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Operations . Procurement . Warehousing . Transportation
Results-focused leader with extensive supply-chain management experience
and the proven ability to consistently deliver outstanding performance
within diversified, dynamic environments. Strong organizational and
communications skills that ensure organizational results exceed client
expectations and drive corporate profitability.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Solutions Selling Inventory Management
Problem Solving Client Development Process Improvement
Cycle Count Quality Assurance Air & Ocean Importation
Administration Contract Administration Freight Optimization
KUEHNE + NAGEL INC. -- LEAD LOGISTICS DIVISION 7/1994 TO 4/2012
Supply Chain & Inventory Manager
. Supervises across diverse teams. Analyzes costs and requirements to
optimize material-sourcing processes, labor and related expenses.
. Manages performance and budgets to ensure goal achievement, as well as
the maintenance and development of internal and external customers'
. Secure third-party transportation contractors - both international and
domestic - and coordinate efforts to accomplish stated business
objectives and goals.
. Manage distribution center and forward stocking location inventories. To
include over-seeing large scale cycle count programs while providing
reporting and discrepancy reconciliation.
> Ground Transportation Coordinator (2011-2012): Responsible for
client services, carrier management, contract maintenance, shipment
analysis, resolution of hazardous materials transportation issues,
cargo claims, and cost-savings and performance metrics.
> Ocean Export Manager for Philips Medical (2008-2011): Partnered
with UPS to establish container requirements for Philips U.S.
exports to Philips Netherlands. Liaise with Philips and its vendors
to establish relevant export/import activities for the
organization's sales, purchasing, materials management and
production functions. Managed the Philips/UPS Container Freight
Station in Newark, N.J., responsible for consolidating material
from U.S.-based Philips suppliers for shipment to Philips
> Business Manager for Tomotherapy (2005-2007)): Responsible for
defining customer requirements and performance. Design and lead
implementation of solutions to meet client's needs for the
international market, as well as local conditions and operating
constraints. Includes SOP development, KPI and metrics analysis in
support of regular client meetings. Result of efforts has been a 17-
percent reduction in global logistics spend and nearly $2 million
in reduced inventory.
> Supply-Chain Field Service Manager (2000-2004): Direct
responsibility for contract negotiations, day-to-day business
operations and site selection for 33 multi-client forward-stocking
locations. Analyzed performance to resolve issues and uncover
improvement opportunities. Administered recognition program for
exemplary performance and achievement within the supply chain
network. Led negotiation of standard vendor rate for warehouse and
transportation activities, producing first-year savings of
> Inventory Control Manager for Sun Microsystems DC/FSL Network (1994-
1999): Managed inventory-control specialists overseeing $50 million
in critical spare parts. Through daily/weekly cycle counting of
specified ABC categorized material maintained a line-item accuracy
rate of 99.1 percent, along with a net 99.96 percent dollar
accuracy rate. Directed all inbound and outbound freight processes
for spare parts distributed across more than 130 North American
locations. Planned and implemented spare-parts scrap program,
identifying end-of-life products, as well as excess product,
delivering inventory and storage savings of $1.4 million, while
reducing required network storage space by 20 percent. Later, as
Inventory Control Manager of the 130 Kuehne + Nagel North American
forward stocking locations my team was responsible for overseeing
the inventory integrity and cycle count program for over $100
million worth of spare parts inventory for customers in the
computer, medical and HVAC industries. Each week over 7,000 SKUs
and 95,000 lines were cycle counted to maintain customer KPI
Schott Electronics 3/1984 to 7/1994
. Led 40 direct and two indirect employees across a two-shift operation,
who were responsible for the assembly of glass-to-metal seal
components housing computer microchips.
. Responsible for producing and managing operating and capital budgets.
. Managed relationships with multiple vendors - equipment, contractors
and their technical support.
. Stewardship of internal requirements to ensure accurate product
content and specifications.
> Implemented new planning system that increased production schedule
accuracy by 25 percent.
> Increased units per-person/per-day from 12,500 to 16,000.
> Led weekly employee meetings to improve team dialogue, build a
spirited environment and improve job performance.
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