OBJECTIVE: General Manager or equivalent position in China.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent personality with strong leadership.
Strong communication, interpersonal and people management skills.
Highly motivated and result-oriented professional with expertise in Lean manufacturing operations.
Strong skills in implementing goals, driving activities and solving problems.
Proficient both in Chinese and English.
Datacolor Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Suzhou, China. (2004 – 2006)
Developed and restructured the organization, setup manufacturing facility and used all resources effectively.
Managed and directed department of production, quality, engineering, purchasing, finance, HR and logistics.
Fully responsible for local operation and performance, developed and submitted plans and goals periodically.
Led a group of highly motivated managers to define and execute plans to meet goals within financial constrains.
Implemented company policies and guidelines, advocated good spirit and team work.
Developed cost effective and highly qualified local suppliers and achieved net 45% COGS against original US costs.
Cooperated headquarter to smoothly transfer products and technology from US to China.
Successfully launched transferred products in Suzhou, exceed requirements in speed, quality and cost.
Maintained high standard quality requirements for products, led and drove the implementation of ISO9001 system.
Conducted management review periodically and generated action plans in all levels to secure more effective operations.
Drove the continuous improvement of production efficiency and cost reduction projects.
Developed annual budget plans and successfully managed headcounts and expenses under the budget.
Built up effective logistics team to minimize inventory, managed warehouse and supported business growth inside EPZ.
Maintained good relationship with local SIP and EPZ officers.
Achieved sales in five million US dollars, turned loss to net profit in FY2005.
Jacobs Chuck Manufacturing Company, Clemson, South Carolina, USA. (1995-2004)
Involved in Kaizen projects to make continuous improvement.
Implemented in reduction in cycle time, direct labor, scraps, and improvement of quality by using Lean
Developed engineering documents and work instructions.
Designed and developed tooling, fixtures, machine specifications, rebuilt and purchased new equipment.
Hands-on machine troubleshooting to reduce machine downtime.
Performed root cause analysis and statistical tools (6 Sigma and Cpk) to improve and implement solutions to complex manufacturing and tooling processes.
Involved in new product development by using QFD design principles and concurrent engineering team to quickly launch new product from concept through production.
Involved in planning and start-up of eight million dollar investment of Jacobs-Suzhou in China.
As a team leader to coordinate and lead cross functional teams both in U.S. and China to transfer products and technologies from U.S. facility to Suzhou facility.
Implemented the initial production line design and operation start-up at Jacobs-Suzhou facility.
Provided training to Suzhou employees including Lean manufacturing, assembly process, work instruction, quality inspection, quality control and ISO9000 system.
Supported and coordinated the construction project of Jacobs-Suzhou facility.
Assisted in localization for components, cutting tools, and spare machine parts.
Facilitated good communications between U.S. and China groups.
Engineering Manager At Jacobs-Suzhou Facility
Managed and directed engineering department and maintenance team.
Oversaw operation efficiency and product quality, drove for process improvement and troubleshooting to maintain high standard quality and productivity.
Led team members to resolve quality issues in related to product design, function, and manufacturing
process on daily operations.
Managed and supported in outsourcing and component localization projects.
Supported service department in related to product function, quality and performance.
Drove for product redesign and making more competitive products for Chinese market.
Set up time line and successfully launched production for transferred products within deadline.
Met with customers, vendors, and government officials to develop successful China operations.
Developed departmental budgets for capitalized equipment and other expenses.
Resident Expatriate At Jacobs-Suzhou Facility
Assisted GM in defining business plans and objectives, led team to take actions and execute plans.
Developed plans and drove for actions in continuous improvement of operational performance and cost reduction projects.
Monitored and supported existing operations to meet targets in quality, quantity, cost and delivery.
Drove Lean manufacturing initiatives throughout manufacturing areas.
Implemented and maintained manufacturing quality systems.
Directed for new product development, sampling, testing and pilot running.
Led cross functional team to launch new products and met goals in quality, cost, productivity and capacity.
Supported and managed in localization projects and worked with suppliers to resolve technical issues.
Coordinated and supported in marketing, sales, human resource, logistics and recruiting efforts.
Managed in maintaining good relationship with customers, suppliers and local officers.
TechStyle Inc., Piedmont, South Carolina, USA. (1993-1995)
Analyzed data to create and develop specifications and design concepts.
Applied computer aided design and drafting skills to design new products.
Performed kinematics and dynamics analysis as well as finite element analysis.
Made detailed and layout drawings, documented design records and bill of materials.
Worked with other engineers as a team to build prototypes.
Assembled and tested prototypes, made design alternation if necessary.
Modified and upgraded existing products for better performance.
Shangrao Automotive Company, Jiangxi, China (1990-1992)
Hands-on machine operation and general practice.
Designed and developed tooling and fixtures.
Made detailed and assembly drawings.
Documented design records and created bill of materials.
Worked with other engineers as a team to build fixtures.
Assembled and tested fixtures, made design alternation if necessary.
Modified existing tooling and fixtures.
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering (May, 1995) Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA.
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (July, 1990) Jiangxi Polytechnic University, P.R.China.
Extensive Lean Manufacturing training by Mr. Nakao, Shiqijishu Consulting Firm (December, 1995)
Extensive Lean Manufacturing training by Mr. Nakao, Shiqijishu Consulting Firm (September, 1996)