Oerlikon Drive Systems (Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield) is a leading provider of gear, drive and shifting solutions. A global manufacturer with 10 manufacturing locations in Italy, China, US and India, and over 5000 employees. Oerlikon Drive Systems’ products are used in agriculture, construction, energy and mining, and transportation industry. Excellent manufacturing, engineering and innovative expertise have made Oerlikon the global drive systems supplier of high-tech solutions in all mobility markets for over 90 years.
Report to Vice-President Operations Oerlikon Drive Systems, Americas. Responsible for the management of the Materials Department; including production planning, scheduling, S&OP planning, department budget, and delivery metrics.
- Developed Division Vision and Goals associated with On-Time Delivery and Past Due order position. Effectively implemented from CEO to shop floor employees.
- Improved raw material inventory accuracy from 70% to 95% through improved business processes; including receiving, stocking, consumption, and material handling controls.
- Created, implemented and managed production planning processes; improved operations utilization, operations productivity, customer service and on-time delivery. Improved OTD by 14 percentage points to 99% from 85%. Improved past due position by 74%.
- Lead the Materials Department from a functional to a matrix organizational structure.