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Manager Manufacturing Operations

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
August 17, 2018

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Thomas Stephen Devaty

Crosby, TX ***** 407-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-devaty ac6pkq@r.postjobfree.com

Manufacturing, Operations & Production Manager

Improve Performance While Ensuring Safe Work Environment

Continuous improvement leader with broad track record of leading teams that exceed target contribution goals and meet delivery dates consistently in welding, machining, new parts manufacturing, repairs, and fabrication-skilled crafts. Extensive experience leading and managing power generation component repair, GT installations, and field outage projects.

Key skills include:

Business Development Team Building & Mentoring Training Process Improvement

Sales Planning & Leadership Project Management Safety Compliance

Lean Manufacturing (Value Stream Mapping, A3, Kaizen, 5-WHY, 6S)

Professional Experience

MECHANICAL DYNAMICS & ANALYSIS (MD&A), (A Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Company MHPSA) 2004 – 2018

(MHPSA transferred Houston operations under MD&A April 1, 2017.)

Manufacturing Manager, New Parts and Repairs, Houston, TX (2015 – 2018)

Developed new parts manufacture business for new-build units, outage kits, and emergency outage support. Collaborated with global sourcing, engineering, and skilled labor in Houston, Savannah, and Orlando facilities to build new department in Houston. Reviewed bill of materials (BOMs) and drawings to select parts for manufacture.

Led Training Within Industry (TWI) job methods program, evaluating various jobs to reduce waste, improve productivity, and implement safety improvements.

Manufacturing Manager, Orlando, FL (2004 – 2015)

Led operations of 100K square feet repair and manufacturing facility. Managed and developed a team (6 supervisors and 120 direct hourly employees) of skilled crafts, including welders, machinists, coaters, inspectors, fabricators, and mechanics, to repair and manufacture of components for power generation combustion turbines.

Mentored and led strong team, achieving 83% promotion rate for team members.

Built high-performance teams by selecting, hiring, and training teams to reach goals consistently.

Established safety team of volunteer shop floor employees and supervisors, lowering Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR) 72%.

Increased annual revenue goals, exceeding budget shipments of repaired and manufactured parts from 2004 through 2014.

Improved work instructions by teaming engineers with top talent for each component, resulting in accurate and standard work performance across 3 shifts.

Introduced weekly meetings to bond teams and resolve conflicts, creating positive work environment.

Implemented progress reports, employee recognition, safety audits, learning, continuous feedback process, ergonomic improvements, and overtime work, exceeding safety, quality, delivery, and contribution goals.

Introduced work standardization and training, reducing cost while increasing productivity and improving safety by work metrics.

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MECHANICAL DYNAMICS & ANALYSIS (MD&A) (Continued)

Implemented Gemba (Japanese for where the work takes place) Walks to begin each shift, leading development of visual standards and tracking improvement data for each department.

Built and completed training for 2 course levels, facilitating professional and personal development by coordinating, in conjunction with Valencia College, courses for supervisors and team leads.

Additional Relevant Experience

WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC, Houston, TX

Manufacturing Engineer, Component Repair

Received PEAQ Performance Award and featured in company newspaper for developing 72-hour training course (welding, metal cutting, blueprint reading, basic mathematics, inspection, basic measurement instrument use).

GENERAL ELECTRIC, Houston, TX

Machinist 1st Class

TRI STAR, Houston, TX

Shop Manager, Gas and Steam Turbine Component Repair

ADVANCED COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY, Houston, TX

Vice President, Sales and Business Development

AAR, West Frankfort, NY

Manager of Sales

GAS PATH TECHNOLOGIES, Houston, TX

Manager, Production and Sales

Generated gas turbine component repairs for new customers nationwide, delivering quality, on-time repairs at fair pricing and bringing to Houston and hosting annual meetings for Northeast Frame 6 User’s Group (GE Gas Turbines).

CHROMALLOY HEAVY INDUSTRIAL TURBINE, Dallas, TX

Shop Manager

Professional Development

Training Within Industry (TWI) Job Methods and TWI Job Safety, Emotional Intelligence, and Aubrey Daniels Institute Performance Management

Code of Conduct, Preventing Harassment for Managers, and Promoting an Ethical Workplace for Privately Held Companies; Mitsubishi-provided training

The Managerial Grid and Developmental Skills, Public Speaking, DuPont Safety Program, OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour Course and Certification



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