Manage the capacity planning and scheduling activities for Body-In white, Design, General Assembly, and Parts Fabrication operations. Improve production throughput by teaching and implementing Lean principles.
» Forecast future workload accurately, and make it a globally common system. Reduce lead time for Body shop and General Assembly production
» Create a workload forecasting database to track $86 million of existing & future projects in USA. Lead global teams (in Korea, China, Europe, Brazil, Australia, Mexico & Canada) to ensure the model is common and applies to each region. Led a cross functional team to reduce production lead times
» Using Lean Manufacturing principles, reduced lead times by 21% and 38% in 2009
» Workload model is used to track projects, and predict manpower requirements in all GM Pre-Production Operations around the globe. Saved $18 million in excess manpower at the US operations alone.
» Senior management uses the workload model to manage the business with hourly manpower reductions of over 49% in two years