DONALD A. SEISE
VP Operations Manufacturing Production
Waldwick, New Jersey 07463 ● (201) 447-2771
firstname.lastname@example.org ● www.linkedin.com/in/donaldseise
VP OPERATIONS MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION
An operation and production executive with extensive expertise in production, manufacturing and vendor
relationship management. Focus on increasing efficiencies and sales while reducing working capital and
expenses. Flexible decision maker with excellent analytical and communication skills. Valued for knowledge and
application of diverse technologies that boost the bottom line. Team builder and mentor to increase productivity.
ATTRIBUTES: Intelligent. Energetic. Investigative. Tenacious. Decisive.
Increased Sales: Achieved $75 million in sales over 10 years by establishing new production processes.
Cost Reductions: Generated $.6 million in savings per year implementing emerging technologies.
Start-ups: Established international satellite operations in Australia and Canada.
Expansion: Developed partners for cost efficient overflow production.
Re-engineering: Demonstrated demand for major manufacturers to modify equipment to requirements.
Cost Modeling: Investigated “Make or Buy” analysis for determining cost efficiencies.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY
● Operations Management ● Vendor Relationship Management
● Research, Development and Implementation ● Staff Development/Motivation/Training
● Process and Workflow Documentation ● Projection Metrics / Budget Preparation
PEARSON, Old Tappan, NJ, (Educational Publishing, PSO - $1.7 Billion in sales, 1,500 employees) 2006 – 2011
VICE PRESIDENT- Central Imaging Services
Administered outsourcing opportunities to reduce production costs and program modifications to track production.
Led a staff of 3 directors, 65 full-time employees and managed budget of $15.5 million.
Addressed sudden growth impact with an interface that provided clients with self-service for project
and budget tracking which reduced customer service labor while increasing client satisfaction.
Negotiated vendor refund of $175,000 to offset production down-time.
Authored and presented the OSHA Annual Safety Program for equipment operators and staff.
Documented workflows and processes to promote cross-training and staff advancement.
Relocated operations closer to clients to reduce production cycles.
Investigated and implemented equipment to expand service offerings at reduced costs.
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PARAMOUNT PUBLISHING, Ramsey, NJ 2000 – 2006
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT – Demand Production Center
Expanded utilization of emerging technologies with global operations while streamlining internal administrative
reporting functions. Led staff of 2 directors and 50 full-time employees and budget of $10.7 million.
Pioneered economical efficient quantity production. Consulted with equipment manufacturers to drive
modifications required to address production requirements. Transformed both the publishing and printing
industries from analogue to digital.
Designed and implemented international satellite operations in Australia and Canada to shorten time to
market and improve customer satisfaction.
Savings of $200,000+ per year in clerical labor by automating billing requests and project status
SIMON & SCHUSTER, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1988 – 2000
Directed administrative operations for office services. Staff of 22 employees and budget of $1.5 million.
Authored the shop floor management system to automate estimating, tracking and billing.
Established scanning and imaging centers within major divisions to shorten production cycles and
improve client satisfaction.
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Crystal Reports
BS, Industrial Technologies, Cum Laude, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, NJ
CONTINUED EDUCATION – PEARSON DEVELOPMENT NETWORK
The Five Disciplines of Success 12/16/2011
The Power of No 12/12/2011
How to Ask the Right Question, the Right Way of the Right People 11/3/2011
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Prentice-Hall “Better Way Award” developed “blue lined” templates for author submissions.
Vice President, Garden State Chapter of the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM).
Garden State Chapter of AIIM, “John Tupper Award of Excellence”.
Brazil BookFair, Fortaleza, Brazil, 1998 “On-Demand Printing – at Simon & Schuster”.
CBS Evening News, CNN Worldwide Broadcast, 1998 “Books On Demand with Randall Pinkston”.