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 Manufacturing

OBJECTIVE: Professional position in my Virtual Office (i.e. contract employment).

EDUCATION:
Master of Science Engineering Management, 1986. University of South Florida.
Bachelor of Science Industrial Design, 1982. Western Michigan University.

SOFTWARE: Windows, Excel, Word, Project98, Iphotoexpress, HTML, NETObjects Fusion, Windows Draw, AutoCad, Platinum PrintArtist 4.0, MS Outlook, MS Works, Adobe PhotoDeluxe, Quicken, MS Money, Planix Home Design, Access, Seagate Crystal Reports.

EXPERIENCE:
1996-2000  Jonesboro AR. Expandable Conveyors
1999 - 2000 - Materials Manager: Responsible for Shipping/Receiving; Production Schedule and Purchasing Departments. Direct reports include Shipping/Receiving Supervisor, Master Scheduler, Buyer and Purchasing Assistant.

1997-99 Purchasing/Scheduling Manager: Supervise the Purchasing Department responsible for all procurements. Create Purchasing Policies and Procedures where there are none. Oliver Wight MRPII classes. ACCESS; CRYSTAL. Also duties listed below.

1996-97 Scheduling Manager/Master Scheduler: Analyze production specifications and plant capacity to prepare
master schedule and plan workflow for fabrication and assembly departments. Establish lead-time and other mrp data for manufactured parts. Improved on time shipping performance. 1997 Analyze inventory levels for excesses, safety stock, and re order point quantities. Prepare production reports. Author scheduling, mrp and MAX usage procedures. MAX software usage training for in house personnel. WORD; EXCEL; MAX micro-mrp.

1990-95 Started own non manufacturing business, and started a family.

1989 Load King Manufacturing Co.; Jacksonville, FL. Supermarket equipment manufacturer.
Industrial Designer: Product Design from concept to production, integration of ergonomics into new product design. Author of customer specifications. AUTOCAD.

1983 - 89 Westinghouse Corporation:

1987-89 Westinghouse Furniture Systems Division; Grand Rapids, MI. Office furniture systems.
1988-89 Manufacturing Supervisor: Union shop, 30 people. Two feeder departments (powder coat paint and wood
panel) and building maintenance. Increased productivity 10% in the first two months.

1987 Production & Inventory Planning Analyst. Control of $1.1 million inventory, varied mix of commodities.
Reduced inventory $16,000 avg./mo.; reduced stock outs by 60%. Created criteria for reduced lead time
items. MAPICS inventory control system. MRP II.

1983-87 Westinghouse Control Division, Oldsmar, FL; Solid State Motor Controls.
1986-87 Materials Planning Coordinator. Product forecasting, manufacturing scheduling, customer service**. Co-
authored business dynamics model for manufacturing and financial planning with Systems. MRP II.

1985 Manufacturing Engineer: Improved productivity by implementing Japanese Manufacturing Techniques
(JIT/TQC**). Created a new system to control defective material flow. Authored manufacturing procedures.
Improved manufacturing documentation (lotus 123).

1983-84 - Industrial Design/Documentation Engineer. Co-supervisor of Design dept. Directed Junior Draftsmen.
Created bills of materials and mechanical layouts. R&D interface. Implemented CAD system(Tektronix/VAX), authored CAD procedures. Mfg./Eng. liaison. Participated in Quality Circle.

**Recipient of several commendations for outstanding performance. Corporate recognition for JIT/TQC efforts.
References 1989 and before under maiden name, please
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