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Darrick Blair

West Des Moines,IA

Summary

Demonstrated success in improving production output and quality with a focused and methodical approach. Well-versed in contributing to major plant changes, including equipment upgrades, process changes and retooling processes. Diplomatic and motivational leader.

Overview

7
7
years of professional experience

Work History

Crew Chief

Servpro
2024.02 - Current
  • Improved crew efficiency by implementing streamlined processes and procedures.
  • Provided exceptional customer service, resulting in increased repeat business and positive feedback.
  • Managed tight schedules to ensure timely project completion and client satisfaction.
  • Reduced equipment downtime by performing regular maintenance checks and addressing issues promptly.
  • Organized daily assignments for crew members, ensuring efficient use of time and resources.
  • Maintained high levels of productivity by setting clear expectations and monitoring progress throughout each project.

Manufacturing Supervisor

Keystone Electrical
2022.02 - 2023.11
  • Improved production efficiency by implementing lean manufacturing principles and streamlining processes.
  • Reduced downtime by conducting regular equipment maintenance and addressing issues promptly.
  • Ensured product quality through rigorous inspection processes and adherence to industry standards.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to achieve production goals and optimize workflow.
  • Implemented cost-saving measures, resulting in significant reduction in operational expenses.
  • Enhanced employee morale and retention by fostering a positive work environment and recognizing outstanding performance.
  • Monitored production schedules to ensure on-time delivery of products, meeting customer expectations consistently.
  • Led continuous improvement initiatives by soliciting feedback from employees and incorporating their suggestions into the manufacturing process where feasible.
  • Communicated job expectations and monitored employees.
  • Ordered parts and materials for Fabrication, Assembly, Buildings, Maintenance, and Shipping.
  • Supervised ongoing daily production phases.

Welder

Cemen Tech
2021.02 - 2022.02
  • Enhanced welding quality by following precise welding procedures and maintaining proper equipment settings.
  • Increased production efficiency with expert time management skills and adherence to project deadlines.
  • Reduced workplace accidents through strict compliance with safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Collaborated with team members for seamless project execution, improving overall productivity.

General Manager

Red Wing Shoe Company
2020.09 - 2021.02
  • Increased overall company efficiency by streamlining operations and implementing innovative managerial strategies.
  • Developed and executed strategic plans for business growth and expansion, resulting in increased market share.
  • Managed a diverse team of professionals, fostering a positive work environment and high employee satisfaction.
  • Cultivated strong relationships with clients, vendors, and partners to ensure long-term success and loyalty.

Assistant Service Manager

BH Management
2020.01 - 2020.09
  • Improved customer satisfaction by addressing and resolving service-related concerns promptly and professionally.
  • Enhanced team efficiency by implementing streamlined procedures for daily operations.
  • Developed strong relationships with customers, resulting in repeat business and increased loyalty.
  • Managed a team of technicians to ensure timely completion of maintenance tasks and high-quality workmanship.

Maintenance Technician

Conlin Properties
2019.10 - 2020.01
  • Improved equipment functionality by conducting regular maintenance checks and repairs.
  • Reduced downtime by quickly diagnosing and resolving technical issues on machinery.
  • Enhanced safety measures by performing routine inspections and identifying potential hazards.
  • Boosted overall productivity with timely preventive maintenance on key equipment.

General Manager

Aaron's Sales And Lease
2017.08 - 2019.10
  • Increased overall company efficiency by streamlining operations and implementing innovative managerial strategies.
  • Developed and executed strategic plans for business growth and expansion, resulting in increased market share.
  • Managed a diverse team of professionals, fostering a positive work environment and high employee satisfaction.
  • Cultivated strong relationships with clients, vendors, and partners to ensure long-term success and loyalty.
  • Implemented effective cost-saving measures to reduce overhead expenses without compromising quality or service.
  • Directed comprehensive sales efforts to exceed revenue targets consistently while maintaining customer satisfaction levels.
  • Implemented robust inventory management systems to optimize stock levels and minimize waste/costs associated with excess product storage.

Education

GED -

Burlington Community High School

Skills

  • Planning management
  • Priority management
  • Material Handling
  • Manufacturing management experience
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Process Improvement
  • Product Inspection
  • Production Planning
  • Production Line Management
  • Assembly line supervision
  • Staff Supervision

Timeline

Crew Chief

Servpro
2024.02 - Current

Manufacturing Supervisor

Keystone Electrical
2022.02 - 2023.11

Welder

Cemen Tech
2021.02 - 2022.02

General Manager

Red Wing Shoe Company
2020.09 - 2021.02

Assistant Service Manager

BH Management
2020.01 - 2020.09

Maintenance Technician

Conlin Properties
2019.10 - 2020.01

General Manager

Aaron's Sales And Lease
2017.08 - 2019.10

GED -

Burlington Community High School
Darrick Blair