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Manager Supply Chain

Location:
Nappanee, Indiana, 46550, United States
Posted:
May 23, 2018

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AUSTEN R. BURKHOLDER

* ******** ****, ********, ** 46550 574-***-**** ac5kuy@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Analytical and resourceful professional, with real-world Leadership experience in Operations and the Supply Chain. Able to influence, lead and motivate teams through effective communication tailored to the intended audience. Seeking a job in Operations to help increase profitability to the company through leading teams, reducing risk and cost, and developing more capacity for more revenue. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS PROFILE

Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, Minitab

Forecasting, Budget Management

Lean / Continuous Improvement

Goal & Detail Oriented, Quick Learner

Able to Multitask, Prioritize, Problem Solve

Strategic Thinking & Planning

Milestone Adherence, Team Player

Organized, Career Focused

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Patrick Industries, Inc. – Wakarusa, Indiana July 2017 – Present General Manager – Precision Paint Group

Established and implemented plant metrics to manage a $2.5M business unit and 30 hourly employees.

Reduced employee turnover by 54% in 2017 Q3 and Q4 through improved promotion and labor package initiatives.

Improved labor costs by 2% through efficiency projects resulting in 29 overtime hours eliminated per week.

Increased throughput by 25% through use of an alternative clear coat identified through a deep-dive analysis.

Amplified Right-First-Time (RFT) by 30% and improved average turn-time by 28% (down to 3.6 days from 5).

Patrick Industries, Inc. – South Bend, Indiana July 2016– July 2017 Continuous Improvement Manager/Department Manager – Adorn

Increased plant productivity by 44% through bottleneck identification and execution of corrective action plans.

Decreased material consumption by 22.8% of Sales from Q3 to Q4 as the project team lead.

Improved RFT by 12% through addressing defect drivers identified in a Six Sigma and Pareto analysis.

Increased department productivity 26% through establishing metrics and empowering the team. Rolls-Royce North America. – Indianapolis, Indiana July 2015 – July 2016 Supplier Development Lead

Promoted to full-time hire within position for first post program placement based on exceptional performance.

Achieved $700K in cost savings through project management of cost, quality, and delivery work stream initiatives.

Increased throughput by 25% and on-time launch adherence to production cell as a result of DMAIC methodologies.

Rolls-Royce North America – Indianapolis, Indiana/Mount Vernon, Ohio February 2014 – July 2015 Professional Excellence Development Program: Purchasing – 18-month leadership development rotational program to hone skillsets, and develop breadth across various business sectors and programs. Supplier Development Lead

Mapped processes to identify improvement opportunities at suppliers and negotiate project charter valuations.

Implemented LEAN methodologies to include tools such as 5S, Root Cause Analysis, and SMED. Material Requirements Planning Controller – Buy

Reduced RR inventory to 0 dollars in delivery arrears at end of fiscal year.

Trained members of Supply Management Team in export-controlled material ensuring compliance was followed.

Integrated ERP Compliance rollout to all MRPC-Buys in North America to monitor and report on exception messages.

Strategic Buyer

Negotiated $100,000 in savings through the strategic procurement of large fabrications.

Formulated and implemented a cost savings opportunity of $300,000 through a Make vs. Buy Analysis. EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Supply Chain Management Technology (2013) – Purdue University Minor, Communications

AWARDS, CERTIFICATIONS, & AFFILIATIONS

Green Belt (DMAIC / Lean Six Sigma) 2016

Institute of Supply Management 2015

Certificate of Entrepreneurship (Krannert School of Management) 2013



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