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MICHAEL CARTER Telephone: (708) 532-1744 8831 Brown Lane Mobile: Tinley Park, Illinois 60487 Email: mc15f29c8@westpost.

net OPERATIONS/ MANUFACTURING EXECUTIVE ________________________________________________________________________ Senior Operations/ Manufacturing Executive in the electronics industry. Backgrou nd includes start-up venture, union/nonunion environments, multiple plants opera tions, prototype to high volume operational experience. The senior operations ma nager for three printed circuit board businesses with various locations and inte rnational affiliates. Computer, automotive, military, medical, and engineering e xperience. Extensive management experience leading teams, working with strategic plans, developing and maintaining budgets, and implementation of production pla nning systems. Specific strengths and accomplishments include: Plant Manager Start-up venture Plant Relocation and Expansion Major capital project evaluations, Project Manager Manufacturing Engineering experience ISO 9002/ AS9100 experience OHSA knowledge Strategic Planning, budgets, forecasting experience M.I.S. Management, MRP, ERP, JIT implementation work Product development; finance, business development, logistics Strong leadership, dedication and motivational skills PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Schott Elecpac LLC. $10 million manufacturer hermetic seals, Cary, IL Director of Operations/ V.P. of Manufacturing 2003- Present * Responsible for all elements of manufacturing of electronic components for Aer ospace, Medical, and Military applications. Areas of responsibility include prod uction, engineering, materials, production planning, maintenance, facilities, an d safety * Oversee operations of company from smaller $5 million venture capitalist owned company to $10 million division of large corporation by developing sound proces ses, developing team environment with zero turnover personnel, providing highly reliable products and services to our customers and providing the direction and leadership that the team expected * Exceeded all outlined metrics with regards to Delivery, Cost, Quality, Sales a nd Safety Oversee annual operating expense budgets by both designing implementing, and ma intaining budgets to meet corporate objectives Responsible for 100 employees in a non-union environment. Set policies, establi shed safety guidelines, and handled environmental issues. Part of implementation team for ISO 9002 with heavy emphasis on developing a co mprehensive operator training program and preventative maintenance system Delivered year and year cost reductions through operational improvements and ef fective use of cost control methods, use of Lean manufacturing techniques, and c reating continuous improvement teams Reduced cycle time performance by 50% from start to finish through the use of 5 S techniques, reduction of indirect cost drivers, upgrading through capital expe nditures, and enhanced production planning elements Poly Circuits- M-Wave Corp. $60 million. Printed Circuit Board Co, West Chicago, IL. Plant Manager/ Manufacturing Engineer 2000- 2003 ~New start-up venture of state-of-the-art, Prototype/Medium Volume, printed circ uit board manufacturer. ~Hired to relocated facility from Bensenville to West Chicago and direct change of new product lines offered to customers. Continued to meet customers and corpo rate demands during company move.

Created world-class manufacturing environment working with automation and cell management Developed business strategy for publicly owned company raising sales from $11 m illion annually to $60 million in two years. As part of the senior management team, set strategy, direction and implementati on plans for new facility. Expanded companys product line by engineering and developed a manufacturing pro cess responsive to handling a variety of products and reducing lead-times from w eeks to days. Achieved corporate objectives for Quality, Delivery, and Performance. Oversee international facility in China for high volume production of printed c ircuit boards CIRCUITS DMA, INC. Livonia, Mi. $15 million. 1990-2000 Manufacturing/ Materials Manager 1998-2000. Printed circuit board manufacture- Prototype to medium volume. Guided entire operations of 130 employees to achieve goals outlined in Annual Op eration Plan with heavy emphasis on On-Time Delivery, Quality, and Profitability . Developed departmental budgets, Engineering production standards, Activity Bas ed Costing program, implement of MIS system for year 2000. Operations Manager 1995-1998 Floor manager with a variety of Supervisor and Managers reporting day-to-day act ivities. Dailey interactions with Sales, Engineering, and Quality Control. Chall enged to solve problems, develop teams environment and meet deadlines. H. H ELECTRONICS. Twinsburg, Oh. $6 million 1987-1990 Production Planner/ Production Manager High volume printed circuit board manufacturer Developed daily departmental production schedules, maintained inventory control, monitored production performance. EDUCATION B.S. in Industrial Management. University of Akron, Akron Oh. 1987 Concentration on Manufacturing Management, HR, Shop Floor Control, and Finance ~Completed two years of Manufacturing Engineering courses of University of Akron American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS), Detroit,Mi 1999