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Cda. del Cóndor
Res. Los Viñedos
Torreón, Coahuila, MX
Thomas James C.
Sales & Marketing
Lean Six Sigma
Health, Safety & Environmental Compliance
GESOL Coffee Group Mexcio
International & Private Label Sales
Developed $MM USD of new business in under months, surpassing budget by over % in the first quarter.
Streamlined product development by cutting development time by %.
Increased production capacity by over % through Sigma Projects dramatically decreasing finishing equipment setup time.
Developed cross functional work groups to eliminate departmental silos and improve understanding and communication throughout the company.
SML Group, Ltd. Hong Kong
Global Product Manager
Developed an outsourced network for the Americas with over $MM in annual sales in tags, labels and packaging products annually.
Streamlined Asian heat transfer label production facilities with Lean Six Sigma Projects that reduced waste by % and decreased quality complaints by %.
Grew sales in Latin America % from , EMEA % from , and Asia % from .
Created and implemented global NPD and QA Standards by implementing quality assurance laboratories in China, Korea, Turkey, India, USA, Egypt, and Vietnam for woven, printed, hot stamp, screen printed, and heat transfer labels.
Developed and implemented the HSE Compliance Program with customers and suppliers in the Americas Region for all SML Product Lines.
Avery Dennison, RIS Queretaro, Mexico
Product Manager Americas
Streamlined Global Product Development process by cutting business days off lead times for new products.
Developed a new product line resulting in increased annual revenues from $MM to $MM in under years.
Dramatically reduced quality complaints by setting up Quality Laboratories and Quality Assurance Programs worldwide.
Developed outsourced suppliers for Americas Region in USA, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia and Peru, increasing annual revenues by over $MM.
Managed a P&L in Central America that consistently exceeded expectations, and grew by over % per annum
Subli Impresos Murr Gómez Palacio, DGO
Global Sales & Marketing Manager
Grew revenues from $. Million dollars in to over $. Million in .
Instituted a formal credit and collections department to increase collection rate to % within day window.
Developed company web page, and implemented corporate email system and blackberry usage resulting in $, USD in online sales the first six months in use.
Created a patent pending for a new product, and subsequently sold the technology to Avery Dennison, generating $ Million Dollars in new revenue.
Ecom Partners, Inc. Atlanta, GA USA
Designed and developed an online ERP/MRP system for apparel supply chain management.
Successfully implemented software with apparel manufacturers in Latin America.
Union Knit Industries Cincinnati, OH USA
Vice President of Operations
Developed outsourced manufacturing from Mexican Factories, resulting in $ Million USD of new business annually.
Managed P&L for Americas Operations and exceeded targets each year by over % on average.
United States Army Worldwide
Chief Warrant Officer Helicopter Pilot in Command
CHD Pilot in Command
Desert Shield and Desert Storm
Army Air Medal for combat air missions in the Gulf War.
Airborne Ft. Benning, GA and Air Assault Ft. Rucker, AL
Ecuadorian Special Forces Parachute Badge
German Parachute Badge in Bronze, Weingarten, GE
Ausbildungszentrum Spezielle Operationen Weingarten, GE, Survival, Escape, Evasion, & Recovery SEER with Resistance to Interrogation School.
NATO Secret Security Clearance/Nuclear Weapons
Open Water Survival, Jacksonville Air Navel Station, FL
Combat Lifesaver Certified, Saudi Arabia
Six Sigma Certifications
Sigma Black Belt Yellow and Green same year
Design for Sigma
Almeda University Boise, ID
Almeda University Boise, ID
University of Cincinnati, OMICAS Cincinnati, OH
BS Mechanical Engineering Completed rd year of Studies
Warrant Officer Candidate School Ft. Rucker, AL
Graduated Warrant Officer and Commercial Instrument Rated Helicopter Pilot in CHD Tandem Rotor Helicopter.
Cooking, reading, traveling, and learning new languages and cultures.
Forrest Browning Avery Dennison Mobile +
Bob Lipson Avery Dennison Mobile +
Steve Kohler IWOORX Tel. +
Rolando Alaniz Grupo Textiles Leon Mobile +
Scott Staley SML Group, Ltd. Mobile +
Matt Neville Checkpoint Systems UK Mobile +
Rob Myers M&M Designs Tel. +
Mark Hansinger Paris Business Products Tel. +..
Keith Unger Shore To Shore Mobile +
John White Mobi, LLC Mobile +