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Manager Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States
February 05, 2018

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Skilled and seasoned Supply Chain Manager with broad domestic and international expertise in boosting supply chain performance in areas from strategic sourcing to floor operations.

Solid record of building robust Supply Chain teams, defining and executing Supply Chain strategies, improving inventory control operations, reducing costs and improving profitability.

Collaborative leader who develops and promotes talent, with demonstrated success in streamlining operations and improving inventory accuracy.

Highly capable of leading continuous improvement efforts in shop floor and office operations, as well as developing processes and associated documentation.

Wide breadth of operations experience in manufacturing environments, capable of integrating warehouse and shop floor relationships and daily operational requirements.

A leadership style that develops the leaders and workers under me to be focused on continuous improvement. Using continuous improvment events as coaching and development opportunities is what makes me really good at what I do. Several employees who I have mentored, and given opportunities on highly visible projects, have seen their incomes and positions grow dramatically.


Inventory Optimization Strategic Sourcing Strategic Inventory

Lean Manufacturing Value Stream Mapping Continuous Improvement

Forecasting MRP Operations Management


TechnipFMC, Houston, TX

Led inventory team that planned and executed the relocation of $42 million in company inventory and $4.5 billion in customer property to a new location.

Project completed ahead of schedule and under budget with no loss and no impact to customer deliveries.

Increased inventory count accuracy from low 90% to over 98% and dollar accuracy to over 99%. No annual physical inventory required.

Led development of Plan for Every Part (PFEP) to set minimum lot sizes resulting in part price breaks that will save over $400,000 per year in part cost and transaction savings, reduce expedites and increase order fill rate.

Johnson Controls, Norman OK

Increased purchased parts and raw material inventory turns from 11 to 14.

Forecasted monthly sales for 8 product lines with 90%+ accuracy.

Reduced fabricated parts stock-outs from 100+ per month to fewer than 10.

Cameron Compression, Oklahoma City, OK

Increased inventory accuracy to 97+% by reinstating cycle counting system.

Wood Group, ESP Maracaibo VZ

Taught staff MRP (Material Requirements Planning) and Introduced a new forecast model that reduced inventory from $16.2 million to $7.2 million US while improving service levels to 95%.

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TechnipFMC (formerly FMC Technologies) Houston, TX 12/2013 – 12/2017

FMC Technologies is the global market leader in subsea systems and a leading provider of technologies and services to the oil and gas industry.

Materials Manager

Responsible for $45 million of inventory and $4.5 billion of customer-owned property. Hands-on innovative leadership has produced continuous process improvements in Receiving, Shipping, Valued-Inventory, Customer Property, and Inventory Control Functions.

No annual physical inventory required due to cycle count accuracy of 97.6%; dollar accuracy above 99%.

Developed and implemented Inventory Strategy including minimum lot sizes and safety stock calculation, reducing procurement and receiving transactions, to save over $400,000 per year.

Manage E & O (Excess and Obsolete) bi-annual process, resulting in intra-company consumption in excess of $500,000 of stranded inventory in 2016.

Intense focus on safety resulted in zero lost time incidents for 2016.

Project leader for the relocation of all inventory to a new campus involving more than 1,500 truckloads of inventory; integrated timing with workshop. Project completed 2.5 months ahead of schedule and approximately $500,000 under budget, with zero safety incidents and no impact on customer deliveries.

Project lead and functional owner of a planned FTZ (Foreign Trade Zone). Participating in planning and process development to become the single point of contact for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).

JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. Norman, OK 8/2011 – 8/2013

Johnson Controls, UPG (Unitary Products Group), manufacturer of light commercial HVAC equipment for the US and International markets.

Materials Manager

Responsible for Master Scheduling, Purchasing, Shipping, Receiving, and Production Control with 12 direct reports and an organization of 60+ full time associates on three shifts.

Reduced finished goods, purchased parts inventory to 17 DIOH, with 20 day target.

Increased purchased parts and raw material inventory turns from 11 to 14.

Forecasted monthly sales for 8 product lines with 90%+ accuracy.

Reduced Slow Moving and Obsolete inventory by 50%.

Reduced raw steel inventories while reducing shortages through coordinating efforts between buyers, suppliers and Manufacturing Engineering.

CAMERON COMPRESSION (now GE Oil & Gas), Oklahoma City, OK 1/2011 -8/2011

Supplier of reciprocating compression equipment and aftermarket parts for oil and gas production and gas transmission.

Materials Manager

Responsible for $30 million of inventory, procurement department, and scheduling sub-assemblies and finished goods in an Engineered-to-Order environment.

Increased inventory accuracy to 97+% through reinstatement of cycle counting system.

Successfully managed purchasing department for timely procurement of raw materials and purchased components to support tight production schedule.

Collaborated closely with engineering in design schedules and long lead-time component identification to insure timely order placement.

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BABCOCK SERVICES, Bruce Nuclear Power, Tiverton, ON, Canada 12/2008 – 1/2011

Babcock Services, Inc. (BSI) is a small business specializing in providing high quality professional services to the nuclear industry.

Project Manager, Balance of Plant (BOPA), Bruce A 1-2 Restart (2009 to 2011)

Project Manager, Balance of Plant project, a portion of the Restart project comprised of 76 separate scopes of work, valued at approximately $350 million dollars CAD.

Successfully managed SLN-Aecon to keep all scopes on schedule and under budget.

Project Engineer, Balance of Plant (BOPA) (2008 – 2009)

Managed detailed actions on multiple scopes of work to ensure timely completion. Directed evaluation of financial and schedule cost of replacing SLN-Aecon, resulting in renegotiated contract.

WOOD GROUP ESP, INC. 6/2003 – 12/2008

Worldwide leader in the manufacture, testing, repair and service of submersible pumping equipment.

Business Process Analyst, Oklahoma City, OK (6/2007 – 12/2008)

Member of the Business Process Improvement Team (BPIT). Utilizing Value Stream Mapping:

Established global Supply Chain Management forecasting model.

Led various shop and office Lean initiatives.

Materials Manager - Maracaibo, Venezuela (3/2005 – 6/2007)

Reduced inventory from $16.2 million to $7.2 million. Improved service levels to 95%.

Implemented new aggregated forecasting method across Venezuela Sales Regions.

Maintained inventory accuracy of 95% or higher.

Materials and Inventory Analyst, Latin America, Oklahoma City, OK (3/2004 to 3/2005)

Materials Liaison between Oklahoma City and manufacturing centers in Venezuela Argentina, Ecuador, and Colombia.

Created and presented MRP Training seminar at manufacturing facility in Maracaibo.

Assisted Materials Managers in multiple countries in managing inventory levels to

Company objectives


Bachelor of Science, Business/Technical Management, Oklahoma City University

APICS Certified: CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management); CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional).

Past president, APICS, Oklahoma City Chapter

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