Experienced Production Manger focused on Lean Manufacturing, Safety and Quality in a production and packaging environments. Have a good understanding and experience with 21 CFR Part 11, ISO 9001:2000, Six Sigma, 5S, HACCP and cGMP standards. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to knowledgeably communicate with customers, personnel and management. Excel in process improvement and have good experience with all supervisory aspects such as personnel training, safety training (HACCP), inventory management, quality improvement, scheduling and maintenance.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Russian. Computer literate, including Hardware and Software support.
May 2008 – March 2009, Bindi N.A., Belleville, NJ
Gelateria Production Manager
Was responsible for training personnel, including HACCP training, cross training personnel to work on different lines.
Planned workloads and promoted department efficiency, quality and safety through the use of cGMP.
Supervised 16 full time employees and up to 12 temporary employees in two departments, producing dozens of different frozen products on 3 manufacturing lines and 1 packaging line.
Implemented a preventive maintenance schedule, worked on streamlining existing processes and creating processes for new products.
Implemented emergency procedural changes when one of the main ice cream extruders broke down, including personnel adjustments, workload shifts to maintain production goals.
Oct 2003 – Dec 2007, Panderos Delights, Fairfield, NJ
Performed a full range of supervisory functions that included selecting/training personnel, planning work loads, promoting quality and department efficiency, maintaining discipline and safety.
Updated and implemented all of the factory’s production processes and safety procedures to make sure all Health and FDA codes and regulations were met.
Streamlined the overall operation of the factory by introducing new packaging equipment,...