Marquita Braxton https://www.linkedin.com/in/marquita-braxton-966999a5 765-***-****
OBJECTIVE A Senior position in a progressive company
●BS + MS Degree with 17+ years of Engineering and Operations Management experience
●6 years with Supply Chain Solutions, Logistics, Warehousing, Distribution, Capacity Planning, Program & Vendor Management, E-commerce, Purchasing, Sales, & Information Technology, etc.
●Current 1 year experience in a 3PL company
●Extensive computer and analytical experience with Data Analysis, modeling, data mining, SPC, etc
●Operations management experience over 125 - 200 Employees at Amazon and Cummins
●Extensive computer and analytical experience with Pricing, Data Analysis, modeling, data mining, SPC, VBA, Excel Super User, Big Data, LMS, Metadata RAVE, SQL, SAP, Statistical Analysis, SAS, Macros University, and Cloud & Microsoft Azure experience, Visor, AutoCad, etc.
●Experience with Pricing and Cost Analysis for supply chain application in the Automotive Industry. Knowledge of Program Management Life Cycle & Project Management tools, seeking PMP certification. Experienced in Lean Six Sigma, Transactional & Transformational work environment.
●Excellent team player. Work well with external customers and internal clients, cross functional teams in finance, purchasing, operations, distribution, engineering, IT, Transportation, Logistics etc.
Senior Industrial Engineer
Vantec Hitachi Transport System Canton, MS 10-2018 to Present
A 3PL company serving clients in the Transportation & Logistics Services,
Supply Chain & Contract Logistics,
●Manage 2 direct reports.
●Develop new pricing tools, models and methodologies to facilitate company growth
●Created methods for conducting time studies which resulting in 60% annual savings.
●Extrapolate data sets to estimate values useful for determining manpower, equipment, and KPI’s.
●Synthesize information for accurately reporting.
●Garner first Scan Data that was utilized to monitor and improve production goals by 92%.
●Spearheaded gatekeeper implementation resulting in cost savings of 500K.
●Justify procedural standards via conducting time studies resulting in 25% profit savings.
●Facilitate Excel training classes & on an individual basis.
●Orchestrate Safety & 6S standard activities in small groups.
●Evaluate aspects and methods of distribution, facility layouts and workflow processes.
●Provide engineering support for existing and new contract logistics projects.
●Develop data elements & modeling systems to project manpower & equipment requirements.
●Ensure 6S targets are engineered into processes.
●Enhance layouts in a warehouse management, logistics, and 3PL environment.
●Develop & maintain system tools that provide customized reporting (data query, data analysis)
●Develop & maintain Data modeling and pricing models.
●Assist in sales process by visiting potential or existing customers to develop e-commerce fulfillment concerned with the scope of work, operational planning & assessment to determine pricing.
●Define & document customer business workflow.
●Manage data mining, data modeling, data analysis, cost/benefit analysis, process mapping.
●Perform research on supply chain industries for benchmarking & best practices.
●Utilize SDLC and Six Sigma methodologies to drive and challenge customers.
●Routinely produces analysis and makes presentations to upper management
Capacity Management, Industrial Engineer.
Nissan Motor Corporation Inc., Canton, MS September 2013 to May 2018
Started as a contractor and quickly promoted to permanent position due to excellent performance
●Developed new pricing tools, models and methodologies to facilitate company growth.
●Supported analytics and solutions needs of Materials Handling Services and Distribution.
●Utilized Inventory Forecasting for planning manpower, equipment & facility readiness.
●Supported group leaders, cross functional teams and new model capacity planning.
●Monitored and controlled budgeted Program expenditures.
●Interfaced with purchasing, supply chain management, design change coordination, engineering and quality organizations on a daily basis.
●Spearheaded project management activities tailored for New Program Model Launch readiness.
●Communicated with internal customers to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
●Solved complex problems utilizing six sigma Methodologies and project management skills.
●Challenged cross functional groups on methods utilized to drive success & execute plans.
●Managed Program Managers & cross functional teams for new & existing Minor vehicle launches over the course of 5 years simstaniously with other assigned duties.
●Negotiated cross functionally to compress costs & timing.
●Prepared reports and briefings to communicate status internally and externally.
●Ensured financial reports and supporting documentation are prepared & maintained.
●Routinely reported high risk customers to Senior Management and made weekly presentations.
Shift Manager Operations
Amazon - Indianapolis IN 2013
●Managed 200+ direct reports at Amazon distribution warehouse.
●Effectively managed cross functional projects, dependencies and bottlenecks.
●Maximized business benefit while building great customer experiences.
●Utilized problem solving and analytical skills to solve business problems and drive process improvements
●Managed multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
●Terminated employee’s & administered corrective action.
●Resolved complex issues facing employee’s conflict and resolution tactics.
Lead Process Engineer (Contractor)
Belcan Engineering @ Crystal Light Operations
Rolls Royce - Indianapolis, IN 2011
●Analyzed data by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.
●Determined quality improvement by identifying statistical methods relevant to Manufacturing processes.
●Established statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable
●Established statistical reliability by using mean time before Failure analysis.
●Developed sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods.
●Maintained statistical process controls by applying zone charting for multi stream processes.
Engineer Quality & Reliability Manager
Allison Transmission OEM, Indianapolis, IN 2007-2009
●Mentored & Coached direct reports.
●Analyzed technical data and collaborated with workers to identify improvements.
●Orchestrated cross functional teams to improve processes
●Developed annual budgets and operating plans.
●Managed manpower & equipment allocation.
●Provided leadership, mentorship & coaching to achieve production goals.
●Managed 8 direct reports during recall & other containment campaigns.
●Designed and tracked maintenance, quality, and root cause metrics and analyses.
●Initiated, prioritized, and implemented plans to improve safety, cost, & capacity.
●Optimized, developed, revised and implemented quality standards and policies.
Manufacturing Production Supervisor
Cummins Corp. OEM, Cookeville, TN 2004 to 2006
●Managed 32 direct reports on day shift & 100 plus on third shift.
●Supported company production & assembly goals, cost reduction incentives, process improvements.
●Increased production straight through ratio by 32% percent by modifying assemble cells.
●Provided leadership & mentorship &coaching for direct reports.
●Adhered to quality standards QS9000, TS16949 & ISO 14001 & safety.
●Rewarded & recognized direct reports for performance.
Manufacturing Production Supervisor
Guide Corporation OEM, Anderson, IN 2002 to 2004
●Managed a total of 65 direct reports across 3 different departments.
●Allocated resources efficiently to meet production demands.
●Conducted time studies & run at rates with cross functional teams to improve processes;
●Reduced scrap by 55% & cut cost for the organization.
●Prepared Quality charts and scrap analysis reports.
●Utilized CPIM methodologies.
●Highly motivated & encouraged direct reports while creating a supporting environment.
●Maintained operations within budget.
●Champion for Kaizen activity.
Master of Science in Management & Healthcare Administration
Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN
Bachelors of Arts, Concentration in Business Administration
BA Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration
Martin University - Indianapolis, IN
Certifications & Awards
Nissan University, Engineer Award, Stellar performance Award at Nissan for SUV New Model Murano launch
Seeking PMP Certification, Sas Project Management Skills.