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Terry Smith

Logistics and Transportation Manager

Logistics and Transportation Manager at Siemens Industry US

Allen, Texas

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Terry Smith's Work Experience

Siemens Industry US

Logistics and Transportation Manager

Grand Prairie, TX


Manager, Material Planning & Supplier Management

October 2006 to January 2013

Plano, TX

VLSIP Technologies, Inc

Supply Chain Manager

March 2004 to October 2006

Richardson, TX

Terry Smith's Education

Kansas State University

BS Business Administration, Accounting, Production Mgmt

1987 to 1991

About Terry Smith's Current Company

Siemens Industry US

Directly responsible for all shipping and logistics operations for the Grand Prairie breaker and assembly plants, and indirectly for rest of materials operations with Materials Manager.Manage salary and hourly logistics staff of 17, indirectly manage additional staff of 42 across 3 shifts.Directed project to change out 22 vehicle PIV fleet and upgrade management software to iWarehouse from...

About Terry Smith

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Logistics and Transportation Manager @ Siemens Industry US Directly responsible for all shipping and logistics operations for the Grand Prairie breaker and assembly plants, and indirectly for rest of materials operations with Materials Manager.Manage salary and hourly logistics staff of 17, indirectly manage additional staff of 42 across 3 shifts.Directed project to change out 22 vehicle PIV fleet and upgrade management software to iWarehouse from Speedshield in 2019. Directed and implemented actions to reduce freight spend 10% in 2018 during 10% growth in volume.Successfully planned and directed project in 2017 moving 20K sq ft (55 truckloads of inventory over 5 days) primary warehouse to new plant expansion with zero impact to production and customer orders. Study, practice, and mentor Lean manufacturing, 5S, and Siemens Production Systems 101, 102, and 103 expertise.Successfully lead Kaizen events, including improving scrap process, improving corner post supply including visual management of the process. Drove ITO to 21.8 for 2014, and achieved a 99% accurate Annual Physical Inventory for 2014, and improved to 99.7% accuracy in 2015. Grand Prairie, TXManager, Material Planning & Supplier Management @ Ericsson Hardware Services, Global Service Center Region AmericasRegional Manager - directed team that planned $42M buffer inventory in support of North, Central, and South American hardware support (reverse logistics) telecom spare parts contracts, directly supervising 17 employees in 3 sites. Managed Regional Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing, Demand Planning, Life Cycle Managment/Master Data Management, Superuser, Operational Development, and Service Delivery Management functions for the GSC. Budgeted, controlled, and reconciled $50M annual budget, including $12M annual spend for new buy materials including expedite/esclation management; $25M-$30M annual spend for repair services to both internal and external global repair sites.Reconciled $42M regional and local warehouse inventories each month, reporting results to both regional and global management and finance.Drove improvement in STO/ITO KPI from 2.5 to 4.5+ over 12 months through inventory management, ABC and aged inventory analysis, and scrap management. Directed cross functional team on 3 month project to successfully implement Xelus (statistical demand planning & forecasting software) Multi Item Optimization (MIO) functionality, allowing dynamic planning of multi-level inventories for customer's 34 local and regional warehouses. Resulted in cost savings and avoidance of $1.6M in annual inventory spend for customer network expansion support.Regional member of steering committee for Global Planning, interfacing with Stockholm (HQ), EMEA, APAC, and China representatives to coordinate regional actions and implementation of Global Planning HWSD policy, systems issues, tool upgrades/expansion, strategy roadmaps, etc. Regional Manager for Waste Electronic & Electrical Equipment (WEEE) flow planning, including LTB and End of Support run-out planningMember ISM since 2008; CPSM certification in processKey Contributor award 2011-2012Leadership Core Curriculum graduate From October 2006 to January 2013 (6 years 4 months) Plano, TXSupply Chain Manager @ VLSIP Technologies, Inc $50M semiconductor assembly contract manufacturer. Promoted to Supply Chain Manager in 2005 from Materials Manager, MedicalDirected and managed production control and master scheduling responsibilities for Medical manufacturing implantable cardiac devices, plus managing of main kitroom, shipping, and receivingManaged corporate commodities buying for main kitroom inventory, including all manufacturing supplies, cleanroom supplies, stocked MRO supplies, packaging/shipping materials, and logistics suppliers, including electronics waste flow for destruction and reclaim/recycling. Assumed role of primary point of contact for key Fortune 1000 customer regarding daily business operations including supplier issues, production, and pricing quotations and invoice reconciliations.Planned, directed, and reconciled 2005 physical inventory, resulting in first 100% accurate audit count for year end inventory in company history. Wrote and implemented corporate supplier selection and evaluation procedures, creating corporate and departmental supply chain procedures for successful ISO13485 certification audit in Dec 2005. Perform annual supplier audit assessments for key suppliers with Quality Assurance Director; appointed lead site auditor. Increased inventory turns from 3 to 5.5 turns per year within first 8 months. Manage key suppliers for both substrate and component manufacturers including SCAR processing, Perform monthly perpetual to G/L reconciliations of $4.5M inventory, directing analysis of any discrepancies and reporting details to CFO/CEO. Six Sigma Greenbelt and LEAN manufacturing program training. From March 2004 to October 2006 (2 years 8 months) Richardson, TXMaterials Manager @ K&S Interconnect, Inc $18M ATE test board and probe card fabrication and assembly plant. Responsible for all Purchasing, Stockroom, Shipping, and Receiving functions. 7 direct reportsReduced inventory 40% over first 6 months while increasing cycle count & inventory accuracy from 70% to +99% in 5 months with no impact to production operations. Negotiated 15% savings on key direct materials, saving >$100K per year in materials spend.Trained & Certified ISO-9000/2000 internal auditor. Created and wrote supply chain policies and procedures for sucessful ISO-9000/2000 certification. Appointed Site Manager 1/2004, and sucessfully directed strategic project to outsource current $15M in plant business to 3 primary suppliers, including vendor evaluation and qualification, site audit, first articles processing, and completing business agreement negotiations prior to plant closure. From May 2001 to March 2004 (2 years 11 months) Dallas, TXMaterials And Logistics Manager @ Siemens Industry US Materials and logistics manager From May 2013 to August 2017 (4 years 4 months) Grand Prairie, TX

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