DIRECTOR - SUPPLY CHAIN
Global Procurement / Cost Control Logistics Negotiations / Vendor & Supplier Management Process Development & Implementation / Pricing ERP / Lean / ISO / Budgets Outsourcing
Ensuring an uninterrupted supply of materials and service in a timely, quality-conscious and cost-effective manner, I streamlined global supply chain operations, delivering significant and sustainable cost and lead time reductions. I developed C-level relationships and strategic supplier agreements, leading to priority service for my employer.
A passionate leader, I built and inspired multi-disciplined teams to achieve extraordinary results for the industry leader Rocketdyne through ownership transitions from Rockwell, to Boeing, and Pratt & Whitney. I integrated systems, established Best Practices and eliminated bottlenecks, elevating client satisfaction up and down stream. My skills include:
- Developing and managing cost effective global supply chain operations
- Integrating metrics and KPIs to identify and resolve fulfillment issues
- Collaborating across departments to establish effective processes and policies
- Leading Kaizen events, process and value stream mapping and SIPOC analysis
- Directing RFP development and responses from concept to contract execution
- Maintaining compliance in rapidly changing, highly regulated environments
Earned an MBA in Management from Golden Gate University and a BBA from the University of North Texas. I am Lean certified and a member of the Institute for Supply Management. I was instrumental in achieving several ISO accreditations and continue to advance my skills, recently completing courses on topics such as Price/Cost Analysis.
President, Outstanding Professionals Employment Network, 2010 to Present. Serve as elected leader of not for profit that is funded by the State of California Employment Development Department. Oversee administration, outreach, technical skills & training committees. Update by-laws to reflect market and member needs. Manage staff of 12.
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne / Boeing Rocketdyne / Rockwell Int'l Rocketdyne. Currently a $500M aerospace and defense giant, recently sold to GenCorp. Leveraged supply chain expertise, executive relationships and extensive vendor network to maintain on-time delivery and satisfaction through three acquisitions.
Regularly promoted to roles of greater impact and responsibility.
Manager, Supply Chain Support Service, 2009 to 2010. Selected to lead enterprise-wide SAP implementation. Liaised among Supply Management, Production Ops and IT to deliver 18-month project on time and to budget.
Manager, Material - General Procurement & Site Support, 2005 to 2009. Promoted to aggregate supply chain operations acquisition by Pratt & Whitney. Redefined policies, procedures, RFPs, and statements of work, integrating staff and Best Practices. Managed multi-site staff of 31 and $200M budget, supporting six sites in four states.
Procurement Analyst, 2000 to 2005. Directed strategic planning and implementation of supplier management and procurement online portal at Boeing Rocketdyne, supporting 100+ suppliers and thousands of annual transactions. Improved quality while increasing cycle times 25%.
Earlier: Project Advisor; Director, Material & General Procurement; Manager, Advanced Programs, Raw Material and Warehousing; Project Manager, Procurement / Implementation.
Additional: I am the Director of Processes & Administration and a Trainer for Entrepreneurs 4 Change, a nonprofit that provides business startup instruction and assistance to new entrepreneurs and veterans. I was a Captain in the US Air Force.
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