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Derek Kozlowski

Cleveland, Tennessee

Project Manager

Milliken & Company

Dynamic leader, excelling at continuous improvement and mentoring

Operations Manager with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing with increasing levels of responsibility focused on operational excellence and continuous improvement. Excellent ability to develop winning teams, promotes collaboration, and root o

Specialties

check markGeneral Manager/Location Manager

check markOperations Management

check markPlant & Facilities Management

check markProcurement

check markProcess Management

check markQuality Management

check markSupply Chain & Logistics

check markGovernment & Military

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Continuous improvement
Designed Experiments
Kaizen
Leadership
Lean
Lean Six sigma master black belt
Mapping
P & L responsibility
SAP
Where I've Worked
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2020 – Present

Project Manager

Milliken & Company
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Oct 2017 – Jan 2020

Plant Manager

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Jan 2016 – Aug 2017

Vice President of Operations, Member

Legal Manufacturing, LLC
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Feb 2013 – Jan 2016

Technical Director, Member

Secoa Technology, LLC
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Sep 2010 – Jan 2013

Director, Quality and Technical Services

IVC US Inc
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Jul 2006 – Sep 2010

Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Milliken & Company
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Jun 2004 – Sep 2006

Six sigma black belt

Milliken & Company
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Jul 2001 – Jan 2004

Department Manager

Milliken & Company
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Jun 1995 – Jul 2001

Research Engineer

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Jun 1988 – Jul 1991

Sergeant

US Army
Where I've Studied

Textile Engineering

NC State University

People I've Reported To

People I've Worked With

People Who've Reported to Me

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