President and General Manager - Remy China @ BorgWarner - Remy International
COO - Chief Operating Officer @ GreenTech Automotive, Inc.
BME, Mechanical Engineering @
Senior Global Operations executive with a history of proven success with International start-ups, product launches, lean manufacturing, productivity improvements, and positive government relations. Very skilled and astute at working with diverse global cultures at all levels, forging personal and productive relationships. Demonstrated ability at inspiring organization improvements targeting safety, product quality and return on investment. Interested in
Senior Global Operations executive with a history of proven success with International start-ups, product launches, lean manufacturing, productivity improvements, and positive government relations. Very skilled and astute at working with diverse global cultures at all levels, forging personal and productive relationships. Demonstrated ability at inspiring organization improvements targeting safety, product quality and return on investment. Interested in utilizing experience and knowledge to deliver positive business results in new or evolving enterprises.
Specialties: Global manufacturing leadership - China, Mexico, US.
Extensive greenfield start-ups and product launch experience
Lean manufacturing, productivity, and process improvements
Quality systems and supplier development,
Proactive Government relations
President and General Manager - Remy China @ From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Wuhan, Hubei, ChinaCOO - Chief Operating Officer @ From July 2013 to January 2014 (7 months) COO - Chief Operating officer @ Responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing, Product Quality, Supply Chain, and Logistics for a start-up Electric car company with multiple manufacturing locations in China and the U.S. involving vehicle, battery manufacturing and assembly for North American markets. From December 2011 to July 2013 (1 year 8 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaInternational Manufacturing and Management Consultant @ Independent consulting practice advising Fortune 500 Global Manufacturing Companies engaged in heavy construction equipment, automotive, motorcycles, and beverage bottling. Assignment locations included China, Germany, Central America, Saudi Arabia, and the U.S. Consulting subjects were focused were on Productivity, Through-put improvement, reduction of break-even volumes, and overall manufacturing cost reductions and increased flexibility. From February 2010 to November 2011 (1 year 10 months) Complex Director Ramos Arizpe, Mexico @ Manufacturing Complex Leader responsible for 2 engine plants, 2 Transmission plants and 2 vehicle assembly plants. Launched the 2010 Cadillac SRX From September 2007 to October 2009 (2 years 2 months) Plant Manager - Pontiac Truck Assembly @ Lead the Silverado Pick-up Launch and received the J.D. Powers Best in Segement award for Quality From August 2006 to September 2007 (1 year 2 months) Plant Manager - Wilmington Assembly @ Lead the plant activities and the conversion for and the launch of the 2006 Pontiac Solstice From February 2004 to July 2006 (2 years 6 months) Vice President of Manufacturing @ Lead the site manufacturing activities and the launches of the
Global 4 cylinder engine plant, the Saturn VUE and the Saturn ION From July 2000 to January 2004 (3 years 7 months) Executive Director of Manufacturing @ Manufacturing Executive leader for the start up of the GM-SAIC joint venture engine, transmission and vehicle assembly complex From April 1996 to June 2000 (4 years 3 months)
MBA, Economics @ University of Delaware From 1976 to 1980 BME, Mechanical Engineering @ Kettering University From 1970 to 1975 Dennis Dougherty is skilled in: Warehousing, Management Consulting, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Management, Automotive, Continuous Improvement, Value Stream Mapping, Manufacturing, Toyota Production System, Six Sigma, Process Improvement, Supply Chain, Global Sourcing, Manufacturing Operations Management, Supply Chain Management
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