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Production Manager January 2013 to CurrentCobham SATCOM - Concord, CA
Monitor and maintain a safe work environment Manage all facets of Cobham Concord Manufacturing to include NPI Operations, MFG Pilot Team, MFG Engineering, Manufacturing Test, Standard MFG Production, Sub-assembly Production, and Packaging teams
Manage, assigns tasks, develop and monitor work performance of 4 supervisors and 40 manufacturing personnel
Employ techniques such as Lean Manufacturing and Demand Flow Technology maximizing the effectiveness of a mixed-model factory (factory utilizes both single-piece flow and run-rate flow assembly lines)
Responsible for the implementation of plant design activities within the production facility to meet goals of quality, delivery and cost in a make to order and build to stock environment
Lead cross-functional teams in implementation of RCPS, Issue Slip, and Performance Management initiatives to reduce and remove waste and assembly errors from the manufacturing process
Maintain and analyze manufacturing KPIs for OTD, OPE, First Pass Yield, and Root Cause Problem Solving
Maintain accurate inventory controls sustaining to 98% inventory accuracy
Maintain First Pass Yield at or above 95%
Implemented Point of Use inventory as well as inventory buffers to sustain flow of material in Manufacturing reducing lead time by three days
Manage the site training program to include the cross-training of employees in multiple manufacturing lines, creating a flexible and effective workforce
Collaborate with Design Engineering and Quality Manager to develop efficient and effective manufacturing processes
Approves and maintains training matrix per ISO 9000 and Cobham, Concord requirements
Perform budget tracking, staffing, resource allocation and planning responsibilities
Manage and maintain the 5S program.
Production Value Stream Supervisor January 2012 to January 2013Cobham SATCOM - Concord, CA
Monitor and maintain a safe work environment
Responsible for the implementation of plant design activities within the production and shipping area to meet production goals of quality, delivery and cost objectives for New Product Introduction
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to collect and analyze First Pass Yield data in an objective manner
Maintains training matrix per ISO 9000 and Cobham, Sea Tel requirements
Assigns tasks and monitors work performance of 8 Sub-Assembly and 7 Radome/Shipping personnel
Managed Radome and Sub-Assembly teams to 97% first pass yield
Created 30 comprehensive standard work documents for Radome operations
Managed to completion 7502 sub-assemblies and 1073 radome assemblies to meet 100% OTTP
Provided Training Manager direction to develop and implement standard training documentation to accurately track and record Cobham, Sea Tel cross-training
Assumed responsibility for the QC shipping inspection on all small and medium antenna systems, removing approximately 6 hours of waste in wait time per week
Collaborated with MFG Engineering and Quality Inspectors to streamline shipping validation process, increasing capacity by 8 hours per week
Operational Excellence Business Unit Lead / Material Planner January 2009 to January 2012Cobham SATCOM - Concord, CA
Recruited as Excellence in Delivery Business Unit Lead for Cobham Concord stakeholders, executives, upper management, and core team members to direct a site lean transformation standardizing Production Systems including: Manufacturing Operations, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Planning, Training, Production Readiness and Supply Chain
Lead cross-functional teams in implementation of SIOP process through planned meeting cadence and creating standard work
Directedthe formalization and implementations of a complete Spares Process with clearly defined roles and responsibilities and integrated spares into SIOP process, OTTP weekly to 90% and OTTR baseline established
Improved Spares Forecasting and inventory levels set to meet goal of 100% Spares Initiative Kits in stock per the Sea Tel Spares Parts customer web page
Lead cross-functional team to increase material velocity in Receiving through barcoding, reducing receiving time from 4 hours to 45 minutes
Developed, implemented, and trained personnel on RCPS, Issue Slip, and Performance Management initiatives at a site level.
Manufacturing Planning Supervisor January 2004 to January 2009Genentech Inc - South San Francisco Vacaville, CA
Monitor and maintain a safe work environment Supervised team of six production schedulers Work with team members to create individual plans for development that align with departmental goals Train new team members on current SOPs, GMPs, and scheduling software Perform semiannual and annual performance reviews with team members on established development plans Collaborate with Manufacturing, Quality, Manufacturing Science and Technology Teams, Plant Maintenance, and Materials Management to effectively produce detailed plans and schedules for production, maintenance, shut downs, and quality testing Manage the detailed schedule accounting for plant priorities and shared capacity requirements on common plant work centers (e.g.
Maintenance, Quality, and Production) Lead cross-functional teams to ensure business objectives are achieved Proven ability to remain flexible/adaptable in order to function in a tactical environment while maintaining focus on strategic organizational goals Identify, analyze, and resolve schedule conflicts Perform schedule risk analysis, develop contingencies, and communicate to management as necessary Developed, implemented, and trained personnel on the Material Resource Planning (MRP) system SAP at a global level SAP subject matter expert for training development, system trouble-shooting, and implementing upgrades across the network Ensure material availability and proper allocation of materials supporting schedule execution Effectively communicate and work with customers to ensure optimum inventory levels through production cycle Schedule outside contractors to perform work as defined by the job plan Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and perform root-cause analysis Scheduling to meet delivery timelines, identifying, and assessing, monitoring and mitigating risk throughout the specified time horizons Perform schedule reconciliation based on actual work center performance to ensure time lines are met.
C-5 Aircraft Loadmaster January 1995 to CurrentUnited State Air Force Reserves - Travis AFB, CA
Monitor and maintain a safe work environment Responsible for aircraft pre-flight; load planning cargo and oversized cargo; preparing DD Form 365-4, Weight and Balance Clearance Form F-Transport; operating aircraft equipment; supervising and directing loading, off-loading and restraint; and coordinating with the loading crew supervisor for checking the cargo against manifests.
Supervises loading teams and is responsible for safe movement of cargo into and out of the aircraft.
Coordinates loading or off-loading with air terminal operations or the shipping agency, plans loads, provides in-flight services to passengers, and supervises on-loading or off-loading operations.
Responsible for clearing customs and agriculture by providing the border agency with the proper documentation, clearance requirements and forms.
Operates, maintains, and pre-flights: nitrogen and oxygen systems, hydraulics, auxiliary power units, air turbine motors, and the forward and aft loading complexes.
Primary crew member in charge of DV, VIP, and Presidential support missions.
Responsible for the members' safety, security and comfort to, from and aboard the aircraft.