Lexington, KY 40502
TEREX CRANES, Waverly, IA 10/7 - 1/09
One of the world’s leading industrial equipment manufacturers.
-Responsible for implementation of all aspects of TPS into the manufacturing environment.
AAMCO TRANSMISSIONS, Lexington, KY 2004 - 2007
A leading national transmission repair franchise company also offering complete car care and repairs direct to consumers.
TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING, Georgetown, KY 1988 – 2004
One of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers.
Group Leader, Body Weld 4/1989 – 2/2004
Team Leader, Body Weld 2/1988 - 3/1989
-Strong practical, hands-on knowledge of the Toyota Production System and Lean Methods. Responsible for Safety, Quality, Productivity and Costs.
-TPS (Toyota Production System) Trainer.
-Responsible for standardized work, daily work schedules, manpower, performance evaluations, and team member training.
-Responsible for process/machine preventative maintenance.
-Experience setting budgets. Monitored budget for department of 600 employees.
-Inventory Coordinator. Developed the standard work.
-Developed budgets, KPIs, statistical analysis, KAIZEN plans w/ layouts, visual controls, problem/countermeasure activities, 5S procedures, quality standards, back-up procedures, scrap reduction, and various safety initiatives. Familiar w/ ISO procedures.
-Set-up call systems utilizing the Kanban and Visual Controls.
-Experience w/ implementation and planning of new model and start-up processes.
-Franchise business Owner/Operator. Experience in hiring/firing, payroll, marketing, advertising, vendor/customer relations, and lease negotiation.
-At Terex, implemented Visual Control Systems.
-Led Plant Safety Committee
-Led new model Boom Truck Project model launch.
-Possess strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
-Experience managing in a strong team environment and in a strong union environment.
-Excellent problem solving and facilitation skills.
-Perfect Attendance for last 11 years at Toyota.
BS Business – Finance (’83) University of Kentucky
High School: Lexington Catholic High School
Available upon request