Supply Chain Manager, Transportation, Warehousing & Analytics at The Lubrizol Corporation
Supply Chain Manager, Transportation, Warehousing & Analytics @ The Lubrizol Corporation Cleveland/Akron, Ohio AreaLogistics Manager @ PPG Industries Provided support for all distribution, warehousing, and related logistics operations services for three coatings manufacturing business units in the United States and Canada. Recommended, developed and implemented strategies and tactics to reduce logistics costs while helping to meet business...
Supply Chain Manager, Transportation, Warehousing & Analytics @ The Lubrizol Corporation Cleveland/Akron, Ohio AreaLogistics Manager @ PPG Industries Provided support for all distribution, warehousing, and related logistics operations services for three coatings manufacturing business units in the United States and Canada. Recommended, developed and implemented strategies and tactics to reduce logistics costs while helping to meet business directed targets for service, and ensuring regulatory compliance for transportation of raw material, finished goods and miscellaneous goods. Provided business direction and integration support for a major ERP implementation. From January 2013 to September 2016 (3 years 9 months) Greater Pittsburgh AreaSenior IT Project Manager @ PPG Industries Prioiritized and managed IT project efforts for two coatings business units, utilizing both in-house and offshore shared application development groups. Utilized Business Process Improvement techniques and methodology to build lean processes and create value for supported business units. Successfully executed IT integration activities for two coatings business acquisitions. Architected IT-based supply chain and manufacturing operations solutions for strategic business partnerships, contract manufacturing arrangements, and integration of acquisitions. Successfully implemented cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management software. From 2006 to December 2012 (6 years) Information Technology Manager-General Industrial Coatings North America @ PPG Industries Managed IT strategy and project coordination for PPG's General Industrial Coatings business in North America. Implemented centralized solution for managing customer profile and pricing. Architected and implemented web-based order placement system used for cross-business unit order management that resulted in growth in light industrial coatings sales. From June 2003 to 2006 (3 years) Information Services Manager @ PPG Industries Managed an IT support staff of eight people at four Industrial Coatings manufacturing plants. During that time, I developed lean processes by utilizing creative IT solutions. I also migrated all four plants from Novell to Windows Active Directory networks, installed Cisco ethernet backbones at those sites. From January 2000 to June 2003 (3 years 6 months) Information Services Supervisor-Corporate Transportation Center @ PPG Industries Managed IT operations for PPG's private truck fleet. Supported transition of site from a private fleet dispatching center to a dedicated contract fleet and truckload transportation coordination center. Architected and implemented solution for communicating outbound truckload transportation requests to common carriers for multiple PPG business units. Participated in consortium hosted by MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. Received MBA degree in Operations and Logistics Management from The Ohio State University through an evening program. From October 1990 to June 1996 (5 years 9 months) Industrial Engineer-Management Sciences Group @ PPG Industries A corporate operations research position that focused on analysis and application of mathematical solutions for all of PPG's manufacturing business units. Provided transportaiton and warehousing data analysis for the Corporate Logistics Group. Developed models for optimizing and planning transportation moves for PPG's shared private truck fleet. Built PC-based front-end interface for a sourcing optimization model for PPG's US-based flat glass factories. From June 1989 to October 1990 (1 year 5 months) Summer Intern-Evansville Automotive Glass Plant @ PPG Industries Worked with a team of engineers to develop an artificial intelligence model for controlling a glass tempering line. Statistical analysis was done on several weeks of data collected on the "hot end" of a tempering line that produced automotive OEM side lites (windows.) Objective of project was a decision support model that recommends oven temperature, quench pressure, and roller speed settings to achieve the highest yield within the required quality specifications. From June 1988 to August 1988 (3 months) Logistics Engineer @ PPG Industries Distribution network optimizationInventory and site location modelingImplementation of warehouse management system From June 1996 to December 1999 (3 years 7 months) Alumni Board @ Phi Chapter of Theta Tau Fraternity, Inc. - Elected to, and served on a five-person board representing the Alumni Association of a local chapter of Theta Tau -- a National, Professional, Engineering fraternity.- Managed investment funds and alumni contributions to “Project 2000” -- an initiative to replace an aging fraternity chapter house, located near the campus of Purdue University.- Managed project budget and payments to Tecton Construction Management during the the design and construction phases of the beautiful brand new fraternity chapter house (please see its picture at http://www.purduethetatau.com) From October 1999 to October 2001 (2 years 1 month) Senior Logistics Manager-Industrial Segment @ PPG Industries Provide logistics support for both the Industrial Coatings and Packaging Coatings business units in the US and Canada. These business units represent nearly $1 billion in annual sales, and see nearly $40mm of annual spend for logistics services related to distribution and storage of Industrial/chemical coatings and raw materials. Ensure compliance with international, federal, and local regulations for the safe transportation of PPG’s hazardous and non-hazardous raw materials and finished-good products by championing the Product Stewardship Implementation program for the business units and across all three modes of transportation. Recommend, develop and implement strategies and tactics to reduce logistics costs while helping to meet business directed targets for service, while ensuring regulatory compliance for transportation of materials. Provide business direction and integration support for the implementation of/transition to the Oracle R12 and Transportation Management enterprise systems. From September 2016 to June 2019 (2 years 10 months) Greater Pittsburgh Area
The Lubrizol Corporation
Supply Chain Manager, Transportation, Warehousing & Analytics
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
January 2013 to September 2016
Greater Pittsburgh Area
Senior IT Project Manager
2006 to December 2012
Information Technology Manager-General Industrial Coatings North America
June 2003 to 2006
Information Services Manager
January 2000 to June 2003
Information Services Supervisor-Corporate Transportation Center
October 1990 to June 1996
Industrial Engineer-Management Sciences Group
June 1989 to October 1990
Summer Intern-Evansville Automotive Glass Plant
June 1988 to August 1988
June 1996 to December 1999
Phi Chapter of Theta Tau Fraternity, Inc.
October 1999 to October 2001
Senior Logistics Manager-Industrial Segment
September 2016 to June 2019
Greater Pittsburgh Area
What company does Marc Lowe work for?
Marc Lowe works for The Lubrizol Corporation
What is Marc Lowe's role at The Lubrizol Corporation?
Marc Lowe is Supply Chain Manager, Transportation, Warehousing & Analytics
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Marc Lowe works in the Chemicals industry.
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