Eugene Basin

  • Food Plant Manager | Food Operation Manager | Food Manufacturing Manager
  • Brooklyn, New York 11229
  • Jul 06, 2017
Full time Management Manufacturing / Production

Personal Summary

Accomplished and goal-driven professional with extensive experience in plant and store operations management, encompassing overall plant operations including production, quality control, food safety, employee safety, and personnel management. Additional qualifications include:

  • Hands-on experience in leading the restoration of operations for the whole plant from scratch following Hurricane Sandy, which involved overseeing construction, purchasing new equipment, and coordinating with insurance companies to obtain funds for damages

  • Comprehensive background in budgets management, quality assurance, and human resource management

  • Expertise in establishing a positive and safe working environment, with proven capability to implement innovative solutions to drive productivity and efficiency

  • Articulate communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in building positive work relationships with professionals of all levels

Work Experience

Plant Operaton Manager, Food Manufacturing
RSR Holding Group LLC (DBA Russian Style Ravioli)
  • Utilize enterprise resource planning (ERP) to effectively manage business operations and automate standard operating processes

  • Implement policies to ensure compliance with good manufacturing practices and organizational regulations

  • Track and generate reports on operating costs within functional areas, and communicate with management on cost and labor overruns

  • Manage staffing requirements, which include hiring new employees, organizing schedules, and facilitating training to ensure compliance with hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) and sanitation guidelines (SSOP)

  • Oversee all Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), New York City Health Department, and New York City Fire Department audits

  • Handle the daily procurement and purchasing of supplies, ingredients, and raw materials; as well as in tracking daily sale and shipments

  • Coordinate with the FDA and the New York City Health Department to ensure that plant operations maintain compliance with USDA requirement and regulations

  • Direct the operations of the Plant Services Team, which include developing and implementing sanitation, pest control, and waste management programs for the facility

  • Monitor inventory levels and purchase necessary raw materials to meet projected needs while optimizing warehouse space and minimizing expenses

  • Initiate annual travels to establish closer work relationships with customers and the Sales Team

  • Process accounts receivable and accounts payable, and collaborate with the accountant on payroll and worker’s compensation insurance

Assistant Plant Manager | Plant Operation Manager
RSR Holding Group, LLC
  • Successfully passed Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspections

  • Negotiated with customers and distributors to achieve the right pricing for resources

  • Led the restoration of operations for the whole plant from scratch following Hurricane Sandy, which involved overseeing construction, purchasing new equipment, and coordinating with insurance companies to obtain funds for damages

  • Played a major role in opening and resuming the operations of a plant in less than a month following USDA PLANT# revoke

  • Made significant contributions in boosting annual sales from $80K to 2.4M, as well as expediting the hiring process by 50%

General Store Manager
Spartak International Inc.
  • Designated responsibilities to staff based on areas of expertise to ensure that they fully utilized their knowledge to provide the best service

  • Prepared work schedules for staff and generated monthly workers’ performance report to determine areas of opportunity for improvement

  • Initiated market surveys and researched consumer preferences to determine products that were in high demand and ensure that they were available in the store

  • Conducted visits to competing stores to gain information on their products, pricing, services, and sales strategies, and utilize those information to improve the store’s quality of service delivery

  • Monitored market prices of goods to ensure that store prices maintained competitive advantage

  • Implemented sales promotions to boost sales, showcasing products to customers at good rates to engage them in buying products

  • Addressed customer concerns on products and services, as well as complaints and returns while making mutual benefits for both the store and the customers

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Accounting
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York