Michael Hendrix

Michael Hendrix

Works at:

MakerBot®

Location in:

Ithaca, United States

Michael Hendrix

Michaels connections

Currently

Works at:
MakerBot®
Location in:
Ithaca, United States

Bio

A motivated and experienced operations improvement leader credited with the ability to drive efficiencies within businesses through quality improvement solutions, data analytics and insights, production and process improvements, and cost reduction strategies. A unique blend of business and technical savvy, with an ability to see the “big picture”, and a drive to make visions a reality. Demonstrated expertise in building and maintaining relationships, while managing teams and effectively communicating company goals and visions.

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Michael has experience in

  • Automotive
  • Consumer goods
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Technology

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Work

2015 – present

Quality Engineering Manager

MakerBot®
  • Focusing on continuous, quality improvement of all products in manufacting operations.
2013 – present

Business Consultant

Businesses at various stages of growth within different industries
  • • Financial Client: Provided marketing strategy to improve lead generation with an anticipated conversion rate of 15%
  • • Automotive Client (through TPT): Led quality turnaround plan for $ multi-million launch of new vehicle operations; achieved 50% improvement in top product quality issues
  • • Non-Profit Client: Provided strategy expertise to deputy director to create product improvement plan; received $700K grant based on efforts
  • • Technology Client: Developed go-to-market plan that tripled user acquisition within first two weeks of public launch; maintained 10% user growth every week
2012
(May – Aug)

Marketing Associate, Raid Insecticides Brand

S.C. Johnson & Son
  • I led brand marketing projects and provided marketing actions to grow share and revenue opportunities for Raid.
  • -Performed competitive analysis of Nielsen data and market research to derive key insights to optimize product assortment at key retailers resulting in $22M revenue opportunity
  • -Developed strategic claims for Raid portfolio and delivered key business insights based on consumer and competitor trends to counter competitive claims and grow share and presence
  • -Led 7-person cross-functional team to create brand new packaging structure and graphics for a new product launch in 2014 to grow and retain consumers; performed A/B testing to ensure success of package in marketplace
2004 – 2011

Lead Engineer

Ford Motor Company
  • I launched new model engine products for the F-150 pickup truck and Ford Mustang, ensuring the quality and reliability demanded by our consumers.
  • -Directed Canadian management and operations team in initiatives to improve delivery of 5.0-liter engine by 31% within three months; resulted in $500M increase in annual profit
  • -Oversaw analysis of quality improvement and cost efficiency factors for 5.0-liter engine operations; resulted in 10% quality improvement and annual cost savings of $750K
  • -Led Global development and implementation of new model engine manufacturing systems for China, Brazil, and India
  • -Led continuous quality improvement actions; developed and supported analysis methods that increased manufacturing quality internationally

Work

2015 – present

Quality Engineering Manager

MakerBot®
  • Focusing on continuous, quality improvement of all products in manufacting operations.
2013 – present

Business Consultant

Businesses at various stages of growth within different industries
  • • Financial Client: Provided marketing strategy to improve lead generation with an anticipated conversion rate of 15%
  • • Automotive Client (through TPT): Led quality turnaround plan for $ multi-million launch of new vehicle operations; achieved 50% improvement in top product quality issues
  • • Non-Profit Client: Provided strategy expertise to deputy director to create product improvement plan; received $700K grant based on efforts
  • • Technology Client: Developed go-to-market plan that tripled user acquisition within first two weeks of public launch; maintained 10% user growth every week
2012
(May – Aug)

Marketing Associate, Raid Insecticides Brand

S.C. Johnson & Son
  • I led brand marketing projects and provided marketing actions to grow share and revenue opportunities for Raid.
  • -Performed competitive analysis of Nielsen data and market research to derive key insights to optimize product assortment at key retailers resulting in $22M revenue opportunity
  • -Developed strategic claims for Raid portfolio and delivered key business insights based on consumer and competitor trends to counter competitive claims and grow share and presence
  • -Led 7-person cross-functional team to create brand new packaging structure and graphics for a new product launch in 2014 to grow and retain consumers; performed A/B testing to ensure success of package in marketplace
2004 – 2011

Lead Engineer

Ford Motor Company
  • I launched new model engine products for the F-150 pickup truck and Ford Mustang, ensuring the quality and reliability demanded by our consumers.
  • -Directed Canadian management and operations team in initiatives to improve delivery of 5.0-liter engine by 31% within three months; resulted in $500M increase in annual profit
  • -Oversaw analysis of quality improvement and cost efficiency factors for 5.0-liter engine operations; resulted in 10% quality improvement and annual cost savings of $750K
  • -Led Global development and implementation of new model engine manufacturing systems for China, Brazil, and India
  • -Led continuous quality improvement actions; developed and supported analysis methods that increased manufacturing quality internationally

Education

2011 – 2013

Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management

Marketing (MBA)
2013

Melbourne Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2011 – 2013

Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
1999 – 2004

University of Michigan

Bachelors of Science in Engineering

Additional Info

Website
about.me/mhendrix