Director, Operations Engineering @ Tibit Communications, Inc. Petaluma, CaliforniaHead Of Supply-Chain & Strategic Sourcing, AR/VR Products @ Facebook Global Consumer Electronics -- Operations, Manufacturing, Supply-Chain & Strategic SourcingHigh value supplier contracts, Finance, and Scaled ERP SystemsSocial Media experience enhancement products & servicesAR/VR electronics (Facebook Portal, Portal-plus, Oculus Rift, GO, Qwest)Market leading SOC's, Silicon, Display, & Camera/Sensor technologiesEmerging...
Director, Operations Engineering @ Tibit Communications, Inc. Petaluma, CaliforniaHead Of Supply-Chain & Strategic Sourcing, AR/VR Products @ Facebook Global Consumer Electronics -- Operations, Manufacturing, Supply-Chain & Strategic SourcingHigh value supplier contracts, Finance, and Scaled ERP SystemsSocial Media experience enhancement products & servicesAR/VR electronics (Facebook Portal, Portal-plus, Oculus Rift, GO, Qwest)Market leading SOC's, Silicon, Display, & Camera/Sensor technologiesEmerging technology & 3rd party accessories From April 2017 to October 2019 (2 years 7 months) Menlo Park, CAVP, Corporate Supply-Chain, Sourcing, & Outsourced Manufacturing @ Nielsen Audio (Previously Arbitron) Direct leadership of talented technical team of 12 to 15 through approximately 20 major projects to delivered product life-cycles and meet customer requirements;Over 40% total Sourcing / landed cost reductions across ~300M in addressable product and services spend;Significant business process improvements, business systems implementations, and enhanced supplier management processes.Demonstrated skill in leadership of electronic equipment manufacturing process engineering, design for manufacture-ability, quality, test, and after sales service, repair, and support.Sales Operations & Planning. [ Legal / Regulatory support of product sales/usability ] From July 2006 to May 2014 (7 years 11 months) Detailed Skills/Experience Continued: @ See Detailed Skills Below - CONSISTENT BUSINESS PROCESS EXECUTION (conscientiousness)- ACCOMPLISHED IN BUSINESS PROBLEM RECOGNITION & CREATIVE RESOLUTION- HANDS-ON P&L RESPONSIBILITY - SKILLED IN DIRECT CEO REPORTING & BOD PRESENTATIONS- PRACTICED IN GLOBAL SUPPLY-CHAIN & COMMERCE- PRACTICED IN SOX COMPLIANCE RELATED TO PROCUREMENT & INVENTORY- RISK ASSESSMENT & AVOIDANCE -- BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANS & EXECUTION - WORKS WITH/INSPIRES TEAM MEMBERS TO ACHIEVE GOALS--DELIVER RESULTS- MULTIMILLION DOLLAR COST AVOIDANCE AND REDUCTION PROJECTS -- improved EBITA- QUALITY [ISO-9001:2008; IPC610]- INTEGRITY, URGENCY, CHANGE LEADERSHIP, VISION- CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND AFTER SALES SUPPORT- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MANUFACTURING, TEST, & QUALITY ENGINEERING MGT.- MANUFACTURING--Domestic & International (7 COUNTRIES + CHINA)- STRATEGIC SOURCING, PROCUREMENT POLICIES, WORK PRACTICES, & SYSTEMS - BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING -- CLIENT PORTAL HOSTING & CLOUD- WAREHOUSING, LOGISTICS-3PL, SUPPLIER MGT. [KanBan & 2-bin demand flow practices]- DFM/DFT & LEAN 6 SIGMA [DMAIC/JDI/KAIZEN]- IT SYSTEMS--HW/SW, SERVICES, & CLOUD-high volume user base- LIFE-CYCLE--LEGAL, SAFE USE, RoHS-REACH, CONFLICT MINERALS- SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT- ORDER, CONFIG, DISTRIBUTION MGT. [Shop floor control & routing systems]- OPS FINANCE [operating plans, budget, & capital/expense utilization]- ERP/MRP SYSTEMS (ORACLE, PeopleSoft, SAP, BaaN) [ Financials/CRM/SRM/SOM ]- OUTSOURCING--SANMINA-SCI, FLEXTRONICS, PLEXUS, BENCHMARK, TECHFAITH - M & A, --INTEGRATION- GLOBAL SERVICES--NEW, RECOVERY, REPAIR/REFURB & RECYCLING From January 1990 to January 2014 (24 years 1 month) SR. Director, Operations, Integrated Supply-Chain, and Sourcing @ MOTOROLA Senior Team Leadership and CoachingOutsourced Manufacturing (Domestic & International)Ops, Supply-Chain, and Strategic SourcingSales & Operations Planning and executionSales order fulfillmentManufacturing & Quality EngineeringMfg. Test engineering•Direct responsibility as a member of the business unit senior leadership team in support of meeting goals and objectives, and making key business decisions;•Accountability to the Networks Division Sr. Vice-President of Supply-Chain, and indirect report to the business unit Vice President and General Manager in meeting customer requirements through sales order operations/administration, supply-chain, manufacturing, production planning/control, manufacturing engineering (DFM/DFT), product test, and delivered quality;•Focused work with the Materials team to develop and implement key contracts and business practice agreements with key component suppliers and outsourced contract manufacturer’s. From June 2005 to July 2006 (1 year 2 months) V.P. Operations & Supply Chain @ Mahi Networks, Inc. _____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Direct responsibility as a member of the Executive Management Team working with the Board Of Directors on key business decisions;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Direct accountability to CEO for the company_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART146ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____s materials, manufacturing, production control, manufacturing engineering (DFM/DFT), product test, and quality operations;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Significant direct leadership in the management of product materials and capital equipment acquisition. Key focus on inventory control, associated cost reductions, and meeting customer ship dates._____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Worked with the Executive Team, and other leadership teams to implement business systems (Agile PDMS & Oracle11i)., develop business plans, and supporting budgets to track and drive desired results; Providing leadership and managerial guidance for a 17 person operations and manufacturing team;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Focused work with the Materials team to develop and implement key contracts and business practice agreements with key component suppliers and outsourced contract manufacturer_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART146ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____s From September 2000 to June 2005 (4 years 10 months) Vice-President, General Manager @ Solectron Global Services _____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Direct leadership and guidance of a senior management team in support of a 60M electronic services and repair business, for major computer manufacturing companies;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Direct accountability for P & L to the Chief Executive Officer, with planning, action, and accomplishment reporting to the corporate executive staff;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Non-voting member representation of business performance to the Board of Directors, via site developed business plans;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Thorough staff development and process enhancement in the areas of marketing contract management, process / quality engineering, materials, financial control, and logistics;_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Active in Oracle ERP system implementation._____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART149ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____Driving significant improvements in site revenue during leadership tenure, moving business net profit from ~ 7% to ~ 20% by improving material processes, source cost, labor efficiency, and reducing overhead expenses. (Site employment of 600+ direct and indirect employees) From September 1998 to September 2000 (2 years 1 month) Senior Manager, Outsourced Mfg. & Process Engineering @ Adtran Provided leadership in moving product manufacturing and supply-chain functions into an indirect outsourced model.Established and led team of technical engineering staff and supplier program/product managers to transition and sustain high-volume/high-mix telecommunications products.Addressed supplier contracts, product quality, delivery, and cost management functions. Key developments in business process improvements, landed cost, ERP system implementation, and sustaining product engineering/support. From 1994 to 1996 (2 years) Management & Military @ Leadership Roles--Compaq Computer Corp.; Sci-Systems; Military Pilot Training; Anheuser-Busch Compaq -- Multiple positions of increased responsibility in product planning, manufacturing, design for manufacturing, test, and quality .. both internal and through outsourced suppliers.Included supply-chain engineering, financial tracking, analysis, and cost reduction/avoidance. Direct work in end-to-end vertical in-line manufacturing through development and implementation of build/configure to order processes.Notebook, desktop, rack-mount servers, and network appliance products. From 1984 to 1994 (10 years) Sr. DIRECTOR, ENERGY MANAGEMENT (Supply Chain, NPI, & Strategic Sourcing) @ Enphase Energy Global Strategic Sourcing -- Energy Management & Power ProductsLarge scale electronic and electro-mechanical manufacturing supportEnergy management systemsData-Comm and internet gateway products (hardware & software)Machine-To-Machine Cellular services and deployment of iOT devicesContract negotiation -- cost reduction and general managementNew Product IntroductionTeam leadership and developmentEnergy storage and distribution productsSolar energy products and servicesOracle 12 ERP Salesforce seat license negotiation -- also direct use of applicationArena product data management systemDevelopment and utilization of Sharepoint Webapp portal for new product introduction -- scheduling, tracking, and general management From June 2014 to April 2017 (2 years 11 months) Petaluma California
Tibit Communications, Inc.
Director, Operations Engineering
Head Of Supply-Chain & Strategic Sourcing, AR/VR Products
April 2017 to October 2019
Menlo Park, CA
Nielsen Audio (Previously Arbitron)
VP, Corporate Supply-Chain, Sourcing, & Outsourced Manufacturing
July 2006 to May 2014
See Detailed Skills Below
Detailed Skills/Experience Continued:
January 1990 to January 2014
SR. Director, Operations, Integrated Supply-Chain, and Sourcing
June 2005 to July 2006
Mahi Networks, Inc.
V.P. Operations & Supply Chain
September 2000 to June 2005
Solectron Global Services
Vice-President, General Manager
September 1998 to September 2000
Senior Manager, Outsourced Mfg. & Process Engineering
1994 to 1996
Leadership Roles--Compaq Computer Corp.; Sci-Systems; Military Pilot Training; Anheuser-Busch
Management & Military
1984 to 1994
Sr. DIRECTOR, ENERGY MANAGEMENT (Supply Chain, NPI, & Strategic Sourcing)
June 2014 to April 2017
What company does Tim Chappell work for?
Tim Chappell works for Tibit Communications, Inc.
What is Tim Chappell's role at Tibit Communications, Inc.?
Tim Chappell is Director, Operations Engineering
What industry does Tim Chappell work in?
Tim Chappell works in the Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry.
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