Planned Innovations / Strategic Planning Speed to Market / Cycle Time Reduction Human Capital Optimization / Team Building Disciplined Project Management P&L / Capital Budget Responsibility Value Stream Optimization Rapid Product Realization / Ideas to Production Product and Process Development International Program Management / Sales Risk Management Solid Modeling Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Plant Supervisor / Skilled toolmaker Certified Fluid Power Specialist (CFPS)
Spectrum Brands Global Auto CareJanuary 2017 to CurrentProject Manager Dayton, OH
Responsible for program management oversight for the consolidation of 4 locations Leads weekly meetings with upper management to address critical operational issues Leads system design and implementation evaluations for new system Managed project schedule to determine conflicts in manpower and resources Responsible for registering company with local and federal agencies Assist the Environmental, Health, and Safety manager with implementing safety processes Assigned responsibility of tracking industrial hygiene Rick D Pelfrey - Page Two email@example.com.
Advanced Engine Technologies, LLCJanuary 2008 to January 2016Program Manager Kettering, OH
Responsible for the organizational and conceptual design - Technical, Manufacturing, and Commercialization.
Primary emphasis on innovations, conceptual design implementation of systems for internal combustion engines, systems testing, and prototype build.
Selected Accomplishments: Utilized CAE to evaluate patentable designs for prototype build Advanced manufacturing and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) for prototypes Recruited top-shelf leadership staff and operations personnel Instituted a state of the art engine test facility for compliance to industry test protocol Submitted proposals for Small Business Innovative Research Grants.
SMC CorporationJanuary 1996 to January 2008Industry Sales Manager / Assistant Engineering Manager Noblesville, IN
Led engineering liaison for the introduction of heavy vehicle air brake fittings and obtained and implemented sales to the largest truck manufacturer in the world, Freightliner.
This was accomplished by implementing value stream optimization across all departments in three countries to provide just in time delivery of quality product to the customer.
Additional responsibilities included, leading the air preparation product engineering group which provided technical support and developed custom product.
Led international program management of air brake components for heavy vehicle industry Point of contact for risk management evaluation by customer, insurance, and industry group Led effort and established product performance standard through industry organizations Society of Automotive Engineering - Department of Transportation - International Standard Organization Led Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) for product used in several industries Team member on implementation of Product Data Management (PDM) software.
Engineered Sintered ComponentsJanuary 1994 to January 1996Senior Manufacturing Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor / Production Manager Troutman, NC
Implemented process and operational improvements across the manufacturing operation of a sinter metal company.
Implemented Total Preventative Maintenance to all departments and structured the maintenance department for proactive factory wellness.
Coordinated with production scheduling to optimize maintenance planning and empowered personnel to complete required task.
Supervisor responsibility includes Production Manager of a machining cell and Maintenance Supervisor for the whole factory, both over a 3 shift operation.
Selected Accomplishments: Increased machining department output 32% and reduced expenses 44% within 10 months Achieved 134% improvement in process time on Okuma lathe operation through tooling, material handling, and programming Improved process water system which increased capacity 50% and reduced investment cost 43% Reduced machine downtime 49% by establishing a preventive maintenance program Managed budget for KAIZEN projects including, General Motors PICOS and process development.
Experienced Program Manager having led an international cross-functional team to obtain $6 million annual sales to world largest truck manufacturer. Directed engineers in research and development, manufacturing, and design of various products using various materials. Experienced working with regulatory agencies and legal counsel to confirm compliance.
Built a successful team of 11 engineering staff members to provide technical support and custom products for diverse pneumatic applications. Built a research and development team of 5 engineering professionals to develop unique engine performance improvements. Talented problem solver with 6 US patents and 3 patent applications.
Data Management, Grants, lathe, machining, Risk Management, Sales, scheduling, structured, technical support