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A leadership position where you can build a culture of continuous improvement utilizing Lean methodologies and Total Quality Management programs within an organization dedicated to total business success.

Industrial Production Manager

Chesterton, IN

About Me


Management & Business


Industrial Production Manager


Ford Motor Company's General Manager's Excellence Award SAE Technical Merit Award

Ideal Companies:

Progressive companies with growth potential that are innovative and dedicated to excellence such as Toyota, Honda

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Chesterton, IN

Work Experiences

4/2008 - Present



  • Manage the Paint, Assembly, Pre-Delivery, and Functional test areas insuring daily metrics related to quality, delivery, safety, costs, and efficiency were met in the production of refuse collection vehicles.

3/2007 - 4/2008

Trilogy Finishing


  • Directed all activity related to the fabrication, painting, plating, and assembly of automotive and heavy industrial parts

11/2005 - 2/2007

Meridian Automotive Systems


  • Manage 2 shifts in the launch of a new facility including all production activity relating to the painting and assembly of automotive fascias

6/2003 - 10/2005

Visteon Corporation


  • Direct the engineering, maintenance, and production activities associated with the molding, automated painting, and assembly of automotive fascia, instrument panels, and door panels.

5/2002 - 6/2003

LDM (now Plastech)


  • Responsible for the management of an automated painting operation producting hi-gloss automoitve fascia.

8/1997 - 3/2002

The Crown Group

Director / VP

  • Direct production/tecnical activity at three automotive body color painting facitlites producing automotive exterior plastic and steel products.

5/1994 - 7/1997

Ford Motor Company


  • Plan and direct all process engineering and production activities associated with the prodcution of exterior fascia and fuel tanks

3/1990 - 4/1994

Toyota Motor Corp Services of North America


  • Responsible for directing paint production engineers in the succesful execution of tasks as assigned by TMC-Paint Engineering in support of Toyota's North American facilities.

8/1987 - 2/1990

Subaru-Isuzu Automotive

Entry Level

  • Performed classical paint engineering role establishing and monitoring process parameters implementing corrective action as required.

6/1984 - 7/1987

GMF Robotics

Entry Level

  • Installation and start-up of robotic paint systems for GM plants in Oshawa, ONT.; Ft. Wayne, IN; Buick City, Flint, MI. On-site training of customer personnel



Master Degree

University Detroit Mercy

  • Bus. Admn.


Bachelor Degree

Purdue University

  • Industrial Engineering


Associate Degree

Purdue University

  • Mechanical Eng. Technology


High School/GED Degree

Whiting Jr/Sr High School

  • College prep