Manufacturing Manager, Morristown, NJ - April 6, 2014
Responsible for managing the overall performance of 100+ semiskilled employees in fabrication, hand assembly, and subassembly of electromechanical vending machines. Responsibilities included planning, scheduling, and addressing production, quality, and shipping issues. Provided technical direction and resolved technical problems by interpreting drawings and job order specifications to assemblers and sub-assemblers. Controlled labor and overtime costs by determining proper utilization based on workforce and production demands. Developed quality and testing procedures to support customer product specifications and ISO 9001 requirements. Interfaced with design engineers and material management to improve production methods, equipment performance, and product quality.