Joseph A. Licari
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
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
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
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
Development of numerous outsourcing programs.
Certified ISO9001 auditor.
Supervised 2 purchasing and warehousing professionals.
Participation in new product development team,
1994-2000 STAAR Surgical Company Monrovia, Ca
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.
Cal. State Long Beach
East Los Angeles College
Monterey Park, Ca
NAPM membership / Orange County, Ca
Professional Purchasing Society
Six Sigma Principles / Lean Principles / Kaizen
MRP / ROP Systems
PDP Product Development Process
Certified Purchasing Manager
Kaizen Tool Champion Certification