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Manager Injection Molding

Anaheim, CA
November 10, 2018

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Joseph A. Licari

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Anaheim Hills, CA 92808



An innovative Manufacturing professional with 20+ years of experience in the fields of industrial, medical, and aerospace manufacturing is seeking a lead position in Manufacturing Operations or Supply Chain Management.

Core Competencies: Vendor Management/ Sourcing / Inventory / Manufacturing/ NPI

Mainframe Experience Includes: Oracle, Macola, Glovia, Infoflo,SAP

Commodities: Metal Fabrication / Injection Molding / Electronics / Assembly / Castings

Lean Manufacturing / Tool Champion

Offshore Sourcing: China and Mexico

Supervisory Experience


2017-Present TTX Corporation Mira Loma, CA

Supply Chain Manager-Rail Car Maintenance & Repair.

Reduction of $500k of Excess / Obsolete Inventory.

Inventory Turns Improvement from 3 to 6 Turns.

Cycle Count Accuracy from 75% to 98%.

On Time Delivery Improvement from 60% to 95%.

Lead Process Improvement Kaizen to Increase Inventory Accuracy.

SAP Software System

2012-2017 Dover Corporation (OK International) Cypress, CA

Global Supply Chain Manager /Industrial Soldering Systems and Consumable Products

Managed Supply Chain (China & USA)

Responsible productivity / savings of $1.4M year over year.

NPI / Commodity Management (Metal Fabrication / Injection Molding / Electronics / Box Build)

Tech Services and QC experience.

5 Direct Reports USA & 5 Direct Report in China.

2008-2012 Crane Aerospace and Electronics Burbank, CA

Manufacturing Manager / Fluid Handling Systems

Supervised staff of 20 Certified FAA Technicians, Mechanical Engineers & Quality Engineers.

Implemented Electronic Kanban system which resulted in $1 million inventory reduction.

Successfully lead & facilitated Kaizen and lean principles that resulted in:

-OTD improvement from 55% to 97%

-TAKT reduced from 21 days to 14 days on repair and overhaul.

-Repair & Overhaul backlog reduced from 20+ days to 1.5 Days.

-Cycle and TAKT time improvements (8 units daily to 16 units).

-5S, Zero Scrap, 100% Safety, 100% Quality

Successfully certified and cross trained staff to FAA standards.

Certified Lean Manufacturing Tool Champion.

Oracle Software System

2006-2008 Phillips Industries Santa Fe Springs, CA

Corporate Supply Chain Manager

Manufacturer and Distributor of electrical and pneumatic harnesses for heavy duty trucks and trailers.

Inventory reductions in excess of $100,000 in 2007.

$300,000 reduction of consignment inventories in 2007.

Shanghai, China joint venture implementation team.

Saltillo, Mexico joint venture implementation team.

Maintained 98% OTD & fill rates.

Supervised staff of 25 Direct& Indirect.

2002-2006 Deluxe Corporation / Russell and Miller, Inc. Santa Fe Springs, CA

Purchasing Manager

Manufacturer and distributor of retail merchandising products. Subsidiary of Deluxe Corporation a

Fortune 1000 company.

Cost savings initiatives which resulted in over $300,000.00 in FY’04. Participation in corporate wide Request for proposal initiative which resulted in a $10 million cost savings annually.

Implementation of new product development process and SOP.

Development / Implementation of direct importing program.

Development of private label product lines.

Maintained corporate wide service levels of 98%.

Departmental / Corporate metrics reporting.

Supervised 4 direct reports

2000- 2002 Physical Optics Corporation. Torrance, CA

Materials Manager

Manufacturer of optical products and materials for medical device, automotive and industrial applications. Annual sales of $20 million dollars in an ISO 9001 certified facility.

Implementation of cost savings programs which resulted in reducing inventories and improved service levels.

Planning / Master Scheduling

Quality Assurance

Metrics Reporting

Document Control

Development of numerous outsourcing programs.

Facilities management

Certified ISO9001 auditor.

Supervised 2 purchasing and warehousing professionals.

Participation in new product development team,

1994-2000 STAAR Surgical Company Monrovia, Ca

Purchasing Manager

Manufacturer of medical devices for use in cataract, refractive and glaucoma surgery. $25 million dollars in sales. ISO9001 certified facility.

Implementation of MRO inventory programs through leveraging existing and new suppliers reducing costs by 32%.

Infoflow / Purchasing software module.

Management of all telecommunications equipment and personnel.

Maintenance / Diligence of FDA and Regulatory standards.

New product development / participation.

Supervision of 4 purchasing and warehouse professionals.

Recipient of Manager of the year award.


-Bachelors Degree

Cal. State Long Beach

-Associates Degree

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, Ca

-CPM Certification


NAPM membership / Orange County, Ca

Professional Purchasing Society

Six Sigma Principles / Lean Principles / Kaizen

MRP / ROP Systems

PDP Product Development Process


Power Point


Certified Purchasing Manager

Kaizen Tool Champion Certification

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