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Jim Thompson

Strategic Materials Management and Inbound Transportation @ Whirlpool Corporation

Senior Director Transportation at Hanson Logistics, Inc.

Benton Harbor, Michigan Area

Ranked #355 out of 7,102 for Strategic Materials Management and Inbound Transportation in Michigan

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Jim Thompson's Work Experience

Whirlpool Corporation

Strategic Materials Management and Inbound Transportation

February 2011 to January 2014

Hanson Logistics, Inc.

Senior Director Transportation

Saint Joseph MI

Whirlpool Corporation

Supply Chain - Logistics Operations

January 2014 to March 2020

Jim Thompson's Education

Michigan State University

Executive Certification, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

2010 to 2010

Wayne State University

MBA, Finance

1996 to 1998

Western Michigan University

BBA, Supply Chain Management

1990 to 1995

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About Jim Thompson's Current Company

Whirlpool Corporation

Lead Whirlpool's strategic materials management and industrial engineering team responsible for the raw material and component flow from 1,200 global suppliers to 13 Manufacturing plants (8 USA, 5 MEX). Developed and executed lean material flow and inventory stocking strategies. Achieved over $30M in network optimization savings. Team managed $200M logistics network consisting of all modes of transportation,...

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What company does Jim Thompson work for?

Jim Thompson works for Whirlpool Corporation


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Jim Thompson is Strategic Materials Management and Inbound Transportation


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Jim Thompson works in the Consumer Goods industry.


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Jim Thompson's colleagues are Mario Sala, Sharon Lungrin, Valerie Oliver, Lonnie Martin, Savanna Nunemaker, Dewei Guan, Amanda Fifelski, Jenna Myles, Raul Gallardo, and Paul Fox


About Jim Thompson

💼 Past Experience

Jim Thompson has over 14 years of experience as a senior Director Transportation at Whirlpool Corporation. In his time at Whirlpool, he has lead the development and implementation of lean material flow and inventory stocking strategies, achieved over $30 million in network optimization savings, and managed a $200 million logistics network consisting of all modes of transportation, internal and external warehouse operations. He has also played a key role in the transformation of Whirlpool's supply chain from a truckload-based to a network-based model, and in fostering a corporate culture that emphasizes Heuristics (skills that allow forAnd here's how I did it): strategies to increase low cost country sourcing, created a centralized buying center, and delivered over $100 million in net material cost reduction across the company in 2006.These experiences have equipped Jim with the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage a team of Supply Chain professionals. He was also recently named theManager of International Sales and Marketing at Ford Motor Company.


🎓 Education

Jim Thompson has had a varied education tapestry with executive certification, MBA, and BBA from Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, andummy from Wayne State University. He has a strong technical background with his involvement in the purchasing and supply chain management at Michigan State University where he held the executive certification and also spent a year as a finance major. Thompson then went on to spend two years as a professor at Wayne State University, where he was a professor of supply chain management. Thompson's resume bodes well for him to hold a position as a professor and professor of supply chain management as he has significant experience and knowledge in this field.


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Jim Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table when it comes to transportation. He has lead a team of suppliers and customers in the past, and has extensive experience in strategic sourcing and budgeting. Some of his most notable accomplishments include creating a zero-based budget for Whirlpool Corporation, and successfully executing a global sourcing strategy that led to the company achieving a cost reduction of over $100 million in 2006. Jim Thompson is a highly reliable and skilled employee, and is known for his annual performance reviews which are always positive.


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