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Edward Norris

Grand Rapids, MI 49506


(616) 773-8801 enorris727@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE
Plant Manager
Hascall Steel, Grandville, MI
05/30/2002 to 06/09/2014(12 years)
Plant manager and staff supervisor
Responsible four supervisors and between 40-60 employees
Interview new staff
Responsible for evaluating supervisors and reviewing employee evaluations
Coordinated daily check-in/wellness meeting with full staff
Supervised plant maintenance
Participated/communicated in Bi-Weekly conference call interaction with five other
plants
Completion of time cards, Employee file record keeping.
Changed and updated job descriptions for staff as needed
Under tenure work output increased 30% coupled with a 18 % reduction in staff
Oversee daily activities of the production floor including all departments.
Leads and directs plant personnel to uphold all facets of the manufacturing
operations. rewarding and disciplining personnel; addressing complaints and resolving
problems
Helps manage production costs(Overtime) and modifies production and inventory
control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.
Schedule daily requirements for production schedule.
Coordinate projects and machinery upgrades with staff and management.
Make sure all scheduled work is completed in a safe and orderly manner for all
employees.
Coordinate all training classes as needed for all staff.
Work with all departments to ensure proper ordering of materials for production.
Help in the coordination of training classes for Quality, Safety and Performance
Training.
Document ALL issues outside the guidelines of established programs to ensure all
Is produced Within tolerances

Advanced Planning Quality Team

Analyze job safety metrics


Leader on the safety committee, Perform full accident investigation to prevent
reoccurrence

Edward Norris
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 773-8801 enorris727@gmail.com

Precision Steel Warehouse, Franklin Park, IL


04/01/1979 to 08/01/2001(22 years)
Supervisor (12 yearsbeginning 1988)

On floor supervisor monitoring day-to-day operations


Responsible for 20 to 25 employees on one shift
Monitored work load for employees including staff schedules
Worked effectively as a leader in a union environment
Trained new employees in cutting coils, checking tolerance, and inspection of
product
Performed basic equipment maintenance
Helped reduce product rejections by >30% during tenure

General Labor Worked in steel coil manufacturing


Operated forklift and certified crane operator
Operated various cut to length lines

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Riverdale High School, Muscoda, WI
High School Diploma,

Significant professional development:


Comm. in the Real World; Training
the Employee on the Job; Principles &
Practices of Mgmt. I; Advanced
Supervisory Tech. I & II; and
Supervision Key Link to Productivity I
& II

Certifications:
Current CPR/First Aid;
Chauffers License;
Forklift Certified;
Crane Operator Certification;
ISO 9001: Internal Auditor

My 30 plus years of experience can tell you a lot about what I can bring to an organization. I've been a
machine operator, supervisor and plant manager, been able to work in all kind of positions gave me a great
advantage understanding different challenges and needs in a company. I had the opportunity of managing a lot
of workers. I've very good at making decisions, hiring new employees, scheduling, pay roll, etc. My years as a
manager taught me how to deal with different personalities and situations, therefore, I understand different
characters and problems when they arise. Thank you for considering me, any further information that you need,
please don't hesitate contacting me.

Edward Norris
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 773-8801 enorris727@gmail.com

VOLUNTEER WORK
*Park District Little League Softball Umpire, 20 years
*B93 Birthday Bash (Crowd control), 5 years
*Active Blood Donor, 5 years
* volunteered for 2014 LPGA Meijer Classic all week
REFERENCES
Robert Stam
Safety Products
(616) 218-5605
Keith Henry
Hascall Steel
(616) 240-4807
Elvia Villatoro
(616) 482-9997
Rebecka Katt
Steve Miller
Apply with Us
(616) 241-5383
Bill Dawes
Hascall Steel
(616) 322-8866

Edward Norris
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 773-8801 enorris727@gmail.com