Operations Executive experienced in cost reduction activities and productivity improvements. Proven professional with over 20 years of Operations experience in the US and SE Asia. Key member of Greenfield project in Southeast Asia residing in Asia for 5 years as Managing Director. Hands on executive with excellent communication skills and abilty to build loyal dedicated team. Green Belt certified, currently pursuing Black Belt certification. Trained in SMED, TPM, Poke Yoke, 5S and OEE approaches to Lean Manufacturing. Led effective Waste Reduction Program resulting in significant savings as part of New York State Waste Reduction Initiative.