Sign in

Materials Manager

Round Lake, IL
March 22, 2018

Contact this candidate


Richard C. Wilhelm

*** ******** **. ***** **** Beach, IL 60073



I am eager to utilize my extensive experience with continuous improvement, MRP, employee development and inventory control concepts to assist a company in the areas of purchasing/manufacturing and logistics.


Familiar with multiple ERP systems including AS400 and SAP and Made to Manage

Set up and maintain MRP systems in ERP

Applied Continuous Improvement, Lean and 5S concepts

ISO 9000 experience

Develop subordinates for advancement

Develop and maintain interdepartmental working relationships

Use of MS Office programs; Excel, Windows and Access

Work Experience

Materials Manager

7 Mile Solution’s Inc. Niles, Illinois

August 2000 – December 2017

Purchased and maintained inventory for 5 divisions

Maintained MRP System


Conducted annual physical inventories

Negotiated pricing

Assisted in supervision of manufacturing

Extensive use of Made 2 Manage software

Created and maintained part numbers, BOMs and routings

Sr. Inventory Analyst

Deluxe Video Services Northbrook, Illinois

April 1999 – June 2000

Used SAP to identify and locate excess and obsolete inventory

Reviewed reports for inventory anomalies and aberrations

Consolidate off site storage locations to eliminate need

Converting Manager

D & K International Elk Grove Village, Illinois

April 1996 – April 1999

Managed 3 shift production dept.

Employee development, increased throughput and quality

Master Production Scheduler

Leggett and Platt, Inc.,

October 1989 – August 1995

Master Production Scheduler- Duro Metal, Dallas, TX

Created/maintained monthly, weekly & daily prod schedule

Other positions at L & P

Steel Division Inventory Manager - Corporate Offices, Carthage, MO

Purchasing Manager- Harris Hub - Columbia, PA

Shipping/Warehouse/Traffic Manager- No-Sag Components - Kendallville, IN

Shipping/Warehouse Manager

Abbott Interfast Wheeling, Illinois


Assistant Plant Manager

Decorel Mundelein, Illinois

Other positions at Decorel

Industrial Engineer

Production Supervisor

Shipping Supervisor

Warehouse Supervisor


Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Illinois

Pre-Engineering Courses; Physics, Chemistry, Calculus, Spanish

Grayslake Community High School Grayslake, Illinois

National Honor Society


Fluent English

Beginner Spanish

References Available Upon Request

Contact this candidate