DIRECTOR LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
Performance-oriented dynamic logistics professional offering inventive and wide ranging accomplishments and expertise within Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse, Distribution and Operations Analysis, recognized as an innovative leader in launching logistic organizations; planning and executing complex global distribution and warehouse systems. Adept at orchestrating multiple projects with competing priorities involving program development safety initiatives and quality control.
Effectively collaborate with both domestic and international groups to achieve organizational objectives, proficient in delivering comprehensive reports to facilitate site-wide improvements and continuity.
Intuitive leader inspiring high productivity levels; repeated success guiding cross functional teams as well as training, coaching, and motivating staff. Establish build, and maintain productive relationships with external agencies; creating low cost solutions utilizing 3rd party suppliers and carriers. Distinguished in incorporating logistics with business systems; significantly reducing operating costs. Strong interpersonal and communication skills focused on teamwork ; establishing cross lateral reporting protocols with customers, employees and senior executive-level management, proactively conveying operational needs resulting with model customer service and increasing profits. Fluent in Spanish. Maintains an active “Secret” Security Clearance.
Operation and Management Strengths:
Process Redesign/Change Management Risk Management/Quality Control
Project and Operations Oversight Technology Assessment and Solutions
Cost Analysis and Reporting Government and Vendor Relation
Policy and Procedure Development Team Building /Retention Initiatives
Integrated Logistics Support International Logistics cGMP Certified
Inventory Control Procurement Hazardous Material Control
Warehouse Management Microsoft Office/Advanced Excel Fleet Management
Federal Acquisition Regulations OSHA Standards Training Manager
Presentations/Briefings Reports DOT Regulations Total Quality anagement
Procedures Analysis DELTEK/ERP/PAYROLL Technical OrderDevelopment
Supply Chain Manager Armstrong Pharmaceuticals Canton, MA, FEB 2012- JUL 2012
Director in leading all aspects of the supply chain in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Responsible to establish and grow the supply chain, develop synergy between suppliers and the production cycle; ensuring raw materials are procured and received within established inventory, production requirements and schedules. Defined and maintained warehouse cGMP controls and safety standards ensuring logistic team members are compliant with all FDA requirements.
Team leader in procuring and implementing Enterprise Resource Management System.
Reduced purchase order costs: established logistics as the single source for purchasing.
Conducted a cost analysis on current vendors; operating costs reduction of $5M.
Developed a forklift operator’s safety checklist; sustaining a 90 day zero safety violations.
Established Hazardous Material Guidelines in receiving ISO Hazardous containers.
Instituted daily cGMP warehouse inspections; fully compliant during FDA GMP inspection.
Logistics Center Supply Chain Manager Cambridge Int’l. Sys., Inc. Nashua, NH, 2006 – 2011
Manager of logistics and asset management and planning systems; managed global transportation and logistics activities orchestrating the transportation strategy for the Electronics Systems Command located at Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts. Responsible for managing shipment volumes across all modes of transportation: TL, LTL, Ocean, Air, and Parcel. Reduced transportation and logistics cost through a combination of operational improvements optimizing transportation Lean Management and negotiating more cost effective contracts with 2PL and on demand carriers.
Relocated 25,000 SQF warehouse to a 19,000 SQF facility; 45% reduction in lease costs.
Executed time saving programs in unloading, loading, picking and staging product for distribution; yielded 100% customer satisfaction and reducing operating costs by 30%.
Enhanced communication with 3rd party vendors/carriers; loss ratio under 1/10th of 1%.
Designed and implemented a Transportation direct strategy utilizing supply chain modeling; reduced annual global transportation costs across all modes; reducing LTL, TL costs by 40%.
Developed stringent inventory control; resulting in 100% inventory accuracy rate.
Modernized outbound distribution; maintaining a 5 year 98% on time delivery rate.
Implemented OSHA safety standards; sustained a 5 year zero safety violations record.
Motivates personnel to consistently excel in all logistics functions; Awarded Electronic Systems Command Small Business Contractor of the Year for Logistics Management.
Introduced recycling program; re-used shipping material resulting in annual cost savings of $25,000.00 yearly.
Prepared Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to comply with ISO 9001:2000 requirements.
Identified the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for each SOP.
Director/Supply Chain Manager United States Air Force, 1997 – 2005
Distribution/Operations Manager United States Air Force, 1996 – 1997
Warehouse Manager United States Air Force, 1995 – 1996
Shipping Receiving Manager United States Air Force, 1992 – 1995
Logistics Distribution Supervisor United States Air Force, 1990 – 1992
Inventory Management Supervisor/Acquisitions United States Air Force, 1986 – 1990
Inventory Management Specialist/Acquisitions United States Air Force, 1983 – 1986
Managed organizations from 10 to 100 employees in multiple shifts worldwide; directed supply and warehousing activities for equipment and materials valued in excess of $500 million; forged cohesive professional teams that included men and women from diverse backgrounds, through cohesive mentoring program for mangers and subordinates. Took initiatives to improve value within supply chain processes using Lean Tools and principles and competency development of personnel through training and performance appraisals actively involved in implementing practices and processes resulting in optimum warehousing and distribution costs.
Established quality programs; resulting in an inventory accuracy of 99% above 95% AF standard.
Revamped packaging systems; resulting in a 92% reduction in costs and damages.
Improved transportation and warehouse safety programs; reduced injury claims by 90%.
Consistently met 24-hour turnaround goal for 93% of shipments supporting worldwide requirements.
Created targeted Hazardous Material Course; praised by EPA inspectors as best in class.
Directed the logistical deployment and redeployment of over $100M of military equipment to Iraq.
Managed the full contract life cycle for multimillion-dollar procurements in the military/federal arena as the supply chain/purchaser manager for IT/Weapons systems Air Force wide.
Fleet Manager of over 5,000 vehicles deployed to a combat site; maintained a 98% vehicle operable rate; designed lean repairable parts network.
Prepared annual purchase plan and delivery schedule. Eliminated lead time fluctuations via organized and well-designed delivery schedule and cooperation with our suppliers.
Performing analysis and appraisal of hardware designs to identify and document maintenance and support requirements; reduced delays in procurement process by 60%.
Utilizing logistics modeling techniques to predict maintenance levels and costs; reduced maintenance cost by 40%.
Accomplished all assignments ahead of schedule by defining requirements, developing criteria, searching for information, developing concepts, coordinating intra or interdisciplinary interfaces, and controlling allocated resources.
Planning, scheduling, and coordinating the work of others on a large engineering project or on smaller projects containing many complex features or requiring detailed analysis.
Analyzed maintenance concepts and LSA reports ensuring weapons systems capability meet operational performance requirements, reduced logistical support costs by 40%.
Management of Technical Operations/Logistics: 2001- 2005 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
Associates Degree Logistics Management 2001 Community College of the Air Force
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
The Association for Operations Management (APICS)
Boston Community Leadership Academy
Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard