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WESLEY D. BRATTON Home: (864) 967-4860 Simpsonville, SC 29681 email@example.com Cell: (864) 350-8481 FRONTLINE AND AREA SUPERVISOR FRONTLINE AND AREA SUPERVISOR Results oriented manufacturing production supervisor, self starter with knowledge of Lean Management strategies, production organization and start-ups. Proven leadership skills with troubleshooting/training techniques and quality focus leading and directing employees in multiple areas. Motivated manager known for team leadership that empowers the workforce to meet and exceed expected goals. Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Knowledgeable of budget preparation and controlling cost to budget. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Budget Talent Development Performance Management New Product Launches Lean Manufacturing Cycle Time Reductions Process Change Team Coaching SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Operational Management: Operated within established budget of $250K per month over four departments. Created monthly reports detailing actual cost vs. budgeted amount, reconciling over-budgeted items, controlling overtime and managing effective employee time utilization with line balancing when needed. Managed four departments totaling upwards to 60 people. Assisted in executing new product launches developed by the New Product Development Engineers (NPD). Maintained, updated, and developed operating procedures. Managed process changes effectively within the Lean Manufacturing Culture with team focus, coaching, directing, and performance management. BBUSINESS EXPERIENCE KEMET ELECTRONICS, Simpsonville, SC 3/1978 – 1/2013 A manufacturer of high performance capacitance solutions with a complete line of surface mount and through- hole capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, film, aluminum, electrolytic, and paper dielectrics. PRODUCTION AREA SUPERVISOR (2004 – 2013) Lead and managed functions for Beginning of Line departments consisting of 30 employees. Reported to the Tantalum Innovation Center Operations Manager and the Sr. Director of Technology. Managed the daily activities using work in process reports, identified bottlenecks and reduced the impact with batch priority staging, material accountability and line balancing. Collaborated with team of engineers, material control specialist and supervisors to reduce customer complaints and on time delivery. Reduced cycle time to and lowered complaints to 5—a major improvement compared to a goal of 10 per year, by identifying problem part types and improving quality to the customer. Maintained On Time Delivery above 99%. Managed staffing needs against daily requirements within department budgeted goals. Developed key leaders by empowering, guiding and directing subordinate employees to be proactive within the department through daily work assignment, priority assigning of task and effective communication. WESLEY D. BRATTON PAGE 2 Ensured that batch cycle time reduction trend was towards the goal of 2X theoretical processing time. Supported departmental 5S projects with weekly inspections that created improvement opportunities for safety and housekeeping. Leader and key team member on multiple area Quick Changeover Projects that reduced machine changeover times and material waste. (e.g. changeover project reduced machine setup time from 1 hour to 15 minutes). LEAN T ECHNOLOGY C OORDINATOR (2011 – 2012) Engineering Batch Cycle Time Champion: Team effort that reduced Engineer batch cycle time for the Innovation Center from 45 days to 30 days for standard product. Collaborated with the Innovation Center programmer to develop a report that tracked individual batch cycle times from the start of the process to shipping. Investigated and eliminated barriers restricting cycle time reductions. Batch cycle time reductions aiding in the time to market for newly developed part types. Served as the Interface Between Production and Technology in the Innovation Center: Led the effort to improve current manufacturing system that met the needs of technology team, batch staging, critical path batches and batch holding criteria. Facilitated getting Innovation Center personnel involved with technology projects in the beginning stages of the project. Facilitated key learnings for employees to understand the new direction as an Innovation Center to understand the role that engineering batches would represent for the future of the business. AREA S UPERVISOR, TA SURFACE MOUNT CHIPS , LECTRO CHEMICAL PROCESSING AREA (1999 – 2004) Mauldin, SC Scheduled and managed the beginning of line processes which included fifty formation tanks, eight heat treat ovens, eight impregnation conveyor lines, eight reformation tanks and two slurry stations with upwards to one hundred operators and four supervisors to includes a preventive maintenance team over five shifts. PRODUCTION / AREA SUPERVISOR - ERAMICS H I-RELIALIBILITY, Simpsonville, SC (1989 – 1999) Production supervisor for the surface mount capacitor product line from the clean room operations through testing and finishing area until the transition of the product line to Mexico. SUPERVISOR - RACKING / ILMS,,UCC/ K EMET , Greenville, SC (1978 – 1989) Production Shift Supervisor for the Racking Department. Promoted to Shift Supervisor for the startup of the Polycarbonate Films & Flat-Cap capacitor manufacturing area, leading and directing 30 employees. TRAINING Internal Training – Continuing Education Making Project Management Processes Work Lean Enterprise Training Empowering Leader Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers MILITARY Major USAR Retired EDUCATION Bachelors of Science, Professional Math South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, SC
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