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Production Manager Resume

San Diego, CA


Positive minded leader with over thirteen years of solid manufacturing and managerial experience. Carnal hands-on knowledge of plastic extrusion, injection molding, tooling and assembly of finished goods. Experience with full P&L responsibility, all quality requirements, cost reduction targets, and delivery service levels, either in the United States or Mexico. Solid knowledge of lean manufacturing, ISO and continuous improvement methodologies. Motivate individual ownership and accountability throughout the organization to meet the company’s’ manufacturing objectives.

100% Fluent in Spanish and English, with a comprehensive understanding of the idiosyncrasies of both cultures.


Director of Operations
Confidential Tijuana, BC, Mexico August 2007- Present
Confidential is a construction company that develops condominium complexes for the low income housing market in Tijuana, BC, Mexico. The company’s current goal is to develop a housing project named Ciudad Del Sol that will have over 10,000 units over the next 15 years.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Managing P&L responsibility. Delegated key activities through team leaders in each department in order to meet the company goals.
  • Created a new marketing planed that increased sales by more than 40% in a six month period.
  • Reduced direct construction cost buy establishing key strategic alliances with our main vendors.
  • Help to reestablish the companies new market trough industry research and direct market study.
  • Effectively manage various departments by establishing and monitoring key goals.

Plant Manager
Confidential Tijuana, BC, Mexico October 2004- June 2007
Confidential is a Plastic Injection Molding firm, with comprehensive assembly capabilities, and two shelter operations. Machine sizes range from 55 to 450 tons. Serving companies like Mattel, Sony, and Labomex in JIT deliveries of their products.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Managing full P&L responsibility, achieved lowest cost consistency, and quality requirements.
  • Implemented manufacturing activities to ensure that they are done completely and effectively at the least cost possible under the ISO 9001:2000 guideline and lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Created manufacturing plan ensuring that all requirements and needs are met within the departments budget, while constantly minimized all back orders.
  • Increased profit by 10% on a monthly basis to budget by working hands on with all shifts to minimize down times and reducing scrap level trough out the company.
  • Designed and coordinated machinery relocation for future Clean Room Class 100,000.
  • Effectively managed various departments by establishing and monitoring key goals.
  • Conducted the first Kaizen and Wallis Industries, which focused on product flow resulting in reestablishing material movement though out the manufacturing process lowering labor and time need by 30%
  • Work with local, state and federal government to ensure that all permits were approved for all the imports though our maquila program.
  • Negotiated contract with Mattel Mexico to increase sales resulting in $300k in additional revenue.

Production Manager
Confidential San Diego, CA February 2001 -October 2004
Molecular Bio Products (MBP) is a Pipette Tip Manufacturer, producing over 3,000,000 pipette tips a day in a clean room manufacturing facility. MBP is ISO 9000 certified company and is a division of Thermo-Fisher Inc.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate the production planning and the implementation of correct capacity levels in order to meet sales forecast, as well as adjusting for order fluctuations.
  • Raised and maintained production efficiency from 63% to an average of 83% to 85%, by eliminating startup production losses each week.
  • Increased production from 45 million to over 60 million parts per month, through the creation and implementation of lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Supervise and manage the 24/7 production and four shifts of 72 plastic injection molding machines, ranging from 20 to 350 tons.
  • Identified and established needs concerning capital expenditures through increased productivity cost analysis and other means to provide R.O.I. justification
  • Designed, purchased and start-up of an extrusion line for a complete reclaim re- pelletization process for pipette tip scraps to be used on the molding of the bases that resulted in month saving of over 500k monthly, by using a 2 ” Davis Standard Extrusion line.
  • Met te materials schedule within 5% on a monthly basis at MBP, Inc.

Production Manager
Confidential Tijuana, BC June 1995- February 2001
Confidential is a manufacturer of plastic pipe and fittings as well a wholesaler of diverse product lines for the plastics industry in the states of Baja California and Sonora.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Supervised and managed the 24/6 production of 8 extrusion lines and 12 plastic injection molding machines, ranging from 50 to 650 ton.
  • Personally added two Cincinnati-Milacron Twin Conical Screw lines from design to start-up.
  • Worked with ABS, PVC, and HDPE resin and standardized all processes using SPC controls.
  • Developed quality standards and production improvements from customer communications and surveys Identified and developed training courses for all department staff Monitored and maintained production efficiency levels above 80%.
  • Constantly working on R&D improvements for all of the extrusion lines that were from 2 ” – 4” barrels sizes
  • Worked with Davis-Standard to fit Melt-Pumps on all our ABS and HDPE extrusion lines to stabilize wall thickness resulting in a reduction of 20% of scrap on a monthly basis.

Materials Manager
Confidential San Diego, CA October 1991- June 1995
Confidential is a manufacturer of wooden products for the horticulture industry.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Directly managed BOM for all product lines.
  • Expanded distribution territory into Central US with Home Depot Inc.
  • Participated in the design of 25 additional products lines.
  • Organized the launching of new lines with over 25 sales representatives in diverse territories.


B.A., International Business Administration, Specializations in: Finance, Latin America, and Spanish

Army and Navy Academy, Carlsbad, CA

High School Diploma

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