Results-driven, analytical, and hands-on professional, equipped with proven expertise in supply chain and logistics operations, tactical planning and implementation, and continuous process improvement within corporate and military settings. Adept at evaluating an organization’s management procedures; identifying deficiencies and potential opportunities; and integrating lean and 5s practices to boost productivity and enhance work performance, while driving business objectives. Recognized for outstanding global operational background; effective at building strategic cross-enterprise alliances, as well as negotiating and securing business deals. Proficient with Microsoft Office application, Fishbowl, DASF, and Teradata.
Oversee daily warehouse operations, including inventory control and management; as well as supply chain operations, that include communication and coordination with contract manufacturers for multiple custom engineering projects, as well as onboarding of new vendors and 3PL providers.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Marketing, Product Management, Engineering, and Manufacturing teams in administering product life cycle development.
Built and maintain strong communication with domestic and international vendors focused on continuous enhancement in documentations accuracy and vendor client communication, while initiating process and data-validation improvements in all product lines.
Initiate continuous process improvement through the use of Kaizen, RACI chart, and 5S methodology.
Drove efforts in generating $24K net savings in the first quarter with $100K annual projected savings by breaking down shipments based on weight and size.
Significantly minimized shipping expenses by determining and addressing flaws in negotiated rates with the company's carrier resulting in 50% increase in savings on ground shipment; 15% increase in international inbound shipments; and 5% increase on expedited shipments.
Pioneered the development of cycle counting, FIFO, vendor error management, and other inventory control methods aimed to enhance inventory accuracy; thus attaining inventory accuracy rating of over 89% from 54% previous accuracy within six months.
Served as a driving force to the successful accomplishment of the following:
Reduction of inventory error by 50%
Improvement of inventory accuracy from 60% to over 90%
Decrease in workforce by 20% while maintaining throughput
Enhancement of ground shipping with 50% savings
Recovery of $100K in shipping cost by assessing ship methods and practices