Lean Manufacturing, Automation, New Product Development Expert Consultant Resume
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  • New Product Development
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain
  • Cleanroom
  • Manufacturing Automation

B.S., Production Development, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

This consultant has over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and new product development.  An innovative professional with a significant track record of optimizing workflow and execution.  This expert provides veteran leadership for every stage of product lifecycle development with superior ability to recognize problems and solutions. 

A dedicated Lean Six Sigma optimization expert having worked across a broad range of disciplines. This experience has included project management, operations, product development resource management, scheduling, machine tools, customer relations, vendor relations, and change management.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN
Providing expertise in lean manufacturing and new product development to a wide variety of clients.
Senior Consultant, a major consulting group, Greer, SC
Consulting firm, focusing on operations improvement, business growth and product development.
Provide Lean Six Sigma implementation consulting to numerous mid-size and high-end clients on a short-term, contractual basis. Worked with businesses to analyze their needs and business models, then provided case-specific solution sets to improve their workflow and procedures.
  • Provided consulting services to several large organizationsincluding Chevron, Houston METRO and Cytec LLC. 
Managing Partner,Mushrush Group, LLC., Greer, SC
Lean Six Sigma consulting firm, focusing on medication adherence and Health Information Technology.
Spearhead Lean Six Sigma initiatives focused on Health Care interests. Leverage substantial background in process improvement, project management, and workflow optimization to offer consultative services focused on ambulatory medication reconciliation and adherence.
  • Developed “My Medicine Manager” medication administration system, increasing patient safety through error reduction by integrating patients and caregivers with professionals from medication management service.
  • Partnered with South Carolina College of Pharmacyto assist pursuit of SBIR and CMS Innovation Challenge grants. 
Senior Consultant,Criterion Solutions, LLC., Greenville, SC
Management/Lean Six Sigma consulting
Provided Lean Six Sigma implementation consulting to numerous mid-size and high-end clients on a short-term, contractual basis. Worked with businesses to analyze their needs and business models, then provided case-specific solution sets to improve their workflow and procedures.
  • Produced instructional “Lean Construction” business development seminar utilized on social networking websites. 
Owner/Manager, Arizona Custom Rifles, LLC., Tempe, AZ
Established state-of-the-art custom rifle business through development of an advanced machine shop providing rifles, drop-in wooden stocks, and general gunsmithing for diverse clientele. Oversaw procurement of equipment and tooling, hiring, marketing, accounting, and quality management.
  • Doubled sales semi-annually over three year period.
  • Drove annual income of $160K in 2007. 
Intel Corporation
eBusiness Manager,Chandler, AZ
Multinational semiconductor chip manufacturer with $54B in annual revenue and over 100K employees.
Managed 35-person team dedicated to developing and maintaining software suite tracking and managing $6B supply chain for all Intel factory production equipment. Ensured viable and seamless transition of global systems to SAP enterprise software, delivering supervision and guidance. 
  • Selected as certified instructor of “Managing at Intel” seminars for company first-line managers.
  • Drove over $10M in savings through more cost-effective supplier management.
  • Created $1B in savings in cost avoidance by implementing efficiency initiatives preventing wasteful procurement and equipment use.
  • Earned awarded stock options for company-recognized high quality of work. 
Automated Material Handling Systems Manager, Ft. Worth, TX                                                               
Led staff of seven automation engineers through shutdown and disengagement process for complex industrial facility. Integrated acquired Digital factory into Intel automation suite practices.
  • Key participant in corporate capital acquisition task force. 
Factory Help Desk Manager, Albuquerque, NM                                                                                         
Directed 24/7/365 help desk activities, including oversight of 40-member staff, ensuring consistent and feasible availability of factory automation systems. Masterminded common solution set for all involved parties to sustain consistency across department operations. Established virtual factory shared strategies.
  • Improved mean time between full Fab Down by 50% within first year of operation. 
Lockwood Greene Engineers
National-level engineering corporation. Acquired by CH2M HILL in 2003.
Industrial Planning Consultant Manager, Spartanburg, SC/Oak Ridge, TN                                           
Managed 25-member team specializing in cleanroom automated material handling implementations for multi-year on-site contracts ranging from conceptual design to commissioning. Consistently came in on-budget and on-schedule, always meeting or exceeding company profitability expectations. Responsibilities included business development, proposal generation, team mobilization, client management, project scheduling, and supplier management, as well as budget and profit oversight.
  • Clients included high-end, national brand names, including Alcoa, GM, ITT, Pepsi, United Airlines, American Airlines, Duracell, and DOE.
  • Spearheaded installation of six large factory systems for Intel, with project budgets in excess of $40M each

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