Process Improvement / Cost Reductions / Production Efficiency Improvement
Procurement / Capital Plan Improvement / Data Analysis / Continuous Improvement
Analytical, results-driven engineer offering 25+ years of diverse experience in the manufacturing industry. Proven track record for planning, coordinating and implementing strategies that enhance processes, maximize productivity, and improve profitability. Diplomatic problem-solver with a reputation as the "Go-to Person" who is quick in identifying problems and implementing sound solutions in a timely manner. Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of production, engineering personnel, suppliers, and customers. Cost Reductions * EPA Improvements * Team Leadership
* Process Improvements * Project Management * Safety Programs
* Continuous Improvements * Research & Analysis * Problem Resolution
* FAA Compliance * Scrap Reductions * Six Sigma & Lean
~ Technical Skills ~
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, CADAM, Catia V4, Enovia, Production and Inventory Optimization System (PIOS), E-Approve (Electronic Routing and Approval System), Ariba (Procurement Source System), MFG/Pro, SAP
Provided leadership and support to operations as the company continued to implement continuous improvement and production excellence initiatives.
Actively trained and engaged employees to identify improvement opportunities.
Drive improvements via Continuous Improvement Methodologies and tools (Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints (ToC).
Change Management, Process Design & Improvement, Manufacturing Operations
Manufacturing Engineer, 03/2014
to 01/2016 Eaton Hydraulics – Hutchinson,
Managed daily production and engineering activities for this 150-employee manufacturer of high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components.
Accountable for production schedules, process improvements, cost reductions, capital expenditures, customer quotes, process routings, BOM's, value stream maps, data tracking, process mapping, FMEA, corrective and preventative actions, and supplier relations.
Work directly with buyers, planners, and supervisors to eliminate production schedule constraints.
Submitted CAR's and established quotes on RFQ's from customers.
manufacturing engineer, 01/1989
to 01/2013 Cessna Aircraft – Wichita,
Senior Engineer Analyst, 01/2010
to 01/2013 Cessna Aircraft
Supported test efforts in the advanced electrical design laboratory.
Purchased equipment and material.
Coordinated engineering requirements, researched engineering documents, databases and internet, received and verified shipments, and authored qualification test results for MEE, EME, HIRF, and IEL R&D.
Implemented continuous improvement, Six Sigma, and Lean projects to reduce engineering rework, project lead times, costs, and improve processes and quality.