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Supply Chain Executive

February 24, 2020

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**** *** ***** **. ********** Beach, FL 32034 904-***-****

executive summary

Experienced Executive Leader

Direct P&L ownership with continuous improvement results

SAP integration with change management and results driven objectives

Strategic and operational planning to profitably balance capacity and demand

Proven positive customer experience results through service level agreements with commitments and cost controls


Organizational Leadership

Verbal / Written Communications

Performance Improvement

ISO 9002 & LEAN practices

Team Development

Conflict Management

Problem Solving

Supply Chain Control

Budgeting & Cost Control

Client Relations

Quality assurance

Multi-Unit Responsibility


Celebrated 8 years recordable free injury record at Denver plant.

Procurement leader for National Truckload Carrier Bid process of $364M estimated annual spend with 2% cost reduction.

Developed new processes at the company’s highest truckload volume facility that resulted in 6% increase in OTIF.

Startup staffing, processes, contracts, and accountability for roles and responsibilities at $110M green field manufacturing site.

Successfully implemented SAP at 7 manufacturing sites with full supply chain operating modules.

Built S&OP processes from scratch at green field manufacturing site with input from manufacturing and sales.

Built distribution network for $7M annual spend for warehousing and exporting.

Developed tracking for financial impact of transportation mode changes that resulted in $200K in transportation savings.

Successfully achieved 149% of new sales target in first year in sales role.

Managed 2,000 railcars/month with reduction in assessorial charges of $240K.


LignoTech Florida LLC, Fernandina Beach, FL 06/2017– Present

Supply Chain Manager, (06/2017 – Present)

Senior Management role with accountability for customer service, logistics, procurement, IT, supply and demand planning, production planning, distribution costs, product availability, SAP implementation, LEAN processes, continuous improvement, ISO certification procedures, inventory, and warehouse management at a manufacturing startup location.

Develop S&OP process from scratch to meet operational, customer, and cost objectives

Staff, train, develop, and set strategic vision for critical competencies among departments of responsibility

Identify and grow business relationships with 3rd party transportation, warehousing, tank storage, and logistics partners

Develop best practices and communicate with other operating units

Control inventory and balance sales forecast/budget with actual to meet customer expectations

Create logistic service options to support commercial growth

Develop warehouse leadership through coaching and training to achieve overall facility objectives

Understand export regulations to manage costs and customer expectations

Maintain OTIF >98%

SAP change management and communication of critical transactions to manage overall facility performance

Develop packaging and bracing solutions for customer requirements

Team engagement and development through regular employee 1:1 meetings

Manage warehouse and freight contracts ($7M)

Negotiate and procure all needed supplies for production with continuous cost saving improvements

INTERNATIONAL PAPER, Memphis, TN 02/2005–06/2017

Supply Chain- Coated Paperboard, 12/2015 – 06/2017

Development of processes to optimize offsite converting operations of extrusion of paperboard.

Service Level Improvement

Raw Material Management

Process & Procedure Development

Plant General Manager, Denver, CO 12/2013 – 12/2015

Leadership of manufacturing plant of 60K tons.

Direct P&L ownership

Employee Development

Cost Control/Margin Management

Sales Representative, Denver, CO 08/2012 - 12/2013

Sales role to develop recycling business volume and margin to utilize plant based assets.

Sales Growth

Value Proposition

Contract Management

Plant Manager, Denver, CO 10/2010 – 08/2012

Managed asset based plant with 30 hourly direct reports and 60K tons.

Safety Focus (0 TIR- 23 months)

Manufacturing Performance

Product quality/upgrade

Supply Planner- Converting Papers, Memphis, TN 08/2008 – 10/2010

Balance customer demand while achieving manufacturing waste and NCP utilization while improving service for key customers.

SAP implementation

Waste and NCP Utilization

Key customer service program

Carrier Operations Manager, Memphis, TN 06/2006 – 08/2008

Strategically manage truckload capacity and service within defined region.

Carrier Performance (+6% OTIF)

Carrier Stratification

Sourcing ($364M annual spend)

Transportation Planner, Memphis, TN 02/2005 – 06/2006

Directed logistic planning in SAP to ensure performance while meeting both internal and external customer requirements, Power User Coordinator for new hire training.

Productivity Database

New Hire Training Manual

24 hour operational support

CARGILL INCORPORATED, Memphis, TN 08/2003 – 02/2005

Rail Operations Coordinator

Responsible for the daily switching and inventory of railcars, EDI billing, export documentation, customer service, shipment tracing, and reconciliation of assessorial charges.


Rail Performance (Scorecard system)

Cost Control


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Major – Logistics & Transportation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

American Society of Transportation and Logistics- Certification in Transportation and Logistics

Institute for Supply Management- Supply Chain Optimization

IP Advantage - Leadership Services for First Line Leaders

Borregaard Management Program

Apollo Root Cause Analysis

Toastmasters International

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