Value Stream Manager resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Versatile Operations Professional offering expertise in productivity enhancement, cost reduction, problem solving, critical thinking, budgeting and forecasting. Exceptional leader who operates efficiently and creatively in fast-paced environments. Uniquely able to individually contribute and manage diverse teams, with complex challenges while effectively engaging at all levels of the organization. Targeting strategic roles with a emphasis on continuous improvement in supply chain or production. Certified as a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt with 9 years of demonstrated positive contributions.

  • ERP (SAP) Execution
  • Lean Tool Implementation
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Process Mapping
  • Operations Excellence
  • Training & Coaching
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Engineering
Work History
Value Stream Manager, 07/2017 to Current
Generac Power System, IncJanesville, WI,
  • Accountable for developing and managing all strategic initiatives that either improved customer experience or reduced costs
  • Responsible for setting and outperforming Value Stream’s yearly goals
  • Trained team to establish and utilize targeted KPIs for each segment managed under that Value Stream, to effectively identify and manage performance in their dedicated areas.
  • Introduced and Implemented “Semi Finished Goods” into business for high moving make Parts which reduced lead time
  • Improved the Shipping and handling profit center by 300K, taking it from loss of 90K in F’17 to a gain of 210K
  • Introduced and Implemented new stream of Revenue for business by on-boarding, allocating space and servicing 2 of sister companies within organization acting as their 3PL which nets 200K Y/Y
  • Helped Business achieve performance bests in OTD-96% , Lead Time of .8 days on finished goods
  • Delivered cost reduction of 200K in Inventory Scraping
  • Implemented a shipping methodology that resulted in 145K cost reduction
  • Decreased consumable cost by 18% resulting in savings of 54K annually through Supplier negotiations
  • Improved Plant wide cycle count accuracy from 75% to 92%
  • Improved Productivity by 30% reducing hourly headcount from 35 to 25
  • Managed development and proposal of business cases that properly identified risk vs return on Capital Expenditures resulting two successful projects
Management Consultant, 02/2015 to 05/2017
Gap InternationalSpringfield, PA,

AEROSPACE PRODUCTION (Company Size: 5,000+ Employees) – 10 MONTHS

  • Managed six Consultants who led 22 mid- senior level managers + Supervisors on cost reduction and productivity project that achieved 11% productivity increase
  • Proposed and implemented system and Visual Factory elements reducing idle/unearned time and improving Earned Hours by 150 weekly
  • Helped incorporate 5S, Point of use tooling 15 work cells
  • Designed and Implemented Demand & Capacity tool which improved labor utilization
  • Helped Facilitate event aimed at reducing “Tag” (Defect) identification, escalation, and resolution that led to the creation and adoption of targeted Workflow tool with control limits to minimize delays


  • Designed and Implemented new pull system reducing down time across 40+ areas
  • Introduced cross functional team to the concept and helped Implement Single-Minute Exchange of Dies change over reducing change over time from 23 min to 9 min
  • Increased throughput project that achieved 8% throughput increase and 5% productivity increase resulting in $213,000 savings
  • Increased throughput project that achieved 8% throughput increase and 5% productivity increase resulting in $213,000 savings

AUTO TRANSPORT LOGISTICS (Company Size: 7,000+ Employees)-8 MONTHS

  • Designed and Implemented Route and Truck optimization tool resulting in 500,000 saved miles
  • Reduced Out of Route miles by 12% per trip through route optimization
  • Designed and Implemented 5 person Supplemental (Rental/Used) transport team dedicated to finding back haul filler loads resulting in $665K in new business
  • Generated $1 Million in savings through .3 Load Factor increase per load and ½ million saved travel miles
  • 2016 Rookie consultant of the year
Operations Manager (Promoted 2013), 09/2011 to 02/2015
Byrne DairyCity, STATE,
  • Managed and trained 40 operators and 3 Supervisors
  • Utilized Machine Up time, Speed, and yield assumptions to determine output goals for each shift
  • Designed and Implemented new process for production, packaging, and processing reducing wait times
  • Implemented 5S program across multiple cells throughout plant
  • Developed and implemented business’s 1st career map and progression path with HR
  • Developed and analyzed downtime coding logic and tracking tools to determine causes of major waste
  • Chaired 15 person Safety Committee, Achieved Zero safety incidents in 13 months through improved employee engagement
Bachelor of Business Administration: Management Operations, Expected in
SUNY College At Oswego - Oswego, NY

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School Attended

  • SUNY College At Oswego

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  • Value Stream Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Manager (Promoted 2013)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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