materials manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Driven supply chain leader that hires, develops, and directs teams to accomplish strategic goals. Highly collaborative team member with deep knowledge of diverse organizational disciplines. Expertise in warehousing, logistics, planning, procurement, quality management systems, and team development. Strong systems experience that employs standardized processes to create repeatable work flows. Analytic problem solver with strong knowledge of financials and budgeting.

  • Logistics and 3PL management
  • Warehouse management
  • Inventory planning and management
  • Implementing and maintaining quality management systems including ISO 9001 and AS9100
  • Building high performing teams
  • Strategic and collaborative problem solver
  • Project management
  • Procurement
  • Supplier relationship management including negotiations
  • Broad systems experience
  • Diverse supply chain experience
  • Financials and budgeting
  • Microsoft office suite including Excel, Word, & Powerpoint
  • Communication skills that can speak to all levels of the organization
04/2019 to Current Materials Manager General Electric | Dayton, OH,
  • Oversee procurement team of buyers with $80M spend for all direct materials. Developed and adjusted procurement processes and procedures to effectively manage inventory throughout pandemic operating environment. Manage 15 direct reports.
  • Direct logistics for international and domestics suppliers. Logistics suppliers included local trucking companies, international 3PL's , and international freight providers.
  • Own raw material inventory and developed accountable supplier relationships that support production and customer requirements. Actions resulted in 80% reduction of supplier past due purchase orders.
  • Implemented companywide material flow program that employed pull systems that reduced plant floor inventory by 65%.
  • Created company cycle counting program from scratch. Hired and developed a team to execute. Improved inventory accuracy at one site from 80% to 97% within 18 months.
  • Partnered with strategic sourcing to identify supply chain risk. Created plans to mitigate risk and improve supply chain on time delivery metrics.
  • Redesigned and implemented indirect procurement program. Program reduced indirect expenses by 33%, improved reporting, and provided "just in time" supplies.
09/2018 to 03/2019 Commodity Manager Raytheon Technologies Corp | Hampton, NH,
  • Provided strategic direction for machined metal category ($80 million spend) for all legacy St. Jude Medical divisions.
  • Developed 3 year commodity strategy to align with double digit company growth.
  • Negotiated platinum hedge that generated $1.5M in annual category savings.
  • Led numerous complex supply agreements re-negotiations for several key category suppliers.
03/2013 to 08/2018 Supply Chain Manager Ianthus Capital Management | Sarasota, FL,
  • Implemented warehousing and logistics strategies that supported year over year double digit growth. Re-designed existing warehouse operation to improve efficiency and safety. On-boarded off-site warehouse operations and added remote 3PL warehouse to support customers operating in Monterrey, Mexico. Turned logistics operations into a company profit center.
  • Managed the entire supply chain team with 13 direct reports and $30 million annual spend.
  • Implemented raw material flow programs that created high inventory turns for raw material. Program kept raw inventory levels unchanged while sales increased 40% and cash flow improved.
  • Incorporated data analytics into scheduling processes. Raw material inventory turns improved from 6 to 10 while improving customer on-time delivery to 99.5%.
  • Created, launched, and executed Sales & Operations Planning process that drove higher collaboration and responsiveness with the affected managers and teams.
  • Developed and executed commodity strategies that created $2.9M in annual direct and indirect cost savings.
  • Hired and developed high performance work teams that were consistently recognized and promoted in the organization.
04/2002 to 03/2013 Purchasing Manager Beazer Homes | Sacramento, CA,
  • Led ISO 9001 and AS9100 registration audit. Served as internal audit lead and responsible for all annual re-registration audits.
  • Responsible for all supply chain activities for a two-division OEM company with global customers.
  • Created and implemented sourcing and commodity strategies that generated $200k annually in material cost reductions.
  • Served as ISO 9001 Management Representative and point person for registration audit and all annual re-registration audits.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Bachelor of Arts | Marketing University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI GPA:
Expected in to to | Certificate in Finance University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
  • ASCM Certified C.P.I.M.
  • Six Sigma, Green Belt Certified
  • Project Management, University of St. Thomas

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Job Titles Held:

  • Materials Manager
  • Commodity Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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