Vice President of Business Development and Operations @ Foxconn Electronics
Supply Chain Manager @ General Plastics and Composites
BS, Mechanical Engineering @
Texas A&M University
Supply Chain Professional with over sixteen years of diverse experience in both engineering and business fields within the computer hardware and construction industry. Strong management experience including procurement, contract and cost negotiations, strategic planning and sourcing, new product operations, quality, project scheduling, budgeting, continuous improvement and performance management that aligns individual and group goals to those of
Supply Chain Professional with over sixteen years of diverse experience in both engineering and business fields within the computer hardware and construction industry. Strong management experience including procurement, contract and cost negotiations, strategic planning and sourcing, new product operations, quality, project scheduling, budgeting, continuous improvement and performance management that aligns individual and group goals to those of the organization. Engineering experience provides strong problem-solving and analytical skills that efficiently resolves issues while minimizing impact to an organization’s bottom-line.
Consistent record of forging strong business relationships with suppliers, clients and teammates while exceeding organization and individual performance requirements. Readily establishes a positive rapport with team members and works collaboratively to achieve corporate goals.
Vice President of Business Development and Operations @ From September 2011 to Present (4 years 3 months) Houston, Texas AreaSupply Chain Manager @ From September 2010 to September 2011 (1 year 1 month) Director - Global Procurement @ Responsible for managing in excess of $4B in spend on worldwide commodities, including purchasing and procurement engineering, with emphasis on strategic roadmap planning, quality, reliability, cost and predictability. Manage supplier development and relationships, and the contracts administration for this function. Direct the activities of buyers and expeditors to accomplish company objectives. Develops policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities. Monitors the cost, scheduling and performance aspects of major suppliers. Coordinates purchasing activities with engineering and manufacturing departments to maintain inventories at planned levels. Accountable for staff recruitment and retention, training and development of seventy two person staff comprised of Purchasing Managers, Commodity Managers and Analysts and Procurement Engineers. From September 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 2 months) Director-New Product Operations @ Responsible for managing supply chain readiness for new product introductions for all ISS server and accessory products. This includes ensuring supply chain deployment model is comprehensive and executable, systems readiness, material readiness, and worldwide factory readiness through process and procedural control while driving improvements to ensure successful launches. Organization was also responsible for participating and leading numerous IT projects aimed at improving HP supply chain infrastructure in addition to management of the OEM/Specials processes required to fulfill specialized customer requests not fulfilled by standard BTO or CTO processes. Accountable for staff recruitment and retention, training and development with a staff of forty-five employees. From July 2008 to September 2009 (1 year 3 months) Supply Planning Manager @ Managed a staff of fifteen employees with the responsibility of ensuring product supply meets global demand while minimizing global inventory and reducing exposures to excess and obsolete materials. From February 2007 to June 2008 (1 year 5 months) Procurement Manager @ Plan, control and direct the group activities for purchasing and quality control for high-end/mainstream server division printed circuit assembly and server manufacturing business which included: evaluating division requirements; developing and implementing diversified strategic purchasing plans; ensuring supply commitments support global demand; negotiating corporate purchasing agreements and delivering consistent reductions in delivered commodity costs against annual expenditures of nearly $1 billion annually. Accountable for staff recruitment and retention, training and development with a staff of fourteen employees: From November 2004 to February 2007 (2 years 4 months) Strategic Commodity Manager @ Manage high-end/mainstream server division printed circuit assembly business and supply chain activities with an excess of $500 million annual expenditures. Assess supplier production schedules and commitments to ensure commodity supply supports global demand. Review supplier sales proposals to ensure product offerings meet Hewlett Packard business strategies and technical requirements. Negotiate contract pricing and corporate purchasing agreements for strategic commodities. Develop long-term roadmaps that identify global sourcing strategies. Forecast demand and potential negotiated savings to senior management. Partner with design and worldwide site procurement teams to ensure successful implementation of new programs. Prior commodities managed include server and storage division cable and thermal products - $80 million annual expenditures. From July 1999 to June 2004 (5 years) Procurement Engineer @ Managed the mechanical technicians who are responsible for supporting the site procurement mechanical engineering group. Proactively sought process improvements to improve supplier product quality, expedite dispositioning of defective material and reduce amount of non-nettable inventory. Partnered with plastic, sheetmetal and integration suppliers to provide defect-free parts and assemblies to Hewlett Packard manufacturing through the use of effective process and audit management plans. Initiated and coordinated corrective action for supplier induced failures. Reviewed, approved and coordinated implementation of Engineering Change Notifications. Executed orders and ensured timely delivery of materials from various suppliers. From July 1996 to July 1999 (3 years 1 month)
MBA, Management @ LeTourneau University From 1999 to 2000 BS, Mechanical Engineering @ Texas A&M University From 1988 to 1993 Kirk Fleischhauer is skilled in: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Management, Strategic Sourcing, Continuous Improvement, Program Management, Engineering, Sourcing, MRP, Integration, Supply Chain Optimization, Procurement, Process Improvement, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Outsourcing
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