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Manufacturing Manager

Location:
Stafford, New York, 14143, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2011

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Kenneth A. White

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**** *. ******* ** *** Rd. Stafford, New York 14143 Home: (585) ***-****

abhq2d@r.postjobfree.com

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Successful manager with over 15 years of expertise in

Manufacturing Operations, Team Development,

Synchronous Flow Manufacturing, Project Management,

Quality Systems

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

*Lean Manufacturing Certification *Quality Management

*Demand Flow Technology

*KOS Leadership *JIT Concepts *Theory

of Constraints

*Six Sigma Skills *Production Management

*Synchronous Flow Manufacturing

*Value Stream Mapping *Best Practices

*Organization Development

*Project Management *Total Productive Maintenance

*5's Kaizen Leadership

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Business and Operations

. Developed operating plans to increase throughput, using Theory of

Constraints and Lean Manufacturing.

. Leader of "Best Practices" organization in semi-conductor fabrication

operation.

. Managed Packaging Engineering Department, to enhance production flow

and improve quality.

. Applied Lean Manufacturing principles to several areas of

manufacturing operations.

. Defined stocking strategies and inventory control methods for Digital

Cameras and Scanners Department.

. Implemented Lean Manufacturing/Demand Flow while building to daily

customer demand.

. Motivate, train, and mentor individuals, providing necessary tools to

meet or exceed company expectations.

Lean Manufacturing/Learning Organization

. Possess experience in Lean Manufacturing, implementation, execution,

and project planning.

. Monitor and mentor supervision, team leaders to reflect commitments

for production volumes, understanding resource allocation and

reflection of "can do attitude".

. Utilized core team to implement a "Learning Organization" throughout

manufacturing operations.

. Streamline work process to decrease cycle time and increase

productivity using Lean Manufacturing principles.

. Motivate, train, and mentor individuals, providing necessary tools to

meet or exceed quality expectations.

. Implemented Zero Quality Control program and established "Quality

Knack Points" in semi-conductor packaging operations.

Training/Development

. Developed training modules for operations in Lean Manufacturing,

Quality, and "Learning Organization".

. Created and executed overall training program for 170 personnel in

manufacturing operations.

. Mentored Black Belt for improvement project in regards to queue time

and SPC improvements.

. Implemented a self teach training facility with 24 hour access.

. Mentored team members, engineers in best practices, quality

procedures, and ISO principals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New

York

Project Management Image Sensor Solutions 2003 -

2009

. Lean Manufacturing/Kaizen Project Team Leader

. Business unit representative for Health, Safety, Environmental Program

. Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New

York

Manager of Test and Packaging Image Sensor Solutions

2000 - 2003

. Implemented Lean Manufacturing/Demand Flow in packaging department,

resulting in 35% increase in output.

. Leading an effort to implement a "Learning Organization" in the Semi-

conductor Test and Packaging Department.

. After 33% reduction in staff was able to still make significant

improvements; drove cycle time from 5.0 days to 2.7 days, improved

quality from 74% to 88%, improved semi-conductor packaging cycle time

from 7.6 to 5.5 days, improved quality rate to 94% using TQM

principles.

. Mentored group leaders and operators to reflect commitments for

production volumes, understanding resource allocation, and reflection of

"can do attitude".

. Developed training modules for operation in Lean Manufacturing, Quality,

"Learning Organization" and directed training development for core

groups in these areas.

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New York

Test and Packaging Superintendent Image Sensor Solutions

1999 - 2000

. Developed operating plans to increase throughput-using Theory of

Constraints and Lean Manufacturing Principles, resulting in a 45%

increase in output in test operations.

. Implemented Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen techniques for cycle time

reductions in test operations in semi-conductor facility, resulting in

a cycle time reduction from 10.4 days to 3.3 days per. Performed capacity

analysis and machine cycle time studies for test/packaging operations

in semi-conductor fabrication plant, resulting in 35% increase in

capacity and a 30% reduction in cycle time.

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New

York

Industrial Engineer/Supervisor Microelectronics Technology

Division 1998 - 1999

. Conducted gap analysis of current needs versus human resources, resulting

in the coordination of hiring, indoctrinating, and training of fifteen

new personnel members.

. Assisted the department supervisory team in the introduction of Lean

Manufacturing and Demand Flow Technology, resulting in improved

cycle time, and an increase in wafer survival rate from 66.2% to 77.9% by

year-end.

. Implemented manufacturing process improvements that increased on time

delivery performance from 78.8% in 1997 to 95% by the fourth

quarter of 1998.

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New

York

Manufacturing/Best Practices Microelectronics Technology Division

1997 - 1998

. Assisted in the development of operational budget and operating plans for

a fifty five million dollar semi-conductor facility.

. Designed and developed an operator certification process training program

for 125 personnel in semi-conductor facility.

. Coordinated work center modules in Visual/Mistake Proofing concepts while

training six supervisors and ten technicians.

. Established cross-functional work teams across engineering and

manufacturing.

. Leader of best practices organization in semi-conductor fabrication

operation.

Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New

York

Manufacturing /Process Engineer Digital Systems &Scanners

1996 - 1997

. Co-leader on tiger team for flow modeling resulting in $346K

reduction in finished goods inventory.

. Defined stocking strategies and inventory control methods for Digital

Systems and Scanners.

. Trained six production supervisors and twenty-two personnel in Demand

Flow Technology.

. Implemented Demand Flow Technology while building to daily customer

demand, resulting in a $489K reduction in finished goods

inventory.

. Worked with suppliers to ensure efficient and direct delivery to

floor, resulting in 400K savings and 30% increase in reliability.

EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

November 28, 1998

Major: Management Development I, II, III (GPA 4.0)

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Certified in Lean Manufacturing

September 23, 2003

Principles and Practices of Lean Manufacturing

Lean Operations Management

Organizational Learning for Lean Manufacturing

Management For a Lean System

Leadership For the Lean Enterprise

John Costanza School, San Jose, California Certified in Demand Flow

Technology

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio,

Keywords: Operations Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, Process

Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Supervision, Quality Practices, Best

Practices, Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, KOS

Principles, Organizational Development, and TQM.



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