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Manager Engineering

Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
June 13, 2018

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Experienced professional with core strengths in managing and improving procurement operations, inventory management, and customer and supplier relations while achieving cost savings in machine and job fabrication shops including an AS9100 certified production manufacturing environment.

Related Skill Highlights

Lean Manufacturing experience Certified Purchasing Manager Systems proficiency Critical thinking skills Production scheduling Inventory coordination Bidding processes Cost controls familiarity Related Experience

Essex Engineering, Inc. Lynn, MA

Purchasing Manager July 2016 to March 2018

Responsibility for the purchasing functions of a machine and fabrication job shop related to the aircraft engine industry.

• Prepared purchase orders for raw material, hardware, and outside services relevant to specific jobs.

• Read and interpreted blueprint drawings in order to determine material requirements.

• Coordinated purchasing with the production department to ensure a timely and orderly inventory flow. B-C-D Metal Products, Inc. Malden, MA

Vice President of Operations January 1994 to May 2016 Responsibility for the manufacturing operations in the production of aircraft engine tube and manifold assemblies.

• Oversaw estimating, purchasing, materials, scheduling, manufacturing engineering, quality control, and systems.

• Played a major role in the return to profitability and growth through upgrade of systems, network, equipment, and employee training.

• Developed strategies that successfully increased output, reduced costs, and improved product quality.

• Set up AS9100 Purchasing System, Network Computer System, and ERP System.

• Negotiated favorable terms and procured equipment, materials, and hardware for production.

• Drafted estimate procedure and produced estimates for customer quotations. General Electric Company, Aircraft Engine Division Lynn, MA Senior Buyer/Contract Administrator September 1988 to November 1993 Responsibility for procurement activities related to gearings, forgings, and machined forgings for Lynn development engines.

• Ensured compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations and GEAE operating procedures.

• Negotiated and administered sole source, competitive, and dual source split procurements, including cost plus fixed fee type contracts, valued at $35 million.

• Recognized for successfully leading cross-functional team in concurrent engineering and production of new gearbox designs.

• Received awards for procuring and expediting critical engine components within short cycle delivery requirements.

• Supervised clerical staff.

General Electric Company, Aircraft Engine Division Lynn, MA Buyer June 1984 to September 1988

Responsibility for procurement of fasteners needed for Lynn development and production engines.

• Solicited competitive bids and negotiated price and delivery in a high volume work environment.

• Supported proposal efforts, engineering design changes, and quality initiatives.

• Trained new buyers.

General Electric Company, Medium Steam Turbine Department Lynn, MA Buyer June 1981 to June 1984

Responsibility for negotiating, placing, expediting, and receiving orders, and reconciling invoices required for production.

• Purchased a wide range of production components with consideration of price, delivery, and material quality.

• Worked with customer support, engineering, production control, quality, and suppliers to best meet customer objectives. General Electric Company Cincinnati, OH and Lynn, MA Manufacturing Management Program June 1979 to June 1981 Completed four six-month assignments in the areas of Shipping Supervisor, Expense Buyer, Production Control Specialist, and Manufacturing Engineer.

Related Trainings or Certifications

Introduction to Continuous Improvement, Cost and Price Analysis in Sourcing, Sourcing Issues in Government Contracting, Negotiation Skills Workshop, Jet Engine Familiarization, Analytical Purchasing Seminar, Microsoft Excel, DBA Software, and Global Shop Solutions Related Education

Suffolk University, Executive Program, Masters of Business Administration, magna cum laude New Jersey Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

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