Global Supplier Quality Manager @ Newell Rubbermaid
MBA, Operation, Finance @
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Growth oriented leader with a record of transforming business operations, technology, and culture and customer service to maximize revenues and profit. Able to develop, lead and empower large, geographically dispersed teams while simultaneously growing and transforming business offerings and delivery models. Extensive operational and technical background coupled with managerial experience in supply chain, quality assurance, and marketing.
Growth oriented leader with a record of transforming business operations, technology, and culture and customer service to maximize revenues and profit. Able to develop, lead and empower large, geographically dispersed teams while simultaneously growing and transforming business offerings and delivery models. Extensive operational and technical background coupled with managerial experience in supply chain, quality assurance, and marketing. Skilled in customer and supplier relationship development, systematic data collection and analysis with a proven ability to adapt quickly, learn and contribute with a focus on continuous improvement to drive business metrics.
Quality Manager @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Quality Manager @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Global Supplier Quality Manager @ From August 2014 to January 2015 (6 months) Supplier Quality Manager @ Develops and coach a department of 3– 4 direct reports
• Executes New Material and New Material Request within the supply base to ensure on time flawless launch ( Manage supplier quaity base of over 1000 suppliers supplying 10 production facilities.)
• Manages key milestone dates for suppliers
• Point of contact for supplier vetting process, manage initial supplier quality and GMP audit
• Develops and implements supplier quality manual ensuring full compliance
• Manages supplier quality issues, 8D etc
• Develops appropriate metrics for the function ( complaint closure rates, corrective action completion,etc.)
• Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and cost reduction with suppliers
• Develops Improvement Plans with “Top 5 worst suppliers”
• Supports Plants with suppliers that have chronic quality issues or multiple recurrences of the same issues From March 2014 to September 2014 (7 months) QA Manager @ •Manage all aspects of the Quality Assurance Department including the supervision of 20 indirect reports and 2 direct reports (supervisors)
•Manage vendor contracts for water treatment systems ( Nano-Filtration, Reverse Osmosis), Analytical Equipment Maintenance and Calibration, Sanitation Chemicals, Pest control, House Keeping and Vending Services ( Contracts Valued at approximately US$3m)
•Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establishes proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
•Formulates and maintains quality control objectives complementary to corporate policies and goals.
•Creates and implements inspection criteria and procedures.
•Coordinates objectives with production procedures to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
•Provides inspection activity for product throughout production cycle.
•Applies total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes within each department.
•Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing actives to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.
•Works with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts for company use
•Creates and directs environmental test functions
•Assumes active role on quality management teams within the organization.
•Designs and implements quality assurance training programs to key personnel in conjunction with managers. From September 2011 to March 2014 (2 years 7 months) Montgomery, Alabama AreaMaterial Operation Manager @ •Manage the flow of spares supplying hydraulic and electrical repair and overhaul operations
•Construct the monthly product mix plan to achieve monthly financial goals
•Responsible for part forecasting and forecast validity of 1600 active SKUs, $16M inventory level
•Support and lead ACE initiatives (UTC Operating and Lean Manufacturing System) in the site’s effort to sustain ACE Gold
• Responsible for MRP initiatives for department with $75M annual sales From June 2008 to June 2011 (3 years 1 month) QA Group Manager I/MQIM Relief, Material Quality Improvement Manager @ •Managed incoming quality of material used in the Operations Department
•Managed vendor relationships through partnership and standardized expectation guidelines
•Supervised Quality Assurance workforce (12 per shift) in a union environment
•Developed and monitored all critical control points to ensure consistency and quality of all products
•Mentored employees, enforced safe working practices, and maintained records
•Assisted in the development of and the monitoring of annual departmental budget
•Analyzed the impact of quality efforts on production, shipping requirements, wholesaler inventory, and marketing efforts From May 2004 to June 2008 (4 years 2 months) Production Supervisor @ •Oversaw daily operation of the ISO 9000 production and assembly lines
•Ensured that daily productivity, quality and safety goals were met and/or exceeded
•Analyzed yield and quality requirements and made decisions that improved quality and yield
•Worked with Quality Control management to analyze results/reports to monitor trends in quality improvements From January 2004 to May 2004 (5 months) Operation Manager @ •Led team geared toward process and ability improvements to high speed converting lines
•Constructed asset utilization models (Excel maximization models)
•Managed plant wide safety audits geared at preventing catastrophic incidents
•Constructed waste management program that removed 2 tons of process waste per hour
•Supervised the installation of a multi-million carton handling system
•Managed shift hourly personnel of 10-15 From May 2002 to November 2003 (1 year 7 months) Marketing Intern @ From 2000 to 2002 (2 years)
MS, Chemistry @ Sacred Heart University From 2009 to 2011 MBA, Operation, Finance @ Purdue University - Krannert School of Management From 2001 to 2002 BS, Chemistry @ Fort Valley State University From 1994 to 1998 Derek Hall ,MS, MBA is skilled in: Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement, Quality Assurance, SAP, Six Sigma, Team Building, Microsoft Excel, Manufacturing, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Management, Budgets, Supply Chain Management
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