Brian S. Hicks
North Oxford, MA 01537
firstname.lastname@example.org – 508-***-**** (M)
Extensive experience in the Technology and Power Generation Industries.
Extensive Global Customer and Supplier Management experience.
Extensive Global Procurement and Materials Management experience
Worldwide Manufacturing Operations and Fabrication experience
Newbury College – Business Management – Brookline, MA
Miller-Heiman Seminars – Completed courses in large and small account development / management, integrated solution selling and ROI selling
Flextronics University – Completed courses in Finance, Project Management, Manufacturing Operations, Selling and Sales Management, Logistics, Customer Service, Supplier Management and Quality.
Summary of Qualifications
With extensive experience in the Technology and Power Generation Industries I am well versed in worldwide manufacturing and fabrication operations; Global Procurement and Materials Management; Global, Strategic and Tactical Project Management; New Business Development and; Global Customer and Supplier Relationship Management. I have experience in building and leading global cross-functional support teams and managing large global projects and operations. I have extensive overseas work experience and am very comfortable working in a supplier fabrication facility, a customer job site or; in a standard office environment. I’ve worked in China, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Malaysia as well as throughout Europe and North America.
Past Professional History
May 2017 to present
Contractor – Subcontract Manager - Working on site as supplier management, materials management and/or customer support on a contract basis for multiple divisions of Babcock Power. In this role I’ve worked 3 months at a domestic customers power plant managing delivery, receipt, storage and installation of Babcock Power materials and equipment; I’ve spent 4 months at a domestic structural steel supplier plant monitoring fabrication and logistics in order to ensure quality and on time delivery; and recently finished a 4 month project monitoring fabrication and logistics for a duel feed heat exchanger at a supplier plant in the Republic of Korea.
Brian S. Hicks
Babcock Power Inc. / Riley Power
February 2008 — May 2017
Manager, Subcontract Management —Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and overseeing all activities of the Subcontract Management Group. Involved in all phases of Supplier Management including supplier selection, contract negotiations, purchase and change order management, supplier surveillance and communications, supplier on-time-delivery and quality, logistics and all project procurement close-out activities. In addition to my duties managing this group I was responsible for managing Riley Power’s structural steel, ductwork and air preheater suppliers for all large SCR and CDS projects. I also took on individual customer projects as internal capacity demanded, acting as the Subcontract Manager for these projects.
My personal project list included, but was not limited to…
APS Four Corners FCPP SCR Project
NIPSCO, Michigan City Station, Unit 12 CDS System
Brightsource Energy, Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System
Alliant Energy, Edgewater Unit 5 SCR
Istroenergo-Teco, Units 3-4 CCV Burners/Mills
Alliant Energy, Lansing Unit 4 SCR
I have extensive work experience overseas and am very comfortable working in a supplier fabrication facility, on a customer job site or in a standard office environment. I have experience working in China, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Malaysia as well as Europe and North America.
Columbia Tech, Inc.
Worcester, MA - 2006 - 2008
Director, Program Management and Customer Service - My role was as Director of Manufacturing Operations including Program Management, Manufacturing, Engineering, Test and Logistics. I also lead the organization in the development of the process controls and ISO procedures needed to ensure continued growth, profitability and sustainability. Our customers were mainly from the Electronics, Semiconductor and Medical Instrumentation fields.
Westford, MA – 2001 - 2005
Global Program Manager – Leader of a global business management team responsible for over $1B in revenue annually and charged with ensuring that global Flextronics factories provided highly integrated and highest quality products and services to our customers. My customers included Microsoft, Dell and EMC.
Woburn, MA - 1997 - 2001
Sr. Program Manager - Tactical. Program Management responsibility for customer programs representing nearly $350M in annual revenue. Managed the client-specific activities of two regional sales rep firms and had bottom line responsibility for all tactical program issues. My customers included Cisco, IBM and Universal Instruments.
Brian S. Hicks
Solectron Technology Inc
Charlotte, NC – 1993 -1995
Materials Program Manager – Responsible for developing, directing and supervising material planning, scheduling and procurement activities, creating models for determining planning parameters, ensuring optimal inventory position and interfacing with customers to design material management strategies.
Wilmington, MA – 1987 - 1993
Boston, MA – 1981 - 1987
Buyer / Planner / Scheduler
References will be furnished upon request