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Manager Supply Chain

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, 19046, United States
May 23, 2010

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Richard C. Mager

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La Salle University - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bachelors of Science Degree, Industrial Management - Minor in Economics

Youngstown State University - M.A. Economics, completed 36 hours.


Alloy Surfaces Corporation, part of the Chemring Group,UK


Global Manufacturer of Communication,Sensor and Countermeasure products

Group Director, Supply Chain Management & Supplier Quality

Combine Eight Autonomous Business Groups of Chemring N.A. into a Corporate

Supply Chain function, integrating common suppliers and materials across

operating divisions into a Corporate Procurement, Material Planning and

Logistics Group achieving substantial material, inventory and

transportation cost reductions.

Manage multiple plant activities (5 Plants) for all Supply Chain activities

with five (5 ) direct reports.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. - Malvern, Pennsylvania

4/03 to 11/2007

5/93 to 1/2000

Global Manufacturer of Electronic Active and Passive Components with Sales

of $3.3 billion.

Vice President Global Purchasing, Transportation and Logistics

Responsible for Corporate Policy, Procedure and Procurement of $1.2 billion

of Production Material and $250 million Capital Equipment. Personally

negotiated 87 direct material commodities representing a spend of $850

million dollars.

Responsible for acquisition of all Capital equipment in 12 operating

groups worldwide. Direct all procurement activity through global

"Procurement Council" with responsibility for issuance and award of all

corporate contracts globally with a positive purchase price variance of

$108 million over 5 years.

Establishment of centralized global sourcing effort to minimize supplier

base, cost reduce production material and qualify additional suppliers

where competition was needed. Organize 23 Operating Groups and its

Purchasing Organizations into a Corporate driven worldwide


organization, utilizing Contract Negotiations for 80 common raw material

commodities across all Groups. Nine (9 ) direct reports worldwide at the

Director level.

Responsible for Procurement material budget and overall strategic supplier

plan for cost reduction and development of supplier base worldwide.

Develop "Joint Venture" with China Non Ferrous Metals in the Republic of

China to supply precious metals such as tantalum, silver and palladium.

IKON Office Solutions - Malvern, Pennsylvania 1/2000 to


Global Distributor of Solutions and Equipment for Reprographics Industry

with Sales of $5.8 billion.

Corporate Vice President Supply Chain Purchasing and Inventory Planning

Responsible for Global Purchasing and Inventory Planning for all customer

equipment, parts and supplies in support of 12 global distribution centers

with annual purchases totaling $2.2 billion dollars.Personally negotiate

equipment and maintenance parts contracts on a semi-annual basis with major

equipment suppliers such as Hewlett Packard, Savin, Ricoh, Lanier,Canon

and Katun Corporation. Establish purchasing strategies, material budgets,

inventory plans and supplier qual programs to create efficiencies in

overall purchasing. Reorganize Ikon from a decentralized purchasing

environment to a centralized cost efficient function with professional and

cost effective buyers/managers. Implement and manage new Oracle/Manugistics

ERP system throughout Ikon. Centralized purchasing is performed as a

corporate function with a purchasing and planning staff. Eight (8) direct


Ameriquest Incorporated - Corporate Headquarters - Willow Grove, PA 7/91 -


$960 million, value added retailer (VAR) of computer hardware, software,

and system integration.

Vice Presidemt Manufacturing Operations, Purchasing and Distribution

Responsible for all distribution, manufacturing and logistics functions in

corporate manufacturing facility and 19 branch distribution operations

locations. Reporting departments were procurement, warehousing, inventory

management, production control, manufacturing, traffic and distribution.

Installed "structured" product flow line with point of use storage. Five

(5) direct reports.

Unisys Corporation - Corporate Headquarters - Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

5/86 - 7/91

$10.1 billion manufacturer of computer hardware and software - formerly the

Burroughs and Sperry Univac Corporations.

Group Director, Manufacturing

Promoted to Group Director with line responsibility for international and

domestic manufacturing at three (3) domestic and two (2) international

facilities with sales revenue of $2.3 billion, plant expense budget of $282

million and 1480 employees. Position reported to Division President and

General Manager. Implemented JIT Continuous Flow Manufacturing in the

Mission Viejo and San Jose, California plants.

Corporate Director, Materials Management

Direct line responsibility for overall materials acquisition of $3.2

billion, distribution, logistics and asset management as required to depict

status, plans and initiatives on corporate work-in-process levels,

inventory efficiency, service parts, order status and vendor base

minimization, for both defense and commercial business. Developed

transnational material strategy employing vendor base minimization, vendor

certification, and just in time deliveries using integrated systems for

portrayal of build, shipments and OEM delivery status. Implemented multi

plant procurement system. Develop and implement "Just in time" continuous

flow manufacturing philosophies and techniques in various manufacturing

facilities and distributions centers within Unisys using structured flow

layouts, point of use storage, cellular manufacturing and stock less

purchasing systems. Implemented these techniques at manufacturing

facilities in Livingston, Scotland, Viller Escalles, France and Plymouth,


Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. - Horsham, Pennsylvania

1/84 - 5/86

$540 million manufacturer of high tech capital equipment for the

semiconductor industry

Manager Manufacturing

Responsible for two domestic and one international manufacturing facility

utilizing just-in-time continuous-flow manufacturing for large scale

capital equipment, manufacturing staff of 90 with 972 direct labor.

Manager of Materials 3/85

Promoted to Manager of Materials with direct responsibility for purchasing,

shipping, receiving/storeroom, production control, distribution logistics,

manufacturing planning (MRP) and systems management with a staff of 190

personnel. MRP driven build to stock manufacturing operations with

continuous flow process. Management system consisted of MPS, shop and floor

control, work order release, inventory management and MRP on a real time

interactive database.

Manager of Purchasing

Responsible for procurement of mechanical, electrical and subcontract

assembly work, totaling $340 million. Direct staff of 49 personnel broken

into commodity type purchasing. Purchasing system totally automated and

driven by MRP demand requirements. Majority of procurement activity was

negotiated "offshore".

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