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Resume for Elisio S. for Executive Manager / Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production in Prospect, Kentucky

Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production
Country: United States City: Prospect
State: Kentucky ZIP: 40059

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            Elisio P.  S.

Worthington Lane Home:  ..

Prospect, KY,  Lee_ Cell:  .. 

MultiLingual Engineering & Continuous Improvement professional 

with an MBA in Finance and extensive experience in Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance with P&L responsibilities. Fluent in Portuguese and English conversant in Spanish. Proven expertise in Lean manufacturing, project management, facilitation, coaching, mentoring, organizational development, succession planning, budgeting, forecasting, process improvement, TPM, S, process mapping, team based improvement activities, and supply chain management.  Recognized for transforming siloed organizations into high performance work teams in both union and nonunion environments; domestically and internationally in highly automated Food & Beverage industry.  Outstanding track record as a change agent with a demonstrated ability in developing leadership and organizational growth, while meeting all performance metrics KPI, cutting costs and increasing revenues in changing environments.  Successfully developed business relationships with clients, potential customers and venders, seeking viable business solutions.  Ultimately responsible for protecting people, assets and shareholders.  Currently enrolled in Six Sigma Green Belt program at Villanova University.


Continuous Improvement, Certified TPM, Lean Manufacturing, High Performance Work systems, RCM, CMRP, ASSE 

Regulatory Expertise  

TTB, SarbanesOxley, SAP, GMP, HACCP, AIB, OSHA, EPA, FDA, HAZMAT & ISO , Food Safety, EHS 

Professional Experience

BrownForman Distilled Spirits & Wines, Louisville, KY  – Present

Manager of Engineering and Warehouse operations, LPO – Global Operations

Provided leadership on crossfunctional teams on the commercialization of new brands, short and long term capital planning, product redesigns, technical direction of packaging automation and engineering support for bottling facilities at multiple locations. Operationally responsible for the oversight of spirits maturation process , barrels at barrel warehouses. direct, indirect, and dotted line reports.  Responsible for Continuous Improvement Kaizen, TPM and Lean activities.

  • Restructured operations and support functions warehouse and maintenance, resulting in a % reduction in staffing, saving $K in salaries.
  • Worked with operations to accomplish operations and productivity goals through sensible scheduling, sequencing and queuing, integrated sanitation and changeover coordination, along with lean manufacturing concepts.  Accomplished % improvement in overall efficiency in environment of increasing complexity additional SKUs.
  • Reduced bottling budget by $./case across M cases over year process.  Overall savings $K.

    Aramark, Philadelphia, Pa 

    Director of Risk Management, for Healthcare and Education

    Shepherded the strategic development, and implementation of an “Enterprising Risk Management Plan,” for both Healthcare and Education Lines of Business LOB’s.  Core responsibilities to protect people, assets and shareholders. Working from corporate headquarters responsible for direct and indirect reports with dotted lines to regional personnel supporting hospitals and universities and school systems  Documented Process Safety Management PSM and Management of Change MOC

  • Hired and structured department of direct and indirect reports in support of Education and Healthcare LOB’s.
  • Branded department in support of implementing successful Risk Management campaign. 
  • Formulated plan and provided supporting data influencing LOB’s in favor of an “Enterprising Risk Management” model.  Later worked with LOB’s in creating strategies for implementation and execution.

    General Mills, Minneapolis, MN 

    Regional Engineering Manager, General Mills Pillsbury, Bakery and Food Services, NJ and MD,

    Developed and nurtured processes for strategic planning, continuous improvement, capital investment packaging automation, succession planning, coaching, mentoring, and engineering for the Federalsburg, MD and Swedesboro, NJ plants.  Provided technical expertise to drive and support business unit results through automation.  TPM pillar leader for PM, AM, FI and EM.  S, Lean, RCM certified. Lead direct, Indirect, and dotted line reports spanning facilities.

  • Organized existing manufacturing facility, improving overall production through packaging, process automation and Lean manufacturing from M to M lbs $.M, including a long term plan to achieve M lbs $.M, per year. Overall projected revenue $.M.
  • Restructured financial procedures, and established accountabilities addressing a $K deficit, improving it by $K. 

    Technical Manager, General Mills Pillsbury, Refrigerated Baked Goods, New Albany, IN,

    Responsibilities included the strategic deployment of SAP and CMMS, including restructuring and development of technical personnel towards long term site success.  Reported directly to a Regional General Manager with dotted line relationships to the VP of Reliability, VP of engineering, and Business unit managers. Managed people.  Develop predictive technologies teams and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Leveraged corporate initiative to become SarbanesOxley compliant, through application of SAP improving inventory turns by %, and cutting overall maintenance cost/case from $. to $./case, across M cases.
  • Reduced department salaried headcount by % while introducing two new roles Lean. Improved strategy to better position the site for long term goals.  Identified and leveraged $, in Indiana grant dollars for workforce training.
  • Applied barcode and WIFI technologies improving inventory efficiencies, HACCP and work order process.  All additional capabilities were accomplished without the need of additional labor.

    Sr. Site Maintenance Manager, General Mills, Big G, Covington, GA,

    Overall financial responsibility of site Reliability/ Continuous Improvement team, and technical direction for high performance workforce.  Directed two Reliability Managers and a Reliability Engineer.  Provided for the development of engineering trainees, and reliability teams.  Reported to Regional General Manager, VP of Reliability, & Continuous Improvement, VP of Engineering.

  • Coordinated efforts to permit continuous holiday running, resulting in site savings of $K.
  • Improved overall downtime window effectiveness; coordinated Master Sanitation, Maintenance, heattreats, foggings and startups.  Boosted annual production days from to a % productivity gain.

    Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Macon, GA 

    Manufacturing Engineering Manager,

    Oversaw the AM teams MEOPmechanic operator – Lean Manufacturing, SubAssembly Shop and Major PM crews across four shifts covering seven days, hours $M annually in parts and subassemblies, $M in salaries, people.

  • Shepherded the department through the transition from a totally reactive to an Autonomous Maintenance environment and generated an implementation plan for TPM, ’s and continuous improvement, under ISO compliance.
  • Conceptualized, planned, justified, and executed a $M Equipment Refurbishment Renewal Project.  Generated an immediate savings of $M vs. OEM execution, a productivity gain of module production weeks .% overall site productivity, while further developing existing workforce with rebuild and troubleshooting skills.

    Manager of Operations & Strategies ExPAT, Uberlandia, Brazil,

    Worked with senior leadership through rationalization of product portfolio, then crossfunctional teams for commercialization and implementation of decisions.  Process involved procurement, engineering, production, logistics, inventory, and material scheduling. Responsibilities also included assignment as a shift manager, responsible for the management of packaging lines which included direct reports indirect reports.

  • Initiated overall integration of functions involving quality, material handling, production and maintenance.  The actual integration reduced manning %, within the operational module along with decentralizing the maintenance department.

    Operations Manager Assistant Plant Manager, WinstonSalem, NC,

    Managed employees, across three shifts, including four supervisors for Special Tobacco Products market.  Established Safety, Quality, Production, Preventive and Predictive maintenance as the highest priorities.

  • Directed the restructuring facility layout and manning assignments.  Focused on Lean Manufacturing and S, which reduced manning %, and then applied additional resources to create a third shift, increasing asset utilization by %.
  • Participated in the International Production Management Training Program.

    Sr. Project Manager, Macon, GA,

    Part of threeman team which developed, planned, and executed a $M expansion project for Brown & Williamson; in high capacity packaging equipment M cigarettes per minute / packs per minute / % material verification. 

    Rowe International, Inc., Whippany, NJ 

    Project Manager

    Rotational Management trainee


  • MBA, Finance, Mercer University, Macon GA
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering Management, NJ Institute of Technology, Newark of credits completed
  • B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified program Villanova University, Villanova, PA currently enrolled

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