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Resume for Gokhan S. for Engineer / Manufacturing in Madison, Alabama

Occupation: Engineer Industry: Manufacturing
Country: United States City: Madison
State: Alabama ZIP: 35757

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Gokhan S.

Blackwood Drive

Madison, Alabama

C, H,

Accomplished project leader, research/solutions engineer with proven track records consisting of over $ million annual cost savings for manufacturing and service industries.
To obtain a management career opportunity in industry utilizing analytical, problem solving, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama                                                                                                                                                                                     

Ph.D.: Industrial and Systems Engineering

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                                                                       

Master of Science: Industrial Engineering

Turkish Naval Academy, Istanbul, Turkey                                                                                   

Bachelor of Science: E&E Computer Hardware Engineering

AAA Cooper Transportation, Dothan, Alabama

Project Management and Lean Office Manager

  • Line haul optimization, central dispatch center, and driver index system projects
  • Deployment of Project Management Office, associated processes, and the training program
  • Cross dock optimization project by dock door assignment using artificial intelligence/adaptive optimization with $.M expected annual savings.
  • Lean Six Sigma deployment including Hoshin Kanri and Kaizen
  • present
    Continental Automotive Systems, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama

    formerly Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation

    Lean Supply Chain Project Leader

  • Program manager for material handling system replacement and material flow redesign and optimization including inbound and outbound freight operations, raw material and finished goods packaging of a $ billion sales automotive electronics manufacturer with $.M annual savings being responsible for:
  • Justification and management of a $ million budget
  • Redesigning and project implementation of a $ million fouraisle miniload AS/RS and associated WMS replacement
  • Reducing SMT components inventory by $ million %
  • Optimizing and reducing the AGV fleet by vehicles % through simulation analysis resulting in annual savings of $k
  • Increasing the inventory turns by % best corporate practice, NAFTA
  • Minimizing unionized logistics labor force by people %
  • Minimizing inbound transportation costs by %
  • Goods receipt automation and $ million worth of reusable container tracking through the design, implementation and deployment of passive UHF RFID system and system integration with corporate ERP system SAP with $k annual savings.
  • Implementation of lean manufacturing concepts with $.M annual savings through:
  • Hoshin Kanri, VSM, Process and flow Kaizens, S+, Jidoka
  • A/A management
  • Work cell design/facility layout
  • JIT replenishment
  • Heijunka implementation for finished goods
  • Water spider deployment for internal material replenishment
  • Planning and implementing lean six sigma green belt training, certification classes and exams for the plant personnel and mentoring green belts two waves per year and trainees in each wave
    Auburn University, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Auburn, Alabama

    Teaching/Research Assistant

  • Assisted teaching/taught when needed Engineering Economic Analysis and Manufacturing Systems
  • Assisted logistics system and material handling systems analysis for Siemens VDO Huntsville, AL facility.
  • Assisted dual stage kanban design for a high volume electronics assembly line for Siemens VDO Huntsville, AL facility.
    Turkish Naval Academy, Industrial Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey

    Faculty Member

    Taught Operations Research, Linear Programming, and Decision Theory.

    Turkish Navy, Golcuk, Kocaeli, Turkey


    Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

    University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

    Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

    University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

    RFID+ Certification

    CompTIA, Chicago, Illinois

    Scientific and Professional Affiliations
  • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Computational Finance
  • Golden Key, International Honor Society,  Auburn Chapter
  • Present
  • Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society, Auburn Chapter
  • Present
  • Institute for Industrial Engineers IIE
  • Present
  • Institute for Operations Research & Management Science INFORMS
  • Present
    Honors and Awards
  • Recipient of Presidential Research Fellowship Awards, College of Engineering, Auburn University.
    Selected Publications
  • S., Gokhan, Evans, John L., “MiniLoad AS/RS Replacement Analysis for an Automotive Supplier” Submitted for Publication, Interfaces – September .
  • S., Gokhan, Evans, John L., "Real Options Analysis for Replacement Decisions and Floor Space Valuation", Working Paper, Auburn University, .
  • "A Floor Space Valuation Method for Automotive Electronics Manufacturing", Doctoral Dissertation, Auburn University, October
  • "Automotive Manufacturer Tracks Incoming Inventory", RFID Journal, October
  • "The Benefits of Tracking Inventory with RFID", RFID Journal Live , April , Orlando, FL,
  • "Now On Demand: Manage Anything That Moves",  Automotive News Webinar, October ,
  • "RFID Applications and ROI", Siemens VDO Automotive Electronics Corporations Global Financial Controllers Meeting, November , Auburn Hills, MI.
  • "Logistics System Analysis and Supply Chain Concept Design for Incoming Material Warehouse at Siemens VDO Automotive Electronics", February , Huntsville, AL.
  • “Productivity Analysis for Infotainment Systems Focused Factory at Siemens VDO Huntsville”, December , Huntsville, AL.

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