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Factory Level Continuous Improvement Representative

Location:
Monmouth, Illinois, United States
Posted:
August 24, 2018

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James M. Diaz

Cell 309-***-**** DiazJamesM@outlook

John Deere Harvester Works April 2007- Present

Factory Level Continuous Improvement Representative.

• Coached Salary and Wage employees in Front End Equipment in Model year 16 and 17 to Reduce SERA RPN by 3071, Quality QRA by 9350, and NVA by 3153 minutes. Over 600 NVA reduction in 407 in model year 17 alone, 85% was direct labor. Department 407 CIPP average 120% in 2016, now running at 145%.

• In model year 18 in FEE, SERA RPN 3071 reduction, PFMEA by 15545, and NVA by 2767 minutes year to date.

• I understand the culture on the shop floor, and I can use that understanding to help bridge gaps and build a stronger team.

• Daily use of conflict resolution and leading without authority skills.

• Composed training material and instructed NWGLs on Root Cause Analyses and the 5 Whys.

• Experience with supporting and facilitating CI 200 and the Cipp plans on a factory-wide level through relationship, trust, and team- building.

• Developed and delivered Natural Work Group training in group and individual settings.

• Coached teams on the JDQPS system to achieve and deliver Distinctive Quality to our customers.

• Managed projects in setting up 5S complaint work centers to set an example for each department in Front End Equipment.

• Six years of experience with SAP.

• Experience with supporting teams on Mixed Model assembly and welding lines.

• Analyzed SARA, PFMEA, NVA, SEAMS, and 5S data to monitor performance in safety, quality, delivery.

• Effectively communicate compliance on policies, procedures, processes, and general company information.

• Six Sigma: Yellow belt. JDU.

Wells Pet Food. 2004-2006

Production Supervisor

• Led 5 to 25 workers, as a Replacement Production line supervisor, depending on what line/s I had to cover.

• Anticipated problems that would affect the production team and get ahead of them.

• Review and analyze product quality control and work with the Quality inspector to address any quality issues.

• Provide direction, development, and leadership to the production team.

• Effectively communicate compliance on policies, procedures, processes, and general company information. ADF Industrial Painting. 2002-2004

Paint Crew Supervisor

• Led 10 to 12 person industrial painting crew.

• Identify and troubleshoot technical problems within the job site.

• Supervise job site operations and assigned tasks.

• Coordinate job site activities with other crew supervisors to ensure the total project objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost- effective manner.

• Maintain project reports to control profits, plans, and budget.

• Establish and monitor the performance of paint crew and quality standards.

• Control and minimize labor overtime through planning and scheduling of work.

• Review and analyze project quality control and work with the Quality inspector to address any quality issues.

• Confer with management to revise project schedules as a result of equipment failures or operating problems.

• Incorporate project organization and job site cleanliness among paint crew.

• Provide direction, development, and leadership to paint crew.

• Coordinate staffing needs with the General Manager to determine if temp labor is needed to cover challenging periods.

• Effectively communicate compliance on policies, procedures, processes, and general company information.

• Maintain accountability of employees to meet plan hours/cost and due dates to achieve project profitability and to continuously improve cost performance over time.

Military October 1982-January 1992

Service and Recovery Supervisor

• Led up to twenty people as Battle damage assessment and repair site Supervisor in Iraq, during the first Gulf War.

• Evaluated situations and placed manpower appropriately.

• Responsible for coordinating incoming aircraft carrying parts to get the equipment back to combat readiness.

• Responsible for setting mission priorities and getting ahead of problems before they affected my team.

• Primary leadership development course. United States Army 1987. Education

Ashford University, I’m pursuing a BA in Business Administration expected graduation Aug 2020.



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