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Manager Supply Chain

Warrendale, Pennsylvania, United States
November 13, 2017

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Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15086

(412) ***-****


ACCOMPLISHED MANAGER offering the benefit of a successful, 20-year career in purchasing, materials and production management, logistics/traffic, cost accounting and organizational development in ISO 9001 and FDA regulated environments.

Career highlights:

Served as Purchasing and Production Manager with $22 million in annual purchasing and production responsibility for a recognized medical equipment manufacturer and technology leader of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Reduced product manufacturing costs by $4 million, increased inventory turns, and realized positive cash-flow through the implementation of Just-In-Time (JIT) and Lean Manufacturing purchasing and production techniques.

Re-established favorable credit terms, developed, audited, and approved new supplier relationships that resulted in improved product quality. Introduced purchasing approval and placement policies that resulted in commercial component, fabricated, and prototype parts being quoted and ordered within 2 to 5 business days.

Organized a multi-plant Purchasing Management Team to negotiate national vendor contracts and standardized multi-plant manufacturing expense reporting utilizing a work order cost system.

Developed and provided detailed current reporting of over $40 million in capital projects including the purchase of parts, equipment, and services below budget allocations.


The Certified Purchasing Management Program (C.P.M. Reg. 29277, Current) 1998

Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

Purchasing Management Certificate 1997

Pennsylvania State University, McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science Degree, Accounting 1981

La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


FRANCIS J. CRAIG AGENCY, INC., Warrendale, Pennsylvania 9/05-Present

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR: Subcontract position responsible for administrative, accounting and

customer service activities at a family owned multi-product insurance agency.


214 Warren Road

Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15086

(412) ***-****

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NOMOS CORPORATION, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 3/00-5/05

PURCHASING & PRODUCTION MANAGER: Direct Purchasing and Production Departments

responsible for purchasing, materials, production and logistics/traffic functions for an

international cancer research and development corporation. Ensure integrated policy

implementation for purchasing, receiving, inventory control, production, and shipping. Oversaw

$22 million in annual purchasing and production activities. Determine budgetary, cost analyst,

and cost containment considerations throughout contract bidding and negotiations.

oProvided leadership to newly organized operations group encompassing Purchasing and Production Departments that captured hard dollar savings of $4 million utilizing Just-In-Time (JIT) and Lean Manufacturing purchasing and production techniques.

oRenegotiated and resolved strained supplier relationships that resulted in reduced manufacturing costs, favorable credit terms, increase of supplier base, and improved product quality.

PARAGON TRADE BRANDS, INC., Harmony, Pennsylvania 7/93-3/00


maintenance, repairs, and operations (MRO) purchasing and inventory functions for a leading

manufacturer of private label infant disposable baby diapers. Responsible for the cost

management of over $40 million in equipment, engineering, and construction capital projects.

oRealized a 20% reduction in maintenance, repairs, and operations (MRO) costs and significantly reduced production line down-time by negotiating vendor partnering and stocking programs.

oServed as a key member of capital projects management team. Responsible for the purchasing and expediting of parts, equipment, services, and detailed reporting of costs.

JOY TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Houston, Pennsylvania 8/90-7/93

COST SUPERVISOR/ANALYST: Responsible for the proper accumulation and reporting of

manufacturing costs, the preparation of monthly general ledger data to reflect operating results and

financial position, prepare quarterly and annual profit plans for a major coal mining capital

equipment manufacturer.

oSuccessfully managed and coordinated the invoicing of $20 million in repaired equipment sales annually.

oReduced unpaid aged accounts receivable balances 50% by issuing accurate supporting invoice documentation and improving customer communication.

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