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Industrial Engineer

Decatur, Tennessee, United States
August 30, 2018

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Mechanical Engineer with Tier 1 Automotive experience with a background in LEAN and pursuing an MS in Accounting with 10+ years of experience in Supervisor and Managing Work History

Adient – Athens, TN

11/2017 to PRESENT

Material Analyst

Scheduling lines

Part of team scheduling lines to meet customer shipping demands.

Shipment scheduling

Developing and maintain shipping schedules to customers.

Develop and maintain excel spreadsheets

Keeping and maintaining excel spreadsheets on customer demand and shipments HP Pelzer – Athens, TN

10/2013 to 8/2016

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer

8/2016 to 7/2017

Operational Excellence Manager

Lean Six Sigma

Lead team in Kaizen event for Toyota Tacoma parts. This succeed in reduction of parts from 50 second cycle time to a 48 second cycle time. Also reduced head count from 5 people to 4 people.

Value Stream Mapping

Performed VSM on Toyota Tacoma in attempt to understand why target cycle time was not being met. Results were mixed due to operators not hitting cycle time when not being observed.

Lead 5S Implementation Team

Lead Line 1 cell layout through observation, AutoCAD layout, and training of Supervisors and Team Leaders on what was required for sustainable 5S initiative. Results were increased changeover through placement of needed tools (110 minutes to 80 minutes).

Time Studies and Process Improvements

Reduction of 1 person in Toyota Tacoma production process through time study and process improvement. This was a reduction from 5 people to 4 people due to wait time of the individual operators.

Line balancing

Balance of Left side check fixture and Right side check fixture with time studies and operator work instructions. Balanced the 2 operators with 1-2 seconds of each other.

Project launch

Launch of Tesla Gen 3 with plant layouts and capacity studies with respect to needed machines.

Production Master Scheduler

Plant layouts

Trainer in SAP

Wrote work instructions and SOPs

Maintained Bill of Materials and Routings

Alstom – Chattanooga, TN

11/2011 to 03/2013

Manufacturing Design Engineer

Designed Nuclear and Gas Turbines using CATIA and Solid Works.

Designed cutting tools using AutoCAD software.

Performed FEA on Turbines

Reviewed 3D models submitted by interns and engineers

Worked on projects utilizing LEAN principles

Wrote work instructions and SOPs

Regis Southeast Distribution – Chattanooga, TN

08/2005 to 09/2008

Warehouse Associate

Received and shipped goods

Analyzed and corrected production problems

Operated PC and RF-based computer systems with a high level of accuracy. Lustre-Glo, Inc – Miami, FL

07/1992 to 07/2004

Warehouse Supervisor/Manager

Responsible for managing 20 employees

Developed weekly employee schedules

Resolved issues in production and receiving

Setup shipment schedules

Implemented new policies and procedures

Lead team in monthly meetings

Achieved a 99.8% on-time shipment rate


BS Mechanical Engineering 2012 - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga MBA in Business Administration 2017 - Plymouth State University – Plymouth, NH MS in Accounting (Expected 2018) – Plymouth State University – Plymouth, NH Affiliations


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