industrial engineer resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Profile
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified industrial and systems engineer dedicated to making data driven decisions and championing projects and ideas that will lead to long term value. An experienced leader and contributor with the ability to manage multiple projects and develop actionable solutions that address complex challenges. Proficient in SAP, AutoCAD, Minitab, Rockwell Arena, ProEngineer, Solidworks, LabVIEW, and Microsoft Office. Skills include:
  • Kaizen Facilitation/Leadership
  • Effective Teamwork Strategies
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Kanban Processes
  • Plant Layout Design
  • QMS Implementation
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Design of Experiments
  • Systems Optimization
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • DMAIC Applications
  • Queuing Systems
  • Acid, Modeling
  • Alpha, Enterprise
  • Auditing, New product development
  • AutoCAD, Optimization
  • Automation, Packaging
  • Balance, Process improvement
  • Benefits, Processes
  • Customer satisfaction, Quality
  • Delivery, Research
  • Design of Experiments, SAP
  • Economics, Simulation
  • Electronics, Six Sigma
  • Engineer, Solidworks
  • Senior management, SOP
  • Focus, Staffing
  • Functional, Statistical Process Control
  • Instruction, Statistics
  • LabVIEW, Teaching
  • Layout, Teamwork
  • Layout Design, Transportation
  • Leadership, Welding
  • Materials
  • Matlab
  • Meetings
  • Microsoft Office
  • Minitab
Work History
12/2018 to Current Industrial Engineer Kion Group | Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Hired to standardize facility processes and transition facility to operate using lean practices.
  • Worked as a liaison between design engineering and manufacturing with the goal of optimizing manufacturing processes and reducing waste.
  • Projects and achievements include:.
  • Led Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project with objective of increasing production order on time delivery.
  • Resulted in improvement of on time delivery of production orders from 55% to over 80%.
  • Introduced a facility wide QMS program.
  • Led cross-functional meetings with department supervisors to create, update, implement, and audit facility standard operating procedures.
  • Facilitated re-design of material delivery system for assembly area.
  • Transitioned from a system in which assembly staff gather their own materials for jobs to a system in which materials for jobs are gathered by warehouse staff and presented to assembly staff prior to assembly.
  • Facilitated a high-profile Kaizen event requested by executive leadership with the objective of implementing a new method of packaging and assembling products to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Redesigned production floor layout to incorporate new assembly cells.
  • Reduced transportation waste.
  • Introduced and implemented an internal kanban system for facility’s most frequently used parts resulting in decreased overproduction.
  • Facilitated value stream mapping event focused on reducing manufacturing lead time for the facility’s highest running product line.
  • Created PowerPoints summarizing results of kaizen events and presented to senior management.
  • Implemented an improved system for tracking operator efficiency metrics.
  • Created an efficiency metrics report that was updated and sent to management daily.
  • Used Solidworks to design a screwdriver holder to be used at assembly workstations.
  • Identified most frequently used tools for welding department and designed drawers with shadowboards for tool storage in order to decrease wasted time searching for tools and improve with regards to 5S.
05/2016 to 12/2018 Manufacturing Engineer Northrop Grumman | Niceville, FL,
  • Expanded role within organization to take on more complex projects focusing mainly on new product introductions, the transition of the manufacturing facility to a new building, and facilitation of process improvement initiatives.
  • Shifted responsibility from work instruction creation to training and guiding a team of four employees on work instruction creation.
  • Projects and achievements include:.
  • Led an A3 project that resulted in a 25% reduction in time to receive a requested component from the warehouse.
  • Facilitated a TPM event for fork trucks resulting in annual cost savings of $190,000.
  • Worked with maintenance staff to implement the usage of a preventative maintenance software program.
  • Managed a project to design, pilot, and implement new workstations resulting in improved ergonomics and motion reduction.
  • Used Rockwell Arena software to create a model of the facility’s manufacturing process.
  • Used this model to help balance queues and identify optimal staffing levels at all processes within manufacturing system.
  • Worked with cross functional new product development teams to successfully launch over 20 new products.
  • Managed BOM and work instruction creation and maintenance for new products.
  • Performed time studies on new products.
  • Reduced labor times for existing products through design changes and the submittal of engineering change requests.
  • Mentored coworkers on lean concepts and tools through participation in “Lean Champions” program.
  • Led Root Cause Countermeasure meetings to identify root causes of quality issues and implement countermeasures.
07/2015 to 05/2016 Junior Manufacturing Engineer Edac Technologies | East Windsor, CT,
  • Hired to be leader of effort to create and implement work instructions for light fixture assembly.
  • Also took on tasks of creating facility standard operating procedures and solving production issues on manufacturing floor.
  • Participated and contributed in value stream mapping and kaizen events.
  • Projects and achievements include:.
  • Created 50+ work instructions for light fixture assembly.
  • Identified critical to quality steps within assembly processes.
  • Led 5S initiative for engineering sample storage area.
  • Created a 5S checklist and an SOP for 5S auditing process.
  • Wrote SOP for acid spill cleanup procedure and aerial lift policy in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Provided support to production floor.
  • Identified solutions to issues preventing orders from being shipped to ensure orders were shipped on time while adhering to quality standards.
  • Participated in value stream mapping events for returns process and light fixture assembly process.
02/2015 to 05/2015 Student Project Intern I3 Electronics | City, STATE,
  • As a part of my senior design project - worked within a team for i3 electronics in Endicott, NY to optimize printed circuit board manufacturing.
  • Projects and achievements include:.
  • Created detailed process map of circuit board manufacturing system.
  • Performed time studies on processes within manufacturing system.
  • Created model of circuit board manufacturing system using Rockwell Arena software.
  • Proved benefits of switching from a batch processing to single piece flow.
  • Provided recommendations to management based on results of model.
Expected in to to | , , GPA:
Expected in 2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Industrial and Systems Engineering, Sustainable Engineering Binghamton University: Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, Vestal, NY GPA:
GPA: 6/4.0, GPA: 4/4.0, Design of Experiments, Optimization & Operations Research, Modeling & Simulation, Statistics, Industrial Automation, Enterprise Systems, Engineering Economics Teaching Assistant (Engineering Computing, Spring 2015) – Provided guidance to students in the completion of lab assignments with a focus on industrial automation. Labs were focused on Matlab, Labview, PLCs, and DAQ tools. Member, Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Binghamton University (October 2020-Present) Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Binghamton University (March 2014-Present) Manufacturer’s Technical Representative for Luminaires, UL (February 2020-Present) AME (Association for Manufacturing Excellence) Conference, Boston, MA (October, 2017)

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  • Binghamton University: Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

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  • Industrial Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Junior Manufacturing Engineer
  • Student Project Intern


  • Bachelor of Science

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