Dedicated Lean/Continuous Improvement Leader who excels at using proven methods and cutting-edge technology to successfully cut costs, streamline operations and increase productivity.
Lean manufacturing and design
Productivity improvement specialist
Warehouse and fulfillment
Imports and exports
Logistics network analysis
8D, 5why, problem solving
Multi-unit operations management
Budgeting and forecasting
Experience in project finance
Work flow planning
Acted as department head for seven months while new PC&L Manager was in transition.
Facilitate and lead cost saving initiatives of $1 million for 2016 budget.
Contributed to an annual 15% increase in productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety and administration.
Cut inventory by more than two-million by implementing various customer demand variability analysis.
Spearheaded an employee engagement program.
Created critical KPIs Dashboard to better track on-time delivery, customer issues, safety, and cost savings using iDashboard software.
Reduced inbound freight by 25% by improving scheduling methods and modifying storage allocation.
Increased the on-time deliveries by 20% within the first two years of employment.
Increased storage capacity 10% by standardizing inventory control.
100% of 2nd and 3rd shift logistic hourly employees at a level two for all jobs.
Continuous Improvement Leader August 2015 to October 2016AGM Automotive, LLC
Lead, coach and train on various lean principles( 5S, A3, PDCA, Hoshin Kanri, KATA, Value Stream mapping, Kanban, Kaizen, etc.) for three North American production/distribution centers of 55 hourly and 100 salary employees.
Operational Excellence Global Deployment team member.
Implement best practices of our business process and PLEX.
Design warehouse, shipping, and production floor plans using AutoCAD, and or SmartDraw software.
Customer scorecard analysis Ford( Super G) Chrysler(DRIVe), and GM SupplyPower.
Assist with Layered Process Audits (LPAs) and readiness for ISO/TS, MMOG, and C-TPAT certifications.
Global Packaging Lead/Engineer- for manufacturing sites in China, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
Logistics Analyst Lead May 2012 to April 2013Faurecia Interior Systems － Fraser, MI
Lead the PCL deployment and launch at new manufacturing site.
Ensure on-time delivery for batch and ILVS consoles, door panels, and Instrument panels to GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Faurecia plants.
Report daily objectives to Plant Manager.
Acting manager for PC&L of all three shifts with 22 union employees.
Supervise PCL 1st shift consisting of Clerk, and 9 union employees.
Provide daily production schedule to plant floor.
Allocate logistics manpower within budget.
In charge of logistic performances (KPI), and improvements of PCL.
Interface between customers (OEMs, JIT Plants).
Material Scheduler March 2011 to May 2012Faurecia Automotive Systems － Cottondale, AL
Ensure the delivery of raw seating mechanisms (frames, cushions, plastics, wiring, switches, etc..) utilizing SAP (MRP System).
Build up the Procurement plan in accordance with purchasing.
Verify supplier capacity to support production plan.
Follow Up delivery performance of 22 suppliers.
Achieve monthly, the transportation program and scheme
Daily Cycle (ABC Analysis) count and bookings.
Master Scheduler March 2007 to March 2011Faurecia Interior Systems － Fraser, MI
Interface between Customers (OEMs, JIT Plants) needs and productions capabilities.
Implement and drive the PDP (Master Production Schedule Leveling)
Process customer's EDI (862/830, DELJITs/DELFOR) releases.
Maintain accurate data within the QAD (MRP/ERP) system.
Responsible for over $10,000,000 of Finished and service products.
Provide accurate Material Ready Date (MRD) to customer.
Maintain Capacity Management within Chrysler's system.
Manage picking, packing, and shipping of all MOPAR orders weekly.
Ensure on-time delivery of goods to OEMs, and internal customers,
Ensure stock and production levels are met using KANBAN/Sequencer and QAD MRP system.
Coordinate expedites or special request shipments.
Purchase and manage inventory of expandable packaging.
Process Global Purchase Requisitions for PC&L department.
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Companies Worked For:
AGM Automotive, LLC
Faurecia Interior Systems
Faurecia Automotive Systems
Ferris State University
Job Titles Held:
Continuous Improvement Leader
Logistics Analyst Lead
PC&L Improvement Specialist
MP & Logistics Analyst
Masters of Management : Present Bachelor's Business Administration : 2005 Lean Leadership Certificate University of Michigan : March 2016 Six Sigma Green Belt Achievement : May 2010 Small Business Management , May 2005
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