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Supply Chain Sales

Louisville, KY, 40223
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August 20, 2012

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Roger Shannon

Manufacturing/Supply Chain Management & Inventory Control Specialist

Louisville Ky

502-***-**** (mobile)

Summary: I am a professional with 25+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management in manufacturing environments, specifically inventory control and logistics in sheet metal. I am seeking an autonomous management position that will utilize my specialized skills and array of experience in manufacturing and supply chain management. I am goal-driven and extremely detail-oriented, seeking a position that will allow improvement of my professional skills and contribution to the bottom line.


10/02 to Current – Inventory Control Coordinator, Elite Manufacturing, Bloomingdale, IL 60108, Established 1996

**Elite is an ISO certified custom sheet metal company with $24M+ annual sales and 75,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space, with 36 machines in 9 work centers. Elite employs 150 shop workers and runs two 10-hour shifts

Unique Contributions FY10

o Reduce raw material inventory by15%,from $209,722 to $178,000

o Reduced hardware inventory by 15%,from $407,041 to $346,000

o Increased inventory turns from 2x/year to 8x/year

o Established departmental cost saving strategy and monitored by individual buyer

o Reviewed sales orders daily to maintain continuous flow of raw material in shop using Lean inventory control, with capacity management and scheduling modes

Specific Responsibilities

o Maintain system integrity using Fabritrac /Mietrack software

o Review sales orders, created work order for shop

o Verify manufacturing plan to customer quotes

o Verify cost of assemblies, details to be fabricated

o Set up Economic Order Quantities

o Determine shop floor capacity, available time in work centers

o Set lead times for material, hardware, processes that occur on the outside

o Set up lag times for product traveling thru departments

o Generate requirements for visibility of raw material or exotic hardware

o Update work orders to reflect changes in the sales forecast

o Expedite work in process

o Monitor all transactions that occur within the material handling process

o Track PPM for deliveries to customer

o Resolve conflicting inventory levels to maintain the perpetual inventory

o Review engineering change notices, disposition of old revisions

o Complete cost evaluation of work orders to be closed

Roger Shannon

Manufacturing/Supply Chain Management & Inventory Control Specialist

Louisville Ky

502-***-**** (mobile)

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4/02 - 10/02, Warehouse Manager, H3 Glass, Glenview, IL 60025 Established 1999 **H3 was a custom glass fabrication supplier with corporate clients across the nation. Private, family-owned business employed seven, operating in 3 garage spaces in an industrial complex with inventory valued at $600,000. As of October 2002 H3 is no longer in business.

Specific Responsibilities

o Supervised installers, material handlers, drivers

o Met production schedules

o Determined overall sizing, hole placement for raw incoming material

o Expedited late shipments

o Packed product for domestic and global shipments

o Determined availability of tooling and labor

o Scheduled maintenance for department equipment, forklifts, suction booms, glass drills, drill presses

04/99 -10/01, Receiving Supervisor, Wilton Tool, Schiller Park, IL 60176 Est. 1979

**Wilton Tool is a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of vises, clamps, assorted machine tooling to the industrial and retail market. Wilton employed 80 shop workers and ran 25 machines in 7 work centers. In 2001, Wilton achieved $1.74 million per month in revenue and manufacturing was relocated overseas. Currently Wilton’s operations in the U.S. are limited to import and distribution.

Unique Contributions Achieved and maintained 98.5% accuracy of $4M inventory between the main facility and two remote manufacturing locations, including raw material, finished sub-assemblies, and finished goods. This was measured by first taking a physical inventory, then implementing a cycle count program throughout the year and establishing procedures to monitor the flow of product internally and externally, with a final count at the end of the next year. With a perpetual inventory of 1,400 items, the final was1,380 properly accounted.

Specific Responsibilities

o Trained workers on the use of the 5-ton overhead crane

o Received and verified incoming raw material, components,sub-assemblies, outside processes

o Issued raw material to work centers to maintain production schedule

o Corrected work flow issues

o Reconciled work in process

o Handled non-conforming material

o Liaison with engineering, scheduling, purchasing, expediting, assembly

Roger Shannon

Manufacturing/Supply Chain Management & Inventory Control Specialist

Louisville Ky

502-***-**** (mobile)

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1/93 - 4/99, Inventory Controller, Genesis, Inc., Roselle, IL 60172, Est. 1989

** Genesis is a privately-owned, state-of-the-art sheet-metal fabrication shop. Genesis employs 50 shop workers with 20 machines in 9 work centers, generating roughly $20M/year.

Unique Contributions and Specific Responsibilities

o Implemented and managed inventory tracking from unknown to 95.5% accuracy

o Received raw material

o Monitored flow to production and assembly areas

o Scheduled, staged, prepared finished

o Assembly leader, manual handling of heavy raw material for custom projects

3/92 -12/92, Inventory Coordinator, Data East Pinball, Melrose Park, IL 60176

**Data East Pinball was an industry leader in gaming design and manufacture

Unique Contributions and Specific Responsibilities

o Designed procedure for recycling/reusing excess and obsolete material

o Maintained 95% accuracy on inventory control and Bill of Materials

o Designed procedure for tracking material movement on shop floor

o Implemented the M.R.P. learned at Rich, Inc.

o Received and unloaded shipments, issued raw material to workstations, handled back flush of excess inventory, scheduled coordination of work centers

o Data entry of material shipped, received, distributed, assembled, stored

9/79 - 8/91, Inventory Manager, Rich, Inc, Franklin Park, IL 60104

** Rich, Inc was an industry leader in the development, manufacturing, installation of composite information systems (CIS)

Unique Contributions and Specific Responsibilities

o Liaison between central warehouse and 14 regional offices for distribution of parts

o Maintained inventory accuracy of 98%

o Maintained finished goods accuracy of 100%

o Maintained 98% accuracy of Bill of Materials

o Implemented M.R.P. program with A.S.K. 7.0 software.

o Established leadership in Quality Improvement Program by streamlining flow of raw material


o Elite, 2007, Lean Manufacturing, 5S training

o Elite, 2005, Capacity management, Master Scheduling and Inventory Control

o APICS Certified, 1989, Rich Inc, Modules: MRP, DRP, Shop Floor Control

o Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL, 1981, General Accounting, Cad Cam design

o Larkin High School, Jan 1979, Graduated early

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