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Operations Manager

Location:
Southfield, Michigan, United States
Posted:
August 25, 2018

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Rachel Green

***** *********** *** ******* *******, Michigan 48076 313-***-**** ac6s4x@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE:

Manufacturing Operations /Production & Material Control / Planning & Scheduling

Talented, results producing manager with a proven record of accomplishment in planning and leading comprehensive strategies in support of business goals and objectives. Demonstrated success driving growth for efficient operations, planning, directing, troubleshooting and problem resolution while using the DMIAC process. Solid leadership skills; able to build and guide top-performing teams. Adept at communicating with management, union, vendors and internal departments to coordinate overall continuous improvement efforts.

Key strengths and competencies

Visionary Leadership

Executive Reporting

Productivity/Throughput Improvement

Conflict Resolution

Root Cause Analysis for Cost Reduction

Cross-functional Team Building

Lean Operating Principles

Continuous Improvement Initiatives

Professional Experience

Great Lakes Diversity and Inclusion Board Member, May 2014 – Present

Pepsi Beverages Company, - Detroit, Michigan

Develops and executes programs to drive diversity and inclusion in Michigan, Ohio, and Western Pennsylvania for over 7000 employees. Facilitates diversity awareness and sensitivity workshops. Collaborate with senior leadership and board members to retain key talent, recruit new talent and impact the community through fundraising and community service initiatives.

Selected Contributions:

Workforce Committee Chair

College Recruiting

Quarterly Meetings to Align Leadership Team

Annual Regional Diversity Workshop Organizer and Facilitator

MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE LEADER, April 2013 – Present

Pepsi Beverages Company, - Detroit, Michigan

Manages a team of 60 hourly and management professionals in the area of quality, performance, cost, service and safety. Develops and coaches team to solve day-to-day operational issues to reach short and long term performance goals while using lean principles. Communicates cross-functionally to assist team in solving problems. Facilitate work team meetings and town halls, conducts performance reviews and lean manufacturing training.

Selected Contributions:

Sponsored 3 Lean Six Sigma projects that generated over $100,000 in savings.

Autonomous Maintenance Pillar Leader- responsible for lean transforming within department

PRODUCT AVAILABILITY MANAGER, May 2010 – April 2013

Pepsi Beverages Company, - Detroit, Michigan

Managed a team of 125 hourly, salary and management employees, in attainment of safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale and environmental objectives and continuous improvement initiatives for scrap and cost reduction, conflict resolution, problem solving and root cause analysis to increase productivity. Tracked, projected, and reported departmental programs. Maintained communication with all levels management and union to ensure all activities aligned with business goals.

Selected Contributions:

Sponsored 4 Lean Six Sigma projects that generated over $250,000 in savings.

Rite-sized Department: hired 20 employees over three years to reduce over time and direct labor cost by 7%

Southern Michigan Diversity Advisory Board Member

PRODUCT AVAILABILITY SUPERVISOR, February 2010 – May 2010

Pepsi Beverages Company, - Detroit, Michigan

Coached employees to achieve performance standards with regards to safety, quality and productivity. Managed direct and indirect controllable costs to meet overall cost index target while tracking key performance indicators/costs, anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of financial targets. Oversaw the inventory process, ensuring optimal levels of full goods were maintained in order to fulfill daily sales needs.

BUSINESS UNIT LEADER, 2007 – February 2010

Chrysler-Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, – Detroit, Michigan

Defined strategy for and developed, executed, and managed comprehensive plan encompassing integrated initiatives designed to penetrate and grow targeted departments. Communicated with customers, management, internal departments, and vendors to coordinate overall continuous improvement effort in accordance with corporate safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale goals. Planned and carried out departmental research and analysis to reduce cost, improve throughput and improve key performance indicators (KPI). Played integral role in enhancement activities to eliminate waste in daily operations as a World Class Manufacturing Pillar Lead for Focused Improvement and Workplace Organization. Lead and direct forward-thinking team of highly skilled technicians in kaizen opportunities for improvement. Audited and prepared vehicles to support customer requirements. Managed over $6-million in vehicle inventory daily.

Selected Contributions:

Completed Lean Six Sigma project that generated over $500,000 revenue from vendor related defects within seven months by spearheading creation and implementation of highly effective system to capture re-work and repair cost.

LEAD MANUFACTURING SUPERVISOR, 2006 – 2007

Chrysler-Detroit Axle Plant, – Detroit, Michigan

Managed a team of 32, in attainment of safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale and environmental objectives and continuous improvement initiatives for scrap and cost reduction, conflict resolution, problem solving and root cause analysis to increase productivity. Tracked, projected, and reported departmental programs. Maintained communication with all levels management and union to ensure all activities aligned with business goals. Implemented lean manufacturing (Smart) in department.

Selected Contributions:

Achieved 101.08% of departmental yearly goals.

LAUNCH AND ENGINEERING CHANGE NOTICE COORDINATOR, 2005 – 2006

Chrysler-Detroit Axle Plant, – Detroit, Michigan

Planned and coordinated all activities for new model pilot launches and end of the model year build out and engineering change notices. Interacted with all levels of management and cross-functional teams to monitor process from start to finish. Project focused on process improvement, inventory control, on-time delivery, and cost and downtime reduction.

Selected Contribution:

Developed master planning training program and facilitated lean training.

MATERIAL CONTROL SUPERVISOR, 2004 – 2005

Chrysler-Detroit Axle Plant, – Detroit, Michigan

Managed a team of 45 drivers. Optimized material flow, supported production to prevent material line shortages. Inventory management, managed shipping and receiving of material, training and safety programs. Adjusted out of balance records for gain or loss to maintain system integrity.

Selected Contribution:

Reduced production line shortages by 25% and out of balance records by 15%.

PLANNING, SCHEDULING & FOLLOW-UP SUPERVISOR, 2000 – 2004

Chrysler-Detroit Axle Plant, – Detroit, Michigan

Managed a team of 10 scheduling analyst. Scheduled 64 axles for six assembly plants in Canada, Mexico and United States. Facilitated daily production meetings to communicate customer requirements. Prepared briefings and presentations of analytical recommendations to ensure productivity. Performed regular scheduling analyst of production operations. Managed over $1 million in commodity assets

Selected Contribution:

Developed visual management system to improve departmental scheduling.

Education & Career Development Training

Master of Business Degree, 1999 Northwood University – Troy, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Psychology, 1999 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, 2/2009 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan

LEAN/Kaizen Trainer

Advanced Leadership Participant

The Executive Leadership Council Participant

Enhanced Environmental Management Systems

Master Planning

Diversity Awareness

Microsoft Office Programs

Emotional Intelligence for Leadership



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