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Manager Power Plant

Location:
Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
Posted:
August 17, 2018

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DAVID SIMONS

** ***** ******* ** * Naugatuck, CT 06770 n (M) 203-***-**** n ac6php@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Supply Management Professional with recognized leadership ability to drive strategic initiatives. Proven ability in implementing and executing Supply Management strategies to achieve world-class results. Highly qualified and knowledgeable with excellent communication skills. Experienced with global strategic sourcing and contracting for electronics, machined parts, and chemicals.

SKILLS and ABILITIES

20 years of experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Contracts working for domestic and foreign owned companies.

Seasoned sourcing agent for materials in Asia, Europe, and NAFTA. Sourced and contracted materials in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Singapore, China, India, Germany, and Italy as well as NAFTA countries.

Experienced ISO/QS auditor and process owner; integral part of gaining ISO recognition.

Broad exposure in the development, implementation, and use of automated purchasing, operations, planning, production control, inventory management and accounting systems. Developed systems and metrics to support supplier certification and supplier scorecards that facilitated a corrective action system.

Background in commercial, nuclear, aerospace, chemical, and government contracting environments. Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, 10CRF21, and 10CFR50 regulations. Worked closely with DCAA during CPSR audits.

Engineering and technical knowledge that facilitates sourcing and certifying of key suppliers.

Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, Bills of Material, Engineering Change Notices, Non Disclosure Agreements, and a variety of Contracts and industry regulations.

Responsible for implementing lean aspects in to the supply chain to support manufacturing: consignment, point-of-use storage, & Kanban to facilitate the elimination of classic MRP systems. Worked closely and collaboratively with manufacturing to streamline processes and support lean initiatives in the plant.

Ability to utilize a personal computer in a LAN/WAN/Wireless environment and have a thorough understanding of Windows 95/98/NT/XP, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and AS400 based programs.

Trained in various LAN and mainframe based enterprise business software such as DELTEK, MAPICS, Oracle, SAP. Process owner and key user for both Oracle and SAP implementations.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2014-Present Photronics Inc. Brookfield, CT (Purchased ATMI assets)

Global Commodity Manager, Equipment and Substrates

Manufacturer of delivery systems and photomasks utilized in semiconductor manufacturing. Highly engineered, high volume environment.

2011 – 2014 ATMI Ltd. Danbury, CT

Manager, Supply Chain, Delivery Systems

Manufacturer of delivery systems utilized in semiconductor manufacturing. Highly engineered, high volume environment.

Responsible for global sourcing, contracting, and procuring of delivery systems hardware used to safely convey highly flammable and poisonous gasses used in chemical vapor deposition applications.

Highlights and Achievements:

Created Supplier Management Team to focus on key suppliers and drive value through audits and technical discussions

Identify and source multiple suppliers of hardware used in delivery systems.

Work closely with design and engineering teams to coordinate and document critical component needs that are transferred to the supply base.

Identified and facilitated changes Oracle Item master structures that transfer specifications and critical parameters to Purchase Orders.

2009 – 2011 Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Services Windsor, CT

Manager, Supplier Relations, I &C Systems

Manufacturer of nuclear power plants and support services for existing plants. Highly engineered, low volume environment.

Responsible for the sourcing, contracting, and procuring of nuclear qualified Instrumentation & Control and Field Sensing devices used in nuclear power plants. Involved in the development of processes to change the business model from project oriented to centralized procurement/inventory managed strategies.

Highlights and Achievements:

Identified, contracted, and qualified a new source for nuclear certified liquid level devices reducing the cost from $16M to $11M.

Strategically aligned with turnkey electronics manufacturer to provide control cabinets used in nuclear power plant control rooms. Reduced the overall lead-time by one year and reduced cost by $15M per power plant.

Developed and executed strategies to combine procurements from all input sources (new plants, spares, repairs) to gain leverage in the marketplace.

Identify and source multiple suppliers for each engineered nuclear qualified field transmitter and supporting electronics.

Worked closely with design and engineering teams to coordinate and document critical assembly needs that are transferred to the supply base.

Identified and facilitated changes to SAP BOM structures to enable MRP generation to generate requisitions for assemblies and consigned materials.

Streamlined process from manufacturing Work Order generation to requisition creation by eliminating redundant process steps.

Developed systems and metrics to support supplier certification and supplier scorecards that facilitated a corrective action system.

Managed a team of 2 Commodity Specialists and 1 Procurement Agent in the Windsor location.

Led the SAP 6.0 upgrade effort for the 500 person Purchasing organization.

2004 – 2009 BYK USA Inc. Wallingford, CT

Supply Chain Manager

Manufacturer, importer, and distributor of specialty chemical products for the paint and plastics markets. High Volume, Low SKU.

Responsible for Global Purchasing and NAFTA Logistics, Planning, Storage, Warehousing, Inventory Management. Reporting to CEO.

Highlights and Achievements:

Managed multiple Supply Chain groups consisting of 6 people.

Main contact point for the procurement of all key materials. Personally managed all negotiations and pricing discussions with global entities.

Generated contracts for supplies and services for price, volume, and/or delivery.

Member of SOX implementation team; responsible for ensuring all purchases and documents complied with SOX regulations.

Member of corporate global procurement team and participated in various NAFTA activities including transportation, bundling, and freight payment service projects.

Generated cost analysis tools to facilitate the change from average costing to job costing.

Developed Key Performance Indicators to assist in daily process monitoring and future strategy.

Developed Vendor Rating System to meet ISO objectives.

Consolidated NAFTA warehousing to reduce cost of inventory, transportation, and storage. Realized annual recurring savings of $120,000.

Negotiated significant savings by bundling commodities to achieve purchasing value maximum value. Realized annual recurring savings of $400,000.

Consolidated freight carriers to reduce total cost. Realized recurring savings of $300,000.

Lead self directed work teams focusing on warehouse locations, inventory reduction, and distribution initiatives.

Brokered agreement with major producer to buy key raw material that was earmarked for scrap. Realized recurring annual savings of $250,000.

Process Owner for Purchasing, Planning, and Inventory Management for SAP implementation.

ISO 9000-2000 Process owner.

2001 – 2004 MacDermid Inc. Waterbury, CT

NAFTA Procurement Manager

Manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals for the printed circuit board and industrial coatings markets. High Volume, Low SKU

Responsible for Purchasing and Logistics. Reported to General Manager.

Highlights and Achievements:

Managed the Purchasing and Logistics groups with a total of 9 people.

Developed metrics to report cost savings and avoidance activities.

Negotiated all major contracts for supplies and services.

Saved $600,000 in 2002 via negotiations and contract restructuring.

Assisted in relocation to Michigan during 2004 as a contractor.

1998 – 2001 Circuit-Wise Inc. North Haven, CT

Procurement Manager

Manufacturer of printed circuit boards and assemblies used in automotive and commercial applications. High Volume, High SKU

Responsible for Purchasing, Traffic, and Inventory Management. Reporting to the President.

Highlights and Achievements:

Managed 5 direct reports.

Installed automated purchasing system

Purchased and installed new telephony and network LAN architecture

Streamlined purchasing process to achieve optimal efficiency. Resulted in the elimination of 1 position.

Developed standard contract language to be used for all future negotiations of goods and services.

Developed Vendor Rating System.

Assisted in business matters during period of bankruptcy.

1992 – 1998 Barnes Engineering/Goodrich O&SS Shelton, CT

Manager, Material Control and Purchasing

Manufacturer of navigation systems for space vehicles for government and private industry. Job Shop, Low SKU, Engineering project environment.

Responsible for the purchase and control of materials in a contract setting. Reporting to Director, Materiel.

Highlights and Achievements:

Generated needed materials list using materials lists from contracts

Purchased materials in accordance with FAR.DFAR regulations.

Reported purchasing activity to DCAA and DLA to comply with milestone payment schedules. Company liaison for CPSR audits

Worked closely with local machine shops to ensure mechanical items were produces at the lowest cost and highest quality.

Actively monitored supplier quality and participated in source inspections.

Negotiated the purchase of high technology ASICS and a variety of low volume passive components

Developed Vendor Rating System to meet contract requirements.

Lead the implementation of a LAN based ERP system that complied with Government Accounting practices.

1988 – 1992 Image Graphics Shelton, CT

Manager, Material Control and Inventory

Manufacturer of DOD ground support and printing equipment for government and private industry. Job Shop, Low SKU, Engineering project environment.

Responsible for the purchase and control of materials in a contract setting. Reporting to General Manager

Highlights and Achievements:

Assisted in implementation of DELETK ERP system

Led the reorganization of storage areas

Hired and trained personnel for key positions within the material handling & distribution organization

Managed the facilities group and actively negotiated building maintenance services

EDUCATION

B.Sc., Management, Summa cum Laude, Post University, Waterbury, CT

A.Sc., Manufacturing Engineering Waterbury State Technical College, Waterbury, CT

Member of Alpha Chi Honor Society of Connecticut

Member of American Production & Inventory Control Society

Member of Institute of Supply Management



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