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Manager Engineering

Fort Wayne, IN
September 25, 2020

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Tyrone Nichols

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Executive Summary

Professional career reflects purchasing, materials management, quality implementation and consumer service. Additionally, developing and expanding supplier base while meeting increasing demands within the company. Experience in the following: international sourcing, leadership, business planning, engineering, supply chain management.


Rhodes State College Lima, OH

PTAC Manager 2016 to 2018

Assisted clients in applying for various certifications and procurement opportunities within northwest Ohio, Local, State and the Federal Government

FAR/DAR Training

Managed and maintained annual budget quarterly

Responsible for educating clients on regulations required in government contracting and assist in preparing proposals, certification applications and all documents associated with government contracts

Assisted the state of Ohio Program Director of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) with coordinating training and networking events for PTAC client

Interviewed client and conducted outreach actives to encourage participation in various certification programs for small businesses

Conducted client’s intake process as a schedule

Met with companies and the public regarding various federal, state and local contracts compliance laws and procedures, procurement programs and policies affecting those programs

Matched procurement opportunities to qualified clients and notifies clients of opportunities of opportunities

Better Brake Parts Lima, OH

Director of Purchasing 2002 to 2014

• Identified $5M in annual cost saving and created long range processes to sustain that savings.

• Identified and developed global suppliers.

• Responsible purchasing for all brake parts, negotiating pricing and signing all production and tool purchasing orders.

• Contract Negotiation with all suppliers

• Spearheaded new product launch

Better Brake Parts Lima, OH

Purchasing Agent 1997 to 2002

• Researched and developed new suppliers on an ongoing basis using contract negotiation

• Worked closely with R&D to maintain an updated file on new automobiles and those parts already sourced

• Participated in Competitive bidding with various suppliers and customers

• Continued contact with suppliers for product cost/process improvement

• Negotiated Just in Time/blanket order inventory with suppliers

• Negotiated JIT/blanket order inventory with suppliers.

Better Brake Parts Lima, OH

Engineering Manager 1996 to 1997

• Controlled future processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory conditions have corrected.

• Developed new or revised product specifications including the cross-reference data and functional requirements from an OEM sample.

• Documented and tracked product design and print/drawing revision or change levels.

• Supported the Draftsmen with new product drawings development.

• Verified new product or product revisions, documenting the information in an ISIR format report.

• Distributed internal copies of print specification.


Bowling Green State University

Bachelor of Science 2014

Major: Manufacturing Technology

University of Findlay

Bachelor of Arts 1989

Major: Marketing

Minor: Finance

University of Findlay

Bachelor of Arts 1986

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Economics

Certifications: Georgia Tech St. Louis

FAR/DAR Certified 2016

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