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Operations Manager (130477) BSME / Green Belt / TS16949 Auditor

Outstanding Operations and Production manager with 22+ years of experience driving operations, quality, and engineering disciplines. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, is a Six Sigma Green Belt, and is a TS16949 Quality Auditor. He is skilled in team leadership and training, with the knowledge to increase productivity, decrease downtime, cut overtime, and improve efficiency throughout the organization.

He has led teams of 200+ and has achieved an impressive track record of improvements for his automotive Tier 1 Employers. He would be an asset to any manufacturing team given his experience in quality, manufacturing, and engineering. Currently, he is looking for a new leadership role after his last company closed its operations. His notable experience and skills include:

• Consolidated jobs and completed SKU rationalizations to improve direct labor as a percentage of sales 10%+.
• Analyzed schedule and initiated realignment to cut weekly overtime by 9%.
Improved efficiency and productivity by introducing standard work and visual production indicators.
• Provided leadership and coaching services for 100+ manufacturing employees, production supervisors, process engineers, quality engineers, and planners and technical managers.
• Implemented labor force realignment, resulting in a 20% increase in efficiency.
Reduced weekly overtime by 9% by realigning schedule and improving employee productivity
• Generated visual standards for quality and processes to increase output and reduce overtime.
Created material review board to reduce scrap by 5%.
• Directly supervised 200+ employees while initiating process improvements and safety initiatives.

• Charged with enhancing operation, quality, and safety for CIF Operation and shift facilitators while managing 135+ staff members and creating process improvements.
Achieved record metric 98%+ customer fill rate compared to prior year of 86%.
Increased CIF production efficiency by 20%+ and increased labor savings $2M annually.
• Increased output, allowing for shift reduction, resulting in $1M labor cost reduction.
• Established two years ISO 14001- and one-year ISO 9001 zero findings from outside registrars’ achievement.
• Reduced scrap by $200K annually through Six Sigma team project initiatives.
• Implemented ISO/TS16949 documentation and achieved first location to receive certification.
• Launched shop floor control system, internal audit processes, and customer driven PPAPs.

Automotive / Component Manufacturing
• Equipment Parts / Component Manufacturing
• High Volume Manufacturing
• Batch Manufacturing
• CNC Machining Operations
• Cell Manufacturing Operations
• Batch Manufacturing Operations
• Welding Operations
• Assembly Operations
• Coating Operations
• Forming Operations
• Shot Blasting Operations
• Heat Treat Operations
• Painting Operations

• Non-Destructive Testing
• Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection
• Metal Finishing Operations
• Stamping Operations
• Pressing Operations

• Shipping / Receiving Operations
• Resolving Production Bottlenecks / Problems
• Operations & Business Administration
• Warehouse Management
• Budgeting, P&L & Cost Control
• Workforce Building & Management
• Process Troubleshooting
• Adjusting Production Schedules
• Establishing Production Sequences
• Maintaining Production Paperwork
• Value Stream Mapping
• Managing Multiple Projects
• Measuring Forecast Accuracy
• Order Status Reports
• Plant Visual Systems
• Preventative Maintenance
• Production Quality experience
• Total Quality Management
• Budget Development
• Creating SOPs
• Calculating Production / Labor/ Material Costs
• Continuous Improvement Projects

• Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology / Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN
• LEAN Six Sigma – Green Belt
• ISO/TS 16949 Internal Quality Auditor