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Manager Supply Chain

Lake Elsinore, CA
September 08, 2019

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*** ********** ***** ~ Lake Elsinore, CA 92530



Professional with proven experience in manufacturing, supply chain management, continuous process improvement and all phases of production control: planning/scheduling, purchasing, e-sourcing, shop floor, ERP, logistics, warehousing and shipping. Technically savvy with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Background in JIT, SPC and Lean/Cellular Manufacturing.Skills transferable to a variety of industries.


Contributor to $135 million annual sales by managing planning, purchasing, warehouse and shipping.

Improved on-time deliveries from 65% to 96% while saving 40% in freight costs by negotiating a new service.

Positively impacted the bottom line by reducing work-in-process inventory from 42 days to 26.

Boosted inventory accuracy from 91% to 99.8%.

Overall responsibility for setting Commodity Management for assigned commodities, strategic direction with supporting goals, plans and metrics.

Implemented ISO in operations, planning, purchasing, warehouse, shipping and receiving.

Responsibilities included sourcing, negotiations, contract development, supplier project management and other procurement/supplier related support in the areas of raw materials, external manufacturing, prototyping, services, equipment, tools and fixtures, software, and systems.


Coast Composites

Supply Chain Manager 2016-Present

Managed the Supply chain consisting of Production Control, Purchasing and Stock Crib. Developed production schedules to align with Customer requirements to achieve 96% on time delivery. (Goal is 98%). Work with the Quality origination to source new suppliers and eliminate poor performers, while maintaining deliveries to support manufacturing.

Lead team for cross functional Kaizen event to reduce the number of material shortages to achieve 100% kit accuracy at time of assembly. Resulting in cost reductions of lost man hours due to shortages and increasing On-time delivery.

Increased supplier on-time delivery from low 60% up to 94% by managing and eliminating poor suppliers. Developed Key Performance Indicators to manage the supply chain, keeping track of on-time work order released, on-time supplier deliveries, and Cost savings based on a goal of 10% cost reduction based on last FY spend.

Lead team to upgrade current ERP system to latest platform (Visual ERP-8.0) consisting of Production Planners, Manufacturing Engineers, Purchasing Staff and Cost Accounting.

Arrowhead Products

Manager Production Control 2014-2016

Manage the following functions: Planning, Scheduling, Master Scheduling, Forecasting, Demand Planning, Work Center Loading, MRP and New Product Introduction. Resolve part shortages, meet deadlines, establish standard lead times, and resolve costing variances and exceptions. Minimize inventory while meeting internal and external customer needs for OEM and spares. Integral part of the Sales & Operations Planning process. Provide leadership to develop, train, evaluate and coach diverse team members. Develop and manage a budget. Assist sales with customer requests for schedule changes and expedites. Identify process gaps and implement sustainable solutions. Align site efforts with corporate objectives. Establish and utilize metrics to measure performance. Prepare and make presentations on department performance and special projects. Identify, manage and mitigate supply chain risk. Identify and implement process improvements utilizing lean principles

Responsible for coordinating and managing production planning, forecasting, logistics, and inventory control activities at all three physical locations. This included: bill of material/routers, metrics reporting and daily production requirements. Lead improvements and enhancements to the Planning System, supported and helped with developing reports

.Supported product design organization through new product introduction phase to ensure customer delivery dates met.

Cross-functional coordination with Manufacturing Engineering, Program Management, Procurement and Production to optimize supply chain strategies, inventory levels, reduce lead/cycle times.

Zodiac Aerospace

Operations Manager Supply Chain 2012- 2014

Responsible for the timely and best cost procurement of all materials required to support customer and internal Zodiac Electrical Inserts Unit demand. Leadership responsibility for the establishment of production plans to support the annual order/revenue forecast and maintenance of the plans relative to actual customer demand.

Responsible for assignment of delivery dates for orders received consistent with company lead-time objectives and material availability.

Responsible for aggregate inventory management

Developed and implement plans, polices, and procedures for operations/distribution departments to exceed department goals.

Develop departmental metric reports to track overall progress and achievements

Established Policies for Forecasting sales.

Cambro Manufacturing

Materials Manager 2010- 2012

Developed and implemented plans, polies, and procedures for operations/distribution departments to exceed department goals.

Developed departmental metric reports to track overall progress and achievements

Established Policies for Forecasting sales using John Gault software.

Managed both Foreign and Domestic suppliers.

Direct supply chain development and manage vendor relationships and performance.

Exotic Electro Optics, 2008-2010

Purchasing Manager

Improved supplier deliveries from 84% to 96%

Negotiated offshore contracts with raw material supplier from China, reducing cost by 4%

Drafted and published ISO processes and procedures.

Conducted supplier performance reviews, managed supplier scorecards, and contract compliance

Positive impact to bottom line of 8% overall savings on spend for FY 2010, and 5% for FY 2009

Generated and monitored Supplier KPI’s

Cut supplier base from 500 to 350 (30%) by identifying/eliminating underperforming vendors.


Materials Manager 2005-08

Led staff of 24 direct/ indirect in purchasing, planning, warehouse, shipping and receiving.

Negotiated offshore contracts with sub-tier suppliers, net savings 15% from standard cost.

Maintained an 8% positive PPV based on forecasted receipts of $20 million.

Implemented perpetual cycle count program, improving accuracy.

Negotiated LTA’s with Electronic component distributors

Developed and implemented compliant department policies and procedures for ISO9001

Develop and lead strategic sourcing strategy for key commodities.


Manager, Purchasing and Planning 1996-2005

Led staff of 35+ direct/indirect reports in purchasing, supplier performance, warehouse, shipping

Developed and implemented compliant department policies and procedures for ISO9001

Operations representative for Engineering Change Board and Material Review Board.

Interfaced with client companies such as Boeing and Airbus.

Monitored delivery status of orders; managed ERP system, supplier base, ISO policies/procedures.

Recruited by director of operations. Quickly promoted to increased areas of responsibility.

Created Materials Key Performance reports, On-time delivery, excess Inventory, Purchase Price Variance and work order variances.

Formal Training / certification

Candidate for Bachelor's Business Management, Southern New Hampshire University

Currently studying APICS, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Professional Development: Management seminars;


Boeing Lean Manufacturing Academy.

Six Sigma training.

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