Experienced Leader of Process Improvement with a history of coaching teams to perform above their own expectations. Expert problem solver skilled in business process analysis and utilizing Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work/Best Practice, Statistics/Analysis, Hoshinn Kanri (policy Deployment), 5S, SMED, & FMEA. Project Management with Agile/Scrum as well as traditional methodology.
Strong IT / programming skills which support Problem Solving. Developed internet based reports (SQL, PHP, Cold Fusion etc) which brings Big data into a format that non technical users can use to break down problems into manageable pieces. Skilled in Cyber Security, Data mining, Executive coaching, Group & Team facilitation, Team Building, and a long list of programming languages.
Process Re-engineering, process improvement, balancing labor. Performance objectives and metrics to determine inbound or outbound productivity requirements. Obsessed with customer experience.
David has held various positions at Union Pacific Railroad over the past 28 years. For the first 7 years David worked primarily in operations in Salt Lake City and Memphis. From that point forward David has worked at a Director and/or Senior Director level in this Fortune 500 company with a primary focus on quality assurance, continuous improvement and process improvement. David worked directly with senior leadership to develop Hoshin Kanri strategy and to deploy that strategy across the company. David has a high experience level with Lean/Six Sigma, Standard Work, A3 and PDCA problem solving processes, data analysis, DMAIC data driven quality strategy, control charts, statistics, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), regression and correlation.
David has an AS in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services from Sierra College and a BS in IT Security/Cyber Security from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City.