Decisive and effective operations manager with proven talent in exceeding production, revenue and quality standards as well as executing cost improvement initiatives, material management, organizational development, project planning, and innovative problem solving.
Microsoft Office, Excel, and Access - Engineering -ROI
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) - Lean Manufacturing / Kaizen / Six Sigma
Process Modeling & Management - Production and Inventory Control Systems
Project Leadership - Workplace Design / Layout
Capacity Management - Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
Production Manager August 2013 to CurrentBoeing Company, Defense, Space, & Security Systems － Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Provide technical direction and leadership for $18 million next generation program and $20 million refurbish sub-program Identify developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance 60 non-exempt employees' performance and capabilities Lead continuous improvement team of non-exempt, master planners, and analysts to reduce overall product costs by 20% while reducing cycle time by 6 days Implemented Kanban process to eliminate process bottleneck, reduce defect parts by 50% and improve schedule Restructured SOP to yield process cost savings of $35,000 annually Maximize efficiency of production manpower, tools, and materials to produce multi-line products within planned schedule while identifying process improvements Forecast and staff resource needs to schedule requirement while reducing cost by $50,000 quarterly.
Direct cross functional teams to resolve issues to promote continuous improvement for new and re-manned aircraft Identify opportunities to improve process, machines, tools, composite parts and methods throughout the product value stream Championed capital justification for advance technology tool to reduce part cost by $5,000 per part.
Industrial Engineer, III September 2012 to August 2013Boeing Company, Defense, Space, & Security Systems － Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Conduct LEAN 5S assessment and improvement for new production and repair operations areas Formulate change strategy to transition new part utilization with minimal work statement changes; thus reducing risk of non-conformance report Controlled and reduced inventory and inventory costs by regulation and implementation of standard inventory Proposed and implemented process change to single piece flow increasing weekly output by 50% Develop strategies to improve key performance index (KPI) metric of departments by 20% during volatile union contract negotiation period Ensured department schedule performance targets remained aligned with master schedule Created and successfully executed a strategic plan to build critical part with expiration constraints, limited production support, and materials with long lead time Developed recovery plan by department to eliminate backlog and improve overall schedule loss Coordinated, assigned, and managed labor to meet aggressive production schedules Championed quality initiatives throughout program value stream (suppliers, systems, operations, etc.) Liaison with supplier management to routinely improve product quality and reduce delivery cost Met aggressive production and safety goals while reducing equipment downtime impact Lead facility layout initiative to improve process flow and optimize tool capacity.
Industrial Engineer II November 2010 to September 2012Dayon Gross 2 of 2 TE Connectivity, Aerospace － Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Awarded company-wide Innovation Award for the redesign and build of an offset ink transfer tool to minimize capital spend and maximize cost savings Created baseline metrics to evaluate product lifecycle management against corporate goals and initiatives Developed global manufacturing cost model and P&L to capture raw material trends and identify potential processes improvement efforts Prepared and submitted capital expenditure requests (CER) forms for the acquisition of tooling, prototyping, testing, and validation equipment Conducted design of experiments (DOE) in order to identify significant variables and develop manufacturing processes with minimal variation Utilized lean manufacturing techniques to evaluate the potential cost savings of new materials, equipment and, manufacturing methods Championed value stream mapping to the transfer process from new product development to full production to ensure the most efficient design flow of materials and information is implemented Investigate, analyze, and write specifications for equipment and processes Developed process standards, training materials, forms and templates to drive increased development productivity and reduced project cycle time.
Process Engineer May 2008 to November 2010General Electric, Aviation － Baltimore, MD
Demonstrated knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Worked directly with suppliers, union operators, and quality inspectors to develop quality standards for industrial processes, materials, programs and products First to coordinate and evaluate new Boeing 474-8 program utilizing LEAN principles and methods Conducted root-cause analysis and stream lining to identify concerns with the manufacturing process Documented & implemented process flowcharts to improve visual standard work in a subassembly, and decreasing assembly scrap cost Conducted weekly inventory and ordering of Bill of Material (BOM) for small parts and tools Identified & evaluated opportunities using statistical data for quantitative and qualitative process improvements Developed mobile cart system for individual processes Drafted cost analysis, risk analysis, and process efficiency review Analyzed and evaluated the cost factors of production, reducing and discounting production costs by $16,000 per unit Designed an improved Boeing 747-8 production facility layout to optimize process flow using MS Visio.
Bachelor's DegreeDrexel University Morgan State University － Philadelphia Baltimore, PA MD
Master of Business : Project ManagementGPA: GPA: 3.88Project Management GPA: 3.88
Bachelors of Science : Industrial Engineering, May, 2017Industrial Engineering
HONORS & ACTIVITIES: Certifications: The Boeing Company -PMP Certification (June 2017) Business Unit VSM site focal (2014) Lean Six Sigma+ certified (2013) Van Gels Team Award (2013) TE Connectivity TE Innovation Award (2011)