Successful demonstration of skills and leadership experience in corporate, industrial and operating environments. Extensive procurement and supply chain management in both manufacturing and nuclear project management venues. Additional project management leadership experience in nuclear engineering work force planning and scheduling and project controls to support on time delivery of Customer project milestones.
B.S. Degree in General Engineering (U.S. Naval Academy) with 5 years of engineering and operations management experience (U.S. Navy, Surface Warfare community)
Supply & materials management / systems / methods / supplier development and negotiations experience with highly respected Fortune 500 companies (Mobil Chemical, Toyota, Corning, Electrolux, Constellation Energy, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy)
Toyota Production System (TPS) principles, Toyota Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution, Proposal Writing, Philosophies of Efficiency, Lean Manufacturing
Applications experience (Intranet, Extranet, MS Office, SAP, WebEx, Oracle ERP among others), with most recent 3.5 years Workforce Planning & Scheduling / Project Controls (Primavera P6 R8.2)
Leadership & management of supplier audit & assessment processes for world class manufacturing companies (Mobil, Toyota and Corning) focused on performance, quality, technology and commercial criteria and capabilities
Leadership of ISO 9002 audit process in a manufacturing environment (Mobil Chemical) as well as TL9000 preparation and registration audit leadership for Corning Optical Fiber division (a 1995 Malcolm Baldrige award winner)
Leadership of Global sourcing and commodity management team (suppliers and operating units in Japan, UK, Germany, Australia, Canada)
Leadership of $143M Nuclear Extended Power Uprate project procurement team in sourcing and procuring all Balance of Plant (BOP) equipment and materials for Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant
06/2012 to 03/2016
Primavera P6 Scheduler / Project Controls LeadGE Hitachi Nuclear Energy via ReNuke Services, Inc － Wilmington, NC
Nuclear Services Engineering Project Controls / Work Force Planning & Scheduling Provided Oracle Primavera (P6 Professional R8.2) Project Controls, Scheduling and Line of Balance reporting services to the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Services Engineering community.
Multiple reporting relationships to Workforce Planning & Scheduling (WFPS) Engineering Manager and Reactor Services Engineering Manager.
Supported Project Managers, Functional Managers, Product Line Leaders and other senior managers with weekly scheduling and reporting services for over 50 Nuclear Services Engineering projects.
10/2011 to 06/2012
Subcontract Manager / Nuclear Engineering Fire Protection ProjectConstellation Energy Nuclear Group CENG Day & Zimmerman Professional & Technical Staffing － Baltimore, MD
Performed Subcontracts Manager duties and responsibilities within Constellation Energy Supply Chain organization to support CENG Fleet (CCNPP, NMP, R.E. Ginna nuclear sites) project management commercial performance requirements for NFPA 805 Transition project.
Included all commercial subcontract performance tracking and reporting to Project Director, Project Managers and site specific stakeholders.
Participated in weekly P6 schedule update meetings (multiple sites), and reviewed schedules to extract milestone deliverables and track completed tasks and activities.
Provided key support to project team managing all related engineering services and staff augmentation commercial requirements and closed out remaining contract deliverables for the NFPA 805 Transition project required to successfully submit License Amendment Requests to the USNRC for three fleet operating sites.
10/2007 to 03/2011
Nuclear Project Procurement Leader / Performance Services AES Project Risk ManagerGE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy via Renuke Services, Inc － Wilmington, NC
Developed & implemented an applied EPU (TPO, MELLLA+, et al) AES Project risk management process for Project Directors' and Project Managers' current and future customer project application (Entergy, CENG, DTE, Exelon, Progress Energy, etc.).
Concurrently provided ongoing project management support with procurement of engineering services for BWR customers globally.
Performed supply chain development and long lead equipment procurement to support major modifications exceeding $140M for a Nuclear Plant Extended Power Uprate (EPU), encompassing two Refueling Outages (2009, 2011) for Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant (MNGP).
Created procurement workflow process steps and supply chain oversight for all Balance of Plant (BOP) equipment procurement using Oracle ERP and applicable Engineering Operating Procedures (EOP), Common Procedures (CP), Quality requirements and Quality Information Systems (QIS).
Additional responsibilities included contract administration, scope and project changes to meet project cost and schedule requirements.
Regular interface with GEH Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Project Management teams, contract A/E firm (Shaw Group) and customer to successfully procure & deliver over $20M of major capital BOP equipment and engineering services.
02/2002 to 10/2007
ConsultantSelf-Employed － Wilmington, NC
Independent marketing & CRM work with growing privately-held natural nutritional products mfr.
Contract Purchasing position for Electrolux Home Products, North America, Kinston, NC managing various direct materials and components commodities from October 2002 through February 2003.
07/1999 to 01/2002
Sr. Commodity Manager / Global Strategic Raw MaterialsCorning Incorporated － Wilmington, NC
Responsibilities included supplier management, strategy development and implementation for chemicals (silicon tetrachloride, germanium tetrachloride, OMCTS), process materials (quartz glass products) and process equipment (laminar & mass flow control, curing systems, fiber measurement), used in the manufacture of optical fiber at five worldwide manufacturing locations (UK, Germany, Australia) plus R&D facility (Corning, NY area).
Led dual sourcing activity introducing a second silicon tetrachloride supplier to N.A. via multi-year contract resulting in over $700K annual cost reduction.
Negotiated and implemented 3-year worldwide Quartz supply agreement (5 operating locations) resulting in approx. $2.5M savings over the contract period and led dual sourcing activity introducing a second supplier for capital intensive custom quartz muffle tubes resulting in a savings of over $450K annually.
Led other procurement management projects & initiatives resulting in additional savings of over $1.5M.
Led Supplier Assessment Processes and Activities for all assigned commodity areas.
Led & established Procurement readiness of Corning Optical Fiber business for TL9000 audits & registration.
10/1995 to 07/1999
Purchasing Specialist - Raw MaterialsToyota Motor Manufacturing, USA, Inc － Erlanger, KY
At TMM, USA, Inc., responsibilities included: Purchasing, annual price negotiation and implementing Annual Purchasing Policy (APP) activities (sourcing, pricing, procurement strategies and supply base management & performance) for MRO (tools, uniforms) several million dollars in contracted services, over $40M of direct raw material steel, and several million dollars of direct and indirect chemicals, oils and lubricants.
At TMMNA, Inc.responsibilities increased to implementing and managing of Raw Materials Purchasing program, annual price negotiation and Annual Purchasing Policy and new vehicle preparation and production activities for all of Toyota's North American Manufacturing Companies (TMMK, TMMI, NUMMI, TABC, TMMC, TMMI, TMMWV, Bodine Aluminum, CAPTIN).Commodities included approx.250M annually sheet steel, over $60M annually aluminum and approx.20M annually of direct production chemicals, fluids, lubricants.
Led annual negotiations for steel (Toyota's most strategic primary raw material) to achieve over $4M in cost reduction for two consecutive years.
Led a purchasing project team to benchmark & reengineer a Centralized Purchasing program for multi-tier steel supply to accommodate increased procurement volume from $50M to $100M annually.Successfully coordinated new vehicle production readiness and Start of Production activities for major and minor vehicle model changes (including Camry, Avalon, Sienna Solara and Tundra pick-up).
05/1994 to 10/1995
Purchasing SupervisorMobil Chemical Company － Lagrange, GA
Managed Purchasing Department and MRO Stockroom Inventory functions for an OPP films manufacturing facility including purchase of packaging, MRO and production materials and contracted services totalling approx. 15M annually.
Responsible for supervising, coaching and supporting a small purchasing department of 4 employees.
Leadership and support of various procurement projects for strategic supply teams including operations, engineering, logistics and administrative departments.
Buyer / Contract AdministratorMobil Chemical Company － Pittsford, NYResponsible for Contract Administration, MRO and office supplies and equipment purchasing.Participation and leadership of team projects creating strategic supply agreements at local and national levels involving plant maintenance and engineering groups.
05/1984 to 03/1989
Ensign, Lieutenant (jg)U.S. Navy － Norfolk, VA
Post graduate training to include Surface Warfare Officers Basic Course; Steam EOOW; and Damage Control Assistant Course.
Management and supervision of over 30 enlisted personnel, responsible for operating and maintaining a 1200 PSI steam propulsion plant on a guided missile cruiser (USS Harry E. Yarnell, CG-17).
Electronic Warfare Officer and Shipboard Intelligence Officer responsibilities.
Base Asst. Ordnance Officer and Command Duty Officer, NAB Little Creek, VA.
General EngineeringUnited States Naval Academy － Annapolis, MD
General Engineering (100% of education financed by scholarship)
Varsity tennis team manager (3 years)
Supervised battalion Army-Navy Game project (1 year)
Manchester High School － Richmond, VAGraduated 2 of 348 students; National Honor Society; Varsity Tennis