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Division Strategic Sourcing Manager/Dir Supply Chain Management

McDonough, GA
October 29, 2019

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Randy A. Wilson

*** ********** ***. 336-***-****

McDonough, GA 30252

Executive Summary

A supply chain professional with 15+ years of experience with a demonstrated track record of progressive achievements. Servant leadership style, service focused and committed to executing projects flawlessly while delivering desired results and contributing to revenue and margin producing activities. A driven team player eager to lead a culture of stretch goal attainment and the opportunity to apply “best practices” experience in a progressive and positive energy environment

Professional Experience


A division of Pratt Industries ($4B sales), the world’s largest privately held 100% recycled

paper and packaging company, providing POP displays and turnkey packaging services to CPG’s

Director of Supply Chain

Reported to division VP with multi-site responsibility for strategic sourcing of materials, MRO, tooling, contracted services, logistics, temp labor, and equipment with annual spend of $150M + coupled with pre-production department which centrally managed production part layout/routing assignment across division machine centers

Delivered material/logistics productivity of $1M + annually through cost

benchmarking, supply base rationalization, incentive programs, and tier sourcing

Achieved working capital improvement on A/P side of $500K annually

Managed supply risk assessment/mitigation through establishing contingent suppliers

Led division EBITDA team monthly meeting, yielding $1.5M savings

Developed supplier sponsored training (Ink, Dies, Plates) for improving print operations


A division of Sonoco Products Company ($4.5B sales) providing POP displays and turnkey packaging services to CPG’s

Division Purchasing Manager 2001-2012

Reported to division VP with multi-site responsibility for strategic sourcing activities including raw materials, goods purchase for resale, MRO, contracted services, temp labor, and equipment with annual spend of $125M +

Generated materials/services productivity of $800K + annually across a 5-year period

Established preferred supplier base and contingent suppliers

Improved working capital cash gap A/P days by 11, through pay term extensions

Reduced fixed O/H cost by 30% through centralizing procurement activities

Director Materials Management 1999-2001

Reported to division VP with responsibility for leading sales & operations planning, MPS, MRP, inventory control, logistics and PDM for multi-site operation

Established a Materials Management Organization (did not exist)

Reduced inventory from $30M to $7M in a 2-year period

Implemented MRP planning system with interface to ERP system

Established a PDM function for managing product structure, input to ERP system


3 PL Logistics Company providing packaging services, warehousing, and distribution to CPG’s

General Manager, Packaging Services

Reported to company President and managed packaging services operation from project cost quote phase through order fulfillment and distribution. Responsible for budget and P&L

Successful start up of a 125K SQ FT Green field packaging services operation which aligned with an existing warehouse and distribution system

Business revenue increased by 50% within first year due to upside fulfillment capacity

Implemented demand/supply planning process yielding 99% OTD


A leading global manufacturer and marketer of high-performance batteries and custom packaging layouts with annual sales of $2B+

Supply Chain Manager

Reported to VP, Global Supply Chain with responsibility for managing supply chain functions including MPS, MRP, production/inventory planning, custom pack/order fulfillment, logistics, and sourcing with annual material spend of $250M + and working capital of $12M

Played key role on global team in re-engineering supply chain business strategy, transitioning packaging operation from regional plants to contract packagers (pack to demand vs make to stock), yielding $30M working capital improvement

Implemented A.S.R.S for WIP inventory lowering material handling cost by 70% (headcount reduction of 20)

Reduced MRO inventory by $2M through revised EOQ’s/safety stock levels

Other Positions: Duracell, USA – Production Control Manager, Production Control Supervisor, Material Control Supervisor, Shipping Supervisor


BS Business Administration, Cum Laude, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC

Computer Literacy

SAP, JD Edwards BVP, Ariba, MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Supplier Collaborative web portals, FTP, EDI


NAPM (National Association Purchasing Management)

APICS (American Production Inventory Control Society)

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