Production Manager

Juan “Carlos” Gonzalez
862 S. Wisconsin St, Fallbrook, Ca. 92028
Production/Manufacturing Manager
Streamlining production / solving customer challenges / quality / developing a team atmosphere
Results – oriented professional with a wealth of experience in plastics, medical device, and electronics industries. A
proven track record of achievements. Professional Manager who is skilled at employee training and development,
installing Lean manufacturing, 5S organizational concepts as well as quality concepts including: Kaizen, Black Belt
Six Sigma, and ISO 9001 to enhance a world class manufacturing environment. Bachelor’s degree in business plus
extensive experience and education in electronics. Bi-lingual English/Spanish. Expertise in:
• Lean Manufacturing systems
• 5S Organization / Oracle
• Kaizen, Six Sigma training
• ISO 9001 Internal Auditor
• Merging / Integrating other companies
• Create test procedure
• Logistic Experience
• AC/DC, Analog / Digital
Milgard Windows and Doors, Temecula, Ca. 2015 - Present
One of seven locations, Milgard Temecula is the #1 in sales and profit. They are well known for their custom
windows and sliding glass doors and being a high quality product.
Production Manager
Reports to the Plant Manager and responsible for the manufacturing of all production lines to getting product out
on time and efficiency improvement.
• Implemented a swing shift for the paint department to run 24/7. Result: Increase capacity and reduced
the lead times to the customers.
• Implemented a different 5S program. Results: Production lines made monthly improvements.
• Implemented two vinyl production lines on swing shift. Results: Increased capacity and reduced lead
times to the customer.
Breg, Inc., Carlsbad, Ca 2011 – 2015
Headquarter in Carlsbad, Breg, Inc. is the #2 Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Company. They are well known for
their 360 degree customer experience and high quality product.
Production Manager
Reports to the Director of Mergers and Acquisitions. Responsible to help manufacturing and Distribution facilities
improve efficiency, and part of a team to determine what mergers and acquisition will make Breg a bigger success.
• Transferred our shipping facility from Vista to Carlsbad; Result: Moved the warehouse over a three-day
weekend and was up and running without an interruption.
• Created a one piece flow in the shipping area; Result: Improved efficiency in the shipping area by 10%.
• Trained the Production Supervisor on lean manufacturing Result: Improved efficiency in the
manufacturing area by 25%.
• Trained the Mexicali Managers on lean manufacturing Result: Improved the manufacturing in Mexicali
and quality.
Target, Aliso Viejo, Ca 2010 – 2011
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Target Corporation is the nation’s #2 discount chain. The fashion-minded discounter operates about 1745 Target and SuperTarget stores in 49 states, as well as an online business called Target and its larger grocery-carrying incarnation, SuperTarget, have carved out a niche by offering more upscale, fashion-forward merchandise than rivals Wal-Mart and Kmart.
Executive Manager
Reports to the Store Manager. Responsible for supervision of up to 40 Team Members, stockroom, and nightly process of filling the store. Works as Leader on Duty at night in absence of the Store Manager.
• Worked with other Executive Manager in other store to solve challenges; Results: Streamline process flow on filling the floor and getting the stockroom low and productive.
• Noted high level of damage during the unloading process; Results: Interfaced with unload team to solve product damages being inflicted by the conveyor or truck not loaded correctly.
• Cross-trained and moved team member workers to other areas when trucks were cancelled; Result: Productivity maintained.
Zodiac Pool Systems (formerly Polaris Pools), Vista, Ca 2004 – 2009
World-renowned manufacturer of quality products designed for the aeronautic and marine sectors, specializing in products for the care and maintenance pools and spas. World leader in aquatic and pool care products. Product include chemical, plastics, sophisticated electronics.
Production Supervisor
Reported to the Production Manager. Worked as a Production Manager during his absence. Supervised over 100 employees and 10 Leads in the manufacturing area. Set up daily schedules and assign duties.
• Trained manufacturing leads to prepare and present PowerPoint presentations to the VP of Operations; Result: Improved manufacturing efficiency; enhance quality.
• Created monthly “Kaizen Events” teams; Result: 10% efficiency improvement year one; 14% in year two.
• Purchased Florida company, Integrated Clearwater Manufacturing; Result: Merged all manufacturing into
the Vista facility without interruption in the production process.
• Closed manufacturing facility in Florida, Zodiac Cleaners, and merged the operations into the vista facility
plant; Result: Streamline the production process and reduced manpower by 30. EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree, University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA 2009
• Business Management
Associate’s Degree, ITT Technical Institute, San Diego, CA 1997 • Electronic Engineering
  • ID#: 105718
  • Location: Fallbrook, CA , 92028

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