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Supply chain manager. demand planning manager

Dallas, TX
October 13, 2019

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Paul Wetherington

**** ********* **** ****: 214-***-****

Garland, TX 75042


DeVry Institute of Technology Irving, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Business Operations February 1997


Karlee Garland, Texas

Supply Chain Manager August 2017 to September 2019


Managed all function related to Shipping, Logistics, Inventory, Procurement, and Planning while overseeing a team of 25

Developed and implemented a S&OP process that focused on customer need for both new projects as well as existing projects which enabled OTD to be increased from 50% to 80% while reducing work center overloads by 90%.

Responsible for inventory aspects of project life-cycles to include life-time buys, MOQs, part setup, and disposal of end of life inventory.

Reduced overall level of inventory from $ 3million to $ 1.5 million by reducing excess and obsolete inventory and also by implementing more JIT purchasing practices.

Blackhorse Houston, Texas

Demand Analyst November 2016 to August 2017

Entered orders and managed entire order book from multiple inputs.

Troubleshot and fixed a recurring MRP issue which allowed piece part demand to be accurately depicted to buyers.

Halliburton Spring, Texas

Master Planner January 2014 to April 2016

Manage an order book that averaged between 30 to 40 million in revenue while maintaining capacities across multiple manufacturing facilities in Texas and Singapore.

Monitor excess and obsolete inventory and phased out inventory while looking for opportunities for reductions to reduce negative financial impact to company.

Maintained a forecast and safety stock model to ensure long lead or repetitive scrap items were in stock as needed for production floor.

Processed requested engineering changes to products from customer in regards to BOM, Methods, component manufacturing, and inventory.

Supervisor of a planning department consisting of four people acting as mentor and liaison for personnel issues.

Production Controller October 2011 – January 2014

Develop monthly production plans for tools to be assembled and tested for month and help determine LTF.

Developed and Implemented S&OP process which enabled level loading of facility eliminating overload situations and increasing tool output from 15 units a month to 32 units a month.

Lead monthly RCCA meetings for Production Plan and CRK misses for preceding months.

Participated in VOC meetings for new product introductions to determine overall LT, vendors to use, and manufacturability.

Identify and communicate shortages with Procurement personnel to address issues before impacting production floor

Track and reschedule work orders that are released to the floor to ensure parts are being manufactured per customer requirements.

Coordinate with multiple manufacturing facilities across 3 countries to ensure correct mix of items are manufactured and shipped to test and assembly facility.

Karlee, Inc. Garland, Texas

Material Planner May 2006 – September 2011

Enter shop orders in Vantage ERP system to schedule production floor (85 Machining Centers) based on sales and capacity considerations

Monitor shop loading to ensure proper mix and flow of product is being maintained.

“Super” user level knowledge of Vantage Version 8.00.812 to include BAQ, Part BOM, Methods, Dashboards, Customizations, Personalization, Menu and Security Maintenance, System Setup, and Crystal Reports.

Entered and tested new BOM structures in effort to streamline production of multi-level assemblies and then deployed to part master files.

Develop Crystal reports (Version 11) for all areas of company.

Kingsley Tools Garland, Texas

Delivery Services August 2002- April 2006

Part of a team that transitioned $20 million in revenue from a sister plant closing into Kingsley facility and then acted as point of contact for all customers for new business unit.

Improved customer service deliveries while working to implement Kanban replenishment activities with both internal and external suppliers.

Generated extensive Access database (1500 skus) to set up and run a pull style Kanban system for ratchet and impact socket product lines with internal departments.

Purchase and schedule multiple commodities in support of various product groups (2200+ part numbers)

Expedite with outside companies and sister organizations to support production for all assembly parts as well as eliminate line stoppage items.

Act as a liaison between production floor, vendors, and customers.

Managed Kaizen plans and activities to drive continuous improvement culture.

Precision Cable Manufacturing Rockwall, Texas

Associate Planner April 2002- August 2002

Expedited component pieces to ensure smooth and consistent production while eliminating line-down situations.

Maintained component parts statuses for multiple manufacturing locations in both the US and Mexico.

Developed a quoting database that stored all pricing information received from suppliers including lead times and minimum buys.

Negotiated reduced costs and/or lead times with suppliers to shorten overall lead and lower costs to the company and customers.

Flextronics Enclosures Garland, Texas

Production Control Planner June 1999-March 2002

Generated weekly production plans from customer forecasts and eliminated shortages to ensure production plans were met.

Coordinated with Planning, Scheduling, and Manufacturing to expedite customer orders from Master Production Schedule inputs.

Wrote and expedited purchase orders to plating vendors.

Increased plating capacity 50% while reducing costs 15%.

Developed a variety of Access databases for many departments within company (Accounting, Engineering, and Production)

Wrote and developed Crystal Reports for all areas of Company (Version 7&8).

Golden Manufacturing Garland, Texas

Expeditor January 1999- June 1999

Ensured parts moved efficiently from one operation to another to maintain on-time customer deliveries

Wrote and expedited purchase orders to outside service vendors.

Wrote and developed Crystal Reports (Version 6)

Ampco Safety Tools Garland, Texas

Production/Inventory Coordinator August 1997-Dec 1998

Ordered raw materials (metals) and purchased components from vendors to support production while also maintaining finished end item stock

Scheduled production floor while maintaining inventory control and accuracy in make to stock environment (1500 SKUs)

Increased inventory in-stock percentage while decreasing overall level of inventory. A item in stock percentage increased from 85% to 93%

Increased On-time delivery percentage from 94% to 97%.

Implemented Macola Version 7.3


Knowledge of production software control packages (Macola Ver 7.3, Vantage Ver 4,5,6,7.5, &8, AS400, SAP) and able to learn and teach to others

Engineering experience to include Bill of Material and Methods generating and troubleshooting

Team leadership experience throughout all levels of the organization

Contract negotiation skills

Proven ability to develop new suppliers to meet quality, delivery, and cost standards of company.

Excellent communication skills

“Hands On” approach to problem solving.

In depth understanding of Lean Manufacturing techniques and how to apply them to manufacturing environments

Kanban stock replenishment knowledge.

Multi-location background with ability to monitor and plan across multiple sites and facilities.

Experience with stocking programs both for finished goods inventory as well as component level inventories.

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