1. JEFFREY JOSEPH MEDINIS
4780 CIDER HILL DR.
ROCHESTER, MI 48306
CHANGE MANAGEMENT • RISK MANAGEMENT • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS
Driven leader with more than 10 years of experience in operations management, strategic planning, and
project management. Results-oriented business executive increasing energy and employee engagement,
resulting in increased levels of productivity. Innovative leader implementing change management
techniques and process improvement strategies to enhance operational performance. Hands-on leader
with the proven ability to control profit and loss and manage multiple projects simultaneously while
successfully developing high-performing, cross-functional teams.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Dearborn Brands, Sausage Company – Dearborn, MI 2015 – Present
Technology Integration Manager
Identify and purchase a $500K software package to document accounting, purchasing, manufacturing,
and quality of food, increasing organizational efficiency.
Implement change management techniques to create a positive environment during the transition of
the new system and ensure user adoption.
Manage software implementation / data migration, as well as all employees involved in the process.
Kowalski / Home Style Foods – Hamtramck, MI 2014 – 2015
Project Manager / Compliance Coordinator (Contract Role)
Recruited to Compliance Coordinator role to help Kowalski / Home Style Foods with their plant upgrade.
Transformed the production facility from a non-refrigerated to refrigerated organization which
significantly increased product shelf life.
Managed equipment upgrades and led the implementation of new equipment and quality standards.
Strategically divided the plant into 6 zones during the refrigeration upgrade which allowed the
company to shut down one zone at a time while the rest of the company was able to continue
producing, resulting in minimal downtime.
Communicated with all departments during upgrades to ensure operational efficiency.
Directed quality control for Kowalski / Home Style which led to standardized practices in the industry.
Trained all employees on quality standards.
Created documentation on programs being deployed and standards on sanitation.
2. JEFFREY JOSEPH MEDINIS email@example.com
E.W. Grobbel Sons, Inc. – Detroit, MI 1997 – 2013
Instrumental in growing the company by $45M within 5 years by utilizing engagement strategies,
strong strategic leadership abilities, and continuous improvement initiatives.
Researched, identified, and negotiated the purchase of $1M in capital improvements which included
MRO purchasing for 5 consecutive years in order to handle larger volumes in sales.
Determined installation timeframes and strategies to engineer the implementation of equipment,
coinciding with running production, while never shutting down production.
Demonstrated team leadership by establishing a Certification Strategy initiative allowing employees to
earn merit increases based on certifications obtained.
Implemented change management and proven leadership strategies that led to the massive
transformation of how Grobbel was ran as an organization.
Developed and implemented a Productivity Report that precisely measured raw, cooked, and sliced
pounds produced to determine employee productivity levels. This led to the creation of the Quarterly
Bonus Program which helped eliminate overtime and paid employee’s overages based on productivity.
Executed an innovative Marketing Program to enhance brand development and exposure by marketing
the company to big name clients, including Sam’s Club, Winn-Dixie, and Walmart, increasing company
Established the Job Performance Status to determine employee performance and level of engagement.
Charged with operations management, including production, shipping and receiving, maintenance,
and office personnel to promote positive cash flow and productivity.
Collaborated with the President in regards to vendor management, including researching, negotiating,
and purchasing all of the company’s facilities, equipment, software, and service contracts.
Restructured the sales, office, maintenance, and plant floor layouts, which directly correlated with the
$45M increase in revenue.
Eliminated the need for general, mechanical, and service contractors by training a team of employees
to complete the same tasks, thus saving the company millions of dollars.
Created the Task Force Friday initiative, which allowed the company to shut down production on
Friday in order for production employees to learn basic equipment maintenance and facility upgrade
projects, eliminating downtime during the normal Monday-Thursday workweek.
Worked closely with the President to create the company’s Mission Statement, Core Values/Purpose,
and company policies.
Controller / IT
Charged with maintaining P&L responsibility for a $5M budget.
Provided financial accounting and maintained AR/AP and purchasing functions.
Managed the entire network, including servers, work stations, software setups, routers, backups,
wiring, and date management.
Created teams to take on variable field development, data input, and user/station specific parameters.
Negotiated the purchase of hardware/software and installed all equipment, saving the company 50%
of allocated budget.
Implemented an enterprise-wide software program that saved the company $175K.
LanScape Networks, Inc. – Owner / Computer Consultant / Monitor Systems, Inc. – Hardware Implementation Director
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BS)
DeVry Institute of Technology – Lombard, IL
Attended Global Leadership Summit (2002 – 2012)