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Engineer Project Management

Little Rock, Arkansas, 72205, United States
May 31, 2010

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Raj Sanne

**** **** ******* ***. ***, Little Rock AR 72205


An Industrial Engineer with over 12 years of progressive experience in

manufacturing and service organizations. Proven track record of

accomplishments in cost and flow time improvements. Excellent ability to

assimilate and apply new concepts to support business solutions and growth.

Strong background in:

. Lean Manufacturing

. Six Sigma & Kaizen

. Process Improvements

. Plant Layout & Line Balancing

. Costing & Incentive Plans

. Quality, & Project Management

. Training

. Ergonomics


Looking for an

interesting position where I can utilize my education and experience in

lean manufacturing, six sigma, cost reduction and process improvements.



Engineer (Contract) Feb-March 2010

QC reporting and documentation, Training


Manufacturing Engineer May 2008 -

Aug 2009

. Designed and implemented a point-of-use kitting system for

assembly processes

. Simulated and implemented a production flow system for aircraft


. Designed and implemented a new layout for shipping operations.

. Designed and implemented new layout and storage system for

upholstery shop

. Lead time reduction through root cause analysis of turn around

time in vendor processed parts by 70%

. Outsourcing of sound proofing insulation material kits

. Cost reduction through estimation of honeycomb panel sizes and

quantities for CNC routing and kitting

. Determination of box dimensions for kitting honeycomb panels

IC Corporation.

Conway AR

Manufacturing Engineer

May 2006 to Feb 2008

Involved in process improvements, layouts, project management. Achieved

. 40% savings in flow time through layout improvements, ergonomics,

material handling

. Implemented a new layout without any cost or time overrun

. Identified $100k tooling, fixtures and torque tools for new product


. Designed, planned and implemented an assembly process for a new


. Documented and established standards for various products Involved

in process improvements, layouts, project management etc

BOEING Aerospace Systems Support Center San Antonio TX

Industrial Engineer (contract) June-Aug 2005

. Involved in lean package implementation through process flow

charting, precedence diagrams, employee involvement, time

studies, production scheduling and monitoring

Gulfstream Aerospace

Brunswick GA Industrial

Engineer (contract) Jan-March 2005


o 50% reduction in cycle time

o 70% reduction in standard hours

o 30% reduced space

o 50% material savings

o $550K savings

through application of lean manufacturing principles, cellular layout,

value stream mapping, 5S, time standards, tooling, work instructions in

upholstery shop

Part time April -December 2004

Projects: Inventory reduction, reorganization and

data base design for storage and control maintenance tools

Mid South Engineering Hot

Springs AR

Industrial Engineer (contract)

Feb - March 2004


. 40% reduction in operational cost

. 60% reduction in handling cost of molten metal between furnace and

pressure die casting machines

. 30% reduction in number of fork lifts used in moving molten metal from

furnace to pressure die casting machines t

through plant layout reconfiguration and other improvements in a pressure

die casting foundry

Dassault Falcon Jet Corp Little Rock


Industrial Engineer Aug.

1999 to Sep. 2003


. 40% savings in cost

. 60% cycle time reduction

. 30% material savings

through process changes, lean manufacturing principles, line balancing,

work station design, six sigma, kaizen, root cause analysis, cost

benefit analysis, work instructions, time studies, process

documentation, plant layout, JIT, 5S, 8D etc in various areas.

Deluxe Corporation,

Dallas, TX Process Specialist

Oct. 1998 to April 1999

. Achieved cost reduction through employee training in SPC, scrap

recycling and other techniques. development and implementation of

metrics for Activity Based Costing System

Kendall Sherwood Davis and Geck, Commerce, TX

Industrial Engineer

Feb. 1998 to Aug. 1998

. Successfully generated cost savings through layout, ergonomic and

operational improvements, quality monitoring, kaizen events, 5S, GMP,


Taylor Machine Works,

Louisville, MS

Industrial Engineer

Nov. 1995 to Sept. 1997

. Successfully developed productivity monitoring and reporting system

for senior management, designed incentive plans, productivity and

capacity improvements


Bachelor of Science-Industrial Engineering IIIE, Bombay, India


Bachelor of Science -Math, Physics

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India (1972)


Lean Manufacturing


. Lean manufacturing, Value stream mapping, 5S

. Statistical process control. Multivariate testing

. Activity based costing

. CATIA, Solid Works

. ACCESS, MS project management

. Lean manufacturing, 5S and

. Diversity training.

Knowledge of manufacturing concepts such as KAIZEN, JIT, Kanban, visual

control, SAP, Quality tools-SPC. root cause analysis, PDCA, Pareto analysis

Member-American Institute of Industrial Engineers

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