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Supply Chain Professional

Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
August 30, 2017

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Kevin R. Gullion

*** ********** **., **************, ** 28792

Phone: 704-***-****



Over 18 years of progressive experience in materials scheduling, inventory control, global procurement, program management, and logistics support for both the government and private sectors.

Eighteen years of experience in the global procurement of a wide array of commodities including machine parts, electronic components, raw materials, machinery, construction, and support services for use in production, facilities and inventory support.

Consistently produced savings of between $250,000 and $1,100,000 in annual material costs from each previous year while increasing inventory turns by 40% to 75%.

Experienced and knowledgeable regarding the Export Administration Regulations(EAR), International Trade in Arms Regulations(ITAR), Federal Acquisition Regulations(FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement(DFARS) particularly as they apply to prime and sub-tier procurement for commercial/military contracts and CPSR compliance.

Implemented JIT, KANBAN, Lean Manufacturing, and pre-positioned inventory initiatives with a constant focus on quality, delivery, and PPV and with strict adherence to government accounting standards and import/export regulations.

Negotiated the terms and conditions for several corporate award purchase contracts and long term agreements focusing on price, delivery, and material quality while minimizing exposure through innovative incentives, penalties and remedies.

Examined and verified supplier core competencies, financial/quality metrics, SBA status, and ISO compliance to insure a competent and reliable vendor base.

Computer skills include: 15+ years of experience with Baan, Infor/Visual, Epicor, and SAP ERP systems, network administration, relational databases, and Microsoft Office.

Established, organized and executed procedures for the procurement of materials, supplies and services required to refurbish retired military aircraft for sale to foreign countries under a DOD foreign military sales program.

Directed the outsourcing and expediting of material support for all locally repaired electronic assets in support of 37 sea-going and shore-based aircraft squadrons.

Managed an inventory of 36,000 line items with a total inventory value of $500,000,000.

Supervised a staff of over 120 military and civilian employees.


Wilbert Plastic Services, Forest City, NC

Materials Manager March 2017- July 2017

L-3 Communications Aviation Recorders, Sarasota, FL

Senior Buyer November 2014 – March 2017

Curtiss Wright Flight Systems, Shelby, NC

Senior Buyer May 2001 –June 2014

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Integrated Systems & Aerostructures, St. Augustine, FL

Buyer May 1998 – March 2001


NAS North Island, San Diego, CA

Component Control Officer

Commander Naval Air Force Pacific Fleet, San Diego, CA

MRP System Implementation Team Leader

Naval Education and Training Support Command, San Diego, CA

Campus Advisor, Navy Education and Advancement Program

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 110, San Diego, CA

Material Division Officer


Business Management Bachelor of Science

Southwestern, Chula Vista, CA

GPA: 3.95

Aviation Logistics Management Information Systems

Naval Training Center, San Diego, CA

Course Length: 160Hrs Graduated with Honors

Automated Inventory Processing Systems

Naval Training Center, San Diego, CA

Course Length: 320Hrs Graduated with Honors

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