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STEVEN LOCASH
Address - unavailable
815-258-5249
StevenLocash@shawneestables.com


Experience
Power Packaging Inc , Batavia IL
Production Supervisor   (10/98 - )
Supervising up to 90 hourly non union employees.

Olmarc Packaging Co. , Franklin Park IL
Quality Assurance Supervisor/Production Supervisor   (12/85 - 10/98)
Supervised Quality Assurance Department of 13 associates. Supervised up to 60 employess in Production Department.

Education
Triton College , River Grove IL
also training in: Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices and many Continuing Education courses

Skills
Plan, analyze or resolve operational procedures or problems; establish, assign and prepare work schedules and standards, train, evaluate, supervise and discipline personnel; review and coordinate production schedule with other department head supervisors; ensure and inspect products for conformity and compliance to industry standards, specifications and quality; recommend, coordinate and enforce safety practices and procedures; and, supervise, recommend and coordinate quality control activities.


Bilingual in Spanish

Overview of Quality Experience:

QA/QC PROGRAMS/PROCEDURES
Computerized Lot Control of Incoming Materials
Formal Documented Operating Procedures
Pest Control
Product protection, including Metal Detection
SPC
Calibration
GMP and Personal Hygiene Training

Bill Of Material Programs

QUALITY SYSTEMS
HACCP
Trace and recall
Allergen Control
Hold/Release
Process Auditing

TESTING - PHYSICAL
Distributions
Moistures
Granulations
Densities

TESTING - GENERAL
Product Performance Evaluations
Sensory evaluation
Organoleptic testing

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING PROGRAM
Comprehensive environmental monitoring programs including equipment, facility, and employee testing.
Bioluminescence Swabs

QUALITY PROGRAMS - DOCUMENTATION/OTHER
Batch Records
Weight Control Records
Thermal Processing Records
Calibration Records
HACCP
Package Fabrication
Retention Program

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BAKING

Years of experience dealing with and preparing
for audits with AIB and achieving Superior ratings.

The evaluation is based on:

Adequacy of Sanitation Program
Pest Control
Operational methods and personnel practices
Maintenance for sanitation
Cleaning practices

Overview of Production Experience"

Examples of Product Lines Experience:

Shelf Stable Microwave Popcorn
Frozen Microwave Popcorn
Microwave Tray Dinners
Ready to Eat Cereal Mixes
Unsweetened and Sugar Sweetened Powdered Drink Mixes
Cookie Mixes
Cocktail Mixes
Syrups
Gelatins
Confection and Snack Items
Flakes and Sliced Potatoes
Liquid Ice Cream Topping
Cake and Frosting Mixes
Pasta - Flat Egg Noodles, Shell, Rotini, etc.
Edible Oils
Diet Drink Mixes
Liquid in Tandem with dry
Premium Overwraps
Meal Mixes
Stuffing
Bakery Items
Breads
Dry Milk
Powder Diet Sweetener
Spice Packets
Puddings
Promotional Displays
Rice Pancake/Waffle Mixes

Examples of Machines Worked with:

Sanko
Hayssen
High speed Bartelts
Zipper/Re-closeable Stand-up Pouches
Canister filler
Glass and plastic bottling lines
Shrink Wrapping
Overwrapping
Net, Weight, Volumetric and Auger Equipment
Eagle and lshida Scales
Canning Lines
Product protection devices
Computer coding system for universal shippers
K-tron Scales
Vision systems
Die cutting tray handling
Tray filling and lidding
Scoop inserter
Coupon/Booklet inserter
Cartoning, including Jones, Clyborn, etc.
Vertical and Horizontal Multi Packs
Microwave Popcorn Filling Equipment
Kettles and Double Ribbon Blenders
Vertical Form Fill Seal
HTST Pasteurizers
Scrape Surface Kettles
Liquid Mixing Kettles
Along with many "Internally Designed" Machines