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Manager Supply Chain

Howell, Michigan, United States
August 23, 2018

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Robert A. Morley

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Operations Management Quality Control Inventory / Warehouse Procurement Process Improvement Lean Manufacturing PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Successful purchasing and supply chain management professional with extensive experience at all levels of the manufacturing and procurement process and a Master of Business Administration.

Knowledgeable in processes such as: 8 forms of waste identification, value stream mapping, GENBA, visual workspace, 5 ”S” workspace organization, KANBAN, KIAZEN, Six Sigma, DMAIC, DMADV, SIPOC, Process Mapping, Fishbone, and 5 ”Whys”.

Detail oriented with strong multi tasking abilities, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and capable in finding innovative solutions to complex problems.

Proficient in SAP, Lotus Notes, database development and administration, Microsoft Office Suite 2016 (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook), Publisher, and InfoPath.

Understanding of mainframe and midrange architecture.

Business expertise and direction for the transition from legacy systems to an SAP environment.

Manage priorities to support strategic initiative requirements as driven by the business. Professional Experience

Coca Cola, Multiple Locations September 1982 – June 2018 SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER SAP (Flint, MI October 2016 to June 2018) Manage resources and priorities to optimize product flow and supply within Coca Cola and between Coca Cola and NA Bottlers. Collaborating with key stakeholders to develop sustainable solutions to product supply service issues with the NA Bottling System. Leading the identification, development, and implementation of process improvements for product flow processes and tools. Coaching, motivating, developing talent. Enhance intellectual capital through training, rewarding, and retaining the best of the best.

INDIRECT PROCUREMENT MANAGER (Flint, MI May 2016 to October 2016) Implementation and management of all the indirect procurement activity for the US Region which includes 107 locations. Work directly with CCBSS on all indirect program activities while representing filed procurement and managing the field objectives. PROCUREMENT MANAGER (Flint, MI May 2015 to May 2016) Forecast raw materials through SAP for locations in Coca Cola NA. Manage raw material continuity of supply through the forecast process while working with internal customers and external suppliers. I forecast for 78 suppliers, across 46 locations, and 1,600 SKU’s, monthly.

SENIOR PROCUREMENT MANAGER (Flint, MI May 2012 – May 2015) Manage direct procurement activity to facilitate purchasing standards for the North Central Region with accountability for 13 production locations throughout the Mid West with a total annual spend of

$600 million. Supervise 2 direct reports: 2 material supply managers overseeing and coordinating direct material purchasing for 13 production locations in the Mid West. REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONAL PROCUREMENT (Flint, MI – May 2004 – May 2012) Manage direct and indirect procurement activity to facilitate purchasing standards for the Great Lakes Region with accountability for 26 production and 120 sales center locations with a total annual spend of $1.2 billion. Supervise 10 direct reports: including 4 material supply managers overseeing and coordinating direct material purchasing for 26 production locations in the Mid West, 4 procurement managers over indirect material purchasing for 26 production and 120 distribution locations, and 2 graphic designers handling point of sale material purchasing for 120 distribution locations.

CORPORATE COMMODITY MANAGER (Atlanta, GA – June 2000 – May 2004) Administered processes for all secondary packaging procured within the Coca Cola bottling system including sourcing, negotiating, and establishing contracts with total accountability for $500 million in annual spend. Managed unbundled contracts for direct material commodities and directed web based bottler communications.

Achieved strategic energy conservation long term contract savings of about $11 million per year with Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) facilities as well as local utilities.

Facilitated energy conservation program roll out throughout the company, lowering costs by 10%.

Coca Cola Continued


Canadian Supply Chain Manager, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1998 – 2000 South Central Group Supply Chain Manager, Memphis, TN, 1996 – 1998 Northeast Region Supply Chain Manager, Columbia, MD 1993 – 1996 Texas Regional Buyer, Dallas, TX, 1992 – 1993

Production Coordinator, Austin, TX, 1985 – 1992

Quality Control Lab Technician, Flint, MI, 1984 – 1985 Quality Control Lab Technician, Oklahoma City, OK, 1982 – 1984 ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

Lowered utility costs by 32% through negotiating utility contracts for production locations.

Reduced obsolesces and destruction costs approximately $20 million annually through effective management of promotional raw material utilization.

Project manage efforts reduced out of process change orders by 10%. Education


Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI


Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX

Community Involvement

Livingston County Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer

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