SVP Operations & Engineering, X-Rite/Pantone (Danaher) @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Zürich Area, SwitzerlandVP Worldwide Operations, X-Rite/Pantone (Danaher) @ From January 2013 to January 2015 (2 years 1 month) Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan AreaVP Operations, Danaher Industrial Technologies Division @ Industrial Technologies Division Operations lead responsible for the successful integration of newly acquired (May
SVP Operations & Engineering, X-Rite/Pantone (Danaher) @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Zürich Area, SwitzerlandVP Worldwide Operations, X-Rite/Pantone (Danaher) @ From January 2013 to January 2015 (2 years 1 month) Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan AreaVP Operations, Danaher Industrial Technologies Division @ Industrial Technologies Division Operations lead responsible for the successful integration of newly acquired (May 2012) XRite / Pantone into Danaher and the Danaher Business System. From April 2012 to December 2012 (9 months) Director Operations, Global Fire Suppression @ Fire & Security Division
$460M in sales, 11 total sites, 8 direct reports, 5 indirect reports, ~550 total employees of responsibility. Group & Direct Ashland, MA site Ops Lead.
Achieved $1.3M in year-over-year group plant productivity.
Improved group OTD from 81% to 91% and Supplier OTD from 83% to 90%.
Improved Ashland plant OTD from 80% to 97%
3 group sites achieved their next ACE (Lean) Site Certifications in 2011. From December 2010 to April 2012 (1 year 5 months) VP Operations, OECO (Danaher) @ Aerospace & Defense Business
• Assumed multi-site responsibility for PacSci, EKD and PacSci, OECO in Feb. ’09
• Operations lead for consolidation of EKD (CA) business within OECO (OR) business. (Aug. – Dec. 2009).
• Acquired and integrated Sypris (FL) business into OECO facility in 2010.
• 8 direct reports and reporting responsible for a total of 260 employees From February 2009 to December 2010 (1 year 11 months) Portland, Oregon AreaV.P. Operations, EKD (Danaher) @ Aerospace & Defense Business
Site named a Top 5 Finalist for Danaher’s 2007 Americas’ Most Improved Plant Award and a Finalist (#2) for Danaher’s 2008 Best Worldwide Plant Award (Highest Danaher Plant Award).
Improved OTD from 87% to an average of 99% through 2008 & 2009.
Reduced past-due backlog from $150K to $0 for 29 months-in-a-row.
72% reduction in Inventory $'s. 171% improvement in quick inventory turns (8.7 to 23.6) via Kanban expansion program and elimination of warehousing.
25% improvement in productivity and $2.3M in Operations Cost-out. From October 2006 to December 2009 (3 years 3 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaValue Stream Manager, Gems Sensors (Danaher) @ Business Unit Attributes in 2006: $22M sales, 4,400 customers, 1 day – 4 week lead time, 21 assembly cells
Improved OTD by 12% to 93%+
71% reduction in Warranty Returns through root cause problem solving
11% improvement in Productivity through Kaizen activity From January 2005 to October 2006 (1 year 10 months) Hartford, Connecticut AreaMaterials Manager / DBS Leader, Anderson Instrument Company (Danaher) @ Achieved 26% PPV vs. available spend in Year 1 through commodity management process.
Improved inventory turns by 36% through Kanban expansion and Daily Mgmt.
Achieved 94% OTD
Supply chain lead on acquisition and integration of IL business into AIC (NY) facility.
DBS (Lean) Manager (in addition to Mat'l Mgr role) where I led floor and front office Kaizen events. From September 2002 to January 2005 (2 years 5 months) Albany, New York AreaProduction Mgr, Purchasing Mgr, Facility Mgr., Production Supr., Industrial & Mech. Engineer @ Held Six Progressive Assignments Associated with Planned Management Development Program
Nominee for Divisional Employee of the Year, 1999
2nd Shift Production Manager (4/2002 – 9/2002)
Purchasing Manager (4/2001 – 4/2002)
Facilities Engineer / Maintenance Manager (4/2000 – 4/2001)
Production Line Supervisor (10/1999 – 4/2000)
Industrial Engineer (1/1999 – 10/1999)
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering Lead, Flexible Machining System (6/1998 – 1/1999) From June 1998 to September 2002 (4 years 4 months) Greater Atlanta Area
BS, Industrial Engineering @ Purdue University From 1994 to 1998 M.B.A. @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Brad Lewis is skilled in: Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Process Improvement, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Management, Integration, Manufacturing Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, Kanban, Engineering
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