lean manufacturing manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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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.
SPECIAL SKILLS * Standardized Work Development *Six Sigma Deployment * Takt Time Management * Kaizen Workshops * Value Stream Mapping * Business Plan Deployment * New Product, program Introductions * Lean Master Plan Development *Lean Manufacturing Assessment, Compliance Audits * Project Reengineering * JIT, Pull, Flow System Analysis * TPM Deployment * Constraint Management * Problem Solving * Lean Design of Facilities, Equipment, Tooling and Layout * Quality System Management * Continuous Improvement
Establish operational policies and implement lean process improvements to ensure superior quality and outstanding output of custom wheel nuts, aerospace parts and metal caps parts
Lean Manufacturing Manager, 01/2011 to Current
Continental, ,
  • Sr. Manager Responsibilities:
  • Steer and direct manufacturing lean global operations that generates $70M in annual revenue.
  • Establish operating standards and process goals
  • Improve quality operating systems
  • Ensure cost effectiveness of operational business: Safety; Quality; Manufacturing and Logistics
  • Drive (WCM) World Class manufacturing activities
  • Manage all lean operational activities to achieve all corporate goals
  • Ensure that all 8-D's, PPAP's and PSW are submitted prior to any new product launches.
  • Coordinate the sourcing and procurement of suppliers, ensuring that all suppliers have launch capabilities.
  • Establish operational policies and implement lean process improvements to ensure superior quality and outstanding output of custom wheel nuts, aerospace parts and metal caps parts.
  • Support top management in executing and implementing new global lean strategies and policies
  • Implement lean principles, cultural transformation, and the lean leader mindset.
  • Design and implement lean strategies coaching & training programs to develop staff, facilitate efficiency, and improve performance.
  • Manage all new product launches using APQP process
  • Manage lean operational and capital expense budget.
  • Ensure adherence to strict quality control procedures.
Launch Manager, 01/2001 to 01/2005
Microsoft Corporation, ,
➢ Developed key performance indicators and performance management systems to align with corporate objectives. ➢ Support all plants in implementing A3 problem solving activities ➢ Drive lessons learned and best practices towards World Class manufacturing ➢ Implemented 5's program, just -in-Time (JIT)/ Lean Kanban Pull production system methodology to control costs and tooling inventory, resulting in a 20% improvement in efficiency. ➢ Replaced labor-intense processes while simultaneously enhancing workflow through lean six sigma projects that reduced direct overhead cost ➢ Lead kaizens and Six Sigma projects to rapidly improve procurement, logistics, manufacturing, and quality assurance and safety initiatives ➢ Provide lean methodology expertise for plant, including core tools: 5s, MDI, Thinking, Standardized Work, VSM, TPM, and Problem Solving while spending 40% of working time at Gemba (on the plant floor). ➢ Assisted in development of and monitor budgets for all major departments and processes. ➢ Provided training to leadership teams and shop floor in basic and advanced CI tools. ➢ Performed CI diagnostics at five plants to identify $5.8 million in new improvement opportunities that were implemented in Fiscal Year 2008 and 2009 ➢ Drove $6.6M in CI savings across five facilities in the Fiscal Year 2007 ➢ Create a lean culture based on clear communication, ownership, roles and responsibilities ➢ Established departmental goals and objectives as well as ensured Continual Improvement Initiatives ➢ Priced material negotiation, selection of freight carriers and control inventory movements ➢ Lead Lean Philosophy / 5S Integration and all Personnel training and development ➢ Customized guidelines and shipment practices and directed Departmental Budget Controls ➢ Implemented all Departmental Resource Planning and Shipment Schedules ➢ Preformed Value stream mapping to understand Warehouse space utilization for improvement ➢ Managed all departmental functions so that goals and objectives are consistently achieved
Operation Supervisor, 01/1997 to 01/2001
Cvs Health, ,
➢ Supervised employee's and eliminated root causes of waste in the value stream ➢ Maximized production levels of all manufacturing operations as well as Identify bottlenecks in system ➢ Supported mix and volume shifts to customer base for maximizing profit and order to delivery. ➢ Lead cross-functional teams in achievement of organizational objectives ➢ Supervised daily production as well as production planning and scheduling ➢ Responsible for schedule dates for the completion of Production Work Orders ➢ Responsible for maintaining a Shipping Service Level in excess of 95% ➢ Execute daily shop floor operation processes ➢ Ensured team applied 5 lean Principles and all safety practices ➢ Handle the disposition of Quality issues with suppliers ➢ LEAN ACCOMPLISHMENTS Transformed traditional manufacturing facilities into lean focused factories. Integrated flexible work cells with one piece flow and quality at machining, assembly operations. Reduced manufacturing cost by 20% and manufacturing lead-time by 40%. Transfer ownership and responsibility for implementation results, to all department employees by aligning the lean initiatives with the business planning process goals, targets, objectives, and measurements. Utilize business plan deployment to align functional groups with business objectives of the corporation. ➢ MANUFACTURING RE-ENGINEERING/MACHINE UTILIZATION I have Championed reengineering efforts to transform entire plant from traditional batch-and-queue to lean methodology. I communicated need for change, inspiring a vision of the new way, listening to employee's concerns and gaining their commitment. Reduced inventory, WIP by 50% thru pull production implementation and reduced operating expenses thru Total Preventive Maintenance, SMED and improvements in 5S. Compress assembly line workspace, which significantly reduced ergonomic loads. Reduced operators cycle time from 160 seconds to 34 seconds and increased quality yield. I integrated our assembly, test, and quality, engineering, and planning while reducing variable manufacturing costs by 21%. ➢ Provided technical expertise, strategical leadership planning as well as, organize and directed the overall success of plant operation. Achieved strategic business goals by ensuring all key operations measures were used. Decisions and actions made are likely to have long-ranging effect on organizational effectiveness and success. Performed management and timely resolution of critical issues that required an high degree of management competence. Managed all subordinate and managers to accomplish overall organizational objectives and goals. Reported and was responsible to Owners, Community, Employees, Suppliers and Customers. ➢ OPERATIONS LEAN PRODUCT LAUNCH I have championed cross-functional launch teams that included "product engineers, process engineers, industrial engineers, maintenance, quality, and production personnel". This included re-engineered production layouts, process environments in parallel to new product design for manufacturing, and rapid production ramp ups. Results were improved layouts, better part presentation, improved safety, ergonomics, workplace organization, visual controls, standardized work and development of the planned maintenance program.
Masters of Science: International Business Administration, Expected in to CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY - Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Masters of Science in International Business Administration CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY - Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Bachelor of Business Administration: Industrial Management, Expected in to SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY - Saginaw, Michigan
Bachelor of Business Administration in Industrial Management SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY - Saginaw, Michigan Professional Development ~ Six Sigma Green Belt ~ Six Sigma Black Belt
Master: Lean Six Sigma, Expected in to - ,
~ Master Lean Six Sigma
Operations, Training, Inventory, Class, Comprehensive Large Array Data Stewardship System, Logistics, Procurement, Shop Floor, Budget, Six Sigma, Six-sigma, Best Practices, Budgets, Excellent Multitasker, Jit, Kanban, Mdi, Million, Performance Management, Problem Solving, Quality Assurance, Simultaneously, Technical Product Marketing, Tooling, Tpm, Welding, Workflow, Aerospace, Apqp, Coaching, Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvements, Quality Control, Training Programs, Wcm, Integration, Integrator, Mapping, Topo, Assembly, Assembly Line, Business Plan, Business Planning, Cost Reduction, Cycle Time, Deployment, Design For Manufacturing, Ergonomic, Ergonomics, Industrial Machinery, Machining, Maintenance, Manufacturing Cost, Manufacturing Operations, New Product Design, Plant Operation, Preventive Maintenance, Product Design, Product Launch, Production Planning, Re-engineering, Scheduling, Shipping, Ups, Audits, Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Quality System, Seating, Solutions, System Analysis, System Management, Time Management, Black Belt

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