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Manager Supply Chain

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
October 27, 2016

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Seeking a leadership position in a progressive manufacturing or sales environment.


Master Scheduler Trail King Inc. West Fargo, ND April 2012 to Present

Served as interim Plant Manager for 9 months during executive search period for new Plant Manager.

Responsible for $180 million in trailer sales.

Manage all production scheduling between four facilities across three states.

Central communication point for all parts of the company.

Excellent understanding of over 50 different product families and their mix within those families.

Excellent ability to act quickly and decisively in response to the changing market conditions and customer’s needs.

Manage shift in demand and capacity from facility to facility.


Successfully managed the following projects from inception to completion that resulted in increased efficiencies and quality of manufacturing systems and/or processes –

ERP System Upgrade - from a DOS based to windows based ERP System.

Order Enter Process - improved efficiency of order entry process from 20 minutes to less than 1 minute.

Product Routing / Scheduling Process - improved efficiencies, capacity and product flow through all manufacturing facilities.

Sales & Operations Planning, Capacity plan, WIP Report, Production Schedules & Standard Work – improved efficiency of on time delivery from 40% to 85%.

Account Manager Goodrich Corporation - Burnsville, MN July 2007 to April 2012

Manufacturing Planner Supervisor – managed production planning team of 72 direct reports.

Managed company’s supply chain management relationship with Bombardier Aerospace.

Managed time-critical supply of over $12 million of Goodrich products annually.

Excellent understanding of the client’s business needs and challenges; solutions offered by our product line; ability to act quickly and decisively in response to client needs.

Project Lead for data migration for conversion of ERP system from Oracle to SAP.

SAP Super User and Trainer.

Certified Lean Practitioner.


Lead Standard Work Process Initiative – resulted in 100% created and implemented standard work; 100% created and implemented visual controls; and 22% reduction in cycle time.

Lead Delivered Quality Improvement Thru-Shipping Initiative – resulted in 92% reduction in shipping due to internal errors; 100% developed and implemented process to eliminate internal shipping errors; 85% improvement in delivered quality performance due to shipping.

Drove Accounts Receivable from $500,000 to zero in 12 months.

Improved on-time delivery to 99%.

Improved quality rating to 98%.

Improved repair turnaround time from 60 days to 30 days.

Manufacturing Planner Goodrich Corporation - Burnsville, MN June 2006-July 2007

Managed manufacturing of a $14 million product line for multiple customers (Boeing, Airbus, Cessna, Bombardier, Gulfstream and Department of Defense).

Developed and implemented building plans for each unique product line to meet customer demands.

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Lead Angle of Attack Non-Conforming Hardware Reduction Event – resulted in 66% reduction non-conforming hardware; 91% reduction in Turn Around Time (TAT) time; and development and implementation of visual management tools.

Lead Angle of Attack Thru-Put Lean Event – resulted in 46% reduction in lead time; 40% reduction in work in process (WIP); 22% improvement in Master Production Schedule (MPS) Performance.

Improved on time delivery form less than 80% to over 97% in 1 year.

Reduced scrap and rework cost by more than 20% in 1 year.

Streamlined process for the Multi-Function Probe and the Side Slip Angle unit.

Successful implementation of the Angle of Attack unit for 787.

Production Planner Goodrich Corporation - Jamestown, ND April 2005- June 2006

Managed the manufacturing process for Airbus A380, Boeing 747, and Boeing 767 Cargo Systems.

Developed process to reduce lead time on all parts while improving delivery times to customers.

Coordinated data migration project for conversion of ERP system from Cincom to SAP.


Improved on time delivery time from 65% for the 747 and 767 to 98% in 18 months.

Improved outside process turnaround time by 27% in 9 months.

Developed a system to track part shortages for all 3 platforms.

Materials Coordinator Goodrich Corporation - Jamestown, ND May 2004-April 2005

Managed manufacturing workflow processes and supply chain within manufacturing facility.

Developed workflow process improvements throughout the manufacturing cycle.

Anticipated shortages and flow problems within supply chain.

Maintained facility at max operating levels.


Trained on manufacturing process - start to finish.

Managed diverse workforce.

Product Support Intern Goodrich Corporation - Jamestown, ND Sept 2003-May 2004

Prepared data packages for FAA submissions.

Categorized export parts with appropriate schedule B numbers.

Verified and updated spare part database.


MBA - Concentration in Entrepreneurship December 2010

Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN

BA - Business Administration/History/Political Science May 2004

Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND

Other Education and Experience:

PMP College: Project Management Essentials, Leadership in a Project Environment

Contract Lifecycle Management

Streamlined Innovation Drive for Excellence

Real World Negotiation (Win\Win)


UpFront Presentation Training

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