General Motors, Wentzville, Missouri
Planned and Predictive Maintenance Coordinator – Plant-wide (1996 – 2008)
·Led the Planned Maintenance team to receipt of the Phase III award for Best-in-Class maintenance organizations, and led the successful re-certification 2 years later. This was accomplished via establishing robust maintenance processes that minimized lost production while meeting the maintenance budget.Hosted a monthly corporate teleconference for Maximo users and system administrators.
·Coordinated activities of a group of 10.Responsible for departmental PM work orders and data entry to Maximo for performance of preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance activities on plant equipment used to build vehicles.
·Developed a menu of easily accessible reports for staff and supervisors, which were designed to be readily upgraded when the database configuration changed.After the configuration changes were made to the database, I was able to update over 200 reports in less than ten days.
·Created ad hoc reports for a number of different databases to meet customer needs.Provided technical support to users of over 60 desktop PC’s and over a dozen network printers.I routinely exceeded customer expectations regarding the time it would take to resolve their concerns. Charted the departmental maintenance downtime for every department and reported the continuous improvements in downtime reductions which resulted in final line downtime of less than 1% per month.
·Co-chaired the corporate Maximo user group sub-committee which enforced database change control by reviewing all change requests and either approving or denying said requests.Hosted the Maximo day events and gave presentations at the annual planned maintenance symposium attended by over 2000 individuals.
·Developed and administered a parts search database which reduced skilled trades search time significantly.This improvement resulted in a cost avoidance of $2,000,000 each year for the plant.
·Served on the ISO 9000 implementation team and as an ISO internal auditor which led to the ISO certification of the plant and the achievement of annual re-certifications without ever failing an audit.
·Participated in monthly meetings with the plant manager and staff and reported the plant wide predictive cost avoidance results, which amounted to $3,500,000 per year.
·Led the development of Point-of-Use spare parts cabinets, with a bar code re-order process, to eliminate trips to the store room by skilled trades.The time savings for the elimination of these trips was valued at $1,500,000 per year.
·Trained users on software, including Microsoft Office and Crystal Reports.
·Compiled and submitted all maintenance department performance reports which were reviewed at corporate headquarters where the plant consistently ranked among the top assembly plants.
·Wrote the in-house Maximo training manuals and conducted training for over 400 users at a cost savings to the plant in excess of $200,000.Received a suggestion award as recognition for the cost savings realized by the corporation.
·Designed and generated all safety reports for the corporate safety audits of the plant, which never had a life threatening injury or fatality.
·Represented the vehicle assembly division on the corporate Common Process Team which was responsible for determining the global database standards and requirements, as well as developing maintenance best practices.The team was awarded the Chairman’s Honors Award by the Chairman and CEO of General Motors, the highest annual award that is granted.