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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Results driven process improvement professional. A proven record of accomplishment with over 22 years of experience implementing Lean Six Sigma, Total Productive Maintenance, and The Toyota Production System and Quality systems throughout the world. Traveled extensively throughout North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia implementing and establishing process improvement programs with over $80 million in savings. Extremely effective in establishing high-level relationships. Successful Continuous Improvement Manager with expertise in developing process improvement solutions resulting in better efficiency, safety and quality. Focused on reducing waste by implementing changes in processing based on lean methodology. Driven to monitor performance improvements by developing metrics and tracking systems.

Skills
  • Lean manufacturing concepts
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Process improvement solutions
  • Employee training
  • Operations management
  • Determining metrics
  • Knowledge of quality systems
  • Employee supervision
  • Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Mintab
  • Lean Six Sigma
Work History
Continuous Improvement Manager, 01/2019 to Current
Lineage LogisticsJames Island, SC,
  • Create and implement a Continuous Improvement program from the ground up.
  • Directly supervising 2 engineers reporting, with several others as dotted line.
  • Plan, execute, and report productivity savings and Continuous Improvement of over $1 million the first year and $3 million in the second year.
  • Leading the plant to a standard organization and proper sizing of our headcount.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and needs; develop approaches, courses, and materials for use by multiple levels and groups within the function.
  • Driving the company to become a Smart Digital company.
  • Driving improvements in our Maintenance PM program Train and coach team members in Continuous Improvement concepts and techniques.
  • Managed development and implementation of lean and continuous improvement manufacturing initiatives across production environment
  • Teamed with disciplinary leaders on determining annual operational targets and outlining needed quality improvements
  • Trained 120 employees techniques to improve 5S
CTO Leader / Manager Supply Chain Performance, 01/2009 to 01/2019
VizientBuffalo, NY,
  • Cluster leader, work closely with the VP and cluster finance to drive labor productivity, through CI projects.
  • In 2018 the savings equaled over $4.5 million.
  • Plan, execute, and report productivity savings and Continuous Improvement implementation across our North American businesses.
  • Lead a major Organizational Efficiency, Span of Control and Green Office initiative to bring all our plants to a standard organization and proper sizing of our salary base cost staffs.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and needs; develop approaches, courses, and materials for use by multiple levels and groups within the function.
  • Train and coach team members in Continuous Improvement concepts and techniques: assisting operations managers to convert theory into successful application.
  • Work with the Quality department to identify the needs and processes to implement a new quality management system.
  • Act as workshop leader to conduct improvement events such Kaizen events, 5S, Materials Flow/Pull, Value Stream Mapping, and Problem Solving.
  • Plan and lead improvement workshops and projects on manufacturing and office processes.
  • Develop and deploy all aspects of CI throughout the global business through managing 15 people globally.
  • Responsible for assessing and summarizing cost and benefits of CI and Quality activities through standard metrics on a monthly basis, to date over $70 million savings realized.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results
Senior Consultant, 01/2006 to 01/2008
KrogerWisconsin Rapids, WI,
  • US Army Lean Six Sigma Deployment and Have taught 18 BB’s, 12 Senior Leaders in Project Sponsorship, and 20 GB’s.
  • Led Business Development opportunities for Shell Oil in North America and Oman.
  • Led Value Stream analysis and project identification for Shell Oil Oman (PDO).
  • Conducted Lean Six Sigma training and project coaching for the US Navy Supply department (NAVSUP).
  • Became a trusted advisor role with many US Navy officers and high level Government Service employees in helping establish and carrying out of implementing a strategy to roll out Lean Six Sigma improvement methods.
  • Averaged over 9.4 out of 10 rating all classes Have have been taught.
  • ProHaves have resulted in over $30 million dollars of savings at a 14:1 ROI ratio.
  • Conducted 2 Green Belt Classes and three Value Stream Analysis/Project Identification Workshops in Italy and Bahrain.
  • Attended and presented at 4 US Navy Regional Supply Officer conferences held throughout the European Region.
  • Coached and mentored over 19 US Navy Black Belts and over 60 US Navy Green Belts through completion of their projects and certification.
Owner, 01/2000 to 01/2006
James Todaro ConsultingCity, STATE,
  • Conducted many Total Productive Maintenance classes, both public and private.
  • Implemented world class maintenance practices.
  • EstablisheLeanan maintenance practices.
  • InventoControl,ol, storeroControl,ol, and planning scheduling.
  • Led Lean Manufacturing improvements for Automotive assembly lines.
  • Over $2.8 million in savings.
  • Served as an ISO 9000 auditor and authored numerous standards.
  • Helped recognize the needs for a quality system and tied the activities to Lean Six Sigma tools and Problem solving initiatives.
  • Implemented and managed the Lean Six Sigma, and Total Productive Maintenance processes across four manufacturing facilities.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions
Education
MBA: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 06/2012
Norwich University - Northfield, VT
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Business, Expected in 05/2008
State University of New York - Saratoga Springs, NY
GPA:
Certifications
Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt from George Group United Technologies ITO University for Lean Production and Quality Certified Six Sigma Black Belt from The Six Sigma Academy Certified Lean Master – Schneider Electric Production System Plant Manager Leadership Class – Schneider Electric

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