Dynamic Executive who leverages skills spanning global operations, P&L, business/market development, brand/product management and launch and strategic planning to maximize revenue and profits. Extensive expertise in Operations, JIT, Supply Chain and Engineering. •Captured $215+ million in savings with effective business solutions and process improvements. •Pivotal role in launch that drove 3-fold increase in aftertax income (to $200 million) and $65 million profit. •Led initiatives that boosted Canadian division's revenue 15%, margins 4% in 1st year; doubled capacity in year 2. Results-oriented leader adept at building solid operational infrastructures that maximize revenue and profit. •Propelled $11 million revenue growth and increased gross margins 5% by improving product mix and capacity. •Built strategic alliances that improved brand recognition and increased Canadian operation’s revenue $2 million in 1 year. •Reliability Center Maintenance program development and implementation with annual savings $8.5 million. Strategic thinker who establishes programs and plans that achieve corporate goals. •Pivotal player in global launch that became top brand; supported 33% of $500 million annual worldwide capacity. •Orchestrated plan that contributed $13.5 million in profit in a heavily oversold market. Astute communicator and problem solver who excels at pinpointing needs and devising profitable, foward-thinking solutions. •Strategized elimination of product line with limited potential; salvaging $200 million capital investment. •Negotiated 3-year labor contract that carved $2.5 million from operating expense. •Improved safety performance 66%, doubled margins and integrated supply chain of 20+ locations, saving $1 million. •Cut costs $6 million and reduced cycle time 50%, took plant from 80% capacity to 100% within 15 months
Dec 2008 - Present
Vice President - Manufacturing
•Senior leadership role responsible for operations of a six-plant manufacturing division for global durable products manufacturer. •Change agent for accelerating performance and business impact via continuouse improvement methodolgies including 6 Sigma, Lean Mfg, Intergrated Supply Chain and Stage Gate New Product Development.
Nov 1998 - Present
McNeil Enterprises, Inc
Absentee owner of self managed "S" corporation -Design, sale and service organization providing customized engineering solutions -Focus on industrial and mobile hydraulics industry -Full line offering for pnuematic and compressed air systems
Feb 2006 - Nov 2008
Director of Operations
•Senior leadership role for all functions of eight (8) polymer/fiber extrusion plants for a Fortune 300 floor covering market leader. Assets include largest bottle recycle operations in the world, organization includes technical, quality, supply chain, etc •Catalyst for creating and implementing all aspects of “operating discipline” i.e. “world class manufacturing” in 24/7 continuous process environment
Jun 2004 - Feb 2006
Director of Engineering
�Leadership role for all engineering and maintenance resources (Annual Budget $32 million) supporting nine (9) plant operations for a Fortune 300 floor covering market leader. �Champion of corporate Reliability Center Maintenance program development and implementation with annual savings $8.5 million. �Project leader for largest expansion in company history - Capital budget $35 million
Mar 1980 - May 2004
Senior Vice President - Operations
•Develops and implements organizational strategies for national operations team of $450 million commercial business unit. •Responsible for driving cultural shift that ensured success of 20 newly acquired manufacturing sites. •Led initiative that doubled profit margins in 1st year.