Bruce Stewart

Bruce Stewart

Production Supervisor at EC Manufacturing

Location
Lawrence, Kansas Area
Industry
Automotive

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Bruce Stewart's Overview

Current
  • Production Supervisor at EC Manufacturing
Past
Education
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Bruce Stewart's Summary

▪ Production leader in Manufacturing Environment & JIT warehousing operations and sequencing
▪ Development, design and improvement of Work Instructions and standardized work processes
▪ Leader in safety improvements and awareness
▪ Leader in world class quality standards
▪ Experience with regulatory agencies and standards including OSHA and ISO 9001
▪ Flexible, adaptable, quick learner with energy to drive positive results
▪ Proficient in Microsoft Office, IQMS ERP, AS400 software and various WMS

Bruce Stewart's Experience

Production Supervisor

EC Manufacturing

December 2012Present (1 year 11 months) Shawnee, KS

▪ Manage production and manufacturing activities of a workforce of 35-40 associates currently
▪ Monitor quality of product in production; correct conditions that negatively impact quality.
▪ Monitor and report manufacturing throughput; record and maintain machine efficiency.
▪ Manage workflow of all associates engaged in machine operation, ensure machine performance is monitored and responded to correctly by production associates.
▪ Promote continuous improvement in training and Line Lead skills development
▪ Developed and executed hiring process that is currently being used to screen, interview and hire new production associates. Personally conduct interviews of potential production associates.
▪ Administer employee discipline, termination and performance reviews.

OPERATIONS LEADER

Wainwright Industries

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Automotive industry

June 2009November 2012 (3 years 6 months)

JIT Sequencing Operation for General Motors Corporation
▪ Manage 3 to 4 million dollars of inventory and workforce of 15-20 associates
▪ Reduced quality errors by 40%
▪ Reached top safety record in division through employee suggestions and involvement, development of JSAs and overall awareness
▪ Manage work flow between two docks of warehouse to optimize loading and door turnover time
▪ Improved scheduling adherence and improved on time delivery by 30% using heijunka scheduling and visual planning
▪ Lead continuous improvement in training and Team Leader skills development
▪ Partner with Human Resources through hiring process
▪ Administer employee discipline, termination and reviews

Materials Supervisor

Woodbridge Sequencing

February 2006June 2009 (3 years 5 months)

JIT Sequencing Operation for General Motors Corporation
▪ Managed 2 to 3 million dollars of inventory and workforce of 6-8 Material Handlers
▪ Coach and train operators to ensure company core values are being practiced
▪ Maintain FIFO in both trim and chassis departments
▪ Maintain quality standards throughout shift
▪ Ensured GM inventory accuracy through AS400 based system
▪ Inventory control through cycle counts and ensuring employee compliance to SOP's
Partnered with Human Resources through hiring process, administering employee discipline, and reviews

Shorty Morris Construction

Carpenter

Construction industry

May 2000January 2006 (5 years 9 months)

Rough in carpentry for custom homes
▪ Ensure timely completion of home from the slab up, walls, ceilings and roofs
▪ Interpret complex blueprint drawings and develop plan for efficient completion
▪ Proper use of material to minimize raw material waste

Bruce Stewart's Skills & Expertise

  1. Lean Manufacturing
  2. 5S
  3. Root Cause Analysis
  4. MRP
  5. Supplier Quality
  6. Supply Chain Management
  7. Manufacturing
  8. Supply Chain
  9. Supply Management
  10. Materials Management
  11. Process Improvement
  12. Inventory Management
  13. Purchasing
  14. Logistics
  15. Calibration
  16. JIT
  17. Inventory Control

Bruce Stewart's Education

Park University

B.S. Management, Management

20122016 (expected)

Clovis Community College

General Education Diploma, General

20002001

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