An Operations Professional with over 25 years experience in all aspects of Materials Management, Program Management and Operations, in R&D, Manufacturing, and Repair environments. Strengths include project management, material and production planning, supply-chain management, situational adaptability, establishing departmental vision and bring-up, contract negotiation, plus clear and efficient communication. Over 24 years of personnel management experience with a long history of employee development and coaching. Extensive purchasing/planning expertise in a wide variety of commodities including, but not limited to precision optics, machined parts, semi-conductors, printed circuit boards, and contract manufacturing. Proficient with the following software: Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Great Plains, pc/MRP, GCS, Agile, Arena, Ask Manman, PointMan, SAP, Adobe Acrobat, and Oracle.