Manufacturing professional with experience in: Quality, Operations and Supply Chain. Areas of expertise include: Leadership, problem solving, implementing appropriate countermeasures and effective business strategies; lean manufacturing. Self-motivated individual who values: integrity, trust and honesty. Two time recipient of People Make Quality Happen: GMT 800 Front Door Fit GMT 800 Rear Door Height Issue Special recognition received for role in the Volt Launch while maintaining a dynamic Supply Chain (Lansing Regional) Consistently met monthly Inventory goals:>1.5mil Reduced departmental manpower by 75% during transition
General MotorsBusiness Unit Manager01/1986 to Current
Material Shift Leader12/2012 to Current
Lead shift in: Safety, People, Quality, Operations and Environment Responsible for manpower (~65 people) Consists of 6 teams - 3 Group Leaders Maintain Departmental budget Facilitate Team Leader meetings Liaison between Body Shop and Material Dept.
Lansing Regional StampingMaterial Manager07/2009 to 12/2012
Maintained inventory level: >1.5 mil Granted API waiver for 2010 based on 2009 results Maintained Health, Safety, Quality, Responsiveness Built/Restructured team Liaison between customers and manufacturing to implement new product.
General Motors, Mansfield StampingSubject Matter Expert Sr. Quality Reliability Engineer01/1997 to 07/2009
Coordinated Engineering Work Order Changes Maintained PPAP, PFEMA, Process Control Plans Overseer of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) Supervised Panel Checkers: Blue prints, Electronic Data collection, R&R Studies Subject matter expert for Quality Dept Developed and implemented Process Controls for the first QS-9000 audit Worked with suppliers to insure delivery of conforming product Coordinated the resolution and containment of non-conforming materials/issues Managed and supported Lean Manufacturing.
General Motors, Mansfield StampingMansfield, OHJourneyman Electrician01/1986 to 12/1996
Maintained PLC Units, Allen Bradley.
Maintained Fire Alarm System.
Coordinated Lab Activities.
Bachelor of Arts:Business Administration Management2008Mount Vernon Nazarene UniversityBusiness Administration Management
Associate of Technical Studies:Manufacturing Studies1995North Central StateManufacturing Studies
API, budget, CMM, Data collection, delivery, inventory, Team Leader, Lean Manufacturing, materials, meetings, PLC, Process Control, Quality, Safety