John Dunzelman

John Dunzelman

Apparel embellishment operations manager

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I am a hands on, detail minded, creative, fair ,level headed, out of the box problem solver and operations change maker with 24 yrs experience in all aspects of full package decorated apparel manufacturing. Seasoned in Operations, Production, Product Research and Development positions. I Specializing in embellished apparel for high volume Contract, high variability ASI, Whole-sale and private label businesses . I have worked for and with many industry leaders producing high quality, fashion forward embellished garments. I have sourced, developed and produced technique heavy graphic tees domestically and abroad. Hands on expert level knowledge in all forms of apparel embellishment and related equipment as well as full working knowledge of knit garment manufacturing and construction processes.

Proven ability to:
-Lead execution of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Team Culture.
-Build and lead teams In Art, Supply Chain, Scheduling, Screen production, Ink Production, Operations, Shipping, receiving, and Customer Satisfaction.
-Define and manage total system work flows; Order to Customer Satisfaction.
-lead vision to execution on long and short term continuous improvement goals.
-execute on objectives with minimal support from executive leadership

I believe in:
-process control, procedures and positive shop culture.
-Personnel is a shops biggest asset and training is key.
-leading with hearts and minds….not just hands and feet.
-encouraging team to make issues visible.
-connecting with work force culture.