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Management Manager

Houston, Texas, United States
January 17, 2017

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Daniel Rangel

**** ********** **. #** • Houston, TX 77057 • 210-***-**** • Manufacturing Operations Director

“Passion for leading teams to achieve breakthrough performance.” Performance Profile

Perennial leader with over 12 years of progressive operations management experience executing and delivering high- impact results across multiple manufacturing initiatives. An energetic visionary with an ability to illustrate success and inspire teams to outperform. An analytical strategist focused on engagement, process development, standardization, and continuous improvement.

Core Competencies

Entrepreneurial Vision Strategic Planning / Execution Cross Functional Management

Production Management Project Life Cycle Management Industrial Relations / Engagement

Total Quality Management Turnaround Performance Customer Service Management

Lean Six Sigma Risk / Crisis Management Budget Planning / Control

Financial Analysis Client / Vendor Negotiation Inventory Management

Safety Program Development /


Systems Design / Process

Optimization & Integration

Staff Development / Performance



Operations Management / Leadership

Extensive experience managing multi-disciplinary teams (60-230+ headcount) and collaborating with remote cross functional teams to disassemble, repair, and assemble multi-$MM heavy industrial capital equipment (300+ Gas Turbine and Transformer projects) for Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Power Generation industries. o Successfully managed through a 128% increase in volume while maintaining 92% on-time delivery.

Managed complex production operation (70+ headcount) of accessory installations for customization on all vehicles produced by an Automotive OEM for distribution to 150+ dealerships in the 5 state region. Average production output of 1,100 vehicles/day.

o Increased vehicle / hour (VPH) production rate by 60% (40 VPH v. 25 VPH)

Managed 150K+ man-hours annually at >95% utilization.

Developed ramp up / down strategies and coordinated management of change activities / resources for business transfers (shop closures) to include product line integrations, decommission / recommission of 100+ machines / equipment, and multi-$MM inventory transfers.

Redesigned 80K sq-ft facility layout for streamlined flow of production – doubled footprint and increased machine capacity by 100% in all critical bottle-neck processes.

Managed a $3.5MM plant and equipment budget.

Spearheaded the development of tool and report structures for IT integrations (SAP / Kronos).

Managed the restructure and growth of organizations through performance management, strategic recruitment / hiring, and staff development.

Dually skilled in negotiations with Union associates and exercising Union prevention strategies.

Successful startup and business development of a private Gas Turbine repair consulting firm.

Led and mentored 100+ continuous improvement projects. o Achieved $4.3MM Direct Material Productivity by eliminating 170 hours of labor / project. o Increased production output by 100%.


Led turnaround achievements of organizations to 100% reductions in I&I rate (365+ days, 0 recordable injuries.)

Developed / implemented safety standards into operational rhythm: toolbox talks, pre-task hazard assessments, safety walks/observations, near-miss reporting, inspections, 5S/housekeeping, risk reduction projects, etc. Quality Assurance & Commitment

Demonstrated ability to analyze systems / data and drive down the occurrence of defects / errors. o 74% reduction of escaping accessory installation defects (66 v. 258) o 83% reduction in Cost of Quality (COQ) for Gas Turbine repair ($112K v. $650K)

Utilize a safety mirrored methodology to implement quality improvement standards and reduce risk: identify / mitigate high quality risk processes, standardize procedures, process audits, quality near miss reporting, etc.

Extensive experience managing root cause analysis / investigations and troubleshooting activities for final test failures and non-conformance issues.

Developed multiple training programs for standardization of processes: machining, mechanical assemblies, non- destructive testing, chemical, lifts, equipment operations, installations, etc. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ARIS GROUP 2014 - Current

Principal – Houston, TX

Managing partner for a Gas Turbine Rotor repair consulting firm responsible for business development. GULF STATES TOYOTA 2015 – 2016

Operations Manager – Vehicle Processing Center, Houston, TX Managed the accessory installation operations for one of the world’s largest independent distributors of Toyota vehicles

(Forbes 38th Largest U.S. Private Company).


Cell Leader / Interim Service Center Manager – Service Operations, Houston, TX 2010 – 2014 Promoted to Senior Professional Band. Developed and managed the fulfillment goals and operational strategy of GE’s Heavy Gas Turbine Rotor repair shop in the America’s Region. Operations Manager – Service Operations, Houston, TX 2008 – 2010 Promoted to Lead Professional Band. Directly supervised 60 direct labor employees across 3 shifts. Managed manpower to support multi-cell machining / mechanical assembly processes and global field outages. Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) – Energy (SC & TX) 2006 – 2008 Selected to GE’s Technical Leadership Program which consists of four 6 month rotations in Global Supply Chain / Manufacturing (Operations Leader, Lean Leader, Manufacturing Engineer, and Production Quality Engineer) Early Identification Program (EID) – Energy (TX, NY, SC) 2002 – 2005 Selected to GE’s Internship Program which consisted of four 3 - 6 month rotations in GE’s largest manufacturing facilities. (Field Service Warehouse, Balance of Plant, Generator Design, Lube Oil Accessory Skid) EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/RECOGNITION

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Minor, Business

Professional Development

Positive Management Leadership (PML) Experience New Manager Development Course (NMDC) Toyota A3 Problem Solving Course Inclusive Leaders Workshop Six Sigma Green Belt Foundations of Leadership Course Lean Principals / Applications Courses Campus Interviewer Training Course Presentation Skills at GE Think on your Feet Course Influencing Skills at GE Emotional Intelligence Training Course Recognition

Parts & Repair Services (P&RS Division) Summit Award for Productivity (2011) Everyday Excellence (Vice President) Award for Delivery (2008) Management Awards in Fulfillment, Leadership (2), Productivity (2012, 2011, 2010, 2007) GE Opinion Survey Council 2011-2012

P&RS and Hispanic Forum Talent/Leadership Development Programs (2009, 2010) Languages – Fluent in Spanish

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