Director of Manufacturing Operations
Operations leader responsible for producing millions of chemical reagent tests for medical applications, D.O.D., international and private label customers. Led all aspects Manufacturing Operations including production, scheduling, QA, international supply chain, logistics, inventory, purchasing and capital investments. Managed build out, design and equipment procurement for an additional manufacturing facility, more than doubling existing production capacity. Validated all new processes and equipment.
- Project Manager for enterprise-wide UDI system per 2016 FDA mandate for medical devices.
- Reduced inventory by 35% using Lean and JIT, freeing hundreds of thousands in working capital.
- Worked with R&D and Business Unit to design, develop and manufacture two new product lines.
- Introduced and implemented Lean, leading numerous effective Kaizen and 5S events.