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Supply Chain Development, Forecasting, Logistics & Project Management

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
November 29, 2018

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Samuel David Cottrell

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Raleigh, NC 27605



To obtain a position in project management, supply chain management, forecasting, logistics or data analytics. EDUCATION

Master of Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering North Carolina State University

May 2013

Raleigh, NC

B.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering

North Carolina State University

May 2011

Raleigh, NC

Minor in Business Administration

Computer Skills

• Computer Programming (Visual Basic, SQL, Matlab)

• CAD Tools (Solidworks, AutoCAD)

• Simulation Software (Arena, Simio, Excel)

• ERP Software (SAP ECC 6.0, SAP Configuration)

• Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, Visio) Language Skills

• Intermediate fluency in Spanish • Intermediate fluency in German WORK HISTORY

Supply Chain Specialist IV

Raleigh, NC

Ajinomoto North America, Inc.

Feb 2016 – June 2018

• Created, implemented, and maintained an inventory management system for developing B2C divisions within a historically B2B company

• Initiated and spearheaded cost reduction projects by restructuring the manufacture chain, researching/qualifying new suppliers to better fulfill the production needs, and eliminating non-value-added handling

• Managed the entire supply chain, communicated and scheduled production campaigns, and procured all materials for five business groups

• Completed the planning, purchasing and project management for sporadic 3rd party imports, bulk internal material stocking/warehousing, as well as fulfilling the dynamic demands of major retailer and e-commerce supply lines

• Built multiple monitoring systems and operating procedures for greater visibility into various cost centers; regularly presented trends and key findings to the President, VP of Operations, as well as the business managers for these divisions Project Manager

Cary, NC

Touchstone 3D

Sept 2014 – Feb 2016

• Managed all projects from the time of quoting through delivery, including: assessment/quoting of project, all client interaction, procurement of materials, setup/delegation of project tasks, real time cost/time monitoring, shipping of product, and any follow up CRM

• Implemented processes to double production capacity, reduce overhead costs, and allow cross trainability throughout the company

• Established profit tracking system to analyze individual project profitability as well as evaluate the company’s most profitable work centers in an effort to direct our strategic sales and marketing approaches

• Documented all equipment/material for project retrieval and established future additional site cost estimates to launch growth projections

• Created annual projections of internal goals for all employees to introduce aggressive development plans without affecting clientele growth Supply Chain Consultant

Raleigh, NC

Tompkins International

Sept 2013 – Sept 2014

• Consulted Fortune 500 companies across various industries in the areas of logistics, warehouse management/design, risk management, and cost comparison analysis

• Optimized transportation lines, built dynamic cost and growth models, evaluated warehouse equipment/procedures, and analyzed omni- channel networks to transition outdated methods into cost-efficient systems while presenting startup costs and future costs of all alternatives Project Manager Intern

Mocksville, NC

Carolina Precision Machining, Inc.

June 2012 – May 2013

• Analyzed data, generated reports, and automated a process to provide daily information for supplier deliveries and customer shipments

• Designed part tracking system to ensure on-time deliveries, confirm proper workflow, and reduce variability

• Generated processes and procedures for all jobs within each department to create a more consistent customer relationship and final product

• Used process mapping to assist in implementing AS9100C Business Management techniques Process Engineer Intern

Smithfield, NC

Skyware Global

June 2011 – May 2012

• Designed and implemented assembly lines, setup instructions, and bin identifications to enable part accountability, decrease WIP storage, and ultimately increase total assembly output

• Remodeled plant layout to increase quality control and allow more efficient material handling Engineering Consultant Intern

Gabés, Tunisia

Société Chimique ALKIMIA

June 2010 – Aug 2010

• Developed process maps and examined plant production workflow to increase output, minimize energy costs, lower inventory levels, and comply with future safety and health regulations

• Conducted and implemented machine scheduling techniques to optimize workload balances across various equipment

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