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Feb 2007Feb 2009


Executive Vice President, Operations Hetronics USA, 2007 to 2009. A $12M wireless industrial controls division. Managed staff of 50 with a $4.2M budget. Directed operations of U.S. manufacturing plant. Oversaw financial performance and reporting, sales, operations and service. Reported directly to the President.
Jun 2006Feb 2007


Vice President, Hetronics International, 2006 to 2007. A $70M international wireless industrial controls company. Directed exploration of opportunities in China to open new division focusing on cable assembly and distribution to global Hetronics offices. Developed and integrated material reporting website tied to company sites and business systems. Identified items and on-hand product availability for the purpose of intra-company material transfers


Material Manager / Business Analyst, Construction Forms, Inc., 2005 to 2006. A $30M material handling and construction company. Directed staff of 15. Managed purchasing, warehousing, shipping, receiving, IT, production and inventory control


Materials Manager, MTI Electronics, 2002 to 2005. A $20M electronics manufacturer of circuit boards and box builds. Managed team of 25 with a $3.5M budget. Directed materials management and purchasing department. Oversaw warehousing, shipping, receiving and network systems.


Seritis Corporation
Project Manager / Business Analyst, Seritis, 2000 to 2002. A $10M financial and software consulting company. Integrated back office Legacy system to web fulfillment, materials management and distribution software. Orchestrated requirements gathering through final software testing, training and implementation.
Apr 1996May 2000

Director of Materials

Electromotive Systems Inc.
Director of Materials responsible for managing Purchasing, Warehouse, Receiving, Shipping, Staging, Production & Inventory Control ,Scheduling and Quality. Re-organized warehouse, parts fulfillment, shipping, floor stock, and implemented VMI programs Accomplishments: • Increased warehouse capacity by 30% through racking, aisle, and storage container changes • Implemented kan-ban tracking program for high volume assembly operation • Implemented “Vendor Managed Inventory” (VMI) which reduced inventory holdings by 10%
Jan 1987Apr 1996

Engineering Services Supervisor

Formalize processes and implement New Product introductions, Engineering Changes, Labor Routing generation, time studies, standard pricing, scheduling, purchasing, and inventory control coordination and obsolescence disposition. Accomplishements: • Design/Implement Change Management process • Established obsolescence/salvage procedure to reduce inventory by 20% • Establishment of labor rates for operations in manufacturing to improve cost controls • Developed, documented and trained documentation control and change management • Developed routing model program to standardize assembly operations • Recipient of Masters Cup award for improvements in Configuration Management processes • Generated sales release/configuration documentation for ISO 9000 compliance effort




Cardinal Stritch University



Barb Capron

Barb is now retired.

Paul Nowak

Tom Hoyt

Don Schneider


To energize manufacturing operations by utilizing my experience and track record enhancing purchasing operations, production planning, materials management, inventory control, forecasting, labor/routing execution, engineering change execution, and configuration management. My experience spans between supply chain/materials, business systems and managing complete manufacturing business units.  I also have project management experience, which enables me to deliver critical projects on time, and within budget.


University of Wisconsin - Madison

Introduction of New Products and Product Changes

Capacity Planning and Shop Floor Control

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Engineering Documentation Control

National Education Training Group (NETG) COURSES

Configuration Management

Work Center Management

Bills of Materials

Microsoft training

New Horizons:

Microsoft Access – Advanced

Microsoft Excel – Advanced

Microsoft Project – Advanced

Microsoft Word - Advanced


Director - Operations P&L / Budgeting & Forecasting / CPI / Materials Management / Purchasing / CRM / ISO 9000 / Lean Expense Control / Inventory & Control Systems / International Sourcing / Supply Chain / Multi-site As a dynamic operations professional, I have managed all day-to-day operations for companies across diverse industries. By enhancing efficiencies, I improved revenue generation, increased profitability and established cost controls. My experience includes global supply chain management during both growth and downsizing cycles. * Improving operational efficiencies * Reducing costs and enhancing performance * Delivering quality products * Managing organizations through dramatic changes * Experience in domestic and international business I am an action-oriented and hands-on problem solver that motivates individual contributors into high performing teams. I am also highly competitive, self motivated and personable. In addition, I am innovative, imaginative, energetic, resourceful and reliable. I have a BS in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.