Re-locating to TN Spring ****
Obtain a position in a progressive company, utilizing my skills.
Source, develop and manage Domestic and Foreign Suppliers.
Reduced cost of goods by 12%
Reduced domestic freight by 13% and foreign freight by 10%
Streamlined and reduced supplier base by 5%
Negotiated and managed supplier lead times to accomplish reduced Make to Order lead time (from 12 weeks to 2 weeks).
Improved inventory accuracy to 97% (from 68%)
Implemented “supply” item inventory and use of VIM.
Streamlined and consolidated stock to allow competitive purchases.
Implemented and monitor stock levels to obtain Company MTO objectives.
Increased inventory turns by 3.
Implemented ISO and maintained system.
Completed PPAP’s, FMEA, Control Plans, Process Controls, Process Flow and Inspection Reports
Implemented a production scheduling program increasing on time delivery to 98.5% (from 78%)
Established standard “build” times.
Established a flexible production schedule to accommodate demand flow while staying in budget.
Aug. 2010 to Present, Materials Manager, FC Lighting, St. Charles, IL
Jan. 2000 – Aug 2010, Operations Mgr., Chicago Induction, Chicago, IL
Aug. 1993 – Jan. 2000, Materials Mgr. Loma International, Carol Stream, IL
Wright College, Liberal Arts
Triton College, Business and Engr. Courses.
Oakton College, Purchasing and MRP seminars
Dale Carnegie, Leadership courses
References available on request.