Jason Kilgore

Jason Kilgore

Director of Process Innovation at Riverside Health System

Location
Norfolk, Virginia Area
Industry
Hospital & Health Care

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Jason Kilgore's Overview

Current
Past
  • Operations Manager at Continental Automotive Systems
  • Project / Program Manager at Siemens Automotive Corp
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt at Siemens Automotive Corp
  • Product / Project Engineer at Siemens Automotive Corp
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Jason Kilgore's Summary

Lead teams to achieve financial or quality improvement objectives. Identify cost-savings and risk-mitigation opportunities. Streamline burdensome processes utilizing industry recognized methodologies such as FMEA, PDCA, Project Management, Lean and Six Sigma. Conduct root cause analysis. Design and implement error-proofing and rework prevention strategies.

Specialties

Assess operational gaps, map a plan for success, and lead teams to accomplish meaningful goals

Jason Kilgore's Experience

Director of Process Innovation

Riverside Health System

Nonprofit; 5001-10,000 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

October 2008Present (6 years 1 month)

Improve processes for the 8,000 employee, Peninsula-based health system. Utilize various process improvement models such as Lean, Six Sigma, PDCA, and APDIS (Riverside's PI Model). Projects include well-balanced assignments related to financial objectives, quality, and employee satisfaction. (including previous role as Manager)

Operations Manager

Continental Automotive Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CON.DE; Automotive industry

July 2006October 2008 (2 years 4 months)

Managed fuel injector manufacturing engineering and operations departments with emphasis on first pass yields, quality, and productivity improvements
Interfaced with union leadership on wide variety of topics and issues
Utilized lean manufacturing principles to reduce inventory, labor costs, and defects

Project / Program Manager

Siemens Automotive Corp

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

July 2004July 2006 (2 years 1 month)

Responsible for fuel injector product line (life cycle management) including customer integration, change management, and P&L

Six Sigma Blackbelt

Siemens Automotive Corp

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

February 2002July 2004 (2 years 6 months)

Led quality, capacity, and yield improvement projects utilizing lean and six sigma principles. Completed extensive six sigma training and achieved 90%+ on each of 4 exhaustive six sigma examinations.

Product / Project Engineer

Siemens Automotive Corp

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

May 1996February 2002 (5 years 10 months)

Designed, developed, and integrated automotive fuel components. Worked closely with major OEM's to bring to market new fuel delivery strategies for fuel injected engines.

Jason Kilgore's Skills & Expertise

  1. Process Improvement
  2. Change Management
  3. Leadership
  4. Automotive
  5. Finance
  6. Six Sigma
  7. Lean Manufacturing
  8. Continuous Improvement
  9. Program Management
  10. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  11. Value Stream Mapping
  12. Project Management
  13. Manufacturing
  14. Root Cause Analysis
  15. FMEA
  16. Operational Excellence
  17. Business Process Improvement
  18. Kaizen
  19. Operations Management
  20. Team Building
  21. Data Analysis
  22. Business Analysis
  23. Performance Improvement
  24. DMAIC
  25. Quality Management
  26. Process Engineering
  27. Strategy
  28. Product Development
  29. Supply Chain Management
  30. TQM
  31. Management
  32. Quality Assurance
  33. Strategic Planning
  34. Training
  35. Supply Chain
  36. Manufacturing Engineering
  37. Procurement
  38. Black Belt
  39. Team Leadership
  40. Quality System
  41. Materials Management
  42. Project Planning
  43. Purchasing
  44. 5S
  45. SPC
  46. MS Project
  47. Kanban
  48. Toyota Production System
  49. Manufacturing Operations Management
  50. Green Belt

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Jason Kilgore's Education

Old Dominion University

BS, Mechanical Engineering

19911996

Regent University

MBA, Finance

20042007

University of Michigan

Professional Certificate, Lean Systems

2006

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