Results oriented managerial professional with solid analytical and communication
skills. Combines teaching background with hands on approach to create a spirit of
continuous improvement that is never satisfied with the status quo, acting with
competitive urgency. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills in variety of
environments and settings. Able to multitask and prioritize effectively to achieve
project goals. Professional, flexible, and detail-oriented. Thrives in a fast-paced
environment with a focus on teamwork.
8/05 to 8/16 Amcor Flexibles Healthcare
Accountable for all manufacturing and warehouse departments and support for
Director of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Manager in a 24/7 operating facility
for a global packaging company specializing in healthcare, personal care and food
packaging. All plant quality systems are ISO 9000 and 13485 (medical device
quality) certified and compliant with CGMPs. Duties include front line leadership
in regard to employee safety and development, quality control and customer
service. Also maintained shift staffing, including authoring/administering
performance reviews, training, and recruiting. Major responsibilities include:
Development and implementation of successful in-house forklift training
program that complies with OSHA training requirements.
Plan, coordinate and customize monthly safety training, covering topics
required by Corporate and OSHA as well as those pertinent to our locations
Identify training opportunities and partner with the Director of Manufacturing
and Supply Chain Manager to implement departmental training.
Responsible for coordination of 300+ monthly domestic and international
outbound shipments, securing transportation and preparation of internal
shipping documents as well as receipt of 50+ weekly incoming shipments.
Carry out performance feedbacks in accordance with company policies.
Utilize technical expertise to troubleshoot process and quality problems and
coordinate efforts with support groups using practical application of SPC and
other statistical analysis. Increased finishing department productivity in first 6 months with respect to
employee morale and decreased first aid incidents by implementation of safety
risk/job analysis, mentoring groups and productivity analysis.
Assist with Six-Sigma initiatives and lean manufacturing.
8/00 to 10/05 Cintas Corporation
Production Supervisor/Plant Manager
Responsible for overall management of a multi-shift light industrial environment.
Duties included leading a team of two production supervisors and assisted with
identifying the training needs of newly hired and tenured staff of 60 production
employees. Monitored production flow, material costs, wastewater management,
P&L inventory control, budget, facilities management, safety quality control and
8/91 to 8/00 Oregon School District
3rd and 8th Grade Teacher
Implemented curriculum to teach math, reading, language arts, science and social
studies. Developed lesson plans, programs and activities to meet a variety of
learning styles. Evaluated student performance, motivated and modeled responsible
EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Education Degree
Elementary Education, minor in Geography
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
Certified OSHA Forklift Operator Trainer
Certified on Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and
Department of Transportation compliance for transportation of Hazardous
American Red Cross First Responder. Certified on use of A.E.D.
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
Make A Wish Foundation “Wish Granter”
Saint Peter Catholic Church - Lector and Religious Education
Madison Marathon – Co-coordinator of bike escorts
Boy Scouts of America – Obtained Eagle Scout ranking