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Materials, Manufacturing or Project Mgmt Resume

Desired Industry: Biotech SpiderID: 5171
Desired Job Location: San Diego, California Date Posted: 1/27/2006
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: February 27, 2006
Desired Wage:
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: No

Highly motivated materials and manufacturing management professional with extensive experience in the biotechnology industry. Demonstrated ability to manage complicated projects and achieve desired results with an uncompromising commitment to quality and teamwork.

• Sales & Operations Planning
• Supply Chain Management
• Cost Analysis
• Supplier Management
• Strategic and Organizational Planning
• Continuous Improvement
• Team Problem Solving
• Project Management

Smith & Nephew Wound Management, La Jolla California 1996 to present
(formerly Advanced Tissue Sciences) $2 B Manufacturer of medical devices

Materials Management Director (05/97 to present)
Directed procurement, supplier management, production planning, inventory control, warehousing and distribution for tissue engineering business.
• Managed direct material cost reduction resulting in a 5% savings by increasing suppliers’ value-added activities, eliminating materials through process improvements, qualifying lower cost suppliers and negotiating lower prices.
• Qualified supplier of new technology. Implemented required controls and developed reliable manufacturing capability. Resulted in 30% performance improvement with strong favorable response from sales representatives and customers.
• Developed materials for project management training, demonstrated use of tools and led effort to apply techniques to critical company projects. Recommendations were accepted, resources were re-allocated and corporate goals were revised.
• Developed and implemented Quality Systems for purchasing controls and successfully led materials department through audits for FDA approval and ISO certifications.

Production & Inventory Control Manager (03/96 to 05/97)
Managed production planning, inventory control, receiving and shipping.
• Implemented MFG/PRO, an integrated resource planning system, in 6 months. Learned system capabilities and optimized processes for materials, manufacturing and distribution. Wrote procedures, executed validations and trained personnel.
• Developed MRP II course and trained 80% of the organization, then implemented a Sales and Operations Planning process and achieved 0 finished goods stock outs and minimal expired product since initiation.
• Designed system for shipping temperature sensitive products including facility layout, carrier interface and processing on computerized inventory system. Exceeded goal of 95% shipped on time for next day delivery.

Hybritech Incorporated, San Diego California 1985 to 1996
$150 M Manufacturer of medical devices

Materials Manager (01/94 to 01/96)
Managed 20 materials professionals and 60 products with annual raw material purchases of $7 million and service, construction and capital equipment purchases of $16 million.
• Reorganized purchasing and planning functions for more effective materials management resulting in a $1.6 million reduction in inventory, 30% reduction in personnel and $240,000 annual savings in obsolescence.
• Implemented a formal Sales & Operations Planning process which achieved a 10% reduction in total inventory value and a 50% improvement in product availability to customers.

Operations Project Manager (07/92 to 01/94)
Developed and implemented plan to realize "First to Market" strategy in Operations.
• Designed and conducted quality management training for over 300 employees. Course evaluations indicated training was of direct value to participants’ jobs.
• Using the ISO 9001 Quality Systems Model as an outline, managed effort to identify and correct areas of non-compliance to applicable GMPs to successfully pass an FDA inspection.

Manufacturing Manager (10/89 to 07/92)
Managed filling, labeling, packaging and equipment maintenance for in-vitro diagnostics products.
• Eliminated non-value added activities, streamlined work processes and introduced new technologies resulting in 20% reduction in complaints, 60% reduction in downtime, 25% reduction in set-up, 9% increase in performance to schedule and 30% increase in capacity utilization.
• Participated on and led teams to develop system improvements for Documentation, Change Management, Training and Career Development.

Manufacturing Supervisor (04/86 to 09/89)
Managed in-vivo antibody production and purification in a GMP environment.

Production Lead (4/85 to 4/86)
Set up and managed new in-vivo antibody production facility.

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
Leadership Excellence, Leadership Development Institute, St. Petersburg, FL
Global Supply Chain Management, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA
College courses in Logistics, Planning, Just-in-time and Purchasing
Advanced Statistical Process Control
Negotiation Strategy & Tactics

Institute for Supply Management (ISM), formerly NAPM

BIOCOM Purchasing Group

APICS, Association for Operations Management, Executive Director-2005, VP of Membership-2006

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