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Quality Assurance Sales

United States
August 23, 2012

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James E. Sallie Jr.

**** ****** **** ********, ** 30152

Cell 313-***-****

Specializing in Production Supervisor and Production Planning

Production career spanning 16+ years, demonstrating improvements in Quality, Cost, and Delivery functions. Strong and decisive operations leader with excellent analytical, organizational, team building, and planning skills, Maintain uncompromising abilities. “Champion Manufacturing” philosophy based on housekeeping (5S theory), Takt time reduction through “Pulling instead of pushing”, lot size decreases for setup times (Kaizen), and single piece flow implementation (Thinking Lean).

Core Knowledge and Skill Areas:

*Lean Manufacturing Practices *Poke Yoke *Operations Improvement

*Trained in TPS Toyota Production System *MRP Operating System *Workflow Planning

*Kanban System *Visual Manufacturing System *Cost Control Strategies

*Kaizen *Blue Print Reading *Safety Standard/Compliance

*5S Theory *Process Simplification & Redesign *Quality Assurance Management

September 2008- Present Tie Down Engineering Atlanta, GA Title: Production Planner

Plan and prepare productions schedules for departments from sales forecast. Provide input to management, reschedule, and interface with marketing, sales, production and engineering managers to reschedule in case of design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

• Calculate pull loops by sku and utilizes kanban to authorize production

• Coordinate production schedules and shipping schedules

• Creations of work orders and schedule to accommodate service requirements

• Maintain inventories of raw materials and finished products

• Expedite back orders and communicate daily on inventory position

• Plan monthly production commitments including work-in-process to meet shipment dates

• Draw up master schedules that establish time limits and sequences

• Check for planning errors during production and recommended corrective action

• Develop new programs to improve the production control systems

May 2007-September 2008 Shiroki North America Dalton, GA Title: Door Frame Supervisor

Supervise 16 machine operators on first shift. Implement training programs & coordinate cross-training assignments as required to build up the skills of team members. Identify potential issues in workflow procedures and documentation. Display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment toward completing assignments efficiently. Motivating and involving employees in improving processes through creativity, problem solving and learning. Ensure team’s performance and accountability to zero defects.

• Conduct 5’s audits and departmental audits & Complete 5 why analysis report

• Made recommendations for promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures

• Developed and implemented corrective action plans when required

• Analyzed production schedules to estimate work requirement using Kanban system

• Plan manning activities daily & adjust according to situations

• Audit production lines to make sure company policies and procedures are adhered too

• Control rework & scrap by tracking and implementing counter measures

• Reduce and balance work load using Kaizen Activity

• Complete ergonomics analysis to control and stop injury to team members

• Prepare Line documentation and tracking charts as a visual aid for team members & management

• Fill out progress reports for each machine in operation and total shift progress reports at the end of every

shift and DOJO training charts

• Develop team cells to increase output

• Monitored Quality Gate to track problems for reports

March 1995-January 2007 Valley Automotive/THULE Madison Heights, MI

Title: Production Supervisor: Over see and train Welders & Robotics Operators

Ensure jobs are set up properly and running rates are correct while continuing to

Work on one piece flow process also coordinate new job launches.

• Key team member for ISO 9000 Certification. Audited existing processes, identified critical gaps and designed new corrective procedures. Wrote work procedure and trained staff

• Ensure team’s performance and accountability to zero defects. Parts Layout, Dimension Check and Using micrometer calipers and height cage

• Made recommendations for promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures

• Developed and implemented corrective action plans when required

• Make details for fixtures, build parts, blue print reading and use pattern torch and hand torch Tool & Die

• Arc welding and certified Mig Welding & Lincoln, Miller and Plasma Cutting Tools, Whitney and CNC

• Helped to develop training program for newly hired employees

• 1yr. Auto Cad experience release 14, 1yr. Robotics experience, RJ-2 and RJ-3 Controllers

• Process Layer audits, 5’s audits, 7 step problem solving and write reports on for non-conforming and process audits.

• Ensure that machinery and equipment and facility are properly maintained. Controlled operation performance of the plant by meeting established key performance measures, including customer’s schedule and quality goal.

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