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Manager Project

Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania, United States
August 28, 2018

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Joseph T. Cunliffe Sr.

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Aldan, PA 19018-3903

610-***-**** (Home)

610-***-**** (Cell)


Professional Overview

Self-directed and highly motivated professional, committed to Master Data Governance. Solid background as a leader in Continuous Process Improvement (CPI). Extensive knowledge in various MRP systems, S&OP, AOP, Supply Chain methodologies, systems migration and implementation, especially ORACLE 11i. Strong background in sourcing, new products and suppliers, Item Master and Bill of Materials configuration. Strong background in engineering support, product reliability, R&D, quality control, scheduling, materials ordering and expediting, Item Master maintenance and configuration control. Results conscious team player with excellent organizational, computer, administrative, managerial and interpersonal communications skills. Renowned ability to mentor, grow and develop staff. Solid reputation as a problem resolution specialist.

YOH (SAP Americas Corporate)

Project Manager, Special Projects Management

Jan 2018 – April 2018

Newtown Square, PA

Manage several high level, high impact projects.

Author several work instructions used by the team processing GDPR tickets.

Participate in project stakeholder interviews/collaborations for feedback.

Support the SAP Communications team

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Associate Director/Sr. Project Manager, Supply Chain Master Data Management

May 2011 – August 2017

North Wales, PA


Manager of the North American Master Data Management Team, a team of nine staff across the U.S. and Canada.

Lead for several data migration and implementation projects, some from company acquisitions.

Responsible for the creation/maintenance of over 15,000 Item Masters, recipes, formulas, routers and validity rules in both MDG and ORACLE.

Support all manufacturing sites globally, as well as New Product Integration, Sales/Marketing, Customer Service, Accounting, Demand Management, Forecasting, Logistics and Executive Management.

Served as the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for the ORACLE to SAP integration.

Member of the SAP Integration Advisory Board and a Core Team Member of the Blueprint Team.

Identified and established process owners within the data governance infrastructure.

Promoted data ownership of data domain owners within the data governance infrastructure.

Provided executive level reporting for all facets of master data governance.

Leader in defining and implementation of a Master Data Governance and Data Steward team

Drive the capture of business definitions, categories and linkage to the structure within the MDM system.

Teva Pharmaceuticals (cont'd)

Associate Director, Supply Chain Master Data Management May 2011 – August 2017

North Wales, PA

Responsible for acquiring thorough understanding of business processes and how they are executed within various systems.

Resolve business problems by identifying requirements while keeping within costs.

Ability to be cognizant of and support organizational and business goals and priorities; translates tactical plans into solutions.

Review and revise business processes, as required, for business support.

Oversee changes to data definitions.

Support for new enterprise applications, system upgrades, business acquisitions, cross functional projects associated with data related activities.

Assures processes for validation are followed.



Created a globally revered cross functional training program which assured my team was fully cross functionally trained on 54 separate duties. The Global Head of MDG used my model for the global Master Data Governance rollout.

Authored/maintained many of the current TEVA change control forms used globally, as well as authored/maintained 30 Standard Operating procedures used by TEVA corporately.

Streamlined current processes regarding Master Data Management (MDM) and ORACLE 11i, and ORACLE Business Intelligence (BI).

Define business and functional requirements around data for governance, risk and compliance purposes

Responsible as sole contributor for the successful migration of thousands of critical data points from the Discoverer reporting system into the ORACLE BI reporting system.

Lead person for several software implementations between acquired companies.

Acknowledged for my mentoring and development of staff. Some of my staff were picked as participants in the TEVA Leadership Development project and also moved into higher roles in other teams.

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Reporting Projects Dec 2003 – Apr 2011

North Wales, PA


Develop and publish corporate top management level daily metrics for all sites, for various areas affecting business such as backorder, backorder trending, and weeks of supply.

Chairperson of the Materials Review Board (MRB) which analyzes short dated and expired materials to determine their disposition.

Created the current TEVA Finished goods Donations program, establishing partnerships and served as TEVA Charitable Finished Goods Donations Administrator, which was a parallel job of identifying donatable short dated finished goods for charitable organizations.

Reduced hundreds of millions of dollars of expired/obsolete inventory, increasing needed warehouse space. working with 14 NGOs. This increased product donations from $19M to $200M in one year, reducing waste and destruction costs, increasing warehouse space, helping underprivileged people and providing major tax credits for TEVA.

Created hundreds of ORACLE BI “iBots’ (automated report delivery agents) for team usage and TEVA business partners.

JDS Uniphase Sep 2000 – Aug 2003

Manager, Materials Control & Production Control

Horsham, PA


Manage the Production Control/Materials Control organization of ten employees at two levels, which encompassed daily supervision of supervisors and non-exempt staff.

Responsible for project support of Customer Service, engineering, procurement, Quality Control, Engineering and Manufacturing.

Perform long-range materials assessments to validate forecast and booked order supply accuracy.

Establish tracking mechanisms for various materials, top level assemblies and RMAs. Support Quality Control on non-conforming materials issues.

Assist in reviewing and processing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) to assure succinct and timely effectivity integration.

RMA Coordinator for all RMAS (Returned Materials Authorizations

Assist Quality Control in preparing PRP (Problem Resolution Reports) for customers.

Provide repair estimates and charges for customers. Support all procurement and manufacturing needs.


Promoted to Supervisor then Manager in a very short time period, over longer tenured employees, based upon demonstrated outstanding performance and results.

Reduced WIP (Work IN Process) inventory from a 30 day supply to a two day supply.

Increased WIP Cycle Count accuracy from 60% to 98%. Improved RMA (Return Merchandise Authorizations process cycle time from 30 days to 48 hours.

Developed and implemented an inventory color-coding system which reduced materials waste.

Selected as ORACLE Super User to train over 60 employees for successful implementation of a new Customer Care module in October 2002. Selected as Super User as a member of the ORACLE 11i implementation team in November 2002.

Lockheed Martin 1994 – Sep 2000

Sr. Supply Chain Project Manager

King of Prussia/Newtown, PA


Project Manager responsible for several astrospace and aerospace satellite programs

Manage all project materials procurement for flight initiatives, guaranteeing design closure and assuring Bills of Materials accuracy.

Determined material requirements within assigned areas to insure continuous flow of product and no schedule impact due to late materials.

Responsible to manage the deliverables of 35 production control people and their deliverables

Assess build structure substitute part usage providing cost savings and schedule enhancement.

Responsible for engineering design change implementations

Resolve product development issues involving parts approvals, engineering changes, waivers, defect analysis and documentation issues by coordinating procurement and engineering resources.

Project representative at weekly Director’s Review, creating materials issues presentations for Managers, Directors and Vice presidents.

Lockheed Martin (Cont'd) 1994 – Sep 2000

Sr. Supply Chain Project Manager

King of Prussia/Newtown, PA


Representative at Director’s Review weekly summit.

Member of Kaizen Improvement Team for P.O. process, resulting in 500K cost savings per year.

Received “President’s Award” for stopping a critical plant chemicals shortage issue which would have impacted most production.


Masters Degree – Strayer Univ – Major: Business Administration 3.89 G.P.A. Magna Cum Laude

Bachelors Degree - Strayer Univ – Major: Business Administration – 3.89 G.P.A. Magna Cum Laude

PMP Diploma - Alison


Supply Chain expertise, S&OP, AOP, MDM (Master Data Management), MDG (Master Data Governance), Catalogic, ORACLE, SAP (some), Great Plains, AS400, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Points, Access, Project), ORACLE BI (Business Intelligence), ORACLE Discoverer, TrackWise, MDM (Master Data Management), Project Management, Kronos administration, Signavio, Sharepoint, Jam Page creation/maintenance, Brainshark, conflict resolution, Cloud, GDPR, situational leadership, mentoring, cross functional collaboration


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Awards (2) For Outstanding Performance

Numerous Milestone Achievement Awards – Outstanding Performance (Lockheed)

Communications and Power Center “President’s Award” – 2000

TEVA Corporate Newsletter 2005 – named “Person Who Makes A Difference At TEVA”

Recipient of many TEVA “U Shine” awards for outstanding performance

Recipient of many TEVA “Encore” awards for outstanding performance

Recipient of many TEVA “Stars” awards for outstanding performance

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