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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Clemson, South Carolina, United States
October 31, 2016

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Ryan Sassi

*** *** **** *****, ************, SC, 29681

(C) 864-***-**** (E)


Clemson University Clemson, SC

Industrial Engineering BS, Management Minor 2012-2017

Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Recipient

Employment History

Robert Bosch LLC Anderson, SC

Bosch Production System Co-op 01/2015-08/2016

Led a team of Co-ops to design, implement and improve a new repack workspace saving an initial

$40,000 with $100,000 in yearly savings from staffing, rework, and quality improvement.

Redesigned Oxygen Sensor production lines to improve material flow, operator work balance, scrap handling, work stations, and 5s using Arena simulation software, collaboration with engineers and operators, and lean manufacturing tools. Resulted in increased quality, several thousand-dollar annual scrap reduction, reduction in operator work, and improved material flow through standardization.

Created Bosch Production System presentations for employees to better learn and implement lean manufacturing principles.

Completed Toyota Production Systems for Executives BAMA training, Bosch 14Q-Module training, Working According to Standards training, Leadership Excellence and Advancement Forum, Black Hammer tool certification, Leading in a BPS Plant, and L.e.a.D. Interview training.

Industrial Engineering Department, Clemson University Clemson, SC Tour Guide 08/2016-Present

Hartness International, Illinois Tool Works Greenville, SC

Manufacturing Engineer Intern 05/2014-08/2014

Used Lean Principles to improve logistics through new routings of stock keeping units and through working with customers and suppliers

Updated product database on SAP and Bill of Materials using Solidworks, AutoCad,

Excel, and company specific software improving scrap rates, cost, and product accuracy.

Publix Supermarket Inc. Greenville & Clemson, SC

Customer Service, Front Service Clerk 06/2011-01/2015

YMCA Camp Greenville Cleveland, SC

Camp Counselor 05/2012-07/2012

Research & Experience

Collaborative Logistics Creative Inquiry Student Research

CU Water Drop Creative Inquiry Student Research Clemson, SC

Director of Marketing and Public Relations Spring 2014-Fall2014

External Relations Committee Fall 2013-Present

South Carolina Department of Labor Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice Program Certified Summer 2016

How to Start a Startup Creative Inquiry Student Research Spring 2016

Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Spring 2016

Certified SolidWorks Association Solidworks Certified Spring 2014


Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Institute of Industrial Engineers Fall 2014-Present

Clemson University Student Government

Floor Senator for University Services Committee Fall 2012-Spring 2014

Public Relations Committee Fall 2013-Fall 2014

Clemson Tiger Buddy Student Mentor Summer 2016-Present

American Legion Palmetto Boys’ State Citizen Summer 2011

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