Dave  Knight

Dave Knight

Vice President Supply Chain

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Summary

An innovative, results-oriented executive with experience directing procurement and strategic sourcing, supply chain management, manufacturing operations, and logistics operations in a multinational environment. Proven ability to adapt to new and varied challenges with demonstrated successes achieved through effective leadership, organizational development, and motivation of others. A solid history of delivering increased value to customers and shareholders by improving customer service and quality and reducing material, manufacturing, and supply chain expenses in an environment that was experiencing significant growth over an extended period.

• Kan-Ban, Pull Systems, Kaizen & TOC
• Global Sourcing
• Asset Deployment
• Implementing Supplier-Based Management Tools
• Achieving Lead Time & Inventory Reduction
• Six Sigma (Green Belt & Black Belt) / TPS (Toyota Trained)
• Conducting In-Depth Distribution /Operational Analysis
• Instituting Cost Control Techniques
• Forming & Leveraging Supplier Alliances
• Driving Down Procurement Cost
• Multiple Program/Project Management
• Multi-Million Dollar Budget Management

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