DAVID M. BERRY
Analytical, decisive, high-energy production operations professional with a 30+ year track record of experience, training and success in leading production and plant activities within civil service, defense and private sectors. Demonstrated ability to leverage knowledge, understanding, and training in a diverse range of management philosophies and principles to develop and implement measurable and actionable operational strategies that achieve revenue, cost, productivity and delivery goals. Energetic and inventive self-starter known for my innate ability to apply my deep understanding of manufacturing, production operations and facility management for providing solutions vital to cost reduction and bottom-line profit improvement. Exceptional communication skills with the ability to work with diverse groups and cultures while inspiring confidence at all levels.
WORKSHOP DESIGN & LAYOUT
FACILITY MANAGEMENT SUBCONTRACTOR & VENDOR MANAGEMENT
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT FORECASTING
Extensive experience with multiple management philosophies and practices including black-belt initiatives, the Toyota Management System (TMS), Kanban, Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM), CAPDCA, 5S, Kaizen, Danger forcasting (KYT), Consensus Management, and addressing Muda-(waste).
Demonstrated management skills in building the foundations for a world-class companies, driving mutual respect through team-building and effective leadership.
Union Tank Car “UTLX”, Marion, Ohio 2014- to present
UTLX is a Marmon Group, Berkshire Hathaway Company Owned by Warren Buffet
Union Tank Car Company or UTLX (their best known reporting mark) is a railway equipment leasing company (and car maintenance / manufacturing) headquartered in metro Chicago, Illinois. As the name says, they specialize in tank cars, and covered hopper cars. They have about over 100,000 cars in their fleet.
Supervisor of welding operations
Manage a fleet of repair specialists for ground up retrofit of railway cars