and reversed non-profitable value streams.
    6. Drive continuous improvement and encourage an attitude of accountability and ownership by providing consistent leadership and coaching though communicating plans, goals, and results by using regularly scheduled focused team meetings.
    7. Moved company bottom line from one of loss to profitability by engaging the workforce, holding problem solving workshops, setting goals, driving change, and following through by being accountable and holding all equally accountable.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Plant General Manager Resume

Summary : Persuasive leader with experiences to lead manufacturing, operation, procurement, and project management initiatives for diversified industry leader companies. Committing to managing operations and projects flawlessly while consistently delivering desired results and contributing to revenue-producing activities.

Skills : Leadership, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Focused the plant staff on ensuring maximum sustainable production and quality, and on maintaining full compliance with environmental and regulatory requirements.
    2. Trained staff in applied leadership skills, technical troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
    3. Mentored leadership team on integration of financial results, production results, plant maintenance and equipment reliability.
    4. Led the successful startup, smooth turnover of operational control of the plant, and prompt ramp-up to rated capacity of Green Plains Obion, and exceeded rated capacity consistently during its first year of operation.
    5. Organized the shutdown team structure and led a thorough Shutdown Project planning process to ensure all scheduled shutdown work was successfully completed on budget and ahead of schedule, including extensive upgrades to molecular sieve bottles, and the addition of a second truck ethanol loading station.
    6. Instituted high risk work authorization process to formalize evaluation of risks when performing work outside of the normal safety processes and procedures.
    7. Developed and implemented plant emergency drill scenarios in preparation for plant startup, including recovery of injured worker, ammonia leak, and environmental emergency due to ethanol spill.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Plant General Manager Resume

Headline : Responsible for Collaborating in the implementation of optimization projects specific to your unit, Fostering a culture of continuous improvement and optimize the Cascades lean production system in place.

Skills : Planning Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Assessed plant operational performance across the system Managed Juice Base Manufacturing supporting all North American operations.
    2. Developed business strategy for Make versus Buy with company Co-Pack business.
    3. Integrated Regional best in class 5s program.
    4. Delivered $500k in yield savings.
    5. Standardized work processes at all levels of the facility.
    6. Planned and successfully moved all 5 operating lines, spare equipment, manpower, and inventory from one facility to another.
    7. Managed three external sequencing facilities, in Lake Orion (MI), in Oshawa (ON), and Brampton (ON).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management