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Lean Manufacturing Quality

Westland, MI
March 06, 2018

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Kenneth Charles Lutz

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Westland, Michigan 48185



To work with a Pro-Active Management Team that will use my proven leadership abilities, knowledge and experience, that will result in maximum Company and Personal Growth.


Excellent Team building skills

Excellent written, verbal and oral communication skills

Excellent computer skills(Word, Excel, Outlook)

5S and Lean manufacturing methodology

Excellent Leadership skills and abilities

Many years of experience in all areas of manufacturing

100% Dedicated and will do whatever it takes to get the job done

Excellent blueprint interpretation

Broad knowledge of ISO/TS/QS


Shiloh Industries Tier 1 Automotive Supplier of Laser Welded Blanks

01/2010 – 10/2017 Production Supervisor

Supervise and manage entire shop floor, to ensure that all Safety rules, Quality standards, and required OEE’s were being met and obtained.

Communicate with outgoing Supervisor and conduct daily walk prior to start of shift

Conduct beginning of shift meeting with all employees

Perform Layered Process Audits, ensuring that 5S, Lean Manufacturing, and Quality standards were being met and followed

Monitor and reduce scrap and un-necessary downtime

Coach and counsel employees that do not follow Safety rules and policies, or do not meet necessary production requirements

Track and monitor all employees time(KRONOS) vacation and scheduled and non-scheduled time off

Perform Employee performance reviews

Noble Metal Mfg. Tier 1 Automotive supplier of Laser Welded Blanks

01/2004 – 07/2009 Production Supervisor

Supervise and Manage Unionized workforce to ensure that all Safety rules and regulations, Quality standards and On time delivery requirements were being followed and met

Monitor and assist in reducing scrap and un-necessary downtime

Insure that 5S requirements and Lean Manufacturing principles were being followed

Promote Continuous Improvement

Conduct Employee Performance Reviews

Coach and Counsel employees when necessary, while following the company’s disciplinary procedure

Establish and adjust manpower and work schedules to meet customer needs

Moeller Mfg. Supplier and Manufacture of precision turbine jet engine

10/1997 – 11/2003 components to the Military and Commercial airlines

Production Supervisor

Supervisor and Manage a Unionized workforce

Maintain and enforce a Safe and Clean work environment at all times

Establish and adjust work procedures to meet production schedules and customer requirements

Improve efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production restraints

Diligently maintained Safety and Quality standards

Responsible for conducting yearly performance reviews

Cross train and develop employees to obtain maximum performance


1984 High School Diploma

1985 Mount Vernon College/University – Teaching / Physical Education

1987 Certificate of Completion in “Statistical Process Control”

1991 Certificate of Completion in “Shop Floor Control”

1999 Certificate of Completion in “Internal Quality Auditing”

2003 Certificate of Completion in “Organizational Communication”

2004 Certificate of Completion in “Principles and Practices of Supervision II”

2014 Certificate of training for “STOP” for Supervision. Safety Training Observation Program designed by DUPONT

2015 Certificate of Completion in "DOT HazMat General & Security Awareness”

2017 Certificate of Completion in Bloodborne Pathogens/Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

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