Tier 1 Automotive Supplier - $13B Revenue
new system design & implementation
Coached multiple divisional cross-functional project teams through the detailed design and implementation of lean manufacturing systems with capital investment from $1M - $25M+.
Led workshops in the US and Mexico to create plans for new systems that minimize non-value added activities, achieve quality objectives, and achieve project financial goals. Capital avoidance savings from $800K - $7M per project.
Designed/Managed complete projects including DFM, equipment selection, test plan, operator content, material flow plan, part presentation, error-proofing, incoming packaging design, and layout.
Standardized all aspects of manufacturing operation and identified opportunities for continuous improvement.
Led kaizen workshops and coached operators and engineers through implementation of change initiatives.
Worked with operators and cross-functional team to reduce costs and win highly coveted pressure sensor business from lower labor cost site.
Worked with team to reduce lot size from 1200 pieces to 60 pieces while actually decreasing paperwork and increasing traceability.
Implemented kanban system and 5S program across all product lines