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Supply Chain Professional

Stow, Ohio, United States
May 17, 2018

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Stow, Ohio 44224

330-***-**** (cell)


Accomplished Supply Chain Management (SCM) professional certified in production and inventory management

(CPIM) with proven expertise in supply chain organization and the utilization of ERP. Strengths include gathering and analyzing data and implementing supply chain improvements. Functions effectively in small to large manufacturing environments.


KOYO BEARINGS NA, (division purchased from THE TIMKEN COMPANY) Canton, OH – 2005 to 2017 Principal Material Planner

Centralized management of supply chain for shared components at five manufacturing plants. Facilitate continuous improvement of inventory practices and programs. Work with both domestic and foreign suppliers to maintain needed flow of components. Provide order fulfillment support for base metal changes in a growing market.

> Improved annual inventory turns from 6.5 to 12.3 through introduction of specification consolidation and support of internal pull programs.

> Increased supplier OTD by 18% by instituting dedicated truck program and mandating Koyo approved carriers.

> Developed inventory tracking system for foreign supply base and storage of components at 4 outside warehouses, subsequently reducing OSMI and overstocks of Koyo owned and supplier owned inventories in USA.

> Instituted defined buffer program to reduce stock-outs, and improved material flow and order fulfillment at the plant level.

WORLD KITCHEN, INC., Massillon, OH – 1992 to 2002, 2004 Commodity Manager

Timely analysis, procurement, and management of over twelve million dollars of materials annually in an SAP environment. Maintain required inventory levels in plant, as well as at outside processor. Negotiate annual agreements using strategic procurement techniques. Optimize supply chain efficiency to impact corporate income statement.

> Initiated weekly delivery schedules from outside processor, utilizing proven SCM techniques, resulting in the elimination of confusion and reducing in-house raw inventory by ~500,000 pounds.

> Positively impacted overall raw material pricing 8% by combining domestic with foreign sources.

> Implemented demand-pull system, reducing inventories by over $1,000,000 at year-end.

> Developed $800,000 cost savings plan through material cost and scrap reductions. WYMAN-GORDON FORGINGS, INC., Cleveland, OH – 2003

Master Scheduling Consultant

PREMIUM BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANY, West Salem, OH – 1985 to 1991 Manager of Materials – 1986-1991

Coordinated all weekly production schedules, delivery of raw materials, and inventory control systems.

> Introduced economic run quantities along with JIT logic to maximize efficiencies while meeting customer needs.

> Supervised annual physical inventory from preparation through reconciliation, which reduced audit time by 50%.

> Instituted rework program which eliminated backorders due to “in stock and damaged”; improved customer delivery time by 20% and realized 6% savings in freight costs. Inventory Control Supervisor – 1985-1986

Directed maintenance of inventory control documents to improve shopfloor reporting and data accuracy.

> Streamlined shopfloor reporting to increase inventory accuracy by 20%. RICHARD A. WALKER, CPIM (cont’d)

4252 Bunker Lane

Stow, Ohio 44224

330-***-**** (cell)


Bachelor in Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio Associate in Accounting, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

- CPIM – Certified in Production and Inventory Management through APICS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

- APICS Seminar for Lean and Agile Manufacturing

- APICS Seminar on Global Sourcing

- APICS Seminar for 3rd Party Logistics

- Connectivity Workshop (emphasis on use of Lean Principles) TECHNICAL TRAINING

- ISO Internal Auditor

- SOX Assessor


- Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


- APICS – American Production and Inventory Control Society, active member

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