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Apr 2008Present

President

J-Excell

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Built and run profitable online advertising enterprise specializing in exotic and upscale necklaces, rings, watches, earrings, bracelets, flowers, free trails, DVD’s, teeth whitening and travel through social media and search engine optimization at http://caddyjoe.dealcenter.us

Actively manages all business functions including marketing and advertising, business development, sales and financial planning

Jan 2005Apr 2008

Lean Project Manager

LOWES

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Hired to eliminate customer complaints due to 3rd party manufacturing supplier quality and delivery issues.(2800 employees in four manufacturing facilities generating build to order Kitchen and Bath Cabinet sales $240,000,000)

OVERALL RESULTS: $12,000,000 in replacement and $60,000,000 in rework costs were eliminated and customer confidence was restored.Brought new vision and energy, influencing plant management to be Responsive to Change and Waste Minimization.

Jun 1998Jan 2005

Senior Lean Manager

Mar Mac Manufacturing

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Recruited to transform and improve this privately owned global matrix manufacturing company with four manufacturing facilities (2 US, 1 Xian China, 1 Juarez Mexico) plus 10 global sales offices with 1400 employees.

OVERALL RESULTS: Grew product line sales 30% over 6-year tenure by introducing a continuous improvement plan with employee involvement that included lean transformation initiatives, while reducing inventory $10,000,000, cost of quality $3,000,000 and labor costs $5,000,000.

Jan 1998Jun 1998

Program Manager

BaaN Automotive

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Hand picked to turn around wasteful operations of Echlin Inc $3,500,000,000 aftermarket producer of hydraulic brake master cylinders, brake shoes, disc pads, hoses, controls for electronic brakes, condensers, ignition coils, sensors, steering parts and wire & cable products operations to match synergies with Dana Inc $8,500,000,000 supplier of axels, drive shafts; and structural sealing and thermal management products as well as genuine service parts.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­OVERALL RESULTS: Amassed $140,000,000 in permanent annual savings for 107 domestic and international facilities.Increased product line throughput 75% for electro-mechanical assemblies, shrank inventories levels 80%, and reduced die change over 90%.

Education

Mar 2011Present

MS

Walden University

Studying for Master of Science Management degree

Mar 2009Feb 2011

Bachelor of Science

DeVry University

Skills

Standard Work Activities
Multi-site project management
Business process/IT alignment
Lean Office
GEMBA Walk
Project Management
Performance Metrics
Lean Training
JIT/Kanban
Takt Time
Kaizen Events
Value Stream Mapping
Lean Enterpries

Certifications

Six Sigma Lean Management

ExpertRating

Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Expert Rating

White Belt Certification

Robbins International