Versatile Operations and Facility management leader with over 25 years of medical device manufacturing and support experience. Assertive and enthusiastic, with extensive knowledge in process control, system design and implementation, facilities/utilities, equipment and tooling lifecycle management and unsurpassed work ethic.
IndySoft Tool InSite implementation: Project for Tooling lifecycle management - Managed project from conception to implementation
Implemented the first Business Continuity Management Program at Neuromodulation
Medtronic Green Belt certified in LeanSigma
Project Manager Rice Creek Revitalization
ESD Certified and ESDA member
Medtronic Star of Excellence
Manage diverse work groups that support multiple functional organizations within Neuromodulation. These work groups consist of Equipment Support, Tooling and Tool inspection, Receiving, Stores, Office-technical training, Sterilization - Microbiology and Facilities.
Optimizing organizational strategy, performance management, process development, process/system compliance, budgeting and cost center management, people development, EH&S, Continuous Improvement initiatives, equipment lifecycle, space planning, facility construction projects, CEA and lab oversight, receiving and storing of manufacturing components.
Managed all aspects of Neuromodulation production activities for our Twin City locations. Managed 185 Direct Labor and 15 Indirect employees in the manufacture of Neuromodulation Devices, Leads and Extensions, and Catheters.
Performed various manufacturing processes including LASER welding, soldering, device testing, TIG and RS welding. Assembly of IPG, drug pumps and associated feeder processes.
Completed major course work, finishing elective credits. Anticipated completion in April 2016.
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