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Supply Chain Engineer

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, 60614, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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********* M. ********

*** *. ****** #** . *******, IL 60614 . 810. ***.**** .

**********@*****.***

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Results oriented, organized, and driven Supply Chain professional with

strengths in the areas of Complex Sales, Logistics, Operations Management,

Engineering, Account Management, and Project Management with significant

background in the Food Service& Automotive industries. Strong process

orientation including experience with developing and implementing new

business processes through understanding of overall corporate supply chain

strategies. Demonstrated ability to dynamically lead a team to achieve

organizational goals through excellent relationship building skills

EXPERIENCE

ArrowStream, Inc Chicago,

Illinois

Strategic Account Manager

2007 - Present

> Concurrently lead multiple teams of 5-7 employees to design,

sell and implement both transportation and software savings

solutions and maintain operational service levels for Arby's,

Popeye's, Burger King, Cinnabon, PF Chang's, BJ's Brewery,

TGIF's, and Church's. Team focuses on optimizing customers

supply chain network with strategic logistics and software

solutions

> Significant increase in revenue responsibility over past 18

months; roughly 40%. Past 12 months responsibility has

increased by 50% by number of customers, 30% revenue increase

> Currently manage 45% of company's gross revenue. Responsible

to grow accounts by 15% - 2009 growth average 22%

> Ensure accounts are meeting monthly KPI's; including gross

margin, gross revenue, gross profit

> Responsible for customer retention, managing contract

renewals, new proposals and SOW's with customers

> Create and present storyboards to internal/external "C" Level

Executives for accounts

Penske Logistics, Ford Motor Company Account

Dearborn, Michigan

Network Design - Senior Logistics Manager

2006 - 2007

> Planned and managed day to day activities of Engineering

Team, including monitoring and maintaining metrics for

monthly/quarterly reviews with customer

> Strategized with management team on upcoming projects while

meeting aggressive timelines, including mentoring and

motivating Engineers to strive to achieve 2007 transportation

cost reduction goal of $25MM

> Interviewed Engineering candidates. Also prepared &

facilitated annual reviews for direct reports

> Managed opening of new Mexico distribution center; traveled

to Mexico and utilized Spanish language to conduct meetings &

negotiations with carriers that resulted in $4M in annual

savings

> Trained through GE Greenbelt training 2007

Network Design -Business Development Logistics

Engineer 2005 - 2006

> Overachieved plan to reduce cost by $25MM to $29MM by

dedicating significant time to multiple projects while

meeting aggressive timelines

> Managed and trained team of 12 responsible for cost

reductions

> Assisted in process improvements and developed other

essential training tools. Developed novice and intermediate

Access training and built Access database to assist Engineers

in calculating supplier volume. Worked with off-site

technology group, implementing new software tool for

calculating volume & dynamic routing

> Worked with Penske plant analysts and customer on plant shift

changes, new model launches, balance outs

> Managed new model launch and Supplier Park launch of Ford

Hermosillo, Mexico Assembly Plant. Designed entire Mexico

network. Facilitated on site campus Supplier meetings in

Hermosillo, Mexico using the Spanish language to verify part

information and discuss shipping requirements and

expectations. Project resulted in $12MM in savings

> Managed the Chicago Distribution closure that resulted in

$3M in annual transportation savings

Network Design - Logistics Engineer

2004 - 2004

> Provided continuous support to Ford Motor Company tier 1

suppliers, distributors, and assembly plants

> Engineered for new model launches, redesigns of the entire

distributor and direct to plant network, Saturday

production/holiday routing, and normal daily process flow

> Initiated cost savings while working with Ford Purchasing and

the carrier base for the most cost effective solution

EDUCATION

Walsh College of Business Troy, Michigan -

Hybrid Program

Masters in Business Administration

September 2009

Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant,

Michigan

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

December 2003

Majors: Marketing and Logistics Management

Minor: Spanish

AHA International, Cursos de Espana Segovia,

Spain

Major: Spanish

January 2002 - April 2002



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