David Skowron is a highly accomplished executive leader with an outstanding track record and history in change agent leadership. He possesses expertise in both Procurement Management and Global Supply Chain Development. His experience disciplines include performance optimization. David provides analytical and strategic leadership which has led to profitability improvement through identifying, resolving, and reshaping organizations. -- Best Practices as Human Resources, supplier development and supply chain management. -- Consensus Building and Teaming through positive motivational initiatives; successfully leading effective change. -- Soft skills include sense of humor, patience, analytical and intuitive; made a career of improving corporate communications and team synergy.
DAVID SKOWRON CSCP,CPPM,CHRM High Point, NC 843.222.4219 firstname.lastname@example.org EXECUTIVE PROFILE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL Supply Chain Global Purchasing General Management Organizational Development HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED EXECUTIVE LEADER with outstanding track record and history in change agent leadership. Expertise in both Procurement Management and Global Supply Chain Development. Experience disciplines include performance optimization. Analytical and strategic leadership has led to profitability improvement through identifying, resolving, and reshaping organizations. Best Practices as Human Resources, supplier development and supply chain management. Consensus Building and Teaming through positive motivational initiatives; successfully leading effective change. Soft skills include sense of humor, patience, analytical and intuitive; made a career of improving corporate communications and team synergy. Areas of Expertise Change Agent Organizational Leadership Strategic Planning Best Practices Global Procurement Performance Optimization Business Development Integrated Marketing Global Matrix Management Program Management Mentoring/Motivating Corporate Administration PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY VOLVO GROUP NA, INC. Greensboro, NC 2002 – Present Global Purchasing Development Manager /Crisis Management Primary role of leading global purchasing projects . Led merger of 3 brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault) into one manufacturing facility. Led the landmark integration of Renault Truck’s supply chain processes into the Volvo business model. Creatively overcame a number of challenges presented in the re-branding of the Volvo truck line. In this regard, tenure best illustrates expertise in change leadership. Provided effective global solutions in areas of product planning,purchasing, product development and product range management of four truck brands. Continue to enhance global business acumen, working with colleagues in Brazil, France, Sweden, Mexico and the U.S. Select Achievements: Achieved 200% of supply chain cost reduction goal: goal was 7%, actual savings was 15%. Lead team to standardize process flow in complex global supply chains. Materials/Supply Chain Manager (2000 – 2002) Manage the entire complement of supply chain management: purchasing, warehousing, distributions, logistics. Direct reports: 6 – who oversaw staff of 110. ‘Hit the ground running’ to quickly revitalize a business unit in disarray: the Mack Truck brand needed a quick turnaround – inherited a team which was initially disparate. Quickly employed Six Sigma-Lean tools. Built a key global purchasing supplier development model, which became the corporate standard. David Skowron – continued DAVID SKOWRON 2 Examples of key change leadership roles: closing down and relocating a Volvo facility – transitioning 110 associates to their new locations; gained invaluable Human Resources experience and strengthened expertise in communications. Assembled and led a record achieving team of multiple disciplines and functions; our business unit became the corporate benchmark for excellence, e.g. quality, lowest cost-per-vehicle and other metrics. Select Achievements: Quickly turned business unit from ‘worst to best’ – within 24 months. HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC. Morristown, NJ 1995 - 2000 Supply Chain/ Purchasing Manager (2000) Accountable for Purchasing, Logistics and Product Planning. Report: 3 – managing staff of 15. Led team implementing SIOP process and team awarded 6 Sigma award for developing the SIOP process. Showcased skills in innovation and resourcefulness to quickly build the company’s first Purchasing- Materials group in Gurgon, India. Promoted from Purchasing Manager (1995) to Commodity Manager (1995 – 2000). As Commodity Manager, supported Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, R&D and Engineered materials groups. Overcame the challenges inherent to building a business unit within a foreign culture. Summary of previous experience CAROBORUNDUM Niagara Falls, NY (1992 – 1995) Purchasing Manager Manage the corporate purchasing of 3 business divisions. Tenure showcased innovation and career signature for creating best practices, e.g. launched Vendor Certification scorecard program; established Vendor Review panel. Pioneered an improved procurement model to leverage the competition between U.S. and Canada suppliers. QUEBECOR, INC. Depew, NY (1987 – 1992) Commodity Buyer Established core purchasing dexterity – and proficiency in project and time management. Responsible for buys up to $60M. Gained invaluable insight to global procurement sourcing overseas suppliers. Learned the art/science of building effective suppler partnerships. Education: Thunderbird University – Garvin School of International Management. University of Phoenix, Masters in Organizational Behavior., certification in HR Mgmt. Canisius College Bachelor of Science, Business Administration. Six Sigma Green Belt certified Lean Manufacturing certified Certified Supply Chain Professional , Apics Organization
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