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Supply Chain Lean Manufacturing

Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 15, 2018

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University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Michigan 09/2016--Present

M.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering GPA: 3.662 Area of focus: Lean Manufacturing/ DFSS/ Quality Control/Supply Chain Pennsylvania State University 08/2012--05/2016

B.S. in Supply Chain and Information System Dean’s List: 7/8 Semesters GPA: 3.72 B.S. in Economics

Work Experience

Intern, Supply Chain Department in Deutz Engine Co., LTD, Dalian, China 06/2015--08/2015

• Trained on material handling processes to reduce shipping time.

• Applied Newsvendor model to address queueing and variable demand problems.

• Planned Kaizen event on eliminating unnecessary transportation for the raw materials. Intern, Logistics Liner Department in COSCO Co., LTD, Dalian, China 06/2014--08/2014

• Managed shipment schedules to maximize productivity and cut cost.

• Communicated with warehouses and customers regarding outgoing orders and assigned shipments to carriers through SAP.

• Prepared documents for shipment and maintained accurate stock records and schedules. Projects

MFG 599, Design for Six Sigma, University of Michigan 01/2017 05/2017 This Project used Minitab and different DFSS methodologies to increase customer satisfaction rate by improve the product functionality.

• Built VOC-CTS and QFD Matrix from Satisfaction Survey to demonstrate the potential improvements.

• Analysed the best alternative design concepts in Pugh Matrix and built final Hybrid Design Concept. IOE 425, Lean Manufacturing and Service Strategies, University of Michigan 10/2016--01/2017 This project used Visual Stream Maps to help students develop lean thinking mindset and understand lean manufacturing.

• Determined the Eight Wastes among the process and built up the Current and Future State Map to eliminate the wastes.

• Established a 5S methodology in Action Plan to reduce the variability and transportation waste by 40% and the total lead time by 64%.

IOE 425, Lean Manufacturing and Service Strategies, University of Michigan 10/2016--01/2017 This project used different strategies to help the company develop a kaizen plan for the future.

• Established the A3 Plan, SIPOC, CTQ tree, Cause and Effect Diagram to eliminate the problem.

• Provided recommendations and a follow-up plans for the company to continue future improvement under $20,000 budget.

• Held a Kaizen Event with the staff and leadership to continue future improvement. CAPSIM Business Simulation, Pennsylvania State University 08/2015--12/2015 The project simulates a real business situation where business owners have to make decisions within five modules including R&D, production, marketing, finance, and human resource to maximize the profits.

• Forecasted the future market share based on the projected increase in demand, competitors' marketing budget, pricing, production capacity, and automation level.

• Calculated the optimal production level given forecasted market share and unit labor cost.

• Purchased capacity and automation to decrease labor cost and increase profit margin. Littlefield Production Simulation, Pennsylvania State University 08/2014--12/2014 The project simulates a production plant with multiple SKUs where students have to conduct quantitative analysis to operate on optimal inventory/production level while minimizing fixed cost.

• Calculated bottleneck rate, EOQ, ROP, and optimal number of machines base on real-time operation data.

• Made buy/sell decisions based on observed changes in bottleneck rate and ROP. Additional Information

Skills: R, MS Office, Minitab, Promodel, Matlab, proficiency in English, native speaker of Mandarin. Certifications: IISE Six Sigma Green Belt.

Qianyi Zhang

1760 Broadway Street N332C, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105


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