Preston Hubble Resume FINAL 020316
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Preston Hubble Resume FINAL 020316
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
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SENIOR OPERATIONS LEADER AND MENTOR
Provide a safe and productive environment for employees to exceed company
Enthusiastic, collaborative manager with broad experience in operational excellence in manufacturing and
technical leadership, setting a vision for work team, leading by example, and holding self and team
members accountable to deliver required results. Clearly communicate complex information. Strong focus
on and excellent track record of employee safety. Demonstrated success minimizing environmental impact,
increasing production volume and lowering costs through continuous improvement.
− Environmental Health & Safety − Quality Management
− Human Resources − Engineering and Capital Management
− Lean Six Sigma Methodologies − Purchasing / Procurement Management
DUPONT, Fayetteville, NC
Power / Waste Treatment Unit Manager, Fayetteville Works Site
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager 2014 – 2016
Managed delivery of utility services to plant operation with 300 people and 3 major business production
units. Managed people, assets, and operations. Accountable for all EHS-related processes and systems
for site within DuPont umbrella.
• Delivered new energy and engagement of employees during 1st 3 months in role by organizing and
conducting unique safety program, “Who’s Got the Safety Ball?”
Continuous Improvement Lead and 2013 – 2014
Site Operational Excellence Champion, Fayetteville Works Site
Oversaw group of 3 continuous improvement experts and 1 six sigma black belt. Managed plant-wide
projects that set policy and direction at site level.
• Filled in for site staff members in various roles, leveraging plant management experience.
• Initiated impactful actions improving utilization of site maintenance resources in servicing operations
after just a few weeks as acting plant superintendent on temporary basis.
Plant Manager, DuPont-Teijin Films 2008 – 2013
Oversaw joint venture manufacturing facility located in Fayetteville, NC. Plant produced 55M lbs. per-year
of polyester chip used to produce high quality film. Managed all aspects of operating site: safety, HR,
productivity, cost, and quality, with 65 employees and 15 contractors. Responded to Operations Manager
of US region and represented site in local community.
• Completed assignment with exceptional EHS performance while successfully managing reduction in
force and subsequent plant sale.
• Moved organization to better safety awareness and superior performance through personal leadership
and use of local disciplinary process.
• Managed reduction in force, resulting in stronger work team and more focused plant mission.
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• Kept productivity higher and cost lower through analysis of batch asset reliability and rationalization.
• Used past experience in quality management to help strengthen quality performance, resulting in only
1 quality complaint across 5 years of operation.
US Regional Sourcing Manager, DuPont-Teijin Films 2007 – 2008
Led group of 4 senior buyers, 2 engineers, and 2 clerks managing $330M annual spend in region. Carried
forward Capital and Engineering roles from 2002 – 2007.
• Drove improvements in 1st 6 months by:
o Developing targeted savings opportunities in cooperation with European Sourcing Team.
o Building more effective working relationships with clients of Sourcing, manufacturing and
maintenance in particular, enabling buyers to push forward with savings opportunities.
o Coalescing strategies to deflect raw material and service price increases, in preparation to
aggressively ask for decreases when market turned.
o Engaging more effectively with group of senior buyers with 25+ years of experience, motivating
each toward better performance based on new approach with internal clients.
Additional Roles with DuPont-Teijin Films 2002 – 2007
US Regional Quality Manager
Directed Quality Management System (QMS) covering 5 manufacturing facilities, plus R&D. Led
development and implementation of quality disciplines such as Quality Functional Deployment and Product
Transfer Protocol for US region. Held formal lead role for Global Quality Network. Led project to upgrade
existing Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2000.
• Oversaw all QMS performance, holding accountability for all cost-of-quality elements and reducing cost
of poor quality 5% in commodity business.
US Process Development and Engineering / Capital Manager
Supervised 4 Senior Engineers and 1 Junior Engineer covering US Region. Developed new processes and
process upgrades for 4 polyester film manufacturing locations. Annual group spend was $2.5M plus $20M
regional capital budgeting and governance processes. Coordinated efforts with Product Development
Manager and 4 site Operations Managers. Interacted with R&D / Engineering counterparts in Europe and
• Sponsored potential break-out project, assessing competitive technologies and trialing inventive ideas,
resulting in adoption of some into manufacturing processes.
US Product Steward
Upgraded and maintained systems that provided regulatory compliance assurance to customers.
• Provided customer service by responding to queries regarding compliance with new regulations.
− Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemical Engineering, Highest Distinction, University of Virginia,
− Green Belt certified both in standard Six Sigma Tools and Design for Six Sigma Innovation Tools (a
stage-gate discipline for both new product and process development)
− ASQ Certified Quality Manager, 2001 – 2004
− Certified Lean Practitioner