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Alamance Community College Six Sigma Greenbelt
Highly motivated and committed manager seeking to be part of an entrepreneurial-minded team focusing on customers & manufacturing superior products in a fast paced & growing industry. An effective problem solver who easily bridges the gap between management initiatives and work place solutions enhancing customer relations and reducing cost. I have broad background & expertise within the
Highly motivated and committed manager seeking to be part of an entrepreneurial-minded team focusing on customers & manufacturing superior products in a fast paced & growing industry. An effective problem solver who easily bridges the gap between management initiatives and work place solutions enhancing customer relations and reducing cost. I have broad background & expertise within the folding carton industry, converting, and printing equipment. I have proven success leading manufacturing efforts in Fortune 500, mid-size, and small privately owned companies.
With 42 years of experience in manufacturing, printing and packaging industry I have held a variety of management and Continuous Improvement positions. I was involved in all areas of plant manufacturing from prepress, printing, and converting of Paperboard, Plastics & Corrugated.
Working directly with Pharmaceutical & other customers developing new packaging & improvement of existing product lines enhancing shelf appearance and improving efficiencies.
Manager Engineering, Continuous Improvement Engineer @ Manager From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Charlotte, North Carolina AreaContinuous Improvement Manager @ From February 2012 to March 2013 (1 year 2 months) Performance Manager/Continuous Improvement @ Managed a 3 shift operation within RR Donnelly Litho Plant in Durham NC with as many as 130 Select Staffing employees within the Bindery and Fulfillment areas. Printing, Die Cutting, Folding Gluing, Shrink Wrap, Wafer Seals, Inserter, Folders, PI, Stitcher, Labels, Insert, Brochures, Booklets, Perfect Bound, Voucher Cards, Sequential Number Cards, Mailings, Drop Ship, Kitting and folding cartons.
Responsible for all fulfillments & kitting, profit & loss based staffing and cost per Unit. I was responsible for quoting cost per unit of each project.
Responsible for scheduling projects and staffing to assure customer deliveries were met. This included working with all departments within the plant and daily production meeting, and tracking incoming inventory needed to complete the order. From March 2009 to July 2011 (2 years 5 months) Manufacturing Manager/Special Projects Continuous Improvement @ I managed 2nd shift with as many as 200 employees comprised of (8) PBM Fulfillment fulltime employees and (192) various Temporary Employment Agency employees.
I was responsible for the daily fulfillment and manufacturing processes assuring employees understood the various and ever changing fulfillment and manufacturing processes.
On 1st Shift, I managed the PBM Fulfillment Blister Sealing Operation including the installation of four Alloyd Carousel Blister Sealers and was responsible for getting them up and running. From June 2007 to January 2008 (8 months) Division Projects Manager /Manufacturing Continuous Improvement @ Division Projects Manager /Manufacturing Continuous Improvement, I was responsible for a wide variety of process improvement projects within a fast pace manufacturing environment. This included six Healthcare Packaging plants and two Essential and Luxury Packaging plants. From January 2000 to January 2007 (7 years 1 month) Die Cutting Department Manager @ I managed 89 employees within the die room and die cutting department using the following Bobst equipment, SP-1600-E, SP-1260-E, SP-102-BMA, SP-102-CER, SP-104-ER, SP-130-SER, SP-130-ER and SP-142-ER. Fluted and paperboard folding carton production. From January 1990 to January 2000 (10 years 1 month) Plant Manager 3rd Shift @ Expanded plant operations from small skeleton crew to a full production operation on third shift, including the following:
Sheeting of Paper board,
Single face B and E, Flute Corrugators Manufacture
Pre Press and Plate Making, offset and Flexo
E and B Flute Single face Corrugate Machine
Sheet to Single face Laminator
Flexo Printing Label and Folding Cartons
Label Slitter and re-winder Arpeco
Die Cutting paper board and fluted material on Bobst E and ER equipment
Finishing Folder Gluers
Managed 65-production associate.
Trained at Rochester Institute of Technology as part of corporate team of Facilitators (Train the Trainer)
wrote trained and implemented Leadership Through Quality (TQM) training modules in the corporation.
Implement Leadership Through Quality (TQM) Program on third shift From January 1979 to January 1990 (11 years 1 month)
Six Sigma Blackbelt @ MWV Breakthrough Management Group (BMG University) Training Completed for Six Sigma Blackbelt From 2006 to 2007 Six Sigma Greenbelt @ Alamance Community College Six Sigma Greenbelt From 2005 to 2006 Alamance Community College From 1981 to 1982 Team Building Facilitator Training @ Rochester Institute of Technology Roy Freeze is skilled in: Manufacturing, TPM, Manufacturing Operations Management, Continuous Improvement, Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, Process Engineering, Flexo, Project Management, Cross-functional Team Leadership, New Business Development, Product Development, Team Building, Logistics, Strategic Sourcing
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