Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering @
The Ohio State University
Jesse Lang is a dynamic professional with proven track record in operations and project management. His personal leadership, accountability, and technical expertise have been rewarded with progressively increasing responsibilities. Experiences range from design of products and layout of manufacturing facilities to leading turnarounds in operational performance. He thrives on taking opportunities to respond to changing customer expectations
Jesse Lang is a dynamic professional with proven track record in operations and project management. His personal leadership, accountability, and technical expertise have been rewarded with progressively increasing responsibilities. Experiences range from design of products and layout of manufacturing facilities to leading turnarounds in operational performance. He thrives on taking opportunities to respond to changing customer expectations and rapid response to critical situations. He is also fluent in technical German.
Manager, Hirschvogel Production Systems @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaDie Shop Manager @ From May 2014 to Present (1 year 8 months) DIE SHOP SUPERVISOR @ Supervisor of three departments responsible for manufacture and assembly of tools for Hirschvogel's North American operations (HVI).
Use Skills Matrix to train employees and develop skills as the Die Shop expands its mission.
Created and Implemented the 3C Process,a Process designed to evaluate outsourcing of work.
Launched Inventory Management Module in SAP for the HVI Die Shop in 2011.
Hirschvogel's Die Shop International Network won Die Shop of the Year 2010.
Launched SAP as Business Management Software for HVI Die Shop in 2010
Reduced tool steel costs by 42% in 2009.
Launched over 25 new programs during 2008 and 25 in 2009.
Implemented system to track tool orders reducing costs by $900K between 2007 and 2008.
MANUFACTURING ENGINEER 2007
Provided support to the Die Preparation Department, updated documentation, and coordinated tool inventory levels with die shop.
Established daily review meeting to document, track, and troubleshoot tool failures.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER 2006
Coordinated launch of new products. Managed cost reduction projects.
Part of team to discover discrepancies between production and quoted processes and resolve the differences. Process changes saved over $53K per year in operational costs.
Managed program to track most expensive tools in company and plan activities to reduce these costs. From August 2007 to April 2014 (6 years 9 months) OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR/MECHANICAL ENGINEER @ 2005
Supervised 72 people while performing as acting Plant Manager during drawdown of plant operations.
Generated and shipped product to customers $2.5M over forecast for; Communicated daily, weekly, and monthly goals and tracked production progress toward goals.
Led plant shutdown according to schedule while meeting or exceeding all production targets.
Refocused production operation to enable on time shipments of customer orders.
Eliminated expediting costs related to shipping customer orders.
Responded to EH&S emergency and managed fast and successful cleanup.
Directed engineering staff to investigate bottleneck operations that yielded a 10% increase in productivity with no investment in new equipment. From June 2004 to July 2005 (1 year 2 months) MANUFACTURING ENGINEER @ Involved as part of team that managed investment of $10 million to install a program planned to generate $100 million over five years.
Redesigned assembly operations that yielded 20% increase in production rate and 70% reduction in downtime.
Improved work cell to increase feed rate by 50% and reduce changeover time by 25% - 50%.
Planned and managed installation of large scale automation
Improve packaging operation that used ABB IRB 140 robot
Published references identifying operating procedures, replacement parts, and troubleshooting.
Used Solid Edge for modeling and design of equipment for above projects. From July 2000 to June 2004 (4 years) PRODUCT ENGINEER @ Delivered presentation to customer that eliminated persistent quality complaint.
Recommended coatings and alternative materials for future products. From October 1998 to June 2000 (1 year 9 months) Graduate and Undergraduate Research Fellow @ Evaluated tool designs for stamping process and tested tooling for industrial friction evaluation test using PAM-STAMP and DOE techniques on Minster 160T press.
1997 Center for Metal Forming Technology at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
The center for Metal Forming Technology researches in sheet metal forming processes, hydroforming, forging, thixoforming.
Managed experiments to evaluate stamping tooling.
Translated technical documents. From June 1994 to September 1998 (4 years 4 months)
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering @ The Ohio State University From 1996 to 1998 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering @ The Ohio State University From 1990 to 1996 Jesse Lang is skilled in: Solid Edge, Mechanical Analysis, German, Project Management, Team Building, Leadership, Kaizen, Pro Engineer, Lean Manufacturing, Finite Element Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Automotive, Engineering, CAD, Manufacturing Engineering
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