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					                                       TOMMY L. GREER
                          Hudson, NC 28638      (717) 713-9510     tl.greer@yahoo.com


                      Manufacturing Management Professional
High-performance, results-driven manufacturing management professional with more than 25 years of
comprehensive experience in staff management, multi-site plant operations and business development for leading
commercial and residential home furnishing and design brands. Adept at leading quality production operations and
developing innovative process improvement initiatives using tools such as lean manufacturing/thinking concepts,
Six Sigma and supply chain analysis. Leadership philosophy promotes employee participation in creative problem
solving working collaboratively to drive sales, control costs, manage profit margins and maximize profitability.

                                        PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ARMSTRONG, Somerset KY and Thompsontown, PA 2009 – 2012
Production Manager (2011 – 2012)
Provided leadership for nearly 100 associates with six direct reports. Led the daily operations providing direct
oversight for all aspects of the manufacturing and production activities for the Flooring Products Division. Drove
implementation of initiatives that resulted in substantial improvements throughout the manufacturing process.
  Boosted production which increased from 21,000 sq. ft. per shift to 32,000 sq. ft. per shift
  Increased yield by 2.5% and decreased returns by 1.7%
  Led safety initiatives that resulted in zero recordable injuries, amputations and notices of violation

Manufacturing Manager (2009 – 2010)
Provided leadership for more than 425 associates with 12 direct reports. Led the daily operations providing direct
oversight for all aspects of the manufacturing and production activities for Cabinet Products Division. Spearheaded
initiatives that worked to increase productivity while contributing to the financial bottom line.
  Boosted production which increased from 2,100 to 4,200 per day
  Increased production of assembly line cabinets per hour from 54 to 120
  Improved lead time to turn product from 16 to 9 days

BAKER FURNITURE COMPANY, Hildebran, NC 2002 – 2009
Superintendent
Provided leadership for more than 400 associates with seven direct reports. Led the plant operations for a facility
that produced high-end case goods. Established initiatives that worked to lower operating costs, while improving
service in a safe work environment.
  Drove production increase, boosting revenue from $60K per day to $200K per day
  Improved lead time to turn product from 26 to 7 weeks
  Improved Dart safety rating from 13.4 to 2.7

                                        ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY
HICKORY WHITE FURNITURE, Hickory, NC, Area Manager – Machining, Sanding and Samples, 1990 – 2002
CENTURY FURNITURE COMPANY, Hickory, NC, Superintendent – Case Goods, 1990 – 1999
HENREDON FURNITURE INDUSTRIES, Morganton, NC, Lead Person – Machining Area, 1987 – 1990
NU-WOODS, INC., Lenoir, NC, Lift Operator, 1986 – 1987
BURNS WOOD PRODUCTS, Granite Falls, NC, Machine Operator, 1985 – 1986

                               PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
    North Carolina State University –Total Quality Management; Just In Time; Supervision: 1; Demand Flow
     Technology; Wood Gluing Operations Workshop
    Armstrong Corporate Training – Managing Diversity; Code of Business Conduct
    Pro Source Industrial Training – Stress Management for Professionals-Maintaining Balance Under Pressure;
     Communicating With Your Manager; The Appraisal Process; Lean Manufacturing; Lean Thinking; Lean Safety;
     A-3 Problem Solving; 5-Why Problem Solving; Workplace Organization; Team Leader Training; Basic Problem
     Solving; Waste-Pull and Flow
    Gallup Q12 Training – Impact Planning; Associate Engagement; Best Practices; Discussing Engagement With
     Your Team; Manager Guide, Glass Walls

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Tommy Greer is a high-performance, results-driven manufacturing management professional with more than 25 years of comprehensive experience in staff management, multi-site plant operations and business development for leading commercial and residential home furnishing and design brands. He is open to relocation for the right opportunity.