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Supply Chain Manager

Location:
San Diego, California, United States
Posted:
January 17, 2018

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Gary M. Klein-Wassink

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San Diego, CA 92126-3709 E-mail: ac32dh@r.postjobfree.com

PURCHASING, MATERIALS, SUPPLY CHAIN, OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Results oriented Materials and Supply Chain professional with proven record of infrastructure and process improvement. Creative, energetic and decisive “hands-on” team leader experienced in developing and implementing planning and procurement strategies and practices. Key strengths include management, training, communication and problem resolution. Extensive ERP implementation experience and Lean Manufacturing.

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Procurement Lean Manufacturing Sales Forecasting

Master Scheduling Inventory Control Demand Analysis/Management

New Product Intro Planning Stockroom/Warehouse Mgmt Leader/Mentor/Trainer

Production Planning/Control Major Sub-Contract Management ERP Systems Implementations

Six Sigma DMAIC Improvement Process Root Cause Problem Solving

EXPERIENCE:

2011-2016 COBHAM ADVANCED ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS INC, San Diego, CA

Manager of Supply Chain

Directing the operations for this Defense – Aerospace Electronics company for the

following groups: Purchasing, Production Planning, Production Control, Material

Planning, Stockrooms, Shipping and Receiving and Material Cost Proposal group.

(100+ employees).

SUMMARY:

Implemented sweeping changes within the entire supply chain, with specific attention

to improving efficiency and repeatability.

Managed the operational supply chain to achieve optimal demand management,

inventory investment and total cost management, in a complex high mix,

low volume manufacturing environment.

Supported business related KPI’s and metrics that supported a complex SIOP process,

reacted to metrics by identifying and solving problems, made improvements

and advanced process control.

Selected, developed, inspired, mentored, coached and evaluated staff.

Active involvement with international operations.

Obtained active secret security clearance.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:

Implemented major outsourcing subcontract efforts and put policies and

procedures into place to support this activity.

Key driver in point of use and VMI implementation streamlining kitting and operations activities.

Ensured component counterfeit policy was strictly adhered to.

Team member of International Corporate Procurement Council which gained

economies of scale and price reductions.

Achieved a 27 percent lead-time reduction in support of new value stream.

Provided leadership to the Material Planning team to develop, implement

and align material planning systems, resulting in program support and reduced inventory.

Leader of several cross functional Lean/Six Sigma team activities to make improvements and sustain improvements implemented.

Brought the Material Cost Proposal group that was consistently past due to a current and sustainable state to support all customer proposals. Also upgraded policies/procedures to support FAR, DFARS and TINA requirements.

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2004 – 2010 INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (iTECH) San Diego, CA

Manager of Operations

Promoted to position over all of Operations, this added production planning,

battery charger production, adapter production, battery production, SMT, SMT secondary, repair depot and customer service.

Manager of Materials

Management of the functions and personnel of the Materials Department. (Purchasing, Planning, receiving, shipping, stockrooms and warehouse).

SUMMARY: Over six years on the Executive Staff managing Materials, battery charger and battery production.

Experienced in all aspects of Operations Management.

Implemented global strategic sourcing for all commodities.

Continued proven track record of high integrity and ethical leadership standards.

Major capital purchases negotiated 25 to 50 percent lower than list pricing (power column, SMT equipment and ovens).

Managed annual expenditures of 4 to 8 million dollars.

Key lead member in conversion team from MRP system to state of the art ERP system.

Forecasted and monitored inventory level, incoming receipts and cash flow.

Strong negotiation and communication skills.

Team player, proficient at multi tasking, strong analytically, along with problem solving and critical reasoning skills.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:

Reduced inventory by 56 percent.

Annual negotiated cost reductions of 5 to 10 percent.

Implemented a cultural change from traditional manufacturing to Lean manufacturing. Three consecutive annual Crystal Awards from the State of California for best Lean implementation project of the year.

Reduced manufacturing build times by using Lean, 5S principles along with Kaizen event implementations.

Established consignment inventory agreement with our largest electronic distributor covering over 80 percent of the inventory dollars.

Set up consignment agreements, auto replenishment agreements, bonded inventory, Make and Hold commitments and KanBan arrangements, resulting in lower cost and reduced inventory.

Key leader resulting in successful ISO certifications for Manufacturing and Medical components along with FDA certification.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

HM Electronics, Inc. – Corporate Manager of Materials

General Dynamics Convair Division – Manager –Material Acquisition

EDUCATION

MS in Acquisition and Contract Management, West Coast University

Certificate in Subcontract Management, American Graduate University

BA in Business Administration, Lakeland College



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