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Project and Procurement Management
Just In Time JIT / Material Requirements Planning MRP / Warehouse and Distribution Management
Purchasing Management / Project Management / Contract Review and Negotiation / Site Plan Review
Commercial Management / Estimating and Bidding / Subcontractor and Supplier Relationship Management
Analytical, solutionsfocused professional with extensive experience managing and improving complex projects, and directing project teams while meeting contract requirements, project milestones, and subcontractor resource needs in multiple industries and environments. Versatile leader with proven success at ensuring maximum supplier/subcontractor quality and lowest costs.
Consistent track record of decreasing operating expenses, identifying and obtaining additional work outside contractual obligations, generating cost reductions through contract negotiation, and ensuring ontime material/service deliveries. Adept at analyzing and solving problems while meeting strict deadlines in highpressure situations.
PMS Consulting, Inc. Reading, PA
Project Management Consultant, to Present
In I began marketing myself to past clients and contacts as a contract Project Manger to various industries including Oil Refineries, Environmental Firms, OTC Pharmaceutical Companies, and Waste Management Companies. Utilizing my strong knowledge and experience of the planning, procurement, execution, and delivery phases of both the manufacturing processes and timecritical demolition/remediation projects; I assist clients by ensuring a smooth transition from the design/bid process to procurement and planning to execution/completion or total Project Management from start to finish.
My experience managing vendors, subcontractors, and project teams throughout the various environments that I have worked over the years allows me to enter inprocess projects that may be over budget, behind schedule or stalled. I work with my clients team to refocus and refine the objectives, revise the plan, and get the project back on track.
I am able to build project schedules for my clients with or without loaded costs and track the progress on a limited or parttime basis by attending weekly status meetings via conference call. My ability to review and understand construction/demolition/remediation contracts allows me to assist in identifying additional work requiring change orders.
ProPhase Labs, Inc. Doylestown, PA
Project Manager Consultant, to Present
ProPhase Labs, an OTC development, manufacturing, and distribution company, initially hired me to project manage and expedite the rebranding and packaging design of their flagship product, ColdEEZE Cold Remedy Lozenge. Managed the concept design house and oversaw all changes through the approval process with the ProPhase marketing and management team. Sourced packaging vendors bag and box and managed all press approvals for manufacturing launch.
Over the next six months I was hired to manage all packaging and artwork updates. In the early stages of development of a new product, ProPhase Labs&; head of R&D resigned in the middle of formulation. I took over and worked with the development subcontractor, sourced and audited the CMO&;s to manufacture and validate, established stability testing guidelines, and procured all packaging materials to get the product successfully launched for a Fall delivery to retailers.
Patrick J. Kelly Drums, Inc. Camden, NJ
Director of Operations Consultant, to
Recruited for +month engagement to assess and improve inventory program, manufacturing process, and accounting procedures while reducing overhead expenses for $million packaging/containers business. Compiled P&L data for company budget and analysis of monthly/yearly expenses versus revenues. Enhanced operational and costefficiency through system computerization and technology upgrades. Collaborated with managers and supervisors to identify potential areas of improvement and implement solutions. Compiled and supervised two physical inventories, including uploading information to accounting database.
* Instrumental in reducing operating expenses by more than %; saved nearly $, in first months by negotiating multiple purchase contracts for safety supplies, paint, and vehicle repair services.
* Successfully integrated new inventory control program into existing accounting software.
* Designed and managed implementation of new company logo and marketing materials, Web site, and programming of online quotation system.
Recycle Tech, Inc. Ridgefield, NJ and Lakeland, FL
Vice President, to
Managed operations of , sq. ft. recycling facility and warehouse while overseeing all New Jersey and Florida employees for startup EPS recycling venture providing specialized extruder equipment to EPS waste producers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Traveled extensively to review customer locations and determine proper recycling system layout. Directed onsite installation of customer units. Maintained material scrap purchase contracts, customer payments, and logistics for all EPS clients.
* Designed and prototyped patented EPS extruder technology for corporation.
* Worked with lobbyists in Florida to secure environmental grant money for school district lunch tray recycling programs.
Bradenburg Industrial Service Co. Bethlehem, PA
Senior Project Manager, to
Promoted to oversee demolition and environmental remediation projects for $million demolition company in MidAtlantic region. Served as primary point of contact for all commercial issues during projects. Sourced buyers for all salvage sale items and scrap. Estimated additional work contracts and negotiated with customers. Managed billing and collections, discussed and finalized change orders, and resolved loss/damage complaints.
Purchasing Manager, to
Defined and prepared bid specifications for construction subcontractors, and negotiated large contract purchase orders with national vendors for use by Purchasing Agents companywide. Performed cost analysis of completed demolition projects using costversusestimate model.
HMG Worldwide Reading, PA
Materials Manager, to
Promoted to lead Production Planning and Purchasing departments with staff members meeting material and production resource needs for new store initiatives and remodels for $million retail instore marketing account. Accurately estimated and sourced costeffective highquality materials for new projects. Instituted Request for Quotation RFQ programs with fabricated metal importers in Asia. Managed negotiation and purchase of raw materials to order within budget using system Material Requirements Planning MRP and offline tools. Monitored supplier base to ensure timely raw material delivery. Conducted and documented costsaving analyses for individual projects.
* Developed and implemented program timelines to guarantee consistent, ontime customer deliveries.
* Established strict vendor qualification programs to ensure best possible supplier quality.
Production Planning Manager, to
Oversaw department of six employees in daytoday scheduling and management of Just In Time JIT internal materials supply for production zones. Coordinated and led weekly production status meetings for client accounts. Created master scheduled forecast programs through system MRP.
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Additional experience as Production Planner and Warehouse Manager for HMG Worldwide and as Refinery Field Manager for Elk Environmental, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA.
Formal / OnTheJob Training:
JIT Inventory Control, Material Requirements Planning MRP, Purchasing Management, Contract Negotiation, Warehouse Management, Vendor and Supplier Relationships, Client and Customer Service, Lean Six Sigma Basics
Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, Primavera, Peachtree Quantum, Macola .,, SAP, AS, AutoCAD, RedBeam, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, HTML/Web Design, Visual Basic, Windows, Linux