group leader resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Manufacturing and production professional skilled in leading high-producing teams by using lean manufacturing to reduce costs and increase process efficiency. A qualified production supervisor with 9 years of manufacturing management experience. Including cross-training and scheduling employees, time clock management, record-keeping and meeting all production deadlines and goals. I promote and maintain acceptable safety and quality standards in any process I lead.

  • Experienced in production scheduling
  • Knowledgeable of quality control standards
  • Purchasing ability
  • Process certification (APS, JIT)
  • Implementation of 5S methodology
  • Dedication to product quality
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Cooperative team member
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Extremely organized
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook proficien
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Collaborative team member
  • PPS trained problem solver
  • Calm demeanor
  • Peer relationship building
  • Team Building
  • Demonstrated and evaluated multiple employees on safety, quality and production standards.
  • Planned, and assigned manpower to efficiently meet production requirements.
  • Supervised shift operations and more than 40 production employees in automotive.
  • Exhibited strong communication skills through interviewing and evaluating potential candidates for open positions with Kobe Aluminum.
  • Constructed multiple production presentations and team building exercises.
  • Finished courses in HRD strategies for management training and Star 12 seminars for supervision improvement.
  • Fully trained in Kaizen implementation (PPS development)
  • Fully trained in GMS and able to implement in all areas of General assembly for General motors.
  • Understands the use of lean management and the value of COMMWIP to improve production processes.
  • Well versed in safety documentation and Hazard risk assessments for production based areas.
  • Proficient at using BPD to run and improve daily business.
  • Able to train and adhere to JIT process.
  • Successful in launch of new AGV systems for GM-Bowling green assembly.
  • Project leader in scrap reduction for multiple areas within manufacturing.
  • PS1 hard hold response and trainer.
  • Tier 3 in torque training for group leaders and team leaders.
Group Leader, 12/2016 to Current
L3harrisLockbourne, OH,

My time at Bowling Green Assembly has been spent in multiple areas within general assembly. I have addressed employee and production issues to determine and implement optimal resolutions,. Which prevents wasted resources and maintains schedules on a daily basis. I have implemented GMS, and used S,P,Q,R,C,E to improve multiple areas within the general assembly area. I have been called upon to cover and supervise all areas in GA which has led me to be more flexible and comfortable in the production setting. I have used my skills and past experiences to learn and grow as a supervisor. This has also led me to have a better understanding of internal and external processes of automotive manufacturing. In current roles I have assisted newly hired team members by explaining company procedures and safety requirements and delivered positive feedback upon job task completion. Through my endevavors I have a multiude of torque monitoring experience and have assisted in training Team Leaders and Group Leaders in proper torque practices. I have a "One Team" mindset and feel I can be a valued member to any production based operation.

Held positions

  • Group leader in Trim-CP 1720
  • Group Leader in Chassis- CS 2510 and Engine line
  • Group leader Skillet Subs, LMS, Doorline
  • Group Leader Final Process Repair
Department Supervisor of Forging, 08/2013 to 12/2016
Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLCCity, STATE,

During my time at Kobe Aluminum I led and enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership. I commanded a staff of experienced personnel in producing aluminum forged products in a cutting edge business endeavor that has profited greatly in recent years. Since my arrival Kobe has underwent one full expansion and seen multiple record breaking months by company standards. I have Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints. Part of my duties is to collaborate with the engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment and make processing easier for the production employees. I have trained, developed and counseled employees to develop a high performing team which has exceeded expectations for a plant during expansion.

Area Supervisor of Friction Department, 02/2011 to 08/2013
Akebono BrakesCity, STATE,

During my time at Akebono, I assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations. I mastered the intricacies of the process flow within my department to meet production goals. I led regular meetings, events and continuous improvement projects with measurable goals to ensure constant improvement within the department. I strive to maintain and enforce a safe and clean working environment at all times. I established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules. I have worked with production schedules, production quality and on time delivery to improve production. Through kaizen exercises I identified root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve quality throughout.

Bachelor of Arts: Social Studies and History, Expected in 2010
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY

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School Attended

  • Western Kentucky University

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  • Group Leader
  • Department Supervisor of Forging
  • Area Supervisor of Friction Department


  • Bachelor of Arts

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