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Customer Service Supply Chain

White House, Tennessee, 37188, United States
May 29, 2010

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Barry Booker

*** ****** ****

White House, TN ***88

Phone/Message: (615) ***-****


Summary of Qualifications

Established materials and manufacturing professional with 11 years of

progressive supply chain and operations experience. Mid-level Tier 1 and

Tier 2 automotive management experience in the areas of Purchasing,

Materials, Planning, Scheduling, Operations, Assembly, Customer Service,

and Supplier Quality. OEM Materials Planning experience.

Six Sigma JIT


TS16949 ISO 9001/14001

Capacity Planning

MRP/MPS Staff Management KANBAN

8-D Analysis Sub Assembly Planning

Kitting & Line Sequencing

Cellular Manufacturing BOM Structure/Analysis PPAP/SIR

Cost Accounting Vendor Managed Inventory P&L/Budgeting

Process Change Champion Cross-Departmental Teams SAP


I2/Factory Planner AMAPS FileMaker Pro

Syteline Empact/WTCS MS Office



Sarbanes Oxley Make/Buy Analysis Value Added


. Experienced champion and team member of multiple multi-million dollar

cost savings projects.

. Experience with multiple Fortune 500 companies, industry leaders,

and world class manufacturers.

. Proven management and accountability skills in team building.

. Proven material management skills to maximize supply chain.

Professional Experience

Supply Chain/Manufacturing Consultant


Contract Basis

Supply Chain and Master Scheduling (Production Control)

Ideal, Inc.

Develop master schedule for plant floor of $120 million per year

automotive, plumbing, and retail Tier 2 manufacturer. Generate daily

workflow for 50 assembly and packaging workcenters. Analyze sales and

usage data to determine the best avenue to pursue through LEAN initiatives

and JIT material flow. Champion various process improvement projects to

reduce on-hand inventories and increase on-time delivery. Plan and

schedule component parts for Mexico and China facilities.

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Materials

Schneider Electric/Square D Company

Assumed lead role at $14 billion per year electrical component manufacturer

in establishing supply chain for new product implementation for NAOD. Set

up of all new component items in AMAPS system. Ensured supply chain was

established by establishing purchasing contracts and working with suppliers

to track deliveries. Coordinated with Materials group to establish KANBAN

quantities and identify rack locations in order to ensure a seamless

transition from old product to new product. Coordinated use up plan for

EOL materials to minimize/avoid obsolescence. Worked closely with

Production team to ensure that new products were scheduled for PPAP runs

and worked closely with inventory control to ensure that materials were

properly backflushed to the correct BOMs.

. Established ECO supply chain on Metal Clad QVE Project - 100% to

standard and on-time delivery.

. Led KANBAN reduction project for Motorpact workcenter - Reduction in

monthly inventory costs by $75K and

reduced overall DSI for workcenter by


. Worked closely with Production team to ensure all build items were

established properly and available - Shipped on-time requirements in

excess of 99%.

Manufacturing Floor Manager 2006-


NICGlobal, Inc.

Managed day to day operations of $50 million per year sheet metal

fabricator for Tier 1 automotive supplier by leading production duties of

over 100 line associates. Mentored 9 salaried production supervisors

spanning a three-shift operation. Communicated metrics with workforce

regarding DPM's, on-time delivery, safety, uptime, and employee efficiency.

Maintained capacity planning for all workcenters and product lines within

the Assembly department.

. Promoted a safe working environment - Zero Lost Time Accidents during

my tenure.

. Implemented ergonomics in working areas and workcenter specific

operators - Doubled overall employee efficiency (40% to 95%).

. Grouped work orders by unique raw material and machine tooling -

Increased machine uptime by 40% and reduced work order backlog by


. Scheduled work for Production floor in the Assembly area and ensured

that all materials were properly backflushed through MRP inventory

control system with proper job clocking.

Materials Planning Manager 2005-


Ideal, Inc.

Managed raw material, purchasing, customer service, and supplier quality

processes for $65 million per year Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive hose clamp

manufacturer. Managed the day to day work responsibilities for 5 salaried

employees in the areas of customer service, materials planning, and MRO

purchasing. $20M per year spend on oscillate wound stainless and carbon

steel, as well as, stainless and carbon rod.

. Established tighter KANBAN restrictions to more closely match actual

requirements - Resulted in monthly inventory cost savings in excess of


. Established offshore suppliers on Vendor Managed Inventory - Resulted

in annual carrying cost avoidance in excess of $500K.

. Worked closely with Production team to ensure all material needs were

met or exceeded - Line fill and order fill in excess of 99%.

. Coordinated Production schedule with Master Scheduler to ensure that

product was available to run specific jobs.

. Worked closely with inventory control manager to ensure that proper

backflush occurred and cycle counted/recommend adjustments of

discrepant inventories.

Senior Materials Planner


Dell, Inc.

Planned inbound raw material for 17 production lines for $40 billion per

year computer and peripheral manufacturer and distributor. Worked closely

with Master Scheduling to ensure proper workcenters were scheduled for

Production floor and that materials were available for build. Worked

closely with Inventory Control to adjust discrepant inventories.

. Team member for "Top 200" Boxing line - Increased throughput by 60%.

Shipped on time in excess of 99%.

. Implemented a variance stockroom in which to transact inventory

variances - Reduced future outages by 35%.

. Implemented material handling associate tool - company was able to

capture 100% of outages and where they were occurring with the most



Freed-Hardeman University

Bachelors of Business Administration

Human Resource Management - 3.1 (4.0) GPA in Business Acumen

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