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Engineer Manufacturing

Location:
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Posted:
May 01, 2019

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Markus P. Gohring

**** ***** ******

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

757-***-****

ac89r1@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: Vice President / Director / Senior Program Manager / Project Manager

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

18 years, Industrial Manufacturing Engineer (assembly plants)

18 years, Senior Project / Program Manager (manufacturing)

PASSPORT: United States Citizen (03/11; Expires: 03/21)

WORK PREF.: Hampton Roads, VA; Willing to travel: Willing to relocate.

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

04/17 – Present, CEO / Founder

Atlantic Bay LLC, Virginia Beach, VA

Salary: $650-$1,050 daily (hourly consultant); Average hours weekly: 50.

Supervisor: Self; Phone: 757-***-****

Permission to Contact Supervisor: Yes

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure: NA

Oct. 2017 to Aug. 2018: SMP Automotive Cottendale, Alabama– Tier 1 supplier to Mercedes Benz Tuscaloosa. Program management for AMG exterior commodities Front and Rear Bumper, Rocker panel and Wheel house covers. Daily communication and reporting to the costumer. Leading 2 project managers and 6 development engineers.

Sep. 2018 to Nov. 2018: HFI Ciudad Obregon, Mexico. Tier 2 interior seats and arm rests, sowing and laminating. Factory process flow optimization, project management for new product lines and layout concept for future factory move.

06/15 – 04/17, Project Manager / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer

Stihl Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Salary: $92,000 annually; Average hours weekly: 40

Supervisor: Whitney Pendelton; Phone: 800-***-****

Permission to Contact Supervisor: No

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure:

Responsible for engineering, incorporating, and implementing new products (and/or product lines) into machinery and tool layouts for line assembly valued at >$5M / construction budget of ~$3M

Responsible for planning, testing, quality assuring, for assembly line layout within a manufacturing plant of ~3,500 square feet, ensuring tightest specifications, and optimum (including worker safety) use of space using quality management methods, including: Sorting, Simplifying, Sweeping, Standardizing, and Self-Discipline (5S), Lean Six Sigma (LSS), and conducting Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) processes

Research, analyze, and identify assembly ‘line balance’ for multiple station and worker task station to achieve a highest efficiency and productivity, including material flow to quality assure materials on the line have no cross-tasking and minimum operator disturbance in completing tasking at each station; implemented automated packaging machinery with a ROI of 25% and use of collaborative robots with a ROI of 50%

Identified cost reductions via Conditional Pre-payment Rate (CRP), resulting in project savings of >$500K by researching and implementing an idea software package, implement automation, saving man-hours and a return on investment (ROI) of ~20%

Trained five learners (manufacturing operators and technicians) per class, for a total of about three classes over 1 year (15 total)

07/13 – 05/15, Program Director / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer

The Productivity Team (TPT), Lake Orion, MI

Salary: $125,000 annually; Average hours weekly: 50

Supervisor: Bill Currence; Phone: 419-***-****

Permission to Contact Supervisor: Yes

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure: None

Managed process optimization program for plant layout design on the Ford Transit Closure Line, including the cycle time optimization (09/14 – 05/15; United Auto Workers (UAW) Ford Assembly Plant, Kansas City, MO)

Initialized program for process optimization, documentation control, and quality walls for plant layout design (07/14 – 09/14, as Program Director / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for client Varroc Lighting, Pune, India)

Managed plant consolidation program, including plant layout and design, warehouse layout, and determination of inventory losses (03/14 – 06/14, as Program Director / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for client Cooper Standard, Goldsboro, NC)

Managed plant layout design and process optimization, as Senior Consultant Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for client Cooper Standard, Rockford, TN

Managed project for design of mold tooling and process for plant layout design projects (07/13 – 11/13, as Supplier Development Senior Consultant Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for TRW in Koblenz Germany)

02/11 – 06/13, CEO / Founder / Industrial Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineer

Gohring Consulting, Munich, Germany

Salary: $650-$1,050 daily (hourly consultant); Average hours weekly: 55

Supervisor: Self; Phone: 757-***-****

Permission to Contact Supervisor: Yes

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure: NA

Managed / supported five project engineers responsible for ‘catching-up’ for a behind schedule project, an automotive dashboard, which required coordination, cooperation, and communication with client executives for creation of task force documents (progress, components); create / share task force documents with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM); developed progress milestones for presentation in ‘war-room’ within gate reviews for a $4.5M project; researched, analyzed, and contacted vendors for requests for bids (RFB) on gauge changes, including functionality; performed logistics for ordering, shipping, scheduled deliveries (Just In Time), and progress (01/12 – 06/13, as Project Manager / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for client Faurecia Innenraum System GmbH Scheuerfeld, Germany)

Researched / analyzed production plant and cost structure for increase in profitability project and potential optimization (VW Passat interior trim assembly line) via redesign of the plant layout / design, to optimize production and reduce manufacturing time and man-hours, resulting in the reduction of fixed production costs by 30% and variable costs by 12%, saving ~$500K annually, reduced warehouse inventory via Just in Time (JIT) delivery of raw materials, also reducing one of two necessary warehouses (10/11 – 12/11, as Project Manager / Industrial Manufacturing Engineer, for client Key Plastics LTD, Emden, Germany)

08/07 – 06/09, Sales and Business Development Engineer

AKE Knebel GmbH & Company, Ballingen, Germany

Salary: $70,000 annually; Average hours weekly: 40

Supervisor: Alexander Knebel; Phone: 49 7433 2610

Permission to Contact Supervisor: No

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure: NA

Business development and contract procurement in Scandinavia and Great Britain, performing technical research, analysis, identification, and development of specific, cost-efficient saw blades for the customer’s manufacturing and product line, as well as cross-sell other products from manufacturer’s product catalog, obtaining sales of ~$500K

Trained learners on sharpening of wood working tools at circa three learners per class, for two classes annually for ~15 total

11/99 – 08/07, Project Manager / Plant Manager

The Productivity Team (TPT), Lake Orion, MI

Salary: $80,000 annually; Average hours weekly: 70

Supervisor: Varied; Phone: Varied

Permission to Contact Supervisor: No

Security Clearance level (if any) during tenure: NA

Responsible for six client projects for building sawmill plants throughout Europe, primarily in Czechoslovakia and Germany, for plant layout design projects with plant and contract values of up to $100M each (completed, up-and-running), including the following plants:

oBinder Holz Deutschland GmbH, Kösching DE, Einsteinstraße 9 -85092

oMayr-Melnhof Holz s.r.o. Paskov 73943 Staríc 544, Czech Republic CZ

oHolzwerke Wimmer s.r.o. Ždirec (now Stora Enso timber) Nádražní 66, 58263 Ždírec nad Doubravou CZ

oHeggenstaller GmbH, Unterbernbach DE, (Pfeifer Holz GmbH Mühlenstraße) 7 D-86556

oUnterbernbach DE

oRettenmeier GmbH Hirschberg DE Ullersreuth 61 D-07927 Hirschberg

Managed / supervised staff of >80 employees, including construction and production managers, supervisors, and construction laborers

Conceptualized sawmills, researched and analyzed product output and assembly lines, identified appropriate equipment, purchase, and installation inside the sawmill plant physical space, and optimized equipment to most productive and practical layouts

FORMAL EDUCATION:

1997, Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineer, WAWK University, Hildesheim, Holzminden Gottingen; Courses: Engineering, Physics, Statistics (Calculations), Civil Engineering

CAREER TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS:

05/09 – 11/09, Solution Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004s, Business Intelligence WBS, Munich, Germany

02/04 – 04/09, REFA, Industrial Engineer, Munich, Germany

HARDWARE / SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL / COMPUTER:

AutoCAD

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Microsoft: Project

SAP

TurboCad

PATENTS / LANGUAGES:

English (proficient)

German (native language)

REFERENCES:

Reference: Al Mumby

Company: Johnson Controls

Job Title: VP & GM, Global Interiors Operations

Phone: 734-***-****

Email: ac89r1@r.postjobfree.com

Type of reference: Professional

Reference: Douglas Swick Email: ac89r1@r.postjobfree.com

Company: SMP Automotive Type of reference: Professional

Job Title: Executive Vice President of the Americans BU

Phone: +1-734-***-****

Reference: Jens Schott Email: ac89r1@r.postjobfree.com

Company: SMP Automotive GmbH Type of reference: Professional

Job Title: Global Director Program Management

Phone: +49-761-***-*****

Reference: Martin Henne Email: ac89r1@r.postjobfree.com

Company: IBMH Type of reference: Personal

Job Title: President

Phone: +49-176-********

KEY & TRANSFERABLE SKILL WORDS: 5S, Analysis / analyze, assembly plants / assembly station, Auto / automotive, Automated / automation, budget, Calculations, components, Conditional Pre-payment Rate, consolidation, construction, Consultant / consulting, contract, cost / costs / cost-efficient, cross-tasking, dashboard, design / development, Director, Engineer / engineering, Equipment, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Ford Automotive, functionality, gauge, implement, industry, installation, inventory, layout, Lean Six Sigma, Line assembly, logistics, machinery, Management / Manager, Manufacturer / manufacturing, Manufacturing work station, Mechanical Engineer, milestones, mold, optimization, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), planning, plant layout, procurement, product / production, Productivity / Profitability, Program, Program Manager, Project, Project Manager, Quality Assurance (QA), redesign, reduction, Request for Bid (RFB), research, Return on Investment (ROI), safety, sawmill, Solution, Sorting, space, specifications, Standardizing, supervised, Team, technicians, testing, tooling, Trained, Transit, vendors, war-room, warehouse



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