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Oklahoma State University

Estes, Ashley

Zeus Industrial Products

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management                                                                      

August 2009 - December 2012

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

LEAN 101 Certification                                                                                                                                                                                                              

October 2010

Six Sigma Yellow Belt                                                                                                                                                                                                   

July 2012

MOST and Mini-MOST Certified (from ACCENTURE for time studies)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

May 2013

 

EXPERIENCE

Continuous Improvement Coordinator, Zeus Industrial Products

Orangeburg, SC

Nov. 2015 - Present

  • Manage products that create systems and programs to implement drive lean manufacturing at the plant level.
  • Lead for 5S implementation for the plant.

Industrial Engineer, Michelin North America,

US5 Manufacturing Site, Lexington, SC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

March 2014 –Nov. 2015

  • Performed data analysis and forecasting to drive progress and implemented visual tracking of cycle time, production loss time, and manning for a shop  of ≈ 100 employees on daily and monthly basis
  • Prevented $1.2 million cost for shop while increasing production levels by using lean principles
  • Lead for KM Stripping project for ergonomic, environmental, and cost savings of $500,000 annually
  • Cross-functional team leader of machine delaay reduction project which resulted in $3.65 million in returns for the shop
  • Orchestrated project and lead cross-functional team which prevented $1.2 million cost for shop while increasing production levels by using lean principles.
  • Performed data analysis and forecasting to drive progress and implemented visual tracking of cycle time, production loss time, and manning for a $250 million shop expansion of approximately 100 employees on a daily and monthly basis

US9 Manufacturing Site, Ardmore, OK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

January 2013 –March 2014

  • Identified annual savings of $320,000 for plant and increased machine capacity by 18% by using lean principles
  • Structured operator cross training program which was proliferated throughout a shop
  • Responsible for validation and implementation of plant standards for production measures
  • Serve on OSU Recruiting Team and Interviewing Team

 

Operations Engineering Intern, John Deere Des Moines Works, Ankeny, IA                                                                                                         

May 2012 –August 2012

  • Coordinated and implemented lean and 5S principles in work stations to align with new corporate standards.
  • Assisted with supervisory role of production on main assembly line.
  • Identified and addressed environmental issues pertaining to recycling and chemical containment.

 

 

Skills / Expertise

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Time studies
  • Presentation skills
  • Visual Management
  • Capacity Analysis
  • Manpower Analysis
  • 5S
  • Data Analysis

 

Personal Interests

  • OSU Football and Marching Band
  • Bible Studies/Church Activities
  • Tennis
  • Muscle Cars
  • Skeet Shooting

 

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