Manufacturing Executive -President, VP, GM (93288) / MULTI-PLANT- MULTI INDUSTRY GLOBAL OPERATIONS

There are few things in life that are a sure bet!  That being said, this is one extraordinary Game Changing talent that you can take this to the BANK!  We have connected with a GM / Senior Operations Executive / Change Agent with an exceptional track record of manufacturing excellence across several sectors.  He is an accomplished, results-driven global Senior Business & Operations Executive with full P&L responsibility for multi-site worldwide manufacturing operations in North & South Americas, and Europe with high volume process and engineered product manufacturing businesses. He has managed both small and large manufacturing teams up to 2500.  He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has an MBA; a Masters in Mechanical Engineering; and a Masters in Finance.

 

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VP Sales & Marketing (74037) OEM / Tier 1, 2 / Automotive / Heavy Truck / Remanufacturing / Operations / Sales

Manufacturing Executive -President, VP, GM (93288) / MULTI-PLANT- MULTI INDUSTRY GLOBAL OPERATIONS

  • Operational Excellence / Toyota Production System: Increased OTD from 47% to 95%, improved product quality by 67% and delivered significant operating cost reductions by implementing Operational Excellence (OPEX) methodology, Toyota Production and Alcoa Business Systems in the KPI-driven culture.
  • Market Expansion: Captured $100M+ of a new domestic and international business (United States, Canada, Europe, China, Russia, Mexico, and Brazil), increased customer base, & market share on the global footprint by elevating brand awareness, improving deliveries, establishing key strategic & distributor relationships.
  • Completed a full assessment of the multi-plant asset and presented a 3-yr Strategic Plan aimed at significant re-focusing of the business and targeting 40% growth during the planned period.
  • Turn-around and a complete reorganization of business operations with high production cost and low quality.
  • Shed an unprofitable business unit and posted positive Cash Flow & Operating Profit after four months upon leading the business transformation. Repositioned the business into four key growth platforms.
  • Achieved record sales increase by 25.3% and improved gross profit from 42.3% to 54.5% in a 14-month period through optimizing cost structure, improving estimation, and consolidating the 1,300-account customer base.
  • Introduced Lean Manufacturing methodologies & Kaizen workshops and personnel training.  Leadership in conducting 32 Kaizen events resulting in reduced operating costs by $180K and improved productivity by 10%.
  • EBIT Improvements – Realized Operating Profit (EBIT) growth of 26% from 2014 through reduction of operating expenses, fiscal discipline, detailed actions, and company-wide KPI metrics.
  • Lean Manufacturing & TPS Champion – Productivity gain achieved (Year/%): (2014/Baseline: 15/+7%, 16/+10%) through Standardized Work, Variance Analysis, Error-Proofing, Quick Changeover, and employee involvement.
  • Improved EBIT from 20.5% to 24.6% despite increasing expenses (materials, labor, and chemical disposal costs) by instilling Operational Excellence principles into organizational culture and promoting personal accountability.
  • Delivered overdue backlog reduction from $6MM to $700K within one fiscal year, improved OTD from 76% to 95% and reduced Cost of Failure Quality (scrap, rework, warranty and repair) by 53% or $980K in hard savings.
  • Realized $2.7MM in cost savings and improved ROI by 25% over a four-year period through strategic BATNA contract negotiation of terms/prices with existing suppliers/vendors, & supplier partnership initiatives for castings.
  • Achieved a record sales increase by 14.3% and improved gross profit from 42.3% to 54.5% in a 14-month period
  • EBIT improvements (Year/Sales/EBIT): 09/42/21.8%, 10/48/23.5%, 11/57/25.6%, 12/72/26.4%, 13/83/23.1%, 14/92/22.4%.
  • Provided critical leadership in revenue growth from $39M to $92M+ through strategic planning, aggressive turnaround, timely execution, organic growth, processes, and systems optimization
  • Improved working capital by 27% and inventory turns by 60%

FORMAL EDUCATION:

MBA/MPM, Keller Graduate School of Business Management, Irvine, CA,
Masters Mechanical Engineering (Minor: Economics)
CSSBB, Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ
CFA, Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis

Harvard Business School (HBS) – Executive Education for Senior Executives, Boston, MA, (Leadership for Senior Executives, Risk Management for Corporate Leaders, Strategic Negotiations & International Deals)

Professional Training

• Dale Carnegie Course
• CPA Program
• PCM Productivity thru Process Control
• Implementing ABCA and ABL
• Driving Business Performance with Metrics
• Executive Leadership Forum
• Effective Mill Manager Seminar
• Operational Excellence
• Management Action Planning (MAP) Training
• The Balanced Scorecard
• Measurement-Based Management
• Business Seminar for Executives
• Kaizen/TPM Training – TPS/ABS Training – Lean Manufacturing at Alcoa
• Lean Concepts Seminar
• FAA Quality Auditor Training
• SPC Statistical Process Control Training
• Error Proofing / Theory of Constraints
• OSHA, Fire Ext & Hazmat Seminar