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Paso Roble Way, Madison, WI
Highly motivated Manufacturing Production
Manager with proven ability to consistently produce in a team environment.
Through initiative, diligence and creative thinking, achieve continuous
improvement in plant floor and office efficiency while maintaining excellent
working relationships with both hourly and salary personnel. Contain
costs while keeping quality as a prime decision point. Expertise
in Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Quality Engineering
robotic operations and coordinating manpower.
SUMMARY OF SELECTED STRENGTHS
Performed and maintain statistical process
control, conducted quality assurance and provided problem solutions.
* Planned, promoted and organized standardized
training activities related to product quality and reliability.
* Proposed, designed and implemented
a standardized automated Verification Station, yielding % efficiency
improvement, % increased quality measurements and savings of $K.
Extensive experience developing and executing
project plans and timelines for efficiency improvements both in the
context of the establishment of new production lines as well as efforts
surrounding plant closure.
Innovative Technology Integration
Devised innovative integration of existing
technologies to improve efficiency and productivity
* Developed an automated data analysis
of system failures resulting in a % efficiency enhancement $K
* Enhanced automated routing system utilizing
real time communication and an analytical but flexible decision making
algorithm resulting in a % throughput improvement, % leadtime reduction
and $K savings.
Analytical Skills and Creative Solution
Analyzed complex problems, developed,
and implemented creative solutions to achieve goals
* Realized a month $K savings by
constructing, scheduling, and implementing a novel savings plan.
* Developed and orchestrated an innovative
scrap reduction plan resulting in a % improvement.
* Envisioned, engineered, and implemented
a revolutionary reprocessing procedure – $.M savings annually.
* Improve JDPowers scores by analyzing,
customer feedback, identifying, and refining appropriate processes.
People Management Skills
Coordinate, plan, motivate, and directly
supervised the activities of supervisors, process engineers, and
hourly employees engaged in producing vehicles per shift.
Interpersonal Communication Skills
Excellent team player who thrives on
collaborating with diverse team members who bring different strengths
and perspectives to problem solving and solution design.
Monitored and analyzed workflow, processes,
procedures and line activities, identifying and resolving bottlenecks
or inefficiencies to maximize throughput. Responsible for increasing
safety/quality/throughput criteria through managing people, implementing
technology and applying Lean Manufacturing Principals.
* Maintained and exceeded yearly %
efficiency improvements for years.
* Designed, implemented and maintained
an optimization plan for WIP parts, improving ontime delivery by %
and a $K savings in WIP.
* Devised and implemented a JIT replenishment
system, yielding a $K savings in months.
* Headed Scrap Reduction team that yielded
a % improvement annually $K savings.
Business Manager, General Motors, Janesville,
Process Control Manager – Quality,
General Motors, Janesville, WI –
Zone Supervisor, General Motors, Janesville,
Industrial Engineer, General Motors,
Janesville, WI –
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
M.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Industrial Engineering Master'slevel
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
B. Eng., Industrial Mechanical Engineering
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATIONS
Six Sigma Project Management Training
ASQ, Certified Quality Engineer
AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS
– GENERAL MOTORS
International Chairman’s Honors Tinted
Divisional “GoFast Everyday” Award
– Routing System Failure
Regional Certificates of Recognition
– Headliner Shortage, GSIP implementation &
Certificate for Outstanding Performance
– Leadership in GMT Launch