Ndt Production Supervisor resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
  • Dynamic NDT Manager with 10+ years' experience managing multiple projects simultaneously in high-volume manufacturing and repair/overhaul facilities.
  • Experience with NDT processes including Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, X-ray, Eddy Current and Ultrasonic Inspections.
  • Wide range of knowledge in Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and M&I.
  • Lead multiple shifts of 60 + operators in Abrasive Metal Finishing, Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, CMM and Machining.
  • Increased flow of lacking product material by 40% in 5 months through extensive projects. Decreased waste of materials and spend by 30% .
  • Constructed and implemented several plans to increase production needs inside of fast-paced industry for aerospace, automotive, medical, military, and commercial transport.
  • Implemented positive adjustments for rapidly changing priorities due to customer needs.
  • Able to adapt to new surroundings and learn new responsibilities in a timely and safe manner.
Expected in 12/2023
Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering With Technology
DeVry University - Villa Park, IL,
  • Coursework in AC/DC Theory and Drive systems, Test Instruments, Control Circuits, Distribution, and Programming controlled circuits
  • Current GPA: 3.70
Expected in 08/2020
Associate of Applied Science: Information Technology And Networking
DeVry University - Villa Park, IL
  • Concentration: Automation and Electronic System Track
  • Coursework with Programmable Logic Controllers applying to commercial, industrial, and motor control
  • Coursework with Programming using multiple IDEs with C++/JavaScript languages
  • Graduated GPA: 3.70
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Document Control
  • Process Improvement
  • Product Development
  • Customer Specifications
  • Compliance testing
  • Employee Relations
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Team Development
  • Budgets
  • Quality Control
  • Inspections and Testing
Work History
01/2022 to Current
Non-Destructive Testing Manager Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , , Mentor, OH
  • Maximize performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Analyzed and interpreted data, schematics and manuals to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustments and certifications of instruments required.
  • Engaged internal and external customers during planning and test phases and interfaced with assigned project managers to comply with entry criteria.
  • Secured and allocated resources and developed relationships necessary to manage planning and operations in testing cycle.
  • Review all NDT related specifications for internal, customer, and industry standard specifications. Keep updated on all changes or modifications to such specifications.
  • Direct and participate in the preparation of samples or specimens for non-destructive testing of materials and components during the various stages of manufacturing and assembly.
  • Analyze specifications in all NDT related and special process requirements to manufacture planning applications.
  • Provide technical support to other departments on issues concerning materials and processes, including advice on potential hazards and impact of chemical and processes to health and safety of all employees.
  • Direct and participate in the training and development of employees in the facility’s procedures and methods for operating all non-destructive testing equipment.
  • Evaluated programs and monitored implementation and compliance with regulations to achieve objectives.
11/2020 to 01/2022
NDT Production Supervisor Filtration Group , ,
  • Provided guidance and direction to NDT inspectors to ensure daily performance objectives are being met or exceeded.
  • Tracked daily production metrics such as OTD, indirect time, completion rates, capacity utilization, non-compliant documentation errors and labor factor efficiencies.
  • Established group and individual accountabilities throughout NDT department and encourage use of new techniques for process improvements and fact-based problem solving to drive increase in process efficiencies and throughput, product quality and improved profitability.
  • Ensured that parts are inspected efficiently, on time, and follow industry standards, standard practice manual specifications and company procedures by planning, organizing and controlling production throughout NDT department.
  • Oversaw NDT department of 15 to 18 inspectors as well as preparation, processing, and inspection of parts in various stages of repair using nondestructive testing methods such as Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Digital Radiographic Inspection, Ultrasonic Inspection, and Eddy Current Inspection.
  • Collaborated with Responsible Level III, Method Level IIIs, Product Support Engineers, and Customer Program Managers daily to identify solutions for new/existing OFI's.
  • Communicated effectively in person and through various means such as department meetings, PDPs, yearly reviews, daily stand-up meetings and company computer systems to support company goals.
  • Coordinated task assignments for employees with other supervisors and managers to achieve promised delivery dates.
  • Coordinated scheduling of workers on their shift, day and task assignment to ensure that properly trained personnel are assigned correctly to support production throughput.
03/2019 to 11/2020
Non-Destructive Testing Manager Arconic Inc , ,
  • Built NDT department by adding in new NDT processes for Aerospace, Medical, Automotive, and General Industry
  • Created new Standard Operating Procedures for each NDT line, along with new technique sheets for each part per customer requirements
  • Communicated procedures governed by Safety or Customer's Specification/Request
  • Worked with NDT team members to perfect new processes using risk-based thinking
  • Tracked Labor Efficiency, On Time Delivery, and Quality on daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Worked with certified NDT Level III to certify all new NDT team members to either Level I or Level II NDT Operator
  • Certified as Level II NDT Inspector
  • Assisted in internal audits, improvement projects, capital investment implementations, and process improvement activities
  • Developed SWOT analysis of Non-Destructive Testing Team and use analysis in participation with annual strategic review and corporate planning for each year
  • Supported internal and cross-departmental activities in accordance to respective work flow activities and processes
  • Identified actionable items then create and implement project plans that correlate with departmental key progress indicators
  • Worked with top management team to reduce or eliminate barriers to efficient and effective workflow
04/2017 to 03/2019
Production Supervisor SevenOKs , ,
  • Lead two to three shifts of 60 + operators for Abrasive Metal Finishing/Deburring, Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, CMM, and Machining in Aerospace Industry
  • Reduced inventory and monthly team labor hours by strategically updating processes and reorganizing operational workflows
  • Implemented new training system to increase overall success rate of new trainees in Abrasive Metal Finishing/Deburring
  • Used processes involved with Lean Manufacturing, such as Daily 5S schedules and Quarterly Kaizen Events.
  • Reduced multiple bottlenecks in production
  • Implemented Environmental Health and Safety requirements
  • Prioritized, guided, and facilitated activities of manufacturing functions to meet department goals, initiatives and requirements
  • Managed employee relations
  • Oversaw development of standard policies, procedures and practices to ensure customer requirements are embodied in manufacturing process
  • Established and maintained uniformed manufacturing performance metrics and reporting systems
  • Drove improvements by promoting best practice methodologies and new technologies
  • Ensured team development by supporting active training environments
  • Partnered with other functions within facility to achieve business goals
  • Controlled and maintained growing department, while constructing plans to implement productive labor efficiency for all employees as well as following production needs on daily, monthly, and annual basis
08/2010 to 03/2017
Production Supervisor Company Name , ,
  • Helped initiate more organized drawing packages to increase manufacturing productivity
  • Incorporated Lean Manufacturing to decrease cost of supplies by 30%
  • Collaborated with mechanical engineers to resolve product development and maintenance issues
  • Oversaw production efforts to guarantee that projects were completed in timely and budget-conscious manners
  • Effectively managed resources, created project schedules, and maintained department budgets
  • Maintained open and effective communications with project teams to increase productivity

Implemented new process for Automotive Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection. Created standard operating procedures for new automated FPI line. Worked with sales, customers, and engineers to create specific work instructions per casting. Increased flow rate of process by 40% in 4 months.

  • FAA Repairman Certificate for CRT
  • AS9100 Rev D Internal Audit Certification
  • Level I Certification for Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • Level II Certification for Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • Confined Space Entry Training (General Industry) Certification
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • DeVry University
  • DeVry University

Job Titles Held:

  • Non-Destructive Testing Manager
  • NDT Production Supervisor
  • Non-Destructive Testing Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Supervisor


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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