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Manager Management

Antioch, California, United States
December 31, 2017

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SUMMARY: Dynamic, detailed oriented leader with ** plus years’ experience maximizing productivity while minimizing expenses in both domestic and global supply chain operations. Innovative, analytical team member skilled at looking at big picture to drive continuous improvement and give management oversight for company budgets totaling more than $126M. Motivated, highly adept manager and dedicated trainer skilled at navigating corporations large and small through growth, decline, and system upgrades. Collaborative communicator continually focused on building relationships with a cross-cultural team of co-workers and vendors while focusing on customer driven unity. Confident and effective problem solver that acts to enhance profitability.


January 2017 – October 2017

Nissan Franklin, Tennessee

Purchasing Professional Automotive Powertrain – Chassis

Optimized training and systems knowledge to be able to show cost reductions items for Fiscal Year 17 - $4.4M of $126M spend responsible for Master Purchasing Agreements for the supply base managing. Budgetary responsibility for $126M

April 2015 – January 2017

Aegion Corporation- Brinderson Martinez, California

Material Focal Point Manager for Shell Oil Refinery

Optimized SAP master data request for Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, CA. running, monitoring and developing strategies for new material, data integrity, and special projects. Continuous improvement regarding processes concerning vendors, negotiations, contract agreements and pricing for refinery

Sept 2011 – April 2015

Dunlop Manufacturing Corporation Benicia, California

Purchasing Agent, Promoted to Production Manager (Dual Roles for Departments and Commodities)

Managed all Projects from Owner/Purchasing Manager with savings negotiated in the sum of $250,000 over 3 years

Purchased all packaging, including folding, litho and flexo cartons and all other commodities totaling $1.5MUSD

Managed production teams for the areas purchased and managed MRP setting changes that saved $300,000 quarterly

Identified process bottlenecks, implemented changes resulting in 30% decline in airfreight and reduction of backlog by 40%

Review of vendor negotiated contracts to implement long term agreements and supplier commitments

April 2011 – July 2011

Grainger 29 Palms, California

Branch Manager- Hired temp status to find key issues associated with SAP and Facility Management

Managed a staff of five regarding SAP processes and driven targets from off site management

Identified 60 issues in facility management, including: 10 % of the parts located accurately, annual inventory urgent requirement and pulled off in 3 days, loss of inventories occurring, and SAP reports not being reviewed appropriately

Jan 2006 – Jan 2011

Schindler Elevator Corporation San Leandro, California

Modernization Superintendent

Enhanced Company’s performance and development by spearheading modernization projects, including personnel, P&L, deadline adherence, and customer retention. Budgetary accountability for all managed projects

Increased profit and loss turnaround from negative to more than 15% in three years due to contract review for projects bid and budget for project in SAP and Invoicing Accounting

Increased sales 500% ($2 to $10 Million) through modernization teamwork and installation performance of Schindler quality product

Managed up to 22 IUEC mechanics and resolved project conflicts and issues by developing sound strategies for Schindler IUEC mechanics and corporate quality assurance programs while promoting safety

Interfaced with all major SF service based customers when doing Modernization work

Backed up Service Superintendents, on call every 5 weeks handling night service issues and follow up communication to customer

Worked state write ups and worked with State Testing, Audit, ISO and Safety Training

Feb 2002 – Jan 2006

KONE Inc., West Sacramento, California; San Leandro, California

Transferred to California as Office Coordinator, Promoted to Warehouse Manager, Promoted to Project Manager for Modernization

Managed all modernization projects from initial site review to turnover to customer contract adherence to service

Drove project issue resolution through managing mechanics and corporate quality assurance programs

Responsible for purchasing for all departments especially the 55-service mechanics in Northern California-Nevada and state work

Consolidated and closed the San Jose warehouses into the San Francisco warehouse resulting in thousands in savings annually

Main focal point for service based calls from customers, working billing and payroll for this team and returning customer calls with information regarding down units and equipment using SAP

July 2001 – Feb 2002

KONE Inc., McKinney, Texas;

Materials Specialist / SAP Super User

Initiated root cause analysis to identify SAP functionality issues, corrective action with the Lead Competency Team

Increased on-time and complete shipping from 20% to 95% by correcting over 1500 SKU’s in the MRP

Nov 2000 – July 2001

Alcatel USA, Plano, Texas Purchasing Team Leader

Negotiated savings of 30% on $100 million in purchases for Telecom PCB Market

Completed contract negotiation, contract review and process for PCB supply base, inventory management and managed a staff of 4 buyers

July 1996 – Nov 2000

KONE Inc., McKinney, Texas Promoted from Buyer to Special Projects R & D Buyer to Purchasing Supervisor

SAP – Managed all data conversion from legacy to Materials Management (MM) and Purchasing (MM-PUR).

SAP – Managed all training for MM personnel, training documentation, Business Process Procedures (BPP) and data load that were needed for a successful training program and scripting process

Performed contract negotiations resulting in 5% savings $50MUSD and Budgetary Reviews with Corporate

MRO - set up, KAN Ban, JIT Programs, Inventory Turns and Special Projects R & D Buyer for all new standardized product

Integral Part of Increased On Time and Complete Team from 50 % to 100% through vendor management

Dec 1994 - Apr 1996

Plasti-Line Incorporated, Knoxville, Tennessee Buyer

Managed contract negotiations with vendors resulting in better terms, lower cost and increased inventory turns

Set up MRO, KAN Ban system and JIT Programs

Systems knowledge of COPICS Communication Oriented Production Information and Control System and implemented a MAC-PAC/AS400 MRP system

Feb 1990 - Dec 1994

Waxman Industries Incorporated, Bedford Heights, Ohio Promoted from Co-op Purchasing Assistant to Purchasing Agent to Import Manager

Coordinated new marketing/art programs and customer programs for distribution centers and vendor base

Import Manager of Taiwan Operations and managed supplier qualifications for that country

Responsible for purchasing and negotiations for distribution centers, packaging, manufacturing

Purchased 2,000 of the 10,000 SKU’s for distribution and annual auditor for inventory reconciliation

Negotiated contracts, rebates, terms, free goods, warranties and coordinated quotation process


Blue Print Reading and Knowledge

Quality Standards & Specifications

ISO Knowledgeable

Customer Relations / Service

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable

Trainer in Safety and SAP Systems

Customer Billing

State Elevator Write Ups - Evaluations and Rectifying

Three New Computer System Implementations

Reconcile Invoicing Discrepancies, Terms, and Overseeing Payments & Stocking Programs



Degree: Bachelors in Business Administration, Graduated September 1992

Major: Management and Labor


Dale Carnegie Professional Development, ISO9000, APICS (JIT), Excelling as a Supervisor, Lessons in Leadership, Conflict Management, Coaching for Results, Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

SAP GSAP and R3 / ORACLE / JD Edwards / AS400 / Inter-Company Mainframe Capabilities: MANTIS / COPICS / MAC PAC / MCS / MS Windows / Microsoft Office/


Supply Chain, Production & Inventory Management Process & Continuous Improvements Production Scheduling Resource Allocation Operations Planning Performance Analysis Cost Savings International Purchasing Vendor Relations Strategic Planning & Forecasting Revenue & Profit Growth Relationship Building Project Management Staff Training & Leadership Problem Resolution State Elevator Write Ups Accounting Blue Print SAP Super User Construction Retail Purchaser


PCB’s Packaging Casting and Machined Components Subcontract Processes Elevator & Escalator Components Electrical- Wire/Ballasts/Lamps/Relays/Contacts/Fixtures Metal- Plate/Sheets/Pipe/Beam Plumbing Pipe and Fittings PVC and Copper Floor Care Fasteners Motors Machines

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