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Manager Engineer

Clovis, California, United States
August 31, 2017

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Raymond Yee

Clovis, CA – 559-***-****


MBA Ohio State University, Columbus OH

BSEE Michigan Technological University, Houghton MI


PPG Industries 6/1989 to 2/2017

Plant Manager (Vitro Glass) - Fresno, CA - June 2007 to February 2017

Manage $70MM, 150 person float glass manufacturing operation. Responsible for Manufacturing, Distribution, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, HR and Finance.

Budget development and implementation.

LEAN Champion including 5S, DOI’s, Process Mapping, Visual Aids, Continuous Improvement

Lead and directed team during development of new products for the facility.

Coordinated major capital investment for rebuild of the facility.

Performance evaluations of direct staff and professional organizations.

Designed and Implemented Pay for Performance incentive for hourly workforce.

Key member of Negotiation team. Came to agreement on three 3-year contracts with USW that met all company objectives without labor disruption. Grievance resolution.

Responsible for all EHS aspects of the plant. Dramatic improvement in Safety Record. Reduced Workers Comp cost 95%.

Chief Technology Engineer Pittsburgh, PA - June 2005 to June 2007

Business Unit Expert for glass cutting, packing and warehousing technology

Coordinate multi-plant Engineering work teams

Coordinated and standardized all cutting and packing equipment purchases for all 6 North American float glass facilities

Managed 5 Year Capital Plan for Business Unit

Researched new technologies and their potential for our needs. Developed standard work practices.

Glass Products Manager Meadville, PA - June 2001 to June 2005

Managed packing, warehousing, and shipping functions of double line float glass facility.

Reduced labor by 20% through work flow improvements.

Quality Assurance Manager Crestline, OH - January 1999 to June 2001

Ran Quality Department for a Tier 1 Automotive Glass Fabrication facility.

Achieved QS-9000 certification for the facility.

Handled all customer complaints all automotive manufactures.

Sales Engineer/Program Manager Troy, MI - June 1995 to January 1999

Main point of contact for customer, GM Small Car Group and Saturn.

Led PDT (Product Development Team) for new vehicles.

Led effort from quotation all the way through production.

Responsible for launching entire glass package for Saturn L-Series program.

Credited with $1 Billion in sales.

Project Engineer Crestline, OH - June 1991 to June 1995

Installed and upgrade capital equipment for automotive fabricate glass facility.

Process Control Engineer Mt. Zion, IL - June 1989 to June 1991

Developed intelligent algorithms to optimize production based on fluctuating set of process requirements.

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