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Continuous Improvement Supply Chain

Chino Hills, California, 91709, United States
August 28, 2017

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Sugiri Halim

Chino Hills, CA ***** 562-***-****


Entrepreneurial, goal-driven operations leader experienced in Lean Six Sigma, process improvement, and development of effective management tools in both front and back ends of the business, such as sales/business development, marketing, manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain. Creative, solid problem solving abilities with strong background in Industrial Engineering, Project & Program Management, and Finance with track records of delivering projects on time on target. Professional Experience


Project Manager & Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer, Feb 2016 - Present

• Responsible for planning and coordination of internal resources and contractors of $15MM Capital Expenditure project to ensure safety, cost, schedule, scope, quality execution.

• Lead, facilitate, and monitor process/continuous improvement initiatives in manufacturing facility with core focus in the processes and systems development.

• Promote, advocate, train, and implement Lean tools (5S, visual management), TPM, PDCA, and problem solving methods to drive improvement in overall efficiency and cost effectiveness.

• Ensure robust training system is in place to consistently achieve plant performance objectives as well as engraining continuous improvement mindset and culture. NIAGARA BOTTLING, LLC – ONTARIO, CA

Demand Planning / Forecast Analyst, Sep 2015 – Jan 2016

• Part of supply chain group, responsible for process development, continuous improvement, large data analysis, and software validation to build tactical (rolling 3 months) and strategic (next 12 months) demand forecast for the largest private label bottled water supplier in the U.S. serving more than 300 customers and over 50,000 SKU-location combinations. SOLARIS PAPER, INC – SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA

Sales Operations Manager, Aug 2013 – Sep 2015

• Private label product management from cost estimation, project scheduling, and coordination to ensure time-to-market deadline is on track and within budget.

• Led demand planning/sales forecasting from process development, trend analysis, statistical data-driven decision making, forecast accuracy reporting, and continuous improvement.

• Developed and improved value-added business processes to ensure effective and efficient utilization of sales force to gain market share and profitable volume.

• Liaison among the Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Distribution, Business Intelligence, and Finance teams.


Senior Analyst - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operational Excellence, Jun 2010 – Aug 2013

• Led a team of Analysts supporting continuous improvement initiatives in the manufacturing systems and supply chain operations for two business units in the U.S. to drive efficiency and cost effectiveness through large data-driven analysis and implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodology and best practices while maintaining on-time delivery at the highest quality workmanship and safety.

• Assessed “is” situation, created value stream map, proposed “future” map. Through the implementation of line balancing and training, improved line operating efficiency by 20.7%. Page 2 of 2

• Identified $40,000/month (7%) labor cost savings opportunity by shifts modification while still maintaining 100% fill rate. Opportunity proposed and implemented, cost savings realized.

• Developed and ensure implementation of Nonconforming SOP to handle quality defective material/product from internal, supplier, and customer rejection from identification to disposition.

• Worked with Senior Leaders in Manufacturing & Supply Chain to structure performance metric goals (Key Performance Indicators), coordinated action items with cross functional leaders, and provided clear & immediate feedback to ensure productive resources and timely projects completion within budget.

• Developed reporting & tracking tools for Senior Leaders to measure actual achievement vs. target. VESCIO THREADING CO – SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA

Engineer, Jul 2009 - Mar 2010

• Scheduled production to ensure on time delivery, analyzed & monitored key performance metrics. Improved production flow with the implementation of scheduling boards as visual management tools.

• Process Owner of Visual Workplace Management: Developed, implemented the process, and trained employees on 5S (Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, Sustain).

• Oversaw the activity and trained personnel on Material Review Board (MRB) and root cause analysis. Maintained quality control documentation (VMRR, deviation, corrective/preventive action) per ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 for internal, customer, and supplier discrepancy.

• Created 2D/3D parts CAD drawings to implement manufacturing process plan into production from conception to completion.


Graduate Teaching Assistant, Jan 2008 - May 2009

• Trained 42 Engineering undergraduate students per semester in FeatureCAM software package, 2D and 3D CAD/CAM modeling from parts design, tool and material selection, precision manufacturing process, NC code generation, CNC machining, and safety procedure per OSHA standard. NOV GRANT PRIDECO – NAVASOTA, TX

Manufacturing Engineer, Jan – Dec 2007

• Designed and fabricated a waste removal equipment to save $20,000 annual cleaning cost.

• Teamed with project engineers and contractors in the execution of welding line modifications (quality improvement) project; post weld heat treat relocation downstream of the lathes; completed project in 14 days as planned.

• Created facility layout using AutoCAD for a new machining center to reduce material handling by 50%.

• Performed time study and work flow analysis; identified bottleneck stations using Value Stream Mapping.



Master of Engineering (MEng) in Industrial Engineering, May 2009 Bachelor of Science (BS) in Industrial Engineering, Dec 2006 Professional Development & Training

Certified Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T), No. 39386, Texas Board of Professional Engineers Completed Lean and Leadership training: Strategic Planning, Managing Process Improvement, Management Planning, Master Trainer, Standard Work, Advanced Planning - Supplier Excellence Alliance Trained in Production Part Approval Process (PPAP); Problem solving tools (5 Whys, 8D, DMAIC, Fish Bones) Fundamentals of Effective Project Management - Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center

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