Inventory Control Manufacturing Scheduling Performance and Quality Standards Business Operations Project Management Store Acquisitions Management ERP Implementation Major Accomplishments:
Turned around an underperforming division - streamlined 5 business units around a coherent commercial and operational strategy, restoring profitability and market share
Reversed losses into profits for growth and expansion - reduced inventory adjustments from $486,000 to $43,000 increasing operational efficiencies and cost reductions.
Integrated and grew 6 acquired companies - maximized share of market while elevating average earnings driving earnings to 12% division wide.
Special Honors / Certifications
2003 - Masters of Business Administration (Graduated Magna Cum Laude)
Recognized in the Top 10% of Production Foreman to Mentor Future Cessna Leaders
Six-Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Certifications
Military Top Secret Security Clearance to Grade 7
Knowledgeable in ISO9000/9002, OSHA regulations, and DOT regulations
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMSTulsa Broken Arrow, Oklahoma OKAdjunct Professor
Integrated program, customer, product and in-service strategies into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies.
Negotiates pricing and contract terms and conditions. Conducted risk, issues and opportunities management.
Managed supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality, delivery and financial performance.
Initiated and executes supplier improvement activities and integrates results into contracting strategies.
Provided oversight and management of supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality, delivery and financial performance. Leads negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions.
Consults with external customers to resolve supplier performance issues.
Leads supplier performance teams to develop strategic supplier solutions across programs and commodities.
Develop and manage syllabus materials.
Coordinate courseware and curriculum with academic department chair
Facilitate Class Instruction
Evaluate Student Performance.
CAP Carpet IncWichita, KansasChief Operating Officer(KS, OK, NE, IA, IL, NC, & MO)
VP of Supply Chain Management
Manage and direct all operations for 17 divisions in a 5-state area in the Midwest.
Recruit, hire, and develop personnel to the management level.
Coordinate and oversee the management of 130+ personnel division-wide.
Handle sales on all corporate and key accounts.
Provide technical and IT support.
Direct new site selection, development and construction through division opening.
Set and oversee annual budgets for each of the 17 divisions.
Oversee Warehousing, Inventory Control, Distribution, and Purchasing.
Coordinate Sales and Merchandising activities.
CESSNA AIRCRAFTWichita, KansasForeman - Production
Managed operations and supervised 65+ personnel, including leads and crew chiefs.
Managed projects and ensured that rates, deadlines, and quality standards were met.
Department Rep to the Union from Sheet Metal Fabrication and Production Departments.
Hired/fired, trained, motivated, and evaluated personnel.
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITYSyracuse, NY, USDoctorate of Professional Studies: Information ManagementSYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, NY 2014 - Doctorate of Professional Studies in Information Management
FRIENDS UNIVERSITYWichita, KS, USMasters of Business Administration: Business Administration(Began May 2011) FRIENDS UNIVERSITY, Wichita, KS
Bachelor of Science: Organizational Management2001 - Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management (GPA: 3.9) KEITH M. BRAND Resume 'd -
NATIONAL GUARD AIR FORCEKANSAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD 1992 - 1994 Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (Honorable Discharge) 1989 - 1992 Nuclear Cruise Missile Technician Top Secret Security Clearance to Grade 7 CIVIC INVOLVEMENT: Volunteer, BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS, Wichita, KS