Joshua Loken


Production Supervisor II

Eau Claire, WI

Joshua Loken
Eau Claire, Wisconsin Area
Production Supervisor II at Oshkosh Defense

My Mission

To obtain a position that is empowered to make strategic decisions and provide visibility for future

To learn more about me please contact me by:
Personal number at: (715) 412 – 1573

Production Supervisor II at Oshkosh Defense
September 2016 – Present (1 year)

Production Supervisor at Ashley Furniture Industries
January 2015 – September 2016 (1 year 9 months)
Responsibilities include pushing fabricated parts to next operation efficiently meeting customer
demand. (Full Time Professional Position)

Provide leadership and direction to over 27 employees on a daily basis to sustain production
Revamp department quality focus resulting in a scrap reduction of 37.2% in 2015.
Maintain department incentive average of 135% in 2015.
Develop new employee on-floor training schedule resulting in a 2 week training time period.
Developed and led oven wheel Kaizen project resulting in a machine setup time reduction of 6

Casegoods Production and Inventory Control Intern at Ashely Furniture Industries
May 2014 – August 2014 (4 months)
Responsibilities include developing and advanced understanding of production scheduling and
production supervision. (Summer Internship)
Created comparison templates locating up to 100 mistakes within the Bill of Materials.
Routed up to 60 fabricated parts to ensure lean product flow.
Routed daily parts in support of supervisor to meet production deadlines.
Analyzed efficiency between current and new machinery to make purchasing decisions.

Cashier Customer Service at Gordys County Market
February 2014 – May 2014 (4 months)
Responsibilities include providing excellent daily customer service to shoppers on a daily basis and
maintain the work environment. (Part – Time)

Assisted buyers with purchasing decisions.
Maintain organization and appearance of the store.
Managed withdrawals and deposits with accuracy.

Operations Management Intern at Ashley Furniture Industries
May 2013 – August 2013 (4 months)
Responsibilities include developing inventory and production scheduling understanding on a basic
level. (Summer Internship)

Created production schedule in support of Production manager in production scheduling activities
Responsible for scrap documentation with a goal focus of cost avoidance

Extrusion Laborer at Midwest Manufacturing
May 2012 – August 2012 (4 months)
Responsibilities include staging the correct orders based on the shipping cargo. (Summer Part-

Utilized company AS400 system to distribute 250 scheduled orders per day.
Collaborated with supervisor about schedule modifications to ensure smooth operations.
Provided safety standards and operation improvements by participating in departmental meetings.

Lead Carpenter Assistant at Bestul Construction
June 2011 – August 2011 (3 months)
Responsibilities include assisting in building Residential homes. (Summer Part -Time)

Oversaw residential blueprints and plans in effort to build quality residential homes.
Operated efficiently in teams of 3 to meet daily and monthly plans.

Head Lifeguard, Kids Club Mentor, Staff Mentor at Iola Fitness and Aquatic Center
September 2005 – May 2011 (5 years 9 months)
Responsibilities include maintain an environment that is both clean and safe for customers.
Managed scheduled lifeguards to follow company safety procedures and policies.
Designed programs and activities for members of Kids Club.
Assisted manger in annual lifeguard training and development courses.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration and Management, General, 2010 – 2014
Activities and Societies: A.P.I.C.S – The Association of Operations Management Society.
Joshua Loken
Eau Claire, Wisconsin Area
Production Supervisor II at Oshkosh Defense


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