Canton, GA *****
Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Import/Export,
. 11 years of Purchasing experience
. 11 years of Sales experience
. Bilingual Japanese
. Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Selling
. Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
. International Business
Meggitt PLC, Rockmart, GA 11/13-3/14
. Managed supply chain for polymers division of Aerospace
. Worked with SAP team on implementation of SOP
forecasting and demand management.
. Consolidated several Supply Chain reporting mechanisms
into one using SAP queries.
. Conducted risk analysis of supply chain including vendor
TIGHITCO, Inc. Atlanta, GA 1/11-10/13
Supply Chain Manager
. Managed supply chain for $25 Mil Aerospace company with
responsibility for both U.S. an Mexico Facilities
. Negotiated LTA's with major suppliers in excess of $1Mil
each, reducing raw material costs by 5%.
. Created Supplier Quality section of internal quality
manual, including vendor scorecard.
. Implemented an internal RTP system bringing annual
savings of over $100K first year. Able to decrease
consumables budget by 20%.
. Managed a team of seven staff controlling inventory and
warehouse for Atlanta location using Infor Visual ERP.
Instructed team on ERP, reviving moribund functionality
and increasing operational efficiency.
. Used MS Access extensively to query SQL database
directly to create more relevant reporting for upper
. Managed ERP implementation project at two Mexico
facilities, leading a team of troubleshooters/SQL
experts. Reported directly to VP and President for this
. Identified engineering master structure flaws within ERP
system and worked with SQL experts to rebuild all
engineering masters in database, improving MRP planning
and production scheduling.
Piolax Corp., Canton, GA 11/08-9/10
. Purchased raw materials (including resins and metals),
MRO, indirect, and components for Tier 1 automotive
manufacturer, utilizing SAP in MM/MRP.
. Negotiated contracts for capital equipment realizing
$60,000 in savings.
. Managed importing and logistics of raw materials from
Asia and transfers to Mexico facility.
. Realized $285,000 of direct cost-down saving through
. Managed a team of three buyers.
. Created first SQAM . Worked with SQE to develop first
Supplier Scorecard to evaluate approved vendors.
. Introduced a new internal RFQ process for raw materials.
PolyOne Corp., Maryville, TN (Home Office) 7/06-10/08
Account Manager, Automotive Color and Additives
. Drove sales and business development in the automotive
market in the Southeast United States for Color
Concentrate and Masterbatch Additives. Customers
included OEM as well as Tier 1 and Tier 2 to Big 3 and
Toyota Tsusho America, Inc., Maryville, Tennessee 10/00-7/06
Senior Account Representative, Chemicals & Machinery
Functions included business development, purchasing,
logistics (import /export), material selection assistance,
contract negotiating, trading, inventory control, budgeting,
and customer service.
1) Raw Materials Trading
. Purchased a wide range of chemicals and plastics and
sub-materials, including from a variety of domestic
and foreign suppliers.
. Managed Chemical, Plastics, and Sub-material sales
to several Tier 1and Tier 2 automotive accounts
including Denso Manufacturing Tennessee, Denso
Manufacturing Athens Tennessee, Denso Mexico (through
Toyota Tsusho Mexico), ARNECOM, NACOM, and ELCOM.
. Delivered cost savings to the customer through
driving procurement/logistics efficiencies and as a
facilitator between manufacturer and customer.
2) Production/Inventory control
. Obtained accurate production forecasts from the customer and
from the end-user to ensure material flow from around the
world is sufficient to meet demand, as well as managing on-
hand levels to meet strict just-in-time delivery.
3) Quality Assurance/Control
. Handled all quality claims from the customer, including Root
Cause analysis, Countermeasure Activities, Traceability,
Material Quarantining, Return Authorization, and Credit/Debit
. Managed import and export of materials from Asia to
US and Mexico. Ensured that all aspects of
transporting, handling, importing, exporting of
material are controlled and completed in compliance
with NAFTA, TSCA, and other regulatory requirements.
5) Customer Service
. Single contact point for all ordering, questions,
6) Business Development
. Maintained and developed contacts among the engineering,
purchasing, and business planning staff of our customers in
order to meet their needs for the best materials at the
lowest prices. Sought out new customers, assessing their
needs, and developing the business to meet their needs
Eastman Kodak, Billings, Montana 12/96-10/00
Account Representative, Kodak Retail Services
. Serviced and managed the sales to retail photo-finishing
accounts and merchandised Kodak film in those accounts.
Territory included virtually all of Montana, northern Wyoming
and western North Dakota.
Ultra, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan 6/92-6/96
Business English Instructor
. Instructed (at a wide variety of Japanese companies)
Japanese Executives, Managers, and international
department staff, in all aspects of the English Language
for use in their business activities.
Education: Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana 9/88-5/92
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration
Major: Business Economics Minor: Japanese Language
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan 4/90-4/91
Courses: Japanese, Comparative Economics, Multinational
Corporations, Japanese Management