Top Plant Superintendent Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Plant Superintendent. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Plant Superintendent resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.1% of Plant Superintendent resumes contained Plant Operations as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Plant Superintendent actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Plant Superintendent resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Plant Operations

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Here's how Plant Operations is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Collected information pertaining to water plant operations and treatment; compiled reports for department records and State Health Department requirements.
  • Managed day-to-day plant operations including manpower assignment, maintenance scheduling, and equipment and product changeovers.
  • Evaluated employee and facility performance, devising and implementing continual improvement strategy throughout plant operations.
  • Revitalized plant operations, eliminated redundancy, automated repetitive functions, and improved bottom-line profitability.
  • Developed and closely monitored the monetary budget for plant operations and maintenance.
  • Supervised plant operations and scheduled completion of product and shipping.
  • Insured plant operations met and/or exceeded environmental permitting requirements.
  • Managed plant operations including profit and loss responsibilities.
  • Managed plant operations in union environment.
  • Co-chaired plant Safety Committee and insured that plant operations are consistent with USP and OSHA policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Led plant operations for this manufacturer and subcontractor of heavy equipment and systems that supported the U.S. Military (DOD).
  • Maintain a clean, professional and safe working environment by inspecting, executing and overseeing daily plant operations and following up.
  • Orchestrated total plant operations during evening shift including Production, Packaging, Micro, Chemistry, QA, and QC.
  • Managed overall plant operations including receiving, processing, bottling, cooler, sanitation, maintenance, and shipping.
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, shipping, receiving, quality, safety and maintenance.
  • Leveraged extensive manufacturing and production knowledge to manage all aspects of plant operations for a 250,000 sq.
  • Incorporated 150 Job Safety Analysis for plant operations to reduce OSHA injuries and near misses to zero.
  • Plant Operations, In-house Certified Weld Trainer and Safety, Shop Maintenance, Shipping & Receiving, Purchasing
  • Maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations that effect plant operations.
  • Managed new plant production and processes that included personnel training, purchasing, and plant operations.

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2. Production Supervisors

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Here's how Production Supervisors is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Direct Responsibility for 8 Production Supervisors/foreman and maintenance as well as team members totaling approx.
  • Managed a staff of production supervisors, management support and production associates.
  • Direct supervision over four production supervisors and co-chaired plant safety committee.
  • Schedule all operational employees and production supervisors.
  • Supervised the hiring, training, and performance of a completely new workforce including production supervisors and managers.
  • Managed 4 production supervisors and 140 United Steel Workers Union employees including regulating employee contract issues and negotiations.
  • Managed 5 Production Supervisors and 140 union employees in a plant consisting of 9 production lines.
  • Staff consists of 1 Engineer, 3 Head supervisors, and 16 Production supervisors.
  • Help in the development of 3 engineering interns which became production supervisors.
  • Managed staff of 3 production supervisors supporting 28 production employees.
  • Managed, trained, and developed seven Production Supervisors.
  • Mentor, hire and train and new production supervisors.
  • Directed three production supervisors and 66 non-union employees.
  • Directed activities of 180 multi shift hourly employees and production supervisors.
  • PLANT SUPERINTENDENT Managed staff of production supervisors and directed 65 person U.A.W.

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3. Entire Facility

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Here's how Entire Facility is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Perform Monthly inventory of Production levels for Corporate of entire facility.
  • Established Lean Manufacturing for entire facility.
  • Coordinate production schedule for entire facility.
  • Lead and oversaw the entire facility and assured the production staff was compliant to schedule.
  • Rolled out and trained personnel on WQM and 5 Why Analysis for entire facility.
  • Managed entire facility on the off shift/second shift.
  • Implemented Standardized work for the entire facility.

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4. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Coordinate production schedules and process optimization activities to meet customer demands, while achieving company improvement objectives.
  • Developed and implemented operational policies and production schedules to maximize production for night shift.
  • Coordinated production schedules and workload of second shift warehouse and laboratory personnel.
  • Managed daily/weekly production schedules to ensure that lines were adequately staffed.
  • Developed / implemented cross-training procedures to achieve critical production schedules.
  • Developed and maintained production schedules in all departments.
  • Maintain labor according to daily/weekly production schedules.
  • Established and Maintained production schedules.
  • Assisted with implementation of vendor managed inventory system based upon usage, product production schedules and length between rolling of product.
  • Ensured daily production schedules were met, evaluated downtime, updated reports and directed a culture that concentrated on customer satisfaction.
  • Streamlined the process of allocating staffing levels, which improved the plant's ability to meet unique production schedules and requirements.
  • Ensured quality and production schedules were met through careful monitoring of inventories, raw materials, and finished goods.
  • Revise production schedules and priorities as a result of customer need, equipment failure, or operational problems.
  • Oversee departments within the plant to insure we have the resources and materials needed to meet production schedules.
  • Established shift production schedules, reviewed production to effectively direct plant work patterns and schedule needed overtime.
  • Set up and maintained all production schedules, production numbers, and quality control program.
  • Coordinate production schedules with the shipping department and direct incoming materials and supplies.
  • Review production schedules and work orders to assess priorities and delegate work assignments.
  • Established a database of sales history to provide more efficient production schedules.
  • Prepared and administered daily, weekly, and monthly plant production schedules.

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5. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Established pneumatic/electrical equipment preventative maintenance program utilizing software.
  • Developed and implemented manufacturing systems, including preventative maintenance programs, process control, and scheduling priority.
  • Oversee warehouse operations, inventory control, preventative maintenance programs, safety and conduct regulations enforcement.
  • Directed logistics and shipping operations, and created an effective preventative maintenance program.
  • Developed a plant wide preventative maintenance system and coordinated the maintenance activities.
  • Supervised the activities of maintenance personnel with preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Scheduled preventative maintenance on all production units.
  • Implemented preventative maintenance program in Stamping Plant.
  • Manage all preventative maintenance activities.
  • Instituted a preventative maintenance program.
  • Focused team efforts on improving production efficiency, proactive and preventative maintenance and completion of $300K in capital equipment projects.
  • Implemented a preventative maintenance program that has cut parts and has increased production and profits.
  • Reduced TMDF stacking bin down time by 50% by simply implementing preventative maintenance programs.
  • Direct Maintenance and preventative maintenance programs in line with plans to meet company objectives.
  • Manage the equipment, preventative maintenance and the installation of new equipment.
  • Assist the maintenance staff with equipment repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Supervised preventative maintenance initatives maximizing machine and equipment up time.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate preventative maintenance and sanitation schedules.
  • Coordinated preventative maintenance on all existing equipment, including Hazardous waste collectors, and a fleet of 26 delivery trucks.
  • Re-designed warehouse layout, implemented a preventative maintenance program increasing production line efficiencies by 36%.

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6. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Initiated and completed numerous process improvements that improved safety, increased production, and reduced operating costs.
  • Manage manufacturing operations with full responsibility for Manning, Quality, Productivity, Delivery and Process Improvement.
  • Identify and manage site / operations Continuous improvement projects for process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Managed and coordinated the maintenance group for process improvement implementation at 5 other facilities.
  • Monitored individual, line and quality performance trends and implemented process improvements as necessary.
  • Boosted company efficiency through technology upgrades and process improvements such as active management practices.
  • Implemented quality and process improvement teams throughout plant to effectively improve all operations.
  • Analyzed the needs for continuous process improvement and/or process re-engineering activities.
  • Process Improvement: Lead continuous improvement teams to improve production efficiency.
  • Managed process improvement, quality and safety programs.
  • Assumed responsibility of Ongoing Process improvement Manager.
  • Increased sales and profits more than 50% through strategic consolidations, process improvements, and close attention to customer satisfaction.
  • Reduced headcount and overhead costs by eliminating the need for a paint line night shift through lean process improvements.
  • Led a Process Improvement Team towards increased production capacity resulting in a 20% improvement by year end 2000.
  • Managed all the levels of the production staff, putting together process improvement projects for all specialty departments.
  • Process improvement and plant expansion project that improved roll covering durability and quality ($25MM).
  • Led continuous improvement initiatives related to reduction of cycle time, improved quality, or process improvement.
  • Established packaging specifications, trained on quality / problem solving, and implemented process improvement teams.
  • Led process improvement teams and workshops and TPM initiatives using lean tools coupled with business objectives.
  • Implemented process improvements and cost-effective programs, saving the company large sums of money.

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7. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Established safety training program and documentation to satisfy OSHA requirements.
  • Ensured compliance with OSHA 1910, DEQ and EPA regulations, including Federal Title V air permit and NPDES water permits.
  • Spearheaded the maintenance and updating of the site safety handbook, and expertly handled all OSHA-related issues and concerns.
  • Ensured plant safety, along with environmental compliance with agencies that included OSHA, EPA, and TECQ.
  • Conducted safety inspections of plant facility and production personnel, ensuring compliance with OSHA standards of operation.
  • Monitor and enforce all areas of environmental, health, and safety in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Maintained records pertaining to safety such as injury reports and OSHA logs required by federal regulations.
  • Worked with OSHA and DEP to insure a safe, clean operation, and within compliance.
  • Ensured facility compliance with all DEC, OSHA, and DOCS rules and regulations.
  • Delivered presentations on various safety-related topics to clients (OSHA, etc.).
  • Coordinated safety for OSHA to include material safety data sheets for the site.
  • Represented this location's environment needs, enforce OSHA, state & federal regulations
  • Developed and rolled out safety policies making our company OSHA and DOT compliant.
  • Maintain and update site safety handbook and handle all OSHA-regulated issues and concerns.
  • Provided training to employees in areas of OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Authored safety plans for the facility in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Re-designed new charger to meet OSHA requirements for foundry applications.
  • Adhere and train employees' on OSHA standards and requirements.
  • Developed Safety Plans, OSHA requirements, Plant development.
  • Conducted all required OSHA and MIOSH training for facility.

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8. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Evaluated and implemented more environmentally friendly raw materials without any negative impact on quality.
  • Authorized raw materials purchases, prepared wallboard manufacturing formulas, and authorized changes.
  • Review and determine Raw materials, Chemical inventories and determine quantities to order and daily consumption and usage variances.
  • Organized internal and vendor testing to comply with in-house and government standards for raw materials and finished goods.
  • Purchased supplies and materials, managed employees, and scheduled maintenance, raw materials, and plant runs.
  • Managed and supervised all processes from opening of all new raw materials to the finished product.
  • Ensured raw materials used in a cost effective manner, resulting in savings of $20,000
  • Communicate with vendors to purchase the best raw materials at the lowest possible cost.
  • Managed production inventory of all raw materials, gaskets, and lumber counts.
  • Ordered Raw Materials and created Spreadsheets to simplify inventory and production.
  • Requisition all raw materials for Production, Shipping and Support Departments.
  • Purchased raw materials and packaging supplies to support the production schedule.
  • Managed the receiving of raw materials and shipment of finished goods.
  • Monitored inventories, raw materials, work-in-process, and finished goods.
  • Ordered the required raw materials to meet the daily production demands.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of raw materials and machine parts.
  • Order raw materials for up to three plants daily.
  • Conduct monthly and year-end inventories of raw materials.
  • Ordered and coordinated raw materials each month.
  • Monitor raw materials inventories and usage to assure efficient materials utilizations.

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9. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Plant Superintendent, Customer Service Manager Maintenance Supervisor, Production Supervisor: Customer Service Representative, Project Manager, Sales Analyst:
  • Coordinated design and implementation of Parcel Manifest System, insuring a more timely order confirmation process and improved customer service.
  • Supervised and developed subordinate staff to ensure high quality customer service and both cost effective and efficient operations.
  • Managed operations including production, quality control, shipping & customer service including mentoring and development of subordinates.
  • Communicated with the customers to ensure that they received quality materials and outstanding customer service.
  • Coordinated efforts of purchasing, customer service and marketing related to operations.
  • Interfaced with representatives in scheduling, transportation and customer service departments.
  • Answer all Customer Service questions about product availability.
  • Worked with sales and customer service to develop a successful launch plan with aggressive due dates that were accomplished.
  • Re-implemented processes for quality and customer service including the measurements that are critical to the plant's success.
  • Worked with German colleagues, customer service, corporate/sales executives, and engineering to build and sustain growth.
  • Hired as Customer Service/Sales Rep, promoted to Plant Manager, completing 9-month training program in 4 months.
  • Established policies, and plant sanitation master cleaning program to improve safety, quality, and customer service.
  • Executed, expedited daily Work schedule; coordinates with customer service and others as needed or required.
  • Interact with engineers, management, purchasing, customer service and quality control.
  • Collaborate with Customer Service and Customers regarding schedules, delivery, and quality.
  • Maintained databases for Skill Blocks, ISO Documentation, TPM and Customer Service.
  • Performed customer service, including handling customer orders and writing job orders.
  • Accounted for all aspects of safe concrete production and customer service standards.
  • Managed the customer service for accounts handled out of the facility.

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10. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Implemented computer based purchasing and inventory control using MP2.
  • Directed the reception, cleaning, storage, inventory control, management, issuance, and transportation of assets.
  • Inventory Control: Planned and scheduled production with corporate sales office to ensure consistent achievement of company business goals.
  • Implemented programs to improve employee training, for inventory control improvements and for on 'floor' productivity improvements.
  • Coordinated all production, quality control, sanitation, management, inventory control and waste management.
  • Initiated new computer based production/inventory control system, helping to increase overall production by 15%.
  • Used the First In - First Out system of Inventory control to keep all items rotated
  • Improved WIP inventory control by establishing FIFO system and designating inventory locations by part number.
  • Developed inventory control plan for smooth product flow in a very small warehouse space.
  • Managed plant operations including inventory control, plant wide maintenance and production issues.
  • Managed plant operations, continuous improvement, inventory control, shipping & receiving.
  • Implemented MAPICS Inventory Control and MRPII Scheduling Management systems.
  • Led maintenance staff and inventory control.
  • Insure Inventory Control of Material being used in all production and packing depts Conduct Inventory Counts on a semiannual basis.
  • Developed SOP guide to ensure optimum production & inventory controls.

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11. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed daily operations of high-volume manufacturing facility, including overseeing staffing, production, quality assurance and safety.
  • Introduced visual management operating system which included daily operations with floor charts and daily production meetings.
  • Managed daily operations at large cryogenic air separation plant for microscopic gold recovery.
  • Managed daily operations for production facility including manning and production metrics.
  • Organized purchasing requirements for daily operations and capital projects.
  • Supervised 50 Production and Maintenance personnel in daily operations.
  • Managed daily operations of manufacturing of printing inks.
  • Executed daily operations of manufacturing and assembly.
  • Managed the daily operations including areas of safety, quality, waste, and productivity of a plant employing 101 people.
  • Plant Superintendent Responsible for all daily operations which included maintaining high production rates and accountable for all daily scrap rates.
  • Coordinate and troubleshoot all areas of daily operations to maintain the most economical and productive flow of material.
  • Oversee daily operations of dry soup process; including all dry blending, pouching and final packaging.
  • Managed daily operations of the fluid milk and cultured plant that produced 68M gallons annually.
  • Plant Superintendent Oversaw all daily operations of inspections and repairs within the plant.
  • Oversee the daily operations across 2 plants with 9 departments in each.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Converting, Assembly and Wood departments.
  • Managed daily operations of 35 employee machine shop providing precision gears.
  • Managed daily operations of a high tech, high volume J.I.T.
  • Monitor daily operations to meet production targets and goals.
  • Managed the daily operations of a metals processing plant.

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12. Safety Program

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Here's how Safety Program is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Implemented quality improvement programs, safety programs, and production improvement programs.
  • Major accomplishments include implementation of effective preventive maintenance and safety programs.
  • Rolled out new company Safety program to entire organization.
  • Developed fire Prevention and Safety Program.
  • Outlined and implemented Plant Safety Program.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive safety programs for confined space, hot work, line breaking, and general maintenance work.
  • Developed and implemented a Safety Program which eventually resulted in annual worker's comp premium reductions of 40%.
  • Created, coordinated and directed all plant safety programs, operations training programs, equipment and mold maintenance programs.
  • Developed and maintained a safety program which reduced incidents from 10 to 0 over a 4 year period.
  • Developed a safety program which reduced accidents by over 50%, by working with the Illinois Dept.
  • Improved plant risk and safety programs as well as establishing their first business plans for that plant.
  • Implemented safety programs which focused on fall protection, material handling, LOTO, and contractor safety.
  • Supervised and directed all employee disciplinary and training programs, safety programs and plant improvements.
  • Improved & enhanced standards of sanitation, GMP & safety programs saving $80K annually.
  • Implemented a safety program to increase employee awareness & reduce accident frequency & severity.
  • Created OHSA and other related safety programs and implemented their use.
  • Lead plant safety program and, all shipping and receiving operations.
  • Identified problems with online safety programs and coordinated with IT technician.
  • Managed and ran the health and safety program for the plants.
  • Maintained a safety program for all employees.

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13. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Performed human resources activities and directed safety and quality assurance initiatives.
  • Managed human resources, safety, machine shop, plant maintenance, electrical department, and oversaw plant operations.
  • Supported human resources needs through recruitment, training, career development plans, performance reviews and disciplinary procedures.
  • Partnered with the Human Resources Team to develop and implement procedural changes to build staff ownership and commitment.
  • Worked closely with Human Resources to ensure consistency in handling employee issues and training for supervisory personnel.
  • Managed all: Human resources, purchasing, maintenance, capital improvement, logistics and operations strategy.
  • Coordinated human resources and employee benefit information with corporate office for McGregor and Dublin, TX.
  • Managed all facets of human resources function and safety at chemical plant of 500 employees.
  • Work with human resources to organize and conduct interviews and hiring of plant personnel.
  • Worked with human resources over personnel issues requiring assistance, hiring and termination.
  • Assisted Human Resources in developing best practices manuals for plant employees and supervisors.
  • Assumed all daily Human Resources functions after the position was eliminated.
  • Report directly to the Executive Vice President and Human Resources Manager.
  • Hired and managed approximately 200 employee's Worked with Human Resources to write company policies.

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14. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Implemented the Borden total quality management program, encouraging a team workplace and resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Instituted cost savings of $300,000.00 in Manufacturing and $100,000.00 in Shipping and Transportation for the year.
  • Participated in cost savings that exceeded $500k in cost savings each year for responsible departments.
  • Involved with all meetings with people during company downsizing which lead to major cost savings.
  • Implemented system process control strategies to meet NPDES permit requirements, and achieve cost savings.
  • Promoted and documented an employee ideas program that realized $1MM in cost savings.
  • Implemented a Radio Frequency WMS, resulting in annual cost savings of $756,000.
  • Purchased and installed new capital equipment, cost savings of $100,000.00 per year.
  • Implement $50,000.00 per year cost savings in global purchasing from sister companies.
  • Implement lean and cost savings initiatives to stream line processes and reduce costs.
  • Incorporate Lean Manufacturing principles and 5S Pillars for efficient operations and cost savings.
  • Cost savings reduction of $780,000 through implementation of 4 CI Projects.
  • Co-Implemented a cost savings formulation for an annual payback of $1,250,000.
  • Initiated cost savings of $350,000 by outsourcing labor intense operations.
  • Developed, led, and facilitated multiple cost savings projects.
  • Apply lean principles to improve process flow and cost savings.
  • Created a cost savings of $200K, and brought the tank compliance within codes.
  • Champion Kaizen Events for cost savings in FAD run rates and Purge reuse of over 500K.
  • Champion and Team Lead on Kaizen events that contributed $500K in cost savings.
  • Facilitate employee involvement activities to include Kaizen, Hoshin cost savings and 2S activities.

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15. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed scheduling department with 2 direct reports focusing on customer satisfaction through fast-paced incoming order placement, scheduling and shipping.
  • Assisted direct reports with development of annual business improvement plans.
  • Supervised Converting, Pick Pack, and Production Control departments, consisting of 6-7 direct reports and 40 indirect reports.
  • Staff of six direct reports and operating team of one hundred and three associates at a union facility.
  • Supervised 3 direct reports (1 supervisor & 2 team leaders) as well as 40 team members.
  • Managed a three shift corrugating and converting operation which included six shift supervisors and 83 indirect reports.
  • Supervised 5 direct and 21 non-direct reports with 13 of then union and 8 non-union.
  • Report to Plant Manager and manage a headcount of eighty-five employees including direct reports.
  • Direct and manage 4 direct reports and 220 indirect reports on my assigned shift.
  • Trained and coached direct reports daily to help further their development and proficiency.
  • Supervised 8 direct reports and 110 indirect reports in a 24/7 manufacturing facility.
  • Direct reports include Door Building Manager, Finish Manager, and Assembly/Shipping Manager.
  • Managed team of 3 supervisor's direct reports, covering 110,000 sq.
  • Manage 3 shift operation with 6 direct reports and 85 indirect reports.
  • Direct reports were eight supervisors and three managers on each shift.
  • Have 10 direct reports and 106 indirect reports in facility.
  • Direct reports of 10 supervisors over the 3 shifts.
  • Supervised nine salaried direct reports and 160 manufacturing employees.
  • Managed 10 direct reports and 185 production employees.
  • Team Management: Managed 12 direct reports.

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16. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Maintain a liaison with Research and Development, Quality Control, Production Planning and Personnel.
  • Automated production planning system for more efficient management of 30-400 ton injection molding machines.
  • Plan and execute monthly departmental budgets along with production planning and scheduling needs.
  • Lead five shift supervisors in production planning and completion of fabrication needs.
  • Managed operations budget and S&OP forecast for rate-based production planning.
  • Maintained appropriate inventory levels using SYTELINE 7 MRP Production Planning System.

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17. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Ensured production goals were met and costs contained by effectively communicating daily production goals and coordinating multiple manufacturing groups.
  • Received multiple certifications of achievement for meeting production goals and minimizing plant downtime.
  • Developed spreadsheet tools for determining production requirements to achieve weekly/monthly production goals.
  • Supervised almost fifty plant production personnel and verified daily production goals
  • Provide leadership in establishing production goals and housekeeping standards and in the directing of personnel to achieve these goals and standards.
  • Selected and educated an empowered workforce at a start-up facility which included meeting and exceeding production goals by 14%.
  • Exceeded all labor and production goals by 31% with a company best RGA of less than 1.5%.
  • Provide strategic coaching to all supervisors and employees to ensure safety, quality, and production goals are achieved.
  • Managed activities of engineers, technicians, warehousing, and logistics to meet plant production goals.
  • Work to improve efficiency and meet production goals while ensuring the quality of the product.
  • Adapted production schedules as needed to minimize negative impact on customers and production goals.
  • Worked closely with department supervisors to ensure production goals and quality objectives were met.
  • Directed departments to achieve delivery, safety, quality, and production goals.
  • Direct staff and resources to meet production goals in the most efficient method.
  • Worked closely with department managers to meet production goals and efficiency targets.
  • Assist establishing and managing Safety, Quality and Production goals and S.O.P.
  • Recruited workers needed to meet production goals, conducted performance appraisals.
  • Direct supervisors to achieve daily production goals set by plant manager.
  • Implemented production planning schedules that aided in meeting production goals.
  • Managed monthly production goals within budget targets.

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18. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Sponsored cross functional team projects using six sigma methods to drive modernization and expanding capacity of facility.
  • Developed and implemented tactical operational priority and process plans utilizing Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing practices.
  • Implement Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement initiatives to improve production results and overall employee performance.
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement by leading & Facilitated Operation Excellence initiatives via TPM/Lean & Six Sigma.
  • Completed numerous lean/six-sigma projects as a PACCAR certified Lean Belt and trained Six Sigma Black Belt.
  • Train salary and hourly personnel in Six Sigma methodology and strategies to achieve processes and cultural changes
  • Lead and Manage Six Sigma/Lean initiatives as well as Production TPM process in the plant.
  • Participated in Six Sigma as a Green Belt which generated a savings of $300,000.
  • Completed Six Sigma Certification to implement lean and quality standards at the plant level.
  • Mentored Six Sigma Green Belts and Black Belts for projects saving >$1M
  • Employed Six Sigma methods to maximize efficiency and minimize variation.
  • Utilized Lean Six Sigma and TPM principles to drive results.
  • Use Lean Six Sigma in all operations and quality departments.
  • Obtained certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
  • Reduce variation in manufacturing processes through six sigma and lean manufacturing.
  • Direct reports were eight supervisors and three managers on each shift.Training and Experience* Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
  • Utilize Kazien and Six Sigma methods to improve safety, quality, and efficiencies of facility.
  • Aided in the implementation of the ISO 2001 license Assisted in the employment of 5S, 6 Sigma and Lean Manufactory.

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19. Corrective Action

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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Lead incident investigations using root cause analysis tools resulting in identification of root cause and corrective actions.
  • Monitor plant operations to ensure safety; identify deficiencies and implement corrective actions.
  • Conduct employee evaluations and administer corrective actions as required company policy.
  • Developed corrective action plans as required.
  • Developed a Housekeeping Audit and Corrective Action Program to maintain excellent housekeeping in all areas of the 20 acre facility.
  • Provided diagnosis of system problems, determined required corrective action and routed the proper technician to the troubled area.
  • Monitored actual performance against goals and initiate actions plans/corrective actions plans to address issues and identified gaps.
  • Created action plans to improve metrics with corrective actions and long term planning for equipment upgrades.
  • Led safety program, including all employee training, safety talks and preventives and corrective actions.
  • Define root cause of safety, quality, and production issues and define corrective action.
  • Review all quality complaints and respond with short term and long term corrective actions.
  • Scrap, JPH, IPPM and works to correct deficiencies through corrective actions.
  • Establish scrap and downtime corrective actions through KPI data and continuous improvement teams.
  • Improved quality by identifying root causes and responding quickly with corrective actions.
  • Evaluated equipment status and recommended the scope of corrective action needed.
  • Take corrective action as required by scheduling overtime for specific jobs.
  • Develop and implement corrective action as needed.
  • Involved in all corrective action decisions.

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20. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Implemented World Class Manufacturing utilizing continuous improvement methodology, and actively participating in kaizen and other continuous improvement projects.
  • Implemented and sustained Strategic Workplace and Resource Management Techniques along with lean manufacturing and Kaizen events.
  • Launched Kaizen events implementing new Total Productive Maintenance programs.
  • Implement Continuous Improvement initiatives developed by Kaizen Teams.
  • Led Kaizen teams that implemented one piece flow in idler department, reducing lead time from 4 weeks to 1 week.
  • Led Kaizen which created a universal vinyl blank for low compression molding which aided in part number and inventory reduction.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing in operations and maintenance departments (glass walls, 5S, kaizen events, A3).
  • Directed Kaizen teams for Safety, 5s and Cost Reduction.
  • Participated in 39 Kaizen events and 12 Value Stream Events.
  • Support one week long Kaizen event monthly in the plant.
  • Assisted with the implementation of Kaizen/ 5S improvement projects.
  • Implement Lean Philosophy and Kaizen practices.
  • Initiate and lead Kaizen, Lean, 5S projects.
  • Led Kaizen Event which re-located all machining equipment from Sterling Heights Visteon Plant to the Monroe Michigan Visteon Plant.

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21. Production Operations

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Here's how Production Operations is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed three shift production operations to include aluminum fabrication, welding assembly and stock/room departments plus their related activities.
  • Managed three facilities, on separate occasions, in California and Massachusetts running all plant/production operations.
  • Managed all production operations, maintenance and tooling functions relating to investment casting/lost wax process.
  • Review production operations and report and modify operations to ensure the realization of established goals.
  • Scheduled and supervised all daily production operations for this decorative concrete manufacturer.
  • Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedures for production operations.
  • Plan and direct daily production operations with supervisory personnel.
  • Planned and directed all production operations.
  • Managed corn oil production operations.
  • Directed the whole dairy production operations which included staff supervision and raw milk receiving, processing, bottling, and shipping.
  • Directed production operations for this 2 shift rubber, epoxy and polyurethane roll covering plant which serviced paper mills.
  • Managed all areas of union personnel as well as managing costs of several plant production operations.
  • Manage all aspects of production operations; Efficiency, Scheduling, Process Treatment Selection.
  • Handled all production operations and directly supervised 48 employees.
  • Train and ensure procedures are followed in production operations.
  • Oversee production operations across two corrugators.
  • Managed day-to-day fiber drum and Poland Spring water bottle production operations including qualitycontrol, scheduling, purchasing, HR functions.
  • Pet Food) Brought on to manage production operations for the largest private label Pet Food manufacturer in the world.
  • Closed operations in LA to transition all production operations to a larger manufacturing plant in Mentone, California.
  • Administered all aspects of the facilities operation including EH&S, Quality and production operations.

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22. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Conducted lab testing of finished material to exceed product quality standards while documenting final results for daily reconciliation reporting.
  • Define and execute production schedule to include product transition plan while adhering to product quality requirements.
  • Developed and implemented methods and procedures to eliminate operation challenges and improve product quality.
  • Monitored product quality and provide direction to crew members to maximize production efficiency
  • Developed and implemented processes to improve product quality.
  • Designed and improved assembly equipment, resulting in reduced human error and 20% increase in production and improved product quality.
  • Recommended or implemented measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality or efficiency.
  • Assisted plant management with production scheduling, increasing productivity by 5% while maintaining product quality.
  • Assured selection and performance of up to 55 employees to ensure product quality.
  • Plan, develop and implement operating procedures to improve product quality.
  • Advised production employees regarding improving product quality and eliminating rework.
  • Improved employee moral, product quality, press uptime by utilizing quality procedures and eliminated waste with lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Developed strategies to improve product quality, employee safety, line efficiencies, and staffing.
  • Implemented root cause and correctiveactions to remove production constraints and improve product quality.
  • Supervised a "Product Quality Team" increasing the product certified rate over six percent within two years.

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23. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Ensured compliance to all company policies and regulations and administered everyday activities of all plant personnel.
  • Administer all applicable personnel programs according to mill and company policies and governmental regulations.
  • Implemented and administered company policies.
  • Determined standards, budgets, goals, and rates, based on company policies, equipment and labor availability and workloads.
  • Supported all human resource activities for all associates in matters pertaining to Production, Machines, company policies and benefits.
  • Addressed disciplinary and attendance issues as required, in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Interpret and enforce company policies, assist in the determination and recommendation of manpower needs.
  • Administer company policies and maintain pleasant employer/employee relationship on the highest possible level.
  • Ensured safety and company policies were being followed.
  • Implemented company policies and procedures.Accomplishments:* Contributed to a 33% sales increased through revised production procedures.

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24. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Established quality standards, implementing stringent quality control systems to enhance quality of equipment installation and operation.
  • Established and monitored overall plant performance for production and quality standards while maintaining strict process controls.
  • Conferred with necessary departments to establish production and quality standards.
  • Develop and execute annual cost reduction programs through improved production methods, equipment, performance and quality standards.
  • Deliver and document quality standards for all products (internal and customer standards) to meet customer demands.
  • Utilized calipers, micrometers, templates and Go, No-Go gauges to inspect and ensure quality standards.
  • Maintained intensive quality standards, required in the manufacturing of custom plastic and foam rubber tubing.
  • Insured that all incoming ingredients and outgoing feed met the quality standards set by the company.
  • Maintain high quality standards and a safety first atmosphere through on-the-floor interaction with plant employees.
  • Set work policies and rules, improve quality standards and reduce costs.
  • Well versed with safety and quality standards adopted in a plant.
  • Maintained production and quality standards by cross training staff.
  • Secure safety, production, and quality standards.
  • Developed and updated standard operating procedures and quality standards for water treatment and lime sludge dewatering operations.
  • Addressed all personnel issues promptly and professionally.Diligently maintained safety and quality standards.
  • Lead Worker (1984-1986) Responsible for printing checks with required production and quality standards on pocket and business presses.
  • Press Operator (1982-1984) Responsible for printing checks to meet required production and quality standards.

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25. Safety Meetings

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Here's how Safety Meetings is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Instituted Safety program in collaboration with Workers' Compensation carrier; facilitated weekly safety meetings to focus employees on workplace safety.
  • Conducted Safety meetings and inspections.
  • Perform daily toolbox talks and monthly safety meetings with the operators at our Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric facilities.
  • Create shipping and receiving schedules, conduct forklift training, control safety meetings, order all operations supplies and coordinate projects.
  • Manage safety program through safety huddles, safety meetings, STOP program and tap root.
  • Organize and direct work activities, safety meetings and monthly meetings for all plant personnel.
  • Maintain records, files, documentation, safety meetings, evaluations and self-audits.
  • Coordinate and conduct monthly safety meetings keeping the topics fresh and relevant.
  • Managed plant Safety Program through weekly safety meetings and constant vigilance.
  • Host weekly plant safety meetings and random employee PPE inspections.
  • Conducted weekly safety meetings for production employees.
  • Schedule and conducted production and safety meetings.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly safety meetings.
  • Managed a 100 man steel fabrication/machine shop Implemented employee training Conducted monthly safety meetings
  • Oversee production of all concrete made and placedOrder all materials for jobManage personnelConduct safety meetingsManage time

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26. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Monitored and tracked inventory of fresh and frozen products to ensure compliance with FDA, USDA, and HACCP regulations.
  • Conducted plant Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) certification training, which increased food safety standards.
  • Keep the plant up to date with Environmental Policies such as Form-R. Help develop HACCP and Safety Programs.
  • Followed USDA, food safety, GMP, HACCP and Safety Regulations.
  • Validated the HACCP plan we are currently using.
  • Updated HACCP plan to reflect current operation.
  • Implemented our location's HACCP Program.
  • Trained in SQF, HACCP, and root cause analysis.
  • Performed verifications and final approvals on HACCP documentation.
  • Coordinated and maintained the implementation of ISO 9001, HACCP and cGMP's.

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27. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Incorporated all final assembly lines with established machining processes.
  • Demand Flow Technology was the driving force in the success of the assembly lines.
  • Managed operation of 12 injection molding presses and 6 assembly lines as supervisor.
  • Implemented progressive build assembly lines improving throughput, ergonomics, and schedule completion.
  • Organized self directed work teams on machining and assembly lines.
  • Scheduled and supervised jobs in assembly line atmosphere.
  • Set up assembly lines and balanced.
  • supervised all employees in manufacturing plant,including loading dock, shipping and assembly lines.

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28. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed LOTO procedures of equipment, ensured all employees were trained on safety procedures, operations and quality requirements.
  • Establish quality, productivity, and safety procedures for production process.
  • Established training and safety procedures for warehouse staff.
  • Implemented PSM procedures, lockout/tagout procedures, safety procedures, plant process reporting and daily production reporting.
  • Utilized exceptional safety knowledge to implement safety procedures, securing an accident-free facility and contributing to facility achievement of ISO certification.
  • Performed quality control inspection, ensured safety procedures were followed, and that products were delivered per designated production schedules.

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29. Capital Projects

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Here's how Capital Projects is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Recommended and managed major capital projects relative to expansion of facilities, equipment and operations.
  • Review and implement capital projects pursuant to improved and sustainable operations.
  • Developed, managed and optimized new capital projects for value added soybean protein and refined oils products.
  • Develop annual budget and approve expenditures to maintain facilities as well as long term capital projects.
  • Organized annual financial budgets, capital projects, production standards, and P&L statements.
  • Managed multiple expense and capital projects with budgets from $70K to $700K.
  • Developed and implemented several Capital Projects resulting in an ROI exceeding 23%.
  • Initiated bids and supervised contractors on maintenance and repair and capital projects.
  • Identified & reduced production costs through line automation using capital projects.
  • Manage operations, department budgets, forecasts and capital projects.
  • Completed all capital projects within budget.
  • Managed two capital projects to expand plant capacities efficiently.
  • Involved in numerous special projects nationwide (corporate) * Team participant for completion of capital projects.

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30. Production Activities

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Here's how Production Activities is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Ensured production activities were in compliance with company policies and procedures to include environmental and safety compliance.
  • Prepare outline for policies and programs and implement same and maintain environmental health and safety for all production activities.
  • Analyze all customer requirements and maintain optimal level of quality for all production activities according to required ISO standards.
  • Directed production activities in a 24/5 day three-shift aluminum can plant operation.
  • Oversee day to day production activities in a precast concrete production facility.
  • Direct supervision of all production activities involved in a 24-hour workday.
  • Assure production activities are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Scheduled production activities and set priorities between departments and shifts.
  • Coordinate production activities with production schedules to maximize production efficiencies and achieve customer orders on-time.

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31. Usda

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Here's how Usda is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Conferred with plant management and USDA to resolve any issues and/or concerns regarding food safety.
  • Work closely with USDA to ensure that the facility is in compliance.
  • Coordinated with Quality Control for compliance of product and USDA standards.
  • Involved with all Audits, State USDA and SQF inspections.
  • Collaborate with USDA, and Quality Assurance team members to enforce regulations for food manufacturing requirements and Proper Specifications.
  • Led targeted decision-making across fast-paced production operations for this growth-oriented USDA food factory producing quality meat products.

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32. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Eliminated traditional transfer lines and implemented CNC machines for knuckle fabrication.
  • Performed CNC programming for vertical and horizontal machining centers.
  • Negotiated all aspects of automated CNC sheet metal processing equipment purchases to obtain the most favorable price, terms and conditions.
  • Promoted benefits and opportunities of investment in CNC conversion in speeches presented at the 1995 and 1996 annual stockholders meetings.
  • Developed basic CAD/CAM system interfacing a personal computer with a CNC Plasma Arc Shape Cutter.
  • Schedule production for Compression molding, Open Molding, CNC, Paint and Assembly processes.
  • Organized and maintained CNC tooling, and established relationships with reliable vendors for repair.
  • Trained employees in the set-up and programming of CNC lathe.
  • Scheduled and managed a metal fabrication operations consisting of various sized punch presses, CNCs and Brake Presses.
  • Manufactured metal fasteners with screw machines, CNC, and nut formers.

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33. Plant Maintenance

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Here's how Plant Maintenance is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Related to plant maintenance and operations Responsibilities included scheduling, training and logistical support to keep operations functioning for extended deployments.
  • Worked to develop close relationships with local plant maintenance and improvement professionals to provide short-notice support as required.
  • Manage plant maintenance personnel in machinery repair and facility maintenance.
  • Plant Maintenance was also my responsibility.
  • Performed plant maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Project management, and plant maintenance.
  • Assist Power Plant maintenance crew in maintenance, repair & annual inspection of Power Plant and Intake Struture.
  • Provide personnel and resources to plant maintenance technician as needed Maintain positive customer relations and adherence to contracts.
  • Managed six plant maintenance supervisors to increase uptime and control costs.
  • Supervised production process and organized assembly operations Planned production and ensured quality production Met client specifications Responsible for plant maintenance

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34. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Coordinated plant upgrades including installation of new equipment as well as the service and p.m.'s of existing equipment.
  • Managed work as it pertains to new equipment, planning, ordering, and building design and installation.
  • Maintain safe work environment for employees by auditing work stations and procuring new equipment.
  • Assisted Project Manager in automation, process control development and debugging of new equipment.
  • Specified, assisted in the design of and purchased new equipment.
  • Manage all projects and new equipment installation at both facilities.
  • Manage all new equipment ordering, installation, and operation.
  • Lead advisor for all new equipment purchases.

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35. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Developed KPI tracking for all production areas which gave every shift and every department specific focus items for improvement opportunities.
  • Develop KPI and Management Reviews to present them to the Director of Operations every quarter.
  • Report out daily Key Performance Indicators (KPI) related to production performance.
  • Maintained weekly and monthly metrics for quarterly KPI review at a corporate level.
  • Hold daily staff meetings on daily operation KPI's and month/annual results.
  • Review daily and weekly reports and monthly KPI s
  • Generate production plan/schedule considering variables and KPI's.
  • Used front-end loaders to stockpile materials.
  • Achieved all production, shipping, quality, and safety KPI's Shift production up 30%+ over 2011 levels.
  • Benchmarked each KPI to determine appropriate and reasonable goal for upcoming year.

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36. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Enforced GMP and FDA regulations, development and maintenance of FDA documentation, Passing all FDA and Sanitation audits.
  • Conducted monthly Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for all floors within the pilot plant.
  • Assisted machine shop employee's adherence to GMP regulations and completing all necessary paperwork.
  • Maintain Tool and Radio inventories, and maintain GMP and Regulatory logs as required.
  • Led the facility through a successful 15-day FDA cGMP site audit while serving as Acting Quality Engineering Manager.
  • Organize training programs for the production personnel GMP, safety compliance and S.O.P's.
  • Complete all necessary Deviation Reports and Investigation Reports as per cGMP guidelines and company SOPs.

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37. Maintenance Activities

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Here's how Maintenance Activities is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Directed and coordinate plant workers engaged in routine operations and maintenance activities.
  • Coordinated schedule meetings and maintenance activities to ensure unit availability.
  • Coordinated necessary maintenance activities on various pieces of equipment.
  • Established goals; made assignments, reviewed and approved work;Coordinated maintenance activities.
  • Completed all facility upgrades, repairs, and maintenance activities.
  • Coordinate production and maintenance activities in 2 plants.
  • Organize, plan and coordinate maintenance activities.
  • Implement preventive and corrective maintenance activities to power plant mechanical equipments.

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38. JIT

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Here's how JIT is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Decreased operational cost by implementing JIT inventory, waste reduction and recycling.
  • Managed plant start-up of 100+ plant employees machining and assembling special machinery and high-speed indexing equipment for JIT delivery to customers.
  • Developed spreadsheet for JIT ordering of above material as some was delivered by rail.
  • Implemented use of JIT principles to reduce lot sizes from 500 to 70.
  • Implemented JIT production, cell manufacturing, and high-speed automation lines.
  • Improved production processes and material flow through JIT practices.
  • Instituted SPC, team building, self-directed work groups, FMEA, Kaizen, and JIT concepts for material inventory pulls.
  • Forecasted repair orders and created purchase orders for critical material to ensure JIT 'just in time' delivery of material.
  • Executed Kanban lean manufacturing and just-in-time (JIT) to ensure timely supply of component parts.
  • Manage production strategies of 5 extrusion-molding machines, producing "just-in-time" (JIT) bottles inventories for filling operations.

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39. Entire Plant

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Here's how Entire Plant is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Monitor employees and adjustment of production processes and equipment for quality and productivity of entire plant
  • General manufacturing responsibility for entire plant -150 people and 30 salaried associates.
  • Promoted to superintendent to cover entire plant operations.
  • Coordinate plant safety, environmental issues, plant expansions, and facility maintenance for entire plant.
  • Monitor entire plant for maintenance, sanitation and production needs and/or adjusting as necessary.
  • Manage maintenance personnel and PM program for the entire plant and elevator.
  • Keep daily production stats for entire plant.
  • Created job matrix for the entire plant.
  • Implement TPS System throughout entire plant.
  • Reduced labor cost in entire plant.
  • MASTER MECHANIC Responsible for entire plant maintenance, environmental, tooling, electrical, etc.

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40. Production Equipment

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Here's how Production Equipment is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Direct sixteen hourly technicians Transportation services Raw material procurement Production equipment and tool procurement Vendor and outside contractor approval and control
  • Monitored and executed routine maintenance and repaired on production equipment as required.
  • Maintained and provided preventative/ corrective maintenance on production equipment.
  • Managed a diverse plant maintenance group with goals of modifying and improving production equipment and process lines.
  • Managed the maintenance program and performed maintenance duties on production equipment (preventative and as needed).
  • Managed Burning Department- tunnel kiln, dryers and associated production equipment.
  • Maintained all plant production equipment and distribution tanks.

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41. Day-To-Day Operations

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Here's how Day-To-Day Operations is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed the day-to-day operations for the first shift production and labeling departments in the manufacturing of canned processed foods.
  • Developed team members to lead and manage and make sound decisions in all performance aspects of day-to-day operations.
  • Managed the day-to-day operations of the plant, scheduling, quality control, and safety.
  • Provided oversight for the day-to-day operations of a silica mine and flotation plant.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of plant operators and the maintenance crews.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of maintenance, grounds, and custodialstaff.

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42. On-Time Delivery

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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Key Achievement: Streamlined processes and improved on-time delivery from 74% to 96% through contingency planning and customer collaboration.
  • Led improvement team resulting in an increase in on-time delivery from 78% to 90% in 90 days.
  • Recognized by customers and auditors as having made an immediate impact on quality and on-time delivery.
  • Improved on-time delivery by modifying the way orders are prioritized through the system.
  • Improved on-time delivery by 5%.
  • Improved on-time delivery to 98%.

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43. Labor Costs

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Here's how Labor Costs is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Developed month-end and year-end inventory procedures that minimized downtime and labor costs.
  • Restructured job roles and responsibilities decreasing in-direct labor costs.
  • Decreased daily staff overtimes costs, saving the company in labor costs and improving work-life balance for employees.
  • Increased production and maintained low labor costs within budget while overseeing material and tooling cost.
  • Monitored the scrap, overtime, efficiency and labor costs for departments.
  • Reduced labor costs as a percent of gross sales.
  • Controlled yield of raw materials while managing labor costs.
  • Monitor daily labor efficiencies and labor costs.

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44. OEE

low Demand
Here's how OEE is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Managed production department to world class achievements with at least an 85% Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • Learned Overall Equipment Effectiveness and how to use OEE to better quality, decrease waste and increase production.
  • Helped Process Engineer create software to effectively track OEE, Line Efficiency and Man hour Utilization.
  • Result: Surpassed annual Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) goals within first 3 months.
  • Introduced OEE metric and hourly production tracking.
  • Developed an OEE Downtime Tracking Program.
  • Trained managers in OEE, 5S, 5 Why process and SMED.

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45. Customer Complaints

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Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Improved customer relations through frequent job site visits which involved satisfying customer complaints and improving on time deliveries.
  • Developed and implemented Quality Assurance and performance standards that decreased customer complaints by 35%.
  • Reduced customer complaints by 50% through implementation of improved quality systems.
  • Involved with all customer complaints.
  • Respond to customer complaints in a timely manner and resolve issues.
  • Resolved customer complaints, Oversaw mechanical and electrical departments Responsible for haz-mat clean-up and disposal

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46. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Reported and supervised all heat treat and final processing operations to meet customer requirements.
  • Scheduled all vacation requests to guarantee productivity to meet customer requirements.
  • Determine and maintain required workforce levels to meet customer requirements.
  • Created and maintained monthly Labor Budgets and Scheduled production in order to meet customer requirements for all shifts.
  • Schedule sales orders for production and shipment to meet customer requirements.
  • Oversee all production activity, customer requirements, safety and facilities.
  • Work with program managers to ensure all saleable builds meet customer requirements.

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47. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Directed all manufacturing aspects of vertically integrated ultrasound camera manufacturer supporting $11 million in annual sales.
  • Developed culture and manufacturing operations structure representing over 100 water-based adhesive compounds contributing $16M in annual sales.
  • Conceived and implemented operational changes that doubled manufactured-sand production, generated $2,000,000 in additional annual sales.
  • Developed customer submitted prototype ideas into manufacturing reality, adding approximately $1M to annual sales.
  • Directed multiple shift medical device manufacturing facility with annual sales of approximately $200 million.
  • Plant Manager for manufacturing of aerospace product line with P&L responsibilities over 120M in annual sales and 500 employees.

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48. Cost Control

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Here's how Cost Control is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Developed process scorecards identifying eight top manufacturing cost controls and monthly performance indicators for the site.
  • Established baseline purchasing policy, cost control, accounting framework prior to formal implementation.
  • Guided daily production and scheduling and did value analysis on all processes and implemented cost controls throughout the entire process.
  • Engaged in departmental continuous improvement projects aimed at safety, quality, productivity, & cost control.
  • Improved cost controls by completing monthly inventory, damaged material reports, procurement and returns.
  • Develop budgets and cost controls consistent with meeting the company's goals and objectives.
  • Provided cost control by managing and implementing the staffing and operations budget.
  • Provided cost control, scrap reduction, technical and supervisory training.
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.

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49. Production Requirements

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Here's how Production Requirements is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Worked directly with the General Manager in developing budgets, production requirements, manning and quality enhancements.
  • Supervised semi-monthly and/or hourly employees to ensure safety, quality and production requirements are met.
  • Meet weekly and monthly production requirements utilizing all machinery and personnel effectively.
  • Determined production requirements, equipment and procedures.
  • Designed new tooling for production requirements.
  • Scheduled work and instructed personnel on a daily basis per production requirements.
  • Control all manpower for production requirements and prepare report daily.

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50. Kanban

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Here's how Kanban is used in Plant Superintendent jobs:
  • Implemented kanban system to replenish component parts in assembly area, reducing WIP for this process over 50%.
  • Monitor Kanban replenishment system and use of AGV's (Automated Guided Vehicles) in plant.
  • Introduced and implemented Kanban pull systems throughout the value stream including with vendors and at customers.
  • Introduced Kanban trigger systems for raw material which eliminated paper lead times and associated costs.
  • Designed and implemented a benchmark TPS Kanban System.
  • Instituted KanBan system and lean principles for non-vinyl materials for swimming pool liner manufacturing and distribution items.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Plant Superintendent

Plant Operations31.9%
Production Supervisors15%
Entire Facility10.5%
Production Schedules5.6%
Preventative Maintenance5%
Process Improvement4.3%
Osha3.2%
Raw Materials2.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Plant Superintendent

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
26.1%
26.1%
2
2
Production Supervisors
Production Supervisors
12.2%
12.2%
3
3
Entire Facility
Entire Facility
8.6%
8.6%
4
4
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Osha
Osha
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2.3%
2.3%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
2%
2%
11
11
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Safety Program
Safety Program
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Production Planning
Production Planning
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Production Goals
Production Goals
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Sigma
Sigma
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
1%
1%
20
20
Kaizen
Kaizen
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Production Operations
Production Operations
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Haccp
Haccp
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Production Activities
Production Activities
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Usda
Usda
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
CNC
CNC
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
KPI
KPI
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
GMP
GMP
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Maintenance Activities
Maintenance Activities
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
JIT
JIT
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Entire Plant
Entire Plant
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Day-To-Day Operations
Day-To-Day Operations
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Labor Costs
Labor Costs
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
OEE
OEE
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Cost Control
Cost Control
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Kanban
Kanban
0.4%
0.4%

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