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Terry Colbert

Terry Colbert

Production Supervisor

Oshkosh Corporation

Toledo, Ohio. 43615

Production Supervisor at Oshkosh Corporation


Oshkosh Corporation

Production Supervisor


385 N Westhaven G 101 (816) 665-0929 cell
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904

University of Toledo Attended
Almeda College
Business Management
United States Army
Finance and accounting corps

Completed advanced leadership and diversity training. Computer literate in Microsoft word, excel and power point presentations. Managed torque fastener process to ensure standards are adhered to. Trained in OSHA Regulations, policy and procedures. Expert on lean manufacturing practice and Six Segma training and procedures while in quality depeartment as a supevisor both Chrysler and General Motor Corporation. Strong background in both glass and steel manufacturing, plastic molding, fiberglass. I have supervised assembly lines building both trucks, cars. I now build commercial trucks and millitary armor and non armor vehicles. I have supervised the manufacturing of machined parts for automotive suppliers such as Toyota and others working with kaisen and lean practice production methods.
I have worked for American and Japanese companies giving me a wealth of knoweldge and appreciation of both cultures in business practice and expectations.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 06/12/2011 – present Production Supervisor Oshkosh Defense Oshkosh, Wisconsin

The product line consisted of the MATV special military truck design to protect our troops. We also built several commercial trucks and power train units . The UAW was the union that represented the hourly workers . On time delivery and just in time principles were being followed to keep our lines running effective . Quality and first time through put was measured hourly on each shift this data was used to help us improve our methods and job instructions.
required to keep track of build time and used Kronos and JDE system
this was both rewarding and challenging as this was for our troops in the
military and had to meet the best standards possible. Coached and hep others to reach their goals and encouraged cross training . Measured our use of materials according to lean practice, Meeting customer deadlines and production goals on a monthly schedule

Career medium 03
Career medium 01

General Motors

Production and quality supervisor

Supervised 75 people throughout the plant in all areas of the build of the automobiles , Audits and standards reported out on defects and help to input corrective actions to improve the quality of the process. I was a supervisor in several plants and locations in Michigan area Romulus and Hamtramck ran assembly lines for Buick and Caddie. CTS model built the. Chevy and La Crosse. Supervised several different audit teams within the plants to improve the process and input lean manufacturing in place as needed


Chrysler Corporation

Production Supervisor

Ran several production lines and met our targets . The product line was the Ram 1500 truck The union body was under UAW contract I was using lean manufacturing process Material was delivered through just in time method we used this to control inventory and keep cost down. Supervisor of seventy people and maintain union agreements and company rules. Practice lean manufacturing and quality standards , worked with launch teams to ensure that the lines ran very efficient and trouble free . Worked very hard to reach the goals and standards set forth to make us a bench mark for other plants to follow.

Career medium 06

University of Toledo

Business Administration

Two and a half years of study


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)