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Brian
bsimmons2@gmail.com
904-660-8964
6297 Wedmore Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
Supply Chain Management
14 years experience W2
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I am a purpose-driven operations professional with a passion for people and continuous improvement that drives organizational effectiveness and service delivery to our customers, leveraging superior organizational skills, problem definition/solving capabilities and a quality-driven customer-focused attitude. Achieving results requires performance and performance requires passion - I provide results that enhance the bottom line and improve outcomes across the enterprise.

Experience
Supply Chain Management
Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
Reorganization lay-off after acquisition by private equity firm.
  • Vendor management and strategic negotiation
  • Scorecarding and continuous improvement
  • Customer-focused problem resolution
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Purchasing Supply Chain and Operations Management
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
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  • Successfully managed a $15M+ supply chain with a consistent 98% service level leveraging demand planning tools to optimize orders and cycling
  • Saved nearly $1M in 2018 alone by developing supply chain and process efficiencies, restructuring vendor relationships and dramatically improving contracts and contract language
  • Created RFP process that leveraged industry best practices to maximize vendor performance and incorporated company's first-ever terms and conditions that substantially reduced risk
  • Direct and indirect reports in multiple states
Operations Management
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Jan 2014 - Jan 2017
Materials and Operations Management Procurement Successfully managed sourcing and procurement for multiple stakeholders.
  • Saved the company more than $50K each year using new and existing methodologies
  • Managed contract process from RFP to execution in both direct and indirect categories
  • Member of the procurement transformation and lean enterprise redesign teams better leveraging organizational and purchasing efficiencies to improve purchasing performance
  • Six direct reports with multiple indirects Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Safety Management
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Jan 2011 - Jan 2014
Created inventory management and control programs "from the ground up" while also doing the same with the company's first-ever safety and hazmat compliance program.
  • Reduced inventory shrink and write-offs by more than 60% in less than a year
  • Responsible for nearly 35% of the company's total inventory value from inventory planning and stock level management
  • across thousands of potential vehicle configurations
  • leveraging site-specific market data for decision-making at each off the stores and regional distribution centers
  • Saved more than $200K per year using new and existing protocols
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Project Management and Customer Service
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
Successfully managed projects for 11 large customers, from $2K to $1.7M each. Laid off during Great Recession. * Managed project requirements from scope to billing, increased billing 6.8% by improving invoicing times
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Education
Beginning
not provided 2020
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Florida State College at Jacksonville 2020
University of North Florida
University of North Florida
Certifications
TRAINING, CERTIFICATIONS, AND CREDENTIALS
Skills
Operations Management
2019
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Project Management
2009
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