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Manager Supply Chain

Snellville, Georgia, United States
October 05, 2016

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David M. Mainor

404-***-**** / 770-***-****


Quality-driven and experienced logistics and supply chain leader with a notable track record of improving processes to elevate organizational performance. Details-oriented professional with the expertise to manage all facets of logistics and supply chain operations while driving quantum improvements in process efficiency. Utilized stellar employee management abilities to continuously improve company performance. Key areas of expertise include:


Inventory Optimization

Sales & Operations Planning

Project Management

Supplier Selection/Performance

Team Building

Process Improvement/LEAN

Network Planning

Export Compliance

Leveraging Technology

Cost Avoidance

Warehouse Operating Infrastructure


SCHOOLEY MITCHELL of ATLANTA, Atlanta, GA 2015 – present

Strategic Partner

Independent franchisee providing clients objective cost saving recommendations with their telecom and credit card processing services, allowing them to reduce expenses by an average of 25 to 35 percent; completing operations in 2016.


$4.7B preferred packaging provider for the world’s leading brands.

Corporate Manager, Warehousing and Real Estate Portfolio Optimization

Director level responsibility for driving cost improvements in warehouse, plant & office network with spend > $90MM.

Achieved first year cost reductions of $746K by streamlining core supply chain operating processes.

Directed a major warehouse consolidation in Southern California, absorbing 4 locations to one, yielding annual savings > $200K.

Designed RFP for Comprehensive Real Estate Services and Lease Administration for managing over 10MM Ft.2 of real estate in North America and to support international requirements in Europe and China.

-Selected a provider that can deliver multi-million dollar savings on a contemporary technology platform.

Lead negotiator and contract manager for GPI’s diverse base of warehouse and real estate services suppliers.

BIOLAB, Conyers, GA 2010 - 2012

Subsidiary of Chemtura Corporation, a $2B global specialty chemicals firm.

Supply Chain Manager

$8MM reduction in operating inventory (RAW, WIP, MRO) – 48% improvement in first 20 months.

Identification and reduction of over $1MM in additional obsolete inventory.

Developed a profitability based Sales & Operations planning model.

Reconfiguration of incomplete SAP installation [ECC6.0] and retraining of key personnel.

Initiated and managed RFP for YMS; negotiated contract for new yard hostler supporting 4 manufacturing plants.

Directed WMS installation project on time during holiday season at 98.6% of planned budget.

Initiated on-site APICS CPIM training to mentor a team of 6 buyer/planners.


Commercial refrigeration division of Lennox International with revenues of $230M.

Corporate Logistics Manager

Main logistics leader for Heatcraft. Led a 14-person team engaged in strategic manufacturing planning and logistics operations. Direct responsibility for distribution centers in Texas and California, annual transportation spend of $12M, supplier performance and acquisition of new warehouse management technology. Developed and implemented initiatives to improve overall logistics functions, including forecasting, sales and operations planning.

Established a formal Sales & Operations planning process resulting in finished goods inventory savings of $2.5M.

Improved on-time shipping performance at DC’s from 87% to 99%.

Reduced $3.1M in operating expenses by installing freight payment software, and streamlining FTL and LTL supplier base.

Led due diligence efforts for WMS selection and relocated distribution centers while delivering seamless service to customers.

International logistics:

Created/implemented a replenishment strategy for a Mexican joint venture.

Green Belt awarded for designing process improvements leading to retention of Canadian account with annual sales of $7M.

NAFTA compliance expert; rigorous attention to detail and understanding of HTS codes avoided a $3M fine.

Saved $2M annually by consolidating warehousing for North American facilities from five warehouses into one.


Supported Acuity Brand’s SOX compliance efforts by creating comprehensive distribution center process maps.

Implemented a metrics tracking system for a client decreasing reported inventory variances from $71M to less than $1M.

Taught undergraduate management courses for the University of Phoenix.

CONCORD BUSINESS SYSTEMS, Kennesaw, GA 2000 – 2001

Consulting Manager

AXAPTA™ Practice: Oversaw AXAPTA™ ERP implementations, managing a team of financial and operational experts. Directed projects valued over $2.5M. Recommended critical risk management strategies to client CEOs and CFOs. Created project charters, timetables, budget analyses, performance reviews and prepared requests for proposal (RFP) in the pre-sales cycle.

Career Highlights from earlier experience at TENNECO PACKAGING and MOBIL CHEMICAL

PIC Manager at world’s largest plastic plant, producing >190MM lbs/yr. in thousands of sku’s on 75 manufacturing lines.

SMED expert (Single Minute Exchange of Die); achieved in millions in savings through quick changeovers.

Acting Director of Logistics for the Southeast Region’s 6 distribution centers totaling over 1.3M ft.2.

Program manager for strategic suppliers such as Dow Chemical for major logistics projects for Wal-Mart and K-Mart.

- Created a supply chain execution strategy that enabled sell-through rates > 95% for those retailers.

Identified and implemented $2.5M in capital projects for distribution center improvements.

Job history also includes roles as SAP Business Applications Advisor, Master Scheduler and Production Manager.


MBA, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

BS, Industrial Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA


Certified Green Belt

Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute

Navision (now Microsoft) Project Methodology Course

SAP, AXAPTA, M2M, Microsoft Office Suite (plus Visio/MS Project), AS/400


Naval Flight Officer, F-14 Tomcat RIO, 2 Persian Gulf Deployments, Commendation from Secretary of the Navy


Basic French

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