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Industrial Engineer Lean Manufacturing

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
February 26, 2018

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817.***.**** k d l e v e l 7 2 @ g m a i l . c o m 7405 Columbia Drive Arlington, TX 76016



Innovative Senior Industrial Engineer with strong background in AutoCAD, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement. Extensive experience in process analysis, time study, and improving and re- designing processes using Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques. Customer oriented, organized, self-starter, proactive, team player, strong work ethic, solution provider and result-driven individual, who demonstrates ability in managing multiple projects and deadlines. CORE COMPETENCIES

AutoCAD (Version 2016) Microsoft Excel MS PowerPoint MS Word MS Project Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) Lean Manufacturing Just in Time (Kanban) Error Proofing (poka-yoke) 5S DMAIC Value Stream Mapping TAKT time PFMEA TPM CAREER OVERVIEW

Project Engineer (May/16 - Jan/18)


Determined needs and drafted required AutoCAD drawings to install tooling for new model year resulting in a smooth start of production.

Analyzed data and developed layout transforming area in the plant into a build area for Heavy Duty Suburban frames, including parts, tooling and Automated Guided Carts for conveyance.

Created site planning layouts for new construction project. Determined area relocations and requirements to clear area for the next generation full size truck body shop. Created and managed project time line and activities list.

Proposed and developed layout for new Waste Management and Chemical Storage building providing a world class facility. Ensured new facility conformed to ISO14001 standard and governmental regulations. Presented operations plan to internal customer.

Coordinated plans and requirements enabling a successful relocation of the displaced functions. Drafted required drawings to move these functions into the new location. This included defining new out buildings, material storage areas and office space layout.

Performed field checks and updated the plant master layout to include recently implemented changes to provide a base point for planning the changes for the next generation product.

Constructed the future plant layout using files from various resources and documented required changes to current functions to be preserved within general assembly.

Drafted installation drawings for new specialized equipment on the engine line in the General Assembly department. Performed troubleshooting during installation process. 2 P a g e

Plant Layout Engineer (Apr/10 - May/10)


Updated AutoCAD material storage and operation layout files resulting in a reliable planning tool for operation setup and product flow planning.

Performed all floor checks and field measurements relevant to updating plant layout files to ensure accuracy.

Created plan for rearrangement of 16,000 sq. ft. material storage area which addressed the existing concerns.

Successfully supervised rearrangement of the material storage area. Senior Industrial Engineer (Aug/72 - Sep/09)


Managed, updated and maintained AutoCAD plant layout files (building walls, aisles, communication systems, conveyors and other fixed location equipment) resulting in a reliable planning tool for operation setup and product flow planning.

Worked with operations management to develop work process and standard operations procedures in the General Assembly department. Developed and maintained a plan for every part in the area.

Determined needs and drafted required AutoCAD drawings from special work order requests from the Safety and Quality departments enhancing product quality and employee safety improvements.

Identified and supported changes for new models using Lean Manufacturing techniques and human work factors including operation layout, work content and methods analysis.

Performed problem solving/root cause analysis on issues throughout the General Assembly department improving efficiency, flexibility and capacity.

Supported cross-functional strategic project, improving planned and predictive maintenance schedules leading to the development Process Failure Modes and Analysis (PFMEA) documents and sustainable routes for skilled tradesmen, reducing downtime and aided in achieving plant certification in the next level of compliance.

Defined, refined and improved existing process for the Quality department improving efficiency and floor design and improving service level. Created process documentation. Resulting cost savings project provided an on-going annual cost savings of $700,000.

Implemented Lean Manufacturing principles including Engineered Labor Standards, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Cycle Breakdowns and Process Flow Diagrams in the General Assembly department, applying sound safety and ergonomic practices.

Calculated required manpower and equipment needs. Proposed work cell/assembly area and general space requirements and workflow for General Assembly. Proposed and developed layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

Set-up line side delivery of material for production in the General Assembly department. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Kettering University, Flint, Michigan

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