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Manager Project

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 22, 2018

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Michael Tinsley

404-***-****

Decatur, GA, *****

ac34um@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/michael-tinsley

Procurement Sourcing Professional with over 15 years’ experience. Successfully developed and implemented a strong supplier qualification and maintenance program focused on best practices and continuous performance improvements. Experienced at interpreting product design for suppliers while leveraging their expertise to upgrade quality and decrease cost. Successfully established a preferred supplier tier system and negotiated volume discounts.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Strategic Sourcing

Creative Sourcing

Schematic Fluency

New Product Introduction

Cost, Terms Negotiation

Supplier Development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cox Automotive, Atlanta Ga. 2017-2018

Sourcing Analyst

Supplier Contracts review for ERP migration.

Verizon Telematics, Atlanta, GA 2016 - 2017

Hum-X Strategy and Product development

Category Manager, (2016 – 2017)

Negotiate contract renewal cost for mapping applications and attributes.

Engage in supplier development in accordance with marketing initiatives.

Created a projected $2.2M yearly saving by eliminating variable cost user fees.

Enhanced user experience by 2nd sourcing supplier with a greater discount offering to customers.

Communicate with business leaders on long term goals to structure short term development.

General Electric, Atlanta, GA 2011 – 2016

Energy, Power Generation systems

Sourcing, Contracts Specialist, (2011 – 2016)

Project lead responsible for managing a team of 8 engineers; project focused on the redesign of products for efficiency and cost effectiveness. Participated in Project Meetings with Engineers and Technical Meetings with suppliers to ensure organization goals and objectives. Efforts successfully achieve a 25% Plant and Equipment spend savings.

Developed, prepared and petitioned supplier requests for proposals. Analyzed and reviewed request for proposals to determine top supplier based on quality, total cost, lead-time, service and financial stability.

Achieved greater cash flow through renegotiating supplier terms. Improved cash flow by leveraging early payment discounts. Managed Capital Expense budget and Price to Earnings reports. Presented reports to management.

Responsible for negotiating and administering contracts ensuring alignment with policies and objectives. Explored and identified highly qualified sourcing alternates ensuring identified alternates aligned with organizational guidelines; presented finding to management.

Cultivated relationships with suppliers at all levels of the organization; ensured highly ethical interactions with supplier base. Identified opportunities to access supplier technologies and expedite discussions between company and supplier technical resources.

Frequently monitored material costs; researched, developed, and presented findings to management with suggestions on how to reduce material costs. Reviewed, upgraded and implemented processes and procedures focused on improving business results and daily operations. Guided engineering toward lower cost and lead time options.

Responsible for leading the development and implementation of best practice sourcing strategies ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.

Monitored industry trends and changes; accountable for sourcing and procuring new tool designs for tooling centers of North America. Negotiated and managed supplier contractual agreements. Managed corrective action reports for preferred supplies.

Project sourcing lead responsible for the cost redesign of residential electric meters. Served as the liaison for engineering, manufacturers and GE legal teams.

Awarded Design in cost schedule from Renesas micro controllers. Exceeded cost reduction goal by 10%.

Minimized risk by 2nd sourcing all components. Delivered cost out redesign 2 months’ ahead of schedule.

Common Market, Atlanta, GA 2008 - 2011

Project Manager

Responsible for managing all supplier requests for proposals. Analyzed and reviewed supplier proposals for quality, total cost, lead-time, service and financial stability.

Negotiated rental agreements. Guided project toward lower cost and lead time options.

Cisco Incorporated, Scientific Atlanta, Lawrenceville, GA 2006 - 2008

Broadband transmission division

Strategic Sourcing, New Product Introduction Lead

Responsible for leading sourcing initiatives for the division including leading product development for pre-production design stage. Cultivated relationships with suppliers at all levels of the organization; ensured highly ethical interactions with suppliers while successfully realizing lower cost solutions.

Reviewed, upgraded and implemented processes and procedures focused on improving business results and daily operations.

Identified opportunities to access supplier technologies and expedite discussions between company and supplier technical resources.

Partnered with marketing / forecasting enhancing risk mitigation. Reduced SKU count by identifying part commonalties. Frequently monitored material costs; researched, developed, and presented findings to management with suggestions on how to reduce material costs.

Achieved $160,000 cost avoidance. Decreased time to market with consistent product tracking.

Responsible for promoting best practice sourcing strategies ensuring the alignment with organizational goals and objectives.

Polycom Incorporated, ASPI Digital, Atlanta GA 1997 - 2006

Installed Voice Business Division, High end teleconferencing equipment

Material Purchasing Manager

Responsible for managing and developing a team of 3 employees. Developed, prepared and petitioned supplier requests for proposals. Analyzed and reviewed the request for proposals to determine top supplier based on quality, total cost, lead-time, service and financial stability.

Evaluated new bill of materials, identifying critical components. Achieved 100% positive stranded material disposition, lowering carrying cost of inventory.

Monitored industry trends and changes; pre-purchased new technologies and long lead time items to meet time lines. Lowered risk by second sourcing all applicable components.

Expedited last minute design change for product improvement. Established flexible delivery agreements, eliminating excess inventory.

Managed Capital Expense budget reports; presented reports to management.

Cultivated relationships with suppliers; ensured highly ethical interactions with supplier base.

Identified opportunities to access supplier technologies and expedite discussions between company and supplier technical resources.

Reviewed, upgraded and implemented processes and procedures focused on improving business results and daily operations.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Bachelor of Science Degree, Operations Management

DeVry University, Decatur, Georgia

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification J Mack Robinson GSU April, 2017

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Candidate J Mack Robinson GSU June, 2017

Lean Focused Certification - General Electric In-house Certification

Fast Works Certification

Microsoft Office Training Certification - General Electric

Oracle Super Users’ Certification



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