Executive VP, Supply Chain Management
Responsible for all supply chain activities, component manufacturing operations and the in-stock cabinetry business. Promoted from Senior Vice President in August 2007 and given additional responsibility of four component manufacturing facilities and the in-stock cabinet business, a five facility, $100M/yr business selling in-stock cabinetry to home centers, builders and independent dealers. Key member of executive leadership team covering all areas of strategy development. Report to President and direct a staff of 8 direct and over 500 indirect.
- In-Stock Cabinet Business: Successfully maintaining high levels of service, quality and fill rate to home center customers.Championing efforts to exploit new opportunity in the opening-price-point builder-direct, multi-family, and home center in-stock markets.Successfully brought on additional home center customers, resulting in a 20% increase in revenue. Improving lean supply chain and variable distribution capacity models to drive operational efficiency despite volume fluctuations and increases in manufacturing complexities. Evaluated, recommended and executed the closure of the Atlanta distribution facility.
- Component Operations: Led optimization/turn-around of Mexican door production facility which had fallen behind start-up expectations.Reengineered miter door production to ensure equipment capability aligns with investment case expectations. Started a second production shift to accelerate in-sourcing from higher-cost domestic suppliers and drive volume efficiencies.Successfully improved costs by over 30% prior to closing the facility due to low market demand.Evaluating lamination operations capacities and production locations to optimize supply chain economics.Evaluated, recommended and executed the closure of a dimension component production facility and drove savings through component outsourcing activities.Implemented balanced scorecard reporting for all component operations.