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Sourcing Manager and Supply Chain Manager

Milwaukee, WI
May 16, 2022

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Milwaukee, WI 414-***-****


Chemicals Procurement Manager, Plant Manager and Supply Chain Manager in USA, France and Germany

As Procurement Manager, found significant cost reduction opportunities and transformed my team

Successful track record creating strategy and motivating cross-functionally for short and long-term wins in food packaging, construction, mechanical assembly and healthcare industries

Fifteen years of achievement at General Electric

Leadership Team Building Coaching Mentoring Recruiting Training Profit & Loss

Sourcing Contract Negotiation Engineering Management Business Acumen Change Agent

Lean Manufacturing Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Cross-functional Team Leadership

Operations Management Supply Chain Management Root Cause Analysis Microsoft Office

Global Forecasting Demand Planning SIOP Inventory Management Data Analysis

Order Fulfillment OTD Manufacturing Kaizen 5S Process Excellence

Strategic Planning ROI Project Management Oracle SAP ERP system

EHS Quality FDA DMAIC SPC Organization Plant Manager


Johnson Controls, 2020 - present

Global Procurement Manager - Milwaukee, WI, 2020 - present

Revamp the category strategies for $150M buy.

Resolve delivery issues to protect $1B revenue by leveraging Materials expertise.

Deliver $2M cash flow through payment term negotiation and leadership escalation.

Negotiate material indexing to enable future cost reductions.

General Electric, 2005 – 2020

Lifecycle and Obsolescence Director, GE Healthcare - Waukesha, WI, 2017 - 2020

Implemented key Lifecycle Management initiative for the COO, Imaging. Triggered $60M in orders.

Partnered with P&L leaders to create additional service offerings and accelerate the replacement of aging products while enabling customers to get more out of their assets.

Supply Chain Process Excellence Director, GE Transportation - Erie, PA, 2014 - 2017

Deployed standard, online dashboard yielding 4% ontime delivery and $50M+ inventory improvements

Launched Foreign Trade Zone delivering large savings and implemented US Customs compliance.

Led implementation of Material Requirement Planning at three Mexico plants with $3B in business.

Quality Operational Excellence Manager, GE Transportation - Erie, PA, 2011 - 2014

In charge of implementing CEO-visible processes and dashboard; drove locomotive failures down 25%.

Assigned to manage quality for $200M Indonesia order; won another $100M order.

Plant Manager, GE Measurement and Control - Hamburg, Germany, 2009 - 2011

Integrated acquired site with the business ($50M sales, 145 employees) and shipped a record volume.

Led site to profitability by negotiating 10% headcount reduction with local union.

Achieved first-time EHS certification to GE internal standard.


Milwaukee, WI 414-***-****

Global Procurement Manager, GE Measurement and Control - Billerica, MA, 2005 - 2009

Managed $130M buy and a team of seven. Mitigated inflation to deliver 3% cost reduction.

Planned and deployed the transformation of my team in USA, Europe, China and South Korea.

Established contracts and payables financing with top direct and indirect suppliers.

In 2005-07 owned metallics category and increased our China buy 200%.

WR Grace, 1996 – 2005

Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Cambridge, MA, 2002 - 2005

Managed Black Belts who delivered $5-6M of cost reduction every year.

Chemical Process Engineer, Epernon, France, 1996 - 2001

Increased productivity by 20% in FDA-regulated food sealant industry.


B.S, Chemical Engineering, Ecole Nat. Supérieure des Industries Chimiques - Nancy, France - 1995.

Six Sigma Master Black Belt.


Native proficiency in English, French and German.

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