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Manager Supply Chain

Monroe, MI, 48162
March 15, 2018

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Senior Procurement and Supply Chain professional with a strong financial background and significant experience in consumer products, automotive OEM, financial services, defense, custom manufacturing and distribution and logistics. Diversified manufacturing background in single and multi-site plants.


New ERP Implementation and data conversion in six months (FEDCO)

Purchased custom raw materials with 9-26 week lead time, sales cycle is 4-10 weeks long (FEDCO)

Supply Chain Program Manager: 10,000 retail copiers saved $300k and setup systems after acquisition (Burroughs)

Achieved six major commodity cost saves, resourcing and contract negotiations, $1.3M saved (Burroughs)

Conducted TL and LTL freight rate and consolidations-7 facilities, 50 key suppliers, $335k save, 32% gain (TMD)

Realized 37% (57 to 21) reduction in printers, leases and work group MFP devices in 8 facilities $41.1k save (TMD)

Purchasing Project Manager: new Mazda front and rear seats- design to production of foam, leather and fabric (Delta)

Project Manager on seat foam tooling transition $1.3M save and supply chain resource activities (Delta)

Converted manual DC, to EDI wireless and paperless same day orders, sales increased 85% with 18% labor increase (Magic)

MPS/MRP implemented reduced Inventory $2.45M to $1.5M, supplier performance from 45 days late to 0-3 (Magic)

Increased monthly inventory turns from 12 to 70, annualized to 35 turns at a non-JIT automotive plant (UTA)

CPIM and CPA Certifications

Supply chain management, S&OP, FA, PPAP, SQA

Manufacturing and Assembly

Budget and P&L responsibility

Project Management and cross-functional teams

Financial Analyst and ERP / Systems Analyst

Point-of-Purchase merchandising

Inventory management with JIT, MPS, and MRP

WMS, Distribution and Logistics



Designs and manufactures small and midsized aircraft gas turbine engines for the Military and Government. Commodities: investment castings aluminum and steel, hardware, machined parts, fabricated assemblies, bearings, forgings and magnetic seals.

Senior Buyer

Responsible for purchasing and expediting of current programs and sourcing for R&D projects.

Realized $218k in cost savings launching a new follow on program, 18%

Partnering with scheduling on manufacturing changes to ensure suppliers on time deliveries

Issue and maintain purchase contracts in compliance with FAR and DFARS

Developed and executed milestone and recovery schedules with suppliers, OTD from 75% to 95%

On-site supplier facility reviews: constraints, cost saves, delivery performance and manufacturing processes


Privately held OEM International custom engineered Pump and Energy Recovery designer and manufacturer of equipment for brackish water and seawater reverse osmosis desalination. Major Commodities: stainless steel investment and sand castings, bar stock, pipe, stainless steel, hardware, graphite bearings, machined parts and fabricated assemblies.

Purchasing Manager

Responsible for team of four, purchasing, supply chain, inventory, service orders, cost reductions, MPS/MRP planning.

Team lead on new ERP system, created and implemented MPS and MRP forecasting systems, added part data attributes

Project manager for new suppliers, ECN, part launches and cost reductions

Mentored staff on purchasing strategies, competitive bidding, corrective actions and system analysis

Created ordering parameters and reorder points based on history and trends prior to MPS/MRP

Established commodity quality, process and commercial standards, increasing quality and first article acceptance

Achieved cost saves $50k; competitive bids, annual volume, blanket orders, and cost walk reviews

Motor competitive bids $200k cost save; data base and selector tables updated for automatic upload vs. manual

Coordinated year end physical inventory, started cycle counting program, and set up warehouses & bin locations

BURROUGHS INC. (formerly Unisys Corporation), Plymouth, MI 10/2007-12/2014

OEM, nationwide on-site service and reseller of financial systems, high volume print services, cash recycling, safe equipment and check processing equipment.

Contract and Procurement Manager

Responsible for negotiating and administrating legal contracts, managing commodities and executing procurement special projects.

Created and implemented BOM, systems, leasing, supply chain MPS MRP for retail copier program

Generated generic toner annual cost saves of $194k a 50% reduction for a 2,100 retail copier fleet

Performed retail copier product and assembly redesign resulting in a 78% cost reduction annually saving $75k

Negotiated 5 year maintenance and spare parts service agreement with an annual spend between $2 to $5M

Transitioned 45 contracts from Corporate to a new divested business unit to include design of contract procedures and templates

Worked directly with General Counsel to standardize contract templates streamlining division workflow and reducing contract life cycle by 25%

Defined purchasing integration requirements and implemented new purchasing procedures to execute six ERP conversions

Negotiated contracts: large OEM and private label manufacturing agreements, general purchase agreements, and software reseller-licensing agreements

Achieved $50k annual savings, a 3% reduction, upon review and implementation of new EOQs

Conducted lean review and process revision of quarterly royalty payments, achieving a 4.5% labor gain per year (10 days)

Executed a four department corrugated RFP supplier consolidation from 3 to 1 resulting in annual save $15k, 7.5%

Consistently led purchasing projects and negotiations, achieved $256k savings (range $2.5k to $65k, 2% to 16%)

TOLEDO MOLDING and DIE, INC., Toledo, OH 4/2004-9/2007

Automotive Tier 1 and 2 privately held supplier of plastic injection molded, blow molded, assembly, consigned contract assembly and interior trim parts. Primary OEM’s: Ford, GM and DCX. Sales of $150M with 8 site locations. Major Commodities: plastic resin, foam gaskets, rubber, stampings, packaging, die steel.

Corporate Purchasing Manager

Responsible for staff of six, corporate purchasing, supplier sourcing, product launches, and cost reductions. Raw material spend $70M, tool and die, fixtures, MRO, capital and services $35M spend.

Implemented a freight audit firm, common fuel surcharge and tariff rates corporate wide

Created departmental launch APQP procedures, contract review, and RFQ cost analysis procedures

Negotiated long term plastic resin contracts $330K annual save, $1.32M 5 year program

Achieved a returnable container cost save of $70K annually on two parts, $280k program savings

Performed RFQ bid analysis and sourcing reviews with sales and estimating

Centralized common purchases of forklifts and MRO expenses for $75k cost saves and process efficiencies

Attained cost saves on source awards of $80k on air induction systems for rubber products

Implemented electronic work flow for RFQ’s, reducing 2 days on response time with a new centralized system

DELTA USA CORPORATION, Monroe, MI 3/2002-4/2004

Tier 1 Japanese transplant seat complete and track manufacturer for the automotive industry. Sales of $140M, combined plant raw material purchases of $100M. Major Commodities: steel, stampings, injection plastic, seat foam, head rests, recliners, trim.

Purchasing Manager (2002-2004), Senior Buyer (2002)

LAKE CITY INDUSTRIES, LLC, New Boston, MI 3/2000-3/2002

Private equity starts up automotive and industrial truck OEM manufacturer of hot steel forgings. Multiple plant manufacturing, die shops, and machining facilities. Responsible for multi-plant accounting, ME close, budgets, payroll, taxes, and financial reporting and analysis.

Division Controller (2001-2002), Materials Manager and Controller (2000-2001)

MAGIC AMERICAN CORPORATION, Cleveland, OH 9/1994-3/2000

Privately held consumer products company GOO GONE brand with 1,800 sku's and 350 finished goods sku’s. Sales and distribution through leading mass retailers, home centers, grocery, and hardware industries. Responsible for P&L, staffs of 8 and 20 distribution workers, customer service/order entry through distribution, supply chain sourcing, planning, manufacturing, IT and infrastructure.

Director of Operations (1998-2000), Operations Manager (1994-1998)

UNITED TECHNOLOGIES AUTOMOTIVE, (Formerly Sheller-Globe Corp.), Niles, MI 7/1987-8/1994

Purchasing Supervisor, Niles, MI (1992–1994), Cost Accounting Supervisor, Niles, MI (1989-1992)

General Accounting Supervisor, Grabill, IN (1989), Senior Cost Accountant, Grabill, IN (1988-1989)

Financial Trainee, Corporate Office Toledo, OH (1987-1988)


Executive Program, Master of Business Administration, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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