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ALAN MINER  12940 North Tarzana Drive  Oro Valley, AZ 85755

 520.544.7595  216.403.6141 

Innovative, performance-driven and results-oriented Operations Management professional, offering more than 12 years
of experience in all aspects of operations management, P&L, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain and new
product launch. Solid track record in optimizing productivity, improving profitability, and turning around
underperforming operations. Adept at conceptualizing operational changes regarding internal procedural
improvements and manufacturing implementation with strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
Analytical and proactive leader with advanced ability to provide strategic leadership to multi-disciplinary integrated
tasks through effective application of quality assurance, client interaction, and process improvement. Versatile team
player with the ability to interact well to diverse individuals at all levels.
 Change agent, championing process improvements through DBS, Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
 Demonstrates excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills at any level in an organization.
 Exceptional ability to maintain internal and external customer satisfaction as well as relationship building.
 Excellent ability to dramatically improve underperforming businesses in terms of quality, delivery and cost.
 Adept in developing high impact teams where communication easily flows up and down to insure progress
toward a common vision
 Fosters positive motivational environments through trust, empowerment and good use of emotional
 Calculated risk taker constantly pushing the limits on what people and business can achieve
Responsible for selection and management of total supply base for direct and indirect material spend. Negotiate
contracts with existing suppliers and new suppliers on Limited Liability Blanket Purchase Orders to support Danaher
Materials Process. Negotiate Long Term Agreements with Contract Manufacturers and strategic supply chain partners
to reduce overall inventory exposure while insuring best terms for payment, minimum order quantities, Price Point
Variance and Non-Cancelable Non-Returnable risk. Reduce and consolidate total supply base and establish strategic
partnerships with vendors for improved Supplier Quality Management and for leverage for Corporate initiatives such as
lead time reduction, price point variance (PPV) and year-over-year savings. Bring key suppliers into the New Product
Development Process to insure best cost and manufacturability. Coordinate all activities with other Danaher Operating
Companies and Corporate liaisons to insure consistency and best practices across the businesses.
Key Accomplishments:
• June-September 2009 acting Supply Chain Manager leading procurement team, Shipping, Receiving and
Material Handling.
• Responsiblefor13mmannualspend
• Reduced inventory by 900k in 3 months through control of receipts, implementation of kanban, & LLBPO. On
track to reduce total inventory from 5.5m to 2.8m in 6 months.
• Loaded PPV funnel and gained traction on projects to realize first favorable PPV in 12 months and on track to
gain favorable PPV of 450k (3.5%) by year end. Loaded 2010 with 900k (6.9%) PPV
• Lead TPI (Transaction Process Improvement) Kaizens to establish new material kitting process increasing
productivity by 40%
• Lead cross-functional TPI on new RTV (Return to Vendor) process that eliminated head count, complexity and
transactions and improved cash flow for organization. Took RTV inventory from over 100k to zero and
• Created Daily Management around material tracking process, PPV and "checkbook" decreasing gross
inventory by 900k in 3 months.
• Supervised Reverse Auction effort to move 1.7mm of PCBA to China LCR for 42% savings and generation of
750k of PPV.
• Negotiated 500k contract with Mexican PCBA supplier which would generate over 250k PPV from Reverse
Auction project.
• Negotiated contract and consolidated supply base of 1mm fabricated metal which resulted in 550k PPV.
• Coordinated efforts with Engineering Team on VAVE efforts to cost out 400k on direct material purchases.
• Moved 70% of Supply Base to P-Card payment terms to extend DPO to an average 70 days improving cash
flow performance of organization.
• Lead organizational effort to move company toward e-procurement tool (Ariba) to eliminate paper copy
purchase requisitions.
• Moved total hardware spend in excess of $200,000 to VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) which produced an
annual savings to the business of $100,000 hard savings and $75,000 in indirect savings.


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ALAN MINER  12940 North Tarzana Drive  Oro Valley, AZ 85755
 520.544.7595  216.403.6141 

Assumed full responsibility in all aspects of manufacturing from Production through Manufacturing Engineering,
Quality, Production Scheduling, Indirect Purchasing, Electronic Technicians, Facilities Management, Environmental
Health & Safety, Shipping, Receiving and Material Handling. Oversaw and coordinated multi-location facilities in
Cleveland, Ohio; Everett, Washington; and Eindhoven, Netherlands. Performed multifaceted responsibilities such as
overseeing P&L management for Operations Team; reporting Policy Deployment (PD) Key Performing Indicator (KPI)
root cause and countermeasure monthly to the business group; setting goals and objectives for the department to
meet and support KPI’s, PD, and 3-year Strategic Plan; as well as providing assistance in strategic planning of the
organization with the Leadership Team.
Key Accomplishments:
• Successfully increased productivity from 50% to 131% within two years of excellent management.
• Strategically executed gross margin expansion from 6% to 18% within one year.
• Effectively increased product knowledge by 48% with reduction in workforce through initiating and
implementing Standard Work/Cross training program.
• Achieved department cost reduction of more than $400K.
• Successfully reduced lead-time from 32 days into 5 days, as well as achieved 73% reduction in premium labor
• Accomplished Lean Conversion of 13 manufacturing cells and Shipping/Receiving Departments.
• Driven down Past Due backlog to customers from 1.2M to 10K (0.53 days of sales).
• Increased on-time delivery to customers from 72% to 93% as well as improved Internal Quality PPM by 33%.
• Conceptualized and established Strategic Reorganization of Operations Department to meet business needs
and impact QDC.
• Effectively led a new product launch team for TNT12000 product as well as directed factory transition from
Norway of Metron product line to Cleveland Ohio Facility.
• Increased Shipping Department productivity by 254% (2500 more lines a month, with 4 less people).
• Brought facility into OSHA compliance as well as initiated Voluntary Compliance Program with state.
Managed half of the manufacturing plant in three shifts, five days a week manufacturing environment with 178 hourly
employees. Performed various functions such as ensuring and coordinating productivity; quality and on-time
shipments; demand forecast; cross training staff development; safety; Six Sigma/Lean process improvements; and
budgetary control.
Key Accomplishments:
• Oversaw and managed an annual operating budget of $6.3M with $38M in sales (total operation of $75M in
annual sales)
• Initiated and implemented multiple productivity improvement efforts such as Lean, 5S, Kaizen and Six Sigma,
which resulted to $240K worth of process improvements annually.
• Coordinated and supervised new product development teams for new growth applications with product
development team and Horizon Project teams.
• Created, led and coordinated a divisional recruitment, retention and fast-track development program for the
Team Leader position that was later adopted by the corporation and implemented globally at all business
locations (MOLD/GOLD Program)
• Introduced and established new planning and scheduling techniques to increase Planner Engineering
Department productivity while reducing the headcount from 4 to 3 professionals.
• Played a pivotal role as member of new facility layout and design team during division consolidation project.

Adjunct Faculty Instructor (Part-Time)-Metro Campus, Cuyahoga Community College  Cleveland, OH2007-2009
Production Supervisor – Landing Gear Division, Goodrich  Cleveland, OH 2000-2003
Account Manager-Commercial Intertech Press Metals Division, Parker Hannifin  Youngstown, OH 1999-2000
ISO Document Controller-Hydraulics Division, Parker Hannifin  Youngstown, OH 1998-1999
Production Office Clerk-Hydraulics Division, Parker Hannifin  Youngstown, OH 1997-1998
Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Operations Management and Business Statistics
Cleveland State University  Cleveland, OH 2003-2006
Advancing Manager Certificate
Case Western Reserve University  Cleveland, OH 2001-2002
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Business Administration/Management, Minor in
Youngstown State University  Youngstown, OH 1995-2000
Two courses toward Certification in Production and Inventory Management
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ALAN MINER  12940 North Tarzana Drive  Oro Valley, AZ 85755
 520.544.7595  216.403.6141 

The Association for Operations Management (APICS)

Working toward Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
The Association for Operations Management (APICS)-Cleveland Chapter
Project Management Institute (PMI)-Northeast Ohio Chapter
Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF)
2008 The Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership-Achieve Global | DBS Master Black Belt  Danaher Corp.
2007 DBS Master Black Belt-5S/Visual Management | DBS Master Black Belt-Standard Work  Danaher Corp.
2006 Enterprise Lean Sigma Champion  Avery Dennison
2005 Six Sigma Champion | OSHA 10-Hour Training | Valve-Horizons Project Facilitator  Avery Dennison
2004 Select for Success | Six Sigma Green Belt Certification | TS16949 Coordinator  Avery Dennison
2002 Six Sigma Green Belt Certification | HAZWOPER Training  Goodrich Corporation
Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Certification  Center for Research in Applied Creativity
1997 Total Quality Management (TQM) Certification  Commercial Intertech Corporation

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