Plant Manager Manufacturing

Kerry Cordova
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


To use management and team-building skills to further the success of a reputable and growing company


Alma College, Alma MI
Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting


Lippert Components, Crawfordsville IN
2001 - Present
Plant Manager
• Took failing division from -$100K to +$108K in 12 months.
• Reconstructed working relationship with Customer, Fleetwood Travel Trailers.
• Supervise 12 employees, set up production schedules, purchase materials and supplies needed in the manufacturing process.
• Developed technology to track raw materials, reduced excess inventory by 50%.

Lippert Components, Denver PA
2000 - 2001
Purchasing Manager
• Set up purchasing department for a struggling start-up plant.
• Located key suppliers for raw materials ranging from hot rolled steel to finished parts for 6 different production lines in 4 different departments.
• Lowered a $1.5M inventory to $500K in 12 months.

Lippert Components, Pendleton OR
1999 - 2000
General Manager
• Set-up new facility and shop floor design for four production lines.
• Located suppliers for raw materials and forklifts.
• Hired contractors to pipe the shop with air and welding gases as well as a trucking company to deliver parts form northern Indiana.
• Supplied products for three Fleetwood RV production lines, one Coachman RV line, and two Keystone RV lines.
• Communicated with many prospective customers.
• Hired and supervised approximately 50 employees.
• Acted as General Manager and preformed the duties of Plant Manager, Production Manager, and Purchasing Manager.

Lippert Components, Crawfordsville IN
1998 - 1999
Plant Manager
• Set-up new facility and shop floor design for one production line.
• Worked closely with contractors to hasten completion of building while setting new equipment in place.
• Ordered raw materials and managed inventory.
• Physically counted inventory and sent off proper reports to close out the books every month.
• Obtained customer satisfaction rating of 98%
• Ensured strict adherence to all OSHA laws and guidelines.

Lippert Components, Longview TX
1997 - 1998
Management Trainee/Assistant Plant Manager
• Assisted in the new plant set-up process which included adapting the existing building and designing the production floor plan.
• Learned to read Fleetwood RV chassis prints to produce chassis.
• Rotated throughout the shop, assisting with production and problem-solving in all departments.
• Worked in the field to repair chassis.
• Assumed responsibility for quality control.
• Learned to order parts and manage inventory.

Lippert Components, Alvarado TX
1996 - 1997
Management Trainee
• Acquired skills needed to produce galvanized mobile home roofing.
• Learned all aspects of the stamping department from processing orders to shipping the final product.
• Produced chassis based on shop prints and acted as foreman of the RV chassis department.
• After acquiring a working knowledge of LCI products and procedures, I was transferred to Longview TX for more training.

KDP Enterprises
1995 - 1996
Technical Representative
• Maintained positive relations with customers in the Detroit area.
• Communicated and coordinated problem-solving actions between customers and die-cast plant.
• Performed product control services.

Chrysler Transmission Plant, Kokomo, IN
1994 - 1994
Machine Operator
• Operated manual and automatic machines.
• Performed routine maintenance on machines.
• Rotated between two departments on approximately 13 different machines, replacing workers on vacation.

PRWRA Richard A. Lanham - Regional Manager, RL Stevens & Associates - rlanham@rlstevens.com - http://www.myexecutiveweb.com/rlanham