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Jun 2007Sep 2008

Divisional Materials Manager

Responsible for all aspects of materials flow and control for the Industrial Components business and four of the major manufacturing facilities worldwide.  This included the management of production and procurement of all global finished goods, production and procurement planning, inventory management and optimization, and Sales and Operations Planning for the Business unit.  All aspects of production and inventory management from New product Introduction, Master Scheduling, and E&O management was required.

Aug 2006Jun 2007

Sales and Operations Planning Program Manager

This newly created position was to develop and implement a corporate wide S&OP process across all manufacturing facilities and within all business units and divisions.  This required education of the process at all levels of the organization, gaining the support and buy-in from the executive leaders, developing the tools required to run the program and developing an implementation process with standardized policies and procedures.

Jan 1999Aug 2006

Production and Inventory Control Manager

Pentair, Inc.

Pump Division was formerly Sta-Rite Industries covering all water handling operations and divisions.Responsible for all aspects of production planning, operational forecasting and budgeting, inventory control and accuracy, material receiving, warehousing, and movement between local plants, and inter plant traffic.Owned all production and inventory control and operational processes; managed a staff of 5 analysts and coordinators, 5 full-time cycle counters, 11 shipping, receiving, material handling specialists and 2 truck driver; and was responsible for a $1.4 Million operational budget Locally and had direction of all production and inventory activities globally for three facilities worldwide.

Dec 1996Dec 1998

Logistics Manager

Responsible for all shipping and receiving activities managing 8 shipping and receiving personnel in a union environment, all in-bound and out-bound traffic domestic and international, and master scheduled the supply of raw materials procured from the foreign subsidiaries.


Sep 1986May 1990

Bachelors of Science

Multi Year Letter winner - Football and Track

Track Captain


  • Developing and managing Materials planning, procurement, scheduling and inventory management teams utilizing
    • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Master Scheduling
    • Inventory Optimization
    • Proper procurement policy deployment to manage and optimize the objectives of the organization.
  • I have participated in multiple ERP system deployments with the most experience using SAP (since 2001) - Utilizing APO and the many LIS, SIS, MM and PP modules
  • I am strong with Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office tools
  • I have either developed or led Materials/Supply Chain teams on a global platform within the Europe, North and Central America, and Asia.


As a Materials/Supply Chain Manager with 18 years of experience, I am looking for manufacturing companies within the South Eastern Region of Wisconsin within any industry that are looking to utilize my strengths and experience to improve their supply chain capabilities and bottom line.


Coaching Football, Wrestling, and Track



Sep 2008Present

Supply Chain Management

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Oct 1995Present


Jun 1994Present

Certified in Demand Flow Technology

School of Demand Flow