Ken Hernandez

Ken Hernandez Supply Chain Consultant
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Ken Hernandez
Supply Chain Consultant
Titan Business Group
Metro Area:
Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area
Time Zone:
EST 03:56PM

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I am a bilingual Strategic Sourcing and Global Supply Chain management consultant with extensive Spend Management experience. I currently lead and manage all Strategic Sourcing business and projects for a nationally recognized consulting group.
Throughout a career of over 27 years, my work includes private consulting in all strategic Spend Management skills, including Procurement, Materials Management, Strategic Planning, Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics in large and medium sized enterprises. I am a results-oriented, bottom-line driven leader, with proven significant impact on organizational and operational excellence. I look for opportunities to provide a strategic advantage for my clients, while attracting the best suppliers and partners.
Assets:
Classifications
BUSINESS GROUPS
Supply Chain
BUSINESS FUNCTIONS
Demand Management
Inventory Management
Logistics
Procurement
Transportation
BUSINESS WORKSTREAMS
Demand Analysis
Demand Forecasting
Sales & Operations Planning
Supply Planning
Finished Goods Inventory
Operating Inventory
Production Inventory
Work-in-Progress Inventory
Distribution
Fulfillment
Packaging and Shipping
Warehousing
Category Management
Contract Management
Source-to-Pay Process
Spend Analysis
Strategic Sourcing
Supplier Management
Fleet Management
Freight Management
Trucking
INDUSTRY SECTORS
Financials
Health Care
Industrials
Information Technology
Materials
INDUSTRY GROUPS
Capital Markets
Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Insurance
Health Care Equipment & Supplies
Health Care Providers & Services
Health Care Technology
Biotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Life Sciences Tools & Services
Aerospace & Defense
Building Products
Construction & Engineering
Electrical Equipment
Industrial Conglomerates
Machinery
Trading Companies & Distributors
Commercial Services & Supplies
Professional Services
Air Freight & Logistics
Airlines
Marine
Road & Rail
Transportation Infrastructure
IT Services
Software
Communications Equipment
Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals
Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Chemicals
Construction Materials
Containers & Packaging
Metals & Mining
Paper & Forest Products
INDUSTRIES
Diversified Capital Markets
Financial Exchanges & Data
Mortgage REITs
Insurance Brokers
Life & Health Insurance
Multi-line Insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Reinsurance
Health Care Equipment
Health Care Supplies
Health Care Distributors
Health Care Services
Health Care Facilities
Managed Health Care
Health Care Technology
Biotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Life Sciences Tools & Services
Aerospace & Defense
Building Products
Construction & Engineering
Electrical Components & Equipment
Heavy Electrical Equipment
Industrial Conglomerates
Construction Machinery & Heavy Trucks
Agricultural & Farm Machinery
Industrial Machinery
Trading Companies & Distributors
Commercial Printing
Environmental & Facilities Services
Office Services & Supplies
Diversified Support Services
Security & Alarm Services
Human Resource & Employment Services
Research & Consulting Services
Air Freight & Logistics
Airlines
Marine
Railroads
Trucking
Airport Services
Highways & Railtracks
Marine Ports & Services
IT Consulting & Other Services
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
Internet Services & Infrastructure
Application Software
Systems Software
Communications Equipment
Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
Electronic Components
Electronic Manufacturing Services
Technology Distributors
Semiconductor Equipment
Semiconductors
Commodity Chemicals
Diversified Chemicals
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
Industrial Gases
Specialty Chemicals
Construction Materials
Metal & Glass Containers
Paper Packaging
Aluminum
Diversified Metals & Mining
Copper
Gold
Precious Metals & Minerals
Silver
Steel
Forest Products
Paper Products
U.S REGIONS
Midwest
Northeast
South
West
STATE / PROVINCES
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Dakota
Ohio
South Dakota
Wisconsin
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Vermont
Alabama
Arkansas
Delaware
District Of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Mississippi
North Carolina
Oklahoma
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
West Virginia
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Hawaii
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
Oregon
Utah
Washington
Wyoming
BUSINESS METRO AREAS
Greater Chicago Area
Naperville, Illinois Area
Oakbrook, Illinois Area
Peoria, Illinois Area
Rockford, Illinois Area
Springfield, Illinois Area
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area
Evansville, Indiana Area
Fort Wayne, Indiana Area
Indianapolis, Indiana Area
Davenport, Iowa Area
Des Moines, Iowa Area
Wichita, Kansas Area
Greater Detroit Area
Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area
Kalamazoo, Michigan Area
Lansing, Michigan Area
Saginaw, Michigan Area
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Columbia, Missouri Area
Greater St. Louis Area
Kansas City, Missouri Area
Springfield, Missouri Area
Greater Omaha Area
Lincoln, Nebraska Area
Greater Fargo Area
Cincinnati Area
Cleveland
Columbus, Ohio Area
Dayton, Ohio Area
Toledo, Ohio Area
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Area
Greater Milwaukee Area
Green Bay, Wisconsin Area
Madison, Wisconsin Area
Oshkosh, Wisconsin Area
Hartford, Connecticut Area
New London
Portland, Maine Area
Greater Boston Area
Springfield, Massachusetts Area
Greater Manchester, New Hampshire Area
Newark, New Jersey Area
Southern New Jersey Area
Albany, New York Area
Buffalo
Greater New York City Area
Ithaca, New York Area
Rochester, New York Area
Syracuse, New York Area
Allentown, Pennsylvania Area
Greater Philadelphia Area
Greater Pittsburgh Area
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Area
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Area
Scranton, Pennsylvania Area
Providence, Rhode Island Area
Burlington, Vermont Area
Birmingham, Alabama Area
Huntsville, Alabama Area
Mobile, Alabama Area
Fayetteville, Arkansas Area
Little Rock, Arkansas Area
Greater Wilmington Area
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Daytona Beach, Florida Area
Fort Myers, Florida Area
Fort Pierce, Florida Area
Gainesville, Florida Area
Jacksonville, Florida Area
Lakeland, Florida Area
Melbourne, Florida Area
Miami
Orlando, Florida Area
Sarasota, Florida Area
Tallahassee, Florida Area
Tampa
West Palm Beach, Florida Area
Augusta, Georgia Area
Greater Atlanta Area
Savannah, Georgia Area
Lexington, Kentucky Area
Louisville, Kentucky Area
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area
Greater New Orleans Area
Baltimore, Maryland Area
Jackson, Mississippi Area
Asheville, North Carolina Area
Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Greensboro
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Wilmington, North Carolina Area
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Area
Tulsa, Oklahoma Area
Charleston, South Carolina Area
Columbia, South Carolina Area
Greenville, South Carolina Area
Chattanooga, Tennessee Area
Greater Memphis Area
Greater Nashville Area
Johnson City, Tennessee Area
Knoxville, Tennessee Area
Austin, Texas Area
Dallas
El Paso, Texas Area
Houston, Texas Area
San Antonio, Texas Area
Charlottesville, Virginia Area
Norfolk, Virginia Area
Richmond, Virginia Area
Roanoke, Virginia Area
Greater Charleston, West Virginia Area
Anchorage, Alaska Area
Phoenix, Arizona Area
Tucson, Arizona Area
Fresno, California Area
Greater Los Angeles Area
Greater San Diego Area
Orange County, California Area
Sacramento, California Area
Salinas, California Area
San Francisco Bay Area
Santa Barbara, California Area
Stockton, California Area
Colorado Springs, Colorado Area
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Greater Denver Area
Hawaiian Islands
Boise, Idaho Area
Greater Billings, Montana Area
Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Reno, Nevada Area
Albuquerque, New Mexico Area
Eugene, Oregon Area
Portland, Oregon Area
Greater Salt Lake City Area
Provo, Utah Area
Greater Seattle Area
Greater Cheyenne, Wyoming Area
Parameters
Supported Hourly rate Tiers
  • Tier 3 - $150 to $199
  • Tier 5 - $200 and above
Supported Billing Types
  • Hourly Rate
  • Daily Rate
  • Weekly Rate
  • Monthly Rate
  • Deliverable Based
  • Milestone Based
Supported Engagement Types
  • Onsite work
  • Remote work
  • Hybrid work
Compliance
PLATFORM AGREEMENTS
  • User agreement
    On File
  • Buyer agreement
    On File
  • Provider agreement
    On File
EIN/TAXID
  • TAX ID
    On File
INSURANCE DOCUMENTS
  • General Liability
    On File
  • Professional Liability
    On File
Experience

Client

Interim Global Director for MCE | 02/01/2020 - 10/01/2020

Interim Global Director for Media Chemicals and Excipients (MCE) category for Direct Materials. Procured and realigned on a global basis MCE, chemical chemistry, Clinical Supply Chain, Vendor KPI, establishing preferred vendor lists for over $295M of spent this year. Conducted several quick win sourcing events saving $3.9M. Conducted several indirect quick wins producing savings of $2.7M.

Client

Interim Director of Sourcing | 08/01/2018 - 11/01/2019

Led a client’s team of buyers across multiple locations for both direct and indirect materials for a Private Equity Group. Overhauled the organizations purchasing practices and created a new sourcing strategy to go to market on key direct materials and indirect spend which included packaging, labeling and logistics. Managed a supplier base of $400M. Saved 18% to 26% on addressed spend.

Client

Interim Director of Sourcing | 09/01/2017 - 07/01/2018

Led a seasoned team of procurement consultants that manage multiple projects for several automotive manufactures. Conducted sourcing events in subcontractor category that produced 15% to 43% savings. Worked on a comprehensive outsource or self-perform analysis. Implemented VMS / MSP program.

Client

Interim Director of Sourcing | 07/01/2015 - 04/01/2017

Led global categories in Energy and Raw Material Suppliers. Established KPI’s and Key Supplier list. Conducted the SMP process for indirect materials and saved 19% while compressing 18 suppliers into one global supplier. Created a new hedging strategy for natural gas, saved 15% to 20% based on market conditions. Established key metrics and implemented best practices.

Client

Program Manager for Sourcing | 01/01/2015 - 09/01/2015

Program Managed several teams in South American location and conducted multiple savings in Facilities Management, Marketing, Security and IT events that led to savings of 15% to 38%. Led training for SMP in multiple languages.

Client

Program Manager for Cost Savings Project | 10/01/2013 - 12/31/2014

Program Manager for cost saving initiative for healthcare client in Western North Carolina. Streamlined processes and saved an average 29% per category addressed. Established Quarterly Business Review (QBR) cadence for Key Suppliers and RFP top 40% of spend. Implemented best practices for Sourcing and procurement team and how to manage spend more effectively.

Education

Michigan State University

Bachelor of Arts, Materials & Logistics Management (Purchasing & Operations) | 09/09/1989 - 05/06/1993

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