Supply Chain

Please allow me to take this opportunity to introduce myself as an outstanding candidate to join your management team. I have extensive experience (Direct & Indirect Materials, Software & Services for both Automotive and Non-Automotive) in sales, marketing, distribution, logistics, supply chain management, inventory control, program management, launch management, supplier quality, customer research, planning, recruitment and am a dedicated team player who achieves positive results while utilizing excellent leadership skills. I have developed account relationships and created business plans while mentoring and leading team members in various disciplines in engine, body, chassis, tools, fixtures, dies, transmissions, gears, metal forming, fasteners, machined products, electrical, as well as Industrial Distribution/ Inventory Control Solutions. My ability to utilize creative, out of the box thinking and problem resolution skills has been instrumental in my dealings with Ford, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, VW, the Chinese OEM’S, the Major Tier I, II, III suppliers across the globe in addition to the Aftermarket and Automobile Dealers across the U.S. As a Certified Six-Sigma Black Belt, developed common processes globally including training the sales force, account mapping and enhancing relationships with internal and external customers. Other credentials include Masters Degree & Bachelors Degree in Business, the Executive Program in Sales and Industrial Distribution, The Ohio State University, as well as Sloan School of Professional Selling, Dale Carnegie, Financial Planning, Program Management and numerous courses thru Kettering University on Professional Negotiations, Management and Labor Relations during my 12 years with General Motors. Additionally, I am a team member for Campfire Interactive, a leading software supplier of ERP,PLM & CRM, specializing in Supplier Management, Capacity Planning, Product Line Profitability, Opportunity Analysis, Cost Estimating & Sales Forecasting.

As Sr. Manager, Leggett and Platt, responsibilities including developing business strategies for motors & cables, including P & L, to increase market share (profitable business) across the globe Extensive travel to China, Europe & Mexico to enhance relationships at the executive levels with all major OEM’S and Tier l’s. Responsible for leading the team to increase sales revenue and review all quotes with all team members to ensure profit objectives are met as well as developing and maintaining strong business & customer relationships improving the reputation of L&P with current and potential accounts. Direct the achievement of Business Unit financial, commercial, program management &technical objectives taking overall P&L responsibility for each account. Assure the responsiveness & accuracy of the information provided to the customer in terms of quotes, estimates, audits and communications. Lead the team regarding engineering revisions, production method, part number & pricing changes, technical service materials in addition to promotional & merchandising support programs.

As a Business Development Director/Supply Chain Manager with major Tier 1’s and General Motors, extensive experience in Purchasing, Materials Management, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Brand Management, Program Management, Quality, Operation & Industrial Distribution. Managed departments in Sales, General Stores, Manufacturing, Purchasing & Product Engineering. Tremendous experience in developing & executing a global multi channel business model and developing new channels and increasing year over year profitability and growth. Record of demonstrated P&L management and responsibility in high volume, multi-shift operations for Global Automotive Operations and Non-Automotive customers across the United States.

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