DANIEL S. WATSON
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain Lancaster, PA
Directed the global supply chain strategy for an $800M enterprise, servicing the automotive, aerospace, commercial/industrial, and medical filtration markets.
Successfully integrated the supply chain systems of disparate companies following a corporate merger.
Implemented company-wide data management, SIOP, inventory optimization, and lean manufacturing systems
Achieved $8.2M in year-over-year cost savings in first 12 months.
Transformed a rudimentary procurement function into a best-in-class sourcing operation.
2017-2019 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES
Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager East Hartford, CT
Designed and directed the implementation of supplier sourcing strategy for a $350 million yearly spend.
Negotiated long-term contractual agreements worth over $3 billion.
Oversaw multiple cross functional teams to mitigate production risk, improve supply chain efficiency, expedite supplier transitions, enhance cost savings, bolster quality and producibility, and other key strategic initiatives.
2015-2017 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES
Supply Chain Manager Farmington, CT
Directed the assessment of supplier production risks in preparation for an unprecedented engine production ramp.
Identified significant supply chain risks and reported to senior management together with appropriate mitigation.
Implemented universal SIOP system that tied supplier demand and capacity to operations and sales prioritization.
Decreased overall risk scoring of key suppliers by 27% in a 12 month time period.
2014-2015 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES East Hartford, CT
Sales Operations Manager, Commercial Engine Sales
Designed and executed sales strategy and campaign best practices for new engine product family sales.
Oversaw the financial analyses on the profitability, cash flow, and lifetime value of all long-term sales offerings.
Increased overall profitability of long-term sales offerings by 11% year over year, while improving cash flow.
2014-2014 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES East Hartford, CT
Program Manager, Neo Engine Launch
Managed certification, delivery, & first flight of Neo engine P101—delivered on time despite multiple setbacks.
Created and a led a multi-departmental tiger team to prioritize and expedite high-risk parts and design changes.
2013-2014 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES Middletown, CT
Operations Manager, Engine Compression Systems
Managed 19 employees manufacturing V2500 turbine hubs and other commercial/military engine parts.
Improved manufacturing efficiency of high volume parts by 26% in 6 months by implementing LEAN principles.
Maintained a level of zero grievances from hourly employees during union contract negotiations (Oct-Dec 2014).
2009-2011 DHL INTERNATIONAL Columbus, OH
Managed all logistics, operational concerns, and customer service for our largest client (JCPenney).
Vetted 3rd party suppliers and negotiated outsourced delivery contracts.
Reduced average delivery time from 15 days to 13 days by streamlining delivery and inventory systems.
2011-2013 MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Provo, UT
MBA: Emphases in Global Supply Chain; Marketing
Dean’s Scholarship, awarded to top 10% of entering class
1998-2004 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY Provo, UT
BS degrees: Business Management, Biological Science
OTHER Fluent in Spanish