Self-motivated MBA with a track record of contributing to the development of world-class enterprises.Operates with global perspective, exhibits high ethical standards, and effectively conveys company vision to all levels of employees.Creative problem solver skilled in conducting site reviews and utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts and tools to identify gaps and opportunities.Dynamic change agent adept in training, leading, and coaching site managers to improve performance.Works well under pressure.Multilingual—fluent in English, Spanish, and French.Traveled throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia to develop manufacturing engineering concepts and continuous improvement tools; lived and worked in the US, Mexico, France, and Belgium.
Operations Management - Capital Planning - Start-Up Operations
Total Quality Management - Economics/Accounting - Information Management
Continuous Improvement - Risk Management - E-Business Principles/Practices
Inventory Control - Statistics/Research Methods - Organizational Behavior
Waste/Scrap Reduction - Root Cause Analysis - Team Building/Motivation
·Launched new global programs for two sunroof modules business in Mexico.
·Managed an operations facility for suspensions modules assembly.
·Transfer and closure of businesses within the company to achieve the foot print strategy in North America by getting funding approval, leading teams during transfer, and obtaining customer final approval.
·Established the lean manufacturing management system structure in the division for supporting 30+ sites worldwide to identify projects to meet annual operating plans and challenges, with an average of $1 million allocated to each site to tackle challenges involving inventory reduction, labor, and burden performance.
·Facilitated Kaizen blitz workshops. Rolled out a continuous improvement program plant wide