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Hyland M

Passionate dedicated supervisor/plant manager.

Occupation:

Plant Operator

Location:

Ashton, IL

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:

YES

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A Plant Manager that specializes in the day to day operations, LEAN certified while planning and scheduling according to the workload deemed by the shipping backlog. Worked in a very wide range of different departments which has given the ability to be able to put all the pieces of the puzzle together in the proper order to meet or exceed customer expectations. Having also proven effective at implementing cost reductions and time savings.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

TJ Hale (Confidential) 4/2007 - 7/2007
Swenson Spreader (Confidential) 8/2006 - 4/2007
Lockformer (Confidential) 8/1985 - 8/2006
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

East Auroa High School General Studies 1977 High School/GED Degree
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Highlights:

Hyland W. Morse 408 Western Ave. Ashton, Ill. 61006 (815)453-7770 (815)258-6969 Resume Sumary; A Plant Manager that specializes in the day to day operations, while planning and scheduling according to the workload deemed by the shipping backlog. Worked in a very wide range of different departments which has given the ability to be able to put all the pieces of the puzzle together in the proper order to meet or exceed customer expectations. Having also proven effective at implementing cost reductions and time savings. Work Experience: TJ Hale Milwaukee,Wi May 2007- July 2007 Supervising of assembly in the Milwakee satelite production site, of high end store fixtures for companies such as Kohl's and Bass Pro. Making sure that the assembled product met customer expectation for quality and on time delivery. Working on improving the build times and working cost reduction and space reductions. Swen son Spreader LLC. Lindenwood, Il. August 2006- May 2007 Responsible for the plant day to day operations. Currently managing four supervisors and approx. 85 employees. Which covers first and 2nd shifts. Duties include scheduling of assembly department from master schedule to then pull through the rest of the shop materials needed to build the final assembly parts. Responsible for continuous improvement projects and cost reductions. Currently working on raising throughput and lowering costs, while also maintaining a safe and organized work place. We are slowly implementing LEAN manufacturing practices and Six Sigma. The company is also currently working towards ISO certification. I have received formal classroom LEAN training. Participated in (2) Kaizen/ Rapid Improvement Events. The Lockformer Company Lisle, IL Product Manager to help in plant relocation (January 2006- August 2006) Product manager working for Mestek Corporation that owns Lockformer. Traveling between Cleveland and St.Louis as product manager to get the Lockformer machines now built in these plants up to quality standards and shipped on time. Set the build scheduled based upon order and capacity. Then push all the parts through to be able to build and ship on time. August 1985- present (November 2005) Production Supervisor, Sheet Metal, Weld, Paint (October 2001 to Present) The Lisle plant ceased manufacturing operations in November. I have been hired to work at both the Cleveland and St.Louis facilities as a product manager to help have the products that had been previously manufactured. Responsibilities at Lisle was for the sheet metal fabrication area and also the assembly area where we build plasma cutting machines along with the paint area. This is a 73,000 sq. foot union facility supervising up to 22 people on a daily basis and also covering 60 personnel plant wide on an as need basis. Implemented many cost savings to the department, for example over $5000.00 a year in paint savings and less hazardous waste. This was accomplished by spending $90.00 and implementing a new way we close and open the paint area. Working with subordinates to implement cost savings to the assemblies and also saving machine shop time to make parts with a savings of over $30,000.00 per year. Duties also include making sure the raw materials necessary to make the parts needed, along with the component parts needed to either assemble or weld are available. Scheduling the work load as far as what must be made first and what needs to be assembled to meet the shipping schedule and meet the monthly goals. Work first hand with the EHS person to ensure OSHA and company safety rules are followed along with being on the safety committee and also served for a time on the Quality improvement and cost savings committee. We have had numerous production and inventory systems, including Kan Ban, M2M, and EMS. Recently took over 40 hours of training on Made 2 Manage, which is a new MIS system that the company plans to implement in the future, after the move. Recently worked part time in the Purchasing department since the retirement of the purchasing manager. Previously responsible for the 2nd shift for 6-1/2 years, January 1995-October 2001, which included paint, welding, and machine shop personnel. Also supervised the assembly dept. for 6 months. Responsibilities included work center lists, inspecting product and moving it to the assembly area, hiring, firing, lay-off, and reviews of personnel. Mechanical Drafter/Designer, January 1992-January 1995, Responsible for machine design and drafting and detailing of parts to be machined. Creating the bills of material and determining the type of material to be used in making the part. Responsible for trouble shooting problems that may arise in assembly areas whether it was my design or someone elses. Very proficient at using Cadkey as our cad package, and still able create DXFs and IGS files for our programmer. Inspector, January 1987-January 1992, Responsible for 1st piece inspection of parts off of CNC machines and for verifying that parts were to blueprint specification using various types of inspecting equipment including a 30" comparator. Storeroom Clerk/Material Handler, August 1985- January1987, Started as as a union employee working in the stockroom putting away all manufactured and purchase parts. Responsible for pulls for assembly, and help with cycle counts. Education: Waubonsee Community College Courses at night school: Cad drafting I & II, Machine tools I, and Hydraulics. East Aurora High School: Graduated 1977 Seminars and Work Offered Courses: Three different courses on SPC and TQM, Supervision Keylink To Productivity, Advanced Supervision I & II, and Introduction to Numerical Control. Recently having completed well over 40 hours of training on Made 2 Manage, which is an MIS system.

Companies I like:

Whitney Esterline, Amada, Mestek, Greenlee

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Plant manager scheduling the assembly area to meet customer shipping schedule maintaining a high quality product meeting or exceding customer satisfaction. Lead also a couple LEAN events at Swenson. Which increased thoughput in assembly.
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