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Purchasing / Facilities Management Professional Strategic thinker able to understand complex concepts, identify key issues and develop

solutions to leverage opportunities or solve problems. Proven record of resolving difficult production-based problems to boost through put while maintaining cost-effectiveness. Able to prioritize effectively, multi-task and achieve objectives on time and w ithin budget. Highly effective leader skilled at motivating teams to produce positive results while meeting deadlines. Proficient communicator able to establish rapport with individuals and groups a t all organizational levels. Skills Business Planning and Management Process Improvement Maintenance System Improvement V improves production throughput Cost Containme nt Focus Group & Market Research Creative Team Leadership Budget Development and Management Building and Training Cross-Functional Teams Evaluation and Resolution of Manufacturing and Quality Problems Professional Experience CHRYSLER GROUP LLC - VIPER, Detroit, MI Purchasing, Facilities and Environmental Director, 07.07 to 07.10 Experienced in all aspects of Procurement and Supply including Purchase Orders, Requisitions and Releases. Achieved high level of interaction with over 300 dome stic and foreign suppliers. Direct bi-monthly meetings with suppliers, engineers , purchasing managers and vendor schedulers. Spearheaded supplier contract negot iations and monitored their implementation to ensure ongoing cost deliverables w ere met. Manage facilities and Skilled Trades forecasting jobs and daily activit ies. Successfully passed all Environmental Audits and QS 9000 certification aud its with no major findings. Selected Accomplishments: Improved purchasing processes to save machine/facility costs. Collaborated with engineers to develop specifications for equipment and substitute equipment. Thi s achieved savings of $180K in repair costs. Spearheaded environmental solutions. Located resources at other facilities for use and bartered out-of-service equipment for trade. This resulted in improved cost savings of 15% in year one and $122K annually over the next 2 years. CHRYSLER, LLC V MACK COMPLEX, Detroit, MI Maintenance/Production Supervisor, 07.00 to 06.07 Coach production and skilled trades team leaders, provide necessary tools and i mplementing SQDCM principles. Engineered and implemented field changes, coordina ting with operations to develop fluid processes. Serve as liaison between engine ering and suppliers for quality planning, procedure audits and documentation rev iews Selected Accomplishments: Managed skilled trades to ensure top results. This resulted in saving the Mack 2 Engine Facility $70,000 in a single transfer bar rebuild campaign. Participated in make vs. buy decisions and identified products that can be purc hased for less than the cost of manufacturing them in-house. This resulted in sa ving $48,000 ________________________________________

CHRYSLER CORPORATION - MOUND ROAD ENGINE, Detroit, MI Maintenance Supervisor, 05.99 to 06.00 Managed a team of 46 Skilled Tradesmen. Responsible for manufacturing equipment and managing processes of an 80 year old facility. Limited resources and antiqu ated equipment supplied abundance of creative collaborations between Skilled Tra des and Management with effective results. CHRYSLER CORPORATION - MOUND ROAD ENGINE, Detroit, MI Pipefitter, 01.95 to 05.97 UAW member - supporting production operations and repairing equipment as necessa ry. Lead Union Safety Team member as well as recycling team innovator. PLUMBERS LOCAL 98, Detroit, MI Pipefitter, 09.84 to 12.94 Journeyman Plumber Education BAKER COLLEGE V CENTER FOR GRADUATE STUDIES, AUBURN HILLS, MI Masters in Business Administration V International Management BAKER COLLEGE, AUBURN HILLS, MI BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Major: International Business