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Joshua Hill
XXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXX , New Braunfels , TX 78132
To obtain an Operations leadership role that utilizes my strong experience base in Operations, Continuous Improvement &, Program Management. Key Skills Team Building - Excellent ability to mentor and coach others. Strength lies in willingness to listen to others and develop an inclusive/creative work environment. Selected by shop employees to act as "champion" for Employee Favorability Action Team. Continuous Improvement (C.I.) Leadership - Over 20 years of experience using Toyota Production System tools. Certified by current employer to teach C.I. classes. Have taught C.I. classes and led Kaizen events at multiple locations worldwide.
Continuous Improvement Manager 08/2013 - Present
San Marcos, TX.
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
  • Design layout of equipment or workspaces to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • progression effort that resulted in level 2 (Silver) certification.
  • First plant in division to reach Silver status.
  • Direct supervision of six member C.I.
  • implementation team.
  • Company certified C.I.
  • trainer.
  • Credited with dramatic 5S/plant beautification turn around.
  • Leader of Guidance Management Team focusing plant leadership on strategic and tactical implementation of C.I.
  • tools.
  • Acting General Manager when G.M.
  • is out of plant.
  • Employee Favorability Action Team champion.
  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
  • Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Supervise technicians, technologists, analysts, administrative staff, or other engineers.
  • Train production personnel in new or existing methods.
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
  • Purchase equipment, materials, or parts.
  • Design layout of equipment or workspaces to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Prepare reports summarizing information or trends related to manufacturing performance.
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
Capex/ Capacity Manager and interim EH&S Manager 01/2016 - 07/2013
  • Developed internal, level loaded shop schedules.
  • Worked with supply chain to resolve supplier issues and develop customer supportive delivery schedules.
  • Created and presented program status and rate readiness to internal and external customers.
Senior Resident Representative 01/2008 - 01/2012
  • On site customer representative at major composite part supplier in Austria.
  • Monitored supplier performance and assisted in problem resolution to ensure quality and delivery targets were met.
  • Acted as liaison between supplier and company.
  • Worked on short duration assignments outside of my primary role: as C.I.
  • facilitator and teacher in supplier development Kaizen events.
Program Manager 01/2005 - 01/2007
San Marcos, TX.
  • Developed annual budget and assisted in contract negotiations.
  • Prepared and reported program reviews to senior staff and external customer.
  • Led C.I.
  • efforts in Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), 5S and Standard Work that led to 30% reduction in build hours.
  • Implemented safety and ergonomic improvements at each work station.
Cell (Program) Leader 01/2003 - 01/2004
  • Leader of 50 employees (support staff and hourly).
  • Improved existing Standard Work instructions, implemented Real Time Problem Resolution (RTPR) and ergonomic improvements resulting in cycle time reductions of over 25%.
Operations Manager Plant Leader 01/2002 - 01/2003
Chula Vista, CA.
  • Responsible for development and implementationof Policy Deployment (Hoshin Planning).
Cell Leader 01/2000 - 01/2002
Riverside, CA.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer 01/1990 - 01/1999
Riverside, CA.
Quality Engineer 01/1989 - 01/1990
Graham, Texas
  • Supervised mechanical test.
  • lab.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer 01/1985 - 01/1990
Hexcel Corporation
  • Played key role in implementing T.P.S.
  • 1994.
  • Instrumental in changing many manufacturing paradigms by: 1) Implementing one piece pull - (flow days reduced from 30 to 3).
  • 2) Utilizing S.M.E.D.
  • set ups reduced from forty-five minutes to less than one minute.
  • 3) Instilling 5S discipline.
Manufacturing Engineer Plant 01/1985 - 01/1989
Casa Grande, Arizona
  • Bonded honeycomb sandwich structures.
Custom Seat Products - Sun Valley, CA.
  • Started as inspector.
  • Promoted to Assistant Manager of bonded structures cell in 1984.
Goodrich Aerospace
B.A: Business/Economics Jan 1980 Westmont College - Santa Barbara, CA.

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School Attended
Westmont College