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Manager Supply Chain

November 27, 2018

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DARRYL KLEIN Ave Maria, FL 239-***-****


Dynamic executive with successful experience in production planning, logistics, supply chain, procurement, & operations management. With a collaborative supportive approach to all opportunities, looking to successfully optimize, organize, and streamline the processes & policies to maximize quality, reduce costs, & drive efficiency in purchasing effectively.

At Grede maintained 100% on-time delivery for 8 consecutive years running at 110% capacity by engaging the team both internal and external (vendors). At Falcon Contractors, formed a team to eliminate accidents, reduce overtime by over 70%, and reduce material cost 2% year over year.


● Leadership Trust Integrity ● Coach Mentor Team ● Forecasting

● Passion for Customer Success ● Creative Problem Solver ● ERP MS Office MRP

● ISO 9000 ● Self Starter ● Cross Functional Teams


Naples Stone Works Inc., Naples, FL

Operations Manager Tile Division 4/2016- 3/2018

A mid-size custom contractor, manufacturer of countertops, & installer of both tile and countertops in the extreme high end residential market. Directly responsible for materials, operations, resource management, forecasting, & quality for the Tile Division (team of 25+). Also accountable for subcontractors, inventory control, fleet, & Safety for the company.

Major Achievements:

● Utilizing Lean Six Sigma to restructure the department; check sheets, visual schedule board, inventory control, zero-defect, & team training focus on improved safety, quality, and communication. Recognized reduced overtime by 16.1%, reduced staff by 6.8% (exempt & non-exempt) & reduced WIP.

● Restructured all subcontractors with KPI, and SLA resulting in reduced turnover, minimized call backs, & realized bottom line cost downs of over 3.8% in the 1st year.

● Developed job descriptions, KPI, & Employee Handbook Resulted in turn over reduction in the department and long term reduction of business liabilities. Stay Secure Systems, Fort Myers, FL 6/2015 - 01/2016 VP of Production

Oversaw Design, Engineering, Production, IT, Legal, Global Supply Chain, Inventory, Vendors & contracts. Stay Secure Systems is the inventor & manufacturer of an SMT press board electronic real time monitoring, inventory control, & asset management system for the automotive industry. NOTE: This was a contracted labor position.

Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL Senior

Director of Physical Plant 12/2014 – 8/2015

NOTE: This was a contract labor position to restructure the budgets and the department. Oversaw all aspects of the physical plant, warehouse, maintenance department for 18 buildings; subcontractors, vendors, team of 51+, and a budget > $4M.

Major Achievements:

● Implemented process cards, WMS, benchmarking, department PM’s and KPI, and SLA for vendors and subcontractors. Work order completion rate increased by 19%, overtime decreased by 12%, and vendor costs reduced by 6%.

● Implemented field inspections, TCO, & formalized training to perform more effectively on the job. Accomplished seasonal work with 25% fewer employees. Falcon Contractors, Inc. Naples, FL

Purchasing / Business Manager 10/2003 - 12/2014

Structural & Architectural concrete & masonry contractor installer for small commercial & large residential. Direct P/L responsibilities including, extensive duties in resource management, materials, estimating, purchasing, accounting, finance, operations, human resources, marketing, sales, & safety. Maintain effective communication of goals, & follow up with operations in 2 states. Major Achievements:

● By implementing field housekeeping, weekly toolbox talks, & open communications reduced commodity purchase by over 2%.

● Reduced purchased goods costs by 2% year over year through a vendor scorecard; SOW, KPI, SLA.

● Through cross functional teams, reduced quoting, install, and receivables on specific product lines from 90 days down to an average of 30 days.

● Developed formal safety program to realize a reduction in accidents and real cost savings of over $7K annually by reducing doctor visits from average of 2 visits per quarter over 2 years to Zero (0) visits in less than 3 years for an average of 75 employees.

Grede Corporation, Greenwood, SC 10/1991 – 9/2003 Production Control Manager Multi-facilities Supply Chain & Warehouse Logistics Board Supervised upto 63 team members located in 3 different states countries (Monterrey, Mexico) producing castings mainly for the automotive, trucking, compressor, and agriculture industries. Manager of materials, machine shop, planning, forecasting, supply chain, distribution, logistics, warehousing, plant flow / layout & inventory control, while developing strategic plans. Major Achievements:

● Increased on-time deliveries from 18% to 100%at over full capacity.

● Through cross functional teams, reduce lead times for customers orders from eight weeks to two weeks.

● Reduced annual budget spending by 15%through Lean / Six Sigma teams.

● Reduced new product launch costs and timing by over 40%. This was done by attention to detail, follow up, and daily cross functional department meetings.

● As part of Strategic team, re-structured purchasing models for individual facilities while implementing MRP & ERP systems, This included global sourcing of commodities, vendor scorecards, teams of multi-facility purchases, & develop metrics for opportunity identification. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science -Thomas More College Merrimack, NH

● Computer Science Associates - St. Mary’s College, Winona, MN

● Cost Analysis, Business Management Classes -Keller School of Management, Milwaukee, WI.

● Contract and Business Law Courses - Concord University (Law School), Los Angeles, CA.

● Six Sigma, Courses in Quality Engineering, Technical School of Munich - Enrolled online.

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