Effective and accomplished as a manager, I am a versatile, experienced and hands-on inventory professional with proven success in a wide variety of management roles in diverse industries. Skilled in intergrating cross departmental functions to achieve strategic goals. An effective leader and cost-effective problem-solver. Proven results in training, teambuilding, product development,marketing/sales support and the continuous improvement of key manufacturing processes. Proven track record in creating an organized, effective and accurate workforce and manufacturing system.Selected Professional Accomplishments Production/Inventory Management
-As production manager - controlled the Bills of Materials (BOM's), scheduling, workflow, and Work in Progress and labor costs of 66 personnel through 7 diverse workshops producing 3 distinct product lines.
-Worked with leads to coordinate the implementation of capital equipment with production requirements looking towards best use practices.
-Coordinated with leads to ensure a timely and successful MRP/MRPII/Planning and work/labor tracking (SAP) computer system upgrade with minimum disruption.
-As inventory manager - liaised with departmental leads to implement the tools and measures necessary to improve productivity and customer satisfaction. Achieved a delivery success rate in excess of 95% (from 11%) in less than 1 year.
- Analyzed data and formulated plans to reduce inventory holdings and waste to an acceptable level whilst still achieving delivery time (reduced inventory holdings by $2MM).
-As scheduler - planned, produced and distributed works orders and schedules for all 7 workshops.
-As an inventory control instructor in the Navy I worked to turn my students into effective stores accountants/logisticians able to immediately settle into their positions wherever they are sent.
-As a Senior Instructor I was given the opportunity to write many of the test and advancement papers to bring them in line with the ever changing requirements of the fleet.
-As a manager consider it my duty to develop and encourage my staff to look to advance themselves in the company and feel this to be of paramount importance to the retention of staff.