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Lean / Six
Sigma, Operations, Engineering
and Profit Realization Professional
* Lean / Six
Sigma / CI
* Change Management
* Gemba Style
* Finance Expert
* Project Leadership
* Cash Flow
* Value Stream
Process Improvement, Turnaround Management and Seeing
“LEAN” spanning companies from the Fortune to privately
owned and startup entities. Proven success providing “Change Agent”
Leadership in both domestic/international organizations that experienced
X capacity improvement in output and % year over year growth in
less than year.
Integrator who uses a Dynamic and Highly Diversified
skill base centered on Lean methodologies and Six Sigma practices into
Union, NonUnion and International environments. Total value created
exceeds $ Million dollars while increasing quality, customer service
fulfillment and ontime delivery rates to levels above .%.
and Team Builder with superior metric development and finance
centric reporting skills. Creator, Implementation Lead and
Overall Champion of Continuous Improvement Program Deployment, Cultural
Paradigm Shift Management, Integrated and Visual Communication tools
and User Friendly process development that have consistently led to
Creative, Flexible and OutsideTheBox Solutions and other winwin
interpersonal collaborative relationships.
of Business Administration, Operations Management / Finance
of Business University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA.
of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts,
operations management providing Lean/Six Sigma based customer value
/ Six Sigma Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain Professional
Scope: Provide new business startup, organizational/operational
performance improvement, distressed asset turnaround guidance and creative
lean/six sigma based deployment to solidify total overall process stability,
capability, and best in class customer value propositions in companies
up to $ Billion in revenue.
Assessment, Project Mgmt. and Change Leadership for a $ MM FDA regulated
food producer. Management/Supervisory training, mfg. improvements using
process reengineering, lean, six sigma, cellular layout, job consolidation
and DMAIC based project management delivered over $ Million in value,
$K in labor reductions and productivity increases greater than %
in less than days, a X ROI. Additional recommendations made that
altered a plant capital expansion project served to reduce project installation
costs by %, restored operations % ahead of schedule, and provided
in excess of $K in further value, a full X ROI.
startup, strategic, yr. forward looking operating business plan and
turnaround management for a privately owned, highly automated and CNC
based, outdoor casual furniture manufacturer. Installation of cellular
flow, reductions in warranty claims and production scrap, process enhancement,
safety program development, and HR stabilization yielded a +% gain
in overall factory productivity within days. These improvements were
calculated to be worth in excess of $K annually. A full % profit
increase and X ROI.
continuous improvement, process engineering and support to drive inventory
turns to greater than X, while driving DL cost to below .% of total
cost. These figures represent a % improvement in turns and a %
reduction in DL cost when measured against baseline data.
/ ESSCO Ayer, MA
A $B global military/defense
contractor specializing in mobile Satellite, Electronic and Radar Communications
Manager / Small Business Liaison Officer
Delivered over $
Million of positive cash gain versus standard cost on a $ Million
annual spend % savings in FY . Savings were realized through
highly improved forecasting, creation of structured partnership agreements,
creatively engineered nonconventional procurement channels, and collaborative
redesign of customer finished product.
Led the negotiation
of contractual agreements to save $K in financing costs through the
aggressive scheduling of payments to vendors on $ MM of capital equipment
to support a brown field plant expansion.
Increased the total
certified small business supplier base by % over fiscal . This
was accomplished through highly focused efforts to identify and develop
Small/Disadvantaged businesses in order to comply with all Governmentally
Regulated SBA/GSA contract schedule goals and objectives.
Formulated and executed
a detailed plan to eliminate, broker and consign over $. Million dollars
of reserved, obsolete, severely aged and operationally distressed inventory
that generated immediate cash flow of $K, ongoing cash flow of greater
than $K/month, eliminated over , Sq. Ft. of leased space $.K/month
savings and avoided ongoing inventory control/cycle counting costs
NETWORK SYSTEMS & NK COMMUNICATIONS, N. Providence, RI
Preferred materials and
service provider to wireless telecom carriers like Verizon, AT&T/Cingular,
England Region Operations Manager
Provide start up
and ongoing production leadership for new business venture NK Communications
to support first year forecasted sales of over $ MM dollars. Inventory
turns in year one were consistently maintained above x, while DL cost
was driven to below % of total cost. Maintained % ontime delivery
and DPMO level of . Sigma.
Managed all phases
of facility startup to include: direction of process equipment installation,
commissioning of operating assets, materials planning/procurement management,
negotiation of international logistics contracts brokerage and customs
clearance, development of distribution contracts trucking, LTL freight
and parcel with common carriers and daily production operations.
single POC customer service, program mgmt., field estimates, method
of procedure, procurement of materials and technical management to support
the New England Regional operation of more than wireless cellular
communication locations and regional switch hubs for clients like Verizon
Wireless. Program management, installation services and maintenance
subcontracting maintained defect free performance, preferred installer
status and consistent net profit margins greater than %.
VISION – ORACLE LENS MFG., Warwick, RI
A $.B provider of injection
molded, vision correction, ophthalmic and eyecare technology products
Led Six Sigma teams
that reduced backorders from % of all outbound orders to less than
%, and improved distribution efficiency by greater than % in less
than six months of project start.
freight expenses by more than $,/yr. This represented a full %
increase to net profits.
Engineered and executed
a plan to increase packaging and distribution efficiencies by %
in less than months. This increased the total throughput capacity
of operations by over $. MM with no additional labor or facilities
HOME & GARDEN PARTY
INC., Johnston, RI
– Independent Distributor
Developed home based
independent distributorship and direct marketing business which became
a top % sales performer nationwide in FY . Sales were achieved
through aggressive and creative sales campaigns and ebusiness development.
ALEXANDER DOLL COMPANY, New
/ Components Manager Jacksonville, FL.
Manager London, England
Operations Supervisor Warren, RI.
by Sr. VP of Operations to serve as interim Plant Manager for a new
international mfg. partnership startup in London, England. This new
plant startup achieved X increase in throughput and a X increase
in productivity in less than eight weeks. Savings in excess of $ MM
and lost revenue avoidance of $ MM were realized.
Affiliations / Certifications
EIT Certified –
Massachusetts Board of Professional Engineers
Certified Lean /
Six Sigma Practitioner – TBM Consulting, Wysowl Pty. Ltd., Worcester
Member – Lean
Enterprise Institute, Superfactory, Kaizen Institute, APICS, Gemba Academy,
Past Board of Directors
– Institute of Industrial Engineering, United Way – Big Brothers/Big
& Colleague Testimonials
a great impact right from the start. He improved workflow which greatly
improved efficiencies. From a Lean perspective, he developed our "Visual"
plant, drove S, improved quality and trained our supervisors on Lean
principles. It was a pleasure working with someone that shares the same
passion for Continuous Improvement.