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Training, Continuous Improvement, Scheduling/Planning

Toledo, Ohio, United States
August 11, 2018

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Odinir Braz Junior

Toledo, OH

Phone: 774-***-****


Scheduler, Team Leader (Trilingual: English, Portuguese, and Spanish) with over 6 years of experience in high speed manufacturing environment. Responsibilities include Scheduling, planning, inventory control, shipping and receiving and material handling. Experience has led to the knowledge of various ERP/MSRP systems such as: SAP, Citrix, Dynamics. Experience in developing SOP’s, continuous improvement projects and training of team members.


03/2018 – Present

DANA Incorporated – Toledo, OH

Manufacturing Supervisor

* Develop all Rework Instructions;

* Train and Ensure that team members follow Work Instructions;

* Ensure all baskets of parts are properly tagged and audited;

* Maintain KPI Boards;

* Set and maintain daily goals;

* Ensure completion of daily schedule;

* Maintain Safety, Quality, and Operation Standards;

Accomplishments: In the first 3 months, saved over $200k by discovering a major malfunction between tester and operations system.

2014 - 2017

BETCO, Toledo, OH

Team Lead/Scheduler

* Plan and develop daily schedule

* Place necessary people at strategic locations to assure schedule completion

* Communicate with employees to stimulate their ideas to improve efficiency

* Coach employees on how to use 5S to their advantage

* Mentor personnel through Kaizen exercises

* Use Excel pivot tables to record daily production to help increase efficiency

* Present action plans on weekly production meetings to help reach production goals

* Sustain improvements made thru daily 5S audits

* Helping with training and development

* Handling complaints (from both staff and customers)

* Personnel duties including financial responsibilities (OT)

* Reporting daily production to senior level management

* Scheduling and planning work ahead of time


Affordable Interior Systems, Hudson, MA

Production Supervisor

* Communicate to production personnel daily objectives and goals

* Answer any questions from inside and outside customers about schedule completion

* Generation and receiving of purchase orders for various departments

* Maintain record of purchasing, refurbishing, and disposition of tools using self-generated pivot tables (Excel)

* Driving improvements using Kaizens, 5S, and Problem-Solving exercises

* Close supervision of manufacturing personnel

* Scheduling and planning work ahead of time

* Led Kaizen and 5s teams for continuous improvements

* Continuous improvements displayed on monthly before and after

* Developed new Standard Operator Procedures for different areas

* Trained employees using SOP’s

* Training of employees using certification program

* Planned daily release of orders to shop floor

* Reduced on-hand inventory

* Ordered material according to lead times


Cameron International, Millbury, MA

Sr. Mechanical Assembler

* Training of new assemblers

* Making sure that daily schedule was done on time

* Quality assurance of assembled parts

* Assemblies following standard procedures and blueprints

* Working with engineers to solve problems


Adaptive Instruments, Hudson, MA

Electro-Mechanical Assembler

* Expanded my knowledge about soldering

* Worked with soldering PCBs

* Point-to-Point soldering, through-hole soldering, removal of bad solder joints


Owens Community College

Electrical - Skilled Trade, 2017 - 2019

Porter and Chester Institute

Computer Networking, 2010 – 2011

Faculdades Objetivo - Goiania - Go, Brazil

Business Administration, 1999-2000


•A+ Certified, Leader effectiveness training certified (Gordon Training), Train the trainer certified (Gordon Training), Problem Solving Certification (Gordon Training), Forklift Trainer (Toyota and Towlift).

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