Engineering Director (175486) Certified Value Engineer / Black Belt / VAVE / Will Relo
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Engineering Director (175486) Certified Value Engineer / Black Belt / VAVE / Automotive
- Drove process improvements and implementation of new technology; reducing cycle times and operating cost while increasing product yield and overall production throughput.
- Conducted continuous improvement programs that identified root causes, and implemented corrective actions for process and product variability and non-conformances.
- Developed 367 VAVE projects
- Starting with a small engineering and sales team, developed and implemented a strategy that resulted in increased booked sales of $30 million in 2012 with multiple new customers and growing from a small start-up to a fully capable automotive competence center.
- Developed and executed a deployment plan yielding 4 facilities running Six Sigma
- Achieving 42 projects launched worth $3.2M
- 19 Projects Completed Worth over $2M Audited (cash) Savings
- 46 Green Belts, 15 Black Belts and 1 Master Black Belt trained in the first 18 months.
- Coached and Assisted the VE/VA and Internal Cost Reduction Teams, achieved UTA’s multi-million price and cost reduction goals utilizing Kaizen and VEVA techniques to eliminate waste and reduce cycle, etc.
- Six Sigma Certified Black Belt, Cost Reduction VAVE, World Class Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, QFD, DOE, DFM/A, APQP.
- Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to effectively achieve collaboration, establish goals, solve problems, make decisions, plan, coordinate and achieve results.
- Fluent in English and Spanish.
- CVE Certified Value Engineer
- Six Sigma Black Belt
- Lean Certified
- Certified Toyota Production Sys.
- Implementing VA/VE Programs From Scratch
- Managing Programs Across The Organization Using Influence
- Identifying Design to Value Projects
- Managing Multiple VA/VE Projects
- VA/VE Idea Generation/Brainstorming
- VA/VE Product Development
- Leading Cross Functional Teams
- Selecting Project Champions
- Tracking Metrics Ensure Timeline / Results
- Low / High voltage Electrical Systems,
- Change Agent
- Injection Molding,
- Metal Forming,
- Terminals, Connectors, Power Distribution
- Product Design
- Program Management
- Assembly and Manufacturing
- Project Management Experience
- Product Launch Experience
- Leading Benchmarking Events
- Competitive Cost Analysis
- Program Management Experience
- Coordinating Projects With Multiple Departments / Locations
- Complexity Costs
- Cost Analysis/Optimization
- Facilitate DFMA (Design for Manufacture & Assembly) Analysis
- Root Cause Analysis
- Tree Diagram
- Leading Engineering Teams
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering, State University of New York, Buffalo NY
- Leadership Training Program – University of Michigan MBA School, Dearborn MI