Joseph S

Project Manager


Operations Manager


Dickson, TN

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Will Relocate:



Management professional driving implementation of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and factory improvements under the direction of the VP of R&D for Ford Motor Co; experience includes, FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, Kanban, Poka-Yoke, 5 Why, Gage R&R, GD&T, ISO9000, IS14000, new product launch, R&D, Cost and scrap reduction programs, 8D, DOE, CpK reduction, supplier development, Test/Reliability, Process Analysis/Engineering, budget Planning/Administration, MBB Six Sigma/DFSS/DMAIC, Engineering/Testing, Resource Management, Process Analysis/ Engineering, Vendor Management, Cost Control, Team Building/Supervision, Ergonomics and Safety, Educational chair ASQ, Champion of First Pass Quality Product,




Awarded Factory of the Future on three projects

Companies I like:

top 500



Nashville State Community college; 12 instructors, 2 clerks, 1 Dean and 1 VP Value Stream Mapping (VSM) connecting students, teachers, grants, faculty, ABET list of criteria and grade level (testing) Supervised and developed engineering technologies program Belmont University; 9 students and 1 administrator Developed then implemented LSS training program for Vanderbilt and HCA hospitals; Implemented training and leadership of organization developed their company projects Peterbilt Motor Co; over 300 salary and hourly Implemented strike teams in areas using pareto charts and dot plot graphs VSM process on parts receiving and quality rejecting process Consulting; 8 direct reports and over 300 indirect Directed, trained, and implemented TQM, Six Sigma and lean. Utilizing tools in obtaining ISO 9000 certification, total production awards and project startup; Implemented team review of FMEA and Work Instructions with improved documentation and record keeping Trained management in the TQM methodology of lean tool box that improved throughput Ford Motor Co.; 8 direct and over 360 indirect Lead others to implement continues improvement methodologies in maintenance, production and engineering Lean implementation of first pass production staking racks eliminated rework and reduced product expiration