David Shane Truesdale
Background: Certified - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Health, Safety and Environmental (H.S.E.) Professional. I enjoy working with people and using my diverse background in problem solving to make a positive impact wherever I am.
Education: Graduate Studies, Engineering Technologies and Research at Purdue University.
Bachelors of Science in Computer Science at Tennessee State University.
Skills: Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Value Stream Mapping, Green & Yellow Belt classroom instructor. Petroleum Education Council Certified Instructor: H2S Clear, Safe Gulf & Safe Land USA. Supplier/Customer KPIs, Kanban, Supplier development, Continuous Flow, Root Cause Analysis Methods. Computer Programming, Minitab, Spotfire, SharePoint and SAP.
Crescent Directional Drilling - Houston, TX (2017-Present)
Director of Safety and Lean Six Sigma
Set iterative, executable strategy for Health Safety and Environment goals. Led identification of top business risks for the company.PEC Certified Classroom Instructor (Safe Gulf, Safe Land USA & H2S Clear). Led PEER and HAZOP reviews.
Directed corporate optimization planning and identified of the company's Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Project Pipeline.
PEC Certified Classroom Instructor (Safe Gulf, Safe Land USA & H2S Clear). Management of PEER and HAZOP reviews.
Proven subject matter expert with the ability to build Lean Six Sigma improvement teams; teach in a classroom setting, mentor management level leaders, engineers and front line personnel in the Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
Kaizen, SMED, TPM, Continuous Flow and Six Lean Sigma Projects in a production environment. Consistently improve quality while optimizing production flow.
Preparing customer and suppler Key Process Indicators reviews along with root cause investigations using the following lean tools: 3 legged 5 whys, 8Ds, Taproot, Statistical Regression Analysis and Drilling Fluids Data Analysis.
Comprehensive experiences in Supply Chain Planning and Impact Analysis. Optimization of our Manufacturing Management Processes and People with emphasis in Safety, Quality, Continuous Improvement and On-Time Delivery.
SM Energy - Houston, TX (2013-2017)
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt/Engineer
Implementation of Greenfield state Lean Six Sigma throughout the company (Drilling, Completions, Production, New Land and Pipeline optimization).
Lead Internal and External Non Conformance and Root Cause Investigations using the 8D and Taproot methodologies. External and internal Quality Assurance/Quality Control Programs for Manufacturing Centers.
Delivering Annual cost savings goals via Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Project Pipelines(Kaizen, SMED, TPM, Continuous Flow and Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belt projects)
Designing and Presenting Lean and Six Sigma Role of the Sponsor, Yellow and Green Belt Classes.
Coaching and Mentoring of Key Process Indicators Supplier Reviews and Data Analytics.
Led management teams in Data Analytics reviews using Regression Analysis, Random Forest and Machine Learning (Spotfire). Minitab and Quality Companion coaching for comprehensive DMAIC, DMADV and SMED Continuous Improvement projects.
Halliburton - Houston, TX (2012-2013)
Performance Advancement Champion
Responsible for the Quality and Field Readiness of the Award Winning Preproduction of IDS and the Production of Geo Tap Technologies. IDS and Geo Tap are Drilling Sensors that deliver Real-Time Reservoir Characterization to Eliminate the Time and Cost of Wireline Sampling in the field.
Lead all Internal and External Non Conformance and Root Cause Investigations using the 8D and Taproot Methodologies. Executed Internal Quality Assurance/Quality Control Programs for Manufacturing Centers.
Owner of Sperry Drilling's Quality Stop Work Program. Empowers All Employees with the Ability to address Probable Quality Related issues on the spot.
Kraft Foods - Newberry, SC (2010-2012)
Continuous Improvement Engineering Lead
CI Team Lead - Directly Managing, and Mentoring of 3 CI Engineers/Six Sigma Black Belts, 2 CI Coordinators (Project Replication Experts) and 2 Lean Experts.
Project pipeline - Delivered ~$7MM Annually in Plant Productivity Savings.
Lean Six Sigma Deployments - Training and Mentoring to Evis and Boning Departments. (Mentored: all Six Sigma Green Belts and all Black Belt)
USDA Involvement – Lead Work to Reduce Waste with our USDA Lead Inspector, Clemson University Subject Matter Experts and Plant Manager.
Boning/Evis Value Stream CI Leader - Structured weekly meetings with the departments to review all Key Process Indicators (KPIs) with salaried employees.
Rolls-Royce North America - Indianapolis, IN (2008-2010)
Supply Chain Process Management Leader (Six Sigma Black Belt)
Identified Key Process Indicators that drove Operational Performance. Determined and Implemented Best in Class Measurement and Visually Management Systems for North American Metrics.
Mentored other belts to insure the Six Sigma Framework was correctly disseminated throughout Rolls-Royce North America. Helped to train other Six Sigma professionals in a classroom setting.
Developed Key Suppliers on site by using Lean Six Sigma and Quality tools.
Rolls-Royce Corporation - Indianapolis, IN (2004-2008)
Engineering Manager of IT Department
On Boarding and Off Boarding of All Rolls-Royce Engineering IT Department Personal.
Engineering IT Service Delivery via Outsourced Arrangement Including Network, Back Office, Desktop, Telecommunications and Associated Budgets.
Current/Legacy Infrastructure and Globally Integration Solutions.
Project Manager, Rolls-Royce Corporation’s Engineering System Upgrades.
Rolls-Royce Corporation - Indianapolis, IN (2000-2004)
Engineering Background at Rolls-Royce
T56 (C-130 Hercules Aircraft) Engine Team Wrote Software Programs to Calculate Pre-load on Production parts.
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F136 Engine Team Responsible for Keeping Hot and Cold (Thermal Growth) Parts from Overlapping during the Design Phase of the F136 Gas Turbine Engine (Rolls-Royce Globally & General Electric (GE)).
Controls Department Developed and Published Engine Controls Software Requirements Credentials on a Secure Searchable Web Application
Test Department Computer Programmer (Lab View Coding) Build Rolls-Royce
Awards/Certifications: Petroleum Education Council Certified Instructor: H2S Clear, Safe Gulf & Safe Land USA (2017),IPC Certified J-STD (2013), Rolls-Royce Corporation Mentor of the Year (2008), Rolls-Royce PLC Certified: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Exhibition Winner- (2007)), Rolls-Royce Lighting Award Winner (2006),Project Management Institute (PMI) member 2006, Eagle Scout (BSA)