Sourcing & Engineering Advisor
- Tier 3 - $150 to $199
- Tier 5 - $200 and above
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Supply Chain and Engineering Consultant | 10/01/2005 - 10/08/2020
I help companies mid market size and above source technical products, manage change and improve margins. I am equally comfortable working with design engineers of all types, manufacturing personnel and procurement managers to achieve sustainable results. My industries of particular interest are equipment manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, oil/gas/petrochem, and transportation.
Director Business Development | 09/30/2004 - 09/30/2005
Responsible for delivery of sourcing solutions to East Coast clients. Vykor’s sourcing solution is based on the development of highly detailed product manufacturing models, primarily for machined metal parts in the aerospace industry. Personally developed the cost algorithms for MIG welding of aluminum, stainless and ferrous metals, significantly expanding the breadth of the solution.
Multiple | 03/31/2000 - 09/29/2004
Market Development Manager-Metals/Electrical, Responsible for the support of account managers and market makers in North America and Europe as related to metals online negotiations, including raw and processed metals. Acted as a “consultant to the consultants” on non-routine and technically demanding negotiations. Developed negotiation strategies for a variety of materials in both product areas.
Manager, Large Motors | 04/01/1994 - 03/30/2000
Responsible for the design, manufacturing and marketing of a product line of large (150-1500 KW) electric induction motors in low, medium, and high voltages. Supervised the redesign of the entire product line, sourcing to Cost Competitive Countries. Published one article, “Considerations in Specifying Large Frame Motors,” Plant Engineering, October 2001.
Manufacturing Engineer | 08/30/1991 - 03/31/1994
Responsible for the purchase, testing, and operator training for automation equipment related to electrical product manufacturing and dynamometer test engineering. Purchased over $2M in equipment resulting in over 30,000 hours in annual labor savings
United States Navy
Nuclear Submarine Officer | 05/21/1986 - 08/29/1991
USS Tecumseh (SSBN-628), Charleston, SC, USA. Served as an Engineering Division Officer, responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the ship’s nuclear power plant and related auxiliaries, including, electrical, electronics, mechanical and radiological controls. Awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for service.
B.S. , Aerospace Engineering | 06/30/1982 - 05/21/1986
State of Ohio, Retired PE | 05/01/2000 - 12/31/2016