MBA qualified Supply Chain Manager with over 7 years of experience in manufacturing environment. Seeking a part time job to utilize my skills and experience. Positive, adaptable, and motivated.
Areas of Expertise
Leadership: Led team of 20 employees to maintain material line. Facilitated and coached GoFast clinics. Directed material launch of Hummer H2 and main interface with all suppliers and lead engineers.
Organization Skills: Planned and coordinated 500 production trial runs and 8 new vehicle launches. Developed ISO audit strategies. Responsible for all transportation issues for four assembly plants. Maintained program plans for 20 product launches.
Supplier/Workplace Interface: Worked with over 100 suppliers, engineers, and quality control to launch brand new vehicles in MO, IN, and MI. Worked with Lead Logistics Providers to ensure on-time delivery. Coordinated material launches with plant floor and engineering.
Technical Skills: Material Global Optimization system (EDI Scheduling System), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office
03/2005 to 05/2006
Material SupervisorGeneral Motors － St. Louis, MO
Led team of 20 employees to support production floor with on-time delivery of material.
Maintained 0% downtime due to material issues that would jeopardize production.
Managed employee issues including discipline, safety concerns, attendance problems, and other material related issues.
Motivated employees to do their best by recognition and creating an effective and safe working environment.
02/2004 to 03/2005
Material Flow CoordinatorGeneral Motors － St. Louis, MO
Managed third party logistics suppliers adherence to quality, responsiveness, and cost requirements per their contract with General Motors.
Identified and solved material floor issues for inventory overages or underages, storage and usage location discrepancies, and packaging errors.
Developed ISO layered audit strategy for plant floor advisors and managers to maintain FIFO & audit storage areas on a daily and weekly basis.
Investigated part histories to identify misuse, specification errors, unaccounted scrap, or potential theft.
Worked with suppliers, engineering, and purchasing to solve material related issues.
Audited material storage areas and material line-side racks for compliance and adherence to material flow guidelines.
Responsible for all visual signs for material on the plant floor for over 3,000 parts and 500 storage locations.
01/2003 to 02/2004
Material Launch CoordinatorGeneral Motors － St. Louis, MO
Managed launch of 2003 and 2004 annual product builds of Chevy/GMC vans with 100% material availability at start of production and 98% material readiness during pilot builds.
Objective was 96%.
Coordinated over 500 production trial runs of new material for all engineering changes during 2003 with suppliers and engineering.
Supervised hourly employees to consolidate, label, and distribute material to the production line to support annual pilot launches.
Worked with over 50 suppliers to coordinate all material shipments related to transportation, quality levels, and inventories for annual launches.
Launched 2004 Stabilitrak Interim Program in less than 5 months, which was previously a three-year program.
Team was recognized for the People Make Quality Happen Award for our work in moving the program ahead three years.
09/2000 to 12/2002
Future Material CoordinatorGeneral Motors － Detroit, MI
Managed material launch process to support 9 product launches in coordination with 6 assembly plants and suppliers, including the 2004 Hummer H2.
Ensured 98% material readiness and availability at assembly plants on material required dates for manufacturing validation builds and 100% of material at start of production.
Developed and maintained over 20 program plans in Project for all future product launches.
Coordinated with engineering, purchasing, and supplier quality on a daily basis to manage any material issues on 2003/2004 product launches.
Led implementation of common processes documentation across the whole department.
Facilitated and coached over 10 GoFast clinics across General Motors to eliminate bureaucracy, facilitate continuous improvement, and reduce non-value added work.
08/1999 to 09/2000
Logistics LiaisonGeneral Motors － Detroit, MI
Supported 4 assembly plants with operational issues dealing with carriers, plant lead logistics providers, and origin distribution center network.
Developed total yearly inbound transportation cost for the implementation of the Cadillac XLR including all milkrun, truckload, cross dock, and shuttle loads by analyzing all new parts, transit time, and supplier locations.
Managed the process and award of new truckload lanes for three assembly plants with a total yearly cost of $57.5M.
Audited transportation invoices and operational plans to find deviations and identify freight cost impact items and cost saving initiatives.
Prepared monthly financial transportation reports and yearly budget numbers for finance for three assembly plants.
Developed transportation processes and procedures for new Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant by working with other two assembly plants in Lansing and the shared Logistics Provider.
Education and Training
Master of Business Administration: Information Systems ManagementWayne State University － Detroit, MIInformation Systems Management 3.83/4.0 Magna cum laude
Integrated Supply ManagementWestern Michigan University － Kalamazoo, MIIntegrated Supply Management GPA: 3.7/4.0 Major GPA: 3.9/4.0 Magna cum laude
Resigned full time position to care for our young and growing family which allowed spouse to retain his full time position.
Assistant Catechist for 2nd grade class at St. Robert's Catholic Church, 2016-2017.
Childcare, Membership and various committee chairs for St. Robert's Moms Group, 2012-2016.
Volunteer in child's elementary school classrooms, 2013-2017.
Activities and Honors
*Supervisor of the Month, Wentzville Assembly Plant, January 2004
*Spontaneous Recognition Awards, General Motors, June 2000, July 2001
*Social and Human Resource Committee Chairs, GM JumpStart, 2001