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Global Supply Chain Executive,
APICS certified, with extensive international sourcing expertise. I
have been particularly effective establishing goals and managing teams
to achieve business objectives. My experience is diverse and includes
demonstrated strength in Negotiations, Contracts, Finance, Global Project
Management, Commodity Management, and New Products Introduction. I have
successfully managed virtual teams internationally.
Director of Global Supply Chain
Mar. – Nov.
Responsible for Consumer Products material
management organization global sourcing, cost reduction, continuous
improvement initiatives and strategic process development.
Senior Manager chartered with
establishment of a strategy to increase the quality and cost of materials
supplied to Symmons. Implementation of a timely MRB process providing
existing suppliers with immediate feedback and corrective action tracking
for nonconforming material.
Supplier assessments and audits
working with Engineering and Quality function. Identified many potential
suppliers and qualified five new Low Cost Region
sources for material.
Design, training and execution
of a “Request For Proposal” process by commodity. $k confirmed
savings at run rate. Also a total transportation RFP with initial
savings of %.
Management of an internal
Asian procurement group located in Shanghai China. Creation of accountability
with clear goals and measurements for a previously unutilized resource
team. A recognized increase in product and service offering related
to organic growth.
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Nov. – Mar.
Responsible for the team, managing global
sourcing and supplier relationships.
Senior Manager accountable
for negotiation and execution of agreements globally resulting in continuous
improvement and cost reduction initiatives for $m in material spending.
Directed subordinates in the
coordination and documentation of supplier selection, initial assessments
and scorecard initiatives.
Business Review of the top + suppliers focused on actual
to forecast availability, program cost/savings. Published executive
summary tracking cost reduction and impact to the business. Key performance
indicators used for QBR discussions
Managed staff level focus
groups to proactively mitigate resolution to supplier’s issues with
forecast accuracy. Implemented Blanket P.O.s with flexibility for managed
expectations and limitation of financial liability.
Directed ROI & RFQ process
for total supply base
Directed the transition from
current to recently qualified suppliers.
Senior Executive Business Consultant
May. – Nov.
Responsible all Supply Chain and Procurement
related client engagements.
Development and execution
of comprehensive Supply Chain processes designed to create a competitive
advantage to clients. Establish or refine organizational measurements
Collaboration with several
functional colleagues along with client representatives. Creating a
winning procurement strategy with defined milestones. Key Performance
Measures, scorecards and due diligence required to identify and qualify
new sources of supply products and services.
Train organizations on Asian
Savvy and Mexican business culture for increased success in negotiations
and agreement development.
Vice President of Supply Chain Management
Oct. – May. Note: Business sold
Outsourcing company using a proprietary
software application for reverse auction outsourcing
My responsibility was to recruit resources
and develop sources for successful launch of this application with the
intent of an IPO.
Managed scope definition,
design development and implementation of Supply Chain process.
Worked with sales team to
assure potential clients of sourcing integrity and ability to locate
new sources through innovative research.
Identification of complementary
strategic alliances in support of additional product and service offerings.
Although an IPO was not realized,
business was able to demonstrate a substantial run rate with high profile
customers resulting in a lucrative sale of the business and proprietary
Formerly known as At&T
GIS Global Information solutions
Director of Supply Chain Management
Dec. – Oct.
Global Sourcing and Procurement
Recruited by AT&T to design and implement
a comprehensive Supplier Management and Sourcing program in support
of a $. Billion dollar revenue base. Support included multivendor
Recruit and train a procurement
staff of individuals on how to identify and qualify best in class
suppliers globally. Ultimate reduction of total suppliers by % with
% increased quality as measured by first pass yield and % positive
impact to purchase price variance.
Directed the improved utilization
of existing systems, reducing transaction costs and correlation to the
With Quality and Engineering
departments, reinvent a functional process for corrective action tracking
and resolution to product nonconformance.
The formation of Strategic
Alliances within commodity groups made up of suppliers, customers and
competitors. This created the ability to stay on top of emerging market
and total cost of ownership opportunities.
Digital Equipment Corporation
Worldwide Service Sourcing Manager
Low End High Volume Product Manager
Manufacturing Product Materials Manager
Sr. Production Control Planner
Thomas College Waterville Maine Business
QSR Quality Systems Review Certification,
Speaker for Worldwide Business Research