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Supply Chain Specialist

Clayton, North Carolina, United States
May 25, 2018

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Supply Chain oriented professional with 20 years experience in materials and supply chain management. Proven track record in consistently driving process improvements for organizational growth. Exceptional administrative skills and ability to drive production strategy, manage personnel, maintain inventory levels and implement complex projects. Outstanding strategist distinguished for leadership and team-building skills and excellent conflict resolution abilities. Expert at implementing processes that improve efficiency; accomplished in all areas of operations with keen ability to build business relationships. Demonstrated management skills that enhance productivity and drive organizational performance.


Strategic Production Planning ● Program Development ● Procurement ● Supply Chain Supervision

Scheduling ● Operations Management ● Production Control of Contract & Tolled Manufacturing Process Improvements ● Inventory & Materials Management Profit & Loss ● Cost Reduction ● Data Analysis ● Budgeting & Forecasting ● Compliance ● Leadership

Employee Relations ● Customer Service ● Presentations ● Production Control ● Value Analysis

Vendor Relationships ● Communication ● Health & Safety Training ● Finance


SAP/LMP: PP, IMWM, MM, SD, & APO ● CAMS ● EDW ● ERP ● JD Edwards ● JDA AWR Software ● Navision ● Microsoft Office Suite ● Lotus Notes ● AS400 ● Oracle ● QAD


MERCK & CO, INC, Wilson, NC

Specialist-Supply Chain Management, 2017-2018

Plan short and long-term production plans according to customer requirements.

Provide purchase orders for raw material and component requirements.

Report any product shortages in tier 2 meeting with the production team

Manage batch determination of each bulk component used in any production run

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION (Contract-Robert Half), Elizabethtown, KY

Master Scheduler, 2015-2017

Plan and control all scheduling activities supporting assigned brands.

Balance production and inventory levels with demand to support target consistent with 97% customer service levels, inventory turn goals and capacity utilization/staffing requirements.

Establish Supplier KPI (Key Performance Indicators) criteria to focus on areas of improvement.

Execute setup and full implementation of new ERP operating system


Materials Manager, 2012-2014

Managed 42 staff members, overseeing scheduling, purchasing, and Logistics System for multiple sites of a $7.2B food hygiene and protective packaging company.

Key Accomplishments:

Managed efforts to reduce aged inventory by $475K within 12 months.

Reduced days on hand inventory by 20% within the first year.

Executed ERP setup and provided departmental training to include standards of work.

Led lean initiatives, implementing process improvements across multiple departments.

Analyzed inventory accuracy trends of 5,000+ Stock Keeping Units (SKUs), across multiple Business Units.


LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, PA (Contractor) 2009-2012

Site Operations Manager & Principal Consultant, 2010-2012

Provided program management within government supply system, overseeing various RESET/RECAP projects.

Offered training sessions for 100+ personnel within MM, PP and IMWM modules.

Issued monthly risk assessment analysis to management team with improvement recommendations.

Participated on SAP design teams and leads site installation effort for new system; eliminate the use of off-line spreadsheets and processes for scheduling.

Key Accomplishments:

Mentored consulting team and clients in ERP process improvements and transactions.

Developed Letterkenny Army Depot with $80M+ in new business.

Consulted with armed forces officials to ensure supply chain and system transaction management.

Performed configuration and setup within MM, PP and IMWM modules for LMP implementation.

Principle SAP Consultant/Logistics Management Specialist, 2009-2010

Negotiated and accepted $80M in programs, collaborating with Army Command and establishing command schedule for government funded programs.

Monitored and adjusted RESET/RECAP program progress, closing all programs upon completion.

Key Accomplishments:

Established Capacity Planning for 12 different programs within the LMP operating system.

Led cross-functional team in Value Stream Analysis, reducing cycle time by 16 days.

Identified superfluous parts, resulting in cost avoidance of $150M.

RHODIA, INC., Baltimore, MD

Production Planner, 2006-2009

Led production planning for French-based specialty chemical company with $6.616M in Sales.

Supervised operations personnel in daily tasks, overseeing weekly shipping and receiving of raw materials and finished goods.

Key Accomplishments:

Planned production of 30M+ pounds across multiple departments, purchasing $5M+ in raw materials.

Conducted site-setup for full implementation of SAP/ERP operating system, training staff in all modules.

Led professional development opportunities, assisting site safety, and emergency response teams with monthly drills and classes.

Previous positions include Inventory Manager for Westinghouse Lighting Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2006, Production Control Coordinator for National Starch and Chemical Company, Bridgewater, NJ, 2000-2004, and Customer Service Specialist/Material Management Specialist for Mobil Corporation, Edison, NJ, 1997-2000.


Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, Bachelor of Science, Physical Education & Health and Safety, Minor in Sports Medicine


Supply Chain Management and Master Scheduling, APICS Association for Supply Chain Management

LEAN 101, Anti-Terrorism Level 1 Training and Defense Security Training,

Project Management Institute (PMI)

HAZMAT Awareness, EMT Defibrillation, BLS, CPR

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