Alternate Terms: Project Management

Regional Supply Network of Not-For-Profit Health Care Providers

Served as program manager on effort to identify ways to increase supply network value outside traditional areas of sourcing and contracting. Led steering committee through initiative evaluation process. Assessed over 85 potential projects. Developed initiative profiles (including projected business cases) and prioritized finalists. Gained organizational approval and secured funding for moving forward with seven projects.

Initiated program implementation by identifying and securing required program, initiative and member resources, establishing project status reporting, gaining organization alignment on member participation requirements and scripting member communications. Participated in supplier selection and contract negotiation efforts for two pharmacy initiatives. Seven projects are expected to generate over $75M in member savings and $2.3M – $5.0M in supply network revenue annually.

Leading Supplier of Camera Bags and Accessories

Facilitated the design / start-up of a new distribution company that will serve as the sole supplier of products manufactured in China to customers located in 100+ countries throughout the world. Served as Project Manager for Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) ERP tool implementation, and led the development and implementation of all order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay processes required to support the new business.

Leading Canned Fruits & Vegetables Manufacturer and Distributor

Served as Director of Supply Chain Planning. Managed 21-person Department (including 7 direct reports) and $3.1M payroll. Accountable for customer service performance, demand forecasting, production planning and finished goods inventory management ($215M value) for entire division product line (2800 SKUs). Forecasted sales by SKU. Coordinated inventory replenishment activities among customer satisfaction, purchasing, plant operations, distribution centers and 3PL transportation providers. Directed movement of product from 12 internal production locations and 38 distributed manufacturers (12 offshore) to 8 DCs throughout the US.

Reduced finished goods by $33M (13%) while maintaining customer service performance. Improved SKU / DC forecast accuracy by 24%. Implemented Supply Chain Planner and Demand Fulfillment modules of i2 (now Blue Yonder) APS software, including surrounding processes and integration with JD Edwards (now Oracle) ERP software. Enhanced existing i2 (now Blue Yonder) Demand Planner implementation. Designed and implemented new allocation management process to facilitate cross-functional decision-making during periods of short supply. As a direct result, company is recognizing and deciding how to resolve short supply issues much earlier that in the past, resulting in improved customer satisfaction.

Leading US Mobile Network Operator

Conducted current state assessment of project management capabilities. Identified organization, process and IT gaps versus Program Management Office (PMO) leading practices.

Leading North American Provider of Repair and Maintenance Services for Electric Motors and Generators

Identified four procurement opportunities that will generate $3.2M+ in annual margin improvement. Kicked-off project that will generate largest margin increase (centralize coil set procurement). Developed RFQ for use on second largest project opportunity (strategically source medium voltage coil sets).

North America’s Leading Provider of Visual Marketing Products

Identified 20+ projects that will generate $3.3M in annual savings. For highest impact projects, identified benefits, effort, resource requirements and estimated project timing. Developed RFP for use on largest savings opportunity (strategically source SBS and TMP paperboard).