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Elisio P. S.
Worthington Lane Home:
Prospect, KY, Lee_ Cell:
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.
Certified TPM, Lean Manufacturing, High Performance Work systems,
RCM, CMRP, ASSE
TTB, SarbanesOxley, SAP, GMP, HACCP, AIB, OSHA, EPA, FDA, HAZMAT &
ISO , Food Safety, EHS
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.
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
budget by $./case across M cases over year process. Overall
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.
in support of implementing successful Risk Management campaign.
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
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.
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.
procedures, and established accountabilities addressing a $K deficit,
improving it by $K.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
to permit continuous holiday running, resulting in site savings of $K.
downtime window effectiveness; coordinated Master Sanitation, Maintenance,
heattreats, foggings and startups. Boosted annual production
days from to a % productivity gain.
Brown & Williamson
Macon, GA –
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.
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.
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 %.
the International Production Management Training Program.
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
Rotational Management trainee
Mercer University, Macon GA
Engineering Management, NJ Institute of Technology, Newark of
Engineering, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach,
Six Sigma Green
Belt certified program Villanova University, Villanova, PA currently