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James
james.sligar7@gmail.com
469-438-1667
Dallas, TX 75398
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
18 years experience W2
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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Sep 2018 - Jul 2019
Served as project manager for major manufacturing accounts. Main customer contact for all manufacturing responsibilities, including planning, accounts receivable and payable, customer interaction and issue resolution, and new product meetings
  • Led projects, identified resources, and developed scope-of-work documents and project plans, ensuring projects finished on time and on budget
  • Managed customer excess and obsolete reports, including shipments, backlogs, OTD, shortage RPT, shipping schedules, AP, AR, and waterfall reports
  • Led all interactions with customers in weekly meetings, reviewing work on issues and key project changes to facilitate client resolution
  • Provided expertise in key business performance indicators and business finance
Project Management Project Planning Waterfall
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OPERATIONS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
Aug 2011 - May 2018
Oversaw and managed forecasts, material inventory, purchasing, and production planning customer orders while creating inventory control policies and procedures
  • Managed supply chain while working with third-party vendors to evaluate competitive pricing, lead times, payment terms, warranties, and overall product quality
  • Used cost controls and strategic negotiations to ensure appropriate support contracts were in place with end-user vendors
  • Maintained inventory tracking within ERP databases, including Oracle and SAP, and identified minimum parts requirements, such as spares
  • Implemented and managed return-material authorization process
  • Provided sales and engineering teams with forecasts and summaries, with a focus on hardware availability, assembly, and shipping
  • Led finished-goods planning while maintaining target inventory at finished-goods levels, maintaining a low level of inventory and minimizing excess inventory
  • Managed shipping vendors and logistics for the safe delivery of all products with various types of logistics, from truckload to final destination
  • Managed all installations, including moves, adds, and changes
  • Supervised team, setting goals and day-to-day decision making, with responsibility for making business decisions that were financially sound, accountable, justifiable, defensible, and in accordance with organizational policies and procedures
  • Applied change-control policies and procedures
  • Planned production schedules and controlled ship commitments by communicating with sales, order entry, supply chain management, and product engineering teams
  • Oversaw material audits in 2017 and previous years that resulted in 0 variances
Auditing ERP SAP
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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Oct 2006 - Aug 2011
| Richardson / Carrollton TX
  • Responsible for developing strong relationships with customers and connecting with business executives and stakeholders
  • Managed a large book of business while serving as single point of contact for all project-related issues
  • Improved customer satisfaction rate, with this metric increasing from 63% to 93% within a 6-month period
  • Provided expertise in key business performance indicators and business financials
Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
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SENIOR MANUFACTURING PROJECT PLANNER / SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
Nov 2003 - Sep 2006
Planned production schedules and controlled ship commitments by communicating with sales, order entry, supply chain management, and product engineering teams for Semi-Conductor industry
  • Chaired weekly operations meetings
  • Served as manufacturing planner for production schedule worth $159M annually with 24x7 four shifts
  • Determined procurement requirements and production priorities based on sales orders, inventory, and reactor availability
  • Provided supply chain with inputs to plan, prioritize, and manage shipments from China in extremely tight and unpredictable silicon material supply environment
  • Managed production scraps and return to vendor materials
  • Monitored and reconciled material variations
  • Built a reputation for providing excellent customer service and received strong performance reviews, receiving promotions in recognition of outstanding performance
Microsoft Excel
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Business Administration
University of Texas at Dallas
Certifications
TEACHING CERTIFICATE, Secondary Education | University of Texas A&M | Commerce, TX
Skills
Auditing
2018
7
ERP
2018
7
SAP
2018
7
Project Management
2019
6
Stakeholder Engagement
2011
5
Microsoft Excel
2006
3
Project Planning
2019
1
Waterfall
2019
1