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Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional

Location:
Troy, Michigan, United States
Posted:
March 25, 2019

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Joshua E. Dahl

586-***-**** https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-dahl-33b61522/ ac8v7y@r.postjobfree.com

Key Skills: Strategic Decision Making, Forecasting, Continuous Improvement, KPI/Scorecard Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Six Sigma

EXPERIENCE

2017-2019 GENERAL MOTORS Warren, MI

Commodity Team Lead – Impact Beams (2018-2019)

Resolved a 46%-piece price increase at zero cost by completing a thorough program and supply chain review

Reduced validation costs by 85% through collaboration with product engineering, validation team, and supplier

Purchasing Program Lead – Cadillac XT4 Structures (2017-2018)

Maintained program timing by collaborating with the global team to obtain parts from China for domestic use

Eliminated $250k tooling change by engaging product engineering, plant, and purchasing

Avoided $3M in tooling increases due to volume changes by collaborating with supplier and supplier quality

Facilitated $20M payment by coordinating with supplier, product engineering, and dimensional quality

2012-2017 CATERPILLAR Peoria, IL

Supply Manager – Steel Long Products Group (2013-2017)

2016

Realized $7.2M in base price reduction by leveraging supply base, industry knowledge, and supplier resources

Improved on-time delivery performance by 9% through detailed metrics reporting and root cause analysis

2015

Facilitated consumption of 325,000# of aged inventory by negotiating toll work with a supplier

Improved overall supply base performance by 12% by rationalizing a severely underperforming supplier

2014

Negotiated $2M base price reductions by leveraging currency, manufacturing processes, and global demand

Achieved $1M in rebate savings through execution of a long-term agreement

2013

Implemented emergency validation and resourcing of 5% of spend by collaborating with site and product teams

Reduced guaranteed lead time by 17% by providing reliable and accurate forecast to core suppliers

Commodity Sourcing Intern – Procurement

2012

Enhanced forecasting accuracy from 50% to 90% by designing and implementing a custom forecasting tool

2008-2011 CASELLE Provo, UT

Financial Support Analyst (2010-2011)

Spearheaded Caselle’s Auditor Conference, projected to increase retention by 15% and add $1M in new business

Identified and corrected a $55M accounting error in a customer’s files that had existed for several years

Upgrades Financial Specialist (2008-2010)

Facilitated recognition of $750k in revenue by reducing backlog

Reduced cycle time by 80% by implementing parallel processes, eliminating 24 months of backlog in 9 months

EDUCATION

2011-2013 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY Provo, UT

MBA, April 2013 Major: Global Supply Chain Management Minor: Strategy

President: Graduate Supply Chain Management Association

2012 SEMA; Young Executives Network Award Scholarship

2005-2008 UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY Orem, UT

Bachelor of Science, Accounting Student Council Rep – Ski Team

CERTIFICATIONS

CPS Black Belt (Lean Manufacturing), Six Sigma Green Belt, American Red Cross CPR Certified

PERSONAL

Two-year Spanish speaking service volunteer in Leon, Mexico and Phoenix, AZ – led team of 30 volunteers

Built and successfully campaigned 3 race cars: ’76 Porsche 914, ’88 Dodge Omni, & ’90 Mazda Miata



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