Business Unit Leader Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking work as a Business Unit Leader in which to utilize my educational background and past experience to fullest potential.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in technical and business field
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing environment
  • Solid understanding of principles and concepts of Quality Systems, ISO and Lean Principles within manufacturing
  • Proficient with Microsoft office and ERP system
  • Excellent leadership, management and motivational skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Ability tonegotiate and build consensus for resource needs
  • Ability to perform problem solving and solutions with peers, subordinates and management

Work Experience:

Business Unit Leader, August 2005 – Present

Ascend Performance Materials, Sacramento, CA

  • Analyzed Business Unit financial results and determined variance from standards.
  • Participated in the annual capital budget process for improvement, equipment modification and expansion of the division to meet sales demand.
  • Administered the expenditure of budgetary funds to carry on business unit operations.
  • Achieved annual budget and financial targets.
  • Recommended improved techniques to improve margin performance.
  • Conducted cost reduction program throughout the business unit.

Business Unit Leader, May 2000 – July 2005

Altria Group, Sacramento, CA

  • Managed resources and staffing levels within the business unit to meet production, compliance, and team and project requirements to achieve objectives.
  • Determined and provided support for team and individual development needs.
  • Identified coaching opportunities with teams and individuals for performance improvement and administered reward, recognition and consequences.
  • Coordinated production and planned activities of business unit.
  • Ensured adherence to meet established schedules and assured effective execution of work processes.
  • Reviewed major complaints from customers and resolved them.
  • Produced quantities of finished goods that supported the corporate sales objectives.


Bachelor’s Degree In Business Administration, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN