DAVID L.

PORTER
lylamae@att.net  (502) 241-4578

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OPERATIONS & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
Professional Headline Strategic and results-driven Operations & Logistics Management Professional with experience delivering effective process improvements; building efficient, performance-oriented teams; and driving profitable solutions within competitive, rapidly evolving environments. Leverages strong project management skills and business acumen to enhance operational productivity and team functionality. Expert communicator with expertise in logistics, facilities management, supply chain management, manufacturing and plant environments, HR functions, financial analysis, and contract and acquisition management. Passionate drive to pursue continuous process, personnel, and operational efficiency improvements effecting positive organizational change.
Areas of expertise: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT –– LOGISTICS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT-SAFETY- MATERIALS MANAGEMENT-PLANT & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT – MANUFACTURING – STRATEGIC PLANNING – PROCESS IMPROVEMENT– ENVIRONMENTAL & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE – CONTRACTING – TEAM LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT – PROJECT MANAGEMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE – ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT – CAPITAL EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT – SMALL & LARGE PURCHASES – HR MANAGEMENT PLANT RELOCATION – NEEDS ASSESSMENT – LEASE NEGOTIATIONS – CONSTRUCTION – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

P ROFESSIONAL E XPE RIENCE
BAE SYSTEMS – Louisville, KY
Multinational defense, security, and aerospace company. 1996 to July 2013

FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE MANAGER
Direct and develop all operational functions including maintaining all complex capital equipment, supporting production schedules, facilities maintenance, required plant relocations, and setting up new production lines. Oversee two engineers and ten employees that report directly. Lead multi-disciplinary teams responsible for creating key business plans, production schedules, contract specifications, building modifications, and budgets. Maintain environment compliance while reducing operating costs and coaching and evaluation environmental professionals. Identify and implement systems to enhance operational quality and sustain crucial safety standards. Spearhead lease negotiations and work cross-functionally with legal team to secure contracts and identify issues. Upgrade equipment, policies and procedures, technology, specifications, and vendor selection to ensure a progressive and upward trajectory in operations production. Reduced CPSF 50% and saved $17M in project costs without interfering with contract deliveries. Consolidated manufacturing space and lowered usage from 1.2Msqf to 650Ksqf. Decreased electrical usage 7%, natural gas consumption 68%, and recycled 80% of all waste despite increased production. Achieved and maintained certification for ISO 14001 (Environmental), 18001 (Safety, Health, and Environmental), and ISO 9000 (Quality), meeting all US Navy contractual requirements, and achieved Safety Maturity Level 5. Passed surprise EPA inspection with zero findings or violations, maintaining ISO 14001 and 18001 certification. Successfully relocated and integrated classified production program ($3M) and large industrial equipment from MN to KY on time and within budget, without a loss of production. Re-designed HVAC and power distribution, and installed epoxy floor system. Achieved 20-year lease at a reduced cost of $13M, enabling company to keep CPSF low and maintain competitive edge. Negotiated pricing and terms for capital equipment ($10M) in compliance with all import and export regulations, allowing company to sustain production levels with improved operational efficiency. Led team responsible for establishing five-year execution plan.

DAVID L. PORTER  lylamae@att.net  (502)241-4578
Additional Experience Continued…

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A DDITIONAL E XPERI ENCE – U NITED S TATES N AVY
Progressed rapidly through a series of increasingly responsible operational supply officer roles including Commanding Officer Naval Industrial Facility, Commander Defense Contract Management Office, Director of Material and Supply, and Materials Procurement Officer. Logistics Management, Material Planning and Acquisition Direct and develop all operational policies and procedures to support purchasing, contract negotiations and warehousing operations in a manufacturing and distribution center environment. Responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy, establishing and meeting budgets, root cause analysis to correct inventory errors and improve processes, setting procurement policies and procedures to ensure availability of required material. Responsible for negotiating and administering multmillion dollar contracts, negotiating and managing service contracts, setting policies and procedures for small purchases in a manufacturing environment. Selected US Navy Achievements: Responsible for all aspects of the safe and efficient operation of a major industrial facility employing 1.3K civilian and military workers. Oversaw $2.2B in defense contracts and the administration, training and performance of 83 contract professionals. Managed 100K+ line items, 14 military and 77 civilian personnel, and a budget of $2.7M with seven major warehouses encompassing 500Ksqf of storage space. Improved on time performance by 98%, doubled inventory accuracy for subsistence items, and maintained location accuracy of 99.2%. Supervised and trained 29 contracting professionals.

E DUCA TION & C ERTI FICATIONS
Master of Arts in Strategic Studies – Naval War College – Newport, RI Master of Science in Management (contracting) – Naval Post Graduate School – Monterey, CA Bachelor of Arts in Geology – University of Louisville – Louisville, KY