Job Opportunity Sought by Leader of Global supply chain operations and program management as of 5/2014

8 June 2014

William C. Wiggins

11148 Sterling Cove Drive

Chesterfield, Virginia 23838

 wcwiggins@verizon.net

804-874-9786 cell  804-796-2388 home

Summary

Leader of global supply chain operations and program management with a proven track record of maximizing operation efficiency and enabling top line growth through alternative channels.  Specializing in developing, implementing, and institutionalizing business processes and systems that improve margin and increase revenue.  Strong understanding of the "big picture" while staying abreast of business details.  Expertise include:

• Supply Chain Strategy                        • Logistics Execution                • Program Leadership

• Production Planning                • Distribution Networking           • Empowerment

• Results                                  • Demand Planning                   • Oversight & Governance

           

Professional Achievements

  • Led 4 major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) deployments costing $48 million

  • Increased top line growth by $6 million

  • Achieved over $15 million in transportation savings

  • Consolidated logistics for the “Mead Corporation & Westvaco Corporation” merger

  • Transformed Order-to-Cash  process improving the Perfect Order Index (POI) over 30 points

  • Relocated export customer service, on-boarded freight forwarding services, and consolidated logistics

     

    Professional Experience

    MeadWestvaco Corporation, Richmond, VA                                            2002 to 2014

     

    Leader of Supply Chain Optimization and Program Management     2012 to 2014  

    Responsible for governance and oversight of all combined supply chain and system related projects.  Managed the prioritization, development, testing and implementation of all system related enhancements and corrections for the business operations.  Managed a highly skilled set of resources for optimizing the supply chain operations and supporting systems.

  • Implemented 7 large projects and 311 enhancements in 2013

  • Developed the “Business Optimization Team” consisting of 8 specialized resources

                                                                                             

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Leader     2007 to 2012

    Responsible for leading and managing the implementation of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system across 5 manufacturing locations, 46 distribution centers, 2 international sales locations, 4 global vendors, and the Corporate Headquarters.  The implementations required significant change in the three major categories of people, processes, and technology.  

  • Orchestrated the development of multiple applications across a network of software service providers and developers in a very dynamic environment

  • Implemented a very complex suite of applications including SAP, Honeywell, Manhattan, ACSIS and Vertex across 5 manufacturing locations with no interruptions to production, shipping, and invoicing

  • Suite of applications included Shop Floor, Source & Support, Order Management, Advanced Planning and Optimization, and E-Commerce Portals

  • Managed the business design for the suite of applications that integrates the entire supply chain from our customer’s demands to the procurement of source materials from vendors

  • Conducted a Divisional Supply Chain Diagnostic

  • Saved $4 million in manufacturing rationalization through waste reduction

     

     

     

     

     

    Director, Corporate Transportation     2002 to 2007

    Responsible for managing the procurement of all modes of transportation across the MeadWestvaco Corporation, a $7.5 billion forest product producer with over $750 million in transportation spend and the fourth largest ocean container shipper out of the US.  Managed a staff of three transportation managers, three analysts and two freight auditors.  Also chaired and facilitate the Corporate Logistics Initiative Team steering committee.

  • Managed multiple core carrier bid process driving $15 million cost reductions across domestic and export modes of transportation

  • Implemented a new corporate transportation management system and integrated freight payment and auditing

  • Co-Leader of the Corporate Procurement and Logistics G & A Reduction Team responsible for reducing costs by $9 million over three years

  • Completed a motor transportation core carrier implementation across the Paper Division, which reduced the carrier base by 30% and increased available capacity to meet peak demand cycles

     

    Mead Coated Board - Mead Corporation, Cottonton, AL                         1995 to 2002

    Manager, Division Logistics

    Responsible for managing global transportation, distribution, shipping, inventory, and by-products sales for the Mead Coated Board Division, a $600 million paperboard producer with over $70 million in logistics spend.  Also a member of the S&OP Team and Process Improvement Council.

  • Led cross-divisional supply chain initiatives which reduced inventory levels by 20%, and distribution costs by 15%

  • Developed strategies for sale of by-products that reduced associated inventories by over 50% and generated revenues of $4 million

  • Process Champion for logistics during the development and successful implementation of an ERP system (SAP) for the Division (Duration of 2 yrs.  The first for the Mead Corp.)

  • Implemented multi modal transportation alternatives reducing costs by $3 million

  • Served as project manager for “Order-To-Cash” Process Improvement

     

     

    English China Clays International, Savannah, GA                                   1991 to 1995

    Manager, Export Distribution

    Responsible for the export customer service, transportation and associated inventories for the American Division of English China Clays International.

  • Organized and implemented the physical relocation of export customer service resulting in 25% improvement in customer satisfaction and brought freight forwarding services in-house

  • Negotiated service contracts saving over $500,000

     

    Georgia Kaolin Company, Savannah, GA                                                     1978-1991

    Export Distribution Manager

    Export Traffic Clerk

    Maintenance Supervisor and Purchasing Agent

     

    Education

  • Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, University of South Carolina, Aiken - Cum Laude  

  • Certification in the Principles of Project Management, University Learning Institute-2010            
  • Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification, MeadWestvaco Packaging Resources Group- 2005
  • APICS Certification, Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)– 2007            

 

Summary

Leader of global supply chain operations and program management with a proven track record of maximizing operation efficiency and enabling top line growth through alternative channels.  Specializing in developing, implementing, and institutionalizing business processes and systems that improve margin and increase revenue.  Strong understanding of the "big picture" while staying abreast of business details.  Expertise include:

• Supply Chain Strategy                        • Logistics Execution                • Program Leadership

• Production Planning                • Distribution Networking           • Empowerment

• Results                                  • Demand Planning                   • Oversight & Governance

           

Professional Achievements

  • Led 4 major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) deployments costing $48 million

  • Increased top line growth by $6 million

  • Achieved over $15 million in transportation savings

  • Consolidated logistics for the “Mead Corporation & Westvaco Corporation” merger

  • Transformed Order-to-Cash  process improving the Perfect Order Index (POI) over 30 points

  • Relocated export customer service, on-boarded freight forwarding services, and consolidated logistics

     

    Professional Experience

    MeadWestvaco Corporation, Richmond, VA                                            2002 to 2014

     

    Leader of Supply Chain Optimization and Program Management     2012 to 2014  

    Responsible for governance and oversight of all combined supply chain and system related projects.  Managed the prioritization, development, testing and implementation of all system related enhancements and corrections for the business operations.  Managed a highly skilled set of resources for optimizing the supply chain operations and supporting systems.

  • Implemented 7 large projects and 311 enhancements in 2013

  • Developed the “Business Optimization Team” consisting of 8 specialized resources

                                                                                             

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Leader     2007 to 2012

    Responsible for leading and managing the implementation of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system across 5 manufacturing locations, 46 distribution centers, 2 international sales locations, 4 global vendors, and the Corporate Headquarters.  The implementations required significant change in the three major categories of people, processes, and technology.  

  • Orchestrated the development of multiple applications across a network of software service providers and developers in a very dynamic environment

  • Implemented a very complex suite of applications including SAP, Honeywell, Manhattan, ACSIS and Vertex across 5 manufacturing locations with no interruptions to production, shipping, and invoicing

  • Suite of applications included Shop Floor, Source & Support, Order Management, Advanced Planning and Optimization, and E-Commerce Portals

  • Managed the business design for the suite of applications that integrates the entire supply chain from our customer’s demands to the procurement of source materials from vendors

  • Conducted a Divisional Supply Chain Diagnostic

  • Saved $4 million in manufacturing rationalization through waste reduction

     

     

     

     

     

    Director, Corporate Transportation     2002 to 2007

    Responsible for managing the procurement of all modes of transportation across the MeadWestvaco Corporation, a $7.5 billion forest product producer with over $750 million in transportation spend and the fourth largest ocean container shipper out of the US.  Managed a staff of three transportation managers, three analysts and two freight auditors.  Also chaired and facilitate the Corporate Logistics Initiative Team steering committee.

  • Managed multiple core carrier bid process driving $15 million cost reductions across domestic and export modes of transportation

  • Implemented a new corporate transportation management system and integrated freight payment and auditing

  • Co-Leader of the Corporate Procurement and Logistics G & A Reduction Team responsible for reducing costs by $9 million over three years

  • Completed a motor transportation core carrier implementation across the Paper Division, which reduced the carrier base by 30% and increased available capacity to meet peak demand cycles

     

    Mead Coated Board - Mead Corporation, Cottonton, AL                         1995 to 2002

    Manager, Division Logistics

    Responsible for managing global transportation, distribution, shipping, inventory, and by-products sales for the Mead Coated Board Division, a $600 million paperboard producer with over $70 million in logistics spend.  Also a member of the S&OP Team and Process Improvement Council.

  • Led cross-divisional supply chain initiatives which reduced inventory levels by 20%, and distribution costs by 15%

  • Developed strategies for sale of by-products that reduced associated inventories by over 50% and generated revenues of $4 million

  • Process Champion for logistics during the development and successful implementation of an ERP system (SAP) for the Division (Duration of 2 yrs.  The first for the Mead Corp.)

  • Implemented multi modal transportation alternatives reducing costs by $3 million

  • Served as project manager for “Order-To-Cash” Process Improvement

     

     

    English China Clays International, Savannah, GA                                   1991 to 1995

    Manager, Export Distribution

    Responsible for the export customer service, transportation and associated inventories for the American Division of English China Clays International.

  • Organized and implemented the physical relocation of export customer service resulting in 25% improvement in customer satisfaction and brought freight forwarding services in-house

  • Negotiated service contracts saving over $500,000

     

    Georgia Kaolin Company, Savannah, GA                                                     1978-1991

    Export Distribution Manager

    Export Traffic Clerk

    Maintenance Supervisor and Purchasing Agent

     

    Education

  • Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, University of South Carolina, Aiken - Cum Laude  

  • Certification in the Principles of Project Management, University Learning Institute-2010            
  • Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification, MeadWestvaco Packaging Resources Group- 2005
  • APICS Certification, Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)– 2007