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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Dynamic and results-focused professional with strong knowledge and background in Warehouse Operations particularly Industrial Engineering, Inventory Control & Quality, Staff Supervision, Scheduling and Delegating tasks to employees. Highly analytical with sound decision-making abilities, able to develop strategic approaches and creative solutions to cost effectively transport products. Champion manufacturing philosophy based on housekeeping (5s Theory) takt time reduction through “pulling instead pushing”, lot size decreases for required setup times (Kaizen), and single piece flow implementation (thinking lean). Offers strong interpersonal skills combined with demonstrated strengths in development, administration and facilitation. Interact well with staff members; resolve problematic situations in a diplomatic manner.
Relevant Experience & Accomplishment

Continuous Improvement Leadership

  • Achieved results consistently during Lean Six Sigma implementations
  • Managed activities for Lean Coordinators, engineers, production managers and quality personnel during Lean Production System daily and weekly SQDEC roll-up meetings
  • Facilitated Visual Factory development and deployment at various manufacturing locations
  • Driver of Standard Work, making problems visible, kaizen improvements Program Management
  • Facilitated Six Sigma projects and managed Black and Green belts to achieve millions in cost savings and revenue
  • Develops project management repositories and reporting systems for easier management of multiple projects and resource utilization
  • Train large corporations in Lean, Six Sigma, & Minitab


  • Directed project management activities for more than 100 employees
  • Develop and manage performance management objective
  • Trained, supervised and evaluated staff, coached improvement skills
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Develop
  • Strategic Planning
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Practices Turnaround
  • SAP- literate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Materials Management
  • Logistics
  • Safety Standard / ComplianceFacilities
  • Operation Revamping
  • Workflow Planning
  • ISO-literate
  • Project Cycle
  • Management
  • Operation Improvements
  • GMP Guidelines and Procedures Process Simplification
  • Design Cost control Strategies
  • Procurement
  • E-Commerce
  • Market Research and analysis
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Analytical and Data Mining 
  • 5 years’ experience as professional manager
  • Holistic approach to Continual Improvement and Lean Six Sigma activities
  • Integration of all employees into the culture of continual improvement Responsible for creation and rebirth of Lean Six Sigma initiatives in a variety of industries
  • Execution of policy deployment and translation of objectives to all levels of workforce
  • Organized, highly motivated problem solve
  • Future-minded strategic planning
  • Mentor and leader for management and production associates
  • Able to win respect of factory floor associates, technical staff, and executives alike
  • Negotiation experience during program execution with contractors and vendors
Work History
Current to Current
Bickford Senior Living , ,

2016 to Current
Senior Industrial Engineer Xpo Logistics North Haven, CT,

Trained and supervised lower-level Industrial Engineers Utilized managerial training and skills to develop Industrial Engineering proficiency of Associate IE's and IE 1's Supported completion of objectives and career development of new IE's Work Measurement and Labor Standards Highly proficient in various work measurement techniques, including work sampling, non-repetitive, and repetitive time study Engineered labor standards for accuracy, maximized job loads, efficient line balancing, and improved labor cost Implemented labor standards and new methods for productivity improvement Skilled in work measurement tools, such as handhelds and Workstudy+ software Standard Labor Cost Supervised the construction, implementation, and maintenance of standard labor cost departments Made accurate and meaningful cost comparisons, projections, and analyses of products Ergonomics and Workplace Design Implemented preventative measures into the workplace design to minimize the potential for ergonomic/safety problems Managed several ergonomic improvement projects Cost Improvement and Innovativeness Constructed and implemented labor standards, new methods, plant layouts, new equipment installations, equipment capacity analysis, ergonomic improvements, productivity improvement, and standard labor cost construction Used high degree of product knowledge and problem solving skills to provide direction to improve efficiency and production capability to maximize profitability DMAIC Trained Led successful DMAIC project to increase warehouse utilization.

  • Saved 8% on supply costs by working closely with suppliers to ensure that all components met department quality standards.
  • Reduced amount of scrap product waste, saving 70,000 pounds of material per year, lowering shipping costs by $40,000 annually.

  • Managed a cross-functional reliability team that reduced product failures at customer sites by 18%.
  • Planned infrastructure routes accounting for company policies, space availability and equipment constraints.

2014 to 2016
Regional Quality Control and Training Manager Honeywell Birmingham, AL,
  • Overseen the plant's quality, safety, health, training, and environmental processes to ensure the highest level of excellence through monitoring compliance with corporate policies and initiatives, and, federal and state regulatory agencies.
  • Develop and lead Lean Six Sigma DMAIC performance improvement projects to increase customer satisfaction, productivity, and cost efficiencies.
  • Mentor newly hired quality and safety manager for positions within the four mid-south facilities.
  • Safety and Environmental: Develop safe work procedures, review OSHA and corporate mandated safety topics, and maintain current OSHA documents for training.
  • Responsible for developing, auditing and implementing the plant's safety program and procedures and health plan.
  • Work with the plant managers in collecting and maintaining state, federal, and corporate reports.
  • Review and document all mandated training for plant employees.
  • Ensure product guarantees for raw materials utilized in production are current.
  • Perform annual safety data sheets (SDS) audit of in-house chemical products.
  • Responsible for accident/incident investigations and reporting findings, creating action items, verification, and initiating worker's compensation claims.
  • Administer and maintain the plant safety management system.
  • Quality Assurance: Maintain production and uptime documentation, and tracking daily waste.
  • Create quality assurance and root cause & corrective action reports.
  • Query and sort the quality issue system report data, and the top five downtime and limited speed causes for presentation.
  • Create supplier quality incident reports for non-conformance issues occurring during the manufacturing process.
  • Auditing: Prepared and facilitated a three-day Safety Management System Audit in 2015, scoring 92%.
  • Audit the plant's process check database to verify that finished paper products are within acceptable tolerances.
  • Perform monthly inventory of raw materials in warehouse.

2013 to 2014
Sr. Launch Engineer Amazon.Com, Inc. Indianapolis, IN,
  • Managed a 70 acre site with 7 buildings comprising 500,000 sq. ft of Cooking manufacturing, warehousing facilities, chemical/microbiology labs, and office facilities. Accountable for maintenance, utilities, custodial care, waste removal, government compliance, and site development.
  • Developed and introduced a 5-year maintenance and facility operating plan.
  • Transitioned company from TriMax to Maximo Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Oversaw staff of 4 direct reports and 61 indirect reports.
  • Planned and administered a $14 million annual operating budget and $10 million capital budget.
  • Reported to Vice President and General Manager.
  • Responsible for the management of all Manufacturing and Business Operations to include Production Operations, Production Control, Materials Management, Quality and Business Manufacturing Engineering, Personnel, Finance, Sales and Marketing planning and execution.
  • Operations Startup.
  • This integrated business included the management of 350 employees, Production Operations, Production Control, Materials, Quality, Human Resources, Technology Migration, Engineering and Finance.
  • Developed and implemented a comprehensive three year International Business Plan, integrating customer demand and business capability projection.
  • Key elements of this plan included customer saton, manufacturing flexibility, technology migration, quality improvement and cost.
  • Implement Quality information Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma improvement process in the Manufacturing operations.

Operational improvement in the areas of:

  • Technology yield improvement by 42%, Defects per unit reduction by 30%.
  • Output increase by 43% and Product lead time reduction.

04/2010 to 10/2013
Senior Operations Manager Aluma-Form Inc City, STATE,
  • Led operations for company that specialize in innovative, custom-engineered overhead utility and communications solutions, that offered industry-leading fiberglass, aluminum, and apitong wood products for the electric utility and communications industries, with $15M in annual sales and 250 employees.
  • Directed production, maintenance, shipping, engineering, capital planning and implementation, and environmental compliance.
  • Primary equipment included Platforms, Arm & Braces,.
  • Increased product yield from 75% to a sustained 88%.
  • Through process and productivity improvements obtained a 10% headcount reduction with a bottom line positive result of 1.2M by the closing of 2002 calendar year as compared to forecast.
  • Business Operational Budget Responsibility of 12M.

07/2008 to 05/2010
QCIT & Development Manager Aluma-Form Inc City, STATE,
  • Provided proactive safety support to internal and external customers for office and testing lab facilities.
  • Monitored and prevented potential workplace safety hazards through routine inspections and training; accurate and up-to-date documentation of policies, procedures, and data; and investigations into accidents, injuries, and unsafe conditions.
  • Interfaced with facilities management and made recommendations on safety related issues.
  • Reduced the number of documented injuries among 700 employees by 60% (from 10 to 4) within one year.
  • Developed, maintained, updated, and enforced policies and procedures including the following: Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Emergency Action Plan, blood borne pathogen procedures, personal protective equipment procedures, and Safety Contingency Plans.
  • Revised policies and procedures to minimize potential hazards.
  • Initiated and conducted employee interviews for biannual audits of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) protocols, policies, and programs.
08/2007 to 07/2008
Production/Shipping/Transportation Supervisor Aluma-Form Inc City, STATE,
  • Assume full responsibility in supervising production and shipping development, control maintenance, and documentation analysis to ensure departmental compliance while increasing revenue and minimizing cost.
  • Provide direct supervision to a workforce of 28 hourly employees, accountable for the shipping and receiving products both domestic and international.
  • Work with the United States Department of Transportation, North America Free Trade Association on x-port shipments and ensure shipping information and all documentations are accurate.
  • Adhered to customer specifications by managing the palletizing of pre-priced products marked and labeled for individual customers, and by verifying tie and high of each pallet in accordance to customer's specifications.
Expected in
Bachelors of Business Administration:
Drake University - Des Moines, IA
Expected in
Master of Science: Industrial Engineering
Mississippi State University - Starkville, Mississippi
Industrial Engineering

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  • Mississippi State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Senior Industrial Engineer
  • Regional Quality Control and Training Manager
  • Sr. Launch Engineer
  • Senior Operations Manager
  • QCIT & Development Manager
  • Production/Shipping/Transportation Supervisor
  • Bachelors of Business Administration
  • Master of Science