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CURTIS J.

COFFMAN
703 Lily Glen Lane (770) 480-8505
Stockbridge, GA 30281
cc5131f2@westpost.net
SUMMARY
Lean Six Sigma certified leader with demonstrated accomplishments in operations,
process improvement, and engineering roles. Proven supply chain, product deve
lopment, and project management skills. Results focused with a passion for safe
ty, quality, and accountability. Expertise includes:
* Operational Leadership * Team Building
* Continuous Improvement/Lean * Project Management
* Technical Leadership * Problem Solving
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ANGELICA CORP., Alpharetta, GA 2009 - 2010
Provider of healthcare textile services. Annual sales of $483.5 million service
d from 26 U.S. locations.
Corporate Director of Engineering
Capital investment planning and major project development to support operations.
* Created a $1.8 million annual cost savings through planning of a consolidation
project and plant refurbishment plan for new service center in the northern Cal
ifornia market.
* Generated a $200,000 reduction in system cost by developing performance and RF
P specifications of a high capacity washing system which included new large-form
at extraction press technology.
PRICE INDUSTRIES, INC., Suwanee, GA 2007 - 2009
Manufacturer of air distribution products for non-residential heating, ventilati
on, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Annual sales of $126.5 million.
Vice President of Operations
Profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for supply chain activities to service $75
million market including new product development, corporate purchasing, manufact
uring, and logistics involving 447 hourly and 40 salaried employees.
* Maintained 98% on-time shipping level while growing sales from $57 million to
$75 million.
* Led $10 million project to design, build, and open a 90,000 square foot satell
ite plant to facilitate future growth of the unpainted product business.
* Managed labor relation activities resulting in successful National Labor Relat
ions Board action against local bargaining unit for noncompliance with negotiate
d agreement.
COVIDIEN (formerly TYCO HEALTHCARE), Mansfield, MA 1993 - 2006
Leading manufacturer of health care products, annual sales of $7.2 billion, with
100,000+ employees at 88 locations worldwide. Parent Company: Tyco Internation
al, annual sales of $37.8 billion.
Plant Manager , Macon, GA, 2004 - 2006
Led 24/7 operations of a $262 million cost of production manufacturing plant emp
loying 525 salaried and hourly associates and utilizing 180 temporary associates
.
* Increased output of the Macon facility 17% to meet growing customer demand by
increasing capacity and implementing a culture of individual/team accountability
.
* Achieved $3.9 million in cost savings by championing three Six Sigma Black Bel
t candidates, resulting in the highest Black Belt certification rate in any Tyco
Healthcare facility.
* Reduced operating costs $4.0 million by developing a printed packaging managem
ent process to facilitate multi-vendor sourcing of corrugated packaging material
s.
* Attained 98.2% customer service level during a $15.6 million expansion of the
Macon facility consisting of four production lines, a palletizing system, and 87
hourly and salaried positions.
Plant Manager, Waco, TX, 2003 - 2004
Led 24/7 operations of a $112 million cost of production manufacturing plant emp
loying 240 salaried and hourly associates.
* Improved productivity 12% through implementation of Lean Manufacturing princip
les such as level loading, changeover minimization, and quality at the source.
* Reduced injuries 61% through monthly "Safety Blitz" events to address safety a
nd ergonomic opportunities and implementation of DuPont STOP training.
* Reduced internal quality holds 34% by leading multi-plant defect assessment te
am that aligned product inspection standards to customer complaints.
* Achieved $6.3 million overhead savings through leadership of plant closure and
consolidation teams (Corporate, Operations, and Engineering).
Integration Project Manager, Marietta, GA, 2002 - 2003
Led the integration of manufacturing operations during acquisition of a $750 mil
lion in sales producer of private-label consumer products.
* Realized $8.3 million overhead savings by leading consolidation project closin
g one manufacturing location and redistributing manufacturing capacity to optimi
ze distribution.
* Generated $3.4 million in shipping savings by leading Manufacturing Capacity R
ationalization team to develop optimal distribution network.
* Led Corporate Computerized Maintenance Management System Selection Team establ
ishing a standard platform for Tyco Healthcare manufacturing (now operating in o
ver 20 locations).
Corporate Engineering Manager, Deland, FL, 1999 - 2002
Led group responsible for development and integration of automated manufacturing
processes consisting of 22 engineers and 8 technicians. Supported world wide m
anufacturing operations.
* Led development and launch of manufacturing processes for a $93 million capita
l investment by Tyco Healthcare.
* Managed development of sterile packaging systems for needle and syringe produc
ts, including fully automated product feeding, inspection, and three-stage packa
ging systems for six product lines across three manufacturing plants.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Lean Manufacturing, University of Kentucky, 2003
Six Sigma Green Belt, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
MILITARY
United States Air Force, highest rank achieved: Captain
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
* Kepner-Tregoe, Project Management * Goldratt Institute, Theory of Constraints
* PML Associates, Leadership Development