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RssOperations Manager with proven turnaround results

I am looking for a leadership position with a growing manufacturing company. I am targeting a more rural North Texas area firm.

Operations Manager

Mansfield, TX

About Me


Manufacturing & Production


Operations Manager


More tha $1mm in cumulative savings over my career with projects implemented. Achieved food safety certification of foreign suppliers.

Ideal Companies:

Ruiz Foods

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Mansfield, TX

Work Experiences

1/2007 - 4/2009

Southern Champion Tray


  • Plant Manager; a privately-held pharmaceutical and food-packaging company  Reduced manufacturing costs and improved EBITDA by 30% with flat sales.  Implemented business process change to reduce cycle time of order fulfillment process.  Manage and develop a strong team of 5 strong managers as part of my succession plan.  Developed and managed annual capital plan.  Oversaw all compliance, legal, systems, and operational issues  Implementation of Lean Manufacturing process

4/2002 - 12/2006


Director / VP

  • General Manager, a tribally-owned metal fabrication company with $40 million annual sales  Oversaw start-up of 2nd manufacturing facility to support $65 million Army Space Heater project  Facilitated operational turnaround of the company from an $800,000 loss to a $200,000 net profit. Maintained Sales growth year over year for the next four years.  Implementation of Lean Manufacturing process  Managed all operational processes of two production facilities with full operations, support and administrative staff  Implemented Quality System and achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification  Developed strategic planning initiatives, annual business plan and budget

8/2001 - 4/2002



  • Quality Manager, Privately-held food packaging (plastics) company  Oversaw food safety program for plant and Asian vendors  Developed and implemented Quality metrics

2/1998 - 7/2001



  • Engineering Manager, Publicly held $1billion bakery (plant with $110 million in sales)  Oversaw engineering and maintenance operations in a large bakery facility.  Created, secured funding and implemented $250,000 technical training program  Implemented automation on multiple production and packaging lines to reduce labor requirements and cycle time.  Designed and conducted experiments to eliminate processing errors and improve reliability of automated functions.

9/1989 - 2/1998

Precision Printing & Packaging


  • Quality Manager, Food packaging manufacturer, subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  Implemented comprehensive product quality program  Selected equipment and conducted acceptance in European manufacturing facility.  Designed statistical start-ups, acceptance and experiments for new and existing equipment and process. Cumulative savings were in excess of $1 million



Associate Degree

Texas A & M University

  • Business Administration


High School/GED Degree

North Lamar

  • Advance Studies