Arif Mohsin

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Calgary, AB (willing to relocate) | 647-913-4599 | |

Detail oriented professional with 8+ years of progressive managerial experience as a Project Coordinator in manufacturing environment using ERP system, with Engineering Management education, LEAN Expert Certification and expertise in resource utilization & proactive maintenance.


Project Management | Lean Manufacturing | Training &Team Building | Continuous Improvement
Time Study | Value Stream Mapping | Process Improvements | JIT Inventory Management
SolidWorks | AutoCAD | SAP | Microsoft Office Suite | PowerPoint | Excel | Word | Visio


  • Optimized manufacturing method sheets, including waste elimination, to create one-piece flow assembly resulting in 30% productivity gain and decrease in inventory by 38%
  • Managed multi-functional team of 35+, implementing OEE & Lean methodologies, on production lines that reduced cost/piece by approximately 27%, while increasing productivity by 30%
  • Developed & managed numerous new corporate accounts, leading to approx. 18000 training hours, created elevator pitches, assessing client needs, identifying training solutions & managing trainers
  • Hands-on experience in systematic problem-solving, identifying gaps in quality control measure, continuous improvement in production processes, consistent with operations business objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & organizational skills to prioritize tasks, provide recommendations, liaising & build trusting relationships with customers to ensure product continuity


Operations Manager                                                                                                                                                               Feb 2016 – July 2021
Effective English Development Program (EEDP)

  • Responsible for defining the center’s goals and establish policies and procedures, developing the operational plan, leading the process of continuous improvement and assisting the external marketing team in target identification
  • Developed and managed numerous new accounts, leading to approx. 15000 training hours, created elevator pitches, assessing client needs, identifying training solutions and managing trainers
  • Conduct ongoing needs analysis leveraging client feedback, identified areas of improvement, and required training to ensure necessary coaching is provided
  • Review and research customer needs & concerns and develop solutions to solve their issue

Consultant-Productivity, Supplier Qualification Program                                                                                     Nov 2016-Apr 2018
GIZ International Services, Bangladesh

  • Led lean manufacturing initiatives and drive transformation across production lines at 3 client factories that reduced cost/piece by approximately 27%, while increasing productivity by 30%
  • Designed production layout and plan to ensure optimal utilization of man, machine, material to reduce waste, work-in-process, inventory, and maximize supply chain & material flow efficiency by 31%
  • Identifying potential bottlenecks in processes, creating continuous flow, minimizing overtime and changeovers to capture recurring annual savings of $166k on select product lines
  • Advise stakeholders, managers & contractors to develop most efficient & safe solutions to achieve target to meet customer demands on time through fault reduction, elimination and better planning
  • Consult on the development and management of the leadership team and technical staff including selection, training, mentorship, performance management and other human resource practices

Project Coordinator, Productivity Engineering Project                                                                                           June 2011-Jan 2016
Youngone Corporation, Bangladesh

  • Managed multi-functional team of 35+ and supporting HR Team to ensure recognition & discipline
  • Optimized production flow and reduced downtime and defect rates using pneumatic attachments, machine adjustments and implementing TPM to achieve average efficiency increases of 25%
  • Executed detailed production analysis, 5S, line utilization, work station improvements, machine installation & layout and work balancing that resulted in increased production volume by 11%
  • Trained and coached engineers & technicians, oversaw sample development, R&D, mentored team members, set KPI and Health & Safety matrices and communicated benchmarking methodology
  • Established and promoted maintenance of safe and healthy work environment; conforming to operational and government Health and Safety programs, ensuring compliance & quality standards

Radiology Research Associate                                                                                                                                               Jan 2010 – Jan 2011
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio – USA

  • Conducted volumetric analysis and create 3-dimensional models of brain anatomy to assist Radiology faculty in select research initiatives including laboratory research and literature searches

Lean Engineering Co-Op, Instrument Manufacturing                                                                                          May 2008 – Nov 2008
Beckman Coulter Inc., Florida – USA

  • Optimized manufacturing method sheets to create one-piece flow assembly resulting in 30% productivity gain and decrease in inventory by 38%
  • Key player in kaizen events to re-design the layout of product lines and slotting optimization to reduce lead-time, create continuous flow and reduce foot-print by 24%


Project Initiation & Planning                                                                                                                                                                         In Progress
Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Supply Chain Principles                                                                                                                                                                                  In Progress
Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology

Operational Excellence Foundations                                                                                                                                                               Oct 2020
Project Management Institute (PMI)

Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps                                                                                                                                   Mar 2020
Ontario Ministry of Labour

Lean Expert Certification                                                                                                                                                                                   Oct 2017
Lidl Supplier Development Department, Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG


Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering – Engineering Management                                                                                           Aug 2009
University of Florida, Florida, USA

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering                                                                                                                                         June 2006
The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA


  • Total Productive Maintenance & Autonomation Progression – Nike LEAN Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2012
  • Capacity Building Training Maximizing and Leveraging Resources: Building & Sustaining Your Efforts, Center for Learning Excellence, August 2010


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