Internship Student (during senior year of High School) @ Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Along with multiple project work, my main responsibility was to transfer and organize hard copy prints, project plans, and documents into soft copy documentation. This initiative helped secure intellectual property, and also created valuable storage space in the company's Emergency Records Center. From September...
Internship Student (during senior year of High School) @ Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Along with multiple project work, my main responsibility was to transfer and organize hard copy prints, project plans, and documents into soft copy documentation. This initiative helped secure intellectual property, and also created valuable storage space in the company's Emergency Records Center. From September 2004 to June 2005 (10 months) Covert, MISupply Chain Management Intern - Project Lead @ John Deere Worked with the Container Management Team to install Active RFID onto part specific racks throughout 15 different supply chains. Developed understanding of the capabilities, functionality, and restrictions of RFID technology. Assisted in the development and improvement of a web tool used to view container/rack location status throughout the supply chain to allow for visibility and increased end user satisfaction. From May 2009 to September 2009 (5 months) Waterloo, Iowa AreaGlobal Logistics & Packaging Intern @ Delphi Automotive Systems Analyzed indirect purchasing databases on a global (cross-divisional) level to identify potential cost saving opportunities. Implemented over 375,000 in cost savings opportunities within 3 months. Developed new process to evaluate robust packaging and design more cost effective solutions. Created a unique Access database that allowed for quicker and easier data mining for the indirect and logistics departments. From May 2008 to September 2008 (5 months) Supply Chain Management Student Analyst @ Dana Incorporated I worked on a team project to research cost alternative solutions to packaging and expediting the company's large axles throughout a closed loop. As a team of three, we were able to discover more cost efficient packaging solutions, as well as establish a pallet reusal program that decreased the cost to ship one pallet from $39/pallet to $21/pallet. From January 2009 to April 2009 (4 months) Project Manager - Global Strategic Sourcing @ Whirlpool Corporation Responsible for leading cross-functional teams in executing multiple supplier transitions without supply chain disruptions. Lead VA/VE workshops to generate cost reduction and quality improvement projects, accelerating ideation to execution (>$4M YoY annualized savings executed)Provide ongoing mentorship and coaching to associate buyers while measuring development progress through indirect KPIsStrategically reduce supplier base for future programs strengthening long term relationships while exceeding annual productivity targets. From March 2018 to August 2018 (6 months) Benton Harbor, Michigan AreaSenior Global Strategic Sourcing Specialist @ Whirlpool Corporation Manage > $230M in annualized spend. Responsible for creating, enriching, and driving strategic sourcing strategies, commercial negotiations, and partnering with domestic and global suppliers to deliver quality parts on time and at best total landed cost. Commodity Management responsibilities include Metal Components, Zinc and Aluminum Die Casting, Decorative Stampings and fabrication, Complex Hinge mechanisms, and Ball Bearing Slides for all factories in the North American Region. Supporting all business categories including Cooking, Refrigeration, Laundry, Dish, and KitchenAid Small Appliances. From May 2015 to March 2018 (2 years 11 months) Benton Harbor, Michigan AreaProduction Supervisor / International Sourcing Specialist/ PowerTrain & Engine Warranty Team Leader @ John Deere Production Module Leader (Production Supervisor) for new product development programs driving on time launch activities including PPAP completion activities, production employee resource alignment, and driving continuous improvement initiatives to build robust standard operating procedures for production launch.Global Tactical/ Strategic Sourcing and Materials Management responsibilities for approximately $50M annualized spend for commodities including heavy assemblies (axles, transfer cases, gear boxes, etc), rubber moldings, isolators, fiberglass, and hardware. Managed sourcing relationship with International and Joint Venture suppliersWarranty Team Leader for the "Powertrain & Engine" Articulating Dump Truck production team. I lead a team that consisted of engineering (design, quality, manufacturing), cost management, and product development to review vehicle warranty claims, then develop and prioritize strategies and projects to address and resolve problems directly experienced by our customers and dealers.Selected by management as a factory representative to assist in the process improvement of the Construction and Forestry's High Risk Supplier Review Process.Successfully led multiple challenging high impact resourcing projects that led to improved delivery, quality, flexibility, capacity, lead time, and cost reduction.Participated in CAG/DAG (Customer & Dealer Advocate Groups) to collect valuable customer and dealer input on the John Deere products compared to our competitors. Certified Level 1 Operator for Articulated Dump Trucks.Mentor in the John Deere Mentoring System to 4 new employees in supply management.Serve as Supply Management Representative on the Continuous Improvement (CI) team to consistently review and build upon ideas that improve safety, manufacturing cycle times, quality, and performance. Establishing strong relationships and contributing to the success and synergy amongst the salaried and union workforce. From December 2013 to May 2015 (1 year 6 months) Davenport, Iowa AreaSupply Management Specialist @ John Deere Managed the day to day supplier relationship with the John Deere Harvester Works factory's tire and wheel mounting supplier. Ensured accurate requirements being communicated via EDI Manage department inventory to ensure adequate supply available for shipping combines directly to our customers and dealerships on time. Team Leader for the factory Supply Management's supplier performance review team. Organized and executed Order Fulfillment Risk Assessments (OFRA) with poor performing suppliers. Developed relationship and understanding with supplier to construct short-term and long-term action plans for the supplier and John Deere to drive improvement in delivery, quality, and capacity.Served as Supply Management liaison with the factory shipping department's Continuous Improvement team, utilizing lean and six sigma techniques to implement solutions to improve safety, delivery, quality, kitting, and manufacturing issues.Gained experienced developing a project charter, and organized a global team of supply management, order fulfillment, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, technical support, and logistics to investigate a high impact cost reduction opportunity. From January 2012 to December 2013 (2 years) East Moline, ILChemistry Dept - Procurement Clerk @ Western Michigan University Lead sourcing activities for chemistry department and classroom needs.Served as front office administrator, processed expense reports, and facilitated communication and meetings between professors and students. From September 2006 to February 2008 (1 year 6 months) Kalamazoo, Michigan AreaSupply Operations Manager @ Whirlpool Corporation Strategic proactive management of injection mold supply base capacity utilization planning, business case justification of capital/expense funds for MOB/ RTB, and cross functionally drive expedited resolution of purchased part availability issues. Benton Harbor, Michigan, United StatesCommodity Manager - Global Strategic Sourcing @ Whirlpool Corporation From August 2018 to July 2020 (2 years) Benton Harbor, Michigan AreaInventory Optimization Analyst @ John Deere Identified and analyzed high dollar surplus inventory at the World Wide Parts Distribution Center and find creative ways to re-disposition and expedite parts to increase inventory turns, while still maintaining high order fill percentage goals. Collaborate with world-wide functions of Service Parts Management and Engineering at the John Deere factories to establish One Voice on Inventory Optimization solutions. Minimized significant waste by compiling upstream feedback benefits of service part commonization and interchangeability to engineering teams working in New Part Creation stage to improve total landed life cycle costs/wastes. From June 2010 to December 2011 (1 year 7 months) Milan, Illinois
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
Internship Student (during senior year of High School)
September 2004 to June 2005
Supply Chain Management Intern - Project Lead
May 2009 to September 2009
Waterloo, Iowa Area
Delphi Automotive Systems
Global Logistics & Packaging Intern
May 2008 to September 2008
Supply Chain Management Student Analyst
January 2009 to April 2009
Project Manager - Global Strategic Sourcing
March 2018 to August 2018
Benton Harbor, Michigan Area
Senior Global Strategic Sourcing Specialist
May 2015 to March 2018
Benton Harbor, Michigan Area
Production Supervisor / International Sourcing Specialist/ PowerTrain & Engine Warranty Team Leader
December 2013 to May 2015
Davenport, Iowa Area
Supply Management Specialist
January 2012 to December 2013
East Moline, IL
Western Michigan University
Chemistry Dept - Procurement Clerk
September 2006 to February 2008
Kalamazoo, Michigan Area
Supply Operations Manager
Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Commodity Manager - Global Strategic Sourcing
August 2018 to July 2020
Benton Harbor, Michigan Area
Inventory Optimization Analyst
June 2010 to December 2011
Along with multiple project work, my main responsibility was to transfer and organize hard copy prints, project plans, and documents into soft copy documentation. This initiative helped secure intellectual property, and also created valuable storage space in the company's Emergency Records Center. Along with multiple project work, my main responsibility was to transfer and organize hard copy prints, project plans, and documents into soft copy documentation. This initiative helped secure intellectual property, and also created valuable storage space in the company's Emergency Records Center.
What company does Adam Taylor work for?
Adam Taylor works for Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
What is Adam Taylor's role at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant?
Adam Taylor is Internship Student (during senior year of High School)
What industry does Adam Taylor work in?
Adam Taylor works in the Consumer Goods industry.
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