Results oriented leader of performance Project Management: - Planning, scheduling and resource management - Change management and project controls Operations and Maintenance Training: - Lean Six Sigma - Hands-on training and demonstration of proficiency - Reliability centered maintenance Quality Assurance: - Quality planning and systems implementation - Operator training and responsibilities - Process control approach to quality Process Control: - Critical control factor analysis - Standard operating procedures - Trouble shooting and corrective action Operations: - International multi-site - Engineering, planning, production, quality Engineering: - Integrated Product Development Systems - New product research and development - Design to cost / value engineering Greenfield Plant EPC: - Overall management of $85 MM project - Aluminum casting and extrusion - Latest technology - Performance by design - Purchasing of equipment and services
June 2014 to Current
Bombardier Global ExpressDallas, TexasProgram DirectorLead all aspects of Bombardier aircraft wing program. Design completion and initial assembly including contracts and customer management.
December 2013 to May 2014
FluorCalgary, AlbertaCommissioning ManagerResponsible for life cycle design support, operational readiness, and asset improvement services provided to Fluor clients in Canada. Principal consultant, trainer, project team lead and proposal leader. Ulaanbataar, Mongolia Responsible for a team of 50 commissioning, training, equipment, controls, HSE, and concentrator operations specialists ramping up a 100,000 tonne per day copper concentrator. Scope included on job training and qualification of owner's Mongolia work force in addition to troubleshooting, debugging, debottlenecking and optimization of all equipment and processes.
June 2009 to September 2012
HiLev Engineering SolutionsGreenville, South CarolinaOwner - Senior ConsultantCurrent state assessments and implementation of performance optimization solutions tailored to specific business needs.
October 2006 to May 2009
Kaiser Production SystemRanch, CaliforniaCorporate Project ManagerGreenfield plant site selection, overall project management including process design, equipment purchasing and construction.
June 2004 to August 2006
Hartness InternationalGreenville, South CarolinaDirector of Engineering (Interim Position)Mass customization engineering performance. New products development, detail design, quality, engineering for lean, and design for six sigma.
September 2002 to May 2004
High Performance Value StreamsGreenville, South CarolinaOwner - Senior ConsultantLean and Six Sigma implementation within multiple industries.
October 1999 to September 2002
PowerLean Consulting ServicesGreenville, South CarolinaManagerDivision Lean Six Sigma program design and implementation for seventeen plants within Canada and USA.
September 1998 to September 1999
Quality Six SigmaRocky Mount, North CarolinaDirectorQuality Six Sigma
Bombardier AerospaceMontreal, QCGroup Director, Six Sigma - Aerospace Operations- Montreal - Director, Quality Control - deHavilland - Toronto - Manager, Manufacturing Engineering - deHavilland - Toronto - Manager, Quality Methods - Canadair - Montreal - Manager, Off-Site Operations - Toulouse and St. Nazaire - France - Engineering Design Representative to Aerospatiale - Toulouse - France - Flight Test Conductor and Engineering Lead - Canadair - Montreal - Design and Test Engineer - Canadair - Montreal Selected Projects and Accomplishments: Facilities and Plant Construction - Management of the design, equipment specifications / procurement and construction of an aluminum extrusion and casting plant. Total budget $85M. Results: Unique lean design for maximum operations efficiency. - Managed the complete re-layout of a 1.2 million square foot facility with no disruption to production, displacing every manufacturing and assembly process. Results: Liberated 150,000 square feet of space for two new aircraft programs within the $16M budget. Engineering and Development - Coordinated component design and testing of a remotely-piloted surveillance drone ($60M program). Results: Successfully demonstrated drone field performance to US and Canadian military. - Implemented integrated product development systems, product standards and various design tools. Results: 60 % reduction in design defects, 34% increase in engineering productivity, 20% improvement in design schedule performance and 50% reduction in work order changes. Operations - Managed off site completions teams on new AIRBUS A330/340 at two Aerospatiale plants in France. Results: Resolved design and parts availability issues and completed aircraft components on schedule while reducing operational costs by 12%. - Led a Quality staff of 260 people supporting development and manufacturing activities of two new aircraft programs while doubling production rates of existing models. Results: Head count and budget held constant throughout design release, flight tests and production rate increase. Operational Transformations - Initiated, planned and implemented Six Sigma Quality program at four international sites. Results: 63 full time Black Belts trained with 78 improvement projects initiated, amounting to documented savings of $20M. - Created and implemented Power Lean, an integration of Lean, Six Sigma, and Maintenance Excellence concepts, at 17 Rockwell sites. Results: 150 Power Lean Masters trained, over 1000 kaizen events held, leading to over $40M savings. - Directed and restructured technical training of an 8000 employee aerospace facility with practical, high return initiatives. Results: Delivery of 90,000 annual participant hours, linked to targeted performance objectives, resulting in operator responsibility for quality, 50% inspection headcount reductions and a supporting culture of continuous improvement.
Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USExecutive MBAExecutive MBA, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
McGill University Montreal, Quebec, CAMechanical EngineeringBSBS in Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec