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Michael O'Connor (413)-579-1768 26 Lovell Road, Holden, MA 01520

mo159e710@westpost.net

Summary Results focused leader positively identifying and creating change with over 13 y ears experience in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturing industrie s. Direct financial oversight experience of multi-million dollar annual operati ng plans and budgets. Exceptional results achieved through strict fiscal discip line, accurate forecasting, and sound change leadership. Responsible for develo ping processes, procedures, and financial accountability guidelines associated w ith numerous operational accounts. Areas of expertise include: * Financial management, accurate forecasting and budgetary controllership * Food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturing operations * Domestic and international logistics and warehouse management * Supply chain management change leader with a record of service excellence * Dynamic change leader with Lean Six Sigma experience through multiple Kaizen e vents Professional Experience Frito-Lay, Inc., Killingly, CT Division of PEPSICO 2008-2010 One of the largest global snack food providers distributing approximately 250 SK Us to over 50 distribution centers and plants and 30 direct sales customers. Senior Resource, Financial and Materials Management Operations Scope of responsibilities included leading the site through the 2010 Annual Oper ating Plan financial process and developing a seasonalized plan for over $43 mil lion. Direct responsibilities included fiscal oversight of multiple direct and indirect accounts worth over $3 million requiring effective cost controls to suc cessfully exceed all required fiscal objectives over two years. * Led the Killingly site Business Planning Process (BPP) review in 2009 identify ing cost savings actions to exceed the HQ's productivity requirement of over $1. 5 million. * Developed an accurate seasonal Annual Operating Plan for 2010, aligning to qua rterly operational requirements with effective period reporting processes, ensur ing Frito-Lay Killingly Manufacturing achieved the financial plan for the first time in over 10 years. * Led site requirements to close gaps with HQ's Self Audit Guidelines (SAG)/Sarb anes Oxley (SOX) ensuring 2009 quarterly and annual reports were accurately upda ted and submitted. * Successfully led multiple Lean Six Sigma "Kaizen" change projects exceeding pr oject charter goals resulting in a positive plan variance for linked accounts wo rth over $255 thousand. * Selected to co-facilitate leading a site focused "War on Waste" to reduce manu facturing packaged waste worth over $1 million per year. Developed and led a co mprehensive change leader plan contributing to reducing waste by $170 thousand i n five months. * Led a Northeast Region carton materials return recycling program directly impa cting on the region bottom line results. Recognized for these outstanding resul ts with the "Northeast Region Leadership" award for effectively leading change a chieving sustainable cost savings of over $650 thousand over each of the past tw o fiscal years. * Successfully led the Region Operations Diversity & Inclusion program directly supporting the PEPSICO "Performance with Purpose" agenda. The accomplishments w ere recognized nationally for directly contributing to the overall positive Regi on and site culture.

Michael O'Connor

mo159e710@westpost.net

HP Hood, LLC, Agawam, MA 2003-2007 Sixth largest national dairy manufacturing company with the plant distributing o ver 260 fluid and cultured refrigerated SKUs to over 3,500 direct delivery and i nterplant customers. Warehouse Business Unit and Site Food Security Manager Scope of responsibilities included leading all aspects of the warehouse and logi stical operations providing outstanding support for all internal and external cu stomers of the company's largest fluid dairy manufacturing plant. Key performanc e indicator accountability included an annual budget exceeding $7.5 million, ann ual capital expenses of approximately $250 thousand, over 100 employees, and war ehouse finished goods, property, and equipment of over $6 million. * Exceeded expectations for "Cost per Case" for 3 consecutive years driving resu lts and reducing costs down by 10% annually. * Successfully facilitated integration of a 25% increase in manufactured volume while continuing to exceed key performance indicators for each fiscal year. * Reduced staffing levels by 25% from 2006 to 2007 through increased productivit y and operational systems enhancements. * Aggressively led initiatives to generate over $130 thousand in added revenue t hrough region recycling initiatives working with multiple warehouse locations ma ximizing revenue. * Led procurement and maintenance initiatives to replace antiquated equipment an d reduced repair costs by 50% annually. Worked directly with corporate leadersh ip supporting the regional cost focus to leverage preferred national vendors. * Reduced "Finished Inventory Goods" waste variance by 35% implementing enhanced systemic oversight and controls. * Led site safety initiatives for 4 years with a 75% reduction in OSHA recordabl e incidents and no lost time accidents with national recognition for 3 consecuti ve years. Directly led to "President's Award" recognition for the first time in 25 years as the safest H.P. Hood facility. * Ensured we exceeded our quarterly service metric of 99.98% for over 3,500 dire ct delivery customers for 2 consecutive years. * Recognized during audits by "Nestle," "Silliker," internally, state and federa l FDA inspectors for improving quality systems supporting HACCP, MSS, and all da iry quality requirements leading to quality audit results of > 90% for the site. Frito-Lay, Inc., Kirkwood, NY Division of PEPSICO 1998-2003

Operations Resource, Unit Support Leader (USL), then S&D Supply Chain Manager Operations resource working 3rd, weekend, and 1st Shifts. I was subsequently pr omoted to the Warehouse USL position facilitating and leading change for the dep artment. Also, I excelled in a final assignment at the facility as the shipping and distribution Supply Chain Optimization (SCO) manager with responsibilities which included facilitating a major business development and change plan as part of a national SCO enhancement (Auto Replenishment-1).

Michael O'Connor

mo159e710@westpost.net 1998-2003

Frito-Lay, Inc., Kirkwood, NY, S&D Resource (Continued)

* Supported implementing PEPSICO Supply Chain initiatives increasing velocity by 33% and significantly reducing labor costs by over $300 thousand in one fiscal

year. * Led initiatives to increase productivity by 24% through "Warehouse Performance Management" systems directly contributing to dramatically reduced overtime from over 35% to < 7%. Recognized as the 2002 "Site Innovation and Change Leader." * Developed and maintained the Warehouse annual crewing and staffing plan from 1 999 through 2003 contributing to significant cost savings of over $1 million. * Team leader of the site Food Service Vend direct customer team leading the sit e to a 1st place national ranking out of 32 facilities. United States Army 1986-1998

Resource Management (Comptroller) and Operations Officer Scope of responsibilities included programming, planning, budgeting and executin g an annual organizational operating budget of over $13 million for 4 subordinat e regional organizations, across the country, with over 1,600 personnel. Operati ons officer responsible for planning, implementing, and budgeting operations acr oss departments, diverse organizational levels, inter-agency, host nation govern ment and civilian organizations. Required vast understanding of operational req uirements as well as advanced analytical skills developing detailed forecast and budget plans. * Responsible for all payroll operations of an organization with over 225 U.S. a nd host nation civilian employees ensuring 100% accuracy of all accounts with pr oper payroll accounting. * Led completion of all aspects of the organization's 7 year Annual Operating Pl an. * In a previous assignment as an Operations Officer, managed an operational budg et of over $4.5 million providing direct logistical coordination for numerous op erations throughout Central and South American regional areas of operations. * As a Service and Transportation Operations Officer, personally ensured 100% ac countability for over $115 million worth of equipment, supplies, and sensitive m aterials. * Led as the Business Unit Leader of a Service and Transportation unit with over 120 personnel providing all logistical support for sister organizations with ov er 500 employees. Education Graduate Study, University of Notre Dame, School of Law Bachelor of Science in Finance, summa cum laude, Siena College Training Frito-Lay Frito-Lay Frito-Lay Frito-Lay U.S. Army U.S. Army Lean Six Sigma "Kaizen" Leader Training with Certification Finance University Training Non-Produced Scheduler Training Continuous Improvement (Cl) Training Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System Certification Resource Management Budget Training with Certification