lean specialist resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Skilled coordinator with independent nature and critical thinking skills to manage any problem. Top-notch skills in verbal and written communication, tactical planning and project support. Versatile Lean Specialist with results-driven and focused approach to Production work. Skilled leader, planner and problem-solver with 18-year career in Manufacturing industry. Known for excellent attention to detail and great work ethic. Inventive Operations Specialist with comprehensive knowledge of business techniques, methods, and principles. Outstanding expertise in diverse business functions, including content management systems, report analytics, expense management and market research. Exceptional negotiation and multitasking abilities. Sensible Operations Specialist with a passion for business management, operations, and sales. Driven, ambitious and dedicated to managing the flow of the workplace and optimizing day-to-day activities. Over 18 years of strong experience in the Transportation industry. Hardworking and reliable

  • Experience in leadership
  • Improvement plan knowledge
  • Program evaluation
  • Ability to analyze reports
  • Organizational skills
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Training & Development
  • Relationship building
  • Troubleshooting
Lean Specialist, 07/2020 to Current
Francisan HealthHarvey, IL,
  • Recorded and reported job-related activities, findings, discrepancies and decisions.
  • Adhered to guidelines and enabled compatibility through effective analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Recommended process and systems improvements such as changes to Production operations.
  • Identified operational and performance issues and worked with managers to resolve concerns.
  • Completed various reports and analyzed each report to decide where improvements could be made.
  • Coached team on company policies, procedures, and best practices to enhance operational efficiency, employee productivity and subsequently decrease labor costs.
Production Control Supervisor, 01/2018 to Current
Colfax CorporationBaltimore, MD,
  • Supervised, established and coordinated production schedule.
  • Communicated effectively with all stakeholders, including peers and upper management.
  • Discovered and implemented technique that could improve production speed without sacrificing product integrity.
  • Determined equipment, material and staff needs needed to meet production schedule.
  • Applied new policies and controls to help improve overall quality under supervision.
  • Monitored staff training and output to meet compliance, productivity and revenue goals.
  • Oversaw continuous improvement initiatives in Lean environment to drive gains in quality, flow and output.
  • Cultivated culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership.
  • Created workforce planning and development models for quarterly scheduling and processes.
  • Mastered intricacies of process flow within each department.
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on-time delivery.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Led, designed and implemented training programs and initiatives that contributed to significant increase in productivity.
  • Implemented root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve product quality.
  • Developed measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality.
  • Planned production operations while establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborated with maintenance engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment.
  • Reviewed key performance indicators daily and made necessary adjustments to increase production.
QA Supervisor, 05/2010 to Current
General MotorsBurton, MI,
  • Maintained database of testing reports and calibration records .
  • Supervised onboarding and training of new personnel to maximize capacities of quality assurance team.
  • Enforced adherence to quality assurance procedures by reviewing subordinate's testing reports and following up on any deviations.
  • Routinely tested products to ensure temperature, specifications and ingredient levels conformed with best practices and quality standards.
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Monitored QA procedures for adherence by employees, notifying personnel of non-compliance issues.
  • Conducted load tests to determine server operating parameters.
  • Consulted with management and personnel to educate on QA standards.
  • Inspected, removed and replaced malfunctioning equipment and tools while routinely cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment to minimize workflow disruptions.
Production Supervisor, 08/2004 to Current
Tech AirDuluth, GA,
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Planned and delegated work to meet planned project and production goals.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Directed all production phases from initial estimate to final quality check and delivery.
  • Met or exceeded target of 95 % on-time customer shipments with motivational approach to team leadership.
  • Supported 100% safety programs to reduce and eliminate employee injuries by 100%.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
Barringer Arts High School - Newark, NJ
Welding Certification : Welding, Expected in 09/2001
Linder Training School - Linden NJ,
  • Recognized as Employee for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Created highly effective new work center that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Promoted from Production Control Supervisor to Lean Specialist, in less than 12-months
  • Led team to achieve more production with less expensive , earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Welding Certification in all position Training - 2001

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School Attended

  • Barringer Arts High School
  • Linder Training School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lean Specialist
  • Production Control Supervisor
  • QA Supervisor
  • Production Supervisor


  • High School Diploma
  • Welding Certification

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