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Manufacturing Supply Chain

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
April 02, 2018

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Cleveland, OH Mobile 440-***-****

Vice President Director Operations

Operations leader with experience in the military and defense, aerospace, and energy markets. Strategic thinker with the ability to facilitate collaboration among cross functional, international teams bringing alignment to meet objectives. Focused on process development, cost reduction, team motivation, and customer satisfaction. Effective communicator and motivator with a servant leader management style with demonstrable successes in:

Organizational Development and Restructuring

ISO 9000, ASME Sections III and VIII

Global Management

Union Labor Contracts

Business Accumen

Materials Management

Lean Management Systems

Acquisitions and Divestures

Restructuring, Expansions, Closures

Strategic Alliances and Partnerships


Privately held niche engineered product business and contract machining business with two facilities and 100 employees. Combined revenue of approximately $20M dollars.

Director of Operations 2017 to Present

Responsible for all operational aspects of business including supply chain, manufacturing, and EH&S. Mentoring inexperienced peers and staff in areas of multi-site leadership, strategic planning, lean, business processes, business acumen, and project execution.

Developed management system to create communication and work flow across entire company

Introduced lean

oEstablished sustainable 6S culture

oImproved on time delivery from 64% to 85%

oImproved estimate to actual hours performance from 75% to 100%

oReduced work order span from 10 days to 3

oReduced shop floor space by 30%

o20% reduction in work force primarily through attrition while increasing sales

Shifting culture from command and control to employee engagement and empowerment


(NYSE: BW) $1.8 billion global leader in advanced energy and environmental technologies / services for power and industrial markets. Spun off from McDermott in 2010, B&W operated under nuclear and fossil and renewable groups. In 2015, the fossil and renewable business spun off from the nuclear business making the company a $1.8 billion global organization.

Vice President, Global Manufacturing 2016 to 2017

Leader of all 11 manufacturing sites and service centers in the US, Latin America, China, and Europe. Responsibility included operations of low to medium volume engineered-to-order pressure parts, precision equipment, and sheet metal fabricated components. Directed engineering, quality, EH&S, scheduling, planning, project management, customer technical service, supply chain, purchasing, operational excellence teams, inventory ($100M), human resources with 7 direct reports and a total staff of 1500 (1.5 million man hours). Managed a budget of $50M and $10+M annual cap ex. Member of Board of Directors, B&W de Monterrey in Mexico. Reported to Senior Vice President of Operations.

Set strategic direction and vision of manufacturing in alignment with corporate strategy.

Globally aligned manufacturing footprint and capacity to meet market demands.

Delivered a $5M cash flow improvement by inventory and planning control with a plan to achieve $10M.

Eliminated $10+M in operational expenses through strategic alliances, facility rationalization and sale of assets.

Drove safety improvements resulting in a 57% reduction in DART and TIRR.

Implemented a global Manufacturing Management System (MMS) that included standardized KPIs.

Created and implemented lean manufacturing system.

Created and launched a Talent Development program improving associate engagement.

Realigned systems, processes, and staff to support company shift from coal power to industrial business.

Director of Manufacturing, North America 2014 to 2016

Leader of 10 manufacturing sites, service centers, and office facility operations in North America. Hands-on responsibility included operations, engineering, quality, EH&S, scheduling, planning, project management, customer technical service, supply chain, purchasing, operational excellence teams, inventory, human resources with 4 direct reports and a total staff of 700. Managed a budget of $30M. Member of Board of Directors, B&W de Monterrey in Mexico. Reported to Senior Vice President of Operations.

Director of Manufacturing, North America…Continued

Reduced North American footprint 750,000 sq. ft. in floor space to meet market conditions.

Introduced lean manufacturing, 5S, Kaizens, and Poke Yoke.

Created employee development program to improve engagement, improve productivity and for future leaders.

Built strong relationships within business, making manufacturing a partner with the business P/Ls.

Partnered with EH&S to dramatically improve safety in facilities.

Manager of Product Development, Nuclear Operations Group, Euclid, OH 2009 to 2014

Started up a product development group by establishing a culture of creativity, innovation, and individual empowerment within the confines of nuclear safety through a team of 16 engineers, purchasing, quality, and manufacturing associates.

Created strategic and tactical plans for development and future growth of a new commercial business, including factory operations, business systems, and organizational structure.

Created a culture of creative design activity with critical review of each idea.

Provided business and technical leadership on highly complex electromechanical systems and commercial products.

Accurately estimated, budgeted, scheduled, and technically planned new products with minimal definition.

Presented business cases, status, and recommendations to senior management in a succinct manner.

Established strong working relationships within the organization across multiple sites and levels of management, customers, and sub-contractors to create an integrated team environment.

Program Manager, Government Contracts, Euclid, OH 2003 to 2009

Key customer point of contact while managing a portfolio of $100 million in government contracts with responsibility for estimates, negotiations, program completion with 2 direct reports in a manufacturing environment. Partnered with all functions in a matrix management environment including manufacturing, engineering, human resources, finance, information technology, and purchasing.

Bid and met all cost and schedule objectives for small ($250K) and large ($60M) contracts.

Reviewed and negotiated government contracts and well versed in Federal Acquisition Regulations, FAR.

Successfully managed development and build of a new product for a military application.

Led facility-wide implementation of SAP. Proficient in the use of SAP and Microsoft Project.

Test Engineer 1999 to 2002

Specialized in design and programming of data acquisition and control systems.

Automated test systems improving productivity and product quality. Wrote test procedures and test plans.

GOODRICH LANDING GEAR SYSTEMS, Test Engineer Cleveland, OH 1997 to 1999

Completely modernized and automated landing gear test facility.

Automated various calibration and test systems which significantly improved productivity and product quality.

Mastered object oriented program techniques. Familiar with FAA testing requirements.

NASA LEWIS RESEARCH CENTER, Research Associate, Cleveland, OH 1989 to 1997


Babcock & Wilcox Executive Leadership Development Program

M.B.A., University of Phoenix B.S.E.E., Bradley University

U.S. Patent 8,811,561 – Control rod drive mechanism for nuclear reactor

Department of Energy Q level security clearance (Expired)

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