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Resume for John (Steven) M. for Purchasing / Procurement / Manufacturing in Alvaton, Kentucky

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Manufacturing
Country: United States City: Alvaton
State: Kentucky ZIP: 42122

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John Steven M.


Walnut Grove Ct.

Alvaton, KY

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Summary of Experience

Resultsoriented senior level Procurement / Supply Chain Manager with over years experience developing and managing Procurement / Materials functions. Extensive experience in sourcing for North America facilities and markets leading, the development of continuous improvement focus in all Supply Chain functions, while meeting company goals and providing strong customer satisfaction.

International Sourcing Strategic Sourcing  Merger Integrations

      Lean Methodology  Process Reengineering  Demand Planning

      Six Sigma   Cost Reduction  Strategic Logistics Mgmt

HeathCo LLC             Bowling Green, KY.              to

Vice President Operations

  • Managed all company operations and led a total staff of people in scheduling, purchasing, warehousing, manufacturing, and Quality Assurance, while maintaining a safe work environment, and meeting customer expectations through internal metrics matching or exceeding customer criteria.
  • Increased Inventory turns %, by reducing lead times, and setting up supplier Kan Ban.
  • Achieved realized cost reductions savings equal to % cost of sales, through supplier negotiations and freight reductions.
  • Adapted new ERP Enterprise Resource Planning system, changing from AS to Microsoft Navision system.
  • Strategically launched “Lean Processes” to our China subcontractors as continuous improvement activity resulting in cost reduction and quality enhancements.
  • DESA International  Bowling Green, KY.              to

    Vice President Operations

  • Responsible for all operations of $ Million manufacturing / distribution facilities in Canada, United States, and Hong Kong, managing a support group of employees.
  • Established Kan Ban pull system in managing United States and Asia Material Flow, improving lead time by %, while enhancing customerontime delivery performance.
  • Created third party warehouse with vendorowned material flow system, reducing lead time % and minimizing cash flow.
  • Established a buildtoorder production system, providing a % reduction in warehouse space, and creating greater flexibility.

    DESA International  Manchester, TN              to

    Plant Manager

  • Oversaw plant operations for $ million, employee manufacturing and distribution facility supporting both Industrial and Consumer Channels.
  • Implemented an internal plant Kan Ban pull system, reducing two weeks workinprocess inventory.
  • Guided team to convert batch flow assembly to one piece flow, reducing scrap, increasing output %, with added flexibility.
  • Presented Make versus Buy analysis resulting in implementation of Cold Heading Operations, supporting Cost Reduction, Quality, and Lead Time improvements.
  • Completed Acquisition / Merger Integrations between DESA International and Heath Zenith

    DESA International  Bowling Green, KY              to

    Materials Manager                                                                                                                to

  • Coordinated the activities of scheduling and purchasing teams to support company inventory/ cost reduction goals, while meeting customer ontime delivery expectations.
  • Accelerated key European sourcing strategy for critical components, through product development process while directing onsight vendor communications and negotiations.
  • Analyzed sales forecast in relationship with historical data, creating a master schedule to meet customer demand, while maximizing manufacturing efficiency.

    Purchasing Manager                           to                                                                                                                                

  • Planned, directed, coordinated activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers in materials, products, and services.
  • Analyzed market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
  • Controlled Purchasing department budgets, amounting to $ Million.
  • Represented company in negotiating contracts and formulating Purchasing Policies.

    Koehring Atomaster  Bowling Green, KY              to

    Cost Accountant

  • Responsible for analyzing and building standard cost for production items, and providing key information relative to cost variances, supporting other key areas with accurate and timely information.
  • Education 

  • Six Sigma Green Belt – Villanova University
  • Bowling Green Business College – Finance Focus
  • Design for Lean—Product concept to launch concept
  • Lean – Lean Masters Consultant
  • South Central Kentucky Purchasing Managers Association Past President
  • Linkedin:  .

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