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Fort Worth, TX
February 24, 2020

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MARK DE LA GRANDIERE **** Rainforest Lane Allen, Texas 75013 469-***-****




20+ years’ experience in supply chain. Led multimillion-dollar cost reductions, double-digit performance improvements, and 100% on-time and under-budget project metrics in Procurement, Manufacturing, and Operations for a Fortune 100 corporation. Fluent in Spanish.


$12M inventory reduction, Service S&OP Deployment, $500K cost reduction through material and process waste elimination at Honeywell Productivity Products $8M Revenue backlog recovery, Customer S&OP Deployment which led to 15% Customer Delivery Performance Improvements, $15M savings through Manufacturing Repositions, $10M savings through Supplier Recovery and Continuous Improvement initiatives at Honeywell Aerospace Reduced costs by $20M+ through manufacturing repositions, outsourcing, and supplier transitions at Honeywell Safety Productivity Solutions.


Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) December 2019

Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Master of Business Administration (MBA) April 2015

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Supply Chain Management May 1994


Watts Water Technologies, Fort Worth, Texas April 2019 – Present

Senior Materials Manager, reporting to Director of Materials

Responsible for Inventory, Purchasing, Production Planning & Scheduling, Warehousing, Supply Chain Initiatives to streamline purchasing, receiving, and picking activities.

Delivered recommendations for Sustainable Supply Chain Management to senior business leaders.

Reduced inventory by $1M by using improved inventory Monitor & Control tools for purchased parts.

Instituted Lean Manufacturing methods which reduced factory through-put time by 30%.

Improved First Article Approval, Receiving & Inspection, and Cycle Count Processes which resulted in a 30% cycle time reduction and improved inventory efficiencies.

Led Lean Material replenishment processes for new factory which reduced ordering cycle time by 15%.

Negotiated VMI Agreements with large spend suppliers which reduced Working Capital by >$1M.

Successfully Outsourced Powder Coat Operations to two suppliers which delivered a $500K cost savings.

Honeywell 2007 – 2018, Plano, Texas June 2016 – January 2018

Director of Supply Chain, reporting to VP of Supply Chain

Led operations for 19 sites positioned globally, which exceeded Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory targets in 2017.

Reduced excess inventory by $12M in 2017.

Launched Aftermarket, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) initiatives that aligned supply with demand, reduced cycle times, and improved Aftermarket Delivery metrics to > 95%.

Launched technical knowledge-sharing website in 2017 for Regional Managers.

Led approval process to consolidate Charlotte, North Carolina, and Fort Mill, South Carolina, operations by leading supplier outsourcing negotiations and securing leadership funding and approval.

Saved $500K+ in six months with the institution of waste reduction, productivity improvement initiatives.

Led supplier negotiations which drove a 50% reduction in material and storage costs through supplier redesign and contract negotiations.

Senior Supply Chain Customer Manager, reporting to Sr. Director of Supply Chain

Phoenix, Arizona November 2014 – June 2016

Directed on-time delivery of all globally manufactured Aerospace products for crucial defense and space customers. Resolved demand volatility, material shortages, and capacity constraints at multiple sites; escalated critical issues to reduce past-due revenue.

Delivered 15% customer delivery performance increase in new production, aftermarket, production repair orders, and repair & overhaul categories in just one year by keeping manufacturing sites and suppliers aligned to customer needs.

Recovered $8M from key customers in 2015; managed multi-site production schedules and inventory levels of finished goods.

Developed Customer SIOP management operating system with a critical customer in 2015 to reduce order signal volatility.

EXPERIENCE (continued)

Senior Supply Chain Program Manager, reporting to Director of Supplier Performance Management

Phoenix, Arizona May 2010 – November 2014

Led successful transformation and recovery for critical suppliers, including Demand/Supply alignment processes, Root Cause/Corrective Action Management, engineering change orders, lean process implementations. Created and presented comprehensive project reports to both Honeywell and Supplier leadership teams.

Generated $15M in savings in 2014 with manufacturing reposition projects that significantly reduced past-due revenue, reduced PPMs to below 1000, and improved on-time delivery to > 90%.

Achieved zero safety incidents, 84% improvement to supplier quality, and near-zero supplier past due in 2013.

Reduced supplier past due by $10M in 2014.

Global Transitions Program Manager, reporting to VP of Transitions

Phoenix, Arizona May 2007 – May 2010

Led a team of Project Managers in the execution of Supplier transitions, and manufacturing repositions in support of new company acquisitions and integrations. Directed interdisciplinary teams in the global repositioning of manufacturing and supplier operations. Led and documented process improvements utilizing Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies in support of Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Facilitated decision-making by executive management with the delivery of essential financial and performance metrics for reposition/transition projects.

Reduced costs by $20M+ through manufacturing repositions, outsourcing, and supplier transitions.

Reduced costs by $5M through supplier contract negotiations.


Six Sigma Green Belt – Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Lean Expert, Honeywell


Microsoft Excel, Word, PP, Microsoft Project, Minitab, and SAP

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