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Resume for Steve H. for Purchasing / Procurement / Professional & Consulting Services in Greenville, South Carolina

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Professional & Consulting Services
Country: United States City: Greenville
State: South Carolina ZIP: 29615

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Steven H. H.

Sable Glen Drive ► Greenville, SC. 


Results focused operations and procurement executive, experienced in all aspects of business.  Ability to direct multiorganizational operations in many team approached disciplines. Proven track record in: 

  • Plant Start Up / Expansion
  • Negotiation and cost analysis
  • Procurement/Supply management
  • Inventory and Cost management
  • Team Member training and mentoring
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to manage projects through analysis, planning and execution


    Dräxlmaier of America         

    Executive Director of Procurement NAFTA       – Present 

    Responsible for all Procurement activities in North and South America.  direct reports with total team members. 

    Member of NA Executive Management Board. 

    *Centralized activities to improve communication and eliminate duplication, decreasing department budget by .%

    *Exceeded cost reduction goals two consecutive years, yielding over $M in additional bottom line savings

    *Implemented crosstraining, process training, developing team into a flexible, Lean organization

    *Developed resin team that established contracts with Supply Partners that saved $.M over three years

    *Led VSM activities for .% additional savings

    *Played a pivotal leadership role in sourcing new BMW interior project .% below project budget

    *Instilled a philosophy of Supply Partners which yielded lower development costs and timing

    *Consolidated supply base and located supply base within mile radius of manufacturing facilities

    *Localized supply base in NA saving % total cost and reducing supply base by %

    *Improved supplier confidence towards company, created partnerships

    *Decreased supplier PPM by % by implementation supplier development


    SMH Synergy Group, Inc., Rochester H.s, MI.  President   

    Responsible for all daily operations and business development.  

    * Incorporating Lean manufacturing practices and training processes in NA, Europe

    * Led manufacturing assessments and implementation at suppliers that resulted in average savings of %

    * Led process audits Europe, South America and Asia

    * Managed supplier development activities in Vietnam

    * Developed Total cost model for value stream

    * Global Supply Chain management in low cost countries BRIC

    * Established partnerships established with strategic consulting firms

    * Established tooling PM

    * Set up management systems for new molding and JIT facility in SC

    * Led Value Stream Mapping activities at Automotive OEM resulting in >$M in savings 

    Magna International, Troy, MI 

    Director of Purchasing and New Business Development Imageworks Division   –  

    Managed business unit start up and consolidation of three facilities into one centralized location. P&L and budget responsibility, recorded first year profits, Lean implementation, developed management team, increased sales through focused strategy.   

    * Implemented flexible manufacturing strategies, increasing productivity by %

    * Established “Best Practices” throughout division

    * Design and implementation of flexible tooling systems

    * Led department budget preparation

    * Incorporating Lean manufacturing practices and training methods

    * Lean manufacturing assessments and implementation at suppliers to enhance cost reductions activity

    * Process mapping, value stream mapping

    * Set up manufacturing systems for new facilities in Europe and in North America

    * Supervised a staff of buyers, supplier development engineers, material control 

    Director of Purchasing and New Business Development – Interior/ExteriorModule Groups  –  

    Fully accountable for all strategic supplier and business development for Module division in North America and Europe.   Streamlined operations by incorporating Lean manufacturing processes and equipment.    Provided proactive leadership in supply chain management.      

    * Developed standardized quoting process and cost analysis, established procurement “Best Practices”

    * Developed low cost country sourcing strategy for small parts and tooling

    * Managed process reengineering teams at manufacturing facilities, implementing flexible strategies, yielding % cost save

    * Key member in development of new business worth $ million in years 

    * Provided proactive leadership in supply chain management

    * Achieved % cost reductions on purchases for consecutive years

    * Led Make vs. Buy analysis

    * Responsible for commodity purchases in Injection Molding, Blow Molding, RIM, Thermoforming, Stampings, Painted and Plated         components, Capital equipment, Resins, MRO, Fasteners and Highly contented modules.  

    Lear Corporation, Warren, MI Director of Advanced Purchasing     

    Developed divisional purchasing strategy, Implemented supplier product development teams, developed standardized quoting process, Realized savings of over $ million, Developed and implemented VAVE program, Authored tooling audit and purchasing guidelines, Program Management of Customer Quotes 

    * Key member in developing divisional purchasing strategy

    * Implemented supplier product development teams

    * Initiated and developed standardized quoting process

    * Led quote process that yielded $M in savings for division

    * Developed/implemented VAVE program  

    * Authored tooling audit and purchasing guidelines

    * Cost analysis of Make vs. Buy       

    * Program management of customer quotes

    * Managed Supplier audits

    * Quote model development and implementation

    * Supply base consolidation to realize an average of % cost save throughout commodities 

    Addition experience was gained as I successfully served as division operations manager; division quality assurance manager; production supervisor and lab manager. 


          EDUCATION/             Bachelors of Science Accounting

          TRAINING:        Associates Business Administration 

                                        Training in Lean, Karrass negotiation, molding and tooling best practices,                                                          VSM, Daimler Production System, TPS, Kaizen, procurement best practices,


                                        ASQC Certified


                                         Member APICS, SAE, ISM, ASQ, SPE,

                                        Board member of SMH Synergy Group and MAK, International,

                                         GLG council member 


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