Promoted by this leading technology company to guide the consolidation of two businesses and a JV company into a global enterprise with annual revenue > $600M.Tasked to improve operational performance and eliminate excess cost associated with several struggling aircraft systems integration, modification and depot maintenance programs. Operational responsibility for +800k ft2 manufacturing & MRO facility. Principal Officer for Lockheed Martin Aircraft Services International, Lockheed Martin Middle East Services, Lockheed Martin Logistics Management and Lockheed Martin Logistics Services.
·Restructured organization, consolidated resources and reduced production and warehouse footprint to eliminate >$9.5M in overhead expense.
·Leveraged internal capabilities to create a $100M supply chain services business.
·Captured 10-year, $750M supply chain contract.
·Rescued the C-5 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) kitting and installation project that was struggling with excessive cost overruns and in jeopardy of impacting delivery performance and overall program continuation.
oDeployed appropriate resources to ensure on-time delivery of the first and all subsequent aircraft.
oInstalled new program leadership, implemented effective planning and project controls, and developed streamlined installation and supply chain management processes to reduce cycle time and cost ultimately reversing cost overruns and realizing a budget surplus.
·Dramatically improved P-3 Phased Depot Maintenance (PDM) and Structural Modification Installation Program (SMIP) operational and financial performance by creating a customer focused, program-centric organization, realigning plant layout, and implementing lean process flows to achieve > 40% reduction in cycle time and cost.
·Breathed new life into a failing systems integration and modification program for Gulfstream G-550 aircraft experiencing a 100% cost overrun and more than one-year behind schedule.Got the program on-track, restored customer relationships, and recovered millions in financial write-offs resulting in the successful delivery of Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA) to the Israeli Air Force.
·Restored customer confidence and mitigated financial losses by successfully completing and closing out several troubled programs such as the Pakistan C-130 Overhaul and Modernization Program and USAF C-130 Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR).
·Expanded business base to win external manufacturing, MRO, and logistics support contracts yielding over 20% ROS. Projects included USAF C-130 Unscheduled Depot Level Maintenance (UDLM), USAF F-16 On Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS), Oman F-16 Contractor Logistics Support (CLS), Philippine C-130 Programmed Depot Maintenance, et al.
·Selected by the US Navy to provide Lean/Sigma training to senior leadership within the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and consulting services for Lean/Sigma process implementation at Navy Depot facilities.