Accomplished, outcome-driven Operations Manager with over 16 years of success in leading challenging initiatives, emphasis on strategic planning and manufacturing production scheduling. Fully computer literate, including Windows OS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project as well as proprietary applications. Proven record providing the vision, quality, and leadership in manufacturing, operations, product delivery, and employee development. Solid organizational, communication, and time management skills.
CORE SKILL AREAS
Operational Planning & Execution, Managing P&L, Team Building & Leadership, Quality & Safety Assurance (QA/SA)Production Solutions Analysis & Implementation, Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing Methodologies, High-Tech Production and Maintenance Operations, Process Analysis, Evaluation & Troubleshooting, Earned Value Management System, Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Management; Regulatory Affairs & Compliance
Operations Manager07/2014 to CurrentGreenpoint Machine ShopDenton, Texas
Provide leadership to 24 cross functional employees within a 10,000 sq.
foot facility manufacturing over $4 million dollars in machined aircraft parts for VIP/HOS aircraft and Business Jets.
Lead operations and strategic direction with full responsibility for bottom-line factors, including long- range planning, day to day operations, employee concerns, and employee development.
Oversee major pricing decisions and perform monthly financial evaluation of company results.
Key Achievements: Implemented KPI's (key performance indicators) to improve On Time Delivery from 76% to 99.1% within 4 months.
Streamlined operations to increase productivity and company profits; created and implemented training initiatives.
Sourced and negotiated pricing for 350 new parts with an annual purchased value of $300k, including establishing blanket purchase agreements and bulk commodity pricing agreements.
Full responsibility of managing plant operations, including shipping & receiving, maintenance, production, and CNC programming.
Implemented a 5S program throughout the shop, improving end of shift clean up by 50%.
Operations Manager02/2011 to 07/2014Boeing DefenseSan Antonio, Texas
Ensured on-target delivery of all assigned maintenance and modifications on C-17A aircraft during depot level maintenance process.
Lead cross functional teams performing maintenance and modification on assigned C-17A military aircraft, with each aircraft having over 50k man hours.
Work closely with the local defense contract management agency on a daily basis ensuring each C-17A delivered to the United States Air Force is defect free.
Key Achievements: Managed and delivered over 8 C-17A aircraft to the United States Air Force with a 100% on time delivery rating.
Planned and Executed maintenance and modification work on each C-17A aircraft with over 50k man hours.
Value Stream mapped specific TCTO's (time compliance technical orders), improving efficiency and reducing labor hours by over 35%.
Mentored the application of Lean Methods that produced the following results in four months.
70% Increase in employee production.
60% decrease in employee travel time to get tools and equipment.
276,000.00 dollars in annual savings.
Manufacturing Operations Manager03/2008 to 02/2011Boeing Commercial AirplanesPortland, Oregon
Directed day to day operations within the Boeing machine shop and assembly lines.
In charge of daily operations within the machine shop and specific assembly lines, supervising 40 Union represented employees.
Leading teams in employee involvement, accelerated improvement workshops, Kaizen events, and autonomous maintenance workshops.
Ensure all assigned products were delivered on time error free.
Key Achievements: Ensured on time delivery of sub-assemblies and machined parts was met on the following programs; 737, 747-8, 767, 777, and 787 aircraft.
Lead and manage cross functional teams in excess of 50 employees at any given time.
Conducted monthly customer visits and work closely with local suppliers on process improvements.
Volunteered to go to Boeing Charleston, South Carolina from Dec 2009 to June 2010 to assist and improve the 787 aft body join.
Hired and trained over 100 structures employees.
Conducted a value stream mapping exercise that found key improvements, allowing my team to decrease the drilling of the 787 aft body join from 3 days to 1 day.
Assumed responsibility for the strategic planning, operations management, and quality of the 787 aft body 47 to 48 section join.
Flight Line Operations Manager01/2001 to 03/2008Boeing DefenseSan Antonio, Texas
Maintenance and modification site, specializing in depot level maintenance on C-17A and KC-135 aircraft.
Lead and manage the operations within the C-17A LARICM (large aircraft infrared countermeasures) program.
Planned and delivered over 24 C-17A aircraft annually with a $24 million dollar budget.
Implemented cost savings plans, lead employee involvement teams, develop employees and model sound ethical behavior.
Key Achievements: Reduced the cycle time to modify the left and right fuselage turrets from 10 M days to 6 M days, 40% reduction.
Utilized employee involvement and empowering employees to design and construct a stand within the fuselage.
Permitting the employees to stay at their stations vs.
traveling to get tools, fasteners, and equipment from the tool crib.
Analyze operations and production daily to ensure cost performance and schedule performance index are at or above 1.0 Direct all aspects of the C-17A LAIRCM production operations with full oversight of 40 skilled employees.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)2017University of TexasDallas, Texas
Bachelor of Science: Professional Aeronautics Aviation SafetyEmbry Riddle Aeronautical UniversityFLGPA: Six Sigma Green BeltProfessional Aeronautics Aviation Safety Six Sigma Green Belt
Honors & Awards * Office of Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (2014)
*Patriotic Employer Award
Military Service * United States Air Force, 1989 - 1999, Honorably Discharged