business unit leader resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Manufacturing and production professional skilled in leading high-producing teams and using lean manufacturing to reduce costs and increase process efficiency.

  • Leadership skills and decision making maturity.
  • Very reliable and driven individual
  • Knowledgeable of quality control standards
  • Compliance with GMPsKnowledgeable of quality control standards

  • Financial Planning
  • Set KPM's to achieve LOE
  • Staffing
01/2015 to 11/2015 Business Unit Leader Fiat Chrysler Automobiles | Addison, IL,
  • Manage a department that produces 70MM pounds a year with a net operation budget of $3MM Manage development and performance of 3 shift managers and a department specialist.
  • Responsible for creating PC processing annual operating plan and period forecasting for the processing accounts totaling $50M Own team member development for 30+ frontline team members across multiple shifts and entire business unit.
  • Responsible for staffing and crewing the Processing department.
  • Facilitate State of the Units to share department KPM's achievements and explain financial performance with the team to increase ownership and engagement of the department.
  • Perform Department staff meeting to review performance and upcoming events/ projects Responsible of reviewing and clarifying performance misses and gains with Site Directors and Region Vice President
08/2012 to 01/2015 Maintenance Resource Ntt America | Greenwood Village, CO,
  • Managed maintenance department $1.5 million labor account.
  • Comprised of 50 full time employees distributed throughout 3 shifts in all manufacturing areas Hired, developed and trained 17 mechanics during a plant expansion without disruption to normal maintenance operation and work completion.
  • Overseeing the up keeping and the preventive, schedule and emergency maintenance of the equipment.
  • Responsible for daily and weekly performance venues to review key performance indicators to prioritize and forecast schedule equipment work as a function of run time and crewing.
  • Leverage performance process meeting to improve work order completion and equipment downtime.
  • The maintenance team has improved work order completion by 10% and equipment downtime by 7% YTD.
  • Responsible for planning and executing all equipment rebuilds in the Potato chip and Corn processing and packaging departments to ensure reliability during high volume season.
  • The execution of the rebuilt lead to 1% equipment down time versus 1.5% goal.
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of various capital expenditure projects such as replacing a Marlen extruder for the Fritos chips operation.
  • The project implementation included the removal and installation of a new extruder as well as the coordination of technical training for 5 mechanics and 5 operators.
  • Work closely with different vendors to improve machine efficiency while making best cost trade off analysis for the department.
  • Developed procedures for mechanics training and development by creating a cross functional guiding team composed by 5 mechanics.
05/2011 to 08/2012 Operations Resource (Packaging ) Frito Lay | City, STATE,
  • Lead 80 team members in the planning and execution of daily operations in the packaging floor.
  • In 2012 the first shift packaging team was 3.5% improve in changeover downtime and 5% improve in total production schedule attainment.
  • Worked with the palletizing team to provide new team members the training and support to complete robots health checks and assure 100% product accountability at the end of the shift/day.
  • Compiled shift performance and communicated the gaps and outages to the department managers and site directors.
  • Implemented new autonomous maintenance standard in the robotic Palletizing area by developing a guiding team.
  • Since the implementation the completion rate is 97% of all the inspections across all 3 shifts reducing the total equipment down time by 10%.
  • Frito-Lay Killingly Connecticut Manufacturing.
05/2010 to 08/2010 Intern Frito Lay | City, STATE,
  • Worked in different focus areas to improve customer complaints due to bad seal, stale product and foreign matter.
  • Improved bag seals quality by putting in place different processes and procedures such as cleaning frequency, jaw alignment test and also by modifying the calibration belt to rejects bad bags more accurately.
  • Worked in an Autonomous Maintenance team to restored and improve the functioning of a bag maker machine.
  • Improved finished waste in SmartFood production line by 7 % during the period I was working there.
  • Also put in place different tools and checklist for that number to keep improving.
05/2006 to 01/2009 Tire Center Supervisor Costco Whole Sale | City, STATE,
  • Interact with costumers to educate and advise on the product best suited for their specific needs.
  • Manage merchandise and merchandising system to maintain the store costumer ready.
05/2001 to 05/2006 Staff Sergeant United States Marine Corps | City, STATE,
  • Supervised 32 Marines comprising Powerline shop responsible for maintaining a full squadron of F/A 18 Hornets combat ready.
  • Maintained F/A 18 GE 404-400 engines, secondary power systems and fuel systems.
  • Responsible for pilot and maintenance personnel safety during ground operations.
  • Led Marines in the completion of 1500 flight hours and 3000 maintenance hours with zero mishaps.
  • Quality assurance representative inspecting all aircraft maintenance activities.
  • Certified as a Gas Free engineer (Confined space) able to declare fuel tanks safe for work during fuel cell maintenance.
Expected in 2011 to to B.S | Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio GPA: GPA: 3.0

GPA: 3.0 Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

Expected in to to | Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio GPA: GPA: 3.5
GPA: 3.5 Statics, Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Material Science, Thermodynamics, Compressible Flow, Flight dynamics, Aircraft Structure, Engineering Economics, Fluid Dynamics, and more.
Bilingual (Spanish and English), both written and oral.
Member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. *Volunteer at the Physicians Free Clinic in Columbus, Ohio.
Additional Information
  • Organizations/ Volunteer Member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Volunteer at the Physicians Free Clinic in Columbus, Ohio. Honors and Awards Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal for going above and beyond the call of duty. Good Conduct medal Dean's list (Autumn 07)

budget, calibration, Citrix, Excellent communication, decision making, engineer, English, financial, focus, forecasting, functional, inspecting, Kronos, Leadership skills, Material Science, Matlab, merchandising, Excel, Microsoft office, Lead cross functional teams, Payroll( Kronos), recruiting, processes optimization, Quality assurance, robotic, safety, Spanish, staffing, team player, technical training,

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School Attended

  • The Ohio State University
  • Columbus State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Unit Leader
  • Maintenance Resource
  • Operations Resource (Packaging )
  • Intern
  • Tire Center Supervisor
  • Staff Sergeant


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