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Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain Management

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
October 14, 2016

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Chambersburg, PA 17201 Tel: 248-***-****


Contract Development, Analysis and Supplier Negotiations

Strategic Sourcing – Global Sourcing and Total Cost of Ownership

Lean Principle, Continuous Improvement Events, VA/VE and Benchmarking


Quality Management Systems – APQP, PPAP, QS/TS/ISO, Run@Rate, SPC, Audit

Supply Chain Management

Price/Cost Breakdown Analysis

Leadership and Organizational Capability

Inventory Management – In-house and VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory)

Project and Program Management


Expectation Setting – SOW, Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Long Term Agreement

Make versus Buy and Third Party Management

Commodity Markets – Metals and Chemicals (including plastic resins)

Product Lifecycle Pricing

Low Cost Country Sourcing

Direct and Indirect/MRO Purchasing

OEM and Aftermarket/Service Procurement and Supply Chain


Operations and Supply Chain senior manager offering comprehensive and innovative management techniques. Performance leader in global operations. Recognized for building high performance teams. Expert at fostering manufacturing and supplier partnerships. Eliminating waste and improving productivity using Lean Principles. Solid history utilizing out-of-the-box approaches, adapting to new business environments and negotiating win-win agreements. Business acumen to leverage across diverse cultures and economies of North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific/LCC, and Latin America/Africa/Middle East.


JLG INDUSTRIES – OSHKOSH CORP, Hagerstown, MD 04/2015-

Premier Global off-road equipment, access and vehicle manufacturer

Sr. Segment Manager – Global Procurement and Supply Chain, Hagerstown, MD

Oversee the activities of direct reports. Lead the team in the development and execution of strategies to meet assigned goals.

3.2% material cost reduction in fiscal year 2016

63% reduction in customer back orders

11% reduction in inventory through VMI, reduction in lead-time and vendor safety stock

42% in quality improvement

98.3% Customer fulfillment rate


Premier global oil and gas, and power generation equipment manufacturer

Senior Regional Purchasing Manager, Mount Vernon, OH

Oversaw strategic and tactical supply-base and contract management for major products such as AC Generators, Circuit Breakers, Waste Heat Recovery Units, Lube Oil Consoles, Skids and Coolers, pumps, Catalytic Converters, raw materials, Electro-mechanical assemblies, Motor Control Centers, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, Uninterruptable Power Supply, Uninterruptable Motor Drive, Gear Boxes, pumps, motors and electronic modules.

Lead diverse team of 16 direct reports: commodity sourcing and management, supplier quality and material resource planning controllers/schedulers/expediters to improve total cost of acquisition, lead time, material delivery and quality.

Exceeded material delivery target by over 50%

Exceeded annual net material cost reduction target by average of 19%

Built a robust first rate purchasing and material resource planning organization

Consulting (5/09 – 4/15)

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, Detroit, MI 01/1994-05/2009

Premier global automobile manufacturer.

Senior Purchasing Manager, Warren, MI

Oversaw global strategic sourcing and contract management for key strategic suppliers.

Led global commodity teams to reduce material cost resulting in annual 2.7% cost improvement and 30% annual improvement in quality.

Created and maintained cost reduction “war room” supporting supplier cost negotiation efforts, joint cost reduction activities, market trends and spend footprint analyses

Global Commodity Manager, Grand Blanc, MI

Oversaw the strategic sourcing and contract management for Chassis, ignition, powertrain, drivetrain, pumps, electronic modules, electro-mechanical, castings, forgings, raw materials and contract manufacturing.

Achieved 2.4% annual cost-reduction through localization of parts from India, China and Mexico, long term agreements, including five-year fixed service pricing and make v buy

Powertrain and stampings sourcing strategies reduced customer back-order by 35%.

Improved on-time parts shipment from suppliers by average of 19% annually.

Reduced service and warranty part cost by 40% by negotiating the first fixed five-year service pricing agreement at the company. Improved inventory turns

Purchasing Manager, Swartz Creek, MI

Oversaw strategic and tactical supply-base management for parts manufacturing and distribution facilities. Commodities included chassis, powertrain, drivetrain, pumps, valves, turbo chargers, stampings, mechanical assemblies, castings, forgings, machining, fasteners, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastic resins, electronic modules, and third party manufacturing.

Improved yearly net material cost by 4.1% through benchmarking, supplier base rationalization, global sourcing, make versus buy, dedicated suppliers and negotiations.

Improved on-time parts delivery from suppliers by 26% through consolidation of supply and long term forecasting.

DELPHI CORPORATION, Flint, MI 01/1989-01/1994

Premier global parts and systems manufacturer for various markets

Purchasing Supervisor

Oversaw supply-base management for manufacturing sites and a team of 4 senior buyers. Commodities included ferrous and non-ferrous materials, exhaust, stampings, air induction, filtration and fuel handling. Supplier Diversity Coordinator.

Improved yearly net material cost by 11% through hedging / forward buying activities, global sourcing, supply base rationalization, negotiations and make versus buy

Senior Buyer – Ferrous Metals

Procurement of carbon, stainless, laminated, pre-pained and specialty steel; configured blanks, welded halves and secondary processing.

Negotiated contracts with major and mini mills, and distributors.

Scrap management

Buyer, Non-Ferrous Metals and Non-Metallic Materials

Procurement of Non-Ferrous Metals such as copper, nickel, zinc, aluminum, silver, gold, platinum and various alloys. Non-Metallic products such as specialty chemicals, carbon, paints, electronic inks, ceramics, plastic resins and compounding.

Negotiated with major plastic resins and chemical manufacturers and compounders; mines and commodity traders


MBA, Business Administration, University of Wisconsin

MS, Industrial Technology, University of Wisconsin

BS, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin

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