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Name : Cadigan
Industry Type : Purchasing Manager
City & State : Slidell, LA
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Building Products - Equipment
Objective : Open
Resume :  
Kevin J. Cadigan

1305 Spring Ridge Circle Phone: 985-641-0181
Slidell, LA 70461 Cell: 504-495-7933
Email: cadigan156[at]


Extensive senior management leadership background in Manufacturing and Distribution Operations, Planning, Supply Chain Cost Reduction, Contract Negotiation, Inventory Reduction, Vendor Consolidation and GMROI improvement through cross-functional group management.
Self motivated, results-oriented Team Captain with the proven ability to build, develop and motivate high performance teams utilizing outstanding verbal/written communication talents, problem identification/solving abilities, analytical and strategic group visionary skills

ION Geophysical Corp - New Orleans, LA May 2008 Present


Senior Manager of Procurement and Inventory Control operations for $250M multi-location International manufacturing organization, developing and producing Marine and Land based petrochemical and natural gas seismic exploration and acquisition integrated systems

HENRY A. PETTER SUPPLY CO. - Paducah, KY Mar 2005 Sept. 2007


Management of all Purchasing and Inventory control operations (130,000 SKUs) for Multi-divisional, multiple location, leading Industrial Distribution Company with annual revenues in excess of $80 Million
Responsible for the successful consolidation of more than 4000 Suppliers through the development of Commodity Groups/Buyers resulting in a successful consistent track record in excess of $40,000 bottom line cost savings per quarter
Management of and the continual documented improvement of the Company wide Order Fill Rate, in excess of 98% (7000 SKUs tracked)
Design and development of a computerized Inventory pricing system utilized throughout the seven branch locations and Outside Sales personnel via the Company Intranet and Profit 21 MRP software
Disaster Recovery / Freight Cost Reduction Team leader



Management, direction and control of all procurement and manufacturing planning activities and staff to achieve production delivery obligations within standard cost guidelines
Active daily leadership role among Senior management teams establishing Group strategic plans, exceeding production objectives and timelines with an annual $100M production budget

THE DAILY GRIND Front Royal, VA Apr 2002 Jan 2004


Owner/Operator of a highly successful, Coffee House/Caf franchise operation

NX NETWORKS - Herndon, VA Oct 2000 Feb. 2002


Coordination of all production planning, scheduling and procurement activities for cross-functional engineering and manufacturing teams utilizing SAP system operational software
Analysis of production performance data to correct and insure accurate standard costs while identifying, determining and correcting the cause of cost discrepancies
Source identification, qualification and management of multiple offsite sub-assembly Contract Manufacturers

HOPPMANN CORPORATION - Haymarket, VA Sept 1983 - Jun 2000


Managed Corporate Purchasing, Planning, Inventory, and Shipping & Receiving for three integrated Automation Packaging Manufacturing facilities
Successfully controlled multiple integrated location inventories consisting of approximately 50,000 SKUs. Managed part-planning parameters for components and sub-assemblies used in the manufacturing of 200+ finished products. Direct supervision of 5 buyer/planners, 4 inventory control personnel and 4 Shipping/Receiving clerks
MRP software Team Leader. Successfully piloted the multiple module implementations and went live on time, significantly under budget. Developed user-friendly operational manuals for Purchasing, Production Planning, Inventory Control and Shipping & Receiving
Reduced inventory costs by more than 25% through aggressive contract negotiations with raw material and component Suppliers to purchase product on a direct basis.
ISO 9001 implementation Team Leader. Documented and published the audited operations manuals for Purchasing, Research & Development, and Inventory Control
Managed a highly diversified global Supply Chain through the development and implementation of the Certified Vendor Quality System used to closely monitor the ongoing performance of 200+ key Suppliers for continual quality improvement
Reduced carrying costs by 20-25%. Management of product usage reports resulted in the elimination of excess and obsolete inventory
Organized the storage and control of all raw materials, components, sub-assemblies and finished goods, thus minimizing repetitive product movement. Improved production efficiency through make or buy analysis, point of use stock location, Vendor Managed Inventories, kiting and scrap reduction


Bachelor of Science Communications Engineering


MRP/ERP Software
Syteline, Navision, Profit 21 (Acclaim), Mapics, Visibility, Symix, Oracle, MAI Basic IV, MacPac

G.M.R.O.I. Management & Improvement, Fill Rate Improvement, Vendor Score Cards, Lean Cell Manufacturing, ECR/ECN Control, ISO 9001/2000,
Six Sigma, DFM (Demand Flow Manufacturing), Just In Time Manufacturing, VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), KANBAN, Kaizen


I.S.M. - Institute for Supply Management (Formally N.A.P.M.)
A.P.I.C.S. - American Production and Inventory Control Society (Certified Purchasing Manager)


Secret, Top Secret, Special Intelligence (Department of Defense)

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