Management: Operations... Administration... Organizational Engineering... Finance... Quality Control... Analysis/Assessment... Systems Implementation... Team Leadership... Supply Chain Management
Looking to join exciting, growth oriented company as a prominent team member. To provide and utilize leadership skills while focusing on production efficiencies, material procurement, management, cost reduction, and corporate growth.
Career reflects over 20 years of management, operations, purchasing, project supervision, and organizational development in the highly competitive areas of purchasing, supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution.
Responsible for large scale staff development, operations, quality assurance, facility utilization/expansion, evaluating personnel; with a keen skill for needs assessment and analytical strengths to resolve issues efficiently while maintaining productive internal/external relationships.
Awarded a Master in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Anderson College. Have enhanced professional and academic credentials with additional training in business management, marketing, sales, negotiations, recruiting/interviewing, risk management, cost containment, financial streamline processing, and various computer business applications.
Approved to source military material per ITAR certification.
Strong Team Leader managed five buyers located throughout the country. Led team to successful and timely delivery of all material and site installations on multiple, concurrent programs in all 50 states. Managed team to provide all supply chain responsibilities while achieving annual team goal of over $2M in savings.
Strong Visionary Capacity supported the launch of P&L supplier resourcing initiative and managed the initial process development of implementing such projects, which led to management of all purchasing/supplier responsibilities for new bus seat project that resulted in over $3 million in annual savings.
Met Increasing Responsibilities as an Operations Manager and saved over $1 million in product carrying costs by implementing and utilizing new management tools and procedures.
Keen Eye for Detail with the ability to re-engineer processes, develop tracking tools, identify product gaps, and develop new services.
Resourceful Problem Solver supervised various production lines under an advanced self-empowered, team-managed structure. Supervised line start-up of two (high-tech) production lines which doubled production volume. Cross-trained new line (teammates) workers on each functional job.
Seasoned Project Manager adept at assessment and evaluation. Concurrently managed 50-90 projects while obtaining cost-control objectives.
Supply Chain Manager 2011 - Current
IDEMIA Identity & Security
Program Manager and Purchasing Program Manager 1998-2011
International Truck and Engine Corporation Fort. Wayne, IN
Distribution Warehouse Manager and Manufacturing Supervisor 1991-1997
Edy’s Grand Ice Cream Fort Wayne, IN, Minneapolis, MN, Atlanta, GA
References and additional work background available upon request.