Performance driven Product Developer and Production Manager with 10+ years' experience in management of over $12M+ in global product production. Successful in decreasing material costs, re-negotiating payment terms, creating formalized sourcing strategies, optimizing SKU performance, and instilling a collaborative environment between Sales, Design and Production. Inspiring relationship builder with overseas suppliers, through continuous communication and collaboration; institutionalized by quarterly factory visits to China, Mexico and Vietnam.
Hand's on and "can do" attitude to fix operational issues; without being asked. Proactive orientation toward making things better, streamlining process and creating the best possible outcome.