Manufacturing Leadership, Supervisory skills, coaching and developing people, maintaining effective teams, continuous improvemen @
I am a Courageous, inspiring and engaging highly skilled management Professional with a wealth of knowledge in delivering optimal performance. Innovative, opens and retains constructive dialogue throughout the business including unionized and non-unionized stakeholders, uncovers and resolves hindrances to maximize quality and reduce cost. Able to quickly access situations and find the best solutions to keep the
I am a Courageous, inspiring and engaging highly skilled management Professional with a wealth of knowledge in delivering optimal performance. Innovative, opens and retains constructive dialogue throughout the business including unionized and non-unionized stakeholders, uncovers and resolves hindrances to maximize quality and reduce cost. Able to quickly access situations and find the best solutions to keep the product moving and on time. I am a strong team leader, with proven success achieving on-time delivery metrics, while minimizing operating costs and maintaining customer service targets. A disciplined problem-solver, with excellent analytical and negotiation skills. Deeply committed to Health and Safety compliance and advancing staff training through a hands-on step-by-step teaching approach. Now looking forward to a making a significant contribution in a company that offers a genuine opportunity for progression
Supply Chain and Logistics
• Accomplished at implementing continuous improvement processes
•Integrate and facilitate the flow of materials across the organization
•Oversee the performance of materials on time delivery, inventory, obsolescence, material savings, and freight cost
•Analyze all aspects of logistics to identify cost-effective and efficient means of transportation
•Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems and processes
•Proven success with building highly effective and productive teams
•Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
•Proactively maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures
Specialties:accountancy, attention to detail, automotive, budgeting, calibration, coaching, communication skills, computer skills, continuous improvement, contract management, cost control, customer relations, delivery, documentation, iso 9000, leadership, management, meeting facilitation, painting, peak, policy analysis, process engineering, quality control, reports, safety, scheduling, shipping, six sigma, supervisory skills, technician, workflow analysis, workshops,
Distribution Center Supervisor @ From August 2015 to Present (3 months) Brampton OntarioMaterials Supervisor @ Manage a team of materials handling and shipping receiving staff supporting manufacturing operations, manage inventory, cycle counts and conduct audits to validate results, organize and conduct necessary training activities for the staff, Coordinate with team members and other internal departments, recruitment of materials staff and organizing of necessary training, resolve problems and recommend measures to improve productivity, standardize materials and equipment, promote Safety, Lean initiatives, and Continuous Improvement. From 2013 to 2014 (1 year) Edmonton, Canada AreaLogistics Supervisor @ Develope a thorough understanding of clients shipping requirements and patterns. Review and process day to day operations, evaluate and recommend equipment needs. Plan and schedule appropriate service line for situation (ground, expedited, air, ocean, etc) to maintain a cost effective balance between customer service and cost of shipments. Ensure compliance with all government related programs specific to mode and direction of related shipments.
1. Insure proper documentation, including transit documents and customs clearances, exists for shipments. Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed and released to carrier, forwarders, customers and agents in a timely manner.
2. Prepare all necessary data entry and confirmation of key milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, PODs, etc.) as specified by Customer Standard Operating Procedures.
3. Maintain courteous, prompt and efficient customer relations.
4. Work closely with client’s representative to ensure service satisfaction. Analyzes service failures/ issues and implement performance processes to enhance future service delivery.
5. Ensure any company policy, systems, and industry related training is delivered to all direct reports as needed. From 2011 to 2013 (2 years) Brampton On CanadaProduction Supervisor @ •Accomplish manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
•Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
• Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
•Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; From September 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 7 months) BramptonQUALITY SUPERVISOR @ Joined this leading supplier of temperature sensors and controls to the global appliance, HVAC, automotive and commercial industries to oversee Quality Assurance testing in order to ensure exacting company standards. From 2005 to 2008 (3 years) QUALITY MANAGER @ Retained by this company to lead ISO implementation and compliance, as well as oversee consistent delivery of quality products to both business and private customers. From October 2003 to June 2005 (1 year 9 months) PLANT SUPERINTENDENT @ Johnson Controls, Tillsonburg, ON
Originally joined this global diversified technology and industrial leader as Production Technician, recognized for advanced attention to detail and leadership potential. Enjoyed progressive promotions, including Production supervisor. Elevated to Plant Superintendent to manage the full spectrum of production and ensure the utmost quality, documentation, health & safety and product delivery to meet client specifications and requirements. From 1999 to 2003 (4 years) Production Supervisor @ Displayed outstanding leadership and creativity, devising and recommending policies and procedures to improve production.
Assigned by senior management to provide quality support at other corporate facilities in Milton and Orangeville, Ontario and Mount Clement, Michigan, visiting plants monthly.
Dramatically reduced scrap from 1% to 0.2% achieved by enhancing training and standardizing specific processes. From 1994 to 1999 (5 years) Process Technician @ Managed and maintained the chemical delivery and mechanical systems of conventional and pour-in-place Polyurethane manufacturing lines. From 1991 to 1994 (3 years) Production Technician @ Acquired production knowledge during the manufacture of seating components for the domestic automotive market. From 1983 to 1991 (8 years)
Network Engineer Diploma, Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management @ Trios College From 2009 to 2010 Manufacturing Leadership, Supervisory skills, coaching and developing people, maintaining effective teams, continuous improvemen @ Fanshawe College From 1995 to 1996 Sue Klassen is skilled in: Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, Management, Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team..., Leadership, Quality Management, Training, Coaching, Quality Assurance, Automotive, 5S, Supply Chain, Value Stream Mapping, Project Planning, Iso 9000, Logistics, ISO, Analysis, Quality System, Budgets, Shipping, Supply Chain Management, MRP, Materials Management, Kaizen, Program Management, Manufacturing..., Quality Control, Painting, Operations Management, Software Documentation, Root Cause Analysis, Testing, Operational Excellence, Workshops, Industrial Engineering, Process Improvement, JIT, Supply Management, Production Planning, APQP, Kanban, FMEA, SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Office, Team Building, Problem Solving
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