Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Versatile and innovative management professional skilled at seeing the "big picture" while still also focusing on the details. Expertise in business development and streamlining processes and systems. Results-focused, stamina for hard work, developer, problem solver looking to achieve more with your company.

  • Building improvement cultures
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Cost reduction strategies
  • Project management
  • Purchasing and procurement
  • Distribution / Warehouse
  • Supply Chain specialist
  • Daily continuous improvement
  • Process improvement
  • Project planning and development
  • Results-oriented
  • Natural leader
  • P&L management
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Inventory Management
Work History
Director of Supply Chain, 01/2020 to Current
Dover CorporationIrvine, CA,
  • Implementation of vendor scoring and material reviews
  • Collaborate with internal teams to improve outputs to meet demand and supply requirements, ensuring inventory integrity targets for finished goods.
  • Lead change management initiatives and designed functional area infrastructure to support demand planning and supply strategy.
  • Establish vision and master plan for regional supply chain end-to-end structure, sourcing and delivery.
  • Establish inventory targets, stock level and risk mitigation targets and managed flexibility strategy to optimize inventory.
  • Drive key performance indicators and continuous improvements throughout supply chain.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing processes in 5s, Kaizen, Cross Training and Six Sigma.
  • Facilitated change management strategies and incorporated functional area infrastructure to support demand planning and supply initiatives.
  • Increased global supply chain efficiency and development by leading cross-functional teams and enabling supplier integration and management technology tools, upgrades.
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness.
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Improved inspection policies to increase quality of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Oversaw supply chain and supported tech transfer projects, batch release testing, change management and resolution of customer complaints.
Operations Manager / Site Leader, 07/2016 to 01/2020
LidsBeavercreek, OH,
  • Site strategy / vision connection with team members matching division objectives
  • Defined standard work for team leaders
  • Create training modules for cross training and Lean development to improve key behavior indicators
  • Structure daily improvement through visual management system tracking to identify obstacles and next steps
  • Implement Lean manufacturing through creating culture of daily continuous improvement and problem solving
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies. Including effective negotiation of strategies and execution of contracts with optimal terms
  • Manage purchasing team to effectively manage and meet customer timelines
  • Perform Lean fundamentals and safety training with staff
  • Set project time lines and keep teams on task to complete milestones according to schedule
  • Manage manufacturing, production planning, supply chain, quality control and repair departments
  • Improve productivity of site through one piece flow manufacturing
  • Cross function collaboration with engineering, customer service, field support, accounting, IT
  • Responsible for financial planning and budget control for facility
  • Responsible for site cost down projects relating to inventory reduction, item replenishment strategies, productivity, material / process improvements
Director of Operations, 03/2016 to 07/2016
Great Basin Scientific Inc.City, STATE,
  • Implemented operations business strategy tying the team to success (process, daily improvement, follow up, coaching)
  • Developed and implemented cost control reduction strategies
  • Managed continuous improvement initiatives to drive gains in internal engagement and performance
  • Applied lean practices to balance workflow and eliminate unnecessary steps
  • Led new medical device instrument build and repair build production teams
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness
  • Held cross function improvement events with sales, engineering, R&D and quality departments
Senior Production Manager / Supply Chain Manager , 12/2005 to 03/2016
Tahitian Noni InternationalCity, STATE,
  • Led / coordinated regular stand-up meetings, rapid improvement events and continuous improvement projects
  • Implemented root cause correct action to remove constraints and improve production quality
  • Master scheduler for site as well as Tahiti, Japan, China and Europe manufacturing facilities
  • Trained, developed employees through Kaizen model, coaching program and expectation review
  • Optimized scheduling based on expertise of machine capabilities and equipment
  • Held monthly "Kaizen Lunch 'N' Learn" meetings to review improvements made in facility with plant personnel
  • Developed and implemented sourcing strategy from 3rd party suppliers
  • Led team through conversion of Demand Plan to Supply Plan (Buy Plan) and Order Placement
  • Improved Kaizen per employee ratio, material transactions, inventory reduction, standards
  • Established practices to ensure quality products and timely production
  • Coordinated and prepared for new product launches, planned bills of material to plan finished products and reviewed customer-driven demands to determine product plans and master schedule requirements
  • Performed analysis of materials to maximize product planning, capacity, product completion and delivery efficiency meeting customer and site requirements
Black Belt Certification - : Six Sigma, Expected in 2019
Acuity Institute - Denver, CO
Bronze Certification - Lean : Lean Manufacturing, Expected in 2012
Society Of Manufacturing Engineers - American Fork, UT
Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Expected in 2006
Utah Valley University - Orem, UT
  • Vital leader of 3 Lean manufacturing transformations in food, medical, electrical industries
  • Improved productivity with start-up medical device company by 35% through elimination of waste and creating one-piece flow
  • Implemented Kaizen model with food beverage company that yielded 600% improvement return on implemented suggestions
  • Led team in improving material transactions on production floor from 65% to maintaining 100% CAT daily transactions
  • Increased daily order fill rate percentage by 5% in a business with yearly revenue of 50 million
  • Successful Rapid Improvement Projects in creating cycle count programs, MRP setup, production planning, material handling, warehouse optimization

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  • Society Of Manufacturing Engineers
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