Experienced and accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience looking to leverage extensive background in supply chain management, budget analysis, resource management and telecommunication industry into VP of Supply Chain position.
Senior Manager Maintenance ManagerJun 2014 to Current Charter Communications － Great Falls, MT
Provide coaching and guidance to team from multiples sites on supply chain processes and strategies.
Identify opportunities of improvements and cost savings in all areas of operations.
Manage inventory of 1000+ SKUs and oversee the production of customer premise equipment (CPE) within Regional Distribution Center.
Direct operations throughout entire supply chain including procurement, lead-time management, warehousing, inventory management, distribution, logistics and quality requirements.
Create, communicate, and implement supply chain vision to respective departments both within supply chain and matrixed throughout the organization, including executives and external suppliers.
Team Organization- Establish key roles and responsibilities for over 30+ outsourced employees in two states; set goals that drive systematic and sustainable improvements.
Maintain assets, expenses and budgets associated with the Hub supply chain operation valued at over $40M.
Propel on-time delivery from 65% to all-time high of 98%; cut logistics costs by 35%; drove number of inventory turns from 4 to 15.
Manage demand fulfillment and operations planning, including accurate forecasting of equipment needs using historical trends and marketing projections.
Oversee contractor supplier performance, and direct resolutions across industries.
Achieved a $2.2M (52%) inventory reduction in 1.5 years by lean process improvement skills/management.
Design and deliver analytical tools to ensure inventory levels are properly maintained.
Implement radio frequency bar code scanning technology for warehouse cycle count and transaction processing.
Achieved an increase in inventory count accuracy from 95% to 99.8%.
Trained and led 600+ employees on ERP implementation after merger with Time Warner Cable & Brighthouse Networks
Vehicle /Wing Inspector General/Secret Security Clearance.
Jan 2012 to Oct 2014 United States Air Force; MAFB － Great Falls, MT
Directed and coordinated purchasing, warehousing, distribution and receiving, to limit costs, improve accuracy, and increase customer service level.
Managed supply chain coordinating activities for purchasing as well as warehouse staff.
Responsible for supervision, welfare, and morale of 64 military employees and 19 civilian employees, working in 7 diverse locations.
Administered and controlled procurement of parts and supplies-tracked expenditures executed under flights $1.4M budget.
Led, directed, and managed maintenance repairs of over 718 vehicle fleet valued at $64M.
Ensured compliance with company and legal policies, procedures, and regulations for the facility.
Oversaw environmental compliance, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, waste minimization, and hazardous material management in compliance with OSHA and Montana Regulations.
Developed inspection criteria through comprehensive review of guidance, policy and coordination w/ Hired Headquarters staff.
Evaluated training, readiness, and performance assessments impacting 3.9K personnel and $3.3B military resources.
Worked with internal and external departments to resolve issues regarding project management, such as material shortages and emergency customer demands.
Substantially reduced customer wait times from three weeks to seven days by expediting over 1400 military assets.
Orchestrated shipment of $105M in equipment (314 pieces) for refurbishment and reissue, and delivered $6M in vehicles to Iraqi Military Patrol.
Performed process improvement, established metrics for vendor performance evaluation, and maintained records with respects to cost control and quality/delivery.
Managed vendor relationships (3PL).
Resource Advisor/Financial PlannerAug 2009 to Jan 2011 United States Air Force; MAFB － Great Falls, MT
Directed, conducted and orchestrated all facets of squadron's financial annual budget of $6.9M.
Managed and oversaw $2.8M wing supply contract; enabled completion of 13 major transactions w/100% accuracy.
Accomplished fuel reimbursement of over 150 GSA vehicle lease; maintained 100% accuracy of $1.2M contract.
Cost accounting; worked with finance department to post journal entries and cost transfers.
Coordinated vendor/supplier training courses rotation; enhanced department capability by 30%.
Managed Training Program; facilitated training/compiled results-250+ personnel qualified/compliant.
Reconciled invoices and payments with vendors and accounts payable department.
Tracked open commitments for program management forecasts and financial accrual postings.
Performed internal audit to validate federal government compliance.
Charged with traveling purchasing card and orchestrated $75K travel fund with zero errors.
Developed and initiated cost reduction strategies for purchasing, inventory and logistics in first 90 days with documented savings of over $500K in local initiatives.
Reduced perpetual inventory by over $283K in first nine months.
Monitored accounts receivable and payable procedures.
Provided turn-key procurement support for internal customers; sourced vendors and requested competitive quotes; priced Bill of Materials for proposals, issued purchase requisitions, expedited purchase orders; procured materials using purchase card; updated material resource planning tool; utilized catalog for e-procurement for vendors with commodity agreements.
Compiled data metrics in Excel and PowerPoint for property management, supplier management, and finance.
Developed of procurement strategies and key supplier selection criteria to ensure products and services meet the brand's operating standards of quality acceptability.
Ensured that raw material components are ordered and delivered in a timely manner.
Primary payroll monitor for 65 civilian employees.
Managed and coordinated the sales and operations planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on time delivery.
Developed annual plans with prioritization and resourcing
Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, Multipurpose/Customer Service Section.
Sep 1994 to Aug 2009 United States Air Force; MAFB － Great Falls, MT
Supervised a vehicle maintenance/warehouse operation department; led, directed, and managed maintenance repairs of over 523 vehicle fleet valued $84M.
Planned and executed critical and time-sensitive logistics and supply chain functions including processing orders, coordinating issue requests, back orders and distribution (including internal shipments and transportation).
Researched and updated supply and logistics systems; managed 149 equipment accounts valued over $34M.
Conducted over 1100+ quality control final inspections; guaranteed best end product returned to customer.
Monitored/Directed budgets and spending.
Managed Squadron Training/250 personnel; Worked with subject matter experts and tailored training to ensure full compliance-successfully maintained 98% pass rate.
Supervised training courses; scheduled 350 personnel mandatory training.
Revamped training program; overhauled file plan--ensured 100% compliance.
Instructed 2500 Air Force Training Certified hours; equipped 18 Specialty Codes/51 trainers/19 certifiers.
Conducted review of 500 training records; meticulously identified/corrected errors--eliminated discrepancies.
Ran monthly reports to analyze product availability, past due shipment and partial shipments to minimize issues.
Trimmed warehouse inventory from $5.2M to $1.5M while significantly improving inventory turns and order fulfillments.
Championed continuous business process improvements, resulting in reduced costs and increased productivity gains.
Orchestrated relocation of Distribution Center from space, planning, design, construction, contracting and move-in with zero degradation of service to business.
Tracked from the "Cradle to the Grave" over 200 chemical procurements/disposals; zero discrepancies found from Environmental Protection Agency.
Championed logistical goals by providing daily leadership, guidance, and technical expertise covering fleet and supply related issues; trained, coached and guided newly assigned Logistics Specialists.
Conducted Property Reviews in areas of responsibility to ensure compliance and adherence to regulations.
Dramatically reduced receipt errors by 75% by analyzing and implementing supply discrepancy program and reviewing over 4000 receipts.
Implemented new procurement program for packaging materials which reduced materials costs by 10%.
Utilized a variety of sources, such as GSA catalogs and Internet, to order non-typical work related equipment for customers; enabled employees to better perform their jobs and missions.
Worked closely with freight delivery companies and manufacturers on product receipt discrepancies; closely monitored problems through resolution.
Established a tracking system for accountable, time sensitive, urgent, and privacy items; ensured items were delivered and signed for by receiving party.
Unit Safety Representative monitored all potential safety hazards within work areas; results led to zero write-ups during Compliance Inspection.
Master of Business Administration, ManagementMay 2014Columbia Southern University － Orange Beach, ALManagement 3.5 Dean's List; Cum Laude
Bachelors of Business Administration, ManagementMay 2011Columbia Southern University － Orange Beach, ALManagement 3.8 Dean's List; Cum Laude
Associates of Applied Science, Logistics/Vehicle ManagementJanuary 2007Community College of the Air force － ALLogistics/Vehicle Management 4.0
Vehicle and Vehicular Equipment Craftsman
*Hazardous Material Certified
*Kronos time-keeping software
PC and Mac; Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
*Expert JD Edwards/Oracle/Ariba Software
*Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
*Key Performance Indicators (KPI)