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Supply Chain Manager

Bay Village, Ohio, 44140, United States
April 19, 2018

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David R. Chudzinski

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Bay Village, Ohio 44140

Supply Chain / Purchasing Leader

Material-flow expert with over ten years of manufacturing-oriented materials management roles, metrics-driven and relationship-oriented, whose cost-saving focus saved over $1M annually three consecutive years. Superior results in minimizing stock outages. Utilized SAP to reduce inventory over-statement of $1.8M. Identified and eliminated $1M of excess demand in the F15 Fighter Jet schedule. Managed site inventory involving more than $100M total spend.

Professional Experience

Director of Purchasing Oct 2013-Nov 2017

Three D Metals Valley City, OH

Family-owned global slitter of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys with operations in US and Canada.


Manage and mentor a team of diverse purchasing professionals. Establish and maintain measurable performance metrics for all levels of procurement activities to include but not limited to supplier performance, quality, internal order placement performance, buyer activity levels, and material shortage elimination. Ensure performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked and reported on as required for supply base management and improvements


Instrumental in Three D reaching record years in 2015 and 2016

Total cost savings creating over $1M of value for the company year over year

Stock outages of less than 1 per day for 500 item masters

Created and managed global enterprise organization within the scope of the strategic sourcing process to drive cost out of the supply chain by managing the following: Commodity and negotiation strategies including Terms and Conditions, Supplier selection/de-selection, evaluation and rationalization of Supply chain solutions, including supplier consignment, stocking programs, safety stock levels, etc.

2018 ISO risk management leadership team member

Managed and achieved annual material savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business objectives

Sr Analyst, Mfg/Prod/Inventory Planning August 2012 – Sept 2013

United Technologies Aerospace Corporation Cleveland, Ohio

$59B manufacturer of high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries

Assembly Planner/Program Planner June 2011-August 2012

Contract Employee through Superior Technical Resources, Inc.

Goodrich Aerospace Corporation Cleveland, Ohio

Responsibilities: Managed the program and production planning team, acting as communication liaison for information regarding execution of the master production schedule (MPS) including status changes, recovery plans, on-time delivery, and performance. Monitored and maintained accuracy and integrity of MPS information to support sales orders and forecast requirements. Use of effective scheduling logic and opportunity analysis produced realistic master schedules and increased customer satisfaction. Responsible for maintaining all Health Metrics, Executive Inventory, Excess/Obsolete and Policy Deployment charts and graphs for the operations team at the Marble facility.

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United Technologies Aerospace Corporation (continued):

Accomplishments / Areas of increased responsibility:

Identified and re-scheduled SAP inaccuracies for all the machining levels for the C17 program while also working with the Tullahoma team to build-in extra flow days where needed

Identified $1.8M in overstated inventory in service related work orders

Identified excess demand and rescheduled 12 legs of F15 landing gear for a potential inventory reduction of nearly S1M

Site leader for the 2012 physical inventory for the Marble facility

Developed policy deployment charts with metrics for F-15, F-18 and C-17 program presentations

Trained and developed new F-15/ F-18 program planner

Managed change for SAP massage accuracy and improvement for GLG Health Metrics

Identified inventory shortfalls, and opportunities to remedy them, through consistent research, resulting in a successful launch of lot-25 for Boeing’s C-17 program

Owner/Operator Pizzeria Franchise May 2007-Jan 2011

Zeppe’s / Peppi’s Pizzeria Westlake, Ohio

Family-owned full-service restaurant franchise serving pizza and other family-friendly foods.

Responsibilities: Staff, develop and manage 15-20 diverse part-time and full-time employees. Negotiate contracts for all the food, beverage, insurance, utilities, linens, security system and other incidentals.


Achieved over $500,000 in sales within the first year (top 30% of all franchisees)

Maintained a 100% customer satisfaction level through customer callbacks

Materials Manager June 2006-April 2007

Maradyne Corporation Cleveland, Ohio

Manufacturer of industrial and commercial products for the OEM and after-market applications.

Master Scheduler October 2005-June 2006

Lewco, Inc. Sandusky, Ohio

Privately-held manufacturer of industrial ovens and unit handling conveyors for OEM and after-market applications.

Material Planner October 2003-October 2005

Sealy Mattress, Inc. Medina, Ohio

Privately-held manufacturer of hybrid bed mattresses.

Materials Supervisor

Contract employee for HRU Technical Resources September 2002-October 2003

General Motors Corporation Lordstown, Ohio

$144B global automotive manufacturer and financial services company


Baldwin-Wallace College Berea, Ohio 2002

Bachelor of Arts / Business Administration / Magna Cum Laude

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