manufacturing engineer ii resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Manufacturing Manager opportunity that will utilize my 17 years of manufacturing and technical knowledge and experience to promote increased customer satisfaction, reduce cost and improve profitability. Experienced in implementing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma concepts to reduce inventory cost, meet production goals within budget, decrease manufacturing lead times, and improve quality. Detailed oversight of exchange of complex technical, manufacturing, and industrial data among stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal skills when collaborating across all levels. Successful at complex problem solving and training in leadership. Adept at machine maintenance and training new staff. Detailed-oriented Manufacturing Engineer with success at cost reduction, process flow, and applying lean techniques.

  • Core competencies include:
  • Staff Supervision
  • PLC software and hardware (Allen-Bradley)
  • PC & UNIX
  • SAP Inventory software
  • Oracle software
  • Equipment/product design
  • Product Troubleshooting
  • Capital Purchases
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Cost Control
  • AutoCAD
  • Continuous Improvement Methods
  • Workspace and Equipment Layout
  • Waste Reduction
  • Equipment Installation
  • Lean Manufacturing
Education and Training
America Intercontinental University Greensboro, North Carolina, Expected in 07/2018 MBA : Operations Management - GPA :
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Greensboro, North Carolina, Expected in 05/1995 Bachelor of Science Degree : Manufacturing Systems - GPA :

Lean Six-Sigma training Lean Manufacturing OSHA training Cost Reduction ESI Project Management Training Positive Management Leadership Technical/ Project management Frontline Leadership Training

Rtx - Manufacturing Engineer II
Van Nuys, CA, 01/2019 - Current

· Manage the transfer of equipment, processes, and machinery from the sister plant.

· Create new plant layout that maximizes the productivity of old and new product lines.

· Led team to create new Standard Operating Procedures for all new transfer processes.

· Assist Quality Department with establishing new quality standards and setting up quality check stations for new product lines.

· Promote a safe and healthy work environment by leading assembly safety kaizens.

· Led process improvement project for Satelite Dish paint and coating lines.

· Determine the optimal workforce for old and new product lines to meet departmental goals/KPI targets

· Direct and monitor workforce two weekends a month during peak seasons.

· Assisted Process and Quality Engineering with new product development projects regarding the process and product qualifications.

· Recommend tools, equipment, and workforce needed for the assembly lines.

· Perform process and quality checks.

· Perform time and workforce studies to cut costs and increase production

· Assist Warehouse Department with creating BOM’s for new product lines and their inventory.

· Act as a liaison between Engineering and Operations to communicate process change effectively

Curtiss Wright - Manufacturing Supervisor
Otay Mesa, CA, 01/2017 - 01/2019
  • Changed department layout to improve the process flow for the Assembly and Covers department
  • Promoted hands-on, high involvement approaches to problem-solving
  • Planned resources for increased production levels weekly
  • Developed and improved manufacturing processes for assembly and fabrication in the Fibrelite department
  • Performed 5S audits and safety training
  • Had responsibility for hiring, firing, developing, and all employee issues
  • Scheduled all internal department work to meet schedule changes and effectively communicate changes to department personnel
  • Scheduled all work assignments in the Assembly area with advice and input from the Shipping department supervisor
  • Responsible for OTD for the Fibrelite department
  • Conducted quality control checks and led continuous improvement changes.
Gotrg - Production Supervisor
Whitestown, IN, 01/2012 - 01/2017
  • Supervised up to 60 Production Operators and 3 Team Leaders and maintained accurate and up-to-date attendance records, performance, training, corrective/disciplinary action, and salary administration
  • Monitored team performance through hour-by-hour boards, reviewed standardized work and conducted Process and Quality Audits
  • Planned workforce requirements and directed labor to increase customer on-time delivery to 96%
  • Scheduled production requirements to maximize productivity, equipment utilization, and overall efficiency
  • Directed the operations for the Legacy and Supply/Heat Treated assembly department functions within the manufacturing process
  • Responsible for key performance measures such as production volume, quality, costs, and safety for Legacy and Supply department
  • Performed Tiers 1 and 2 plant floor meetings
  • Established production schedules on visual management boards
  • Responsible for all team member concerns and issues, staffing, training, evaluating performance, disciplining, communicating with, allocating resources, and directing team members
  • Utilized Kanban replenishment systems with the materials planning team to ensure raw material / WIP / finished goods inventory levels are set and support customer’s requirements
  • Managed capacity-constrained operations to meet high volume automotive customers
  • Led REI (Rapid Improvement Event) to Increase Legacy Roll thru Yield from 80% to 95% by minor changes in product routing
  • Effectively managed and facilitated in a self-directed team environment
  • Maintained an OTTD (On-time to delivery) of +98% with PPB below 350.
Unilever - Process Engineer
WV, State, 01/2008 - 01/2012
  • Responsible for direct daily productivity, quality, and safety metrics; direct supervision of 5 hourly engineering assistants and managing multiple projects.
  • Created and maintained process routings, cycle times, and method sheets.
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining plant and assembly cell layouts.
  • Led analysis, development, and implementation of manufacturing processes and cutting-edge technology for the Brazing department.
  • Coordinated equipment moves through plant maintenance and contractors.
  • Established and maintained BOMs.
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously, including cost savings, new product introductions, and process improvements.
  • Led a consolidation project of all subassemblies, resulting in a sustained annual 8% direct labor productivity gain and saved $765k in direct labor and inventory.
  • Redesigned the entire sub-assembly department to accommodate lean material flow.
  • Utilized extensive Kaizen experience to include leading, facilitating, and participating in approximately 15 events per year, resulting in $800k in direct labor and inventory savings.
  • Led engineering efforts to implement new Online Method Sheets, resulting in $155k in indirect labor savings.
  • Assisted the department managers with problem and issue resolution.

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School Attended

  • America Intercontinental University
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Manufacturing Engineer II
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Production Supervisor
  • Process Engineer


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

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