Senior-Level Distributions, Operations And Supply Chain Manager Operational Turnaround, Strategic Planning and Continuous Process Improvement A solutions-focused and results-oriented Operational and Supply Chain Management Executive offering more than 20 years of experience in the strategic management of large-scale, manufacturing, supply chain, transportation and warehouse operations. Hands-on" leader and effective trainer with a management style that focuses on teamwork and clearly defined mission and values for buy-in of all levels. Execution of over 25 successful Lean/Kaizen/Six Sigma Manufacturing and Production projects. In-depth experience with e-Commerce development including strategic planning, staff development, warehouse design, start-up and volume growth plans. Project Manager for installation of two (2) new high-speed production/packaging lines including automatic storage and retrieval system increasing capacity by 35% for a national distribution company with project yearly revenue increase of $7M. Implementation of Lean Manufacturing/Production at Wilkes-Barre Branch to increase overall productivity to exceed yearly Contribution Margins Dollars and Percentage Margin. This was accomplished while losing branch's largest customer due to regional closure. Negotiated a new lease program at Chambersburg Cold Storage for warehouse equipment to replace old equipment with significant cost reductions within the first six (6) months; decreased equipment down-time from 21% to less than 2% which resulted in a 15% productivity increase. Decreased pallet-purchasing costs by 40% through the development of a pallet salvage and repair program at both Cardinal Health and Advantage One. Adapted program at Chambersburg Cold Storage to cut pallet-purchasing costs by 30%. Spearheaded Six Sigma projects at Advantage One that decreased picking errors from 3.5% to 0.6% and increased on-time/in-full deliveries from 95.0% to 99.0% and load accuracy to 99.85%. Served as Project Manager at Advantage One for the full-scope construction of a $17.5M high volume automated fulfillment center; completed within budget and three (3) months ahead of schedule. Project-managed full integration of Cardinal Health's northeast regions manufacturing and distribution facilities including 3PL distribution centers. Inventory accuracy increased to 98.65% and on-time/in-full deliveries increased to 98.5%. David B. Shaak
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