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Patrick J. Downey 4148 Winwood Circle Pacific MO 63069 636 234-5829 (cell) pd15fd8fa@westpost.


OBJECTIVE An Operations Management position that best utilizes my professional, academic a nd team building skills. FORMAL EDUCATION MBA, Business Administration, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA BA Degree, Business Administration, St Maryas College, Moraga, CA PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE HARMAN-BECKER, Washington, MO Jan 2010 a" Present Operations Manager a Manage 2nd shift manufacturing, production control, materials procurement, war ehouse/inventory, and build schedule requirements. a Directing team of 150+ employees in build, test, ship of radios and amplifiers for the automotive industry, primarily Chrysler, BMW, and Harley Davidson. a Utilizing lean manufacturing tools and continuous improvement (Kaizen) techniq ues, 2nd shift has reduced waste by >15% and improved prod. efficiencies by >20%. a Responsible for metrics measurements and bottom line goals attainment. a Report directly to Plant Manager and Corporate Directors on all profit and los s objectives.

Fontbonne University, Clayton, MO Feb 2009 a" Jan 2010 Instructor - Masters of Management Degree Program a Teaching aManaging for Quality and Excellencea a Concepts include; Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement practices, Change Control, SIX SIGMA and Statistical Process Control (SPC). a Designing and developing both on-line and face-to-face Graduate level courses

Chrysler LLC, Fenton, MO Aug 1998 - Jun 2009 Vehicle Operations/Engineering Change Management Manager Vehicle assembly Operations Team Leader for both the Dodge Truck and Dodge and Chrysler mini-van assembly plants in Fenton, MO. Comprised of both UAW (union) represented and non-represented employees, respon sible for daily product line vehicle build and parts/materials usage integrity. Using SPC and Six Sigma data collection techniques, delivery times were improve d by over 30% while inventory agains and lossesa were reduced by 15%. Chrysler LLC, Fenton, MO Cost Center Materials Manager As a Production Control Team Leader, supervising over 25 bargaining and non bar

gaining (UAW) unit employees, responsibilities included all phases of parts/mate rials ordering and delivery to mini-van assembly operations. Managed daily activities of off - site warehouse and across docka inbound and o utbound freight. This included ensuring all less than a truckload (LTL) commodit ies are correctly identified and scanned into data base for proper resequencing. Created a data base that included over 90% of shipped container dimensions to m aximize outbound acube rates. Managed parts/material inventories in excess of $15M, performing required cycle counts and ensuring necessary adjustments were taken maintaining inventory cont rol integrity.

Ford Aerospace (Ford Motor Diversified Products), Palo Alto, CA Jun 1985 a" Aug 1998 Materials/Subcontracts Materials Manager, Quality Engineering Supervisor Managing a team of 6 - 8 Materials Managers, had materials and subcontracts res ponsibilities for all commercial and military contracts. Managed 100K sq ft warehouse and distribution center facility for government an d commercial space flight parts and materials. With staff of 20+ exempt and nonexempt employees had budget and inventory control, shipping/receiving, in/out bo und freight, and subassembly fabrication responsibility for $50M acost center ac tivitya. With overall operating budgets in excess of $100M, cost account monthly Profit & Loss reporting responsibility was at the vice president level.

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