Supplier Portal Kaizen Event - Led event consisting of 13 Team Leaders representing Engineering, Data Configuration Management, Supplier Quality, Export Compliance and Supplier Portal IT.
Evaluated the technical data delivery processes with an emphasis on maximizing end-user efficiency by eliminating redundancy without sacrificing Data Integrity, Regulations and System Access Controls during the transfer of files to suppliers.
Projected Annualized Savings were just under half million.
SAP/Legacy (PTP - Procure to Pay) Conversion Team - Established plan to successfully migrate the Procurement Legacy System data to the new SAP ERP system for the enterprise.
Effort included the generation of data mappings and transformation rules for converting legacy data into the new data structure along with ensuring data integrity.
Led development of the Legacy Data Repository which was designed to retain historical procurement data not converted to the new system.
Supplier Quality (Source Delegation) Project - Managed project teams covering 6 dimensions of Supplier Quality to re-design the process of awarding source delegation to over 700 Subcontractors.
Assessed company's procedure for evaluating subcontractors' internal planning and configuration control.
Evaluated supplier's inspection system, capability to control sub tiers as well as product conformity.
Possess over 10 years of performing operations management, specializing in developing highly effective projects that impact business processes by leveraging a powerful set of technologies aligning practical solutions to complex financial problems to achieve favorable corporate strategic initiatives. STRATEGIC SOURCING · SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT · LEAN SIX SIGMA · PROJECT MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE · ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING (ERP) · MATERIALS REQUIREMENTS PLANNING (MRP)
SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION & APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT · DATABASE WAREHOUSING [Job Title] dedicated to continuous process improvement in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in addressing and resolving problems. Experienced portfolio manager with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.
Exceptional interpersonal communication
Client account management
SENIOR SOURCING EXECUTIVEVizient, Inc - Irving, TX01/2014 - Current
Responsible for developing and managing strategic initiatives to drive down supply chain costs for member hospitals Conduct presentations to executive leadership and physicians relative to strategically align all stakeholders to effectively drive negotiations with suppliers Implement new programmatic offerings while maintaining practical knowledge of the healthcare industry, market dynamics and new technology Manage relationships with members, suppliers, and alliances to ensure satisfaction through timely communication and problem resolution Negotiate and monitor supplier compliance to contract terms and conditions Perform product spend category assessments along with market research Comply with all requirements of the competitive bid process Serve as TAG Mentor to ensure new employees to team are properly on boarded KEY ACHIEVEMENTS Custom Value Statement (CVS) - Facilitated work streams (3) within the Custom Contracting organization to establish a unified goal which fostered teamwork as well as an opportunity for employees to demonstrate leadership skills with the following objectives: Understand & document the continuum on which members are located in terms of savings and contract penetration (Customer Progression) Understand & document the effectiveness of how the value proposition is communicated (Market Value Progression) Utilize best practices needed to move members along the continuum to greater value (Employee Progression) Managed Intern (Aggregation) - Responsible for assigning and managing the day-to-day activities of the intern, evaluating project performance, and the overall development of intern's communication and professional skills.
Project objective was to find a solution that allows for a more effective and efficient process for onboarding members to Aggregation Groups.
Initiated rollout of new enterprise software solution for sales reporting.
Partnered successfully with [departments, clients] to produce [positive outcome].
Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve [objective].
Strengthened company's business by leading implementation of [project].
Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
Worked directly with [departments, clients, management] to achieve [result].
Implemented innovative programs to increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover.
Created new revenue streams through [actions].
Developed and rolled out new policies.
Exceeded company objectives with [results].
Hired and trained [number] of staff.
Increased profits by 60% in one year through restructure of business line.
SENIOR LEAN SIX SIGMA SPECIALISTUT Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX01/2012 - 01/2014
Drive continuous quality improvement by leading and facilitating process improvement teams in Hospitals and Clinics using Lean Six Sigma tools Applied Lean Six Sigma methodologies to reduce patient wait times in Hospital clinics by streamlining operational process steps Optimized patient flow by reducing admission times, achieving timely and efficient transfer of patients, and effective coordination among multidisciplinary units Evaluated supply selection and processes throughout hospital supply chain to streamline workflow, enable tighter inventory management, and provide an enterprise-wide view of total supply spend Performed Value Stream Analysis that included process mapping, data collection, root cause analysis, problem solving & implementation, testing solutions and control planning Executed Project Management activities that included planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals Established measurements, techniques to gather data and usage of appropriate statistical tools Trained, mentored and facilitated the development of 13 Green Belt Professionals practicing Lean Six Sigma methodology KEY ACHIEVEMENTS ECT Observation & Assessment - Improved patient flow and streamline process steps within the Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) area.
Implemented 6S to eliminate waste caused by lack of workplace orderliness.
Applied One-Piece Flow concepts to stagger patient appointment times which reduced patient wait times by 18% and decreased Non-Value Added time by 40%.
Histology 6S Event & Spend Reduction - Led 5S event to redesigned Histology lab layout and optimize flow.
Compiled subcontract management specifications and statements of work through coordination with multiple sites to develop and implement long-term procurement strategies related to metallic structures, assemblies & bond structures, and non-metallic / metallic raw material.
Supported efforts in subcontractor selections and relationship building with key strategic suppliers Prepared bid packages, analyzed and evaluated proposals, and supported efforts to negotiate subcontract provisions Coordinated with sites to write awards and administer resulting long-term agreements Reviewed all elements (raw material, processing, and labor cost) that impacted the price of assigned commodities Participated in integrated project team with engineering, master scheduling and quality to achieve overall commodity strategy.
LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT01/2008 - 01/2011
Operational Excellence Lead of Supply Chain Organization responsible for creating a sustainable culture of continuous improvement that delivered customer driven results.
Coordinated the analysis, facilitation, reporting and recommendations for process improvement that enhances quality, reduce costs, as well as the establishment of appropriate process metrics and controls.
SYSTEMS ANALYSTKEY ACHIEVEMENTS01/2005 - 01/2008
Trained, mentored, and facilitated the development of over 90 Green Belt Professionals and 200 Yellow Belts practicing Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Working Capital Initiative - Led company-wide capital expenditure reduction effort which identified and eliminated Excess and Obsolete inventory / purchasing requirements.
This successful redesign of supply chain processes netted the company a total of $97.2M in annual savings, reducing material receipts by 8.3% ($63.5M under AOP budget) and inventory by 19.3% ($33.7M).
Order Transportation Management System (OTMS) Project - Spearheaded the implementation of a web-based freight management system that controlled the authorization of Premium Freight, ensured compliance to the Routing Guide and rejected any request to ship earlier than need date.
Project recovered $2.14M in Freight Costs experienced from non-compliance deliveries.
Inventory Accuracy Project - Directed effort that reduced discrepancies between the on-hand part quantity and quantity listed in organization's inventory system by 71% ($306,467) over a 14-week period of time.
Improved inventory accuracy levels by properly classifying inventory, standardizing work instructions, and securing inventory cribs/stockrooms.
Developed control plan that documented appropriate corrective action procedures to maintain accurate inventory records.
Served as System Administrator of the Material Data Warehouse which was a repository of stored data designed to facilitate reporting and data analysis for the Supply Chain organization Developed requirement documents for system enhancements to existing MRP and Procurement systems Evaluated system change requests (SCRs) for compatibility and benefit, monitored the progress of implementation, conducted testing and approved movement into production Confirmed processes for material supply and demand, purchasing requests for parts based on the master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements Developed performance metrics for the Supply Chain organization KEY ACHIEVEMENTS WebPro Project - Served as Project Lead to implement a web-based front end to existing Legacy systems to increase efficiency for Purchase Requisition management and Purchase Order creation / maintenance.
Coordinated the development of the system's architecture and conducted testing to assure data integrity.
Developed user manual literature and facilitated training for organization.
Master of Business Administration: University of Texas - Arlington
Bachelor of Science: Computer ScienceAlabama Agricultural & Mechanical University - Computer Science Mathematics
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (2013), American Society of Quality (ASQ)
Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (2009), Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division